Wednesday Question: Best Guns N' Roses Song?

Vote for your favorite in what could become one of the most hotly contested UG Top 10 lists yet.

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This week, Guns N' Roses guitarist Bumblefoot said fans should forget about a new record from the band until it happens, after the unbearably long wait for "Chinese Democracy".

We're used to being patient for new Gn'R music, but that got us thinking about what their best songs to date are.

Many UG readers are among the most fervent Gn'R fans in the world, so we think you're pretty well qualified to tackle this week's question:

What is the best Guns N' Roses song ever?

Post your nominations in the comments, and be sure to up vote the ones you agree with.

It doesn't have to be from an album. You can pick from b-sides, covers, and anything that has been released. A live-only performance will be fine if you can find a YouTube link so we can share it with other readers.

Will you pick older classics or give credit to newer recordings? It's your call. We'll stack up the results and publish them in an ultimate Gn'R list on Friday.

375 comments sorted by best / new / date

    dial-a-death
    Nightrain. End of discussion.
    Dimarzio45
    UG- Ron Thal is the guitarist. Bumblefoot is a band.
    ripper992
    Ronald Jay Blumenthal (born September 25, 1969), better known by his stage name Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, is an American guitarist, songwriter, recording artist and producer.
    chrisa94
    I'm sorry to use the first comment as a tool for getting this higher up, but their cover of Sympathy for the Devil is amazing (better than the Stones IMO)
    azisnomarsa
    Amen to this, can't count the nights I have spent drinking fortified wines and belting out that song out of tune. Best drinking song on the planet, kick ass riff, kick ass lyrics, kick ass songs. Bottoms up I'm on a nightrain
    boyracer123
    There are so many good ones. However if i HAD to choose one. I would say Estranged because of its complexity and its such an amazing song! Musically and Lyrically
    sonofgkex
    Rocket Queen
    SGstriker
    Mother ****ing this. Rocket Queen. It's got everything a song needs. Kickass solos, great lyrics, funky bass line, bangin' drums, crunchy rhythm guitar, soaring vocals, and sex noises.
    joshrose1
    Coma
    loaded_
    That song is amazing, but very few people know it or take the time to appreciate it. The way the song builds up and the whole structure is just pure brilliance.
    dewitt
    I like the song alright, but I don't think it's nearly as good as the rest of their material. The only song I like less is My World, and it's not really much of a GNR song. Anyway, I nominate Dust N' Bones.
    UncleBluck
    They all BLOW!!!!!
    Kriggs
    Its So Easy!!
    jman25
    "Anything from Chinese Democracy" -Said no one ever
    rip3149
    Mr. Brownstone
    heartbreakhotel
    Cornchucker
    GenerationKILL
    -ROCKET QUEEN (THE LIVE ERA VERSION, WITH THE TALK BOX SOLO...) -YOU COULD BE MINE -PARADISE CITY -SWEET CHILD O MINE
    Rocknrolla35
    Actually,it's too Fuckin' hard to choose the best song,because G'N'R have a lot of AWESOME songs.
    Scratcher17
    My brother says if he had to choose the best, he would have chosen Bad Apples. I can't make up my mind, though.
    dimlight2
    1. Welcome to the Jungle 2. November Rain 3. Sweet child o mine 4. Rocket Queen 5. 14 Years
    MichaelScarn
    i could go with the hipster path on this and say a nonsingle but seriously sweet child o mine is one of the greatest songs ever BY ANYONE
    Paulympia
    All the stuff that has 7plus minutes song are my fave. To choose one, i will pick breakdown.
    ace man
    ^ Used to love her, disregarding the fact its a blatant rip off of dead flowers by the stones.
    Dan905
    14 Years, not their best but under rated in my opinion. It'd make my top 10
    DrCOOL
    Nightrain. Been my number 1 favorite song of all time since I was like 8. Nothing beats it.
    jay3213
    And Jesus Christ, I had to browse down like 500 comments just to get to this comment box.. UG needs to fix this
    ukor88
    you could be mine!!! end of story... ultimate rock n roll song!