"Chris Weber" is is an American musician best known as the guitarist and founder of the groups U.P.O. and Hollywood Rose (which featured future Guns N' Roses members Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, Slash (musician)/Slash and Steven Adler). With U.P.O., he released two albums, No Pleasantries (2000) and The Heavy (album)/The Heavy (2004), while the Hollywood Rose demos, recorded in 1984, were released in 2004 titled The Roots of Guns N' Roses.

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It was exciting, even though I didn't make it past the preliminaries. It's a little disappointing; I thought I could've done better.

It's not a game show. It's an experiment. One of the main reasons I like it is because I like music across the board. Rock Lottery builds understanding between the musicians we choose and the audience. It's a scene-building exercise. Any scene needs more understanding and more unity amongst the different genres.

It could've (made a difference in the outcome). Getting the first takedown is usually pretty big.

In the fall, I taught a course on Switzerland. We analyzed newspaper articles, lyrics, movies, and personal experiences to explore the concept of 'Swiss' identity. This semester, we're watching a variety of German films that deal with young people grappling with society. We've seen everything from feature films to comedies, soap operas, and sitcoms.