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Guns N’ Roses Week – Axl & Izzy

Guns N’ Roses Week – Axl & Izzy

It was never my intention in #GnRWeek to actually do full band member blog post profiles. It just turns out that I read three autobiographies of the original lineup and now it feels strange not writing anything about Axl and Izzy just because they haven’t…

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Guns N’ Roses Week – Chinese Democracy

Guns N’ Roses Week – Chinese Democracy

The last album we look at for #GnRWeek is Chinese Democracy. This came out in 2008 and I’ll be honest, I had only listened to it once before this week. I just didn’t think I had heard hugely good things about it and in my…

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GnRWeek – Top Ten Guns N’ Roses Music Videos

GnRWeek – Top Ten Guns N’ Roses Music Videos

On Sunday I’ll be listing my Top Ten Guns N’ Roses songs for #GnRWeek but today I’m looking at the music videos. So this list isn’t based on the songs themselves. It’s a factor of course, but I’m looking at the total package here. The…

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Guns N’ Roses Week – “The Spaghetti Incident?”

Guns N’ Roses Week – “The Spaghetti Incident?”

The next Guns N’ Roses album that we look at for #GnRWeek is “The Spaghetti Incident?”. Released in 1993, it’s a compilation of cover versions of older punk or hard rock songs. Duff is listed as a producer on this album, which is cool. Coming…

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Guns N’ Roses Week – Duff’s Book

Guns N’ Roses Week – Duff’s Book

The next book I looked at for #GnRWeek was Duff’s book, entitled “It’s So Easy (and other Lies)”. Nice title. I read this one on Kindle, hence why I don’t have a photograph of the front and back cover. Here’s the Amazon cover though. I’ll…

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GnR Week – Guns 2 Roses Tribute Act

GnR Week – Guns 2 Roses Tribute Act

This post, during #GnRWeek, was meant to be something a bit more than this. I wanted to write a review of the Guns N’ Roses tribute act called Guns 2 Roses. I’ve been trying to see them in Southend-on-Sea where I live for the last…

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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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