Guns N’ Roses Announce Children’s Book! How Punk Rock!
Guns N’ Roses announced on Facebook that they are releasing a children’s book titled “Sweet Child of Mine.” The full credit for this mind blowing idea goes to Team Brazil I’m sure. Check out the trailer the band released to coincide with this announcement
The band has teamed up with author James Patterson to release the title and it will be a picture book. According to People Magazine, the story follows two girls named Maya and Natalia Rose who are Guns N’ Roses manager Fernando Lebeis daughter and neice as they grow up together touring with Guns N’ Roses. Fernando would put a statement saying
“We ourselves have been part of the ‘Guns family’ for over 30 years … being able to bring this into a children’s print book is truly special and a fun milestone in our lives,”
The illustrations were painted by children’s book artist Jennifer Zivoin.
The book is out on Sept. 1 and can be pre-ordered here.
The Amazon description of the book states
“Iconic band Guns N’ Roses gives new meaning to the beloved lyrics from ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ in this vivid, heartfelt picture book. Follow a child’s wondrous discovery that music is everywhere around us–from the gentle wind blowing through the bluest skies, to the fearful crash of the thunder and the rain.”
— Guns N' Roses (@gunsnroses) May 6, 2020
The Story Behind Axl Rose’s Masterpiece “Estranged”
Today we take a look at arguably one of Guns N’ Roses most epic songs, “Estranged.” Found on “Use Your Illusion 2,” the song is the final piece of the trilogy found on Guns N’ Roses “Use Your Illusion” albums. While the music video is way over the top, the song itself is a huge fan favourite. Check out the full story on the song below!
Axl Rose and Steve Mnuchin Get Into Feud on Twitter
With nothing better to do, both Guns N’ Roses frontman and Donald Trump’s Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin got into a Twitter feud yesterday that no one saw coming. It all started when Rose sent out a Tweet saying “It’s Official Steve Mnuchin Is Officially An Expletive.” Mnuchin surprisingly tweeted back asking the Guns N’ Roses frontman what he’s done for the country lately. Rose responded back without saying what he’s done for the country but criticized the administration for being responsible for over 70,000 coronavirus deaths. Check out the exchange below!
Epic Shot of Axl Rose From Guns N’ Roses Mexico Shows
An epic shot of Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose posing during one of the band’s several Mexico shows from 1992 has surfaced online. The band would play Mexico for the first time as part of their early 90’s Use Your Illusion tour. Check out the amazing photo below!
Motley Crue Still On the Fence About Cancelling Stadium Tour
It looks like we may end up seeing a fit Vince Neil as part of MÖTLEY CRÜE, stadium tour with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. The stadium trek is scheduled to start next month and with rules being relaxed following the covid-19 pandemic it hasn’t been cancelled yet.
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Earlier this week, MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEF LEPPARD, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS released a joint statement regarding the plans for their summer tour!
“We wanted to reach out to all of our amazing fans and let you know that we’ve been hard at work preparing an amazing show
“Our priority during this unprecedented time is to make sure that we are being as thoughtful and responsible as possible in the decisions we are making regarding The Stadium Tour and that we are putting the fans’ health, well being and safety first and foremost.
“We are currently weighing all options and are awaiting further direction from the powers that be.
“Our goal is to have an official update to everyone by June 1 outlining exactly how we will proceed. In the meantime, stay safe and healthy. We can’t wait to see you all again.”
Last month (April 1), Billboard Magazine published an interview with drummer Tommy Lee where the drummer claimed the tour was “still a go.” He’d also state “Everything’s still a go. We’re all in constant communication. Nikki Sixx and I have been in several production meetings.”
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“The Stadium Tour” is supposed to start on June 18 in Jacksonville, Florida. These dates will mark the first time MÖTLEY CRÜE has played live since 2015’s end of the road tour.