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16 things you (probably) didn't know about Appetite for Destruction

Released on 21 July 1987, the debut album - the debut album - from Guns N' Roses, Appetite For Destruction, was a lightning bolt of sex, swagger and rock 'n' roll, with an incredible combination of everything that makes the genre great: impeccable songwriting, brilliant melodies, the astonishing bluesy solos of Slash, the bloodcurdling scream of Axl, and the groovin' rhythm section of Steven and Duff.

Guns N' Roses had the lot - the style, the attitude, and the tunes to back it all up - and they knew it.

But here are 16 things about this behemoth of a record that you may not know. Read on and see if you can learn something...

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