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Post by Soulmonster on Thu May 05, 2016 2:38 pm



Axl promoting the AC/DC show in Lisbon. Haha. Really lacklustre.
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Post by Soulmonster on Fri May 06, 2016 7:42 pm



Rehearsal. Hilarious comment from Axl about the value of rehearsals.
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Post by Soulmonster on Fri May 06, 2016 7:51 pm

The BBC interview:



I will keep all new interviews which doesn't really mention GN'R in this thread. I added the NME interview to the general interview section earlier, though.
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Post by Soulmonster on Sat May 07, 2016 6:53 am

With all the interview snippets released on Facebook and elsewhere it is funny to see comments from people who only know Axl by reputation, "He is actually normal and respectful!?" Very Happy
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Post by Soulmonster on Sat May 07, 2016 10:21 pm

I don't know any of the songs played so far, but it sounds good. AC/Dc fans both at mygnrforum and periscope is praising Axl.
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Post by Soulmonster on Sat May 07, 2016 11:01 pm

Reaaaaally good, and sweet when the crowd chants "Axl!" Smile
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Post by denitza on Sat May 07, 2016 11:04 pm

GREAT from Axl. Axl to help out AC/DC? - TRUE - Page 2 1f600
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Post by Soulmonster on Sat May 07, 2016 11:54 pm



Look at those comments!
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Post by Soulmonster on Sun May 08, 2016 7:29 am

http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7358020/axl-rose-ac-dc-lisbon-video

"It's one thing to be one of the most iconic rock singers in musical history while singing your own beloved band's songs, another thing entirely to try and pull it off while singing those of another iconic rock band. It would be daft to go as far as to say lighting has struck twice for Rose, but there was a raging rock and roll storm nonetheless, and Rose could have damn near kissed himself for pulling it off."
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Post by Soulmonster on Sun May 08, 2016 9:12 am

This really is a win-win thing. Many AC/DC fans might not like the situation, but they will still remain fans and with Axl froonting the band many people who weren't fans of the band may be interested and realize it is a great band with lots of good music. Likewise, some AC/DC fans might now be curious about GN'R and give that band a new listen. So both bands win. Additionally, with all the positive reviews and reactions, people are realizing Axl isn't that notorious demon they thought he was - he is actually professional, humble and good at what he does. It helps to restore a reputation that has been down in the drain for so many years, at first well-deserved but now not really fitting to him and largely unfair (he has been starting shows on time for some years now and haven't really caused any tumults since playing over curfews and hitting that paparazzi in 2009. I hope he enjoys this universal acclaim - for the first time ever Axl Rose is liked by the media.
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Post by Soulmonster on Mon May 09, 2016 6:05 pm

Axl tweets: Hey Portugal! Thanks 4 a great show n' a great 2 weeks! Hope 2 see u again! Love, Axl! We Salute You!!
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Post by Uli on Sat May 14, 2016 12:24 pm

Video from Marseille:


Still no big fan of most AC/DC songs, but surprisingly Axl is singing really well for them. Surprised
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Post by Soulmonster on Sat May 14, 2016 12:51 pm

Another:

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@Soulmonster wrote:Another:


That voice at 1:55 is jawdropping.
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Post by Johan on Tue May 17, 2016 5:20 pm

It was fucking amazing at Werchter last night!

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Post by Soulmonster on Wed May 18, 2016 8:58 am

@Johan wrote:It was fucking amazing at Werchter last night!


Did AC/DC fans enjoy it, too? Is Axl out of the chair now?
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Post by Johan on Wed May 18, 2016 10:38 am

Most seem to dig it once they heard it. The crowd was really lame where I was standing though: Just standing, but that's unfortunately typical for crowds at concerts in NL or Belgium.

Axl was still in the chair, but he walked around a bit during Highway to Hell, the first song of the encore. Smile
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Post by Uli on Mon May 23, 2016 9:38 am

Axl's favourite AC/DC song performed live in Prague:

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Post by Soulmonster on Mon May 23, 2016 10:37 am

That's the first song from Prague I have heard. Reading on mygnrforum it seems his voice wasn't as strong for this show. Touch Too Much is obviously song without much rasp. Can anyone confirm that his volice was generally worse?
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Post by Soulmonster on Mon May 23, 2016 10:38 am

Well, this is killer:

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Post by denitza on Mon May 23, 2016 11:34 am

@Soulmonster wrote:That's the first song from Prague I have heard. Reading on mygnrforum it seems his voice wasn't as strong for this show. Touch Too Much is obviously song without much rasp. Can anyone confirm that his volice was generally worse?



I listened to some of the streaming. Axl's voice was not in his best form. But some songs were killer like Thunder and Back In Black. I did not like very much Touch Too Much. I hope for better performance in the next shows, it's a good song.
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