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Axl Rose Joins the Crowd for Beer Ad

June 13, 2014

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has gotten in on World Cup fever by making a cameo – offstage – in a beer ad titled "The Greatest Show on Earth." The twist is that it's the soccer players who are the rock stars. See Where 'Paradise City'...

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Axl Rose Confirms 'Chinese Democracy' Sequel

June 5, 2014

Let the countdown commence: Axl Rose has confirmed the existence of two finished Guns N' Roses albums to follow up their 2008 LP Chinese Democracy that could come out in the near future. "We recorded a lot of things before Chinese was out," Rose said...

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Carrie Underwood Covers Guns N' Roses

June 1, 2014

If the original members of Guns N' Roses ever wanted to reunite without Axl Rose, they might be wise to ask Carrie Underwood to fill his bandanna. Right down to the scarf dangling from her back pocket to her own set of whirling dervish spins, the increasingly...

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Guns N' Roses Reunites With Duff McKagan for Tour

April 2, 2014

Founding Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan will reunite with the band for a run of South American gigs this month while the group's current four-stringer, Tommy Stinson, plays his own reunion shows with the Replacements. Stinson called McKagan "a good...

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Axl Rose Praises Chili Peppers' 'Karaoke'

February 5, 2014

Axl Rose spoke out twice yesterday about the Red Hot Chili Peppers' admittedly "mimed" Super Bowl halftime show performance. Upon learning that the Chili Peppers' instruments indeed were not plugged in, by Flea's own admission, the Guns N' Roses frontman...

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Axl Rose Picks His Favorite Singers

May 28, 2014

Guns N' Roses Frontman Axl Rose has responded to an unscientific, albeit virally popular, list of "The World's Greatest Singers," which placed him in the top spot. The list claimed he had a range that spanned nearly seven octaves, with his lowest note...

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Axl Rose Condemns Danish Giraffe Killing

February 12, 2014

Axl Rose might make an entertaining op-ed columnist. A week after the Guns N' Roses frontman sarcastically commented on the way the Red Hot Chili Peppers mimed their performance at the Super Bowl (before and after Flea's admission), he has now turned...

2013

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Axl Rose and Tom Petty Duet

December 12, 2013

The 1989 MTV Video Music Awards were full of surprises. Neil Young's "This Note's For You" won Video of the Year over Madonna's "Like a Prayer" and Elvis Costello's "Veronica" won Best Male Video over Bobby Brown's "Every Little Step" and Steve Winwood...

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20 Killer Rock Star Moves

July 10, 2013

On YouTube, you'll find dozens of people playing guitar with their teeth – yet only one of them is famous for it: Jimi Hendrix. The very best rock star moves will inspire millions of imitators to make fools of themselves. So before you try...

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Gun N' Roses Bring Hard-Rock Theatrics to Governors Ball

June 9, 2013

It took an act of God at Governors Ball on Friday – an assailing, miserable rainstorm and frightening flooding – to create a miracle on Saturday night. And yet one happened, it really did. Axl Rose started a show early. Indeed, the Guns...

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Spoon Recording New Songs With 'Slightly More Soul'

April 1, 2013

Britt Daniel has been busy with his new group Divine Fits, but he's still been writing and working recently with his main squeeze Spoon. Daniel had written some new Spoon music and was waiting for his bandmates to add in their arrangements. While he's...

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Guns N' Roses Added to Governors Ball

February 7, 2013

The Governors Ball just got a big boost from Axl Rose: Guns N' Roses have been added as headliners for the New York festival in June, joining Kanye West, Kings of Leon, Nas, the Avett Brothers, Grizzly Bear, Kendrick Lamar, the Lumineers, Animal Collective,...

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Axl Rose's Breakup Letters Going Up For Auction

November 21, 2013

Axl Rose's ex-wife is cleaning house. Erin Everly, who was married to the Guns N' Roses frontman for a few months more than 20 years ago, is auctioning off mementos of their brief union, including candid photos of Rose (some of which are from his...

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Axl Rose and Slash Part Ways

September 12, 2013

Looking back, it's no wonder that the Use Your Illusion tour marked the end of the original Guns N' Roses. Recording the two Illusion albums was an absolute nightmare of ego and debauchery, and they fired founding drummer Steven Adler early in the process....

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Flashback: Guns N' Roses Jam With Elton

April 2, 2013

It's very difficult to pick a single highlight from the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards. U2 performed "Even Better Than the Real Thing" (by satellite) with Dana Carvey on drums, Nirvana played "Lithium" and Michael Jackson checked in from a tour stop in London...

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Flashback: Axl Rose Jams With the Stones

February 21, 2013

The Rolling Stones wrapped up their 1989 American tour with a three-night stand at Atlantic City's Convention Center. The second show was broadcast on pay-per-view, so they brought in John Lee Hooker, Eric Clapton and Axl Rose to help boost sales. Hooker...

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Steven Adler on Forgiving Axl Rose, Life After Guns N' Roses

November 29, 2012

For the past 20 years, a large Guns N' Roses poster advertising the band's first tour of England has been hanging in Steven Adler's living room. "Every time I have to go to the bathroom I have to walk past it," says the former Guns N' Roses drummer. "I'd...

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Izzy Stradlin Reunites With Guns N' Roses

November 26, 2012

Founding Guns N' Roses member Izzy Stradlin joined up with his former band during their residency in Las Vegas this weekend, playing the Use Your Illusion II cut "14 Years," a track sung by Stradlin. Though the guitarist wasn't in attendance at GNR's...

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