One night years ago the two bands threw a party and drank beyond all limits. “The Guns had challenged us in a drinking contest – said Tommy Lee – and we thought” here, another band wants to try to hold on to us “. So we started drinking sitting at the bar all together, Slash, Duff McKagan, myself and Nikki Sixx, one glass after the other, continuing indefinitely.
“This is for sure my last time. It’s tough. It simply doesn’t do for me anymore”. People who know him well they never bet Eric Clapton would speak these words one day. But that’s how it is: Slowhand abandons tours, concerts, lives; this is his last tournée. Alcholol didn’t stop him, heroin didn’t break him, not even the terrible loss of his son bent him over, instead he wrote one of the most amazing ballads ever created by Clapton: “Tears in Heaven”