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March 16th, 1987 - Show at the Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood, CA.
March 29th, 1987 - GN'R plays at the The Roxy, Hollywood, CA. or as the flyer said: "Geffen Recording Artist Guns & Roses 1 Final Blowout Show".
June, 1987 - During June, the band arrives in London, UK for their first shows outside of the USA. The band stays in two apartments on Allen Street in Kensington.
June 15th, 1987 - The band's first single, "It's So Easy" and "Mr. Brownstone", is released by Geffen in the UK.
June 19th, 1987 - The band makes their European debut at the Marquee in London, UK. The first show is a disaster. It was on a Friday night and the crowd was very drunk. The press didn't help GN'R much by printing all kinds of sensational stories about them. A headline in the Star: A rock band even nastier than the Beastie Boys is heading for Britain!

Axl tells the crowd to stop throwing things or they'll leave. Before Nightrain he tells a story about getting thrown out of the Tower Records store because he sat down. First performance of Knockin' On Heaven's Door.

June 22nd, 1987 - Second show in London, UK at the Marquee.
June 28th, 1987 - The band's last show at the Marquee in London, UK was the best of the three. The audience enjoyed the covers (AC/DC's "Whole Lotta Rosie" and Bob Dylan's "Knockin' On Heaven's Door") and GN'R played better than on the two first shows.
July 21st, 1987 - "Appetite For Destruction" is released in the US by Geffen Records. The record was produced by Mike Clink who had been working with Ozzy Osbourne and Heart. The cover art featured a painting by Robert Williams which got censored.
August, 1987 - "Appetite For Destruction" is released in the UK.
August 1st, 1987 - GN'R's first video, "Welcome To The Jungle", is shot at Park Plaza & 450 S. La Brea, Hollywood.
August 2nd, 1987 - Second day of the "Jungle" video shoot.
August 14th, 1987 - The first show opening for The Cult in North America is in Halifax, NS. The band will be on tour with The Cult in August and September.
August 15th, 1987 - Opening for The Cult in Moncton, NB.
August 17th, 1987 - Show in Montreal, QC at the Verdun Auditorium. The Cult headlines.
August 18th, 1987 - Opening for The Cult in Kitchener, ON at the Superskate.
August 19th, 1987 - GN'R are the opening at The Cult's show at the CNE Grandstand in Toronto, ON.
August 21st, 1987 - Opening for The Cult in Detroit, MI at the State Theatre.
August 22nd, 1987 - GN'R were scheduled to open for The Cult at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, IL. But had to cancel.
August 24th, 1987 - Another Canadian date opening for The Cult. This one is in Winnipeg, MB at the Winnipeg Arena
August 26th, 1987 - GN'R are in Edmonton, AB opening for The Cult at the Edmonton Convention Centre.
August 27th, 1987 - Show in Calgary, AB at the Max Bell Arena. Opening for The Cult.
August 29th, 1987 - Opening for The Cult in Vancouver, BC at the Coliseum Theatre.
August 29th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction debuts on the Billboard 200 chart at number 182.
August 30th, 1987 - Show as opening act for The Cult in Duff's hometown Seattle, WA. The venue is the Paramount Theatre.
September 2nd, 1987 - The first Californian show on the tour opening for The Cult is in San Francisco at the Warfield Theatre.
September 3rd, 1987 - Show opening for The Cult in Santa Cruz, CA at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.
September 4th, 1987 - GN'R are playing at the SDSU Open Air Theatre in San Diego, CA as the opening act for The Cult. Axl introduces Nightrain with "I got a tip. If you ain't got no money, and you wanna get fucked up, you find these liquor stores that the winos hit up you know? And right beside Thunderbird, you'll find a bottle of Nightrain. That'll fuck up you twice as bad as that Thunderbird and it's only a buck and a quarter. If you drink a quart, I don't care how bad you are, you're gonna black out. This is called Nightrain."
September 5th, 1987 - Show opening for The Cult in Long Beach, CA at the Long Beach Arena.
September 5th, 1987 - On the Billboard 200, Appetite For Destruction had climbed 40 positions to number 142.
September 11th, 1987 - First show in Texas on the tour opening for The Cult in San Antonio at the Sunken Garden Amphitheatre.
September 12th, 1987 - GN'R are in Austin, TX opening for The Cult at the Palmer Auditorium.
September 12th, 1987 - #100 is the position of the week for Appetite For Destruction on the Billboard 200. It had climbed 42 positions since the previous week.
September 13th, 1987 - Opening for The Cult in Dallas, TX at the Bronco Bowl Auditorium.
September 16th, 1987 - Show in Houston, TX at the Houston Music Hall. The Cult are headlining.
September 17th, 1987 - The last show as the opening act for The Cult is in New Orleans, LA at the Sanegar Theater.
September 19th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction is at #92 on this week's Billboard 200.
September 26th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction climbs 18 positions and is at #74 on the Billboard 200.
September 28th, 1987 - Welcome To The Jungle is released as a single in the UK. The B-side is Whole Lotta Rosie (live), recorded at the Marquee in London, UK on June 28th, 1987. It peaks at #67 on the UK chart. The video for the song was shot in August 1987 at Park Plaza & 450 S. La Brea, Hollywood.
September 29th, 1987 - The European tour starts at the Markethalle in Hamburg, West Germany. The band plays shows in West Germany, The Netherlands and a five date UK tour with Faster Pussycat. This tour was originally going to be headlined by Aerosmith, but they pulled out at the last minute.
September 30th, 1987 - Show at Tor 3 in Düsseldorf, West Germany.
October 2nd, 1987 - GN'R plays at the Paradiso in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Before the second song Move To The City, Axl talks about how some older generation rockstars got a lot of shit to say about GN'R. He says GN'R aren't trying to be nobody but themselves and that "people like Paul Stanley from Kiss can suck my dick! And some of these old guys, that say we're ripping them off, maybe they should listen to some of their earlier albums and remember how to play them".

