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THE FIRST 50 GIGS: Guns N‘ Roses and the Making of Appetite for Destruction

Jason Porath & Marc Canter

THE FIRST 50 GIGS: Guns N’ Roses and the Making of Appetite for Destruction is a video podcast that transports you to mid-1980 Hollywood for a serialized, play-by-play origin story of the rise of Guns N’ Roses and their time on the Sunset Strip.

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For our final interview of Season One, we catch up with Steven Adler in his home in Los Angeles to talk about his early days with Slash, Marc Canter’s dedication to the band, the first rehearsal of the Appetite lineup, and the infamous Hell Tour. Ste... more

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We pick things up only 48 hours after the newly formed Appetite lineup finishes their first gig together at The Troubadour on June 6, 1985. The band quickly packs up their gear and heads north on the I-5 corridor toward Seattle for a Northwest tour t... more

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We pick things up after Tracii and Rob leave Guns N’ Roses and the revolving door of band members spins for the final time. Slash and Steven agree to join Guns N' Roses and hit the road for the Northwest Tour that Duff planned but need to quickly get... more

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During the Fall of 1984, The New Hollywood Rose had called it quits, Izzy had joined London, and at that time, Rob Gardner was playing drums in a band with Tracii Guns called L.A. Guns. Eventually Raz Cue would get involved with L.A. Guns and encoura... more

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4.8 out of 5 stars from 47 ratings
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    So good, i can hardly believe this doesn’t have thousands of ratings

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    Guns and Roses history needs to be celebrated more. Appetite for Destruction - Top 10 greatest album of all time.

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