Posted in music on November 20, 2008

Jesse 'the Devil' Hughes @ MHOW (more by Zach Dilgard)
Eagles of Death Metal

Guns N' Roses new album "Chinese Democracy" is streaming in its entirety at MySpace. Find out what Eagle of Death Metal Jesse Hughes (someone who has a controversial past with Axl) thinks of it in the video below...

Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse "The Devil" Hughes really wanted to hate Guns N' Roses' new album, Chinese Democracy. Ever since his band was booted from GN'R's 2006 tour, after a single performance in Cleveland, you could say there's been bad blood between Hughes and Guns mainman Axl Rose. So Hughes has been waiting to get his hands on the oft-delayed, more-than-a-decade-in-the-making LP, hoping it would be an abysmal catastrophe.

But Hughes' verdict is in: "You can't say it's a bad record -- you just can't do it."

Hughes, whose band was dubbed "Pigeons of Sh-- Metal" by Rose, joined MTV News for a brief Chinese Democracy listening session Monday at the Downtown Records offices. He shared his thoughts on one of the most anticipated albums of the last 10 years, set for release November 23. [MTV]

More pictures from one of EODM's recent NYC shows, HERE.

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Comments (29)

wheres the dr pepper

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 1:23 PM

yeah seriously, I'm F'nR thirsty

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 1:28 PM

you go to the dr pepper website on sunday and sighn up and they send you a coupon for a free 20oz dr pepper

Posted by javier buchananeversonia | November 20, 2008 1:34 PM

i agree with most of what he says, but how can he think chinese democracy is good? it's pretty awful upon first listen.

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 1:41 PM

I'm so excited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 1:41 PM

They also gave out free 12 packs at the listening party on Monday at Webster Hall.

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 1:41 PM

i listened to it with an open mind, and it's just awfully painful to sit through

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 1:43 PM

^^^ Well yeah, if Dan Deacon is your idea of "good music" then GNR would be tough to sit through.

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 1:52 PM

"The Devil" nailed it! Guns are not the same and to call them Guns and Roses is really an insult!

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 1:53 PM

why does everyone bring dan deacon up when someone insults a band they don't like? it's the most immature attitude, because i would assume most people don't like dan deacon.

and yes, this album is bad and pretty hard to sit through. and he didn't say that guns n roses are tough to sit through, he said the new album is. it's not gnr. it's axl. appetite was good. chinese democracy is not.

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 1:54 PM

danese deaconocracy

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 1:59 PM

During the Eagles of Death Metal show at the 930 Club in Washington DC, Jesse revealed to the crowd his new, "Pigeons of Shit Metal," tattoo he said he had inked in town on his left forearm. It was still all shiny and crap when he was showing it off.

Posted by MrCrothers | November 20, 2008 2:09 PM

I think it's gonna be pretty bad.

Posted by Dooder City | November 20, 2008 2:20 PM

Punk is dead

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 2:30 PM

back to dan deacon for a sec... I just realized he was the lead singer in this ridiculous long island ska band in the late 90s called channel 59. they had this song called bionic man hands, "she wants to know why her hands, why they gotta be this way, bionic man hands!!" he was wayy fatter back then so it threw me off for a while but it was definitely him..no matter how hard he tries to escape it

Posted by DD | November 20, 2008 2:40 PM

guns n roses are long gone

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 3:42 PM

Stephanie Seymour still says it sucks.

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 4:15 PM

It is the same shit as SP playing without D'arcy and James. This album is awful and Axl's screaming is unbearable. To think that was one of the reasons why we loved him in the past...

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 4:34 PM

holy fart do i luv this mystical man. Jesse, that is. Axl can suck a nut.

Posted by Sebastian | November 20, 2008 5:54 PM

looks like Jeff "Skunk" Baxter to me.

Posted by Sherm | November 20, 2008 6:12 PM

If Dan Deacon joined GNR - then all the hipsters would love it!

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 10:17 PM

It's far from perfect, but Chinese Democracy works a lot better than I expected it to. It's a more interesting than anything by Velvet Revolver, that's for sure.

Posted by Anonymous | November 20, 2008 11:42 PM

I just bought Chinese Democracy like 2 hrs ago (they had an early launch in Brisbane, Australia)i dont kno wat every1s been bitchin about......fuking loved it!!!!!!!!defs agree with rolling stone.....+4 stars...its defenatly different but still kik ass rock

Posted by Katt | November 21, 2008 9:46 AM

after listening to it I kinda felt washed up....

Posted by Anonymous | November 21, 2008 9:58 AM

this album is the emperors new clothes in album form. i've listened to the entire album twice and can honestly say it's utter rubbish. couple of songs i like, better, for instance but it oddly manages to sound more out of touch than if they'd re written appetite. the music is souless, a polished turd. i love classic rock, i'm even a professional guitarist and i so so wanted this album to be great...but it isnt, not even close. people shouldnt be afraid of saying so either.
rant over, going to listen to AC/DC's Black Ice-THAT's rock'n'roll!

Posted by GuitarGraham | November 21, 2008 2:05 PM

MORE CHANNEL 59!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂ççççççççç√√√√√√√√√√∫∫∫∫∫∫∫∫∫∫∫∫˜˜††††††ƒ∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂∂øøøøøøøˆ´´∂ƒ©˙§¢åœ

Posted by Anonymous | November 22, 2008 2:59 AM

I think deacon should get the guys back together for a reunion tour...does anyone have an mp3 of bionic man hands?...ive been looking everywhere since i posted that the other day

Posted by DD | November 23, 2008 11:19 AM

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