Guns N’ Roses Confirm Appetite for Destruction 30th Anniversary Celebration In Awesome Way

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Guns N’ Roses are officially confirming they will celebrate Appetite for Destruction’s 30th anniversary with an awesome advertisement in Times Square in New York City.

Before setting out on the next leg of their Not In This Lifetime Tour in August, Guns N’ Roses announced last month that they will headline New York City’s fabled Apollo Theater. Taking place on Thursday, July 20th, the intimate, invitation-only event will air exclusively on SiriusXM’s Howard 101 channel and on the new, limited-run GNR channel.

SiriusXM launched Guns N’ Roses Radio on Thursday, July 13; it will run until Saturday, July 22 via satellite channel 41. The station will feature favored tracks from the group’s legendary career as well as live performances, rarities, and songs by artists that inspired the rockers.

  • Allison Auld

    That’s super-cool but what does it MEAN?? Are they playing “Appetite” all the way through? Will Izzy and Steven be there? Wish I could be at the Apollo on Thursday!

  • Nicholas Scott Yordon

    It would be cool if for just this celebration/anniversary if the original 5 played some of the AFD songs

  • Richard Becerra

    Hopefully this means they will finally release a remastered Deluxe Edition of Appetite.

    Disc 1 – The original album remastered.

    Disc 2

    1 It’s So Easy*
    2 Knocking on Heaven’s Door*
    3 Whole Lotta Rosie*
    * Live from Marquee Club, London – April 1987

    4 Shadow of Your Love
    5 Heartbreak Hotel
    6 Jumping Jack Flash
    7 Aint Goin Down (demo)
    8 Don’t Cry (original demo)
    9 November Rain (demo)
    10 Too Much Too Soon (demo)
    11 Sentimental Movie (demo)
    * These were songs recorded, written or originally demoed during the sessions for Appetite.

    12 You’re Crazy (Acoustic) / B Side of Jungle single.
    13 Welcome to the Jungle (Live at 1988 MTV Awards)

    Disc 3 – Guns N Roses Live at the Ritz 1987

    1 “It’s So Easy”
    2 “Move to the City”
    3 “Out Ta Get Me”
    4 “Mr. Brownstone”
    5 “Welcome to the Jungle”
    6 “My Michelle”
    7 “Don’t Cry”
    8 “Rocket Queen”
    9 “Nightrain”
    10 “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
    11 “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” (Bob Dylan cover)
    12 “You’re Crazy”
    13 “Paradise City” [Encore]
    14 “Reckless Life”
    15 “Mama Kin” (Aerosmith cover)

    A super deluxe edition bluray with all Appetite Videos, MTV appearances, Farm Aid IV and the complete Ritz concert released for the first time ever. This could be quite a package.

  • Stone Gossardish

    That’s all the semi-reunion has really been about, right? It’s the biggest cash grab of all time.

    And fans aren’t stupid, it’s not a full reunion without Izzy, and it never will be.