Duff McKagan And Walking Papers To Release WP2

Duff McKagan Duff McKagan And Walking Papers To Release WP2

Fans who pre-order can get a special companion comic book

By David Sands
November 16, 2017

Duff McKagan and his comrades in the Seattle-based hard rock band Walking Papers have a new album on the way, a follow up to their 2013 self-titled debut.

Simply titled WP2, the new recording brings Duff back together with  guitarist-vocalist Jefferson Angell (The Missionary Position), keyboardist Benjamin Anderson (The Missionary Position) and drummer Barrett Martin (Screaming Trees, Mad Season) for 11 tracks of bluesy from-the-gut rock and roll. (LISTEN TO SAMPLE BELOW.)

Walking Papers will be releasing their sophomore album on Jan. 19 of next year via Loud & Proud Records.

“This record has exceeded my expectations of what I thought that might be,” Angell said in a statement. “It perfectly captures the raw, explosive energy of a band primed from extensive touring while at the same time achieving the polish and elevation that comes from experimenting in the studio.”

WP2 can now be pre-ordered via Walking Papers’ Pledge Music campaign site. Fans who do so will have the opportunity to get extra perks including T-shirts and a Walking Papers companion comic book by Angell, graphic novelist Matt Hayward and artist Csaba Master.

U.S. fans who want to see Duff play with Guns N’ Roses, can catch him this month during a handful of concerts scheduled in Las Vegas and California. The reunited GNR also recently announced a bunch concerts in Europe next summer, starting with a Sunday June 3 show in Berlin and wrapping up in Gothenburg, Sweden on July 21.

WP2 track listing:

01. My Luck Pushed Back
02. Death On The Lips
03. Red & White
04. Somebody Else
05. Yours Completely
06. Hard To Look Away
07. Before You Arrived
08. Don’t Owe Me Nothin’
09. This Is How It Ends
10. I Know You’re Lying
11. Into The Truth

Title: WP2
Artist: Walking Papers
Label: Loud & Proud
Release Date: January 19, 2018

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