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Steven Tyler warned Guns N' Roses about drug use on tour

April 15th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Steven Tyler
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler urged Axl Rose and his Guns N' Roses bandmates to keep their drug use and wild times away from shows when the two supergroups hit the road together in the early 1990s - or risk getting kicked off the tour.

The Dream On singer was trying to stay sober and had a summit with Rose, Slash and company just before the dates started, insisting the backstage area at shows was always clean.

He recalls, "I actually got them all together and said, 'If you guys whip something out in the dressing room, I'm gonna wanna use it - and if I do, you're off the tour'.

"It went...
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Duff McKagan back onstage with Axl Rose for Guns N' Roses gig

April 8th, 2014 3:10am EDT
Axl Rose
Rocker Duff Mckagan returned to the stage with Axl Rose on Sunday night (06Apr14) for a Guns N' Roses gig in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Filling in for Tommy Stinson, who is touring with his reunited group The Replacements, the bassist played the first of five shows with the band at Estadio Ferrocarril Oeste.

Introducing his old bandmate to the crowd, Rose said, "Our regular bass player, Mr. Tommy Stinson, is doing a show at Coachella with The Replacements, so we had to try to find a new guy. He's hanging in there. Please give a hearty welcome to the new guy, Mr. Duff McKagan."

McKagan, who...
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Duff McKagan hints about Guns N' Roses return

March 31st, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Guns N' Roses
Rocker Duff Mckagan looks set to return to the stage with his former Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose as part of a mini-reunion in South America.

The bassist posted a teaser tweet to fans online on Monday (31Mar14), suggesting he could be joining the current Guns line-up on tour in South America.

He wrote, "Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Brazil! See y'all in the next few weeks, Si (yes)? GNR."

The announcement, which came on the eve of April Fools Day (01Apr14), makes sense for fans of the band as Rose's current bass player, Tommy Stinson, is preparing for a reunion of his own with the Rep...
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Celebs With The Worst Hair In Showbiz

March 13th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Celebs With The Worst Hair In Showbiz
There are some celebrities out there that you can't help but laugh at -- because no matter how much money they have, they just can't seem to get their hair looking right.

Here, we point these obvious hair blunders out to our loving readers because work days are long and we love to be entertaining while you're doing the daily grind. Check out our list of celebrities with the worst hair and join in on the mocking!

John Travolta: His hair goes from super short to longer, but he should know that he isn't fooling anyone. Everyone knows that he has hair plugs and is virtually bald.

Dona...
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Fergie's son can sing

March 2nd, 2014 4:20am EST
Fergie
Fergie's son is already starting his singing career.
The 'Fergalicious' singer's son with Josh Duhamel, Axl - named after Guns 'N Roses singer Axl Rose - may only be six months old, but he's already following in his mother's footsteps.
She told Us Weekly Magazine: "When I sing, he'll look at me and laugh and try to chime in."
Josh added: "He makes the funniest sounds. He gets very proud of himself."
The family have temporarily relocated to Austin, Texas, and Josh, 41, is so pleased they can be together while he is filming new movie 'Lost in the Sun'.
He told Us Weekly magazine: "She's her...
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Axl Rose puzzled about giraffe slaughter at Denmark zoo

February 12th, 2014 3:00am EST
Axl Rose puzzled about giraffe slaughter at Denmark zoo
Rocker Axl Rose has been left appalled after learning a beloved giraffe at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark was shot dead by handlers in front of children, chopped up and fed to the lions.

The Guns N' Roses frontman brought the story to the attention of his fans on Monday night (10Feb14) in a tweet that read: "Just enjoying the lion's share of some tasty baby Giraffica sliders! Mmmmm! What'll them crazy Danes think of next!"

He was reacting to the news that Somali giraffe Marius was culled to prevent inbreeding at the zoo. A photograph of the dead creature surrounded by children lit up the Inter...
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Axl Rose's ex selling off marriage certificate and wedding video

November 19th, 2013 8:30pm EST
Axl Rose
Axl Rose's ex-wife is auctioning off the couple's 1990 marriage certificate and wedding video.

Former model Erin Everly is selling off a series of personal items, also including a domestic abuse report and poems and love letters written by Guns N' Roses rocker Rose.

The memorabilia will be going under the hammer at an upcoming Julien's Auctions event in Los Angeles.

Everly is also selling a pair of her ex-husband's leather pants and the shirt he wore in the Welcome To The Jungle video.

The wedding video and marriage certificate alone are expected to fetch upwards of $2,000 (GBP1,300).

