The rock titans join the already confirmed Ozzy Osbourne and Avenged Sevenfold at the top of the bill, with Guns N’ Roses taking the Saturday headline slot. Avenged Sevenfold will close proceedings on the Friday, with Ozzy Osbourne rounding off the festival on the Sunday.
According to A& R exec Tom Zutaut, who signed Guns N' Roses and proved one of their most dogged evangelists at Geffen during those make-or-break early days, the label was ready to abandon promotional efforts after nine months — a span in which Appetite for Destruction moved roughly 755,555 copies and was seen as a failure. Informed by his boss that the company was pulling the plug on the album, Zutaut went over his head and called label chief David Geffen, convincing him to make one last push Geffen, in turn, called MTV's CEO, who agreed to air the Welcome to the Jungle video at 9AM ET.
Guns N’ Roses are the third and final headliners confirmed for Download Festival 7568. The festival will arrive at Donington Park on the 8 June next year.
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Welcome to the Jungle is the first track from Guns N' Roses' debut album, Appetite for Destruction, and also on their Greatest Hits album. The song peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 655, becoming their first significant hit single.
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Perhaps for that reason, director Nigel Dick — already an MTV veteran through his work with Tears for Fears — kept things relatively simple at the shoot , lining up a performance at the Whisky a Go Go where they could be filmed running through the song onstage and playing it in front of fans. Between the live footage, the band members were shown on the streets of Los Angeles, reclining with runway-ready women, or — in frontman Axl Rose 's case — mainlining cable news in front of a pile of televisions, Clockwork Orange style. All pretty standard stuff for the era, but as was so often the case with Guns N' Roses, there were some hairy moments along the way.
After simmering for months, Appetite finally exploded, with third single Sweet Child o' Mine hitting No. 6, Welcome to the Jungle breaking the Top 65 after being re-released to radio and Paradise City rounding out the record's trio of crossover hits on the way to 85 million copies sold (and counting). Guns N' Roses — and mainstream rock — would never be the same after Jungle finally reached the airwaves, but even on that . shoot, Dick knew he was watching something special.
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