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  • Foo Fighters and Guns N' Roses share the stage in Italy to perform 'It's So Easy'

    Foo Fighters and Guns N' Roses share the stage in Italy to perform 'It's So Easy'

    The Foo Fighters are currently out on tour in support of their 2017 release Concrete & Gold and they had a special treat for their fans in Italy on June 14. Dave Grohl was out on the stage with Guns N' Roses member Duff McKagan and asked if he wanted to play a bass solo. McKagan then started to...
  • Katarina Benzova

    Guns N' Roses make it look so easy at epic Staples Center show

    Every legendary band has a home city. The Beatles broke ground in Liverpool before making it big, as did The Rolling Stones in London and Aerosmith in Boston. For Guns N' Roses, Los Angeles is where it all began. While Staples Center is demonstrably bigger than the humble roots of the Troubadour and...
  • Interview: Devin Williams is finding his voice with new album ‘We Are Forever Yours”

    Interview: Devin Williams is finding his voice with new album ‘We Are Forever Yours”

    Singer-songwriter Devin Williams was born into music, being raised by two musician parents, first in California, then later in Kentucky. Growing up around so much music made an impact on his life and influenced the trajectory of his current singing career. Devin has launched six singles into the...
  • Jay Nanda / AXS.com

    Guns N' Roses satiates appetite of Texans who exercised maximum patience waiting for return

    From the moment they took the heavy metal scene by storm with Appetite for Destruction in 1987, Guns N' Roses was destined to be The Next Big Thing. Only internal strife and the usual Rock N' Roll excesses could bring down a band some had pegged to eventually be as big as The Rolling Stones. So when...
  • 5 things you didn’t know about Sweet

    5 things you didn’t know about Sweet

    They were a ‘70s British glam band, best known for the high-pitched vocals and catchy guitar riffs on radio-friendly hits “The Ballroom Blitz,” “Fox on the Run” and “Love Is Like Oxygen.” Things went sour for Sweet before the ‘80s ushered in, and today, two surviving members keep the band’s name...
  • Sao Paulo Trip looks to make the same profits at Desert Trip with a loaded classic rock lineup that includes Aerosmith, Guns N' Roses, The W

    Aerosmith, Guns N’ Roses, The Who and more to headline loaded ‘Sao Paulo Trip’ festival

    Desert Trip made headlines when Goldenvoice, the event producers behind Coachella and Stagecoach festivals, announced that the classic rock fan’s new dream festival would finally arrive in the fall of 2016. Now, it looks like another classic rock mega festival will take place in São Paulo, Brazil...
  • Slash will be making is VR performance debut next month during the the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association's 2017 Beastly Ball.

    Slash’s upcoming show at Los Angeles Zoo to be broadcast via virtual reality

    Anyone who follows Guns N’ Roses guitarist, Slash, on his Instagram, knows that the mad hatter has quite the affinity for animals, especially reptiles. So there should be plenty of scales (pun definitely intended) when he performs at the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association's 2017 Beastly Ball on May...
  • Watch: Kids react to the hits of Guns N' Roses

    Watch: Kids react to the hits of Guns N' Roses

    Kids are once again the voices of reason in the latest episode of the Fine Brothers' "Kids React." In the new clip, the young analysts are tasked with parsing the songs of Guns N' Roses. The youngin's are first asked comment on the band's name and the opinions range from politely analytical ("Roses...
  • Renowned guitarist, producer and engineer Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, who spent eight years in Guns N' Roses, discussed with AXS on Monday his wi

    Interview: 'Into the Pit' with Art of Anarchy guitarist Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal

    Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal may always be known for his eight-plus years in Guns N' Roses and for his unique nickname, but his work before and since hasn't been too shabby either. The accomplished mega-producer and solo artist has teamed with various artists from multiple genres. Sometimes Thal has...
  • Top 10 best Guns N' Roses songs

    Top 10 best Guns N' Roses songs

    In the hard rock world, few bands ever reached as great a height in as short a time as Guns N' Roses. The band's 1987 debut album Appetite for Destruction has sold over 30 million copies and is the best-selling debut album ever in any genre. Unfortunately, the band's initial success came at a price...
  • Watch: Guns N' Roses joined by Angus Young for AC/DC songs in Sydney, Australia

    Watch: Guns N' Roses joined by Angus Young for AC/DC songs in Sydney, Australia

    Guns N' Roses launched their Not In This Lifetime Tour of Australia on Feb. 10 in Sydney at ANZ Stadium. The legendary Los Angeles rockers dazzled the Auzzie crowd with a powerful 24-song setlist, which included a surprise guest appearance by AC/DC guitarist Angus Young for a  pair of songs...
  • Angus Young pulled a fast one on GNR to welcome them to Australia.

