Guns N' Roses: Appetite For Destruction (Geffen)
Paul Mathur, Melody Maker, 25 July 1987
OF COURSE they're dreadful. What's more surprising is that so many members of the press, who on most other days of the week could be trusted to understand things, seemed to be surprised that Guns N' Roses aren't fun. How, one wonders could they ever have expected that five LA skinnies with tattoos and tight trousers would have offered any hope or even fear for rock? Guns N' Roses, perhaps more than any other limp cock rockers, do exactly, EXACTLY what you expect.
Total word count of piece: 409