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Axl Rose
Born
William Bruce Rose, Jr.

February 6, 1962 (1962-02-06) (age 57)
Other names W. Axl Rose, William Bruce Bailey, Bill Rose, Bill Bailey
Occupation Singer-songwriter, musician, record producer
Spouse(s) Erin Everly (1990–1991)
Musical career
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Hard rock, heavy metal, blues rock, industrial rock
Instruments Vocals, keyboards, piano, synthesizer, percussion
Years active 1983–present
Labels Geffen, UZI Suicide
Associated acts Guns N' Roses, Hollywood Rose, L.A. Guns, Rapidfire
Website gunsnroses.com

Axl Rose (born February 6, 1962) is an American hard rock singer and songwriter. He was born William Bruce Bailey in Lafayette, Indiana, and grew up under the name William 'Bill' Bailey. He is best known as the lead singer for the rock band Guns N' Roses.

Personal life

Rose started dating Erin Everly in early 1986. He wrote "Sweet Child o' Mine" for her and she was in the song's video.

He married Everly on April 28, 1990 in Las Vegas.

In 2012 it was rumored that he was dating Lana Del Rey.

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