Duff McKagan (born February 5, 1964) is a renowned rock musician with a zodiac sign of Aquarius. The Aquarius star sign is an air sign, making those born under it free spirits who are determined to live life their own way. Those of the sign often have an urge to change the world and better themselves. McKagan was born in Seattle, Washington, on Anderson Island, making him an island native. His parents raised him in the city of Seattle in a hardworking, yet fun-loving atmosphere. As an Aquarian, Duff had a natural desire to seek knowledge and adventure. This, combined with his parents’ musical talents (his father was in a band and his mother was an actress), sparked his interest in music.
His passion for music would lead to the formation of his famous musical group, Guns N’ Roses, an iconic rock band that quickly rose to fame in the late 1980’s and 1990’s withtop hit albums like Appetite for Destruction and songs like ‘Welcome to the Jungle’. McKagan was lead guitarist of the band and often served as songwriter and co-lead vocalist. His Aquarian spirit and drive to explore new ideas led him on long trips with the band, playing music around the world.
In addition to the Guns N’ Roses legacy, McKagan has continued to write, release and perform music with various other rock groups such as Velvet Revolver and Loaded. After leaving high school, he furthered his musical education in Los Angeles, as well as receiving a degree in finance and business. He also worked as a columnist for Seattle Weekly and Playboy magazine.
As an Aquarius, McKagan’s future was always close to his heart. His need for growth and exploration is definitely evident in his strong and varied career. From his start in Seattle to international tours, McKagan made sure that music took him on an adventure. His zodiac sign served as a conduit for his personal development and artistic expression. Despite setbacks and difficulties, his Aquarian determination never stopped. Even after the breakup of Guns N’ Roses, he returned to the music industry with a newfound strength and adventurous spirit, ready to reach for his dreams and make history.