Most memorable MTV VMAs moments ever

Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:02:41 AM CST   Updated On: Aug 28 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

Since the very first MTV Video Music Awards 31 years ago in 1984, the show has always provided memorable moments. Ahead of the 2015 edition, set for Aug. 30, check out some of the most memorable.

MTV VMAs - Axl Rose 2002
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2002: While Springsteen's opener was a highlight of the show, it ended on a down note with a dreadlocked and out-of-breath Axl Rose leading his crew of replacement Guns 'N' Roses members through their first big TV performance and the band's first American performance since the mid-1990s.

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