"A few positives came out of the concert mess in Montreal. A series of Montreal-based lawsuits against Guns n' Roses obtained money that was split between charities.
Metallica had also promised to return to the city for a makeup concert, which they did just a few months later in February 1993.
Most romantically, Axl's manager, Craig Duswalt, found love (swipe)."
G N' R's 1988 gig at the now-shuttered Ritz in New York City — taped for MTV — captured the band at its most primal. No performance that night was more dangerous than "Paradise City," which culminated with Axl diving into a sloshing, jostling sea of fans: The inescapable whirlpool required three stagehands to pull the singer out. When Axl finally emerged, he was shirtless, missing jewelry and, judging by a concerned glance at his left wrist, scratched up. It remains the definitive live version of the decadent anthem, with Duff squawking out harmony vocals and Slash playing a frenetic solo sprawled flat on his back.