Former Guns N' Roses bass player Duff Mckagun has quit rock band Jane's Addiction, which he joined five months back.
The 46-year-old McKagan was part of a few Jane's Addiction concerts and also worked for its first album in seven years, but he quit the band citing creative differences.
Jane's Addiction has seen change of its bass players five times since its inception in1985 while the rest of the quartet has remained unchanged.
McKagan is best known as a founding member of the early 1990s hard rock band Guns N' Roses, got into drugs and alcohol and suffered a critical pancreas rupture in 1994. He changed his way and quit the band after a few years. This business graduate from Seattle University formed Velvet Revolver in 2002 along with two of his friends. The band released two albums and won a Grammy. The band released two albums and won a Grammy before crumbling in 2008. McKagan last year recorded and toured with his new band, Loaded.
Jane's Addiction rose to fame with their melodious songs as well as stagecraft. They recorded just three albums and scored radio play with such songs as Been Caught Stealing and Jane Says.