Posts Tagged ‘Axl Rose’

Photos: Guns N’ Roses @ The Fillmore

Axl Rose and his latest group of hired hands dazzled the eyes—if not necessarily the ears—of the sold-out Fillmore crowd for three hours early Friday morning. The setting was relatively intimate for a band that's played arenas, but this Guns N' Roses (including Replacements bassist Tommy Stinson) still went Vegas Big: There was video, covers (Pink Floyd, [...]

Arts Roundup: Washingtonian Quittin’ Time Edition

Another One Bites the Dust: Does Washingtonian have a retention problem? Kyle Gustafson (disclosure: a former colleague) has announced that he's leaving his post as the magazine's online editor. "It wasn't working out for either party," he tells TBD. His departure comes just five months after he started; the website's previous editor, Sommer Mathis (also a [...]

Reviewed: My Appetite for Destruction by Steven Adler

Guns ‘n’ Roses’ debut Appetite for Destruction was a stone cold rock ‘n’ roll classic. There is no arguing with songs like “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Paradise City,” and “Sweet Child O’ Mine.” Drummer Steven Adler played on all these songs before he was booted from the band for being a self-destructive screw-up. After finally finding [...]