The Story Behind “Welcome to the Jungle”

It’s amazing to think that G N’R’s seminal albumAppetite For Destruction came out in 1987.? I was in third grade.? It doesn’t sound as hard or dangerous as it did back then, but it’s one of the few albums that’s held up remarkably well over two decades.? Esteemed music biographer Stephen Davis has published Watch You Bleed: The Saga of Guns N’ Roses on Gotham Books.? Read an excerpt at the New Yorker.? Trust me you’ll want to, it’s fantastic.? [New Yorker]

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