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Guns N’ Roses Week – Slash’s Book

Guns N’ Roses Week – Slash’s Book

After reading Steven Adler’s book I wanted to read Slash’s next, because Steven and Slash had such a close relationship in the early days. So #GnRWeek continues with Slash’s autobiography. Like most autobiographies there is a lot about Slash’s youth at the start. Sometimes this…

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Guns N’ Roses Week – Use Your Illusion II

Guns N’ Roses Week – Use Your Illusion II

Yesterday, as part of #GnRWeek, I wrote about Use Your Illusion I. Naturally I’m now talking about Use Your Illusion II today. Both these albums were released in 1991. The first album is a more rocky affair whereas this second one is slightly more intellectual…

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Guns N’ Roses Week – Documentaries & Interviews

Guns N’ Roses Week – Documentaries & Interviews

#GnRWeek continues with a look at some cool YouTube links of interviews and performances by the band. I got sucked down the rabbit hole that is YouTube and found a few gems. There’s a lot of stuff here. Guns N’ Roses are one of those…

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Guns N’ Roses week – Steven Adler’s book

Guns N’ Roses week – Steven Adler’s book

The first book and band member we take a look at for #GnRWeek is Steven Adler. I really enjoyed reading three autobiographies of Guns N’ Roses band members for GnRWeek. I read Adler, Duff and Slash’s books and I actually pretty much read them concurrently….

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Guns N’ Roses week – Use Your Illusion I

Guns N’ Roses week – Use Your Illusion I

We continue our look at Guns N’ Roses’ albums in #GnRWeek with Use Your Illusion I, released in 1991. I can remember there was so much hype and anticipation for the Use Your Illusion albums, and for me it totally lived up to the hype….

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GnR Week – Book – The Days of Guns N’ Roses

GnR Week – Book – The Days of Guns N’ Roses

The first Guns N’ Roses book I am reviewing for #GnRWeek is ‘Appetite for Destruction: Days of “Guns N’ Roses”‘ by Danny Sugerman. I first read this book when I was about 15 years old, when I was at the height of my fandom for…

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Guns N’ Roses Week – G N’ R Lies

Guns N’ Roses Week – G N’ R Lies

The second album we’re looking at for #GnRWeek is G N’ R Lies. I tend to think of Lies as an EP, and I think it technically is an EP but it is often referred to as their second album. It only had four new…

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GnR Week – Appetite for Destruction

GnR Week – Appetite for Destruction

Let’s kick off the album reviews in #GnRWeek with the big one. Appetite for Destruction. What a debut album. What an album, debut or not. It is officially the most successful debut album of all time and has broken loads of records. (They had of…

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Guns N’ Roses Timeline

Guns N’ Roses Timeline

#GnRWeek continues with this infographic timeline that I made. I’m very much a visual guy and sometimes I just need to draw a picture to get my head round a particular concept. After reading all the Guns N’ Roses biographies and books it struck me…

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Guns N’ Roses Week Begins

Guns N’ Roses Week Begins

If you asked me who my favourite band of all time was I would say Guns N’ Roses without hesitation. There were periods when I perhaps listened to The Rolling Stones more, or I would have said other bands were my hot band of the…

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