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I was watching the Guns N' Roses biography on YouTube and I learned a lot about the band. One thing I learned is that Slash designed and drew the Guns N' Roses logo.

Two .44 Magnums intertwined with each other and two roses and their thorns.

A logo is a really big part of a band's identity, so I wonder why some people like to claim that GN'R is Axl's baby?

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Did Slash really DRAW the GNR logo in the first post? It's so well done....I can see him designing it...but actually DRAWING it himself? If so, I'm impressed!

Old GNR had it's fair share of ugly merch and logos too. Some of the t-shirts from the Illusion era were just embarrassing...like the Bad Apples shirt or any of the really white trash looking skeletons and Dixie flags and shit. I think all the skulls and bullets were kind of a rip off of Metallica's tees at the time. I liked the Coma artwork...that was cool...

And new Guns has some ugly ass stuff too...especially that laughable band portrait by DJ. But a lot of the Chinese dragon-y style stuff looked dumb, but then again, I liked a lot of it. The gas mask guy with tattoos was cool....so was the t-shirt for the first Vegas show. The later Vegas shows got terrible shirts though....the stupid playing cards and dice one. Lame.

Anyway....both incarnations of Guns have had cool AND ugly logos, tee-shirts and merchandise.

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They are the end of the stalks of wheat

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Wheat&FORM=IGRE2

Look on the back of a US whaet penny...it is a similar image

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1909-s-vdb-wheat-cent.jpg

oh my ...

the wheat symbolism is used a lot in communist propaganda... it's related to the Chinese Democracy theme of the album

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I think they are supposed to be trilobites.

I loves me some trilobites.

Isotelus gigas- early Late Ordovician

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Gravicalymene truncatus- late Mid. Ord.

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They are the end of the stalks of wheat

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Wheat&FORM=IGRE2

Look on the back of a US whaet penny...it is a similar image

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1909-s-vdb-wheat-cent.jpg

oh my ...

the wheat symbolism is used a lot in communist propaganda... it's related to the Chinese Democracy theme of the album

Yep, and that they bound by strips of leather(???) has to have some symbolism as well.

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