Los Angeles, CA (AHN) – Recordings made in May 1983 by Rapidfire, a former Los Angeles rock band that included Guns N’ Roses lead singer Axl Rose, will be available on CD.
Attorney for Kevin Lawrence, former guitarist of Rapidfire has been working with Rose’s attorney to reach an acceptable agreement, but the recordings, which have been kept in storage, will be released regardless.
In an interview with The Rock Radio.com, Lawrence had this to say: “I considered Axl a friend, I am trying to work beyond the scope of my legal rights with him, out of my respect and admiration for him. Regardless, though, if in the future he chooses not to cooperate, the CD will come out commercially.” The CD package will also include pictures of Axl Rose that pre-date his tattoos.
When the Rapidfire recordings will be released has not yet been determined, but it may be before the long-delayed Guns N’ Roses, “Chinese Democracy.”
The band, Rapidfire consisted of Axl Rose, Kevin Lawrence, Mike Hammernik, and Chuck Gordon.
The 1983 recorded songs are:
“Ready To Rumble”
“All Night Long”
“On The Run”