Green Day had the honor of inducting Guns N’ Roses into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland on Saturday.
GNR’s original lineup - Axl Rose, Slash, Izzy Stradlin, Duff McKagan and Steven Adler - along with later additions Matt Sorum and Dizzy Reed, were officially inducted as part of the Class Of 2012.
Billie Joe Armstong delivered the speech, which included raves about the impact of GNR’s 1987 debut, “Appetite For Destruction,” the 1991 “Use Your Illusion” releases, shout outs to all band members – even Axl Rose, without directly mentioning his name – and a very funny story about how Green Day was approached to play GNR songs at the event.
Video of Guns’ induction speech has now surfaced.
For fans who want to check out the full event, the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will premiere on HBO on Saturday, May 5th (9:00-11:30 p.m. EST/PST).
Green Day inducts Guns N’ Roses into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
Cleveland, OH – April 14, 2012
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