guns n roses
For the first time in the history of Guns N’ Roses, the international rock icons will perform one show only in South Africa at the world-renowned FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 29 November 2018.
Only a whole YEAR to wait.
The lights may only just have gone out on the Pyramid Stage, but attention has already turned to next year's Glastonbury
Axl Rose has fueled rumours that the original Guns ‘N’ Roses line-up are to reunite. The frontman confirmed on Tuesday morning
Not be confused with the British band of the same name, this band have been making quite an impression internationally with
What is it about rock stars that won't make them quit while they're ahead? ... I mean, just think of some of the more hedonistic behaviour - eating bats (Ozzy Osbourne), the shark episode (Led Zepellin), urinating on the Alamo (Osbourne again) - if any of them behaved like that in a nursing home then they'd be dosed up and diagnosed with senile dementia.
By the 1980's, mainstream American rock music had moved far away from the protest and revolution of the 1960s and was more concerned with sex, drugs, partying and having a good time. All the time. Hey it was the 80s so it was allowed, apparently.
On 4 January 1960 Albert Camus, the writer, absurdist philosopher and beloved intellectual pin-up of post-war France, was returning to Paris from his home in Provence after the Christmas holiday. Just short of his destination, the Facel Vega in which he was a passenger skidded off the road and concertinaed into a tree, killing him instantly.
Axl Rose suffered his second stage fall in less than a month on Saturday after crashing headfirst to the floor during a Guns
The Damned were always a little different to most punk bands, with singer Dave Vanian possessing the kind of voice many crooners would kill for and guitarist Captain Sensible being a skilled musician. Contrast this to Paul Simonon writing chords on his fretboard and Sid Vicious who had the right attitude, but no ability to play a guitar, and you can see why they stood out.