Axl Rose

Charlie Sheen Trashes Axl Rose At Slash’s Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony: Watch

Robbie Daw | July 11, 2012 - 8:03 am

Former Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver guitarist-turned-solo-artist Slash was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame yesterday, during which his old GNR bandmate Axl Rose was honored with a trashing by L.A.’s favorite loose canon, Charlie Sheen. At the ceremony, which was fittingly held outside the Hard Rock Cafe, Sheen delivered… More »


Pop Stars And Stripes: Singers Wear The Flag For July 4th

Erika Brooks Adickman | July 3, 2012 - 5:30 am

Happy July 4th — well, almost. Whether you’re planning to celebrate Independence Day by throwing a BBQ, watching some fireworks or going to a midnight screening of Katy Perry’s Part Of Me 3D we know you’ll be doing so in your red, white and blue. Our favorite pop stars, however, don’t have to wait until… More »


Axl Rose Tweets Apology To Cleveland, Ohio

Nicole Sia | April 17, 2012 - 2:46 pm

Axl Rose raised hackles over the weekend when he opted out of Guns N’ Roses Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Though the original members of the band reunited for a performance at the event, Axl didn’t attend, explaining in a letter posted on Twitter on April 11 that the occasion “doesn’t appear… More »



The Idolator Hype Index (Week Of 4.9.12)

Robbie Daw | April 13, 2012 - 6:04 am

Most artists would give their left arm to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. But not Axl Rose! He’d rather be seen on a T-shirt worn by these days. His letter to the Hall, ’s record-breaking album sales drop, ’ rumored salary and the… More »


Axl Rose Declines Induction Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Read His Letter

Becky Bain | April 12, 2012 - 10:15 am

You’d think being inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame would be any musician’s dream, proof of the respect they have from their peers for a successful and influential carrer. But Axl Rose doesn’t need the honor. Though Guns N’ Roses will be inducted into the Hall on Saturday, April 14, the band’s… More »


Lady Gaga Tweets That “Pop Singers Don’t Eat”: Morning Mix

Becky Bain | April 12, 2012 - 5:30 am

Did You Hear?

:: Lady Gaga is getting in shape and curbing her appetite for her upcoming Born This Way Ball. “Just killed back to back spin classes. Eating a salad dreaming of a cheeseburger #PopSingersDontEat,” she tweeted. Though she was probably attempting to be humorous, many have found her comments to be in bad taste, particularly… More »



Lana Del Rey: Brunette And Wearing A Guns N’ Roses Shirt (PHOTOS)

Erika Brooks Adickman | April 11, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian aren’t the only celebs making us wonder, “Are they or aren’t they?” Lana Del Rey and Axl Rose have been raising eyebrows ever since the pair were spotted leaving the Chateau Marmont together on Friday night (April 6). Oh, and did we mention that the Glamour France cover girl happens to… More »


Lady Gaga Releases More Dates For Born This Way Ball: Morning Mix

Idolator Staff | April 10, 2012 - 5:30 am

Did You Hear?

:: Remember when we were all glued to our computer screens waiting for Lady Gaga to release the Born This Way Ball tour dates? Then she only released 11 dates for Asia and Australia leaving the rest of us in the dark. Well, Mother Monster has finally released three more dates for… More »


Fergie’s Axl Rose Obsession Leads Her To Cover ‘Paradise City’

Robbie Daw | November 13, 2009 - 1:00 pm

It’s been a minute since we first learned that Fergie had added her leather-clad booty to the treasure trove of artists contributing to Slash’s upcoming debut solo outing, Slash & Friends. She’s in a pool with guesting Slash pals that includes such rock luminaries as Ozzy Osbourne, Alice Cooper, Dave Grohl and—where you… More »



Guns N’ Roses’ Stance On That Copyright-Infringement Lawsuit: It’s Our Music, But If It Isn’t, Blame The Recording Engineer

Maura | October 7, 2009 - 10:00 am

Guns N’ Roses are going to “vigorously contest” claims that they ripped off German electro-composer Ulrich Schnauss for the ambient intro to their song “Riad N’ The Bedouins,” a dispute that’s currently the source of a million-dollar lawsuit filed last week. (A million dollars may seem like a lot of cash for an album that… More »