    You won't believe how AC/DC's Angus Young welcomed Guns N' Roses to Australia

    Usually airport security is no joke. But when you’re a rockstar there are ways around these things. Guns N’ Roses recently headed to Australia for a string of shows Down Under. There has been much speculation as to whether AC/DC guitarist Angus Young—whom Axl Rose joined for a portion of AC/DC’s...
  • The original neon-lit marquee sign of the Hollywood venue, Whiskey A Go Go, will be going up for auction this week. 

    Original neon sign from famous Hollywood music venue, Whisky a Go Go, going up for auction

    2017 has given music fans their first famous passing of the year, and it belongs to the glowing pink neon sign that welcomed hordes of leather and denim-wearing teenagers into the famous Whiskey a Go Go in Los Angeles over the years. The famous thirteen-foot marquee sign will be going up for auction...
  • 5 best Guns N' Roses lyrics

    5 best Guns N' Roses lyrics

    Once known as The Most Dangerous Band in the World, Guns N' Roses has been kicking ass and taking numbers over a decades-long roller coaster ride of raucousness. Despite falling apart at its sex, drugs and rock-n-roll seams, the unthinkable happened nearly 22 years later and Guns N' Roses regrouped...
  • Interview: Matthew Mayfield unleashes on his new album "RECOIL"

    Interview: Matthew Mayfield unleashes on his new album "RECOIL"

    Nobody likes to have their heart broken into a million pieces, have someone you love break up with you or have your world turned upside down after a breakup. Although heartbreak has also transformed into some of the best songs ever written – just ask Adele how her career is working for her. That’s...
  • Guns N' Roses will tour through Japan, New Zealand, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and North America in 2017. 

    Everyone opening for Guns N' Roses in 2017

    It's the tour that (thankfully) never seems to end. Guns N' Roses is gearing up for another year of round-the-world touring and they've booked some killer local talent to serve as support. GN'R kicks off their 2017 trek in Japan, before heading to New Zealand and Australia. The band has not yet...
  • Wolfmother will join Guns N' Roses for select shows in New Zealand and Australia in 2017. 

    Guns N Roses recruit Wolfmother as opening act for New Zealand shows in 2017

    For the first run of shows as part of their Not In This Lifetime tour in 2016, Gun N’ Roses brought along some of music’s best to join the historic reunion tour, including Alice In Chains, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Stapleton, Skrillex, Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, and Zakk Wylde. So with Guns...
  • Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan performed with Mark Lanegan and the Gutter Twins at a benefit for Dave Rosser on Dec.14 in Los Angeles. 

    Watch: Mark Lanegan & Duff McKagan perform GNR hit

    We’re always cool with a great cover of a classic hit, especially when involves two legendary rockers and it's for a good cause. On Wednesday (Dec. 14), former Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age frontman Mark Lanegan performed with Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan at the Teragram Ballroom...
  • 10 Best Tours of 2016

    10 Best Tours of 2016

    While many are looking towards 2017 and all of the daily announcements of who will be hitting the road next, it isn't too late to remember the best of this year. 2016 was chock full of excellent tours, ranging from the usual to the wildly unexpected. With so many great acts hitting the road...
  • good to see Adler back on the throne again.

    Can Steven Adler play a whole Guns N' Roses set? Yes, yes he can: watch

    While Guns N’ Roses fans may have been disappointed—but understanding—that original drummer Steven Alder wouldn’t be able to play with his bandmates on the reunion tour due to a back injury, Steven has been quietly (or not so quietly because, drums) letting GNR fans know that he’s back and ready for...
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