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Whenever the subject of Axl Rose comes up, I tend to mention the ridiculously good profile that John Jeremiah Sullivan wrote for GQ back in 2006. "The Final Comeback of Axl Rose" is not really…   Read Story »
A large supergroup calling itself Dead Men Walking has announced it will play a one-off show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles on 9/14. The core members of the group are Captain Sensible of the…   Read Story »
As part of Arcade Fire's mission to cover local artists at every concert, the band performed Jane Addiction's "Been Caught Stealing" and a little bit of Guns 'N Roses' "Welcome To The Jungle" during…   Read Story »
I'm on record here and probably elsewhere as being a fan of Chinese Democracy -- the legendarily bloated, forever-delayed, joke-butt of an album released in 2008 by Axl Rose and a bunch of random…   Read Story »
Besides Axl Rose, the Guns N' Roses that has been touring with in recent years includes none of the original members responsible for the band's classic 1987 debut Appetite For Destruction.…   Read Story »
Last week, in an effort to stop inbreeding among its animals, Copenhagen Zoo euthanized one of its male baby giraffes -- shooting him in the head, then dismembering him and feeding him to predators…   Read Story »
The Super Bowl is but a distant memory, yet the Chili Peppers' Cordgate controversy continues to annihilate our nation's collective sensibilities. Flea already gave us his side of the story -- "[We]…   Read Story »
As the song tells us, nothing lasts forever, and when Axl Rose is involved, that impermanence is likely to be highlighted with legal documents and high-wattage drama. And now, in November no less,…   Read Story »
I might be the only music writer in America (besides Chuck Klosterman) who will actually admit to liking Guns N' Roses' 2008 album, Chinese Democracy. I'm not saying it's a lost classic or anything,…   Read Story »
If events like this one -- a "secret show" announced at the last minute -- are meant to create the ever-sought-after buzz, well, mission accomplished. Guns N' Roses, in town for Governor's Ball on…   Read Story »