Guns N' Roses

Stories 21 - 29 | << Prev 

GN'R, Sir Paul Release New Albums Early

Eagerly awaited projects debut on MySpace—free

(Newser) - Fans can get an early online taste—legally—of the latest albums from Guns N’ Roses and Paul McCartney thanks to MySpace, Reuters reports. Members can stream the music free starting today but can't download it. Early reaction to the first GN'R album in 17 years is generally positive; Entertainment ... More »

At Long Last, Chinese Democracy

15-year wait is over for GN'R fans

(Newser) - It’s been 15 years since the last Guns N’ Roses album, but loyal fans can rest assured, Chinese Democracy “sounds a lot like the Guns n' Roses you know,” writes David Fricke for Rolling Stone. Axl Rose and his army of supporting players, from Buckethead to Nine... More »

Can Do: Guns N' Roses Triggers Free Dr Pepper

Soda giveaway accompanies Guns N' Roses album launch

(Newser) - Back in March, Dr Pepper offered to give every American a free soda if Guns N' Roses' long-delayed album hit stores in 2008. Now that Chinese Democracy, 17 years in the making, has a release date of Nov. 23, the soft drink giant is paying up. That day, it will... More »

Blogger Arrested in GN'R Leak

27-year-old reportedly admitted to posting 9 songs

(Newser) - FBI agents arrested a blogger suspected of posting songs from the unreleased Guns N' Roses album Chinese Democracy on his website; the 27-year-old appeared in court yesterday, where bail was set at $10,000. Kevin Cogill, who reportedly admitted to streaming nine songs on his website in June, was charged... More »

FBI Drops in on GN'R Leaker

Feds looking into blogger's posting of material from long-awaited Chinese Democracy

(Newser) - When Kevin Skwerl leaked nine new tracks from long-awaited Guns N’ Roses album Chinese Democracy last week, he expected some fallout.  A visit from two “Mulder and Scully” types courtesy of the FBI was not quite what he had in mind, reports Rolling Stone.  “It‘s... More »

Dr Peppers All Around If GNR Finishes 17-Year Album

Creative process rings bell as soda-maker promises can for each American

(Newser) - Not only will Guns N’ Roses fans rejoice if Axl Rose and company deliver “Chinese Democracy” in 2008—they’ll also be sipping a free can of Dr Pepper, the New York Post reports. The soda-maker promises every American a free can if the 1980s rock icons complete their... More »

Slash Can't Outplay His Virtual Self in 'Guitar Hero'

Guns 'N' Roses legend admits defeat

(Newser) - In order to beat the video game "Guitar Hero III," you have to outplay a virtual version of legendary guitarist Slash. If you can't quite cut it, don't feel so bad—the real Slash can't, either. "I just actually played it for the first time last night,... More »

Activision Profits Powered by Guitar Hero

2Q results foreshadow billions in future revenue from game

(Newser) - Activision turned a $24.3 million loss into a slender quarterly profit of $698,000 in just one year—thanks to its blockbuster musical simulation Guitar Hero. The video game is expected to produce revenue in the billions, the Wall Street Journal reports. Guitar Hero III was launched October 28—... More »

YouTube Spoofer Hits A Chord

Guitar heroes are ‘convincingly bad’ in Finn's parodies

(Newser) - Why is Slash playing so poorly in this clip? Because a Finnish media artist over-dubbed the audio track just well enough to make the Guns N’ Roses axeman sound believably awful. The YouTube user known as StSanders was inspired to bring guitar heroes down to earth when he saw a... More »

Stories 21 - 29 | << Prev 
We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.