Axl Rose sues Guitar Hero

2010-11-24 by Dr Dave De Sylvia STAFF | 111 Comments
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has filed a $20 million lawsuit against video game company Activision, creators of the Guitar Hero franchise.

Rose alleges that Activision violated an agreement made in exchange for permission to use the band's hit 'Welcome to the Jungle' in Guitar Hero III. Rose alleges that Activision had agreed to refrain from using any image of guitarist Slash and his post-Guns N' Roses band Velvet Revolver in exchange for a license to use the track.

"[Activision] began spinning a web of lies and deception to conceal its true intentions to not only feature Slash and VR prominently in GH III but also promote the game by emphasizing and reinforcing an association between Slash and Guns N' Roses and the band's song 'Welcome to the Jungle'," court documents state.

The documents have been published at Hollywood gossip site Radaronline.

http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2010/11/exclusive-court-documents-axl-rose-suing-guitar-hero-makers

Tagged: Guns N' Roses

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Matte
November 24th 2010
574 Comments


Guy is the biggest douche nozzle.

FatChickIrl
November 24th 2010
4095 Comments


seriously what an attention whore.

Ticondaroga
November 24th 2010
231 Comments


ya i second that.

Athom
Emeritus
November 24th 2010
17240 Comments


ROFL

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
November 24th 2010
2090 Comments


Slash? In Guns 'N' Roses? Clearly, this has never happened.

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Hep Kat
November 24th 2010
16648 Comments


gotta recoup the money he lost finishing chinese democracy somehow

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Jebull
November 24th 2010
1340 Comments


LMAO

tables
November 24th 2010
126 Comments


And he failed to ever see a picture of the games cover this entire time.

Hep Kat
November 24th 2010
16648 Comments


activision should just pay it so this goes away



theyre gonna make $583245834243728941283hfje3829 on the new warcraft expansion in 2 weeks anyway

SCREAMorphine
November 24th 2010
1766 Comments


LOL

Yazz_Flute
November 24th 2010
18910 Comments


wait what

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Josh D.
November 24th 2010
13973 Comments


He's not willing to keep tours going for long, so he has to get money somehow.

Burn2Burn
November 24th 2010
2378 Comments


lol

ButcheredChildren
November 24th 2010
5590 Comments


relatively new news for a relatively old game

SaveYourBreath
November 24th 2010
180 Comments


What a twat.

Dicker
November 24th 2010
147 Comments


YA GONNNAA DDDDDDIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

[img]http://teachyourselfhowtosing.com/Images/Axl%20Rose%20Singing.jpg[/img]

EyeForAnEye
November 24th 2010
1712 Comments


Douchier than Dave Mustaine

Josh D.
November 24th 2010
13973 Comments


Well yeah, Axl is the king of douche nozzles.

tkxxx7
November 24th 2010
6160 Comments


bitches and money

Masochist
November 24th 2010
8115 Comments


Yeah, why the fuck would he wait this long to sue Activision?

Also, as a nitpick, Activision didn't create Guitar Hero, Harmonix developed it and Red Octane published it.

Satellite
November 24th 2010
20826 Comments


he's probably the biggest piece of shit this side of fred phelps.

Scoot
November 24th 2010
18039 Comments


douchecanoe = axl rose

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Hep Kat
November 24th 2010
16648 Comments


don't worry guys wants he writes his my dark twisted fantasy recent history tells all shall be forgiven

FatChickIrl
November 24th 2010
4095 Comments


so isnt this videogame like 5 years old?

SylentEcho
November 24th 2010
1577 Comments


hahahahahahah @ Dicker's post.

Emim
November 24th 2010
26675 Comments


WEB OF LIES

Anthracks
November 24th 2010
3849 Comments


any lawsuit against activision is fine w/ me...go axl!

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EyeForAnEye
November 24th 2010
1712 Comments


This came out 5 years ago and completely forgotten about, really. Guitar Hero to Rock Band is like Myspace to Facebook.

Seems like every retard whos too lazy to actually play instruments forgot about GH in favor of RB.

On the contrary, why the fuck is Axl Rose have his panties in a bunch about how they portray a person that is not him? Wanker.

Hep Kat
November 24th 2010
16648 Comments


A WEB OF

LIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!


[IMG]http://teachyourselfhowtosing.com/Images/Axl%20Rose%20Singing.jpg[/IMG]

FatChickIrl
November 24th 2010
4095 Comments


Bc hes desperate for some ez cash

Strider
November 24th 2010
4598 Comments


fucking douche...

EyeForAnEye
November 24th 2010
1712 Comments


Right, I'd be surprised if this maggot had fifty bucks on him.

Hep Kat
November 24th 2010
16648 Comments


real talk now:


Plath, what do you think about this?

