Tag Archives: Guns N Roses

20
Mar

Guns N’ Roses got turned down by Reading/Leeds

Last time Axl Rose and his GNR tribute band played the two festivals, he got on stage late and pissed off a lot of fans. Because they were late and had their lineup cut short, Axl just took it out on the promoters. Well, surprise surprise, they will not book GNR again…

I’m just gonna paste something from Blabbermouth, cause why wouldn’t I?

Melvin Benn, chief executive of organizers Festival Republic, who had previously said that he would definitely book the band again, told NME.com that he would not invite GUNS again in the band’s current incarnation.

“I wouldn’t have the current lineup, certainly not at the moment. It doesn’t feel right,” he said.

When asked if he’d consider booking the band’s original lineup, Benn replied, “Of course, if it was the original lineup, I would definitely consider it and if they could tell the time, it would be fantastic. With the original lineup, it would be something very special. We’d have to give them all a watch each, but we’d certainly try to get them if they reformed.

Read full article here.

Come on, Melvin. Who doesn’t want his festivals delayed by at least an hour and then cut short because of the curfew? You should bring these guys back!


5
Mar

Richard Fortus rig rundown

Ever wondered what makes Guns N’ Roses have such an awesome guitar sound? Me too, but Slash‘s rig is not in this clip, so you’ll have to wait. In the meantime, you can watch the clip above showing Richard Fortus and his rig. Close enough, right? Wrong, but hey, at least you get to see something.

So stop bitching.


12
Jan

GNR’s DJ wrote 12 songs for ‘their new album’

Guns N’ Roses guitarist DJ Ashba (real name Disc Jockey Ashballs) says Axl played him hours of new material to him, and that in return, he wrote 12 songs that Axl loved.

That’s a cute story, want to hear everything? Well, Mama’s Fallen Angels interviewed him. You can check it out here:

When asked what it feels like to be in a GNR tribute band, DJ Ashba had no comment. He just showed his Slash-shaped dartboard.


28
Dec

Slash wants to befriend Axl again. Awww

Look, Slash wants a GNR reunion, period. It’s all a question of getting Axl the right amount of cash. I called this eventual GNR reunion, and I stick by my prophecies. Mark my words, guys, they will reunite.

So guess what Slash has been saying in the press again… Positive things about Axl.

When I see footage of Guns N’ Roses, I see that fucking hunger and attitude. You could not fuck with those five guys. It was just raw. It was this lean, hungry thing on its way up. It was as sincere as any rock ‘n’ roll that I’ve ever heard, and I’m proud of that.”

Read full article here.

If he was any more transparent, you could literally walk through him… But he’s not done…

The split between Axl and I was a quiet one. But because there was so much attention on the breakup — and are we going to get back together? — it got built up into this monster that led to a kind of animosity that wasn’t the focus for me. Neither one of us wants to be down each other’s throats for no reason. At this point, I’m trying to put it to rest.

Translation: The feud happened long ago, an original GNR reunion would sell a lot of tickets kick ass, Axl, reach out to me, let’s get back together.

I don’t blame him though, I passed on the GNR-tribute-band that is the current GNR lineup, but I’d kill to see the original lineup live. They were pretty awesome.

Don’t get me wrong, I love Bumblefoot and think the guys are doing okay now, it’s just the magic of the original band that can’t be replaced, not even if it’s replaced by better musicians. Hell, DJ Ashba wants a reunion as well.

 


19
Dec

Axl loves his fans

Axl Rose sure loves his fans. He loves them so much, he points at them and has security kick them out.

I have no idea what that guy did, but I’m gonna take a wild guess: He had a banner saying ‘Ginger have no souls and show up late!’.

Again, just a guess.

Epic beard, courtesy of Bumblefoot.


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