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Original Guns N' Roses Members

Screw Axl ...

We Got a NEW Singer

4/16/2012 9:03 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


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No Axl? No problem.

The other original members of Guns N' Roses -- Slash, Duff and Steven Adler -- didn't let Axl Rose's boycott of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame keep them from performing some of GNR's greatest hits this weekend ... they just used a different singer.

The band hit the stage with Myles Kennedy on lead vocals ... busting out hits like "Sweet Child O' Mine" and "Paradise City."

FYI -- Myles was the singer on Slash's solo album ... and also fronts the band Alter Bridge.

A judge already ruled that Axl owns the name Guns N' Roses ... and he still tours under the the GNR banner ... but who DESERVES the title? Axl and his band ... or Slash, Duff, Steven and the replacement?

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61.

O_o    

yeeeeeeah - axl, you're just a front man. you'd look pretty silly doin the mash-potato, singin sweet child o' mine, to nooooooo music. you twit.

887 days ago
62.

JB    

AXL rose's voice is what made GNR what GNR is today! November Rain would not be November Rain without AXL Rose singing and Slash taking to the next level. The new guy is all right but AXL Rose is AXL Rose! He is a jackass for doing what he did but that does not change the fact that he was amazing.

887 days ago
63.

psoc    

dude butchered the song shame on slash

887 days ago
64.

shirece    

he's no axl but he rocked it! wtf has happend to axl anyway? he's turned into a complete d-bag!

887 days ago
65.

erkg    

Any way they can bar Axl from using the 'Hall of Fame' member from his intros? You know he'll use it but doesn't want to have anything to do with it - think the clip proved where the real talent lies - they don't need him but they made him look good.

887 days ago
66.

Missy    

Axl is fat, bloated douche who can't sing anymore so party on with the Slash! You'd think after Chinese Democracy he'd wake up and get over himself. He can't sing for 2 seconds anymore without being out of breath. If Van Halen can get along, he can, too.

887 days ago
67.

duane    

guns should definately go with Myles Kennedy i thought he did an awesome job, this is guns n roses.....

887 days ago
68.

remy    

axl may be a jerk but there is no replacement for his singing

887 days ago
69.

agnostic    

myles kennedy should never EVER under any cir***stances go anywhere near Guns N'Roses songs. it doesnt get any more pathetic than this. if you want to see GN'R they will be on tour next month.$la$h how low can you go?

886 days ago
70.

Casey    

Myles is amazing. Alter Bridge is the best band you've never heard of.
To the ones saying Myles didn't have Axl's energy...it's because he was showing RESPECT. The performance was not about him, and he was showcasing the ones it was actually about. If you really pay attention, you can see him walk back to the drums when he isn't singing. Myles respects GnR more than you can imagine. If you doubt that, watch this: http://youtu.be/pI5WpAJ8Bxo . Listen to what he says at the beginning...and this was 2009...BEFORE he was on Slash's album.
TMZ is only reporting on this because Max loves GnR...but if you really want to be intelligent..learn about Myles Kennedy...he jammed with Led Zeppelin to possibly go on tour with them in place of Plant, for goodness sake!!

886 days ago
71.

bri511    

So the reason Axl didn't show up was because his old bandmates planned to show him up at the induction? Can anybody really blame him?

886 days ago
72.

Quinn    

when is the bug going to fall out of Axl's arse already?

886 days ago
73.

odlennie    

There would never be a GNR without Axl! He had the voice and made the band! All the rest are awesome but Axl is GNR!

886 days ago
74.

AD    

without his voice the band would have never been as popular.
he may be fat and he may be an ass but his talent was needed for success. A guitar does not make a band. The man was a good vocalist. His role was vital and with the band apart there just can be no G n R

886 days ago
75.

Leanne    

I think Axl is a total D-bag and probably clinically insane, but GnR just doesn't sound like GnR without him. I went to the Axl GnR concert a few months ago and it sounded exactly like they used to. This doesn't.

But Slash still rules.

886 days ago
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