Some 1983 recordings featuring a pre-Guns N'Roses Axl Rose have surfaced online.
Before he was in GNR, Rose was in a Los Angeles band called Rapidfire. The band's former guitarist, Kevin Lawrence, recently posted a sampling of a track called which Rapidfire recorded 30 years ago. May 25, 1983, to be exact!
According to Brave Words, on May 28, 1983, Rose performed with Rapidfire at Gazzarri's nightclub in Los Angeles where he was noticed by guitarist Slash. The rest, as we know, is history.
Besides Rose on vocals and Lawrence on guitar, Rapidfire featured bassist Mike Hamernik and Chuck Gordon on drums. For more about Rapidfire, visit rapidfire1983.com.