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12 Facts You Didn't Know About Your Favorite 80s Bands!

The 80s were a wonderful time for music and brought us some of the most beautiful songs, "most interesting" fashion trends and arguably the most eccentric stars there has ever been.

And even if we don't want to forget solo artists like Madonna, Michael Jackson and Prince, today we would like to dedicate ourselves to the bands of the 80s. Do you think you know everything about Guns N ‘Roses and Co.? Here are 12 facts about the greatest music combos of the golden 80s - bet you will be pretty surprised?

# 1 Did you know that "Guns N‘ Roses "almost had a fatal car accident even before the first record deal was signed?

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# 2 Also interesting: Singer Axl Rose is never allowed to set foot in Saint Louis again because he called for unrest after a failed performance in the city

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# 3 "Slash," the band's legendary guitarist, once took so many drugs that he thought predators would attack him

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# 4 “Bon Jovi” was almost called “Johnny Electric”, but then preferred - similar to “Van Halen” - the lead singer's last name

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# 5 One of the funniest facts: Jon is the legal owner of the band - the other members are his employees

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# 6 "Bon Jovi" were the last band to play at the old Wembley Stadium before it was demolished

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# 7 Brian May from "Queen" has a PhD in Astrophysics!

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# 8 ... and he didn't get along with David Bowie - especially during the production of the common hit single "Under Pressure"

# 9 The band's "Live Aid" performance continues to inspire musicians to this day

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# 10 “U2” would actually have been called “Larry Mullen Band”

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# 11 The band guitarist's stage name "The Edge" alludes to the musician's supposedly "angular" nose shape

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# 12 “U2” was only the fourth band to appear on the cover of the renowned “TIME” magazine

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Which of these facts did you already know? Do you have any more in stock? Tell us in the comments!