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Guns N’ Roses A&R Man Tom Zutaut Looks Back on the Making of ‘Appetite for Destruction’

Before they became one of the biggest rock bands on the planet, Guns N' Roses were just another struggling act.

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Axl Rose Lets Paranoia Run Wild on ‘Out Ta Get Me': The Story Behind Every ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Song

From the outset, “Out ta Get Me” was the quintessential Guns N’ Roses song.

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Bero Records / Cleopatra Records
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Read About the Two Outside Songwriters Who Helped Guns N’ Roses Create ‘Appetite for Destruction’

Unlike many rock acts in the late '80s, Guns N' Roses didn't typically turn to material from other artists in search of hits.

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Guns N’ Roses Make One Hell of an Introduction With ‘Welcome to the Jungle': The Story Behind Every ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Song

Rock 'n' roll needed a serious fix by the last part of the '80s. Then came Guns N' Roses.

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Geffen
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Guns N’ Roses Destroy a Friend’s Country Song With ‘It’s So Easy': The Story Behind Every ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Song

To follow the ultimate album opener “Welcome to the Jungle” on 'Appetite for Destruction,' Guns N’ Roses needed something heavy, bombastic and uncompromising.

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Geffen
Geffen
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How Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Hijacked the Music Industry

Some stories behind Guns N' Roses' debut are the stuff of legend; other parts are verifiable history that have either been revised, or forgotten.

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Geffen
Geffen
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Guns N’ Roses Celebrate Cheap Booze on ‘Nightrain': The Story Behind Every ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Song

"Nightrain" found Guns N' Roses celebrating their rotgut wine of choice as a hustling, unsigned, flat-broke garage band.

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Geffen
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The History of Guns N’ Roses’ Controversy-Courting ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Cover

Guns N’ Roses‘ breakthrough with 'Appetite for Destruction' took longer than expected, partially because a string of retailers refused to carry the album.

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When Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Finally Hit No. 1

Guns N' Roses' initial project didn't reach No. 1 in the U.S. until Aug. 6, 1988, more than a year after its release.

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Marc. S Canter, Getty Images
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How Guns N’ Roses Revitalized Rock ‘n’ Roll With Their Debut Album, ‘Appetite for Destruction’

Before all the drama, Guns N' Roses were a kick-ass little rock 'n' roll band.

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
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Slash Shares Songwriting Stories Behind ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Cuts

During a longer conversation about song and lyric writing, Slash told a few stories about how songs like ‘Paradise City’ and ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ came to be. The guitarist tells Metro Lyrics that the well-known Guns N’ Roses hits were pretty spontaneous.

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