AXL Rose, lead vocalist of Guns N Roses is the only member to have stuck with the hot rock band till date. On his birthday today, we recap a few fun facts from the American musician’s life

>> Due to his powerful and wide vocal range and energetic live performances, Rose has been named one of the greatest singers of all time by various media outlets.

>> Rose found solace in music at an early age. He sang in the church choir since the age of five and performed at services with his brother and sister under the name ‘The Bailey Trio’.

>> Rose claimed he had uncovered memories of being sexually abused by his biological father at the age of two.

>> During Rose’s late teens, a psychiatrist concluded that his delinquent behavior was evidence of psychosis. By the age of 26, Rose had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

>> In 1990, Rose married model Erin Everly. She later claimed that he had showed up at her house with a gun in his car and told her that he would kill himself if she did not marry him. Less than a month later, Rose filed for divorce. After their break-up, Rose allegedly tried to contact Everly for more than a year, sending her flowers, letters, and even caged birds.

>> In the early 1990s, Rose became a staunch believer in homeopathic medicine and began regularly undergoing past life regression therapy.