Tom Zutaut, Guns N’ Roses’ A&R Man, Talks About the Making of Appetite for Destruction | L.A. Weekly
The Quietus | Features | Anniversary | 30 Years On: Guns N’ Roses’ Appetite For Destruction Revisited
Now that they’re treading the heritage circuit – to considerable acclaim, it should be acknowledged – it’s difficult to recall except in the most abstract way just how dangerous G N’ R genuinely felt when they first manifested as a five-headed hydra whose venomous breath and toxic blood were chemically composed from the very essence of rock & roll. Buildings, politicians and whores, so runs the aphorism, all become respectable with time. So too do dirtbag musicians, despite their best efforts not to.
You can’t blow the roof off a stadium that doesn’t have one, but they damn well tried