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Guns N' Roses

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Los Angeles, United States (1985 – present)

Guns N’ Roses is an American band founded in Los Angeles, California in 1985.

The band has released six studio albums: Appetite for Destruction in 1987, G N’ R Lies in 1988, Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II in 1991, ”The Spaghetti Incident?” in 1993 and, after 15 years and with frontman Axl Rose being the only member of the original lineup remaining, Chinese Democracy in 2008. They also released an EP titled Live ?!*@ Like a Suicide in 1986.

The group was formed in early 1985 by Hollywood Rose members Axl Rose (vocals) and Izzy Stradlin (rhythm guitar) and L.A. Guns members Tracii Guns (lead guitar), Ole Beich (bass) and Rob Gardner (drums). The band created its name by combining two of the members’ names. A short time later, Beich was fired and replaced by Duff McKagan, and Guns was replaced by Slash after not showing up to rehearsal. Slash had played with McKagan in Road Crew and with Stradlin during a short stint in Hollywood Rose. On their first tour (from Sacramento, California to Duff’s home town of Seattle), Gardner quit and was replaced by Slash’s friend, Steven Adler.

Stemming from the LA rock underground, the ugly lyrics matched the sleaze of the music—driven by heavy blues licks—covering misogyny, violence, city life, sex, liquor, and hard drugs. They also, however, had a tendency to show sensitivity and a desire to break free from the city. Subsequent albums revealed influence from bands in the vein of The Rolling Stones and Queen.

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  • twigg23fkd

    Hollywood Rose (SpeedMetal/HardRock) Appetite for Destruction (HardRock) Lies (HardRock) Use Your Illusion (HeavyMetal/HardRock) Chinese Democracy (ProgressiveMetal)

    47 minutes ago Reply
  • BrunoNardi

    Chinese Democracy > resto da discografia do Guns. Por mais que eu curta todos os discos.

    7 hours ago Reply
  • ricardoa7

    Chinese Democracy is an awesome album..haters gonna hate [5]

    Yesterday 9:35am Reply
  • app0thels

    Shit

    Yesterday 9:03am Reply
  • ivanskiii

    drochlen, всем насрать на твое мнение.

    Yesterday 10:16pm Reply
  • douglasok

    http://www.lastfm.com.br/music/Douglas+Ok

    12 Jul 11:53pm Reply
  • drochlen

    Какая же отвратительная группа. Хуже них только кисс. Роуз на волне успеха стал эталонной самовлюблённой мразью с отвратительным голосом.

    12 Jul 7:27am Reply
  • appleturd

    Powerpop Metal doesn't get any better than this!

    11 Jul 12:31pm Reply
  • adam11i13

    This was great band in late 80's and early 90's but today this band shouldn't exist because it's only a machine to generate money...

    6 Jul 11:59am Reply
  • StupidCupcake

    Sweet Child O' Mine. ♥

    5 Jul 8:22am Reply
  • L-Z-A

    Chinese Democracy is an awesome album..haters gonna hate[4] ...But I already need a new one!

    30 Jun 2:14am Reply
  • qwzr

    Chinese Democracy is an awesome album..haters gonna hate[3]

    29 Jun 11:24am Reply
  • artmistress

    November Rain is great!

    28 Jun 8:50pm Reply
  • Tamani

    LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE IT AAALLLLL

    26 Jun 5:06am Reply
  • flaviovigatto

    Chinese Democracy is an awesome album..haters gonna hate[2

    25 Jun 2:35am Reply
  • VasTell

    Nędzne gitarowanie dla trzylatków. [3]

    23 Jun 1:27pm Reply
  • DThreatening

    @OneToHeaven Come on, you are using a picture of Bono

    22 Jun 7:07pm Reply
  • DThreatening

    About One in a Million.... Yeah, Axl is racist, so fond of rap, Michael Jackson and Thin Lizzy, without taking into account that Slash is half black. He is homophobic, so loves Queen, loves Elton John and sang with him. Nobody cares if he hates some fucking cops, and immigrants, well, we know that the all Mexican illegals comes running out with the US for a long time.

    22 Jun 7:04pm Reply
  • OG-Gurda

    this is cool

    21 Jun 9:36pm Reply
  • JuniorWaldorf

    fuck me axl

    20 Jun 12:07am Reply
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