Guns N' RosesAppetite for Destruction on 180g Vinyl LP From Universal Records
Legendary 18x Platinum Debut from Axl Rose, Slash, and Co. One of Most Raw, Exciting Rock Albums in History: 1987's Appetite for DestructionIncludes "Sweet Child O' Mine"
One of the most prolific debut albums of all time, and a record that changed the face of music, Guns N' Roses' Appetite for Destructionis a revelatory portrait of the gritty underground of Los Angeles from one of the most notorious bands in history and still sounds as raw and dangerous as ever. The blistering guitar interplay ofSlashandIzzy Stradlinprovides the ultimate backdrop forAxl Rose's signature rasp. From "Paradise City" to "Sweet Child O' Mine" and "Welcome to the Jungle," the record brims with a brutal integrity that without question will always stand as the predominate document of the band's ever-growing legend. Reissued here on 180g vinyl LP for the first time in two decades.
Guns 'N RosesAppetite for DestructionTrack Listing:
1. Welcome to the Jungle 2. It's So Easy 3. Nightrain 4. Out Ta Get Me 5. Mr. Brownstone 6. Paradise City 7. My Michelle 8. Think About You 9. Sweet Child O' Mine 10. You're Crazy 11. Anything Goes 12. Rocket Queen
First-Time Ever Vinyl Release of Multi-Platinum Collection: Guns N' RosesGreatest Hits180g 2LP Spans 1986-1993, Includes "Sweet Child O' Mine," "Civil War," and 14 More Classics
Guns N' Roses'2004, multi-platinum best of compilation hits vinyl for the first time! Previously only available digitally and on CD,Greatest Hitsis available here onaudiophile 180g 2LP. The vinyl edition also features the band's single "Shadow of Your Love," which hit No. 5 on the Mainstream Rock chart. Originally recorded in December 1986, the song made its debut on the 2018 box setAppetite For Destruction. In 2004,Greatest Hitsreached No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and in 2007 hit No. 1 on the Catalog Albums chart. Featuring all eight of the band's Top 40 Billboard Hot 100 tracks (six of them RIAA-certified Gold),Greatest Hitsspans the group's five album releases, including their cover of the Rolling Stones' "Sympathy For The Devil" for the 1995 film Interview With The Vampire.
The first full-length album fromGuns N' Roses, 1987'sAppetite For Destruction, is one of the most popular hard rock albums in history and has been on the Billboard Top 200 albums or Top Pop Catalog chart for a total of 746 weeks. Certified 18 times platinum in the U.S.,Appetite For Destructioncharted No. 1 for five weeks and includes three Top 10s: the anthem "Welcome To The Jungle" (No. 7), the frenzied rocker "Paradise City" (No. 5) plus their platinum selling No. 1 single "Sweet Child O' Mine."
1988'sG N'R Lies, comprised of songs from the group's independently-released 1986 EPLive?!*@Like A Suicideplus new studio recordings, followedAppetite For Destructionup the charts, peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The Grammy-nominated album (for Best Hard Rock Performance) was five times platinum (each platinum level connotes sales of more than one million units) and claimed the gold No. 4-charting ballad "Patience."
Then, on September 17, 1991, with one of the most anticipated releases ever in music, bothUse Your Illusion IandUse Your Illusion IIdebuted.Use Your Illusion Ifeatured two gold singles with "November Rain" (No. 3) and "Don't Cry" (No. 10) plus another Top 40 with "Live And Let Die" (No. 33).Use Your Illusion IIboasted another gold hit with the previously-released single "You Could Be Mine" (No. 29), heard in the filmTerminator II: Judgement Day.
Each of theUse Your Illusionalbums went seven times platinum withUse Your Illusion Igoing to No. 2 andUse Your Illusion IIhitting No. 1.Use Your Illusion Iwas Grammy-nominated for Best Hard Rock Performance as was the Wings cover "Live And Let Die."Guns N' RosesGreatest Hitsalso culls fromII"Yesterdays," "Civil War" and GN'R's take on Bob Dylan's "Knockin' On Heaven's Door." BothUse Your Illusion IandUse Your Illusion IIhave sold over seven million copies to date.
A collection ofGuns N' Rosescovers of classic, mainly punk, songs that had influenced the band members since their early days, 1993'sThe Spaghetti Incident?hit No. 4 and is certified platinum. Included onGreatest Hitsare its renditions of The Dead Boys' 1978 track "Ain't It Fun" and an unlikely cover of the Skyliners' ‘50s doo-wop gem "Since I Don't Have You."
USE YOUR ILLUSION I is the third studio album by GnR. It was the first of two albums released in conjunction with the Use Your Illusion Tour, the other being USE YOUR ILLUSION II. The two are thus sometimes considered a double album. In fact, in the original vinyl releases, both USE YOUR ILLUSION albums are double albums. Material for all two/four discs (depending on the medium) was recorded at the same time and there was some discussion of releasing a quadruple album. The album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts, selling 685,000 copies in it's first week, behind USE YOUR ILLUSION II's first week sales of 770,000. Use Your Illusion I has sold 5,502,000 units in the U.S. as of 2010, according to Nielsen Soundscan. Each of the USE YOUR ILLUSION albums have been certified 7x Platinum by the RIAA. It was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1992.
Double 180gm vinyl LP pressing in gatefold jacket. Includes 12"x12" insert. Use Your Illusion II has been remastered for the first-time ever from high-resolution 96kHz 24-bit transfers from the original stereo 1/2-inch analog master tapes.
Disc 1 -
1 Civil War
2 14 Years
4 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
- Disc 2 -
1 Get in the Ring
2 Shotgun Blues
- Disc 3 -
1 Pretty Tied Up (The Perils of Rock N' Roll Decadence)