Posts tagged "Axl Rose"

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

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…

By: Robbie Daw / July 11, 2012

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

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…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / July 3, 2012

Axl Rose Tweets Apology To Cleveland, Ohio

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…

By: Nicole Sia / April 17, 2012

The Idolator Hype Index (Week Of 4.9.12)

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…

By: Robbie Daw / April 13, 2012

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

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’…

By: Becky Bain / April 12, 2012

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

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…

By: Becky Bain / April 12, 2012

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

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…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / April 11, 2012

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

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…

By: Idolator Staff / April 10, 2012

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

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…

By: Robbie Daw / November 13, 2009

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

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…

By: Maura / October 7, 2009

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

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…

By: Maura / October 6, 2009

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

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.

By: Maura / September 10, 2009

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

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 our

By: Maura / September 9, 2009

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

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…

By: Maura / February 27, 2009

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

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…

By: Maura / February 13, 2009

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

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…

By: Maura / February 6, 2009

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

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 ru…

By: Maura / December 31, 2008

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

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…

By: Maura / December 30, 2008

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

OK so this is pretty much the perfect Idolator…

By: Maura / December 17, 2008
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