Former Guns N’Roses guitarist Izzy Stradlin has revealed why he didn’t join the GN’R reunion tour – without really revealing why he didn’t join the GN’R reunion tour.

Stradlin told the Wall Street Journal it was “simply not being able to reach a happy middle ground” in negotiations. He added that the tour “has been a great success for the guys”.

GN’R’s former manager Alan Niven says the reunion almost happened – he says Izzy came to a soundcheck rehearsal in Nashville but then left before the show.

The classic Appetite For Destruction-era lineup has not played together in 26 years. The “Not In This Lifetime” tour – featuring Axl, Slash, and Duff McKagan – will continue in Europe this summer.