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Guns N' Roses: Tears Before Bedtime?

Sylvie Simmons, Q, July 1991

Axl fired the band. The band fired Axl. Then they made up – and fired the drummer instead. Slash checked into rehab — than checked out again. They got arrested, banned, married — and drunk. Oh, and they finally made a second album. What the hell’s been going on with Gun N’ Roses? "It’s pathetic," Slash tells Sylvie Simmons. "The less we do the bigger the band gets.

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