Appetite For Destruction At 25: Memories From Matt Taibbi, Justine…

Last week, I celebrated the 25th anniversary of Appetite for Destruction by telling the story of the first time I listened to the album. Here's a collection of stories from other writers (and from readers, too) about their experiences with the album. » 7/23/12 3:45pm 7/23/12 3:45pm

Appetite For Destruction At 25: One Horny Young Boy's Recollection

The first kid in my middle school to discover Appetite for Destruction was a big football player named Si. Everyone in my class was terrified of Si because Si was the only kid in our grade who had gotten pubes. You walked into the shower and in the crowd of hairless penises was this big kid with a mohawk and a black… » 7/19/12 7:00pm 7/19/12 7:00pm

Guns N' Peas Is Where The Trajectory Of Man Began Its Steady Decline

So the Black Eyed Peas covered "Sweet Child O Mine" at the Super Bowl last night, with Slash helping out on guitar. First of all, FUCK YOU SLASH. You just spent the last bit of goodwill you earned from NOT being Axl. Secondly, the journey to our eventual self-extinction has begun. » 2/07/11 2:00pm 2/07/11 2:00pm

Chinese Democracy, 15 Years Down, Five Days To Go

Of all the Guns 'N Roses stories, the "Rocket Queen" one is my favorite. When "Appetite For Destruction" was recorded, the moaning sounds on the album's closer (which might be my favorite G'N'R song, actually), were captured while Adriana Smith, a 19-year-old stripper who had been dating drummer Steven Adler, was … » 11/18/08 1:00pm 11/18/08 1:00pm