October 3rd, 1987 - On the Billboard 200, Appetite For Destruction is at #70.
October 4th, 1987 - The first UK show on this European tour is in Newcastle at the Newcastle City Hall.
October 5th, 1987 - Show at the Rock City in Nottingham, UK.
October 6th, 1987 - GN'R plays in Manchester at the Manchester Apollo.
October 7th, 1987 - Show at the Colston Hall in Bristol, UK.
October 8th, 1987 - European tour ends with a show at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, England. After the European shows the band returns to tour in the US.
October 10th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction gains a few positions and is at #64 on the Billboard 200 album chart.
October 16th, 1987 - During October, GN'R plays a bunch of shows on the East Coast with EZO opening. The first show is in Bayshore, NY at the Sundance.
October 17th, 1987 - GN'R's debut album, Appetite For Destruction, stays at #64 on the Billboard 200.
October 17th, 1987 - Show at the Airport Road Music Hall in Allentown, PA.
October 18th, 1987 - GN'R plays in Baltimore, MD at Hammerjacks.
October 20th, 1987 - Philadelphia, PA show day at the Trocadero Theatre.
October 21st, 1987 - Show in Albany, NY at the Palace Theatre.
October 22nd, 1987 - Guns N' roses are in New Jersey for a show at Obsessions in Randolph.
October 23rd, 1987 - Guns N' Roses' first show in New York City, NY is at the legendary venue The Ritz.
October 24th, 1987 - GN'R appear on MTV's Headbanger's Ball. The people at MTV told GN'R to destroy the set as a joke. As a result, GN'R tore down the whole set!
October 24th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction is now at #60.
October 25th, 1987 - Show at The Chance in Poughkeepsie, NY.
October 26th, 1987 - Show in Providence, RI at a venue called The Living Room.
October 27th, 1987 - The show in Boston, MA is at the Paradise Rock Club.
October 29th, 1987 - Another show in New York City, this one is at L'Amour in Brooklyn, NY.
October 30th, 1987 - GN'R plays an acoustic set at CBGB's in New York, NY.
October 31st, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction drops five places to #65.
October 31st, 1987 - Show at The Lost Horizon in Syracuse, NY.
November 1st, 1987 - Show day in Washington, DC, at The Bayou. This is the last show on this leg before the band starts their tour opening for Motley Crue.
November 3rd, 1987 - The first show on the tour with Motley Crue is in Mobile, AL at the Municipal Auditorium.

During this tour Slash and Steven Adler saved the life of Motley Crue's bassist Nikki Sixx who had overdosed on drugs.

