Asher Benrubi aka Smash talks infamous 1987 MTV Headbangers Ball GNR interview - Ep. 105


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"After the interview, Smash asked GNR to “redecorate” the Headbangers Ball set, and they trashed it like a bunch of stoned denim and leather zombies," - Matt Wake, LA Weekly 1987 was a landmark year for Guns N' Roses and MTV. "Adam Smash" had a relatively unknown GNR on for an interview in the early days of the iconic Headbangers Ball. Here to talk about the interview, the true story of how and why it happened (especially the trashing of the set)is former MTV VJ Asher Benrubi...aka Smash.

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