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Slash positive about Guns N' Roses reunion

October 24th, 2013 11:20am EDT
Slash
Slash remains positive about reuniting the original members of Guns N' Roses.
The legendary 'Nightrain' guitar player is open to the idea of getting back on stage with Steven Adler, Duff McKagan, Izzy Stradlin and Axl Rose, but says they haven't discussed it.
He told US chat show host Larry King: "It's not something that any of us have reached out to each other and said that we wanted to do thus far.
"So, rather than be a pessimist and say, 'No, it'll never happen,' it's not like I'm harboring a lot of resentment.
"If it happens one day, it happens. If it doesn't, I don't think anybody's ...
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Axl Rose Being Sued After His Microphone Hits Fan In The Face

March 14th, 2013 8:22am EDT
Axl Rose
Axl Rose is facing legal action from an Australian fan over allegations he was injured by a microphone the singer threw into the crowd during a Guns N' Roses concert on Saturday.

Darren Wright claims two of his front teeth were damaged during the alleged incident at Perth Arena and he has started legal proceedings for damages to cover the cost of his dental treatment, according to local newspaper The West Australian.

Wright tells the publication, "With the bright lights and explosions, I couldn't see anything. The next thing I knew, I was whacked in the mouth. I thought I had been punch...
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Axl Rose's Video Game Lawsuit Dismissed By Judge

February 11th, 2013 6:10pm EST
Axl Rose
A U.S. judge has dismissed Axl Rose's lawsuit against the makers of popular video game Guitar Hero.
 
The Guns N' Roses frontman accused Activision Blizzard bosses of acting fraudulently in 2010, alleging they had illegally used his band's music and included an image of former guitarist Slash in 2007's Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock - despite promising not to feature any reference to the ex-bandmate or his new group, Velvet Revolver.
 
Rose's fraud and misrepresentation claims were thrown out last year when Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charles Palmer ruled the statute of limitations...
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16 Stars With Texas-Sized Egos

October 4th, 2012 8:04pm EDT
Kanye West
Some stars have huge egos and think the world revolves around them.

Their narcissistic ways and self-importance are often laughable and at times frightening.

So which stars are always finding themselves giving pats on the back to... themselves all the time? Read on...

Kanye West once said "I am the number-one human being in music"; and told Entertainment Weekly that he's "too busy writing history to read it." Quotes like these cemented his status as one of the biggest egos in showbiz. He's launched his own fragrance, brand of shoes and energy drinks; and he even had the cojones to cut ...
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Axl Rose's Attorneys Order Closure Of Photography Exhibition

September 27th, 2012 8:24am EDT
Axl Rose
Axl Rose's legal team has ordered a Los Angeles photographer to cancel an art show inspired by the Guns N' Roses rocker.

The frontman's lawyers have fired off a cease and desist letter after discovering photographer Laura London was showing an exhibition in L.A. called 'Once upon a time... Axl Rose was my neighbor'.

The collection includes a photo of a garage door with "Sweet Child O'Die you R 1 of many nothing special" spray-painted on it, as well as models dressed up in bandannas like the ones Rose famously sports.

Lawyers for the star claim the photographer alleges Rose was behind ...
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Axl Rose Suffers A Setback With His 'Guitar Hero' Lawsuit

August 20th, 2012 1:30pm EDT
Axl Rose
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has suffered a blow after part of his lawsuit against a computer game manufacturer was thrown out.

A judge in Los Angeles has dismissed the musician's claim that bosses at Activision Blizzard unlawfully used his band's music and an image of guitarist Slash in Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, which launched in 2007.

The rocker's allegation of fraud and an attempt to win damages of $20 million were thrown out because the delay in submitting the lawsuit until 2010 passed the statute of limitations.

However, a breach of contract allegation has been allowed...
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Guns N' Roses To Launch Las Vegas Residency On Halloween

August 13th, 2012 2:21pm EDT
Guns N' Roses
Guns N' Roses are set for a rocking Halloween - the group will kick-off its first-ever residency in Las Vegas on October 31st.

Axl Rose and his band mates will perform 12 concerts at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's The Joint in a month, wrapping up the run on November 24th.

The Appetite for Democracy shows cap off an exciting year for the band - Guns N' Roses were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, even though Rose refused to take the stage at the shrine with his former band mates.

The Live and Let Die hit-makers aren't the only ones setting up home in Sin City in t...
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Police Find Axl Rose's Stolen Gold & Diamond Jewelry

June 7th, 2012 10:35am EDT
Axl Rose
French police have found Axl Rose's stolen jewelry, which is reportedly worth more than $200,000.

On Tuesday, the Guns N' Roses singer reported the theft of three gold and diamond necklaces from an after-gig party at a Paris club.

An unnamed model returned the jewelry on Wednesday and was arrested by Paris cops, according to reports.

