Former drummer Steven Adler says he's thrilled a truce has been called between Axl Rose and Slash. Now, he says it's time for Guns N' Roses to do the right thing.

"I wanna end it on a good note," Adler tells Jamey Jasta. "I wanna end it great and be a part of that. We owe it to the fans to do it."

Slash revealed in late August that he and Rose had buried the hatchet, sparking inevitable rumors about a possible new musical collaboration.

"I think that's great, 'cause it's been too long," says Adler, who was with Guns N' Roses from 1985-90. "The world has missed out on 25 years of great music, because those two weren't together. I mean, Slash and Axl, it's like Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page. Imagine if those guys weren't together. It's a shame, and I'm just so glad that they're talking and everything is in the past like it should be."

Matt Sorum followed Adler, serving from 1990–97; by then, Slash had already split with the band. These days, Rose is the only remaining classic-era member.

Of course, Guns N' Roses already let a golden opportunity to work together again go by at their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Fans can circle the date for a planned appearance at January's Soundwave 2016 to see if they take advantage of the next reunion chance.

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