This Day in Guns N’ Roses History - December 19
1982: Axl leaves Indiana for good, moving into “some shit hole” at 1921 Whitley Avenue in Hollywood with girlfriend Gina Siler.
1988: Show at Big Top in Auckland, New Zealand. It is the last show of the “Appetite for Destruction” tour. Knightshade opens the show. Attendance is about 10,000. After “Out Ta Get Me,” Axl throws buckets of water on some crowd members who were spitting at the stage, threatening to leave the stage if the spitting continued.
1989: Axl and Izzy join the Rolling Stones for the song “Salt of the Earth” in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It is their second out of three times joining the Stones on the song, having performed it on the 17th and appearing again on the 20th. This particular show is broadcast on Pay-Per-View and FM radio stations. Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxN81VSbOrc
2006: Show at the Gibson Amphitheater at Universal CityWalk in Universal City, California.
2009: Show at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. It is the longest show in Guns N’ Roses history, lasting 3 hours and 37 minutes.