Guns N’ Roses Announce First U.S. Tour In Over 5 Years!

Written by on September 22, 2011 in Music Reviews, September 22, 2011 - 1 Comment

Two And A Half Hour Show To Feature All Their Hits

Los Angeles, CA (September 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.

The tour is scheduled to hit the following cities:

  • Oct 28 Orlando, FL @ Amway Center Arena
  • Oct 29 Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena
  • Oct 31 Greenville, SC @ Bi-Lo Center Arena
  • Nov 2 Atlanta, GA @ Phillips Arena
  • Houston, TX
  • Nov 5 Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavillion
  • Omaha, NE
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Nov 12 Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center Arena
  • Nov 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

More dates, cities and venue information to be announced very soon.

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