10 Insanely Great Guns N' Roses Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

Hear B sides, alternate versions and other crucial rarities from resurgent hard-rock gods

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"Too Much Too Soon"

Sometime around the early Nineties, Guns N' Roses demoed a number of potential songs spanning various styles with a drum machine when they were prepping to record the Use Your Illusion albums. One of the more curious and catchy numbers to leak from the sessions is a scratchy boogie-woogie rocker called "Too Much Too Soon." The title is a clear reference to one of Duff McKagan's biggest influences — Johnny Thunders, who both recorded a meandering forgettable acoustic tune with the same title and played on the New York Dolls' much-more-rocking Too Much Too Soon album — but the song's jumpy, punky guitar riff, hip-hop handclaps and walking bass make it a fascinating GN'R anomaly.

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