Guns & Roses in History

Events in Music

Music History

1986-03-26 Geffen records signs Guns & Roses

Album Release

1987-07-21 Guns & Roses debut album "Appetite for Destruction" is released, and becomes the best-selling debut album of all time with more than 30 million copies sold


Birthdays in Music

Axl RoseAxl Rose (60 years old)

1962-02-06 American rock singer-songwriter (Guns & Roses - "Welcome to the Jungle"), born in Lafayette, Indiana

  • 1962-04-08 Izzy Stradlin [Jeff Isabelle], American guitarist (Guns & Roses), born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • 1965-01-22 Steven Adler [Michael Coletti], American rock drummer and songwriter (Guns & Roses, 1985-90), born in Cleveland, Ohio

SlashSlash (57 years old)

1965-07-23 English-American rock guitarist and songwriter (Guns N' Roses - "Sweet Child o' Mine"), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England


Weddings in Music

Axl Rose

1990-04-28 Guns & Roses' singer Axl Rose marries Erin Everly (annulled same year)

Divorces in Music

  • 1990-04-01 Guns & Roses' Duff McKagan divorces Mandy Brix, lead singer for Lame Flames