November 4th, 1987 - Show opening for Motley Crue at the Civic Center in Albany, GA.
November 6th, 1987 - Opening for Motley Crue at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA.
November 7th, 1987 - GN'R plays a show opening for Motley Crue in New Orleans, LA at the Lakefront Arena.
November 7th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction climbs to #61 on the Billboard 200.
November 8th, 1987 - Opening for Motley Crue in Jackson, MS at the Mississippi Coliseum.
November 10th, 1987 - Opening for Motley Crue at the Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville, AL.
November 11th, 1987 - Show opening for Motley Crue in Birmingham, AL at the Jefferson Civic Center.
November 13th, 1987 - Motley Crue's Girls, Girls, Girls tour with GN'R as the special guest, reaches the Savannah Civic Center in Savannah, GA.
November 14th, 1987 - Show at the Carolina Coliseum in Columbia, SC on the Motley Crue tour.
November 14th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction climbs one place to #60 on the Billboard 200.
November 15th, 1987 - The band is in Greensboro, NC opening for Motley Crue at the Greensboro Coliseum.
November 17th, 1987 - Opening for Motley Crue at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum in Knoxville, TN.
November 18th, 1987 - Show at the Jefferson Civic Center in Birmingham, AL on the Motley Crue tour.
November 20th, 1987 - Opening for Motley Crue at the The Omni in Atlanta, GA.
November 21st, 1987 - Opening for Motley Crue at the UTC Arena in Chattanooga, TN.
November 21st, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction climbs one place to #59 on the Billboard 200.
November 22nd, 1987 - GN'R and Motley Crue return to Atlanta, GA for a show at The Omni.
November 24th, 1987 - First of two shows at the Lakeland Civic Center in Lakeland, FL with Motley Crue.
November 25th, 1987 - The second show opening for Motley Crue at the Lakeland Civic Center in Lakeland, FL.
November 26th, 1987 - Another show in Florida opening for Motley Crue. This one is at the Jacksonville Coliseum in Jacksonville.
November 28th, 1987 - GN'R plays at the Lee County Civic Center in Fort Myers, FL. They open for Motley Crue.
November 28th, 1987 - Another week, another one place climb for Appetite For Destruction on the Billboard 200. At #58 this week.
November 29th, 1987 - The last show opening for Motley Crue on the Girls, Girls, Girls tour is at the Hollywood Sportatorium in Pembroke Pines, FL.
December 3rd, 1987 - The first show on the tour opening for Alice Cooper. It's at the La Villa Real Special Events Center in McAllen, TX.
December 4th, 1987 - Show opening for Alice Cooper in Dallas, TX at the Fair Park Coliseum.
December 5th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction is at #56.
December 5th, 1987 - Opening for Alice Cooper at the Sam Houston Coliseum in Houston, TX.
December 7th, 1987 - Show opening for Alice Cooper at the HemisFair Arena in San Antonio, TX.
December 8th, 1987 - Show opening for Alice Cooper in Midland, TX.
December 12th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction is at #55.
December 12th, 1987 - Show at the Louisville Gardens, Louisville, KY. GN'R is opening for Alice Cooper.
December 17th, 1987 - Opening for Alice Cooper at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul, MN.
December 18th, 1987 - On tour with Alice Cooper, show at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, IL, USA.
December 19th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction drops a few places to #58.
December 19th, 1987 - Show opening for Alice Cooper at the Dane County Coliseum in Madison, WI. Steven Adler can't play due to a broken arm and is replaced by Fred Coury of Cinderella.
December 22nd, 1987 - Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue arrives back in Los Angeles, CA from their tour. He meets up with Slash and head to the Cathouse club. Later on they go to the hotel where GN'R is staying and Nikki ends up overdosing on heroin. Slash's girlfriend tries to revive Nikki before the paramedics arrive. Eventually Nikki is pronounced dead before he's brought back to life by a double dose adrenaline shot in the ambulance.
December 26th, 1987 - GN'R plays the first of four shows at Perkins Palace in Pasadena, CA. Fred Coury fills in for Steven Adler at these shows.
December 26th, 1987 - Appetite For Destruction ends the year at #52 on the last Billboard 200 of 1987.
December 27th, 1987 - Second show at Perkins Palace in Pasadena, CA with Fred Coury on drums.
December 28th, 1987 - Third Pasadena, CA show at Perkins Palace. Once again Fred Coury is filling in for Steven.
December 30th, 1987 - Last of the four shows at Perkins Palace in Pasadena, CA.
  

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