DJ Ashba: 'I Would Take A Bullet' For Axl Rose

In a brand new interview with Celebzter, Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba was asked what GN'R lead singer Axl Rose is really like.

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According to Blabbermouth.net, in a brand new interview with Celebzter, Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba was asked what GN'R lead singer Axl Rose is really like. "He's a f'n prick! Nah, I'm only joking!" Ashba replied. "He's actually very misunderstood by the media and people who don't know him. People like to assume sh-t. Now, granted, I can only speak for me, but truth is he is one of the funniest and coolest motherfuckers out there. I would take a bullet for him."

Ashba recently teamed up with BullyVille.com, the Internet's first anti-bullying social web site and media platform. The guitarist used BullyVille.com himself to reveal his struggles coping with being bullied as a child by his own father.

Ashba joined Guns N' Roses in March 2009 following the departure of Robin Finck.

In addition to Ashba and sole original member Axl Rose, the current lineup of Guns N' Roses includes guitarists Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and Richard Fortus, bassist Tommy Stinson, keyboardists Dizzy Reed and Chris Pitman and drummer Frank Ferrer.

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    Bati
    The bullet would probably never reach Axl anyhow. It would wait for over an hour for him to show up, get tired, go home and complain about it on twitter.
    sciacallo010
    I'm still trying to understand if in this Guns 'n Roses cover-band there is someone normal.
    Battman1993
    I would take a bullet for him.
    Yeah, cause we all know that if a gunman ever stormed a Hired Guns N' Rose show, Axl would use you as a human shield
    Battman1993
    Bati wrote: The bullet would probably never reach Axl anyhow. It would wait for over an hour for him to show up, get tired, go home and complain about it on twitter.
    LMFAO....nice
    Jyrgen
    sciacallo010 wrote: I'm still trying to understand if in this Guns 'n Roses cover-band there is someone normal.
    Bumblefoot is, despite having that nickname and a cheese guitar. He's seriously very down to earth, chats with fans on Facebook and stuff. Oh and he's recorded a good album called Normal too
    AC/DCnut
    Yes his name is DJ. They are actually his initials. That's why. Idiots. As if any of you would turn down the gig he has. I'm sure you're all gonna get butthurt over this and retaining your "musical integrity", but I bet it pays well.
    Scourge441
    mami3790 wrote: Oh why do you have to say something stupid like this DJ, i was really starting to warm up to you and i really enjoyed the stuff you did with Sixx A.M. But defending Axl like this has really set you back a bit in my book.
    Is he supposed to trash his current bandmate? Whether Axl's a douche or not, the current incarnation of GnR is DJ Ashba's current gig and if he didn't defend him in the press he'd be kicked out.
    RATMfan420
    Every time a G'nR article regarding its new members, and they kindly remind us that "Axl is the sole remaining member". How many times do they need to use that article-filler? WE KNOW ITS NOT THE ORIGINAL LINEUP!
    route_desperado
    I only came here to find out who DJ Ashba was, thought it'd be some crappy rap artist, but I was wrong, he's far worse than that
    Voodoochile711
    Yeah, Axl rocks. More power to him. And more articles on him, please!
    Who the heck is this dude?
    Pablotweaks
    I saw these guys in Liverpool UK on 20/05/2012, I have to say they were really good, I mean REALLY good. Having not heard much of DJ before I was very impressed, he is one fantstic guitar player. They did a full 3 hour set too, not many bands are on for that long. Axle sounded better than ever too.
    KTbass
    guns and roses used to be about brownstone now they are about brownnose
    thebigredjj10
    Wouldn't surprise me if he was nicer than he was put off to be. I always just pictured him as slightly crazy.
    Motorhed95
    CommanderMeaty wrote on 06/05/2012 - 10:42 am / quote | A guitarist who carries the name of Dj..
    Yeah, that doesn't stand for Disc Jockey you tit, it's his initials.
    GravyHighway
    He joined an anti-bullying campaign huh? I really hope we don't find him naked and jacking it in downtown San Diego in a few months.
    iommi600
    You don't really need to do that, man... Who said that the bullet will get past Axl's fats?
    stormpack
    CommanderMeaty wrote: A guitarist who carries the name of Dj..
    CommanderMeaty, a ****er who doesn't that the guitarist's name is D aren J ay Ashba.
    Camron62\m/
    i thought this article didn't matter until i saw that this was the guitarist of Axl & Friends.
    Riggy
    CommanderMeaty wrote: A guitarist who carries the name of Dj..
    It stands for Daren Jay. It's his name... He's a great player even if he plays in a GnR tribute band. Lrn2research before you hate.
    daverolston
    Why can't Guns n' Roses just go away. Really, what have they offered us in the last 17 years? I've said it here before and I'll say it again. Axl just keeps ridin' that dead horse. I know that hurts to us Gunner fans, and I am one, but it is what it is. He could at least go solo. I got about 10 negative votes the last time I said that. How about this time someone telling me why I'm wrong. Peace
    jameshudson92
    Dj might be good,seemed alright with sixxx a.m.But everyone in the new gnr and gnr itself lost creditably when the previous 4 (or 5,sorum's alright),talented members left the ****ing band.Axl was good,a prick but good.Now though.....
    mh1986
    CommanderMeaty wrote: A guitarist who carries the name of Dj..
    Its his name. You've never met anyone that goes by DJ before?
    crazysam23_Atax
    "but truth is he is one of the funniest and coolest mother****ers out there" Must be funny & cool to make your fans wait 2 hours.../shrug
    iommi600
    Voodoochile711 wrote: Yeah, Axl rocks. More power to him. And more articles on him, please! Who the heck is this dude?
    The irony...
    ir1s1
    How is this news? Read a couple of interviews with 'ol BJ, and there'll be little doubt in your mind that he takes shots on a regular basis....
    daverolston
    Schibik1 wrote: How bad is it when you don't even know or care who the guitarist in guns and roses is?
    Exactly. And hes been in the band over 3 years! That doesn't mean he's a bad guitarist that just means Guns is done.
    Schibik1
    How bad is it when you don't even know or care who the guitarist in guns and roses is?
    Roxxie Roxx
    Do you think this could be like that tenacious d video that was released a month or so back. Slash goes to shoot axl, DJ takes the the bullet and what do you know... Guns n roses reunion. Don't worry, I'll tell my self to dream on.
    spiff-corgi
    The title of this article made me realise how strange it is that Dimebag and Lennon were murdered and no one has even made an attempt on Axl's life. I'm not saying he deserves to die, but he must have pissed off enough people that surely at least one person wants him dead and is willing to try.