Watch You Bleed: The Saga of Guns N' Roses (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Aug 26, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 448 pages
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The New York Times bestselling epic tale of the last great rock band

From the bestselling author of Hammer of the Gods comes the complete story of Guns N? Roses ? from their drug-fueled blastoff in the 80s to the turbulent life of legendary singer Axl Rose, and his fifteen-year, multimillion dollar quest to make the perfect hard rock album.

Riotous world tours. Drug-induced rampages. One hundred millions albums sold. In his sixth major rock biography, Stephen Davis details the riveting story of the last great rock band. Watch You Bleed documents the life of every band member, including the improbable story of W. Axl Rose. Davis brilliantly captures the Guns? raw power ? from the gutters of Sunset Strip to the biggest stadiums on the planet. Based on exclusive interviews, private archives, and packed with stunning revelations, Watch You Bleed is the savage, definitive, and highly unauthorized story of Guns N? Roses. For the first time, millions of fans will learn the whole truth about this legendary band.




  

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Review: Watch You Bleed: The Saga of Guns N' Roses

User Review  - Kevin Summers - Goodreads

I was really disappointed by this book. Here are two of the major problems with this book: 1. The quality of writing is poor; and 2. Davis seems to have cobbled together information from a variety of ... Read full review

Review: Watch You Bleed: The Saga of Guns N' Roses

User Review  - Jim Holscher - Goodreads

This is a book for anyone interested in rock music. It gives a good insight into what happens when talented, young, disturbed people rise to fame quickly and don't know what to do with it. Having read ... Read full review

Contents

ACTS OF THE APOSTLES
DEVIL VISIONS
THE WILD BOY OF LAFAYETTE
SLASHS BIG AWAKENING
THE HISTORY OF SUNSET STRIP
ONE IN A MILLION
I WANT MY MTV
SECTARIAN MUSIC CULTS
GLOBAL EVENT
LITHIUM DREAMS
WHAT DIFFERENCE IS MONEY GOING TO MAKE?
WE SMELL THE FEAR
A CHANGED MAN
AMERICAS SWEETHEARTS
THE DEVIL WITH THE LES PAUL
A BRUTAL BAND FOR BRUTAL TIMES

IRIDESCENT GHOST
AXL ROSE
1984
HOLLYWOOD ROSE
SHE SCREAMED AND KICKED
SHARK ISLAND
WHERE EVERYONES SMASHED
THE TREACHEROUS JOURNEY
A LIVING HELL
FUCK LIKE A BEAST
THE RAPE OF MY MICHELLE
THE DANGEROUS ALTERNATIVE
THE BADDEST BAND ON THE PLANET
WELL BE DAMNED
JUST ONE
DRINK YOUR FACE OFF
ANOTHER VERSION OF THE AYATOLLAH
HOLLYWOOD BUNGALOW
THE HARDEST ROCKERLOOKING DUDE
REHAB SHOW
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
RIOT AT STREET SCENE
LOOK OUT WORLD
THE SEX TAPES
NIGHTRAIN
HARP ON HARD ON
LAS SCUZZIEST SCUMBAGS
A NIGHT AT SCREAM
THEIR ONLY GOOD ALBUM
THE VIOLENT MOODY ONE
THE BIG GUNS N ROSES ADVENTURE
KNOCKING ON THE GATES OF HELL
IN THE HANDS OF THE REAL RAUNCH REBELS
THE CULT CHANGED THE LAMINATES
THE WHORES IN THE WINDOWS
PISSING ON HAMMERJACKS
WHERES MY VODKA?
THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION
MONSTERS OF ROCK
THE SADDEST FUCKING DAY OF HIS LIFE
W AXL ROSE THROWS HIS BOMB
HARD ROCK HEROES
STATE OF SHOCK
PANDORAS BOX
LETS MILK THIS SUCKER
NOT YOUR THINKING MANS DRUG USER
MIXED EMOTIONS
MAJOR PSYCHO TIME
THIS IS WHO WE ARE
THE CHILDREN INSIDE US
WHATS WITH THE PIANO?
RECOVERED MEMORIES
MANIC NIRVANA
WHEN THE MACHINES TAKE OVER
HERES OUR STAND
LIKE SELLING YOUR SOUL
COMBAT ROCK
FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE 2
THE INDIANA BOOK OF THE DEAD
PSYCHOLOGICAL GRAFITTI
GNR MARK III
AXL TENDS TO RANT
BANZAI MOTHERFUCKERS
EXCOMMIE BASTARDS AND MERCDRIVING MUGS
AN OUTOFBODY EXPERIENCE
THE INFAMOUS COUP DE GRÂCE
A SERIOUS TWIST
SKIN BONES
THE TRUE MEANING OF ALTERNATIVE
THE SOUND OF A BAND BREAKING UP
NEVER LEAVE YOUR BAND
CHINESE DEMOCRACY
TREACHEROUS SEA OF HORRORS
A LONG AND INCOMPREHENSIBLE JOURNEY
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About the author (2008)

Stephen Davis’s many acclaimed books include the Rolling Stones history Old Gods Almost Dead as well as the New York Times bestsellers Walk This Way (with Aerosmith), Fleetwood (with Mick Fleetwood), and the Led Zeppelin history Hammer of the Gods.

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