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Guns N' Roses @ Vegas - May 21-June 7


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$49.50 is really affordable, but damn it, Vegas is too far...


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"The nine-show commitment will allow concertgoers to get up-close-and-personal with Guns N’ Roses while the group performs everything from its greatest hits to a few lesser known but beloved songs."

 

What does that mean ? No real new songs then ?



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"The nine-show commitment will allow concertgoers to get up-close-and-personal with Guns N’ Roses while the group performs everything from its greatest hits to a few lesser known but beloved songs."

 

What does that mean ? No real new songs then ?

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The cringey "No Trickery!" bit aside, I actually quite like the design of this poster, looks better than the one for the last residency.

 

Also much, much better than this "design" monstrosity:

 

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I don't mind the band member photos in the background, but the lame '90s Internet font for Guns N' Roses and the awful CGI girl are just... horrific.

 

My favourite design of recent years is still the UCAP poster, finally got my UCAP T-shirt a few months ago  B-)

 

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2010: 13th Sep: Bercy, Paris; 15th Sep: L'Arc, Paris; 16th Sep: Geneva; 13th Oct: O2, London; 14th Oct: O2, London; 16th Dec: Abu Dhabi

2012: 24th Feb: Atlantic City; 25th May: Glasgow; 31st May: O2, London; 1st June: O2, London; 15th July: EXIT, Serbia;

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"The nine-show commitment will allow concertgoers to get up-close-and-personal with Guns N’ Roses while the group performs everything from its greatest hits to a few lesser known but beloved songs."

 

What does that mean ? No real new songs then ?

Silkworms and OMG?


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Prob means Better, TIL, and Catcher.


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"The nine-show commitment will allow concertgoers to get up-close-and-personal with Guns N’ Roses while the group performs everything from its greatest hits to a few lesser known but beloved songs."

 

What does that mean ? No real new songs then ?

Silkworms and OMG?

 

 

 

Prob means Better, TIL, and Catcher.

 

Well, yes, technically all existing songs that aren't greatest hits, are lesser known but beloved songs, I guess... But I do hope the setlist will be at least a bit different. We'll see next month.



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Most of the general public wouldn't be excited about new material. If they made a big deal about possibly playing new songs in the announcement, it could even deter casual fans, thinking they won't be playing as many hits. I don't think it could've hurt to just mention the band plans to debut a couple new songs (If that's indeed the case), but I think it was a wise PR move to not make it a focal point of the announcement.

 

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Most of the general public wouldn't be excited about new material. If they made a big deal about possibly playing new songs in the announcement, it could even deter casual fans, thinking they won't be playing as many hits. I don't think it could've hurt to just mention the band plans to debut a couple new songs (If that's indeed the case), but I think it was a wise PR move to not make it a focal point of the announcement.

 

If you're set on going to a Vegas gig, head on over to the Roll Call thread and let us know!

http://www.mygnrforu...2014-roll-call/

 

You're right of course. When I go to a band that I like, but am not really a huge fan of, I also want to hear the greatest hits. Or never mind that, even when I'm a huge fan, I want to hear the greatest hits.

 

Unfortunately, I won't be able to go to Vegas, bit far for me. I do hope they manage to come to Europe later though...



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Most of the general public wouldn't be excited about new material. If they made a big deal about possibly playing new songs in the announcement, it could even deter casual fans, thinking they won't be playing as many hits. I don't think it could've hurt to just mention the band plans to debut a couple new songs (If that's indeed the case), but I think it was a wise PR move to not make it a focal point of the announcement.

 

If you're set on going to a Vegas gig, head on over to the Roll Call thread and let us know!

http://www.mygnrforu...2014-roll-call/

That's a good point.

 

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Most of the general public wouldn't be excited about new material. If they made a big deal about possibly playing new songs in the announcement, it could even deter casual fans, thinking they won't be playing as many hits. I don't think it could've hurt to just mention the band plans to debut a couple new songs (If that's indeed the case), but I think it was a wise PR move to not make it a focal point of the announcement.

 

If you're set on going to a Vegas gig, head on over to the Roll Call thread and let us know!

http://www.mygnrforu...2014-roll-call/

 

You're right of course. When I go to a band that I like, but am not really a huge fan of, I also want to hear the greatest hits. Or never mind that, even when I'm a huge fan, I want to hear the greatest hits.

 

Unfortunately, I won't be able to go to Vegas, bit far for me. I do hope they manage to come to Europe later though...

 

I attended Kanye's concert in December and the people i was with were sort of pissed that he played so many new tracks ( i think he played all 8 of them).

 

When I saw Sabbath last year i was so happy that they played mainly the hits with just a few new tracks (i think 3 new songs).

 

I guess what I'm getting at is that I would love for there to be a whole bunch of new (unreleased) songs but I understand if there aren't any. I do think if that's the case then the whole setlist should be re-vamped (at least the order).


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Powerage makes a good point. People do want to hear the hits but there is a middle ground to be had. Take the Stones for example, Doom and Gloom was a good track and I'm guessing got enough airplay for people not to be disappointed with it being added to set lists. GnR will most likely never have a hit like SCOM or Jungle again but they could release material, some of which might be good enough to earn a regular place in setlists that most concert goers, casual and hardcore would be happy with.
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So what is the "big news" for today? Just tour dates+less known songs?


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So what is the "big news" for today? Just tour dates+less known songs?

 

Yes.


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