21 Facts About Guns N' Roses

1. Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California.

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2. In 1993 Guns N' Roses toured without their usual backing musicians, Izzy Stradlin returning for five over-seas engagements in place of the injured Gilby Clarke.

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3. In 1992 Guns N' Roses toured North America with the rival heavy-metal band Metallica.

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4. In 1988, Guns N' Roses released the single "One in a Million", which was based on Axl Rose's less-than-pleasant experience coming to Los Angeles for the first time.

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5. Guns N' Roses set a tentative release date for the album for the first time since the album's announcement: March 6, 2007.

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6. Guns N' Roses revealed that the last four dates of the North American tour would be cut so the band could work on post-production for Chinese Democracy.

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7. Guns N' Roses signed a two-year contract with the band in August 1997, making him an official member.

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8. Guns N' Roses told USA Today in 2012 that he did not write any music "for years" in the mid-1990s because of criticism from Slash, McKagan, and ex-fiancee Stephanie Seymour.

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9. Guns N' Roses described the incomplete album as "not as sophisticated as Illusion, but not as wild as Appetite.

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10. Guns N' Roses was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, 2012 in its first year of eligibility.

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11. Music of Guns N' Roses is a fusion of punk rock, blues rock, heavy metal, hard rock, and hair metal.

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12. Ozzy Osbourne stated that Guns N' Roses could have been "the next Rolling Stones" if the classic lineup stayed together.

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13. Guns N' Roses signed with a major record label within eight months of the band's inception, and topped national sales charts weeks after garnering late hours airplay on MTV.

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14. In November 2017, Guns N' Roses was announced as the headline act at the UK Download Festival in June 2018.

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15. Guns N' Roses was officially announced as the headliner of Coachella on January 4, 2016, with KROQ reporting Slash and Duff McKagan were rejoining the band.

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16. Guns N' Roses performed at Rock in Rio 4 on October 2, 2011 during heavy rain, playing "Estranged" for the first time since 1993.

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17. Guns N' Roses was 58 minutes late coming on to the stage, and because of a curfew issued by Reading Council the band's set ended at midnight.

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18. Guns N' Roses toured extensively in support of their debut album, embarking on the 16-month-long Appetite for Destruction Tour.

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19. Guns N' Roses' debut album Appetite for Destruction was released July 21, 1987.

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20. Guns N' Roses have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, including 45 million in the United States, making them the 41st-bestselling artist of all time.

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21. Guns N' Roses, often abbreviated as GNR, is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985.

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