Axl Rose

by ethnic on July 18, 2010

Axl Rose File Photos

Birth Name: William Bruce Rose, Jr.

Place of Birth: Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 6, 1962

*Scottish, Irish (father)
*German (mother)

Axl Rose is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and musician. He is a member of the band Guns N’ Roses. Other members of the band include or have included Steven Adler, Duff McKagan, Slash, Matt Sorum, and Izzy Stradlin.

Axl is the son of Sharon Elizabeth (Lintner) and William Bruce Rose. He was renamed William Bruce Bailey, after his mother married Stephen L. Bailey.

Axl’s maternal grandfather was Earl Lintner (the son of Clarence H. Lintner and Iva). Clarence was the son of Clarence Lintner and Elma.

Axl’s maternal grandmother was Anna Amelia Rosenbrock (the daughter of Henry Cord Rosenbrock and Anna Zimmerman). Henry was the son of John Rosenbrock. Axl’s maternal great-grandmother Anna was the daughter of Charly Zimmerman and Amelia.

Sources: Genealogies of Axl Rose (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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Manila February 7, 2018 at 7:44 am

Axl was married to Erin Invicta Everly, until their annulment. Erin’s father, Don Everly, formed the American rock and roll duo The Everly Brothers, along with his brother, Phil Everly.

neiltennant October 3, 2017 at 3:10 am

such a good boy

there were rumors in the 1990s that his name was just a word play of ORAL SEX

but now we know that this guy is not a rude boy

ashash January 2, 2018 at 8:38 pm
andrew January 3, 2018 at 2:37 pm


he’s right, any G n’R fan knows that. Also William Axl Rose -> W.A.R.

Btw isn’t a “good boy” at all, he was jailed many times by Lafayette’s police before moving to the “jungle” (L.A.)

andrew September 20, 2017 at 5:54 am

can someone find something about his father’s side?

andrew June 19, 2016 at 6:37 am

I suggest to link the profiles of Guns ‘n Roses members:

Axl Rose
Izzy Stradlin
Duff McKagan
Steven Adler

Thank you.

Lee January 11, 2014 at 2:19 pm
SeanieCooper January 9, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Axl also has Irish.

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