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Guns N' Roses, nominated for MTV video award
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Ramsess, Akili-Casundria
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph included in the Exhibit: From Pop to the Pit, The LAPL Photo Collection Celebrates the L.A. Music Scene, 1978-1989.
The constant presence of Guns N' Roses on the Hollywood club scene led to their contract with Geffen Records. Their album "Appetite For Destruction" topped the Billboard charts and became the best selling record in Geffen's history.
First photograph caption dated July 13, 1988 reads, "Rock group Guns N' Roses is one of the 1988 MTV's music video awards finalists." Shown are Slash, Duff McKagan, Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin.; Second photograph caption dated April 30, 1989 reads, "'I don't have anything against people coming here from another country,' says Axl Rose, the lead singer for Guns N' Roses."; Third photograph caption dated October 29, 1989 reads, "Controversy: Axl Rose, lead singer of Guns N' Roses, threw a very public tantrum last week when the band opened for the Stones at the Coliseum. He's also come under fire for using derogatory epithets in his songs."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Musical Groups--Gun N' Roses
Rose, Axl,--1962-
McKagan, Duff
Stradlin, Izzy
Guns n' Roses (Musical group)
MTV Networks
Rock groups--United States
Guitarists--United States
Bass guitarists--United States
Singers--United States
Drummers (Musicians)--United States
Rock musicians--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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