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Download Festival 2018 - Avenged Sevenfold, Guns N' Roses Confirmed

After announcing Ozzy Osbourne as their first headliner, the Download Festival 2018 organizers have now announced the two other headliners: Avenged Sevenfold and Guns N' Roses. The U.K. festival will take place at Castle Donington from 8-10 June 2018. Many more bands will still be announced for the fest.

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Source: downloadfestival.co.uk
Event: Download Festival 2018
Posted: 10.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Guns N' Roses - Planning New Album

It seems like a new Guns N' Roses album might be in the cards. After reuniting for the Not In This Lifetime tour, the band has been "assembling ideas" for a possible new album, according to guitarist Richard Fortus. Remember that their last album was the infamously delayed Chinese Democracy, released back in 2008.

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Source: alternativenation.net
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 06.06.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Guns N' Roses - Add Dates To 2017 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour

If you didn't get a chance to catch Guns N' Roses live so far, you'll have your chance this summer. However, as it's one of the most successful tours of the past year, the band has decided to extend it even more. The 2017 "Not In This Lifetime" tour was initially scheduled to wrap up in September, but now another leg will start on October 8th in Philadelphia and will be concluded on November 25th in Los Angeles. The band has put out a teaser also revealing the opening acts for this summer's run. You can see the full list of dates below.

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Source: gunsnroses.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 26.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (0)


Guns N' Roses - Announce European And N. American Shows

The resurgent Guns N' Roses and their successful Not In This Lifetime Tour continue to show no signs of slowing down as they storm into 2017 with more than 30 stadium shows lined up across Europe and North America. Starting on May 27th, 2017 at Dublin's Slane Castle, the just announced tour will hit 18 more cities across the UK and Europe. Following the European leg of the tour, Guns N' Roses will return to North America for even more stadium dates starting on July 27th at the Dome At America's Center in St. Louis, MO and then move along to 15 more cities across the US and Canada.

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Source: gunsnroses.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 05.12.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Guns N' Roses - Axl Rose Sued By Former Keyboardist

Former Guns N' Roses member Chris Pitman has lost his patience and reportedly filed a lawsuit against the band's lead singer, Axl Rose, over an unpaid debt for services the multi-instrumentalist provided to the group. Keyboardist Pitman claims that Rose wrote him a promissory note for $125,000 that he was owed for over a year's worth of work. In the suit, Pitman claims that Rose was supposed to pay up by October 2012, but has failed to do so. Pitman says that Rose now owes him more than $163,000 with interest.

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Source: tmz.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 15.09.2016 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Guns N' Roses - 30 Arrested At Band's Show In New Jersey

Guns N' Roses' North American tour has been eventful. More than thirty people were arrested on Saturday night (July 23rd) at the band's concert at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Investigators say 30-year-old Kimberly Goodman was charged with aggravated assault against two state troopers, who received minor injuries. State troopers say there were also arrests for solicitation without a permit, disorderly persons, criminal trespassing, simple assault, drug offenses, resisting arrests, open lewdness and harassment. Welcome to the Jungle.

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Source: foxnews.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 26.07.2016 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Guns N' Roses - Detained At Canadian Border For Gun Possession

Guns N' Roses was detained at the Canadian border for having a gun on board, frontman Axl Rose revealed to a sold-out crowd of 50,000 at Toronto's Rogers Centre Saturday night (July 16th). The singer waited until the evening's 18th song, "Out Ta Get Me," before telling the story. At least they are being true to their band name. Guns N' Roses are currently on the road on their Not In This Lifetime tour, with Rose joined in the lineup by guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan. Original drummer Steven Adler also joined the band onstage recently, appearing at shows in Nashville and Cincinnati.

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Source: yahoo.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 18.07.2016 by Bad English | Comments (6)


Guns N' Roses - Axl Rose Breaks Foot, Tour Still On

Guns N' Roses reunion shows didn't start very well for singer Axl Rose as he has broken a bone in his foot, requiring a surgical procedure to insert a plate and screws. Reportedly, the injury happened when Axl slipped onstage while singing "Mr. Brownstone" during last week's show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. He has performed with a cast in both Las Vegas shows. The show must go on!

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Source: sandiegouniontribune.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 10.04.2016 by Bad English | Comments (5)


Guns N' Roses - Confirm Summer Tour Dates

The reunited Guns N' Roses have just announced more tour dates, specifically North American summer shows. Apart from the already announced Las Vegas and Mexico dates, they will embark on the Not In This Lifetime tour, which will see the iconic band headline stadium dates throughout the U.S. and Canada starting in Detroit at Ford Field on Thursday, June 23rd.

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Source: gunsnroses.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 03.04.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Guns N' Roses - To Play In Mexico

Guns N' Roses has added another North American show to its 2016 itinerary. The reunited band featuring singer Axl Rose alongside guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan will play in Mexico City on April 19th. As previously reported, Guns N' Roses will be one of the first acts to play the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on April 8th and April 9th.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 05.02.2016 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Guns N' Roses - To Play Two Shows In Vegas

The reunited Guns N' Roses featuring singer Axl Rose alongside guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan will be one of the first acts to play the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, set to open on April 6th. They will play at the 20,000-seat venue on April 8th and April 9th. None of the other original band members - guitarist Izzy Stradlin and drummer Steven Adler - have confirmed or commented on whether they will participate in the reunion.

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Source: gunsnroses.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 20.01.2016 by Bad English | Comments (3)


Guns N' Roses - Reunion Confirmed For Coachella 2016

As it turns out, the rumors were right about Guns N' Roses this time. The official announcement has been made and the band will perform at Coachella 2016 as headliners. The Guns N' Roses reunion will mark the first show for the band with co-founders Axl Rose and Slash since 1993. The legendary band will perform at the California-based festival on April 16th and April 23rd. Axl Rose and Slash will be featured in the lineup, with bassist Duff McKagan also involved. The rest of the lineup has not been revealed.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 05.01.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (13)


Guns N' Roses - Update Website With Classic Logo, Refuel Reunion Rumors

Every now and then, we have rumors that the classic Guns N' Roses lineup might be reuniting. However, now the reunion rumors are stronger than ever since the band's website was made to display their classic style logo. This furthers the recent speculation that the original members will come together in 2016. In fact, some sources claim that the official reunion announcement is just days away. Also, a mysterious teaser, clips of "Welcome To The Jungle" are being played over black-and-white crowd footage during the pre-trailers of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Source: billboard.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 29.12.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Guns N' Roses - Guitarist Richard Fortus Involved In Motorcycle Accident

While the reunion of the classic band line-up speculation continues almost every week, Guns N' Roses and Dead Daisies guitarist Richard Fortus recently suffered serious injuries after a motorcycle accident. He broke his shoulder blade, collar bone, six ribs, a toe, has a bruised lung, lacerated liver and a concussion but he will make a full recovery. Sadly for Dead Daisies fans, Richard Fortus will miss the band's upcoming tour dates in Australia and New Zealand due to the crash.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 30.09.2015 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Guns N' Roses - Guitarist Daren Jay Ashba Quits

Guns N' Roses have lost one of their three guitarists. Daren Jay Ashba has announced his departure from the Axl Rose-fronted outfit. He leaves the hard rock group after six years of service to focus on his band Sixx:A.M. Ashba was hired to join Guns N' Roses in 2009 following the release of Chinese Democracy to replace guitarist Robin Finck, who departed to rejoin Nine Inch Nails.

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Source: rollingstone.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 29.07.2015 by Bad English | Comments (6)