Axl Has Let GN’R Fans Down, Says Vince Neil
Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil has accused Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose of being… well, pretty useless, basically. Neil also claims GN’R's hard-core supporters have grown sick of the band.
Neil’s scathing attack on the November Rain star comes after GN’R's latest album Chinese Democracy, the band’s first since 1993′s The Spaghetti Incident, failed to live up to the hype its 10 years in the making generated.
The veteran singer believes GN’R's loyal fans have finally grown sick of the band, thanks chiefly to Rose’s failure to turn up to rehearsals and perform live shows.
Neil said: “For it [Chinese Democracy] to fail was pretty crazy after so many years of being recorded. Then the tour got cancelled.
“A buddy of mine went to go play guitar for him. They rehearsed for three months and Axl never once showed up. Rule number one: show up!
“He’s been doing that for many years. Finally I think the fans just went: ‘Fuck it – can’t do this anymore.’
“You can’t be a fan when you can’t see the band.”
Despite Neil’s comments, there are unconfirmed reports that GN’R will tour Asia in December.
Taiwan-based booking agency Brokers Brothers Herald has published a GN’R concert date at Taipei County Stadium in Taipei, Taiwan on December 11.