Axl Rose Is NOT Dating Lana Del Rey … Says Guns N’ Roses Guitarist

DJ Ashba, guitarist for Guns n Roses

If Axl Rose and Lana Del Rey ARE dating, it”s news to Guns N” Roses guitarist DJ Ashba … who tells us he”s convinced the two are just friends … even though they left the Chateau Marmont together this weekend.

As we previously reported … 50-year-old Rose and 25-year-old Del Rey piled into the same SUV and took off together late Friday night … instantly igniting relationship rumors.

Despite the evidence, Ashba tells us, “I don”t think they”re dating” … but he does offer up a pretty good explanation about why Axl would want to spend some private time with Lana.