Tuesday, October 4 2011
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.
Wednesday, September 28 2011
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.
Tuesday, January 20 2009
From AmpLive to Damien Jurado, PopMatters offers up the first batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.
Monday, April 16 2012
Fans chanted obscenities and writers murdered him in print, but the contentious lead singer's actions may have been the most responsible thing he's ever done.
Monday, November 21 2011
Duff McKagan tells his survival story well, with crisp, intelligent writing that never dumbs anything down and cleverly intertwines chapters about his early life with those detailing the ascent of Guns N' Roses.
Sunday, November 23 2008
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.
Sunday, July 15 2007
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.
Thursday, May 25 2006
G'N'F'N'R, baby. Here we F'N go.
Thursday, April 15 2004
Thursday, April 9 2015
This early '90s juggernaut of a double album is a 150 minute long prophecy foretelling the end of the last great rock band.
Friday, December 2 2011
You know where you are? You’re in Counterbalance, baby! And Guns N’ Roses 1987 debut is the 60th most acclaimed album of all time -- take that one to heart!