Masterpieces: Guns and Roses-Appetite for destruction

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The biggest-selling debut album of all time, Appetite for Destruction, features a lot more than the yowl of Indiana-bred W. Axl Rose, Guitarist Slash gave the band blues emotion and punk energy, while the rhythm section brought the funk on hits such as «Welcome to the Jungle» and «Mr. Brownstone.» With about 30 million copies sold worldwide, it is acclaim and been viewed as one of the greatest albums of all time. Despite the fact of critics were ambivalent toward the album when it was first released.

When all the elements came together, as in the final two minutes of «Paradise City,» G N’ R left all other Eighties metal bands looking like poodle-haired pretenders, and they knew it, too. The fusion of 2 poor-talented bar bands, known as “ LA Guns” and “The roses” brought as a Result one of the greatest rockbands ever!

«A lot of rock bands are too wimpy to have any sentiment or any emotion,» Rose said. «Unless they’re in pain.» Those words were just the beginning of a exaggeratedly outrageous lifestyle from this iconic Rockband.



  • Yowl: Noisy, Wolf alike sound, yell.
  • Pretender: Fake, a person who wants to be someone else, wannabe.
  • Wimpy: Weak, non-talented, not important.


Increase your listening skills by listening constantly music in English language, the more contact you have with the language, the better.


  • What is the best Guns and Roses song?

Welcome to this activity created by Junior Advisor Mr. Daniel Ruiz from Santa Fé Branch. Take note of all the pink words, read the text, watch the video and answer the question in the comment section below.

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