Why should guitarists have all the fun? GuitarWorld.com recently launched a readers poll in partnership with Samson — the Greatest Rock Singers of All Time! We're certain that, even though our core readership is mainly made up of guitarists from different genres, locations and age groups, you — like us — have strong opinions about the skills (or lack thereof) of some of rock's most legendary singers.
Some 1983 recordings featuring a pre-Guns N' Roses Axl Rose have surfaced online. Before he was in GNR, Rose was in a Los Angeles band called Rapidfire. The band's former guitarist, Kevin Lawrence, recently posted a sampling of a track called "Ready to Rumble," which Rapidfire recorded 30 years ago. May 25, 1983, to be exact!
Why should Led Zeppelin hog up all the movie-theater concert-film glory? Guns N' Roses have posted a preview video — in the form of "Paradise City" — for their upcoming 3D concert film based on their Las Vegas residency last fall.
This past Saturday, Guns N' Roses, Eddie Vedder, Gary Clark Jr., the Flaming Lips, Jack White and more took the stage at Neil Young's 26th annual Bridge School benefit concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California.
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose seems to be in a forgiving mood after a fan came forward and returned $200,000 worth of jewelry she had "inadvertently" taken from the backstage area after a recent concert in Paris, France.