Edna Gundersen of USA Today spoke with several in the music business that have Eminem being compared to everyone from Elvis, Axl Rose, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, and Madonna. Blender editor Craig Marks said of a Guns N’ Roses frontman comparison, “Axl was the poster boy for the white guy from the wrong side of the tracks. Both of them are rabble-rousers and whipping boys, and everyone underestimates how smart they are. Both have a certain persecution complex. Their personal lives are messy and tabloidy. They have a bad-boy essence.” Read more.