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‘Vote with courage in the face of fear and intimidation’ says Axl Rose

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Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose hasn’t been shy about voicing his political opinions in recent years, and as voting begins in the US presidential election, he has urged his social media followers to ‘take a side’ and ‘make a stand’.

You can read Rose’s three part Twitter posting below:

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Guns N’ Roses’ frontman hasn’t been afraid to call out what he sees as failings in the US government over the past four years. His most recent politically-themed tweet prior to his November 2 postings reads:  It isn’t that this Administration doesn’t grasp the “magnitude” of the problems that American families r facing. It’s that they don’t care. There’s a difference.”

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Paul Brannigan
Paul Brannigan

A music writer since 1993, formerly Editor of Kerrang! and Planet Rock magazine (RIP), Paul Brannigan is a Contributing Editor to Louder. Having previously written books on Lemmy, Dave Grohl (the Sunday Times best-seller This Is A Call) and Metallica (Birth School Metallica Death, co-authored with Ian Winwood), his Eddie Van Halen biography (Eruption in the UK, Unchained in the US) emerged in 2021. He has written for Rolling Stone, Mojo and Q, hung out with Fugazi at Dischord House, flown on Ozzy Osbourne's private jet, played Angus Young's Gibson SG, and interviewed everyone from Aerosmith and Beastie Boys to Young Gods and ZZ Top. Brannigan lives in North London and supports The Arsenal.