''I know that many of you are disappointed that some of the people you came to know and love could not be with us here today. Regardless of what you have heard or read, people worked very hard (meaning my former friends) to do everything they could so that I could not be here today. I say fuck that. I am as hurt and disappointed as you that unlike Oasis, we could not find a way to all get along.''
10月底，一位穿著頗有質感西裝復古款皮鞋的中年人走到櫃檯前(從未見過他)，問說：「Gun N' Roses」的新專輯發了嗎？我嚇了一跳：Gun N' Roses要發新專輯！另一方面再看看眼前這位大叔，如此穩重看起來真不像是聽金屬的。查了查電腦，「11月底才發」「那幫我留一片」留資料時又聊幾句「等很久囉」「是啊，十多年了......」