During a new interview with Wirtualna Polska from Poland, Guns n’ Roses guitarist Slash has shared his thoughts about the people who wear shirts of bands whose music they don’t know.
Slash said that ‘you can’t get angry with people because they’re wearing a t-shirt that looks cool’. Here’s the statement:
“The funny one to me is all the kids that wear CBGB shirts, that have no idea what CBGB is. In a way, it’s sort of carrying the torch.
It might be fashionable to some [and] some sort of statement, but in a way, it keeps that brand alive, so it’s cool. You can’t get angry with people because they’re wearing a t-shirt that looks cool and have no idea what the band is that’s on it.”
He also talked about his early years, and said:
“I don’t play the big rock star guy very well. I’m not that guy. I just say, ‘Fuck it — I just want to play,’ and that’s all I really focus on. I pretty much am playing all the time…
It’s very much a passion thing for me, and all the other sort of bullshit that comes with having arrived at any form of success is [irrelevant]. I just don’t do the celebrity thing. People might want to try and see me in that kind of a role, but it just doesn’t stick.”
You can listen to the entire interview below. Click here for the source.