Axl Rose: Pre-GN'R Record To Be Released

artist: Guns N' Roses date: 02/03/2006 category: upcoming releases
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Axl Rose: Pre-GN'R Record To Be Released
Rare Axl Rose (Guns N' Roses) recordings made while he was a member of the early '80s band Rapidfire are still reportedly being mixed in Los Angeles and the CD covers are being designed in preparation for their release. The tapes, which were purportedly recorded in May 1983, have been in storage in the original eight-track format for more than 20 years. The songs featured on the tape are as follows, according to 01. Ready To Rumble 02. All Night Long 03. The Prowler 04. On The Run 05. Closure Rapidfire's lineup was as follows:
  • Axl Rose - Vocals
  • Kevin Lawrence - Guitar
  • Mike Hammernik - Bass
  • Chuck Gordon ? Drums According to Lawrence, Axl's voice on the Rapidfire recording sounds a bit "more Rob Halford"-ish compared to his vocals on "Appetite for Destruction". In addition, the CD's packaging will reportedly include "plenty of pre-tattoo Axl pictures." More information is available at
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