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HISTORYIt is a hard rock band formed in the U.S. Los Angeles, California in 1985. The band, led by frontman and co-founder Axl Rose, has gone through several lineup changes and controversy since its inception. Guns N 'Roses have released seven studio albums, two EPs, one live album and three music DVDs throughout his career. The band's latest album Chinese Democracy is released in 2008. The band has sold over 100 million copies worldwide. In January 1991, the band played to the largest audience so far managed to gather: 140,000 people on 20 January and 120,000 in 23 days, the festival Rock in Rio 2 at the Maracana, Rio de Janeiro.

GREATEST SONGS OF SUCCESS: "Welcome to the Jungle," "Paradise City", "Do not Cry," "Sweet Child o 'Mine," "Patience," "November Rain" that made ​​the top 10 of Billboard. In its new phase there are the songs "Chinese Democracy", "Street of Dreams" and "Better".

  TRAINING: The band had great success worldwide between 1988 and 1993, but due to personality conflicts among group members led to the end of the original alignment. Currently, Axl Rose and Dizzy Reed are the only original members in the alignment of Guns N 'Roses since 1985 is vocalist and keyboardist since 1990, respectively.

  NOVEMBER RAIN: The hit ballad "November Rain" (# 3 U.S.) became the most requested video on MTV, eventually winning the 1992 MTV Video Music Award for best cinematography. It is also the longest song in the history of the chart to reach the Top Ten, lasting 8:57. During the ceremony, the band played the song with Elton John accompanying on piano.

AXL ROSE: William Bruce Rose, Jr. February 6, 1962 is an American singer, songwriter and musician. He is the lead singer and only remaining original member of the band. When Rose was two years old, his father abandoned the family. His mother married Stephen L. Bailey, and his name was changed to William Bruce Bailey. He spent his childhood in a strict and religious family. They were three brothers (Axl, Amy and Stuart). They were obliged to go to church 4-8 times a week and reading the Bible. In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, said he always saw his stepfather beating his mother, thinking well, that domestic violence was a normal behavior within a rigid família.Cansado family at age 17 ran away to Los Angeles. There he founded the band Hollywood Rose in 1983 with childhood friend Izzy Stradlin. Axl Rose participated in the Hollywood band it bassist Duff McKagan also worked with the band LA Guns, Slash and Steven Adler. As both bands suffered from a lack of components and invitations to play, the most obvious way out was to merge the two. It was founded Guns N 'Roses, whose initial training took part Axl Rose (vocals), Izzy Stradlin (rhythm guitar), Tracii Guns (guitar), Duff McKagan (bass) and Robert Gardner (drums). However, three days before the first gig, Tracii and Robert did not want to stay longer in the band by fights and disagrees with the direction of the band, so were replaced by Slash and Steven Adler. In 1986, Rose moved in with Erin Everly, daughter of Don Everly (Everly Brothers), who worked as a model. The big hit in 1987, Sweet Child o 'Mine was written for her, who was also the music video.

Slash: Slash (stage name Saul Hudson, London, July 23, 1965) is a guitarist, musician, composer and producer British American. He became known worldwide for his work in hard rock band Guns N 'Roses from 1985 to 1996 as well as having also achieved commercial success in several other musical projects such as Snakepit, Blues Ball, and Velvet Revolver, and has worked alongside major bands like Aerosmith, AC / DC, Iron Maiden, Bon Jovi, Rolling Stones and also with various styles of individual artists as Michael Jackson, Fergie, Bob Dylan and many others, and he now follows a solo career. It has among its trademarks to cover your face with long hair, wear a hat and smoking while also presents itself, besides being the main supporter and promoter of the Gibson Les Paul, which today is considered the best model guitar. Time magazine elected him the second best guitarist in history in 2009, Guitar World voted the ground of "November Rain", a song of Guns, sixth best rock solo in 2008 and listed the Total Guitar Solo Sweet Child o 'Mine "first in the list of" 100 Best Rock Riffs. "recently said it was too hooked on the game Guitar Hero video game and enjoying it, game producers called him to be part of one of its versions, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.
Slash has been married twice, first marriage to Renee Suran, and the second with Perla Ferrer, with whom he had two sons London and Cash.

Izzy Stradlin: Izzy Stradlin, stage name of Jeffrey Dean Isbell, (Lafayette, April 8, 1962). Influenced by Alice Cooper, Led Zeppelin, urged parents to buy a battery. It was drummer until 1983, when exchanged for the guitar. Izzy learned the first chords of guitar playing Ramones songs. In high school he founded a band with friends in Lafayette, including Axl Rose. After graduation he moved to Los Angeles. There he played drums and bass in several bands and started a musical career that would make him known throughout the world. In 2003 he returned to play with Izzy Duff, Slash and Matt Sorum during the formation of the band Velvet Revolver. The four musicians recorded about 15 songs that were described by Slash as "the best instrumental album of Guns N 'Roses," but which were never released. Some fans of Guns N 'Roses would be able to do crazy things to get those recordings. At the time, Izzy went on to suggest that the four go out on tour, but Slash, Duff and Matt wanted to find a vocalist. Izzy gave up to remain with the trio, which eventually formed Velvet Revolver with singer Scott Weiland and guitarist Dave Kushner.

Duff McKagan Michael Andrew known as Duff McKagan (Seattle, February 5, 1964) is an American bassist. Duff played in all, 31 bands in the underground scene in Seattle, including bands like Ten Minute Warning and a band of hard-core punk called The Fartz (farts). At age 19 he moved to Southern California where he met Slash and Steven Adler formed the band Road Crew. The band split up but they keep the contact, which would lead to later Duff's invitation to join the two Guns N 'Roses. Duff said he was the last artist to have spoken to the singer of Nirvana, Kurt Cobain before his death: In early April the 94th, while Cobain left Los Angeles to Seattle, McKagan was therefore on the plane, he sat by his side and talk during the trip. 4 days later, Cobain killed himself with a gunshot to the head. Duff has passed very close to death. In 1994, he was drinking in his room when he began to feel severe pain in the abdomen. He says the pain was so strong that they could not reach the telephone to call the hospital. His luck was that a friend was on his way home, and arrived in time to take him to the hospital. The doctor said the pancreas Duff was very ill because of drinking and was unlikely to survive. Duff made ​​it out alive from the hospital, but today he can not take even a glass of alcohol, it can die if you do.

STEVEN ADLER: Steven Adler (born Michael Coletti, January 22, 1965) was the original drummer for Guns N 'Roses. He is Jewish and was born on January 22, 1965 in Cleveland, Ohio. Steven moved to Los Angeles in 1972 and later moved to New York in 1974. He met guitarist Slash and Duff McKagan formed in adolescence and the Road Crew. When Axl Rose formed Guns N 'Roses, Slash and Steven joined suggested by Duff McKagan. It was no secret that Steven was having serious problems with drugs. Guns N 'Roses could only play two songs at Farm Aid IV in 1990 due to poor Steven. He was fired in June 1990, during the production of the Use Your Illusion I & II, alleging that his contract included a clause that would fire if he continued getting high. He was replaced by Matt Sorum.

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