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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Singer Axl Rose of AC/DC performs during the AC/DC Rock Or Bust Tour at Madison Square Garden on September 14, 2016 in New York City.

Axl Rose‘s late dog got her due last week during Guns N’ Roses‘ show in Zurich, Switzerland.

Word has surfaced that during the concert the group covered AC/DC‘s “Whole Lotta Rose” in honor of the pooch, who passed away earlier the day of the show.

Rose, of course, sang “Rosie” many times last year as fill-in frontman for AC/DC, and he told the Zurich crowd that, “When I’m singing this song, I actually in my head, I see this little dog of ours with me on stage ’cause she’s always of f***ing happy. Before we came to the show today, she passed away. So we’ll dedicate this to her. Kind of the whole show for me in mind has been for Rosie.”

Guns N' Roses - Whole Lotta Rosie - live in Zurich @ Letzigrund 07.06.2017

Guns N' Roses live at Letzigrund Stadion in Zurich, Switzerland June 07, 2017 during their Not in This Lifetime Tour performing the AC/DC cover song Whole Lotta Rosie, dedicated to Axl's dog Rosie, which passed away Set list: It's So Easy Mr. Brownstone Chinese Democracy Welcome to the Jungle Double

GNR is in Europe through July 15, then kicks off the next North American leg of its “Not In This Lifetime…” Tour on July 27 in St. Louis.

The group has hinted that new music may be on the way, but no details have been announced yet.


Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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