Axl Rose Cheats Death


Posted November 28, 2006 - By Frank Meyer

The Eagles Of Death Metal got booted as the support act to Guns N' Roses after only one gig!


The band was supposed to go out for a 15-date run starting last Friday (Nov. 24) in Cleveland but not only did the audience hate and boo them, but Axl Rose ranted about how much they sucked onstage and even called them "the pigeons of sh*t metal." Wow!


The band were quickly replaced by a local act for the next night’s show, though opener Sebastian Bach mysteriously remain on the bill. Even stranger, the audience in Cleveland apparently LOVED Bach’s set of Skid Row covers and unknown new songs.


The group began what was to be a 15-date run with GNR on Friday EODM was booed by the crowd, and GNR leader Axl Rose didn't make things better, referring to the group during his own band's set as EODM left the tour immediately and was replaced at the next night's show in Auburn Hills, Mich., by the local band Novadriver.


EODM frontman Jesse Hughes released the following quite rad statement:


"At first the audience refused to welcome us to the jungle, but by the time we took our final bow, it had become paradise city. Although Axl tried to November rain on our parade, no sweet child o' mine can derail the EODM night train. We say live and let die."


Oh well, it’s not like they woulda ended up playing all the dates anyways, as Axl just cancelled tonight’s show at Milwaukee's Bradley Center tonight due to “illness.”


Mental illness, likely…


Billboard.com: Eagles Of Death Metal Split GNR Tour After One Show

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Axl Rose Cheats Death


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