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  1. On 1/13/2020 at 3:18 PM, dontdamnmeuyi2015 said:

     

    This year I got the new Christmas sweater with GNR on it with Santa hats. I washed it inside out and line dried it. Looks great. Nice a heavy sweater and doesn't itch like some sweater.

     

    I got the new Christmas sweater also, I love it. It was my favorite Christmas gift this year. Hoping to wear it more for Christmas 2020


  2. 7 hours ago, RussTCB said:

    Yeah, I doubt they'll air anywhere near the whole show. 

    We'll get a better idea once the TV listings are up for that week. The person who posted on HTGTH said that it'll be aired at 11pm on 01/31, but to be honest that doesn't make any sense. 

    The GN'R show itself would just be finishing up at 11pm, right? Plus the Maroon 5 show doesn't happen until the night after though. 

    Again, we'll know more once there's actual TV listings out for that week. 

    Pretty sure it's being aired at 11PM EST on 2/1 (Saturday night) on FOX


  3. It's my opinion that if the band doesn't get new music out this year, Slash will bolt. He's the kind of guy that wants to stay productive. Sure, he loves being out on the road and performing, but he also likes being in the studio, recording new material.

    I don't think the money he's stockpiling from the NITL tour would be enough to make Slash happy enough if the GN'R plan was to just play shows with the same songs night after night. The linactivity in the studio is basically what caused him to leave in 1996.

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  4. On 11/21/2019 at 5:18 PM, Stlconcerts said:

    My box is #3256 so if there is 10k assuming they did them in numerical order theres a lot of bits and pieces left over lol.

    I received mine on day one (6/29/18). My number was 3642. That pissed me off then, and the fact that you received a lower number 18 months later pisses me off.

    If they had taken the time and courtesy to release them in numerical sequence, mine almost certainly would have been one of the first 500.

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  5. I got a bunch of things for Christmas from family that were purchased on the official website.

    Got the holiday sweater, which I love. Also got three of the puzzles--the AFD banned cover, and the two Illusion puzzles.

    Got the Maxfield "Guns N' Roses Was Here" hat, and the 1:32 tractor trailer truck.

    Only thing I wanted but didn't get was the red AFD cassette, because I already had the vinyls from the Locked N' Loaded set, and didn't need them again. I wish they had offered the cassette seperately.

     

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  6. 6 hours ago, Towelie said:

    It's funny how some folks happily accept a band with Melissa Reese, Frank Ferrer, Richard Fortus and Dizzy Reed as GNR, but any lineup from 01-14 was fake.

    Dizzy Reed, in the band since 1990.

    Ferrer, in the band since 2006, I think?

    Fortus, in the band since 2002?

    Those three have technically been in Guns N' Roses longer than Slash and Duff.

    The band is excellent as-is. People wanted as much of the classic era members as possible, and we managed to get Duff, and in some kind of miracle, Slash. I can happily accept this lineup as Guns N' Roses.


  7. 56 minutes ago, Azifwekare said:

    From what I can tell, the Maxfield stuff was from a pop up shop and is now "available for the first time ever online", meaning they inevitably had piles of shit left over that they couldn't sell.

    I like the 'Guns N' Roses Was Here' cap. Appears to be sold out, which I guess is proof that it wasn't too gaudy looking.


  8. From my perspective, the band is making up for years of missed opportunity. I certainly have been the optimist about a new record, and while I was disappointed that 2019 didn't bring anything new, these tour dates (without "Not In This Lifetime" attached) would strongly suggest, in my opinion, that they will be touring in support of new material.

    January 31st is interesting, because with it being the first show since NITL ended, I would fully expect something new to be introduced, especially to an audience in town for the Super Bowl. It would definitely cause media buzz.

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  9. 16 hours ago, username said:

    SharedImage-96469.jpg?t=e4037a674633bf3a

    "Oh boy! A Jigsaw Puzzle of a women getting raped and murdered by a robot! Just the thing I wanted for my child this Christmas!"
     - Absolutely fucking nobody, ever

     

    This messages was brought to you by the hardworking moneygrabbers of Team Brazil. 

    I happen to like this puzzle, and will buy it if I don't receive it as a gift for Christmas


  10. A band whose debut album was impossible to ignore. A real rock n' roll record in an era otherwise dominated by hair metal.

    Swagger of the Rolling Stones, vintage guitar crunch of Aerosmith and AC/DC, attitude of The Sex Pistols. They took these elements and managed to be unique.

    As said by others, a band greater than the sum of its parts.

     

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  11. On 12/3/2019 at 6:08 AM, GNRfanMILO said:

    Even in 2014 when it was announced that Duff would replace Tommy for a couple of shows, the ticket sales basically didn’t improve at all. Axl and Duff played to a half empty second division football team stadium here in Argentina.

    It was always about Slash. Even if you loved the CD era (which I did, and do), that’s just the plain truth.

    I agree 100%.

    Axl could have brought Duff, Izzy, and Steven back into the fold for Not In This Lifetime, and it wouldn't have succeeded as much as it did having Slash back.

    Axl/Slash is what Jagger/Richards, Page/Plant, Tyler/Perry, and Roth/Van Halen were to their respective bands. It makes all the difference.

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  12. 10 hours ago, Sydney Fan said:

    I hope next year touring is because of new music.

    We've still got a month left in 2019, the possibility of new music this year still exists. I strongly believed the band would release something new this year, and while there's been no whispers of that actually occurring, it's not impossible.

    In 2020? Yes, I think any touring will be accompanied with new material, whether it be one song, a few, or a whole record's worth.

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  13. The merch website's been updated with a bunch of new things:

    Christmas sweater!

    Ornaments!

    Puzzles of the two Appetite album covers, plus Use Your Illusion I and II (I like these)!

    Also new are seperate shot glass/vinyl bundles. One features  all four LP vinyls from the Locked N' Loaded set. The other has all the 7" singles from Locked N' Loaded. Surprisingly, they are affordably priced.

    Check it out.

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  14. I think it finally concludes tonight. If the rumors are to be believed, there's a new album coming by the end of March, so there's no reason to call the next tour "Not In This Lifetime", right?

    Sure, in the eyes of most fans, it dragged on for too long with generally repeated set lists. Still, it was just about four years ago when we learned that Axl and Slash had mended fences, which led to the speculation that there could be a reunion. Something that seemed impossible for so many years. So, when you look at it that way, every time they take the stage together, it is a gift.

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  15. I got my laundry bag mystery bundle today, and was pleasantly surprised by it's contents.

     

    I got the white/green ringer tee that reads "Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction" on the front. Also received the white trucker hat with the logo embroidered on the front.

    They threw in two stickers, one of which is now my avatar. The other is a sticker of the banned Appetite cover.

    Was really impressed with the laundry bag itself. The canvas material is pretty rugged, and the bullet logo is larger than it looked on the merchandise website.

    I'd post pictures, but I can't figure out how to post URL's, wish I could just copy and paste.

    Worth the money I spent, in my opinion.

     

     

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