Guns N Roses Legacy

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The Life and Legacy of Guns N’ Roses Mischief, criminal trespass, public intoxication, contribute to the delinquency of a minor, and battery. At just 20 years old, these were all reasons the lead singer of Guns N’ Roses Axl Rose was in jail. In high school a group of dropouts would meet in Axl’s room at his grandmother 's house. Little did they know that little group of friends would be famous someday (Molly Severson, 1995). Guns N’ Roses was a hard rock/heavy metal band who met at a young age in L.A. who started many fights with fans, which were started by Axl Rose, and led to Traci Guns and Rose to start many new bands, and receive many awards, which all led to their legacy. The story of how Guns N’ Roses got their start is not vapid. A…show more content…
Axl worked with an all new group after the band failed to agree on a musical direction, even though they rose to prominence just years before (Kaufman, 2004). In 2000 and 2001 former members of Primus and Nine Inch Nails joined Rose to be the “new” Guns N’ Roses, after Adler, Stradlin, McKagen, and Slash quit in the early 21st century. Many people were skeptical that “Smile,” The “new” Guns N’ Roses’ album would ever be released. Contraband, a song from Velvet Revolver, the new band Slash, McKagen, and Matt Sorum put together with former singer from Stone Temple Pilots Scott Weiland, was on the top of billboard chart, and received good feedback (“Guns N’ Roses,” 2013). Rose told MTV he would have a new album by next summer after he quit the original band, and told MTV Slash quit the band, so he could have rights to the band’s name (Kaufman, 2004). While Rose figured out what he was doing, Slash made a side project called Slash’s Snakepit after “Sympathy for the Devil,” Guns N’ Roses last record effort, appeared in the 1994 film Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire. With their volatile personalities, after it was all over, Guns N’ Roses sold well over 20 million albums (“Guns N’ Roses,”
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