On Nov 22 2008, Guns n' Roses debuted their album Chinese Democracy on MySpace. The joint venture between MySpace and Vivendi's Universal Music Group, Sony Music and Warner Music Group allowed fans to listen to the album online for free.
Axl Rose loves the movie "Cool Hand Luke." That is why the song "Civil War" opens to a quote from the 1967 Paul Newman film.
All of the original members of GNR were big fans of Queen. That is why they asked to play at Freddie Mercury's memorial concert.
Despite GNR's disastrous end, Izzy Stradlin and Axl Rose have remained friends.
The GNR sound is often called "Sleaze Rock."
Guns N Roses is considered to be the first modern era rock band.
In 2004, GNR released their greatest hits album which has sold over 3 million copies.
Contrary to popular belief, the name "Guns N Roses" is not a reference to frontman Axl Rose's surname.
"Welcome to the Jungle" is LA Dodgers' pitcher Eric Gagne's introduction song.
Axl Rose wrote the lyrics to their hit song "Welcome to the Jungle" while in Seattle.
The band are known as one the greatest 80's bands in the world.
The band are currently recording a new album.
The band name Guns N' Roses actually comes from 2 other band names.
Frontman of the band, Axl Rose, has been arrested over 20 times for charges such as public drunkenness and assault.
Axl Rose claimed that when he was a child his father, William sexually abused him.
In 1991 former member of the band, Ole Beich died. He was only 36 years of age.
The band has had a total of 20 different members.
Axl Rose admitted he was a big fan of homosexual singers like Elton John and Freddie Mercury.
In 1988 the band were invited to play at the "Monsters Of Rock" concert at Castle Donington in the UK.
As of 2007 the band's album "Appetite For Destruction" has sold over 15 million copies.
As of 2007 the band's album "Appetite For Destruction" has sold over 15 million copies. It's the best-selling debut album of all time.
The artwork on the bands album "Appetitre For Destruction" was changed because the original cover was said to be against religous faith.
Lead man Axl Rose sued a man called Tom Zutaut for $75, 000. Tom told scouts that "Guns 'N Roses" sucked after seeing one of there shows.
The band name, "Guns 'N Roses comes from 2 other bands. One called "L.A. Guns" and the other called "Hollywood Rose".
In 2002 former members of the band, Slash, Sorum and McKagan formed a new band called "Velvet Revolver".
As of 2007 Axl Rose is the only original band member still in the band's lineup.
The band made their own genre of music called Sleaze Rock.
As of 2007 the band have sold over 90 million albums worldwide.
Guns N Roses released thir greatest hits in 2004. The album was simply called "Guns N' Roses Greatest Hits".
As of 2004 the band have released six albums.
In 1988 the band fired drummer Steven Adler. They claimed he had drug problems.
Guns N Roses are #9 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artist of Hard Rock.
Guns N Roses canceled a performance in Portland, Maine in November 2006, because they were told by state officials that the band could not drink on stage.
Chinese Democracy has been in production for more than ten years and cost more than thirteen million dollars.
Ozzy Osbourne and Joe Perry called GN'R "the next Rolling Stones."
Guns N roses will be allowed to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.
Appetite for Destruction an album by Guns n Roses appeared in The Rolling Stones Magazine's special issue "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time".
"Sympathy for the Devil" was recorded by Guns n Roses for the movie Interview with the Vampire.
In the US, "Welcome to the Jungle" was Guns N Roses first single with an accompanying music video.
Axl Rose appeared on Friday Night Rocks with Eddie Trunk.
Guns N' Roses are considered to be the very last rock and roll band to achieve a legendary status before people began to like alternative rock, electronica, and hip-hop throughout the 1990's.
The new Guns N Roses has the following people in it: Axl Rose
Dizzy Reed - keyboards
Robin Finck - lead guitar
Tommy Stinson - bass guitar
Chris Pitman - keyboards, programming
Brian "Brain" Mantia - drums
Richard Fortus - rhythm guitar
Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal - lead guitar
Each member of GNR is represented by a skull on the "Appettite For Destruction" logo.
The band had Axl Rose, guitarists Tracii Guns and Izzy Stradlin, bassist Ole Beich (later replaced by Duff McKagan), and the drummer Rob Gardner.
The band was founded in Los Angeles in March, 1985.
Axl Rose: Duff walked out on it, and I walked out on it, because I wasn't allowed to be any part of it.
Slash: We are the best rock band out there.
Axl Rose: I know that many of you are disappointed that some of the people that you came to know and love could not be with us here today. Regardless of what you have heard or read, people worked very hard (meaning my former friends) to do everything they could so that I could not be here today. I say fuck that. I am as hurt and disappointed as you that, unlike Oasis, we could not find a way to all get along.