Yesterday, Guns N’ Roses’ classic debut album, ‘Appetite for Destruction,’ turned 27. In celebration, we’re looking back on the early days of the GN’R. In this rare clip from 1987, the young band is interviewed on MTV–who initially misidentify the group as “Guns & Roses” instead of “Guns N’ Roses.” Axl, Slash, Izzy, Duff, and […]
Today (July 21) in 1987, Guns N’ Roses released their classic debut album, ‘Appetite for Destruction.’ In commemoration, we’re asking you, the fans, what’s the best song off that record? Let us know your pick below–voting ends next Monday when we will announce the winning cut. UPDATE: The poll is closed. To view the results, […]
Today in Rock Insanity: Guns N’ Roses’ 1991 Show in Maryland Heights, Missouri, Ends in a Riot–Video
Twenty-three years ago today, in Maryland Heights, Missouri, Gun N’ Roses played one of the most infamous gigs of their career. The July 22 issue of People magazine (see a scan of the page under the videos) recounted the events as follows: Lead singer Axl Rose became offended by local security guards, who he said […]
Unless you’ve been living in a cave (and if you have–badass!), you’ve seen the “sexy” mug shot that has apparently gone viral enough to make news headlines. All we could think on seeing said headlines is 1) our world is fucked, and 2) this dude is set. Hello, modeling deal! Of course, the newly famous […]
The new issue of Revolver features an exclusive interview with Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose–you can read an extended excerpt right here. In the interview, Rose reveals that GN’R have two new records already completed, a remix album of songs from 2008′s Chinese Democracy and what he calls “the second half of Chinese.” “We […]
Check out the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award recipient on the cover of the new issue!
A new chart from ConcertHotels.com has listed Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose the greatest singer. The chart, which attempts to figure out what makes a great singer, is based primarily on vocal range. To check out the chart, click here. Rose has five-octave pipes–spreading from an F1 on “There Was a Time” all the […]
Nicolas Cage Presents Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award to Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses — Video
Yesterday, April 23, Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose received the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to him by his friend, actor Nicolas Cage. Watch the presentation below (which also features Andrew Dice Clay), and let us know what you think in the comments!
Some 1983 recordings featuring a pre-Guns N’ Roses Axl Rose have surfaced online. Before he was in GNR, Rose was in a Los Angeles band called Rapidfire. The band’s former guitarist, Kevin Lawrence, recently posted a sampling of a track called “Ready to Rumble” (and another, unnamed song) which Rapidfire recorded 30 years ago on […]
Check out this exclusive photo gallery from Guns N’ Roses’ show at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas this past Saturday night, November 17. All photos by Rob Fenn.