Axl Rose took a second to dedicate Weapons ‘N Roses’ “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at this 12 months’s Tremendous Bowl Music Fest in Miami.
The pageant, a three-day occasion main as much as Sunday’s sport, featured performances by Weapons ‘N Roses and Snoop Dogg Friday night time (Jan. 31) on the American Airways Area.
“The opposite night time coming residence from rehearsal … I used to be like, ‘Is it simply me, or is that basically bizarre?'” the frontman mentioned onstage forward of “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door.” “It was this fog financial institution, like a thunder cloud over the bushes. It was actually white with a slight pink above the bushes … It was actually bizarre. The one phrase I had for that on the time [was] it appeared formidable. By morning, apparently, it was a lot worse. That’s the place [Kobe Bryant’s] helicopter flew by. It was fairly scary.”
He went on to pay tribute to the NBA champion and his 13-year-old daughter, who have been two of the 9 individuals who died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif., final weekend.
“I wish to dedicate this to Kobe and his daughter and everybody on the flight and everybody within the households and everybody impacted by this horrible occasion,” he mentioned.
Watch the band’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” efficiency under.