Strider
November 24th 2010
4598 Comments


hez so poor

gordodustin
November 24th 2010
139 Comments


of course he's suing.....he's a douchebag and he's money hungry, always has been. dumbass

whywontyoudie
November 24th 2010
3063 Comments


how is this guy still alive? have the stds not killed him yet? there's no way he can pay for the medication.

psykonaut
November 24th 2010
3913 Comments


this is stupid as shit

Josh D.
November 24th 2010
13973 Comments


Fraggle stick car.

SmurkinGherkin
November 24th 2010
1809 Comments


only took him five years to realise slash was on the fucking cover of the game

ASberg
November 24th 2010
2161 Comments


I thought he had gone away by now.

Btw Harmonix did not make GH3, neversoft did.

Josh D.
November 24th 2010
13973 Comments


Uh oh, video game fight.

Infernis
November 24th 2010
398 Comments


I thought activision took part of the game under their wing since world tour or something. Sucks for them and proves that Axl is still a douche, but rock band is better anyways...haha.

Josh D.
November 24th 2010
13973 Comments


Fight!

Nagrarok
November 24th 2010
8392 Comments


Axl being Axl.

Josh D.
November 24th 2010
13973 Comments


Axl being asshole.

LepreCon
November 24th 2010
4285 Comments


Axl Rose has got to be the biggest troll in music

Bluue
November 24th 2010
38 Comments


3 years later.

fr33convict
November 24th 2010
11708 Comments


don't worry guys wants he writes his my dark twisted fantasy recent history tells all shall be forgiven

this is a thread so full of win.

Titan50
November 24th 2010
4588 Comments


Cunt

jcfiasco
November 24th 2010
465 Comments


axl in the headlines for being a douche...again... = zzzz

MaskAtTheMasquerade
November 24th 2010
2888 Comments


LMAO GET EM' AXL

Dogget
November 24th 2010
781 Comments


AXL ROSE used LAW SUIT!

coins scattered everywhere . . .

Ire
November 24th 2010
41849 Comments


awesome

ShadowRemains
November 24th 2010
22046 Comments


activision is pretty gay

axl rose is a gaping cunt







*tumbleweeds*

Dryden
November 24th 2010
13345 Comments


ahhahaha

drasticaction74
November 24th 2010
1791 Comments


for fucking fuckssake

Aids
November 24th 2010
24177 Comments


My series of events upon visiting the sputnikmusic homepage this fine afternoon.

1) I read the title of this article.
2) Performed a massive facepalm
3) muttered under my breath "of course he does, what a douche"
4) deleted all G n R except for like three songs on Appetite from iTunes

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SoapySoap
November 24th 2010
865 Comments


GH III happened years ago.

demon of surveillance
November 24th 2010
879 Comments


this game came out on October 28th, 2007. epic fail axl

MalcolmX
November 24th 2010
56 Comments


the dude's a complete douche

Josh D.
November 24th 2010
13973 Comments


I like for a long time today, this article on the main page is above news abotu Duff's new album news.

deathofasalesman
November 24th 2010
5882 Comments


3 years too late.

And I'm 78 posts too late.

whywontyoudie
November 24th 2010
3063 Comments


OH YEAH.

SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
November 24th 2010
18109 Comments


rose is taking the meaning of douche to new heights

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WatchItExplode
November 24th 2010
3388 Comments


this threads got it all, and all because of Axl. Be thankful such a magnificent nutjob once trod the stage and electrified millions with his falcon cries, and soulfoul piano ballads and stuff...

Wizard
November 24th 2010
19794 Comments


Guy needs to do something with his hair.

FatChickIrl
November 24th 2010
4095 Comments


he should go bald

Makemebad35
November 24th 2010
779 Comments


Right when I saw Axl's name I knew it was something ridiculous.

ManicDemise
November 24th 2010
441 Comments


Axl just needs to die already. What a vermin in the world of music.

Puzzles
November 24th 2010
3065 Comments


He'll probably rock up at the courtroom 3 hours late as well.

Volume4
November 24th 2010
21 Comments


maybe he bought it and their was a quarter in the case

Torii
November 24th 2010
822 Comments


Hahaha penis

Defeater
November 24th 2010
5782 Comments


Right when I saw Axl's name I knew it was something ridiculous.


I mean the shit is, fucking redicless.

psykonaut
November 24th 2010
3913 Comments


fuckin redickaliss.

Fieryfenderz
November 24th 2010
1518 Comments


This makes sense. I mean cmon guys. They let the guy who fucking wrote the guitar part to Welcome to the Jungle be featured as the guy playing the part in the game? What the fuck?? That's communism.

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Dogget
November 24th 2010
781 Comments


him and courtney love should join forces since she's all butthurt about kurt cobain being featured.

