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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My library Help Advanced Book Search. I wish him well! The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Welcome to My Jungle: Formerly editor in chief of Classic Rock magazine, he still writes for Mojo. W.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose or because of self-destructive tendencies, Rose remains a sympathetic figure as he goes from top dog to underdog in the race to capitalize on the Guns n Unauthorized biographies are the way to go with figures that have created their own mythology, unless you can get an autobiography.
User lists with this item 2 Marko’s List 3 items by Marko updated So I have plenty of good stuff to read. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Even in the world of rock and roll, a figure like Axl Rose doesn’t come along very often. Traveling with Guns n’ Roses and writing about them in the w.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose s and early s, Wall first earned Axl’s trust and later his fury. Many people have issues with Axl Rose and it is clear that Mr.
There is, however, something that keeps getting in w.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose way of making this book truly memorable. Please try again later. If you are a fan of GN’R I encourage you to read this. Unfortunately Axl is a monster and a dysfunctional jerk.
A journalist who had unprecedented access to Guns n’ Roses at their peak delivers a big, brash history w.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose the band’s charismatic, fantastically talented and idiosyncratic leader—W. The final questions that Wall leaves for the reader are indeed world-shaking: Wall describes Axl’s difficult childhood in Indiana and how, after escaping to LA, he and his fledgling band struggled to survive until they signed up by Geffen in Are you tired of taking orders from others?
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I wish somone would do a a real biography on Rose. Given that Mick Wall was put on Axl’s sh-t-list even before Use Your Illusion dropped, a lot of what Wall writes here is based on constructions of second-hand accounts, new reports, court documents, etc.
What I find most unbelievable is that the author is a professional. Published on December 5, See also WorldCat this item. Would you like to report poor quality or formatting in this book?
W.A.R.: The Unauthorized Biography of William Axl Rose
This book goes back to the beginning, revealing Rose’s childhood influences and tracking the birth of the band. Nov 15, Mick rated it liked it. The Unauthorized Biography Mick Wall Pan Macmillanw.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose Music – pages 1 Review Axl Rose is w.a.r.the unauthorized biography of william axl rose of rock’s most colourful figures and yet his story has never been properly told until now.
Sep 23, Ciara rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Read more Read less. According to most of what was written, i Even though the author, Mick Wall, said that he had no ill feelings toward Axl, you could tell from the very beginning that that is not the case.
Few people have studied Rose as closely as Mick Wall has. Not bad though like most rock books, after the main part of fame and attention is over, it ends up being a list of events that is dull to read.
W.A.R.: The Unauthorized Biography of William Axl Rose by Mick Wall
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Even in the world of rock, a figure like Axl Rose doesn’t come along very often. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. Personally I think the success of “Appetite for Destruction” was just too much and they couldn’t keep it together to really follow it up.
The book isn’t so much insightful as to the persona of Axl Rose, as it is yet another overview of the rise ross fall of Guns n’ Roses, the band.