Those shows marked Adler’s first appearances with Guns N’ Roses since 1990, although he performed with members of the band at their 2012 induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Adler was thrown out of Guns N’ Roses in 1990 due to his heavy drug use, a problem he struggled with for years after his dismissal.
- Until he performed with the group on the summer tour, speculation about Adler having some sort of involvement in the Guns reunion had been rampant ever since the band made its comeback official with a surprise April 1st show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles.
- Adler was reportedly going to appear at that gig until he was sidelined by a back injury.
- The regular Guns drummer for several years has been Frank Ferrer, who is also part of the current lineup that boasts founding members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan.
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