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February 10th, 2004
Axl mentioned in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article + GN'R on Finnish DVD chart + VR single update
Axl was mentioned in an article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online about rockers who use their fists:


3. Axl Rose
For sheer hair-trigger combustibility, few can equal the notorious Guns N' Roses front man. During the band's late-'80s heyday, I once asked a Milwaukee venue manager about his plans to book the famously unstable rockers.

"The thing you have to remember about Axl Rose," he said, "is that he's a sociopath. But we can work with that."

Rose's gentle disposition evidenced itself early. He was arrested more than 20 times back home in Indiana and, in his pre-superstar days, he once landed in intensive care after an ill-considered flareup with Los Angeles police.

Rose's most-celebrated combat came in 1991, when he leaped into the crowd at a St. Louis concert to accost a camera-toting fan. In the ensuing hourlong riot, more than 50 people were injured, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages were caused to the venue.

If being a Rose fan is dangerous, living near Axl also has some risk. In 1990, he was arrested for smacking a neighbor over the head with a wine bottle after she complained about him playing his music too loud.

Perhaps Rose's most amusing punch-out occurred when he clobbered a businessman in a Chicago bar for referring to him as "a Bon Jovi look-alike."


The rest of the article is available here.

Official Finnish DVD chart, week 6 2004:

Position / Last week / weeks on chart.

1. 1. 3 Use Your Illusion I GUNS N' ROSES
2. 2. 2 Use Your Illusion II GUNS N' ROSES
3. RE 6 Lichtspielhaus RAMMSTEIN
4. NEW Live The Doors
5. RE 9 Sekoilun ytimessä ELÄKELÄISET

According to www.fmqb.com, Velvet Revolver's single "Slither" is now scheduled for release on March 22nd/23rd.

Source(s): http://www.jsonline.com , http://www.yle.fi/top40/dvd.shtml , http://www.fmqb.com/  
Thanks to: Sperle, Skeba, FB 
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