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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 -- I Broke My Foot!! Show Will Go On with Twists (X-RAYS & VIDEO)

Axl Rose
I Broke My Foot!! Show Going On With Twists

Axl Rose broke his foot and underwent surgery, and he just announced it ... HOURS before Guns N' Roses officially kicks off their tour! Axl posted an x-ray of his left foot and said, "This is what… READ MORE >

Guns N' Roses -- You Know Where You Are??!! Axl's Still Got It ... (VIDEO)

Guns N' Roses
You Know Where You Are??!! Axl's Still Got it ...

This is gonna blow your mind ... and ears. If you thought Guns N' Roses was coming back at less than full force ... listen to Axl Rose launch into "Welcome to the Jungle." Friday night's… READ MORE >

- 151 days ago
Guns N' Roses -- We're in the House! Well, Most of Us Are ... (VIDEO)

Guns N' Roses
We're in the House! Well, Most of Us Are ...

Guns N' Roses just started arriving at the famed Troubadour in West Hollywood for Friday night's epic show ... and they look like they mean business. We got video of Slash, Duff McKagan, Richard… READ MORE >

- 152 days ago
Axl Rose -- Back in Black Hat ... In Studio with AC/DC!! (PHOTOS)

Axl Rose
Back in Black Hat ... In Studio with AC/DC!!

No one on the planet is about to rock as hard as Axl Rose, and we have the first photos of him leaving rehearsing with what could be his new band ... AC/DC! There are reports the Guns N' Roses… READ MORE >

- 156 days ago
Matt Sorum -- Former GNR Drummer Tight-Lipped On Coachella

Matt Sorum
Ex GNR Drummer Tight-Lipped on Coachella

So who's playing drums when Guns N' Roses reunites at Coachella? Matt Sorum seems a likely candidate, which is why our LAX encounter was so important. Slash, Duff McKagan, and even Axl… READ MORE >

- 235 days ago
Guns N' Roses -- Reuniting at Coachella

Guns N' Roses
Reuniting At Coachella

Guns N' Roses -- complete with founding members Axl Rose and Slash -- will reunite to headline the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in April 2016 ... this according to several reports. The plan… READ MORE >

- 246 days ago
Fred Durst -- Yeah, I'm the Kissinger that May Have Got Guns 'N Roses Talking Again (VIDEO)

Fred Durst
Yeah, I'm the Kissinger That Got Guns 'N Roses Talkin' Again

Fred Durst is being credited for getting Slash and Axl Rose talking again -- possibly for a reunion -- and he not-so-coyly hinted that Guns 'N Roses are about to go on tour. Fred was leaving… READ MORE >

- 358 days ago
Guns N' Roses -- Holy Crap ... Sweet Child O' Mine Is a Rip-Off?!?

Guns N' Roses
Holy Crap ... Sweet Child O' Mine Is a Rip-Off?!?

Prepare to have your mind blown ... the most iconic Guns N' Roses song -- "Sweet Child O' Mine" -- was totally jacked from an Australian soft rock band ... maybe. An Australian website, Max TV,… READ MORE >

- 478 days ago
Slash -- No Shirt, No Shoes ... NO TOP HAT???

Slash
No Shirt, No Shoes ... NO TOP HAT???

Like a turtle without his shell, rock-n-roll god Slash hit the pool in Ibiza this week ... WITHOUT HIS TRADEMARK TOP HAT!!! The former Guns N' Roses guitarist is vacationing off in Spain with his… READ MORE >

- 1169 days ago
Axl Rose's Ex-Wife Backs Him Up -- Axl Didn't Graffiti My House!

Axl Rose
Ex-Wife Backs Singer -- Axl Didn't Graffiti My Home

They're divorced, but Axl Rose's ex-wife still has the Guns 'N Roses singer's back -- insisting Axl NEVER tagged her house with vengeful graffiti ... and now, she's also going after the artist… READ MORE >

- 1433 days ago

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