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"The Spaghetti Incident?"
"The Spaghetti Incident?" cover
Cover album by Guns N' Roses
Released November 23, 1993
Recorded A&M Studios, Record Plant Studios, Rumbo Recorders, CanAm Studios, Sound Techniques, Triad Studios, Conway Studios, and Ocean Way Recording, 1990-1993
Genre Hard rock
Length 46:03
Label Geffen Records
Producer Mike Clink, Guns N' Roses, Jim Mitchell
Guns N' Roses chronology
The "Civil War" EP
(1993)
"The Spaghetti Incident?"
(1993)
Use Your Illusion
(1998)

"The Spaghetti Incident?" is the fifth studio album by Guns N' Roses, released on November 23, 1993 on Geffen Records. Unlike other Guns N' Roses records, "The Spaghetti Incident?" consists entirely of cover songs. The album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200, significantly lower than previous Guns N' Roses releases and remains their lowest debuting studio album.

The album yielded three singles: "Ain't It Fun", "Since I Don't Have You" and "Hair of the Dog".

The album was the first and only album to feature the Spaghetti era Guns N' Roses lineup of Axl Rose, Slash, Gilby Clarke, Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum and Dizzy Reed.

Track Listing[]

  1. "Since I Don't Have You"
    • The Skyliners cover
  2. "New Rose"
    • The Damned cover
  3. "Down on the Farm"
    • U.K. Subs cover
  4. "Human Being"
    • New York Dolls cover
  5. "Raw Power"
    • The Stooges cover
  6. "Ain't It Fun"
    • Dead Boys cover
  7. "Buick Makane (Big Dumb Sex)"
    • T. Rex/Soundgarden cover
  8. "Hair of the Dog"
    • Nazareth cover
  9. "Attitude"
    • The Misfits cover
  10. "Black Leather"
    • The Professionals cover
  11. "You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory"
    • Johnny Thunders cover
  12. "I Don't Care About You"
    • Fear cover
  13. "Look at Your Game, Girl"
    • Charles Manson cover

Personnel[]

Guns N' Roses
  • W. Axl Rose - lead vocals, kazoo on "Human Being"
  • Slash - lead guitar, co-lead vocals on "Buick Mackane (Big Dumb Sex)"
  • Gilby Clarke - rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Duff McKagan - bass, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, lead vocals and drums on "You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory", lead vocals on "New Rose" and "Attitude", co-lead vocals on "Raw Power"
  • Matt Sorum - drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Dizzy Reed - keyboards, piano
Additional musicians
  • Michael Monroe - co-lead vocals on track 6
  • Mike Staggs - additional guitar on track 6
  • Mike Fasano - percussion on track 8
  • Richard Duguay - lead and rhythm guitars on track 11
  • Eddie Huletz - backing vocals on track 11
  • Blake Stanton - backing vocals on track 12
  • Eric Mills - backing vocals on track 12
  • Rikki Rachtman - backing vocals on track 12
  • Stuart Bailey - backing vocals on track 12
Additional personnel
  • Mike Clink - production on all tracks except 1 and 11
  • Jim Mitchell - production on track 11
  • Bill Price - mixing
  • George Marino - mastering
  • Kevin Reagan - art direction; graphic design
  • Dennis Keeley, Gene Kirkland & Robert John - photography

Info[]

  • Every song on this album is a cover.
  • Interestingly, one of the songs ("Big Dumb Sex," by Soundgarden [Written by Chris Cornell]) is actually supposed to be making fun of the popular hard rock bands of the time like G N' R and Aerosmith.
  • There is a hidden track written by Charles Manson at the very end of the album called 'Look At Your Game Girl.'
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