"Get In The Ring" as written by W. Axl Rose, Saul Hudson, Duff Rose Mckagan, Izzy Stradlin, Darren A. Reed and Matt Sorum....
Why do you look at me when you hate me?
Why should I look at you when you make me hate you too?
I sense a smell of retribution in the air
I don't even understand why the fuck you even care
And I don't need your jealousy yeah
Why drag me down in your misery

And when you stare you don't think I feel it
But I'm gonna deal it back to you in spades
When I'm havin' fun ya know I can't conceal it
'cause I know you'd never cut in my game, oh no
And when you're talkin' about a vasectomy, yeah
I'll be writin' down your obituary...history!

You got your bitches with the silicone injections
Crystal meth and yeast infections
Bleached blond hair, collagen lip projections
Who are you to criticize my intentions?
Got your subtle manipulative devices
Just like you I got my vices
I got a thought that would be nice
I'd like to crush your head tight in my vice...pain!!

And that goes for all of you punks in the press
That want to start shit by printin' lies instead of the things we said
That means you andy secher at hit parader, circus magazine
Mick wall at kerrang, bob guccione jr. at spin
What you pissed off 'cause your dad gets more pussy than you?
Fuck you! suck my fuckin' dick!

You be rippin' off the fuckin' kids
While they be payin' their hard earned money to read about the bands they want to know about
Printin' lies, startin' controversy
You want to antagonize me? antagonize me motherfucker!
Get in the ring motherfucker! and I'll kick your bitchy little ass! punk!!

I don't like you, I just hate you
I'm gonna kick your ass, oh yeah! oh yeah!

You may not like our integrity yeah
We built a world out of anarchy oh yeah!

And in this corner, weighing in at 850 pounds; guns n' roses!

Get in the ring(x16)

This song is dedicated to all the guns n' fuckin' roses fans
Who stuck with us through all the fucking shit
And to all those opposed...hmm...well...


Lyrics submitted by mike

"Get in the Ring" as written by Izzy Stradlin (usa 2) Slash

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentI do not know why people are going on about the Axl Rose vs. Vince Neil story. Mike Wall being mentioned in this song has nothing to do with that story.

    'Axl Rose's beef with Kerrang! originated at 1991's Rock In Rio festival. Reporting from Rio, K! writer Mick Wall suggested that success had gone to Guns N' Roses' heads. Wall claimed he had been snubbed by his former friend, GN'R guitarist Slash, and that Axl had curtailed the band's show in Rio after the crowd had responded poorly to new songs. Axl retaliated with a vitriolic rant in the song 'Get In The Ring', from the band's 'Use Your Illusion II' album: "All you punks in the press that want to start shit by printing lies - that means you Mick Wall at Kerrang! - fuck you. Suck my fuckin' dick." Wall declined.
    '
    VoltaicCrusheron November 04, 2009   Link
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    General CommentWhen I was a young kid, it was cool to listen to this song because all of the cuss words lol
    Muzzyon March 06, 2003   Link
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    General CommentCatchy song, but definitely just Axl being an ass. :P
    Ceebon April 01, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBob Guccione Jr is the son of Penthouse founder Bob Guccione Sr. Therefore I would say it is possible that Sr might have been "getting more pussy" than Jr and Jr might have been upset about it :P

    On a serious note, Guccione, who was schooled in karate claimed he had written a letter to Axl saying that he was up to the challenge. Axl never replied and Guccione announced to the press (I believe it was washington post) that "Clearly the guy's a coward, and I called him on it."

    What about Andy Secher and Hit Parader? All i know is that in 1992 Axl buried the hatchet and agreed to be interviewed by Andy Secher. ( heretodaygonetohell.com/articles/… )

    What about Circus Magazine? I have not found anything leading me to believe that a certain article sparked GN'R to lash out at CM. I guess GN'R thought that the guys at CM in general was writing alot of bull shit.

    Anyone got something to add?
    VoltaicCrusheron November 04, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah it kicks ass
    yellowfetuson September 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is the best song to listen to when you're pissed off! i just turn it up really loud and it helps to get all my anger out!
    RockOn947on March 26, 2003   Link
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    General CommentIt's about the press making comments about Axl's big ego. This song is his reponse, by asking the press to "Suck his dick"
    I think the press declined.
    UnBlinkedon May 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAHHHH BEST SONG EVER

    HOLY CRAP I COULD DIE OVER THIS SONG!!!!!!
    RedHotChiliPepperon February 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song!!!!! The guitar riffs rock and the lyrics are brilliant!!! Guns n Roses are so fucking great!!!
    crazicookion March 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commentok, to straighten a few things up here:
    after a show vince neil (motley crue) sucker punched izzy for hitting his wife (id say thats justfied). izzy didnt care much about it afterwards since they actually used to be friends(he even called vince and apologized), and slash duff and steven were good friends to motley crue since years so they had no problem with vince. but axl suddenly started some sort of press war where he acted like if he was the king of the world and he was gonna show the motley crue this and that, saying that they had insulted guns n roses for years(yeah right).
    it was AXL who challanged vince to fights but never showed up himself. after a while vince got so fucking pissed that he challanged axl to a fight in TV and thats about it.
    jewdason May 20, 2005   Link

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