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June 1985 at the Stardust Ballroom in L.A. Marc S Canter/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images3/50

June 1985: G N' R Almost Die Before They're Signed

The group endured a serious car accident upon returning to Los Angeles after their first tour. Piled into Duff's Toyota Celica, another car traveling 60 mph broadsided them in an intersection, leaving drummer Steven Adler with a broken ankle. "Duff's car was totaled and we could have been too," Slash writes in his autobiography. "That would have been a sick twist of fate: the band dying together after we'd just gotten together."

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