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Quotes:

I'm not God but if I were God, 3/4 of you would be girls, and the rest would be pizza and beer.
Submitted by: I'm Not God Either
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Submitted by: Matthew

Band Name Origins:

  • This is the true story,so pay attention please. W. Axl Rose (real name: William Bailey) is born in Lafayette,Indiana. His stepfather's last name is Bailey. But when he discovers that the name of his real father is Rose, William changes his last name into Rose. AXL was named a band in which William used to sing. That's it folks. Submitted by: Kostas
  • William Bailey Rose was in high school and a fellow classmate used to try and come up with names for bands. One day he suggested Axl and when he Axl started Guns N Roses, he changed his name to Axl Rose because it sounded cooler. Submitted by: Lance

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: William Bruce Bailey. Submitted by: Christine LaPointe

Also known as: William Bruce Bailey. Submitted by: Adrienne

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: Axhole Rose and Paxil Rose. Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

Known informally as: Fastrack. Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Tokyo Axl Rose
Tokyo Rose combined with Axl Rose
Submitted By: GlamRockNinjaLord
Battle Axl Rose
Battleaxe combined with Axl Rose
Submitted By: Bobbi
Axl Rose Bush
Axl Rose combined with Bush
Submitted By: Gretchen Wieners
Axl Rose Royce
Axl Rose combined with Rose Royce
Submitted By: Heidi Sharpe

Band Name Anagrams:

Also Rex Submitted by: Maxwell
Rex & Rose?
Oral Sex Submitted by: ChuckyG
Supposedly the reason he picked the name.

Names as a Word Bank:

Oral Sex Submitted by: Debora

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Rack Sell O's originally "Axl Rose"
Submitted by: Rocky

Crime Records:

"Causing A Riot"
Stemming from an incident in Montreal in which Metallica singer and gutarist James Hetfield was injured in a pyrotechnics accident.
James suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his arms, legs, and chest after he walked straight into pyrotechnic display by accident.
Axl's show lasted about 45 minutes until he walked off stage and that's when the fans started rioting and tearing the Montreal Centre apart. Since then Guns N Roses have no longer been allowed in Montreal.
Submitted by: Celeste
"Assault"
A concert in St Louis ended before it even started after he caught someone with a video camera filming them he dived off of the stage and punched the man several times.
Axl eventually stormed off stage and a riot ensued which caused a lot of damga.
The fan settled for $200 and an autograph. :(
Submitted by: Celeste
"Biting a security gaurds leg"
The lead singer of Guns 'N Roses has been arrested more than 30 times. In 2006 he was arrested in Sweden after biting a security guard’s leg while being drunk. He had to pay $6000 in fines but was released after that.
Submitted by: Travis

What A Band is Best Known For (aside from their music):

"Rants"
He excessively rants about anything he even remotely dislikes and it's made him a bit of an Internet celebrity.
Submitted by: GlamRockNinjaLord
"Sueing Guitar Hero"
In 2013, Axl took video game company Activision to court, over the issue of unapproved usage of the image of Slash associated with the song "Welcome To The Jungle". (Editor's note: please don't use phrases such as "Earlier this year" or "Recently" because at some point, they will no longer be true.)
Submitted by: G

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