2010 – GUNS N’ ROSES Singer Says There Is ‘No Word’ On Whether Costa Rica Concert Will Be Rescheduled – Apr. 10, 2010 GUNS N’ ROSES frontman and sole original member Axl Rose has released the following message via Twitlonger.com, a related Twitter site where one can post messages longer than 140 characters: “3 shows […]
2010 – Guns N’ Roses rocker Axl Rose was left red-faced during a recent concert in Bogota, Colombia – after he slipped and fell onstage during the band’s show. The group was performing Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door at the city’s Parque Jaime Duque venue on March 30 when the frontman lost his footing and took […]
2010 – GUNS N’ ROSES Interviewed In Venezuela – Mar. 29, 2010 Kerly Ruiz of Venezuela’s Televen conducted an interview with GUNS N’ ROSES members Dizzy Reed (keyboards), Frank Ferrer (drums) and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (guitar) when the band played Caracas on March 27, 2010. Watch the chat below. As previously reported, GUNS N’ ROSES […]
2010 – RIAA, say Beatles still on top! Utilizing Nielsen SoundScan data, which dates to 1991, Guns N’ Roses have totaled 24,914,000 albums sold in the U.S. 1991’s “Use Your Illusion 2” leads with 5,587,000 units, followed closely by “Use Your Illusion 1,” at 5,502,000. In that span, Metallica has sold 52,271,000 albums in the […]
2005 – Two former members of Guns N’ Roses were suing singer Axl Rose for allegedly naming himself sole administrator of the US rock band’s copyrights. Slash and Duff – otherwise known as Saul Hudson and Michael McKagan, accused Rose of “arrogance and ego”. The legal action claimed the singer “was no longer willing to acknowledge […]
2004 – Buckethead leaves Guns N’ Roses. His manager tells MTV that the avant-garde guitarist became fed up with the band’s “inertia.”
2003 – Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose sends the Offspring a cease and desist letter after they announce plans to call their new album Chinese Democrazy (You Snooze You Lose). Chinese Democracy is the name given to the long-awaited new GNR album.
2001 – A woman repeatedly accused of stalking Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose is charged with violating her probation after visiting Rose’s home in Malibu, Calif.
1995 – Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler was arrested on a felony count of possession of heroin, as well as two misdemeanour drug charges.
1993 – During their Use Your Illusion Tour, Guns n’ Roses played the first of two nights at Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, Mexico.
1991 – Guns N’ Roses released 2 albums ‘Use Your Illusion I’ and ‘Use Your Illusion II’ which debut at number 1 and number 2 on the UK album chart. Both albums make No.1 & No.2 in the US.
1964 – Born on this day, Duff McKagan, bass, Guns N’ Roses, (1998 US No.1 & 1989 UK No.6 single ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’). Velvet Revolver (2004 US No.1 & UK No.11 album ‘Contraband’). Michael Andrew “Duff” McKagan (born February 5, 1964), is an American musician who is best known for his thirteen-year tenure in […]