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Richard Fortus, The Dead Daisies

by Paul Cashmere on November 18, 2013

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Richard Fortus was a member of The Psychedelic Furs and went on to form Love Spit Love with Richard and Tim Butler before hooking up with Axl Rose in 2001 and becoming a member of Guns N’ Roses.

Richard played on GNR’s ‘Chinese Democracy’ and toured the world with Rose when he was asked to join Australian supergroup The Dead Daisies.

With The Dead Daisies, Richard has toured with Aerosmith, ZZ Top, Jane’s Addiction, Alice In Chains and Black Star Riders.

During rehearsals for the UK tour Richard Fortus caught up with Noise11’s Paul Cashmere to talk about The Dead Daisies.

The Dead Daisies UK dates are:

Nov 20 Camden Underworld w/ The Graveltones + Leogun London, United Kingdom
Nov 22 O2 Academy w/ Black Star Riders Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Nov 23 O2 Shepherds Bush Empire w/ Black Star Riders London, United Kingdom
Nov 24 O2 Academy w/ Black Star Riders Bristol, United Kingdom
Nov 26 Junction w/ Black Star Riders Cambridge, United Kingdom
Nov 27 UEA w/ Black Star Riders Norwich, United Kingdom
Nov 30 Wulfrun Hall w/ Black Star Riders Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Dec 01 Solus/University w/ Black Star Riders Cardiff, United Kingdom
Dec 02 O2 Academy w/ Black Star Riders Oxford, United Kingdom
Dec 03 O2 Academy w/ Black Star Riders Liverpool, United Kingdom
Dec 05 Ironworks w/ Black Star Riders Inverness, United Kingdom
Dec 06 Picturehouse w/ Black Star Riders Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Dec 07 O2 Academy w/ Black Star Riders Newcastle, United Kingdom
Dec 08 O2 Academy w/ Black Star Riders Leeds, United Kingdom
Dec 10 The Assembly Rooms w/ Black Star Riders Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Dec 12 Rock City w/ Black Star Riders Nottingham, United Kingdom
Dec 13 Ritz w/ Black Star Riders Manchester, United Kingdom
Dec 14 Academy w/ Black Star Riders Dublin, Ireland
Dec 15 Limelight Belfast, United Kingdom

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