| |• Real name: William Bruce Bailey. |
| |• Birthdate: february 6, 1962 Lafayette, Indiana (USA). |
| |• Age: 47 years.|
| |• Instruments: Voice, piano y guitar. |
| |• Other Bands: L.A. GUNS, HollywoodRose. |
Axl started playing piano and singing in the Pentecostal church choir at age 5 years.
Axl age 17 found that the man he had alwaysbelieved his father, L. Stephen Bailey, was actually his stepfather. After hearing this Axl decides to change his name to Bailey for the Rose (the name of his real father). Began thinking about starting agroup just when he was 17 and joined a band in Lafayette, singing, but he wanted to be a rock star.
Axl was a teenager in your home. He was detained for more than 30 times. Because he was related todrinking or riot in the streets. After training with his friend Jeff Isabelle (who later changed the name to Izzy Stradlin) a band called Hollywood Rose, they traveled to Los Angeles (California).
In1985, Hollywood Rose and another band called L.A. Guns were merged and gave rise to Guns N 'Roses, a rock band that was harder than the groups that prevailed at that time also was controversial andrebellious, but they could convey their sensitivity through their ballads. In just one years sealed its first contract with Geffen, they released their first board and began a relentless race to thesummit of fame.
Because of the fame, began to have conflicts between Axl and Slash. In 1990, Steven had to leave the band for their problem of addiction to drugs, and was replaced by Matt Sorum. In...