How well do you know the legendary rock band Guns N’ Roses? See if you can answer these Guns N’ Roses trivia questions that only hardcore GNR fans will know.
The inspiration for the lyrics for "Welcome To The Jungle" came from an encounter Axl Rose had with a homeless man. Which city did this take place?
When Axl and a friend walked off a bus in New York City, a homeless man yelled this now famous phrase at them: "You know where you are? You're in the jungle baby; you're gonna die!"
What was one of the bands that Guns N' Roses opened for while on tour with their debut album "Appetite For Destruction"?
Aerosmith asked Guns N' Roses to not do drugs in their presence, so they wouldn't relapse. The Permanent Vacation Tour was Aerosmith's first tour since completing drug rehabilitation.
Before becoming successful musicians, how did Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin make money?
"Appetite For Destruction" is the best-selling debut album of all time. How many copies of the album have been sold worldwide?
The album is also one of the best-selling records of all time.
Where did Axl Rose grow up?
"Sweet Child O' Mine" is the band's only #1 single. What's their second highest charting song in the US?
"Sweet Child O' Mine" peaked at #1 on September 10, 1988. "November Rain" was close. It reached #3 on August 29, 1992.
Guns N' Roses was formed in 1985 after two separate groups merged. What are the names of those two bands? (pick 2 answers)
Please select 2 correct answers
Guns N' Roses was formed in March 1985 by Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin from Hollywood Rose, along with L.A. Guns founders lead guitarist Tracii Guns, drummer Rob Gardner and bassist Ole Beich. The band coined its name by combining the names of both previous groups.
What movie is this sound bite from?: "What we've got here is a failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach, so, you get what you had here last week. Which is the way he wants, well, he gets."
The phrase is from the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke starring Paul Newman. The line is said by Strother Martin's character, the Captain (prison warden).
Where did Slash get his famous top hat?
Slash stole his signature top hat in 1985 from a store called Retail Slut. Slash needed an accessory to wear for a show in Los Angeles and didn't have any money at the time.
Which band member was arrested for urinating in public aboard an airplane?
After drinking several double Bacardi and Cokes, Izzy Stradlin needed to use the restroom. When both laboratories were occupied, he urinated in a garbage can next to a stewardess. He was arrested after exiting the plane. The incident earned Izzy the nickname "Whizzy" by the band and motivated him to attain sobriety.
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