Fergie And Slash Play 'Sweet Child O' Mine'

Fergie pulled off a pretty sweet Axl Rose impersonation over the weekend when Slash joined her on-stage in Coast Mesa, California.

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We realize not everyone is going to want to see this, but we have to admit that Fergie pulled off a pretty sweet Axl Rose impersonation over the weekend when Slash joined her on-stage in Coast Mesa, California, writes Aidin Vaziri of Gibson.com.

In this clip, the Black Eyed Peas singer introduces the top-hatted Velvet Revolver/Guns N' Roses guitarist in her own inimitable fashion by proclaiming in a faux British accent, You guys like f***ing rock and roll, eh?

Things improve from there. In fact, they go so well that the pair also pulls off a killer take on Heart's Barracuda. Watch it here.

By the way, it's not the first time the unlikely pair has jammed together. A few months ago, Fergie and Slash revisted Guns N' Roses' take on Live and Let Die before digging into a crazy medley involving Led Zeppelin, Sublime, and the Rolling Stones.

Thanks for the report to Gibson.com.

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    Jondy
    HOORAY next i hope he does november rain with hannah montannah!
    g-tarist
    Johnny Trash wrote: CryoCarnage wrote: Sellout? Don't get me wrong, i think that selling out is a good thing, as it makes your music across so many people... but I think with appearances on Ellen + GH + This make it clear that he took it too far... I wish people would let those like Slash, who will never have to work AGAIN, enjoy the fact that they've made it to the very top without calling them a sellout. Slash is just having a ****ing good time. You'd do the same
    Good point he has already made his mark in music, he'll still b remembered as slash from the early 90s g'n'r. though i'm a little annoyed, he still is the same'ol' slash to us
    grunger
    08don wrote: damn guy holding the camera was sooo annoying in the video
    seconded. fergie is alright, and i love how that other guitarist trys to get in on the hype....
    arcticradiohead
    people need to get over themselves. he played ONE show with fergie, who pulled it off pretty damn well by the way. let the guy have some fun, jesus. just cause you're a guitar god doesn't mean you have to spend every day of your life trying to make all this perfect art or music. hell you don't even have to make all your music like that. im not saying go be the new kiss or anything but good god.
    aznmetalhead93
    I thought it was excellent apart from the cameraman. Who can blame him though? I probably would be just as loud if I was there. I sure as hell won't be sitting there silently filming.
    UltimateWarrior
    Zao_89 wrote: Worst thing to happen to BEP + Best thing to come out of GNR.
    You are the dumbest person ive ever met on the internet.
    The_Raven
    %*#!_)$(_!()_()_()_!*$*$*%*#!_)$(_!()_()_()_!*$*$*%*#!_)$(_! ()_()_()_!*$*$*%*#!_)$(_!()_()_()_!*$*$*%*#!_)$(_!()_()_()_! *$*$*%*#!_)$(_!()_()_()_!*$*$* damn you Slash I loved you!
    MonsterOfRock
    I didn't expect Slash to turn THIS sellout. Now yes, he did perform with Michael Jackson, but MJ has musical credibility beyond most (if not all) pop stars, but FERGIE?!?!?! She made a sad attempt at singing "Barracuda" by Heart for the Shrek 3 soundtrack, she should stop tryin' to be hard rock and better of singing about her humps, which are verrry bangable. But anyways... this is Slash now. Failed attempt at trying to be creative with VR and now tryin' to recycle Gn'R with an eye-candy mainstream hottie who'se target audience is 13 year old female teenagers. Sad, sad sight... And as for the hypocretes of UG (you know who you are), if say... Metallica had done this instead, what would the reaction be?
    Shredslayer
    CryoCarnage wrote: Sellout? Don't get me wrong, i think that selling out is a good thing, as it makes your music across so many people... but I think with appearances on Ellen + GH + This make it clear that he took it too far...
    Slash works damn hard to please his fans and test new paths... and that makes him a sell out???
    Hammerzeit
    MonsterOfRock wrote: I didn't expect Slash to turn THIS sellout. Now yes, he did perform with Michael Jackson, but MJ has musical credibility beyond most (if not all) pop stars, but FERGIE?!?!?! She made a sad attempt at singing "Barracuda" by Heart for the Shrek 3 soundtrack, she should stop tryin' to be hard rock and better of singing about her humps, which are verrry bangable. But anyways... this is Slash now. Failed attempt at trying to be creative with VR and now tryin' to recycle Gn'R with an eye-candy mainstream hottie who'se target audience is 13 year old female teenagers. Sad, sad sight... And as for the hypocretes of UG (you know who you are), if say... Metallica had done this instead, what would the reaction be?
    I've got the feeling that slash really doesn't give a **** about selling out. He does what he wants, he obvo wanted to play SCOM again, so does.
    teh_Beatles
    Oh lord she is smoking hot. And Slash was cool as usual. Actually very nice news...
    VH4EVA
    much better version here(better angle and no annoying screaming cameraman) here
    sweet child is one of my favourite songs and i reckon fergie did it pretty well but i think axl suits this song better
    goneshootin
    what shocked me more was Slash covering Barracuda with her.. ????? wtf?? ..but it did work out though lol
