Axl Rose

The lead singer and driving force behind the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, Axl Rose was one of the most polarizing figures in popular music for over three decades. To his fans, Rose's strident, assaultive vocals and ... Read more »
Born: 02/05/1962 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Filmography

Music (17)

The Interview 2014 (Movie)

("Welcome To The Jungle") (Song)

Warm Bodies 2013 (Movie)

("Patience") (Song)

Rock of Ages 2012 (Movie)

("Paradise City") (Song)

Life As We Know It 2010 (Movie)

"Sweet Child O' Mine" (Song)

Terminator Salvation 2009 (Movie)

("You Could Be Mine") (Song)

Body of Lies 2008 (Movie)

("If The World") (Song)

Step Brothers 2008 (Movie)

"Sweet Child O' Mine" (Song)

The Wrestler 2008 (Movie)

"Sweet Child O' Mine" (Song)

Gone Baby Gone 2007 (Movie)

("You're Crazy") (Song)

Big Daddy 1999 (Movie)

("Sweet Child O'Mine") (Song)

End of Days 1999 (Movie)

("Oh My God") (Song)

The Program 1993 (Movie)

("Welcome To the Jungle") (Song)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 (Movie)

("You Could Be Mine") (Song)

State of Grace 1990 (Movie)

("Sweet Child o' Mine") (Song)

Lean on Me 1989 (Movie)

("Welcome to the Jungle") (Song)

The Dead Pool 1988 (Movie)

("Welcome to the Jungle") (Song)

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II, The Metal Years 1988 (Movie)

("Under My Wheels") (Song Performer)
Actor (6)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2006 MTV Video Music Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

A Concert For Life 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Guns N' Roses Rockumentary 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Rolling Stones: Terrifying 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1989 MTV Video Music Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

The lead singer and driving force behind the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, Axl Rose was one of the most polarizing figures in popular music for over three decades. To his fans, Rose's strident, assaultive vocals and lyrics tapped into a deep wellspring of fury and sadness, giving a powerful voice to their collective feelings of social exclusion on such classics tracks as "Welcome to the Jungle," "Sweet Child O' Mine" and "Paradise City." Detractors viewed him as a racist, homophobic egomaniac whose paranoia and unchecked violent tendencies led to the dissolution of his original band and left a wake of broken relationships, canceled concerts and alienated followers. By 1997, Rose had gone from the heights of the rock scene to virtual seclusion while he crafted Guns N' Roses' fourth album, Chinese Democracy. Fifteen years and numerous band lineup changes later, the record was delivered, but in Rose's absence, musical tastes had changed several times over, and hard rock acts like his were no longer in vogue. The selection in 2012 of G N' R for the Rock and Roll Hall was conflicting for Rose; his singular vision had propelled the group to immortality within its chosen genre, but his perfectionism and combativeness had also affected their chances to remain viable in a business that largely regarded him as one of its most unsavory figures.

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