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Former GN'R Guitarist Izzy Stradlin Shares Clip of New Song, 'Walkin''

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Many Guns N’ Roses fans were unhappy when they learned that founding guitarist Izzy Stradlin wouldn’t be part of the classic lineup’s reunion along with Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan.

There’s some good news for them, however. Stradlin has been working on new music and plans to release a song later this month.

Stradlin shared a clip of the tune, which has the working title of “Walkin’,” and you can hear it below.

The guitarist’s last album was Wave of Heat, issued in 2010 as an iTunes-only release.

MIXING NEW SONG FOR JUNE RELEASE !
WORKING TITLE "WALKIN" pic.twitter.com/OJdI1WLJYk

— Izzy Stradlin (@IzzyStradlin999) June 11, 2016

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Christopher Scapelliti
Christopher Scapelliti

Christopher Scapelliti is editor-in-chief of Guitar Player (opens in new tab) magazine, the world’s longest-running guitar magazine, founded in 1967. In his extensive career, he has authored in-depth interviews with such guitarists as Pete Townshend, Slash, Billy Corgan, Jack White, Elvis Costello and Todd Rundgren, and audio professionals including Beatles engineers Geoff Emerick and Ken Scott. He is the co-author of Guitar Aficionado: The Collections: The Most Famous, Rare, and Valuable Guitars in the World (opens in new tab), a founding editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine, and a former editor with Guitar WorldGuitar for the Practicing Musician and Maximum Guitar. Apart from guitars, he maintains a collection of more than 30 vintage analog synthesizers.