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Press Release: GUNS N' ROSES Announce First U.S. Tour in Five Years

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DATE: 08/09/11

TITLE: GUNS N' ROSES Announce First U.S. Tour in Five Years


Guns N’ Roses have officially announced that they will be playing their first U.S. tour in five years at the tail end of 2011. The tour will feature more than 30 concerts with the band playing two-and-a-half-hour sets to display their full range of hits. Currently the tour is scheduled to run from October 28 through to New Year’s Eve.

While much of the schedule information has yet to be announced, here is what’s currently available:

10/28 Orlando, FL, Amway Center Arena

10/29 Miami, FL, American Airlines Arena

10/31 Greenville, SC, Bi-Lo Center Arena

11/02 Atlanta, GA, Phillips Arena

Houston, TX

11/05 Dallas, TX, Gexa Energy Pavillion

Omaha, NE

Tulsa, OK

11/12 Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center Arena

11/13 Minneapolis, MN, Target Center Arena

Chicago, IL, All State Arena

East Rutherford, NJ

Hartford, CT

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Worcester, MA

Camden, NJ

Detroit, MI

Cincinnati, OH

Nashville, TN

Indianapolis, IN

Denver, CO

~Keep an eye on mygnrforum.com for further updates and on sale times~

SOURCE: http://www.revolvermag.com/news/guns-n-roses-announce-first-u-s-tour-in-five-years.html

RELATED DISCUSSION: http://www.mygnrforum.com/index.php?showtopic=179112&st=0

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SEP 21, 2011


Guns N’ Roses have announced today they’ll be doing their first US tour in 5 years, kicking off October 28th in Orlando, Florida. The band will perform more than 30 concerts in the U.S. – fueled by Monster Energy - from October to New Year’s Eve. Before hitting the states, GNR will tour Latin America, starting with a sold out, headline slot for the closing day of the Rock in Rio festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 2nd , for 75,000 fans.

Guns N’ Roses are Axl Rose, DJ Ashba (guitar), Dizzy Reed (keyboards), Tommy Stinson (bass), Richard Fortus (guitar), Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (guitar), Chris Pitman (keyboards) and Frank Ferrer (drums). GNR spent most of 2010 touring the globe, performing 71 shows in over 30 countries.

The two and a half hour show played to rave reviews everywhere including South America, Canada, Europe and Southeast Asia, playing close to one million fans worldwide.

Axl Rose started Guns N’ Roses over 25 years ago. Since that time, they have become one of the biggest bands in music history, selling over 100 million albums worldwide. GNR’s “Appetite For Destruction” has sold over 28 million albums in the United States alone.

The band’s most recent release, Chinese Democracy debuted #1 on the charts in thirteen countries. Chinese Democracy was released on Black Frog/Geffen Records in November 2008 and reached 3 times Platinum in Canada, Platinum in Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, UK, Argentina, New Zealand and South Africa. The album is Gold in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Hungary, Holland, Sweden, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Brazil and Colombia. In the U.S., the album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on February 3, 2009.


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