Axl Rose

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  • BORN

    BORN
    W. Axl Rose (born William Bruce Rose, Jr.; raised as William Bruce Bailey; February 6, 1962) in Lafayette (Indiana) United States, is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is the lead vocalist and only remaining original member of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses,
  • Abandoned and their adolescence and childhood 1

    Abandoned and their adolescence and childhood 1
    When Rose was two years old, his father abandoned the family. His mother remarried to Stephen L. Bailey, and his name was changed to William Bruce Bailey. He has two younger siblings—a sister, Amy, and a half-brother, Stuart. Until the age of 17, Rose believed that Bailey was his real father. He never met his biological father as an adult; William Rose, Sr. was found murdered in Illinois in 1984.
  • Sing

    Sing
    Rose found solace in music from an early age. He sang in the church choir from the age of five, and performed at services with his brother and sister under the name the Bailey Trio. At Jefferson High School, he participated in the school chorus and studied piano.
  • Adolescence 3

    Adolescence 3
    At the age of 17, while going through insurance papers in his parents' home, Rose learned of his biological father's existence, and he unofficially readopted his birth name. However, he referred to himself only as W. Rose, because he did not want to share a first name with his biological father. (Four years later, after moving to Los Angeles, he became so engrossed in his band AXL that his friends suggested he call himself Axl Rose he legally changed his name to W. Axl Rose
  • Adolescence 4

    Adolescence 4
    prior to signing his contract with Geffen Records in March 1986. Following the discovery of his true family origins, Rose became the local juvenile delinquent in Lafayette; he was arrested over 20 times on charges such as public intoxication and battery, and served as long as three months in jail. After Lafayette authorities threatened to charge him as a habitual criminal.
  • Rose moved

    Rose moved to Los Angeles, California in December 1982.
  • in California

    in California
    Shortly after his arrival in Los Angeles, Rose joined the band Rapidfire, with whom he recorded a four-song demo in May 1983.
  • LA Guns

    LA Guns
    After the dissolution of the group joined the original lineup of LA Guns, before the formation of the band Hollywood Rose with his childhood friend Izzy StradlinIn .January 1984, the band recorded a demo of five songs with the songs "Anything Goes", "Rocker", "Shadow of Your Love" and "Reckless Life"
  • Guns ´N Roses

    Guns ´N Roses
    In March 1985, Rose and his former bandmate Tracii Guns formed Guns N 'Roses by the merger of their respective bands Hollywood Rose and LA Guns.
  • album

    album
    Live?!*@LIKE A SUICIDE
  • Appetite for Destruction

    Appetite for Destruction
    Appetite for Destruction
  • Guns N' Roses released its debut album Appetite for Destruction

    Guns N' Roses released its debut album Appetite for Destruction.Selling only 500,000 copies in its first year of release.
  • GN´R LIES

    GN´R LIES
    GN´R LIES
  • With the success

    With the success of Appetite for Destruction and G N' R Lies, Rose found himself lauded as one of rock's most prominent frontmen. By the time he appeared solo on the cover of Rolling Stone in August 1989
  • Use your illusion i and ii

    Use your illusion i and ii
    Use your illusion i and ii
  • Concert at the Riverport

    Concert at the Riverport
    Ninety minutes into a concert at the Riverport Amphitheater near St. Louis, and after on-stage requests from Rose for security personnel to address the situation, Rose dove into the crowd to confiscate a banned video camera. After being pulled back on stage, he announced, "Thanks to the lame-ass security, I'm going home!" and left, following which some 2500 fans staged a riot, resulting in an estimated $200,000 in damages.
  • Use your illusion 1 and 2

    Use your illusion 1 and 2
    In September 1991, with enough material completed for two albums, Guns N' Roses released Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II, which debuted at No. 2 and No. 1 respectively on the U.S. chart, a feat not achieved by any other group
  • Their adolescence and childhood 2

    Their adolescence and childhood 2
    The Bailey household was very religious; Rose and his family attended a Pentecostal church, where he was required to attend services three to eight times per week and even taught Sunday school.[10] Rose later described his upbringing as oppressive, stating, "We'd have televisions one week, then my stepdad would throw them out because they were satanic. I wasn't allowed to listen to music. Women were evil. Everything was evil."[10] In 1992, after undergoing past life regression therapy,
  • the spaghetti incident

    the spaghetti incident
    the spaghetti incident
  • Use Your Illusion Tour

    Use Your Illusion Tour
    Guns N' Roses played its final show of the Use Your Illusion Tour on July 17, 1993 at River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires.
  • live era '87-'93

    live era '87-'93
    live era '87-'93
  • Greatest hits

    Greatest hits
    Greatest hits
  • Chinese Democrazy

    Chinese Democrazy
    Chinese Democrazy
  • To day

    To date, Appetite for Destruction has sold over 28 million copies worldwide, 18 million of which in the United States, making it the best-selling debut album of all time in the U.S.