A spokesman for the singer said Rose was very angry after he discovered the items were missing.
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Thieves Steal $200k Worth Of Jewelry From Guns N' Roses Star Axl Rose

June 6th, 2012 12:07pm EDT
Axl Rose
Thieves in Paris, France, stole over $200,000 worth of jewelry from Axl Rose on Tuesday night, and the singer is furious.

Robbers reportedly took three gold-and-diamond necklaces from an after party following a Guns N' Roses show at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy.

Local police are looking into the incident, and a spokesman for the singer confirms Rose was very angry after he discovered the items were missing.

Late last month, Rose had an embarrassing stage tumble at the end of a show in Liverpool, England. After his group wrapped up with their final song "Paradise City," when he...
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Slash T-Shirts Banned From London Guns N' Roses Concerts

June 3rd, 2012 3:40pm EDT
Guns N' Roses
Guns N' Roses reportedly banned fans wearing T-shirts sporting former bandmate Slash's logo and image from their London gigs on Thursday and Friday.

Reporters representing British music magazine NME uncovered the truth when one fan complained about getting stripped of his Slash T-shirt by security upon entering Guns N' Roses' O2 Arena gig in the U.K. capital on Thursday night.

The source asked security staff if all fans wearing the guitarist's merchandise were being told to disrobe and was reportedly told, "We were told by the management not to allow anyone into the O2 Arena who is wearin...
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Axl Rose Falls On Stage In England

May 22nd, 2012 10:58am EDT
Axl Rose
Axl Rose is recovering after an embarrassing stage tumble at the end of a show in Liverpool, England on Sunday night.

The Guns N' Roses frontman was leaving the stage at the Echo Arena as his group wrapped up the gig's final song Paradise City, when he tripped on equipment and fell backwards.

Rose suffered only bruises and a smack to his ego, but he was still checked out by paramedics backstage.

The rocker hasn't had a lot of luck on tour in Europe this month - he was treated for a suspected haematoma after bruising his leg in Russia.
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The Funniest Celebrity Quotes of All-Time!

April 21st, 2012 10:30am EDT
Charlie Sheen
Celebrities often say things that get them in trouble and draw criticism. More times than none, they will make excuses for their outlandish statements by saying they were misquoted or their comments were taken out of context.

Misquoted or not, their opinions and takes on certain topics and subjects are hilarious. Here's a slideshow of some of the funniest celebrity quotes ever.

Paris Hilton

"Wal-Mart.....do they make walls there?" -Paris Hilton

Britney Spears

"I've never wanted to go to Japan. Simply because I don't like eating fish. And I know that's very popular in Africa." -...
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Axl Rose Apologizes To Cleveland, Fans Over Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Drama

April 18th, 2012 9:42am EDT
Axl Rose
Axl Rose has officially apologized to Guns N' Roses fans and the city of Cleveland, Ohio, for turning down the honor of becoming a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Rose declined the induction into the Cleveland museum and announced he would not be attending the annual gala on Saturday in a letter to officials last week.

And now he has penned another lengthy essay to "Cleveland, Ohio, Guns N' Roses Fans and everyone who's shown support for my decision regarding the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame" and posted it on the band's official website.

In the open letter, he writes, "I seriously ...
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No Shows, Scrapped Performances,Tribute Songs & More At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

April 15th, 2012 10:30am EDT
Beastie Boys
The Beastie Boys were forced to scrap a planned performance at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday night when rapper Adam 'MCA' Yauch pulled out of the event.

The trio was saluted by rap heavyweights Chuck D and LL Cool J but only Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz were on hand to accept the accolade.

Hours before the ceremony the group's publicist released a statement which read: "Beastie Boys regret that Adam 'MCA' Yauch will be unable to join Mike 'Mike D' Diamond and Adam 'Adrock' Horovitz at the band's induction into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame...
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Rod Stewart Joins Axl Rose As Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame No-Show

April 14th, 2012 12:26pm EDT
CELEBNAME
Illness has forced Rod Stewart to scrap his planned Faces reunion at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Ohio on Saturday.

The singer was scheduled to hit the stage with former bandmates Ron Wood, Kenney Jones and Ian McLagan after the group was inducted to the museum alongside Beastie Boys, Guns N' Roses and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, among others.

But he has been unable to shake a nasty cold and his publicist has announced Stewart will be a no-show at the gala.

A statement from his rep reads, "Unfortunately Rod is battling the flu this week and regrettably he is unable to accept his induct...
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Dee Snider Rips Axl Rose Over Hall Of Fame Snub

April 12th, 2012 8:11pm EDT
Dee Snider
Twisted Sister star Dee Snider has slammed Axl Rose for snubbing his Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction, insisting the Guns N' Roses frontman is "screwed up".

Rose has written to officials at the Hall of Fame declining the induction and revealing he won't be attending Saturday's gala in Cleveland, Ohio - and his stand has annoyed rocker-turned-radio host and TV personality Snider.

