Hall Of Fame Respond To Axl Rose

artist: guns n roses date: 04/13/2012 category: general music news
I like this
153
voted: 18
Hall Of Fame Respond To Axl Rose
The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame have responded to Axl Rose's open letter yesterday. Axl had said he wouldn't attend the ceremony where Guns N' Roses would be inducted for their contribution to rock. Further, he "strongly requests" that no one accepts the award on his behalf. Put bluntly, he wants nothing to do with it. In turn, the organisers manage to make the finest back-handed comment in history: "We are sorry Axl will not be able to accept his induction in person," read an official statement (via LA Times). Wow. If it's not clear, this spiked comment is basically saying that he will be officially acknowledged as part of the band and will be inducted whether he likes it or not. It's a stroke of PR genius, if a little mean - but how else do you respond to such an ego? Meanwhile, drummer Steven Adler spoke to Noisecreep about the ceremony, saying how he wished the original lineup could put the past behind them with one final show: "People around the world come up to me and say that they wanna see the five guys together," said Adler. "I was hoping to end my part of the legacy with GN'R by performing with the five guys again. Not just for me, but for the world." He says the failure to organise a performance is nothing to do with him, and "if it were anything to do with me, it would have happened a long time ago." Watch the video interview with Steven Adler here:
Submit your story new
More guns n roses news:
+ Soundwave Promoter: 'It Will Take 100 Lawyers 6 Months to Get Classic Guns N' Roses Line-Up Into a Rehearsal Room' General Music News 09/01/2015
+ Slash: GN'R Reunion Stories Have Been Blown Far Out of Proportion General Music News 08/29/2015
+ GN'R Keyboardist on Not Attending Rock Hall Induction: They Wanted Me to Buy Tickets, I Couldn't Afford Them General Music News 08/26/2015
+ 5 Reasons Why Guns N' Roses Could Reunite, and 5 Reasons Why They Shouldn't Entertainment 08/26/2015
+ Reunited Classic GN'R to Perform at Soundwave Festival? Entertainment 08/25/2015
+ Axl Rose and Slash Are Friends Again: 'It Was Way Overdue' General Music News 08/22/2015
+ view all
Comments
Your captcha is incorrect