Big Reputation: A Trip To Taylor Swift’s Hyper-Maximalist Stadium Tour

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Taylor SwiftI am sitting on a folding chair in the middle of a football field. A few dozen yards in front of me stand two video screens several stories high, each angled slightly toward its respective side of the stadium, converging at the center of the stage like two sides of a triangle. A gargantuan rig … More »

Guns N’ Roses Share Previously Unreleased 1986 Recording Of “November Rain”

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SlashFor many of us, the Guns N’ Roses song “November Rain” will always conjure the image of Slash storming out of a chapel in the middle of a desert, playing a guitar solo while the helicopter filming him swoops majestically around him. “November Rain” is a piece of absolute stunning rock-star bombast, and it’s hard … More »

Watch Foo Fighters & Guns N’ Roses Perform Together In Florence

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Guns N' Roses & Foo FightersDave Grohl and Axl Rose really know how to kiss and make-up. Beef between Guns N’ Roses and Nirvana dates back to the early ’90s when Kurt Cobain got in a fight with Axl Rose after declining Rose’s invitation for Nirvana to open for GNR’s 1992 tour with Metallica. In recent years, the bands have … More »

Guns N’ Roses Play “Shadow Of Your Love” For The First Time In 31 Years

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Guns N' RosesGuns N’ Roses are about to release a ridiculously massive box-set reissue of their classic 1987 debut Appetite For Destruction. And in addition to a remastered version of the original album, the super-deluxe Locked N’ Loaded edition, which will set you back a cool $999, will feature rarities, b-sides, live recordings, a couple of … More »

Guns N’ Roses Release Never Before Seen “It’s So Easy” Video

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Guns N RosesGuns N’ Roses have dropped the previously unreleased video for “It’s So Easy” ahead of the release of the band’s absurdly expensive deluxe reissue of their debut Appetite For Destruction and as of now, it’s only available on Apple Music. The video was shot at Riki Rachtman’s notorious Los Angeles rock dive The Cathouse … More »

Guns N’ Roses’ Massive New Box Set Omits “One In A Million”

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Yesterday, Guns N’ Roses announced an absurdly massive box-set reissue of their classic 1987 debut Appetite For Destruction. In addition to a remastered edition of the original album, the super deluxe $999 Locked N’ Loaded edition will feature a whole mess of b-sides, rarities, and bonus tracks, including 25 previously unreleased recordings from the … More »

Guns N’ Roses – “Shadow Of Your Love”

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guns-n-rosesLong before he was in Guns N’ Roses, Axl Rose co-wrote a song called “Shadow Of Your Love” with his childhood friend Paul Tobias. Hollywood Rose, the band that Rose and Izzy Stradlin had before Guns N’ Roses, recorded a version of “Shadow Of Your Love,” but it didn’t come out until years later. Steven … More »

Guns N’ Roses Announce Appetite For Destruction Box Set With 49 Unreleased Tracks

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Guns-N-Roses-Appetite-For-DestructionLots of times, when classic albums get deluxe box-set reissues, the extra tracks don’t make that much of a difference. This is not one of those times. Next month, Guns N’ Roses will release a brand-new edition of their ridiculously great, moment-defining 1987 debut Appetite For Destruction, and it’ll include a grand total of 49 … More »

The 1975, Guns N’ Roses Launch Latest Countdown Clocks

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Countdown clocks! Everyone is doing them this year. The idea, I think, is that it’s just not enough to announce something. If you really want to cut through all the clutter, you need to announce that you’re announcing something. Parquet Courts launched one earlier this year to announce the impending release of their new … More »

Watch Dave Grohl Join Guns N’ Roses In Tulsa

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Friendly rock ‘n’ roll ambassador Dave Grohl seems to show up everywhere iconic rockers are within sniffing distance. Last night that meant appearing onstage with Guns N’ Roses at Tulsa’s BOK Center, where the Foo Fighter strapped on a guitar for a run through “Paradise City.” It was a largely ceremonial guest spot, but it … More »