REELZ recently announced its June 2022 lineup with 11 new original stories, including the return of Story Of Their Songs featuring new original stories about inspiring, recording, and performing essential songs by Rock & Roll bands Hall Of Fame Van Halen, Guns N’ Roses and Alice Cooper.
Guns N’ Roses: Story Of Their Songs premieres Sunday, June 12 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. A description follows…
We explore the six classic hits that defined Guns N’ Roses’ career as one of the most popular – and notorious – bands in rock history. From their breakthrough hit “Welcome To The Jungle” – whose controversial video initially proved too edgy to be released by MTV – to the worldwide hit “Sweet Child O’ Mine”, which gave them their first and only number one in the Billboard. Those close to the band, including publicist Arlett Vereecke and friend and photographer Marc Canter, share their memories of Guns N’ Roses’ journey from obscurity on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip to becoming the fastest growing rock band. in vogue of the planet in the late 1980s. Tracii Guns, founding member of the band Guns N’ Roses, reveals how they got their name and why he left the band after just a few weeks. Members of the band’s production team – including mixers Steve Thompson and Michael Barbiero – reminisce about recording those iconic tracks, while video director Nigel Dick reveals what happened behind the scenes during the filming some of Guns N’ Roses’ most famous videos, including “Paradise City” and “Patience.” We hear how Guns N’ Roses survived fallout, concert riots and drug addiction, to release some of their greatest songs in the early 90s, including “Don’t Cry” and the epic nine-minute ballad ” November Rain”.
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