17 Jan:A news piece from nme.com describing Axl's whereabouts after the Rio concert:


"In further Rock In Rio gossip, Axl Rose spent over two hours chatting with fans by the pool of the Intercontinental Hotel, during which he revealed some of the inner tensions that led to the disintegration of the band's original incarnation .

He claimed that former drummer Steven Adler's drum parts had to be remixed over 90 times on some songs, bassist Duff McKagan suffered panic attacks during the band's performances, while Izzy Stradlin and Slash were locked in battle for leadership of the group. He also cited Slash's drug use as another contributory factor."