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Pre-Guns N' Roses Axl Rose Songs To Be Released

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Rare Axl Rose (GUNS N' ROSES) recordings made while he was a member of the early '80s band RAPIDFIRE will be made available to the public despite Axl's objections to their commercial release, according to former RAPIDFIRE guitarist Kevin Lawrence.

The tapes, which were purportedly recorded in May 1983, have been in storage in the original eight-track format for more than 20 years. The songs featured on the tape are as follows:

01. Ready to Rumble
02. All Night Long
03. The Prowler
04. On the Run
05. Closure

RAPIDFIRE's lineup was as follows:

Axl Rose - Vocals
Kevin Lawrence - Guitar
Mike Hammernik - Bass
Chuck Gordon - Drums

According to Lawrence, Axl's voice on the RAPIDFIRE recording sounds a bit "more Rob Halford"-ish compared to his vocals on "Appetite for Destruction". In addition, the CD's packaging will reportedly include "plenty of pre-tattoo Axl pictures."

Regarding the CD's delay, Lawrence writes, "My attorney has been working with Axl's attorney for some time now trying to come out with a way to release these demos which is acceptible to Axl. Regardless, though, of what he wants, the law states that I can release these at any time and have the full legal right to do so. Because at one time (and if I ever spoke to him now) I considered Axl a friend, I am trying to work beyond the scope of my legal rights with him, out of my respect and admiration for him. Regardless, though, if in the future he chooses not to cooperate, the CD will come out commercially. Once again I am sorry to all of you for the delay, but the legal process moves very slowly."

For more information, visit Rapidfire1983.com.

Source: Blabbermouth.net

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1. Kevin Lawrence writes:

Axl Rose, damn dog, do you ever take a Dipset d*** out of your mouth? Man, are you in school yelling dipset all day you little brainwashed motherf***er...and the whole Guns N Roses they sux dix, old sh** is lame as f***, your gay buddy boy Jim k. looks older than him...but you're right old dope rockers should move out of the way for young wack rockers...

gggggggeeeeeeeeettttt tt tthhhhhheeeee ffffffuuuuccccccckkkkkkk oooooooouuuuuuuuttttttttttttttttttt tttaaaaaaaaaaaaaa hhhhheeeeeeeeeeeerrrrrrrrreeeeeeeee e!!!!!!!!!!!

Why aren't you posting on the Fagot video??? How can you defend those fa**ots? He's in his boxers with his boy filming him? That's the response???

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah ahahahah


I know it burns too...hahahahah

f*** it all f*** the world f*** yous all f*** me f*** you f*** this post f*** this site f*** Guns N Roses,

# May 22, 2007 @ 10:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Jon williams writes:

You guys are great and should have stuck together paradise city is my fav song guns n roses r my favorite band and always will be i have lots of cds you's should get together and do a special concert over here in england because we still love your music oh and do it in liverpool because thats close am your number 1 fan im even perfoming paradise city in the school talent show with my band were not great but weve only been together for a few weeks but your music has inspired us keep it together GUNS N ROSE ROCK YEAH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! all the perople tyhat dont like you are f***ed up in the head

# May 23, 2007 @ 5:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. ms7626 writes:

guns an roses rock n kevin lawrence is gay

# May 23, 2007 @ 5:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. ms7626 writes:

fuk fuk fuk fuk fuk fuk fuk u kevin lawrence u fukin retard

# May 23, 2007 @ 6:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Jon williams writes:

Kevin lawrence is a retard for not liking your rock music as yous are the best band ever and Axl has the greatest voice in the whole world man slash is the best lead guitaruist ever and matt duff and gilby are crazy but great band members get back together and make more amazing music take me down to the paradise city were the grass is green and the girls are pretty oh wonbtr you please take me home yeah yeah GUNS N RTOSES ARE THE GREATEST BAND EVER IM OBSESSED WITH THERE MUSIC YYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# May 23, 2007 @ 6:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. i_KILL_u writes:

f*** that. guns n roses are classic dawg. you cant hate on the f***n classics. lets see you become a legend ya b****.

# May 23, 2007 @ 10:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Axl rose writes:

thanks for the messages guys i asked the guys about doing a concert over there in england and they said that they will think about it seems that your message jon has made us all friends again if we do a concert over there then it would be in manchester oh ms we know we rock keep it together guys and dont stop listening to our music

# May 25, 2007 @ 8:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Axl rose writes:

the guys said yes thanks for asking jon if you go to the concert we will give you some free sh**

# May 25, 2007 @ 8:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Jon williams writes:

yo Axl your the greatest ever am the guns n roses number 1 fan

# May 25, 2007 @ 8:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. mike s writes:

axl love ure music cant wait till concert rock on!

# May 25, 2007 @ 8:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. deathbringer writes:

8 messages=1 dipsh** (or loser talking to himself and posing as Axl)

# May 25, 2007 @ 9:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Slash writes:

Wow,jon mike and axl all posted from the same IP...amazing.

But back to topic...doesnt suprise me axl is having a problem with this being released...

Chinese Democracy....someday....maybe....more than likely not

# May 25, 2007 @ 6:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. marduk writes:

SHUT THE f*** UP YOU LOSERS ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

------------f*** YOU ALL---------------

DAMN CAN YOU GUYS OR GUY GIVE IT A REST FOR GOD SAKES

# May 26, 2007 @ 10:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. BLACKDOG writes:

LOL !!!!!

# Jun 5, 2007 @ 4:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Terminator writes:

BLACKDOG-- whats up? havent seen you here in a while!

chinese democracy will never come out nor should it under the moniker guns n roses.

# Jun 5, 2007 @ 5:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. BLACKDOG writes:

Been really busy dude.I could explaine........

Got a couple day's.

# Jun 9, 2007 @ 9:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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