Guns N’ Roses bassist Tommy Stinson has posted a blog update after returning from a South American tour with GnR.
“All things considered, I’d say South America was a success,” he reports. “I have a few new scars, one less bass, one less favorite coat (damn thieving baggage handlers!), a few less brain cells, and a new appreciation for Cipro. I have seen a lot of beautiful places and people on this tour, and only a few not-so-much.”
The tour, which spanned the continent, started March 7 and wrapped up earlier this month.
Stinson also announced that he will be doing an online fundraiser with prizes such as one of his GnR basses and some of his plaid suits. The fundraiser will benefit an organization called Timkatec, which builds and maintains trade schools for poor and homeless kids in Haiti.
“The people of Haiti will need our assistance in rebuilding their schools, hospitals, and cities for years to come, and this is just one small way to help. I hope all of you will join me in the effort. I will be rewarding those that participate with a free download of the first track off of my upcoming solo record.”
To keep up to date with Tommy and check out his video blog, visit his web site.