Articles tagged guns n' roses

10 Times ‘Use Your Illusion I and II’ Predicted the Future of Guns N’ Roses

This early '90s juggernaut of a double album is a 150 minute long prophecy foretelling the end of the last great rock band.

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I Heard You Missed Us (Says Van Halen and Many, Many Others)—We’re Back!

The David Lee Roth-fronted Van Halen returns after a 28-year absence. Who else has made fans wait that long? Quite a few, it turns out.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or Shame?

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recently announced its 15 nominees for its 2012 induction class. Once again, that means the blogosphere is abuzz with complaints about the Hall's irrelevancy. Are they legitimate?

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Exquisite Corpse: Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Use Your Illusion I and II’

If there was a gravestone for MTV-style '80s metal, it would probably be Guns N' Roses' 1991 opus Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II.

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Id N’ Ego Killed the Pop Metal Star… and the Alternative Rocker, Too

Grunge didn't kill pop metal, it merely succeeded it as the genre of choice as part of a logical progression. To understand the emergence of alt-rock, we need to examine why the tide turned against a wave of music that had once been so popular.

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24 Nov 2008 // 2:04 AM

Among all the rock fans ruminating about the 14-year wait for the new Guns N’ Roses album, you won’t catch the bosses at Best

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Guns N’ Roses: Chinese Democracy

No album, ever, is worth a 17-year wait. With that said, though, Chinese Democracy at least tries to match the impossibly lofty expectations it has going for it.

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23 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

The Church of Axl

Has a strange history of creative battles, multiple delays, and avoiding the spotlight meant that Axl Rose and Chinese Democracy are doomed to be a punchline? One fan explains why he's been keeping the faith.

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Today’s the day that no one thought would come- Chinese Democracy is finally out now.  You can go to the GNR MySpace page

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23 Nov 2008 // 5:17 AM

Democracy now! Or, ancient Chinese secret, huh?

First things first: Of course “Chinese Democracy” isn’t worth it. Second things second: Unless you spend a lot of time in the company of

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21 Nov 2008 // 5:17 AM

‘Chinese Democracy’ by Guns N’ Roses: Worth the wait?

Guns N’ Roses’ new album, “Chinese Democracy,” took Axl Rose and dozens of musicians and producers an estimated $11 million and 13 years to complete. It wasn’

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27 Oct 2008 // 3:24 AM

Guns N’ Roses fans, the wait is over. After 17 years of polishing - or whatever it is that rock superstars do when they sequester themselves

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11 Sep 2007 // 4:59 AM

So, Slash, do you think you and Axl Rose could ever be friends? As he begins to talk, Slash - the legendary guitarist who got

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Guns N Roses: DVD Collectors Box [DVD]

There are legions of hardcore G N' R fans roaming the world today, still ranting and raving about arguably the biggest and best contemporary rock band.

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26 May 2006 // 1:00 AM

Guns N’ Roses

G'N'F'N'R, baby. Here we F'N go.

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15 Apr 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Guns N’ Roses: Greatest Hits

A drunk sorority sister in black leather pants singing karaoke while swinging a Bud bar bottle over her head; a trucker hat-clad, unwashed hipster sipping

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4 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

Expect the worst, pray for something decent. That was my mindset going into the Chicago Guns N’ Roses gig this past Monday night, the seventh

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	Guns N’ Roses: Live Era ‘87 - ‘93

At this point most rock fans know whether they like Guns N’ Roses or not. For many it’s been a war of attrition. It

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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