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Eagles Of Death Metal Diss Axl Rose
The Quietus , February 3rd, 2009 09:17

GNR have "lost the rock"

Eagles of Death Metal have verbally attacked peculiar rocker Axl Rose after being thrown off Guns n'Roses current tour.

Eagles of Death Metal got a bad reception at a performance at the credit crunch-tastic Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, after which Axl Rose called them "The Pigeons Of Shit Metal" and booted them off the live jaunt.

Now, frontman Jesse Hughes has hit back via an interview on NME radio. "When we showed up it was a 25,000 seat arena with 5,000 kids there; not a single one of 'em born when 'Appetite For Destruction' came out," Hughes thundered said.

"And I remember looking at my manager going, 'Dude, I think we made a mistake, man, apparently the rock went to Velvet Revolver.' This band lost the 'uns' and the 'roses' and they’re just 'g' and 'r', you know what I mean?"

Hughes also told the radio station that he believed Rose's animosity stemmed from his dislike of the EoDM's buddy Dave Grohl: "I really do believe it has a lot to do with the fact that he hates Dave Grohl with a passion and we're in the same gang," he said "Because he blames Dave Grohl for ending their career, and that famous MTV Music Awards when they got into a fight and Dave was on stage going, 'Hi Axl!', taunting him from the pulpit, so to speak."

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