Machine Gun Kelly delivers riotous renditions of My Ex's Best Friend and Lonely on Saturday Night Live

Machine Gun Kelly
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Machine Gun Kelly appeared in the first episode of Saturday Night Live 2021 over the weekend, delivering stellar performances of two tracks from his raucous 2020 album, Tickets To My Downfall.

Introduced by comedian and host John Krasinski, the Cleveland rapper-turned-guitar-toting-rockstar launched into a highly energetic version of My Ex's Best Friend, before later serving up an emotionally charged rendition of Lonely.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.