Guns N' Roses Reject 'Glee' Offer
Jan. 17, 2011, 5:26 PM ESTWENN
Guns N' Roses have become the latest act to turn
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The band's former guitarist Slash has revealed that he and frontman Axl Rose were approached by the hit TV show's
producers about a possible episode themed around their hits, but opted not to be
a part of the Golden Globe-winning musical comedy series.
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"In the current climate of what's going on in entertainment these days, I try
to be more optimistic than negative, because it's really easy to get negative
about it, but I draw the line at 'Glee,'" Slash tells EW.com. "'Glee' is worse
than 'Grease,' and 'Grease' is bad enough. ... When
'Grease' came out, I was like, 'Oh, c'mon, give me a break.' Actually, I look at
'Grease' now and think, 'Between "High School
Musical" and "Glee," "Grease" was a brilliant work of art.'"
Kings of Leon and Coldplay previously turned down musical
tributes on the show. Coldplay have since reconsidered their stance.