Fast Facts About GUNS N' ROSES!
Guns N’ Roses is set to take the whole Philippine Arena by storm! As you prepare to attend the massive #NotInThisLifetimeTour, here are some very interesting facts about the living legends of rock and roll!
-While "Roses" is obviously for frontman Axl Rose, the "Guns" on their name is from founding guitarist Tracii Guns who left shortly after.
-"Axl Rose" is an anagram of "oral sex". His real name is William Bruce Rose Jr.
-Slash got his nickname from a family friend because he was always in a hurry.
-Guns N' Roses was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012, the first year they were eligible.
-Guns N' Roses is the only band that debuted both at number 1 and 2 on the Billboard 200 in the same week with their Use Your Illusion albums.
-Axl Rose does a voice for the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
-Slash was mainly interested in BMX riding and even competed at a professional level, before focusing on playing the guitar.
-Early in their career, the band lived in a small apartment in Los Angeles that they called Hell House.
-Chinese Democracy cost fourteen million dollars to record, making it the most expensive album ever recorded.
-Slash has over 20 snakes as pets.
-Axl Rose is a collector of antique crucifixes.
-During the #NotInThisLifetimeTour, the band performs song covers like “Wish You Were Here” by Pink Floyd and “Black Hole Sun” of Soundgarden.