Every Joke You Can Wring From This “Guns N’ Roses Ripping Off Ulrich Schnauss” Story Is Way Too Easy

Maura | October 6, 2009 - 12:00 pm

As if the instant denouement that greeted Guns N’ Roses long-in-the-works Chinese Democracy wasn’t sad enough, now comes the news that German electro-gaze composer Ulrich Schnauss is suing GNR frontman Axl Rose, along with Interscope-Geffen-A&M and a few people who have been associated with the Guns brand in recent years, for copyright infringement. Schnauss and… More »


Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Would Like To Say That He Has Nothing To Say About The Possibly Upcoming Guns N’ Roses Tour

Maura | September 17, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Last week, news that Guns N’ Roses might rouse themselves from their long slumber and tour Asia later this year lit up the Internet, and Universal Music Japan even got into the act by posting Japanese tour dates on its Web site. What does newish Guns recruit Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal have to say about all… More »



Guns N’ Roses: Touring, But Not Hitting India (Yet) (Maybe) (Possibly) (Oh, I Don’t Know)

Maura | September 10, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Yesterday there was scuttlebutt that Axl Rose and whatever band of merry men he decides to call Guns N’ Roses would be hitting India in November, and while those reports seemed sketchy and are still completely uncorroborated, there’s a somewhat-more-confirmed itinerary for the band in December: GNR will allegedly hit Taiwan, Japan, and Korea then. More »


Oh My God: Is Guns N’ Roses Going To Tour India?

Maura | September 9, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Like the Timex Social Club, I spend a lot of time lamenting the rumors that surround me every day. How do they get started? And where do they get crazy? In Truthmonger, I’ll try to suss out the kernels of truth in the rumors that are taking up airspace in gossip columns, blogs, and ourMore »


Axl Rose Types “Get In The Ring” Into AOL’s Keyword Box

Maura | February 27, 2009 - 2:00 am

Another interview with formerly reclusive Guns N’ Roses mastermind W. Axl Rose has debuted on the Internet, and this one is kind of a doozy: It’s a lengthy chat that appears on AOL’s Spinner between Axl and his longtime confidant/road manager/video-trilogy inspirer Del James. If you think that the end result isn’t an interview… More »



Five People Who Are Probably Not The New Lead Singer Of Velvet Revolver

Maura | February 13, 2009 - 1:00 am

Yesterday, bassist and emergent finance pundit Duff McKagan told Rolling Stone that his somewhat-supergroup Velvet Revolver was “weeks away” from announcing its new singer, after a lengthy search that attracted demos from some 400 hopefuls who were, for whatever reason, interested in being the next Scott Weiland. Said Duff of the pick: “It’s not like… More »


The Top Five Quotes From Axl Rose’s Big “Billboard” Interview

Maura | February 6, 2009 - 2:00 am

In his first interview with a U.S. publication (and not a message board in some nine years, Axl Rose engaged in an e-mail chat with Billboard’s Jonathan Cohen in which he talked about his frustrations with his label (“at least in regard to the U.S., for the most part I don’t look at it like… More »


One More List Before We Go: The Top 12 Idolator Posts Of 2008

Maura | December 31, 2008 - 11:30 am

As you may have gathered, I’m raring to close the book on 2008, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t run down some of the site’s highlights during what was a pretty dreary year overall. After the jump, behold a pretty subjective top 12 of the year (thanks to our technological limbo I can’t run… More »



Heartbreak No. 7: Axl Rose Finally Brings Democracy To China

Maura | December 30, 2008 - 5:00 am

I was never much of a Star Wars fan, so the gnashing of teeth and rending of garments that accompanied the forever-awaited release of The Phantom Menace passed by me at the time. But when I finally sat down with Guns N’ Roses’ Chinese Democracy—a long-awaited follow-up to a cultural moment that, for better or… More »


Mike Piazza Still Can’t Understand Why Axl Rose Kept Snubbing The Mets Back In The Day

Maura | December 17, 2008 - 12:00 pm

OK so this is pretty much the perfect Idolator… More »


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