Guns n’ Roses

….setelah nonton konser Skid Row minggu lalu, saya berkhayal kalau G n’ R bisa datang ke Jakarta, harapan ini hadir karena Skid Row adalah band “terdekat” dengan G n’ R….tidak akan terkira rasa senang bilamana harapan itu menjadi kenyataan…

sebagai pengobat kangen sementara, berikut sedikit profil band legend tersebut:

 

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Guns N’ Roses (GNR) adalah kelompok musik hard rock dari Amerika Serikat yang mulai terkenal di akhir 1980-an dan awal 1990-an. Mereka pertama melejit lewat album 1987 Appetite for Destruction dan kemudian menerbitkan dua album berbarengan Use Your Illusion I dan Use Your Illusion II.

Personil Band

Touring members

  • Tracey Amos – backing vocals (1991-1993)
  • Teddy Andreadis – harmonica, keyboards, backing vocals (1991-1993)
  • Roberta Freeman – backing vocals (1991-1993)
  • Diane Jones – backing vocals (1991-1993)
  • Anne King – horns (1991-1993)
  • Lisa Maxwell – horns (1991-1993)
  • Cece Worrall – horns (1991-1993)

Touring substitutes

  • Fred Coury – drums (1987-1988 – eight performances)
  • Stephen Harris – bass (1988 – one performance)
  • Don Henley – drums (1989 – one performance)
  • Izzy Stradlin – rhythm guitar (1993 – five performances)

Touring guests

  • Vince Neil – vocals (1988 – one performance)
  • Matt McKagan – horns (1989 – four performances)
  • Shannon Hoon – bongos, vocals (1991-1993 – nine performances)
  • Sebastian Bach – vocals (1991, 2006 – six performances)
  • Lenny Kravitz – guitar, vocals (1992 – one performance)
  • Steven Tyler – vocals (1992 – one performance)
  • Joe Perry – guitar (1992 – one performance)
  • Brian May – guitar (1992-1993 – two performances)
  • Elton John – piano (1992 – one performance)
  • Ronnie Wood – guitar (1993 – two performances)
  • Tom Doyle – bongos (1993 – four performances)
  • Michael Monroe – vocals (1993 – one performance)
  • Blake Stanton – vocals (1993 – one performance)

Diskografi

Album

Tahun

Album

US

UK

US Sales

RIAA Certification

1986

Live ?!*@ Like a Suicide (EP)

10,000

1987

Appetite for Destruction

1

5

18,000,000

15x Platinum

1988

G N’ R Lies (EP)

2

22

5,000,000

5x Platinum

1991

Use Your Illusion I

2

2

5,355,985

7x Platinum

1991

Use Your Illusion II

1

1

5,435,447

7x Platinum

1993

The Spaghetti Incident?

4

2

1,290,849

Platinum

1998

Use Your Illusion

430,912

1999

Live Era: ’87-’93

45

45

729,370

Gold

2004

Greatest Hits

3

1

3,132,000

3x Platinum

2006

Chinese Democracy

Sumber: http://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guns_N%27_Roses

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