|March, 1996 - Slash travelled to Frankfurt, Germany to attend the Frankfurt Music Fair.|
While there he jammed with Paul Rodgers and Peter Green (ex-Fleetwood Mac).
|May, 1996 - Slash performs at James Brown's 63rd birthday concert in Augusta, GA along with Isaac Hayes and Bootsy Collins.|
Later that month, he recorded a song called Obsession in New York for the Quentin Tarantino movie, Curdled.
|July 25th, 1996 - Duff appears on the Howard Stern show.|
|August, 1996 - Neurotic Outsiders releases their debut album on Maverick Records. Neurotic Outsiders is a band that features Duff, Matt, John Taylor (Duran Duran) and Steve Jones (Sex Pistols).|
During August and September, the band tours in North America and Europe.
|August 14th, 1996 - Slash played in Budapest, Hungary at the Pepsi Island festival. Teddy Andreadis played keyboards and sang.|
|October 3rd, 1996 - Hard Copy (a TV-show) did a story on Steven Adler. Apparently Steven have had a stroke in the past because of his drug abuse but he's sober now.|
|October 16th, 1996 - Slash did an online chat where he said "Right now, Axl and I are deliberating over the future of our relationship." when asked about GN'R.|
|October 25th, 1996 - Appetite For Destruction is certified to have sold 14x Multi-Platinum in the USA.|
|October 30th, 1996 - Slash leaves GN'R! Axl sent a fax to MTV which said that Slash hadn't been a part of GN'R since 1995. Despite this there will be a new GN'R record.|
|November 22nd, 1996 - Slash's Blues Ball plays at The House Of Blues in Hollywood. It's a band put together by Slash. They play covers like "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Knockin' On Heaven's Door".|
They also played in San Diego (20th) and San Juan (21st).
|December 5th, 1996 - Slash's Blues Ball start their three date East Coast tour at Tramps in New York City, NY. The remaining shows were on the 6th at Mama Kin's in Boston, MA and on the 7th at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA.|
|January, 1997 - Axl buys the rights to the name Guns N' Roses.|
|January 29th, 1997 - Slash's Blues Ball's eight date tour starts in Palo Alto, CA. The tour ends on February 8th in Ventura, CA. The tour takes the band to California, Washington, Oregon and Arizona.|
|February 24th, 1997 - Steven Adler's new band Freaks In The Room plays at Billboard Live (formerly knowns as Gazzarri's) in West Hollywood, CA. The band is the Monday night house band at the venue.|
|April, 1997 - During April, Slash's Blues Ball plays some shows in Louisiana, Texas, Nevada and Arizona.|
|May 30th, 1997 - West Arkeen died from an accidental drug overdose. He was a friend of the band and co-wrote songs such as "The Garden" and "Yesterdays".|
|July 16th, 1997 - Use Your Illusion I & II are both certified 7x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA.|
|July 31st, 1997 - "Appetite For Destruction" was released ten years ago!|
|August, 1997 - Duff quits GN'R.|
|February 11th, 1998 - Axl is arrested after allegedly threatening a security worker at Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport.|
|March 9th, 1998 - Izzy Stradlin's 117° released in Europe.|
|March 10th, 1998 - Izzy Stradlin's 117° released in the US|
|May 5th, 1998 - 10 Minute Warning releases their debut album on Sub Pop.|
|July 23rd, 1998 - Appetite For Destruction is certified 15x Multi-Platinum in the USA.|
|October 27th, 1998 - A home video called Welcome To The Videos released.|
|January 24th, 1999 - Duff, Matt and Slash played at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. They performed music from the Soundman (Matt scored the movie along with Lanny Cordola). They also performed a couple of covers, "Superstitious", "Attitude", "Ziggy Stardust", "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" and "Honky Tonk Woman"
The media called this "a GN'R reunion".
|February 18th, 1999 - Axl pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge of disturbing the peace. He was slapped with a $500 fine and one day in jail - which he already served. The charges stemmed from an incident in 1998 at Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport.|
|March 16th, 1999 - GN'R were presented with the new Diamond Award from the RIAA, commemorating the sales of 15 million copies of "Appetite For Destruction". The award was accepted in New York by Steven Adler.|
|April 5th, 1999 - The Neurotic Outsiders plays the first of three shows at Los Angeles' Viper Room. The remaining two shows were on the 12th and the 26th.|
At the first show on the 5th, The Cult's Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy joined the Neurotic Outsiders to perform three Cult songs, including "Wild Flower" and "Love Removal Machine."
|April 26th, 1999 - Neurotic Outsiders plays the last April show at the Viper Room in Los Angeles, CA. The band were joined on stage by Sporty Spice Mel C. and Cult members Billy Duffy and Ian Astbury.|
|May 13th, 1999 - Loaded's May tour starts in San Fransico, CA. The tour ends on the 31st at the Casbah in San Diego, CA.|
|May 27th, 1999 - Loaded released their debut album. It's a live album called "Episode 1999: Live". It can only be ordered through their web site.|
|June 25th, 1999 - Adam Sandler's movie Big Daddy premiers. Over the end credits a version of "Sweet Child O' Mine" is played. Apparently the song begins with a live version, then morphs into a new version recorded by the new GN'R.|
|August 1st, 1999 - Robin Finck leaves GN'R and rejoins his former group, Nine Inch Nails.|
|August 28th, 1999 - Slash joins Cheap Trick onstage at their 25 anniversary concert in Rockford, IL. He plays on "You''re All Talk". The concert was released as a Cheap Trick CD/DVD entitled "Silver" in 2001.|
|September 9th, 1999 - A short clip of a new GN'R track called "Oh My God" appears in a trailer for the new Arnold Schwarzenegger movie End Of Days. The trailer premiered during the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards.|
|October 8th, 1999 - "Oh My God" is played on US radio.|
|November 9th, 1999 - Axl does a phone interview with Kurt Loder on MTV.|
|November 24th, 1999 - World premiere of the movie End Of Days with the new track Oh My God in it.|
|November 30th, 1999 - "Live Era '87 - '93" released in the US.|
|December 14th, 1999 - GN'R's management company, Big F D Entertainment sued former bandmembers Slash and Duff McKagan for what Big F D says are monies owed.|
|December 18th, 1999 - Guns N' Roses' Live Era 87-93 enters the Billboard 200 at #45.|
|December 31st, 1999 - Slash plays at the American Millenium Party in Washington, DC.|
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