    duncang
    Checked. Please stop talking about how Slash is 'clearly banging her'. It's very irritating to read.
    SG-Burchett
    Slash is guitar god. This just another example of how he doesn't mind particularly who he plays along. He just plays for the enjoyment.
    SlashWannabe1
    I always thought a microphone in fergies hands was useless till I seen her do Sweet Child o Mine. I've been a GNR fan since forever since I could breath and I even think she did better than most of Axl's live performances of this song, but nothing beats Axl as a showman singing his own song with Slash. half the time Axl would run around stage and try to hold a steady note while being out of breath from running around. fergie Did a better job than any cover singer of Sweet Child I've ever seen, mostly cuz she can get high notes without sounding like Scott Weiland.
    SlashWannabe1
    DoctrDrew116 wrote: I really didn't like Sweet Child O' Mine in that key (half step higher).
    oh shut up, I doubt you would know the difference except you read somewhere that GNR was half step below standard and you figured since a chick was singing its higher. Standard tuning sounds better and more clear than eb tuning.
    JudasTheGuide
    ClassicRock1169 wrote: I don't care if she sucks. Slash rocked and she is fine as hell.
    Plus for a gay person, the cameraman seemed to have a fairly healthy attraction to that girls ass.
    TRIPPIN 24/7
    gavz_verdikt wrote: Thank God!! She is even better than Sheryl Crow playing the acoustic version of Sweet child o Mine acoustic! itsaplayonwords wrote: I have seen Fergie live, and as someone who generally discredits a lot of modern hip-hop I say she is one talented woman. She sings as good, if not better live than recorded and puts on an extremely interesting show. PS. When I saw her I was literally like a foot from her. I'm gay but I'll tell you she is that hot in person. :p Slash is legend... no matter what.. they should make Guitar Hero IV: Slash slashersixx wrote: Slash nailed the solo, hes still got it baby.
    gavz_verdikt
    Thank God!! She is even better than Sheryl Crow playing the acoustic version of Sweet child o Mine acoustic!
    itsaplayonwords wrote: I have seen Fergie live, and as someone who generally discredits a lot of modern hip-hop I say she is one talented woman. She sings as good, if not better live than recorded and puts on an extremely interesting show. PS. When I saw her I was literally like a foot from her. I'm gay but I'll tell you she is that hot in person. :p
    Slash is legend... no matter what.. they should make Guitar Hero IV: Slash slashersixx wrote: Slash nailed the solo, hes still got it baby.
    St.Loony
    I thought that was fecking amazing. Her voice works really well with it. And the people who have said something about "sticking to Hip-Hop" ... Your so cool... :rolleyes:
    Vermillion85
    Well, Slash did his slash thing, and it was awesome (especially the mid song tuning etc), and fergie did a good take vocally. I did find it amusing though that she was trying to dance with him, and he was just SO not interested. But yeah, good on them.
    venomouskiss320
    hmm,just to point it out,Fergie DID piss herself onstage lol,but at least its better than Avril covering Fuel by metallica
    fob12
    That was really cool actually. I have the urge to play SCOM now.
    litelbrown
    As a Huge Slash fan I no problem with two guys getting together and jamming. So this is cool with me. She looks like a man.
    GNR'n'A7X
    As much as I love Slash and that song "Goddamnit" seems to bee the only thing that comes to mind when I read the title. -DDP
    08don
    damn guy holding the camera was sooo annoying in the video
    Alpha_Wolf
    fob12 wrote: Slash is awesome. He's not about that image crap, he just plays rock n roll.
    His hat.
    Imperial
    the agony scene wrote: slash is hitting that
    XD Happy 43rd Birthday Slash!
    Arctic_Phoenix
    Seriously, I don't get all the f****n elitists out there. It was excellent. Sure, the guitar wasn't THAT amazing but holy shit, the voice on that girl... Barracuda was surprisingly great. A bit off sometimes, but hey, that shit must be hard to sing. And... ...i'd do her anytime.
    guitarsolo_17
    Jondy wrote: HOORAY next i hope he does november rain with hannah montannah!
    ....total not cool, but you might be right:p.....
    limefan913
    Hahahaha. That was pretty good actually. Considering it's a cover of Axl, she couldn't have butchered it much worse that he does, and she did about as well as I'd expect for trying to pull off Barracuda. Ann Wilson can SING, and few can touch that. She did a passable cover. Regardless, it was amusing to see, and it didn't sound terrible.
    i_r_guitar
    elcapitan1800 wrote: Haha I can see it now..... "how could she?" "how could he?" "how could they?" etc etc. Not that Im a fan of hers, but thats closer to gn'r music than anything axl will put out
    i mean ya she has a good voice but umm axl pulls off gnr great because guess what!... he was the singer!
    itsaplayonwords
    I have seen Fergie live, and as someone who generally discredits a lot of modern hip-hop I say she is one talented woman. She sings as good, if not better live than recorded and puts on an extremely interesting show. PS. When I saw her I was literally like a foot from her. I'm gay but I'll tell you she is that hot in person. :p