Interviewing Rose's former bandmate Slash at the Revolver Golden Gods awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday, the "We're Not Gonna Take It" singer, said, "Someone just told me that it's official Axl is not gonna sin...
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Lana Del Rey Wears A See-Through Crop Top & Polka Dot Skirt

April 12th, 2012 5:00pm EDT
Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey is one of music's newest darlings, but it seems like she's still trying to figure out her style. Sometimes she wears Guns N' Roses t-shirts, and other times she wears sport-themed jackets. As long as she's having fun, who cares!

We spotted her leaving her hotel in London, England, today wearing a see-through crop top paired with a see-through polka dot skirt.

The singer has sparked rumors that she's dating Axl Rose after she was photographed leaving Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles with the rock star and driving off with him. Meanwhile, Axl stunned Rock & Roll Hall of Fame boss...
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Axl Rose Writes Letter To Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame And Fans Declining Invitation To Guns N' Roses Induction

April 11th, 2012 8:45pm EDT
Axl Rose
Axl Rose has stunned Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bosses by officially declining his induction as a member of Guns N' Roses.

The rocker has written to officials at the Ohio museum to announce he will not be attending Saturday's gala.

In a letter, obtained by the Los Angeles Times newspaper on Wednesday, Rose states, "I respectfully decline my induction as a member of Guns N' Roses to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I strongly request that I not be inducted in absentia and please know that no one is authorized nor may anyone be permitted to accept any induction for me or speak on my behalf.

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Lana Del Rey Dating Axl Rose?

April 8th, 2012 7:01pm EDT
Axl Rose and Lana Del Rey
Singing sensation Lana Del Rey, 25, has sparked speculation about her love life again after leaving a Hollywood hotel with Axl Rose, 50.

The "Video Games" singer has sent gossips into a frenzy after she was photographed leaving Chateau Marmont with the rock legend and driving off in an SUV with him.

The sighting came just two weeks after Del Rey was romantically linked to Marilyn Manson after they were seen together in a hotel in Berlin, Germany.

Del Rey is believed to be a big fan of Rose's fan Guns N' Roses - she attended two of their sold-out concerts in Hollywood last month and recor...
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Slash: 'Guns N' Roses Won't Be Playing At Hall Of Fame Induction'

March 22nd, 2012 1:55pm EDT
Slash
Rocker Slash has dismissed rumors the original members of Guns N' Roses will reunite at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction next month.

Axl Rose, Slash, Izzy Stradlin, Duff McKagan, Steven Adler and Dizzy Reed are all believed to be attending the event in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, but the offer to reunite onstage was declined by the guitarist.

His comments are sure to spark disappointment from fans desperate to see the legendary rockers perform together again, but Slash has been caught unaware of the hype surrounding the induction.

He says, "Either it hasn't hit me yet or ...
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Guns N' Roses Announce Los Angeles Takeover Shows

February 29th, 2012 10:30pm EST
Guns N' Roses
Guns N' Roses are to return to the fabled Sunset Strip in Los Angeles as part of a three-day city takeover in March.

The band, which launched its career at venues along Sunset Boulevard, will perform its first show at the House of Blues on March 12 following concerts at the Hollywood Palladium on March 9 and The Wiltern on March 11.

Axl Rose's band last performed at the Palladium 22 years ago and the group has never performed at The Wiltern.

Tickets for the Los Angeles Takeover shows are expected to sell out in minutes when they go on sale to the public on Friday.

Rose's current Guns N'...
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Happy 50th Birthday, Axl Rose!

February 6th, 2012 9:32am EST
Axl Rose
After spending nearly 30 years in the rock spotlight, hell-raising Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose turns 50 on Monday.

The singer grew up in Lafayette, Indiana before moving to Los Angeles in 1982, when he began plotting his path to superstardom.

Just a year later, Rose formed the legendary band with Tracii Guns, merging his group Hollywood Rose with his friend's L.A. Guns, and he has been regularly grabbing headlines ever since.

From his tempestuous love life to his famous temper and rumors of rampant professional perfectionism, Rose's time in the spotlight has been far from quiet, and ...
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Slash & Axl Rose Putting Aside Differences To Reunite At Hall Of Fame Induction?

December 29th, 2011 9:00am EST
Guns N' Roses
Slash and Axl Rose have given Guns N' Roses fans hope of an original line-up reunion after revealing they're both keen to put aside old differences as they prepare for their 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Guitarist Slash admits he has done a lot of soul searching following the news his former band is to be among the Hall of Fame's Class of 2012 and he has been checking out old performance footage of the group.

He tells Esquire magazine, "When I see footage of Guns N' Roses, I see that f**king hunger and attitude. You could not f*** with those five guys. It was just raw. It was t...
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