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Slash Puzzled Over Axl Rose 's Decision to Sue Former Manager

May 24, 2010 (4:53 am) GMT
The guitarist does not understand why his former band mate accuses Irving Azoff of attempting to 'sabotage the new-look Guns N' Roses.

has fired off at former band mate after the rocker accused music mogul Irving Azoff of attempting to "sabotage" the new-look , so the singer would reunite the classic line-up. The guitarist admits Rose's $5 million (3.1 million pound sterling) legal battle with his former svengali has left him lost for words.

In his suit, Rose accuses Azoff and Front Line Management officials of "devising a secret plan to set up Rose and the band for failure so that Rose would have no choice but to reunite with the original Guns N' Roses' members." Rose's legal attack comes a month after his former manager sued him, seeking $1.8 million (1.1 million pound sterling) in commissions.

Puzzled Slash says, "I don't know where Axl is coming from. I know where Irving is coming from - he's looking for commissions for a tour that he booked; a pretty reasonable kind of thing. Axl's countersuing."

The lawsuit appears to be taking its toll on Rose - according go Ultimate Guitar magazine, the singer has postponed a handful of European dates, set to begin in Norway at the end of May.

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