Why did Guns N' Roses break up?

I just don't get it. I don't understand how such a LEGENDARY group of 5 musicians who produced some of the greatest music known to mankind could allow themselves to fall apart. Ok, Steven Adler was fired. Matt Sorum is a better drummer anyway. But what happened to the core group of Axl, Slash, Duff, and... show more I just don't get it. I don't understand how such a LEGENDARY group of 5 musicians who produced some of the greatest music known to mankind could allow themselves to fall apart. Ok, Steven Adler was fired. Matt Sorum is a better drummer anyway. But what happened to the core group of Axl, Slash, Duff, and Izzy. I know that Slash, Duff and Matt are on good terms with each other, and Axl is cool with Duff, Matt and Izzy. So I guess it boils down to this: Why does Axl Rose HATE Slash enough to prevent the re-creation of the greatest hair metal band ever?
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