Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba's e-cigarette vapor pissed off a Vegas concertgoer so badly... the guy put an ass whupping on Axl Rose's axman. It's not the most rock 'n' roll brawl we've ever heard of... but…
Last week, the floodgates of listerv mayhem were unleashed when it became known that a gun shop was coming into Life in the Boomer Lane's quiet middle-class and decidedly liberal Democrat-majority neighborhood. Emails began flying back...Show More Summary
It has been announced that Green Day will be the inductors for Guns and Roses at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and I have to wonder.....Why? I am not certain how that selection is decided, but is it just us, or does this seem out of place? With all due respect to Green Day, their musical style differs from GNR, and they are not Hall of Famers. Show More Summary
On November 19th, 2008, Mr. Brownstone—a local NYC Guns n' Roses cover band—played The Late Show with David Letterman. Below, Dave Godowsky (who plays Izzy Stradlin) revisits the performance, which he declares the worst to ever air on the show. [ more › ]
When it comes to the biggest bands in rock history, Guns N’ Roses definitely reside in the top tier. Their albums have collectively sold over 100 million copies and their music has been featured in several horror movies, such as End Of Days, Warm Bodies, Cape Fear, and, of course, Terminator 2: Judgement Day. We […]
Duff McKagan, bassist from Guns N’ Roses and Krist Novoselic, bassist from Nirvana came together for McKagan’s latest book and album release, entitled How To Be A Man. To celebrate the event, the two talented musicians performed a special version of the Guns N’ Roses hit, “Sweet Child O’ Mine. And Novoselic busted out an […]
On Sunday in Seattle, Guns N' Roses' Duff McKagan interviewed Nirvana‘s Krist Novoselic about his new book of wisdom, How to Be a Man (and Other Illusions). They decided to try to cover "Sweet Child O' Mine" with McKagan on the bass and Novoselic on the accordion, because why the hell not. Oh, to be a bass player... More »
(YouTube link) You never ever thought you’d hear this song played on accordion, did you? This was recorded in Seattle during the book release party for Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan’s new book How to Be a Man: (and other illusions). Bassist Krist Novoselic of Nirvana took out his trusty accordion and jammed with McKagan. -via Uproxx
Sitting in a booth at Canter's Deli in West Hollywood while partially hung-over and flipping through my "Like"-less Facebook page, I read this: "The Owner of Canter's Deli Has a Plan To Reunite Guns N' Roses." I'm also meeting someone who was on the Sunset Strip in the mid-'80s, snorting coke and shooting vodka at the Rainbow Room. Show More Summary
Remember back in the early 90s when Nirvana and Guns N' Roses fucking hated each others' guts? It was inescapable, both bands hurling insults back at each other, harassing each other backstage, it was incredible. It represented everything...Show More Summary
Nirvana and Guns N’ Roses famously didn’t like each other, mostly owing to a backstage spat between Axl Rose and Kurt Cobain at the 1992 VMAs. But Duff McKagan and Krist Novoselic were never going to keep that feud going; they’ve got too much in common. They’re both bass players, both relatively mellow and level-headed […]
Gun 'N Roses and Nirvana icons cover a classic with the most badass of instruments.
Law of Self Defense author Andrew Branca joins Ace, Drew and John discuss Baltimore, George Stephanopoulos, Amtrak and more. Intro: Guns 'N Roses - Welcome To The Jungle Outro: The Grateful Dead - Casey Jones If you carry a gun,...
What does it mean to have a successful life after being in one of the world's biggest bands? Original Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan shares his thoughts in a new book.
The "Sweet Child O' Mine" plot just thickened... based on ex-Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan's response to allegations the band's mega-hit was ripped off from an Australian group. Duff was in NYC when we asked him…
There's no definitve proof that Guns stole the song, but it hurts just the same.
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, recently made the comparison, and there's no denying…
Former Guns N' Roses bassist and rock & roll badass Duff McKagan made his literary debut in 2011 with It's So Easy: and other lies, an entertaining and startlingly candid account of his wild years with GNR and how he rebuilt his life in the wake of the band's breakup...
Did GNR's iconic rock anthem rip-off a song released by an Australian band years prior?
Duff McKagan is leaving a meeting in Hollywood when we ring him on the Duff Hotline. Over the last several years, the former Guns N’ Roses bassist and current Velvet Revolver/Loaded/Kings Of Chaos/Walking Papers member has taken up a...Show More Summary