The order took over an hour to arrive, with the road manager frantically paging Duswalt wondering where Rose was. The waiter brought it inside, ceremoniously lifted the lid, and presented to Duswalt ‘a block of cheddar cheese surrounded by six whole red-hot peppers.’ “Terrified of the ramifications, Duswalt grabbed plates and glasses — including the incorrect order — and hurled them against the wall, “smashing them into a thousand pieces.” “Rose ran out of his room and asked, ‘What the hell is that?
He is the lead vocalist of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, a position he has held since its inception in 1985.
As its sole remaining original member, he was able to continue working under the Guns N' Roses banner because he had legally obtained the band name.
In 2001, he resurfaced with a new line-up of Guns N' Roses at Rock in Rio 3, and subsequently played periodic concert tours to promote the long-delayed Chinese Democracy (2008), which undersold the music industry's commercial expectations despite positive reviews upon its release. Everything was evil." Following the discovery of his true family origins, Rose became the local juvenile delinquent in Lafayette; he was arrested more than 20 times on charges such as public intoxication and battery, and served jail terms up to three months.
I was never actually clear what Duswalt’s connection to the band was, but as it turns out, he was Axl Rose’s assistant during the height of GN’R’s fame.
Which, as you can guess, means he has some insane stories to share. Rose needed to leave within minutes, and chili and cheese was not a room-service menu item.
Rose and Stradlin also smoked cigarettes for a scientific study at UCLA for the reported wages of per hour.
Born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana, Rose moved to Los Angeles in the early 1980s, where he became active in the local hard rock scene and joined several bands, including Hollywood Rose and L. Their first album, Appetite for Destruction (1987), has sold in excess of 30 million copies worldwide, Its full-length follow-ups, the twin albums Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II (1991), were also widely successful; they respectively debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and have sold a combined 35 million copies worldwide.
And share them he has, via a new book entitled Welcome to My Jungle: An Unauthorized Account of How a Regular Guy Like Me Survived Years of Touring with Guns N Roses, Pet Wallabies, Crazed Groupies, Axl Rose’s Moth Extermination System, & Other Perils on the Road with One of the Greatest Rock Bands of All Time “Just before a show in Buenos Aires for 80,000 people, Rose was already late — the rest of the band was at the venue — when he asked Duswalt to order dinner for him from room service. Duswalt was aware that if Rose failed to get his exact order, he could bail on the show.
“Duswalt called room service and, despite the language barrier, spent several minutes trying to describe ‘chili and cheese’ to the man on the phone.
Rose later recalled an oppressive upbringing, stating, "We'd have televisions one week, then my stepdad would throw them out because they were Satanic. In January 1984, the band recorded a five-song demo featuring the tracks "Anything Goes", "Rocker", "Shadow of Your Love", and "Reckless Life", which was released in 2004 as The Roots of Guns N' Roses.
While struggling to make an impact on the Hollywood music scene, Rose held down a variety of jobs, including the position of night manager at the Tower Records location on Sunset Boulevard.
In addition to Guns N' Roses, he is also the current lead singer of AC/DC since 2016.
Due to his powerful and wide vocal range and energetic live performances, Rose has been named one of the greatest singers of all time by various media outlets, including Rolling Stone and NME. In 1985, he co-founded Guns N' Roses, with whom he had great success and recognition in the late 1980s and early 1990s.