Guns N’ Roses and The American Music Awards. Not f***ing made for prime time.

Gary Rocks. A blog about collecting Vintage Rock and Roll Memorabilia.

Guns N’ Roses and The America Music Awards, a Dick Clark Production never really hit it off. GNR were never quite ready for prime time.

Heavily nominated throughout the years the band, Slash and Duff in particular, had their “moments” on stage. Their acceptance speeches in 199o has been awarded one of the “5 Most Memorable Moments” in AMA history.

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Guns N’ Roses’ Acceptance Speech (1990): In true rock and roll fashion, the members of Guns N’ Roses brought out their alcohol and cigarettes on stage while accepting their award at the 1990 AMAs. Looking a little worse for wear, guitarist Slash even dropped the f-bomb during the family-friendly award show, immediately cuing the “exit stage left” music to kick in.

The American Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony created by Dick Clark in 1973. Guns N’ Roses have received four awards from eight nominations.


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