Welcome to the toy aisle, Duff McKagan. The Weapons N’ Roses bassist is the newest rock star to affix Funko’s Gold premium vinyl determine line, which beforehand miniaturized singer Axl Rose and guitarist Slash.
The brand new McKagan figurine stands 5 inches tall and sports activities black boots, black pants and a black leather-based jacket, together with a padlock necklace and voluminous blonde hair. It is accessible for preorder now at numerous on-line retailers and is ready to ship in April.
Together with the common determine, Funko has made a particular “chase” variant that portrays McKagan because the skull-faced avatar that graced the long-lasting cowl of Weapons N’ Roses’ Urge for food for Destruction. Prospects have a one-in-six likelihood of acquiring the Chase variant (or they’ll get rid of the ingredient of shock and shell out some more money to preorder the limited-edition model at sure web sites).
McKagan changed unique Weapons N’ Roses bassist Ole Beich nearly instantly after the band’s formation in early 1985. His preliminary tenure lasted till 1997, throughout which he performed on the band’s landmark Urge for food — which grew to become the bestselling debut album in historical past — together with its multiplatinum follow-ups, 1988’s GN’R Lies and 1991’s Use Your Phantasm I and II. In 2016, McKagan reunited with Rose and Slash, and the semi-reconstituted lineup launched the profitable Not in This Lifetime … Tour.
The bassist stayed lively exterior of Weapons N’ Roses as effectively, releasing two solo albums, fronting the band Loaded and enjoying within the supergroup Velvet Revolver, that includes GNR alumni Slash and Matt Sorum and ex-Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland. Extra not too long ago, McKagan contributed bass to Ozzy Osbourne’s Affected person Quantity 9 and Iggy Pop’s Each Loser.
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