, and he showed up briefly during the closing credits of their documentary about the making of the “Estranged” video (below).I was never actually clear what Duswalt’s connection to the band was, but as it turns out, he was Axl Rose’s assistant during the height of GN’R’s fame.When Axl was 17 he fled Indiana on a Greyhound bus destined for Los Angeles (the haven for all that embodies sinnin' and grinnin'). After Guns N' Roses met with the unprecedented success of their debut album "Appetite For Destruction", massive stadium tours soon became a reality, and Axl's status as a bona fide sex symbol was officially cemented. See full bio on IMDb » Axl Rose is flush with cash these days which likely played a factor in settling the lawsuit filed by his longtime roadie and engineer Chris Pitman. Rose has been hobbling around England this week using a walking stick, but little did we know what's… his Guns N' Roses days are done -- for now -- and he's already got AC/DC on the brain.After auditioning for a lion's share of punk bands (many of which he was turned down for because of his uncanny vocal resemblance to Robert Plant) he joined the seminal rock band L. However, internal troubles with the band members and the heavy drug use among them eventually rendered Guns N' Roses obsolete until only recently. We just got Axl cruising through LAX on one of those scooter thingys.…Born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana, Rose moved to Los Angeles in the early 1980s, where he became active in the local hard rock scene and joined several bands, including Hollywood Rose and L. Their first album, Appetite for Destruction (1987), has sold in excess of 30 million copies worldwide, Its full-length follow-ups, the twin albums Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II (1991), were also widely successful; they respectively debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and have sold a combined 35 million copies worldwide.
He is the lead vocalist of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, and has also been the band's sole constant member since its inception in 1985.
READ MORE It was all about Guns N' Roses Saturday at Coachella ... Axl and the boys slayed with "Sweet Child O' Mine," and went on for an astounding 3 hours ... READ MORE Coachella was the place for music Saturday, with an awesome lineup. READ MORE Guns N' Roses blew the roof off T-Mobile Arena Friday night ...
Axl, O'Shea Jackson, Ice Cube, Zedd, Kesha, Snoop, Skrillex and lots of others performers hit the stage .. READ MORE Guns N' Roses had a rocky start to their Coachella appearance when their tour bus broke down in Fontana. and thanks to a broken foot, Axl Rose did it all from a Rock 'n' Roll throne.
Axl Rose is the pure embodiment of decadent late 1980s rockerdom.
Brash, slightly misogynistic and notoriously wild, Rose grew up in a maniacally dysfunctional household - molested by his own father at age two; beaten by his abusive stepfather. READ MORE Axl Rose and Guns N' Roses are raking in the dough these days, but Axl's way behind on paying the loyal engineer who stuck with the band in the lean years ... READ MORE This is NOT your grandfather's cane -- unless your grandfather is super pervy or Axl Rose.