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Axl Rose

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Born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana, W. Axl Rose is the pure embodiment of decadent late 1980s rockerdom. Brash, slightly misogynistic and notoriously wild, Rose grew up in a maniacally dysfunctional household - molested by his own father at age two; beaten by his abusive stepfather.When Axl was 17 he fled Indiana on a Greyhound bus destined for Los Angeles (the haven for all that embodies sinnin' and grinnin'). After auditioning for a lion's share of punk bands (many of which he was turned down for because of his uncanny vocal resemblance to Robert Plant) he joined the seminal rock band L.A. Guns before ultimately forming Guns N' Roses. After Guns N' Roses met with the unprecedented success of their debut album "Appetite For Destruction", massive stadium tours soon became a reality, and Axl's status as a bona fide sex symbol was officially cemented. However, internal troubles with the band members and the heavy drug use among them eventually rendered Guns N' Roses obsolete until only recently. Comeback? We'll see.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Axl Rose -- Sweet Sex Cane O' Mine (PHOTO)

Axl Rose
Sweet Sex Cane O' Mine

This is NOT your grandfather's cane -- unless your grandfather is super pervy or Axl Rose. Rose has been hobbling around England this week using a walking stick, but little did we know what's… READ MORE >

Axl Rose -- Flips the Switch ... I'm in AC/DC Mode Now! (VIDEO)

Axl Rose
Flips the Switch ... I'm in AC/DC Mode Now!

Axl Rose is on to the next one ... his Guns N' Roses days are done -- for now -- and he's already got AC/DC on the brain. We just got Axl cruising through LAX on one of those scooter thingys.… READ MORE >

- 122 days ago
Guns N' Roses -- Lana Del Rey in With the Band ... But NOT Opening Act (PHOTO)

Guns N' Roses
Lana Del Rey's in With the Band ... But NOT Opening Act

Bad news for any Guns N' Roses fans hoping to see Lana Del Rey warm up crowds on their tour. The moody indie singer is NOT opening for GNR despite a flurry of rumors after Lana posted a… READ MORE >

- 129 days ago
Axl Rose -- Good Genes or Good Docs?!

Axl Rose
GOOD GENES OR GOOD DOCS?!

Axl Rose's looks are still rockin'! Here's a 27-year-old version of the Guns N' Roses frontman at a Rolling Stone event back in 1989 (left) and 27 years later ... the maimed 54-year-old… READ MORE >

- 130 days ago
Guns N' Roses -- Coachella Goes Wild

Guns N' Roses
Coachella Goes Wild

It was all about Guns N' Roses Saturday at Coachella ... clearly the highlight of the festival. Axl and the boys slayed with "Sweet Child O' Mine," and went on for an astounding 3 hours ... well,… READ MORE >

- 131 days ago
Coachella -- Axl and Cube Front and Center, but No NWA (PHOTOS)

Coachella
Axl and Cube Front and Center But No NWA

Coachella was the place for music Saturday, with an awesome lineup. Axl, O'Shea Jackson, Ice Cube, Zedd, Kesha, Snoop, Skrillex and lots of others performers hit the stage .. and no one failed to… READ MORE >

- 131 days ago
GNR -- Coachella-Bound Tour Bus Breaks Down (VIDEO)

GNR
Coachella-Bound Tour Bus Breaks Down

Guns N' Roses had a rocky start to their Coachella appearance when their tour bus broke down in Fontana. Axl and the guys were not on board.  According to the person who was present, the bus… READ MORE >

- 131 days ago
Axl Rose -- Check Out My New Wheels ... Down and Dirty at GNR Vegas Show

Axl Rose
Check Out My New Wheels ... Down and Dirty at GNR Vegas Show

Guns N' Roses blew the roof off T-Mobile Arena Friday night ... and thanks to a broken foot, Axl Rose did it all from a Rock 'n' Roll throne. The band played its first of two sold out Vegas gigs… READ MORE >

- 139 days ago
Axl Rose -- Dave Grohl Told Me to Sit on It!!! (PHOTO)

Axl Rose
Dave Grohl Told Me to Sit On It!!!

Axl Rose got a big assist at his Vegas concert Friday night from friend and Foo Fighter Dave Grohl. It seems Dave loaned the GNR singer the throne he used when had a bum leg after falling off a… READ MORE >

- 138 days ago
Axl Rose -- All Crutched Up And Ready To Rock (PHOTOS)

Axl Rose
All Crutched Up And Ready To Rock

Axl Rose stepped out sporting a fresh boot and crutches just hours before Friday's Guns N' Roses Vegas show. Axl chummed it up with fans and signed a few autographs outside The Four Seasons before… READ MORE >

- 139 days ago

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