It doesn’t help the bands become self-sufficient and successful, they’ve got to work a lot harder because the labels are more worried about themselves making money.” Get in the Ring, 2016 Style “Google and You Tube have really changed things for the artist, and the government’s just stepped out of the way. And they said they hadn’t seen him this happy, they hadn’t seen him moving around [this much]. I got a lot of grief for stopping the show ‘for no reason,’ [but] there was just a lot of really rowdy crowds.
They lobby very hard to pay minimal royalties, and I don’t think that’s right.” On Working With Angus Young “It’s great. I feel protective, I feel I do not want to let this guy down, more than almost anybody I’ve ever known. In between songs, he’s playing other stuff [that has inspired potential new song ideas]. I remember when we first started, you would have security that was looking for that, they wanted to get in and get in a fight with somebody.
Axl Rose offered his insights and opinions on a wide variety of topics – including the return of Slash and Duff Mc Kagan to Guns N’ Roses, his current stint as AC/DC‘s singer and the state of the music industry – during a wide-ranging, nearly hour-long Q&A session at the China Exchange in London yesterday. They could be a genuine fan of music, say, the music company president, owner, whatever.
You can hear the whole interview above, but we’ve selected a large selection of highlights for you below. But when it comes to their business, it doesn’t have anything to do with that.
This rumored new couple has fans scratching their heads!
Axl Rose, 50, was photographed leaving Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood with Lana Del Rey, 25, on Friday.
What do the musical stylings of ultra-cool New York singer Lana Del Rey and veteran Los Angeles rockers Guns N’ Roses have in common? They both sing songs about feeling a bit randy, but apart from that, you’d find little to liken GNR’s hard rock with LDR’s ballads of heartbreak.
This weekend, Guns N’ Roses played a tiny (500-capacity) show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles, reforming their classic line-up – frontman Axl Rose, guitarist Slash and bassist Duff Mc Kagan – and showing no signs of softening their hard rock edges.
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She attended two of the band’s LA shows in a month, once at the House of Blues and again at The Wiltern. There were rumours she was dating a member of the band That member was, of course, Axl Rose.
Also in 2012, they were photographed looking cosy as they left legendary Los Angeles hotel and bar The Chateau Marmont, and tongues started wagging.
I do want to put out more music with Guns N’ Roses, and I don’t know if that has to do with Slash or not. If he wants to play on something, that would be great. The Guns N’ Roses reunion didn’t happen by chance or whatever.
It just has to do with what’s going to be the easiest, what’s going to make the most money, and make the company and the shareholders happy and stuff like that. but as an artist and a musician and working with bands, it doesn’t help me at all, and i don’t think that it helps music.