Guns N' Roses Details
Guns N’ Roses
Heavy Metal/Hard Rock band, Guns N’ Roses, burst onto the music scene with their debut album, “Appetite for Destruction”, which hit number 1 on the Billboard 200. Their most popular single, “Sweet Child o’ Mine” hit number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, helping the album hit more than 30 million in record sales worldwide. It sold 18 million in the United States, making it the best-selling debut album of all time. Guns N’ Roses enjoyed success on their subsequent albums, spawning a career spanning 4 decades and breaking the Heavy Metal mold in ways no other band had before them.
Guns N’ Roses is very successful on tour as well, bringing in record ticket sales and filling huge venues all over the country. Their 2017 Not in This Lifetime tour grossed over $480 million by the end of December 2017. That figure earned them the fourth highest-grossing concert tour of all-time.
Guns N’ Roses has been nominated for more than 30 awards throughout their career. Among the awards they’ve won are 4 MTV Video Music Awards, and 2 World Music Awards. In 1989, “Sweet Child o’ Mine” won the American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Single. They also won the American Music Award for Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Band in 1990 and 1992. Guns N’ Roses also won the MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist in a video in 1988 for “Welcome to the Jungle” and Best Heavy Metal Video in 1989 for “Sweet Child o’ Mine”. In 2017 Guns N’ Roses won the Billboard award for Top Tour Group.
Guns N’ Roses Concert Setlist
With a music career that spans decades, Guns N’ Roses has plenty of hits to fill their concert setlists, but there are a few standouts that fans can expect to hear at their concerts. “You Could Be Mine” is one of their best-known hits, pumping up the fans as they sing along. “Paradise City” is another of their most popular songs that makes the concert setlist, as does the endearing and timeless “Sweet Child O’ Mine”. Of course, no Guns N’ Roses setlist is complete without their mega-hit “Welcome to the Jungle”. “Civil War” is a setlist staple and a masterpiece of soft and heavy dynamics that is credited for influence the Nirvana and Soundgarden and the grunge movement.
Guns N’ Roses in Concert
Guns N’ Roses concerts are wild, with the Heavy Rock band bringing the energy and the raw passion to the stage. Concertgoers are in for a good time, with plenty of songs to get them on their feet, from a seasoned band who knows how to rock. A Guns N’ Roses concert gives fans a chance to enjoy the group’s music talent as they run through their greatest hits and treat fans to plenty of instrumental riffs not available on their studio albums. They are phenomenal live and Guns N’ Roses in concert is an experience that fans won’t soon forget.