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Guns N' Roses: Slash and The Cash

Steve Mascord, On The Street, 7 December 1988

BLINK, AND you'll miss a band being compared to the Rolling Stones. Everyone from the Monkees to Crowded House to your local pub group have probably been likened so the Beatles on different occasions. But it's a tough job being compared to the Rolling Stones. The Stones don't just represent a musical watershed. The Stones were not so much a reflection of modern rock'n'roll music as of modern rock'n'roll, full stop. Of sleaze, of self abuse, of arrogance, of cockiness, and, consequently, of genius.

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