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August 28th, 1989: Axl Locks Himself in a Japanese Hotel Room, Refuses to Speak to Anyone for Days
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August 28th, 1989: Axl Locks Himself in a Japanese Hotel Room, Refuses to Speak to Anyone for Days

Axl had become notorious for his manic-depressive nature, constantly showing up late, dipping out early and dropping off the grid without warning. While on tour in Japan, still smarting over Stradlin's airplane shenanigans, the moody lead singer locked himself in his hotel room for days and refused to speak to anyone. According to Over the Top: The True Story of Guns N' Roses, Axl ruthlessly fired a staff member for disturbing him, despite having asked to be woken up at that appointed time.

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