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Axl Rose

Axl Rose (born February 6, 1962) is an American heavy metal singer and songwriter, born in Lafayette, Indiana. He was born William Bruce Rose, and later changed his name to William Bailey after his mother remarried, before adopting the name he is now most commonly known by. He moved to Los Angeles, California in his teens.

His band, Guns N' Roses, became on of the most popular groups of the 1980s after releasing Appetite For Destruction[?]. This was followed by a series of massively popular albums, including Use Your Illusion I[?], Use Your Illusion II[?], GNR Lies[?] and The Spaghetti Incident[?].

Axl Rose caused some controversy by physically confronting fans who had smuggled cameras to his concerts. He had previously heard that some underground gay magazines had printed surreptiously photographed close-up images of his crotch.

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