This is the full story of one of the great hard rocking, hell raising bands. Fronted by the charismatic Axl Rose and driven by Slash's raw powerful guitar work, Guns 'n' Roses have given rock music a string of classic albums and singles. This incisive critical review of the band and its work includes rare performance footage and: a candid interview with G n' R guitarist Izzy Stradlin; musical analysis by Malcolm Dome, Steve Beebee and Jonathan Wingate. Between them these veterans have written for Metal Hammer, Kerrang!, Raw, Classic Rock, Record Collector and more!; comment and analysis by acclaimed band biographer and respected rock writer Paul Elliot.