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Lost punk record from Duff McKagan, Mother Love Bone drummer surfaces after nearly 40 years

SEATTLE — Seattle has its share of musical legends. Before the “next big thing” tags and arena lights, their stories usually began in a basement or garage somewhere. Too often, they got lost to time. Such was the case for short-lived Seattle punks The Living, a band consisting of a few local legends before their best-known bands made waves. Led by a teenage Duff McKagan before he joined Guns N’ Roses, the quartet was a blip on Seattle’s pre-grunge radar, ending in an unceremonious burnout after just seven or eight months. For nearly 40 years, Living drummer Greg Gilmore — later of Mother Love …

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