To mark the accolade, we've had a quick flick through our GN'R record collection and picked our top ten musical moments from the band.
We avoided the temptation to just list their landmark 1987 debut Appetite for Destruction, and chosen tracks from across their career, including a song from the Terminator 2 soundtrack and what we believe to be the saving grace of 2008's eternity-in-the-making Chinese Democracy.
Welcome To The Jungle
It's So Easy
Sweet Child O' Mine
Live And Let Die
Since I Don't Have You
You Could Be Mine
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