Wolfgang Van Halen discusses learning Paradise City to perform onstage with Guns N’ Roses

Wolfgang Van Halen
(Image credit: Guns N' Roses/Instagram)

Earlier this year, Wolfgang Van Halen took his Mammoth WVH project on the road with Guns N’ Roses for the band’s touring debut, and capped off the sprawling stint around the country in style by joining Slash and co onstage for a performance of Paradise City.

In a new interview with Spin, Van Halen discussed the experience that occurred during the last two shows of GNR’s US tour, revealing it was actually Axl Rose who initially proposed the idea.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.