Slash slams TV's Glee, vows it will stay Guns N' Roses-free
The last time Ear of Newt mentioned former Guns N' Roses/current Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash, we reported on how he was planning to produce horror movies for the new company Slasher Films.
Now the top-hatted rocker--who opens for Ozzy Osbourne in Seattle on February 5--is making news by slamming the hit TV series Glee in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.
Slash told EW.com that he would not want to see the top-rated FOX-TV show do a Guns N' Roses-themed episode. In fact, he hopes the cast--which has covered, via tribute episodes, the music of Journey, Madonna, and Britney Spears--never wraps its lips around a single GN'R classic.
"We got asked about that once already but it got turned down," Slash said. "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.
"Glee is worse than Grease," he added, "and Grease is bad enough.... Actually, I look at Grease now and think: between High School Musical and Glee, Grease was a brilliant work of art."
No word yet on whether the cast of Glee has agreed to perform on the soundtrack of Slasher Films' upcoming Eli Roth-directed project, Suffering of the Gleeks.
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