By Robyn Collins
Fans can expect animation, interviews and live footage in a film about Guns N’ Roses’ bassist Duff McKagan.
A clip of the film, initially premiered on Rolling Stone. It’s So Easy and Other Lies is reportedly scheduled for a summer release, which will line up nicely with the Guns N’ Roses tour featuring Slash and McKagan’s return to GNR. The movie has been a few years coming, first gaining distribution in 2013, but is said to be worth the wait.
The official synopsis promises, “Based on his New York Times best-selling memoir and featuring exclusive archival footage, this authorized music documentary chronicles the incredible life of Duff McKagan – founding member and bass player for Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver and other bands. While Guns N’ Roses became the ultimate icons of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, causing pandemonium in their wake, the lifestyle caught up with Duff, leaving him close to death. Follow Duff’s journey through interviews with many of the people who took this wild ride, including a constellation of rock stars who rose to fame alongside him, and the people who inspired him to overcome his addictions and transform his life.”