I heard dave grohl was pissed about that too

G3N3R1C
November 24th 2010
1945 Comments


UYI 1 and 2 >>>>>>>>> Appetite

just sayin'.

seifer
November 25th 2010
1006 Comments


lol axel rose i think he got brain damage somehow

fr33convict
November 25th 2010
11708 Comments


G3N3RIC you suck I here by banish you from the double 3 club.

Josh D.
November 25th 2010
13973 Comments


I wanna hear you say "I remember yyyoooouuu"!

Wrong band.

botb
November 25th 2010
9916 Comments


so he is crying about a game thats been out for years and he's just getting to it? sounds like typical axl rose bullshit.

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CameronSetToKill
November 25th 2010
139 Comments


Nobody cares about you Axl, nobody.

AjayStewart
November 25th 2010
73 Comments


errr late much

TRMshadow
November 25th 2010
4982 Comments


uhhhh...... isn't this a little late? I mean this is happening literally YEARS after the game's release...... did he just not notice this until now?

oh yeah, and that douchebag thing

combustion07
November 25th 2010
5420 Comments


I hate this woman

MoosechriS
November 25th 2010
5100 Comments


Axl rose = one massive cock

augustBURNSred88
November 25th 2010
109 Comments


Axl Rose is the biggest douchbag in the universe since John Edward.

LegendofPittman
November 25th 2010
2959 Comments


DOLLA DOLLA BILL YALL!

IndieOut
November 25th 2010
498 Comments


"well you know what they say, every rose has its thorn"

LOL

This is the kindof shit i come to this site every day for.




Oceans
November 25th 2010
934 Comments


Wut a fag

piggypig890
November 25th 2010
94 Comments


Haven't you guys heard that Slash is in Axl's ass?

DeafMetal
November 25th 2010
8587 Comments


More like "Reinvesting Axl Rose" amiright?

chris0987
November 25th 2010
66 Comments


i guess he ran out of money for the next g 'n' r album? gonna take 20 million and 20 years to release this time? what a failure at life

zaruyache
November 25th 2010
8128 Comments


douchewaffle.

owl316
November 26th 2010
83 Comments


a little late to be filing a lawsuit. its been 3 years since the game came out. he's obviously desperate for some cash.

and yes, i remember in the summer of 2007 when they were hyping a "never before released Velvet Revolver track called "She Builds Quick Machines" or something like that, but then it was scratched. that game was built around Slash a lot, but just because Slash and that song were in the same game doesn't mean they were trying to link them together. Slash's song battle was a custom made song anyway

AlienWarrior75
November 26th 2010
134 Comments


Hi, my name is Axl Rose. I squandered all my money on cocaine and blow jobs and now I make my career by buying lawyers on credit to sue video game companies because I am a dismal failure and I never had any talent to begin with.

djunior
November 26th 2010
851 Comments


yeeeeaaaa.... a little late on that one douche

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MrZuckerberg
November 27th 2010
21 Comments


Uhhh...hell, I'll admit I FORGOT about GH3, I've been too busy shredding the 2112 suite on Warriors of Rock! (Go Rush!)



Gothic666manz
November 27th 2010
27 Comments


first thing that i said when i read the headline was "of course he has.."

scottyvee
November 28th 2010
68 Comments


LMFAO @ AlienWarrior75


seriously, he's going to patent the American flag because it copied the fancy design on his short shorts and sue the entire USA for stealing his idea. Seriously

anuspudding
November 28th 2010
403 Comments


LOLOLOLOLOL
FUCK axl rose man, he honestly thinks welcome to the jungle is worth $20 mill...? not even worth paying 99c for on itunes

SAW18
November 28th 2010
118 Comments


Axl Rose is a little bitch. And Guns N' Roses completely sucks and it's all cuz of him. Slash wasted his talent on that band.

Defeater
November 29th 2010
5782 Comments


welcome to the jungle is probably played 10000 times a day on the radio around the nation

it's probably worth about 20 million

anuspudding
November 29th 2010
403 Comments


yeah, probably. this means 'i like the way you lie' and 'soul sister' are probably worth about 20 mill as well. probably

MO
December 1st 2010
19413 Comments


GAH I hate Axel Rose!

Not only is he an awful singer and an egotisitcal piece of shit, but a money grabbing whore as well...oh wait that was a given, talk about after the fact on thsi one.

Ikarus14
March 4th 2011
564 Comments


Axl's ego is the reason I hated Chinese Democracy. :L

AgentYorkMorgan
March 4th 2011
173 Comments


Asshole stole my dreads

omnipanzer
March 4th 2011
21709 Comments


Jesus, Controlling SOB much?

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Pharoh
December 8th 2011
3325 Comments


ha

KjSwantko
December 8th 2011
9449 Comments


ha [2]

Gilgamahesh
December 8th 2011
1006 Comments


Why would you resurrect this Pharoh. This was a senseless thing you did.



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