5 Feb A journalist who had unprecedented access to Guns n’ Roses at their peak delivers a big, brash history of the band’s charismatic, fantastically. 22 Oct Sat, 04 Aug GMT w a r the unauthorized pdf. -. Download w a r the unauthorized biography of william axl rose for FREE. 16 Jul Even in the world of rock, a figure like Axl Rose doesn’t come along very often. Mercurial and brilliant, deluded and imperious, Rose defies.

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Though Axl’s shenanigans are always outrageous, so some of the anecdotes are entertaining in themselves. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In many regards the book makes you feel bad for the kf, but Rose’s own past actions highlighted here in one place really stand to lock his place in music history as just another troubled thoughtless rock star. One person found this helpful.

Unauthorized biographies are the way to go with figures that have created their own mythology, unless you can get an autobiography.

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Through the vicarious thrills this accessibly sleazy record offered, millions of middle-class high school kids had their final flirtation with juvenile delinquency before preparing to become tax lawyers, physical therapists and software engineers. Usually I was drinking beer by the pool or the beach.

Uploaded by PhanS on July 16, Don’t have an account yet? The author is very up front about his role in the band. Feb 08, William Lawrence rated it really liked it Shelves: Traveling with Guns n’ Roses and writing about them in the late s and early s, Wall first earned Axl’s trust and later his fury. This book goes back to the beginning, revealing Rose’s childhood influences and tracking the birth of the band. The story told herein is a good cautionary tale on artistic “genius” and how the creative process can become a black hole of ever-expanding expectation, soured relationships, and hope for the next big thing.


To ask other readers questions about W. On the other hand, there’s nothing here that’s really new.

I am left a feeling a bit bewildered by how Axl moves. According to most of what was written, i Even though the author, Mick Wall, said that he had no ill feelings toward Axl, you could tell from the very beginning that that is not the case.

Mercurial and brilliant, deluded and imperious, Rose defies easy description or analysis. Great biography of the troubled lead singer. Dec 01, Chuck rated it it was ok. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Wall’s book any day. It was especially striking how one of them wanted to work up a song to sing for the times he left them onstage to take an unscheduled break of some kind.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Besides, I borrowed a small stack of graphic novels from the library yesterday and got roae new books to review for the Feminist Review in the mail. It’s biogeaphy, but detracts too much fo I was eilliam to see GNR in concert this summer, and wanted to read up on the members.

I found it interesting. If it hasn’t been done already a movie about a character like this would unuthorized hilarious. Some guy got paid to write that sentence? After reading this, I guess I am one of the lucky ones who saw the original Guns ‘n Roses without waiting a couple of hours for concerts to start, etc.

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Not only that its probably the most biased books I ever read! Certainly, Axl is not an angel but instead of making Axl look bad, they make Mr. This book was anything but about W. This book was like reading hate mail that you stuffed in your desk 30 years ago and forgot about. Jun 20, Ollie Bradshaw rated it liked it Shelves: Just thought I would spit that out there.


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Broken friendships, death’s, cancelled tours, delayed albums. It seems Mick simply gathered easily accessible articles from the internet and strung them together.

There are many more bands and musicians that have kept it real. Some mildly interesting stuff, but nothing new. Buy the selected items together This item: Other editions – View all W. I would recommend Slash’s book over Mr.

W.A.R. : the unauthorized biography of William Axl Rose

Axl RoseEven in the world of rock and roll, wlliam figure like Axl Rose doesn’t come along very often. Without dose too many direct aspersions on his subject, he ultimately outs Rose as a pretentious motor-mouthed dolt—by quoting long, painful passages of Axl chattering away like a Valley Girl on speed. Plus, how many good ideas can some dude from Lafayette, Indiana, possibly have? I was on holiday in St John while I read it.

W.A.R.: The Unauthorized Biography of William Axl Rose: Mick Wall: : Books

A quick companion to the more detailed, and vastly superior, Duff and Slash books. Not as good as the slash autobiography. Mick Wall instead seems biographg of the band and strays Yesterday, I was at my local library and decided to reread some parts of this book.

Read about thirty pages.