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Guns N’ Roses to reunite with Slash, play Coachella

Posted by on December 30, 2015

According to some sources gathered by Billboard, all the rumors and hints about Guns N’ Roses reuniting with the classic lineup are true and will include playing Coachella 2016 this spring. In the same report, Billboard says the band are planning a 25 date tour across North America, including being the first band to play at the new Vegas […]

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In Their Defense Of Their Good Name: Velvet Revolver’s ‘Contraband’

Posted by on September 22, 2014

In Defense Of Their Good Name is a column where we rise to the defense of bands or albums that are often criticized in the metal scene. It’s been over six years since Scott Weiland’s split from Velvet Revolver, and it doesn’t seem like the band is even close to finding a replacement. So it’s […]

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This Is What Axl Sounded Like Before Guns N’ Roses

Posted by on May 29, 2013

It’s a widely-held belief that Guns N’ Roses’ Appetite For Destruction is one of the best debut albums ever, regardless of genre. But what were GN’R like before there was a GN’R? While  many know of Axl Rose and Slash’s band immediately before Guns N’ Roses called Hollywood Rose, a preview of Axl’s pre-Hollywood Rose band […]

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‘Rock Of Ages’ Premiere Brings ’80s Rockers Temporarily Into Spotlight

Posted by on June 12, 2012

Have you heard? There’s an adaptation of the hit Broadway musical ‘Rock of Ages’ coming out Friday that does for the ’80s Sunset Strip scene what ‘Moulin Rouge’ did for french whorehouses! Tom Cruise plays fictional rocker Stacee Jaxx, who jumps onstage instead of on Oprah’s couch. And between Billboard and the New York Times, mainstream […]

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Video: Half Of Guns N’ Roses Performs At The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Posted by on April 16, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovPlclqWeRw[/youtube] This past Saturday night (April 14), after months of buzz and gossip, Guns N’ Roses were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Of course, we already knew in advance that the reunion everyone hoped for wouldn’t happen, with both Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin making that clear via statements. Despite this, […]

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Izzy Stradlin Releases Statement Regarding Guns N’ Roses Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Posted by on April 13, 2012

This past week, Axl Rose released a statement regarding not attending Guns N’ Roses induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. And earlier today, we heard from GN’R’s other reclusive member: Izzy Stradlin. Stradlin, a founding member of GN’R who left following the release of the Use Your Illusion albums, released the following […]

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Axl Rose Confirms He Will Not Attend Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame In Open Letter

Posted by on April 11, 2012

As you all know by now, Guns N’ Roses will be inducted into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland this Saturday (April 14). However, now we know one member who definitely will not be on hand for the ceremony: Mr. Axl W. Rose himself. The Guns N’ Roses singer has just released the […]

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Green Day To Induct Guns N’ Roses Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on April 3, 2012

Rolling Stone has just confirmed that Guns N’ Roses will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame by (drum roll please…) Green Day. That’s right, the California pop punk group (who are currently working on a new album) will be inducting GN’R at the induction ceremony on April 14 in Cleveland, OH. […]

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All Original Guns N’ Roses Members To Be At Hall Of Fame Ceremony

Posted by on February 14, 2012

This isn’t exactly promise of a reunion, since band relations could still be described as prickly at best, but all of the original Guns ‘N Roses lineup will be present at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on April 14. “I know that all the original band is going to be there,”keyboardist Dizzy Reed […]

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Duff McKagan’s Loaded Confirmed To Open For Guns N’ Roses On Select Dates

Posted by on December 13, 2011

During his interview with That Metal Show, Axl Rose let it slip that his former bandmate Duff McKagan would be opening for Guns N’ Roses on select dates. Now it has been confirmed that Duff McKagan’s Loaded will indeed open for Guns N’ Roses on two dates. While it’s unclear whether the ex-GN’R bassist’s band […]

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