16 Jul W.A.R.: the unauthorized biography of William Axl Rose. by Wall, Mick Few people have studied Rose as closely as Mick Wall. Traveling with. 5 Feb A journalist who had unprecedented access to Guns n’ Roses at their peak delivers a big, brash history of the band’s charismatic, fantastically. Axl Rose is one of rock’s most colourful figures and yet his story has never been properly told until W.A.R.: The Unauthorized Biography of William Axl Rose.

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What’s compelling is that the very author of this book has been called out by W.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose himself in the song “Get In The Ring”. As their lives slipped out of control, the original members bar Axl all left. First of all, I unautuorized a fan of Mick Wall’s writing style and have been since those glamour Kerrang!

Axl Rose is in my top 5 of English mother tongue I love a number of Asian singers that I rank separately singers. The book isn’t so much insightful as to the persona of Axl Rose, as it unautuorized yet another overview of the rise and unauthkrized of Guns n’ Roses, the band. Personally W.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose think the success of “Appetite for Destruction” was just too much and they couldn’t keep it together to really follow it up.


Wall will have several paragraphs of objective storytelling w.a.r.tbe then ruin the whole thing but putti I’m very torn about this biography by Mick Wall. So I have plenty of good stuff to read.

Apr 10, Ray Cavanaugh rated it liked it. The Saga of Guns N’ Roses. You may send this item to up to five recipients.

W.A.R.: The Unauthorized Biography of William Axl Rose

I learned nothing that couldn’t be found in the first 3 pages of a google search for free. I play their cd’s to this day just about every week, especially “Use Your Illusion” which I think is just as good as ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Different but brilliant.

Traveling with Guns n’ Roses and writing about them in the late s and w.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose s, Wall first earned Axl’s trust and later his fury. But Wall is only an adequate writer, and while he tells Axl’s story well enough to to not bore readers, his structure choices and time dose make it a bit hard to follow. I have seen he destroys things when he is unhappy.

Last of the Giants: Axl himself turned into an increasingly reclusive figure, working on the long-awaited Chinese Democracy album. Not to heap the blame entirely on the author, but his very public falling out with the lead singer doesn’t exactly make him oc ideal choice to give a close up perspective w.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose Axl Rose.

I’m giving a generous 4 stars to this because I think the author gave as much information as he could about Axl Rose. Home About Help Search. A quick companion to the more detailed, and vastly superior, Duff and Slash books. Wall’s book is richly detailed and offers surprising new views on some celebrated Guns ‘n Roses and Axl Rose incidents, including:.


This book was anything but about W. Some interesting tidbits cobbled together from fan magazines, but not a lot of depth or insight w.s.r.the an enigmatic personality. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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I was on holiday in St John while I read it.

What I find most unbelievable is that the author is a professional. Though Axl’s shenanigans are always outrageous, so some of the anecdotes are entertaining in themselves. And maybe start stockpiling coffee The Ramblings of Mick Wall. The author paid more homage to three drug addicts Slash, Steven and Izzy and a drunk Duff than he did about the actual person Axl he was supposed to be writing about. Everyone who knows Axl can either hate w.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose or love him to death, but can never really forget him.