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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 15th, 1987 - "It's So Easy" and "Mr. Brownstone" released by Geffen.
June 19th, 1987 - The band makes their European debut at the London Marquee. 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.
June 28th, 1987 - GN'R's last show at the Marquee was the best of these 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 - Show opening for The Cult at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, IL.
August 25th, 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 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 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 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 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 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 16th, 1987 - During October, GN'R plays a bunch of shows on the East Coast with EZO opening. The first show is in New York state.
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 30th, 1987 - GN'R plays an acoustic set at CBGB's in New York, NY.
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 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 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 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 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, 1987 - GN'R opens for Alice Cooper during December. Steven Adler injured his hand and was replaced by Fred Coury for some of the shows.
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 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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