February 2024

January 2024

Episode 182 – Guns N’ Roses vs punctuality


Inspired by recent headlines about irate fans upset with Madonna for late concert start times, the guys deep dive on the tardy party reputation of Guns N' Roses and the chaos that followed in their wake during the 1992 leg of the Use Your Illusion Tour. SHOW NOTES: https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-68027965 https://www.cnn.com/2013/03/05/showbiz/music/performers-late-to-stage/index.html https://www.forbes.com/sites/ruthblatt/2014/05/27/how-being-late-and-volatile-was-axl-roses-contribution-to-the-guns-n-roses-brand/?sh=49a7a8387e89 https://ultimateclassicrock.com/guns-n-roses-historic-concerts/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Use_Your_Illusion_Tour https://blabbermouth.net/news/duff-mckagan-says-guns-n-roses-toured-for-two-years-in-support-of-use-your-illusion-just-to-break-even https://www.spin.com/2020/04/quarantine-classic-concerts-guns-n-roses-use-your-illusion-tour-91-93/ [...]

Episode 182 – Guns N’ Roses vs punctuality2024-01-24T05:43:57+00:00

January 2023

RETOLD – Slash vs Predator


After unpacking the madness around Buckethead and Chinese Democracy in Episode 127, revisit the October 2020 episode of the show when the guys uncovered a tale of collision between that OTHER GNR guitar god and a legendary movie monster (and the drugs it took to get there).   SHOW NOTES: Guns N Roses at Farm [...]

RETOLD – Slash vs Predator2023-01-06T11:04:46+00:00

Episode 127 – Buckethead vs Guns N’ Roses


Brian and Murdock get into the story behind what is widely regarded as the most expensive rock record ever made - Chinese Democracy - and the Kabuki-masked maestro who added to the drama of it all. Other episodes of RNRBS to check out: Episode 110 - Axl Rose vs Kurt Cobain - https://open.spotify.com/episode/6yv4wNIb2VIbHPCK7j249H?si=5af862b6d49b421c Episode 16 [...]

Episode 127 – Buckethead vs Guns N’ Roses2023-01-04T05:15:40+00:00

September 2022

BONUS – More GNR and Mailbag


Executive Producer Lafe joins Brian to shore up some more Axl Rose drama and answer listener letters. SHOW NOTES: https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/duff-mckagan-feud-with-kurt-cobain/ https://societyofrock.com/explore-the-influence-of-bat-out-of-hell-and-its-bruce-springsteen-comparison/ https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/bitter-feud-between-axl-rose-vince-neil/ https://www.vulture.com/article/van-halen-lost-weekend-mtv-history.html

BONUS – More GNR and Mailbag2022-09-09T04:04:06+00:00

Episode 110 – Axl Rose vs Kurt Cobain


The guys finally get to the ideological generational beef between two of the most famous front men of all time - and that evening it all went public during an MTV Awards show. SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Cobain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axl_Rose https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riot_grrrl Axl’s stage banter: https://youtu.be/AuMK77g6Hbs Loudersound’s piece on the 92 MTV Music Awards: https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-story-of-axl-rose-and-kurt-cobains-mtv-bust-up-by-those-who-were-there Rolling Stone interview with [...]

Episode 110 – Axl Rose vs Kurt Cobain2022-09-07T03:18:32+00:00

September 2021

BONUS – Pearl Jam’s Ten turns thirty


Brian and Murdock discuss Columbia House Record Club, ABBA's reunion, GNR song stories, and the grunge record that - three decades ago this week - redefined rock and throaty belting forever.   SHOW NOTES: https://ultimateclassicrock.com/michael-mcdonald-recuperating-isolating-doobie-brothers/ https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/abba-reunion-voyage-album-digital-concert-1219815/ https://www.spin.com/2021/08/bonnaroo-2021-canceled/ https://www.spin.com/featured/pearl-jam-ten-turns-30/ https://ultimateclassicrock.com/guns-n-roses-right-next-door-to-hell/ Operaman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU4n0JVaLqw

BONUS – Pearl Jam’s Ten turns thirty2021-09-03T03:47:41+00:00

June 2021

Episode 45 – Poison vs Guns N Roses (with Tom Beaujour and Rich Bienstock)


Brian and Murdock get the lowdown on the music and lifestyle of the 1980's Sunset Strip (and find out if Slash REALLY DID audition for Poison) by welcoming rock journalists Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock to the show. Check out Tom and Rich's amazing oral history NÖTHIN' BUT A GOOD TIME: The Uncensored History of [...]

Episode 45 – Poison vs Guns N Roses (with Tom Beaujour and Rich Bienstock)2021-06-09T04:26:12+00:00

October 2020

Episode 16- Slash vs Predator


Brian and Murdock lean full-tilt into the '80s to tell a tale of collision between a rock n roll guitar god and a legendary movie monster (and the drugs it took to get there).   SHOW NOTES: Guns N Roses at Farm Aid (Adler's last performance): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYen5GUEtB8 Predator movie trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2hBYGwKh3I Rolling Stone's wildest GNR [...]

Episode 16- Slash vs Predator2020-10-24T21:07:57+00:00
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