Following Guns N' Roses recent reunion at Coachella, XLrator Media is set to release a new hard rocking documentary on one of the band's iconic members. The story behind musician Duff McKagan is coming to the big screen on June 3. And today, we have the first trailer for It's So Easy and Other Lies, which exposes the man behind the myth.
Based on Duff McKagan's New York Times best-selling memoir It's So Easy and Other Lies features exclusive archival footage. This is the authorized music documentary of the man behind the music. He is a founding member and bass player for Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver and other bands. The movie chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and fortune. We also get to see his near-fatal struggles with alcohol and drug addiction. And the movie also delves into his remarkable life transformation.
It's So Easy and Other Lies features Duff McKagan and exclusive rare archive footage of his early days with original Guns N' Roses. Included in the movie are band members Slash, Steve Adler, Izzy Stradlin and Axl Rose}. Also making appearances as well are latter members Gilby Clarke and Matt Sorum.
The documentary also touches base with Duff's contemporaries, such as Mike McCready (Pearl Jam), Krist Novoselic (Nirvana), Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue) and many more. This authorized biographical documentary takes the audience on an incredible cinematic journey through the unbelievable rise of a driven teenager's meager beginnings on the streets of Seattle, to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The man is Michael McKagan, better known to the world as "Duff." The band is Guns N' Roses.
The band became the ultimate icons of sex, drugs and rock and roll, causing pandemonium in their wake, but the lifestyle caught up with Duff, leaving him close to death. Follow Duff's journey through original archival footage and interviews with many of the people who took this wild ride, including a constellation of rock stars that rose to fame alongside him, and the people who inspired him to overcome his addictions.
Not only do we have the first trailer for this exciting new rock and roll documentary we also have the first poster. Take a deep look into a life that hasn't stopped yet. It's So Easy and Other Lies promises to be one of this year's best music documentaries. And it's one that simply can't be missed.