Guns N Roses are launching a new video podcast series, “GNR: The First 50 Gigs” – an archive of the band’s first 50 shows, have already been recorded and are in post-production. The show will be hosted by Marc Canter, who grew up best friends with Guns N Roses members Slash and Axl Rose, and the first two episodes are already done and complete and a snippet of episode one is available below.
Guns N Roses has shared new footage of part of the band’s 2019 performance at Exit 111 Festival! Exit 111 was held in Manchester, Tennessee, and was on hiatus for 2020, before the pandemic happened to improve the grounds for 2022. The 32-minute clip is part of the Gunners web series- “Not In This Lifetime Selects” featuring highlights from their “Not In This Lifetime” tour. The mostly sold-out tour for the last four years has been one of the highest-grossing tours of all time. GNR is said to be working on new music for a hopeful 2021 release. Check out our review of Exit 111 fest here. Watch the band cover Soundgarden, Wings, and Bob Dylan.
In a new interview, Sons of Apollo and former Guns N Roses guitarist and songwriter Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal believes that the much-maligned Chinese Democracy album will gain more acceptance over time from fans and critics alike. Thal was in GNR from 2006 to 2014 was the featured guitarist on Chinese Democracy. The album took over ten years to complete as a reported cost of one million dollars. As reported by Radio Station Q104.3, in a recent interview with Music Is Win’s Tyler Larson, Thal pointed out that the conversation around Chinese Democracy had been tainted for years before the album actually arrived. But that doesn’t change the fact that the music is good. He noted that some of the stigma of the album has to do with the GNR acrimony over their issues, and not the music on the album, or GNR leader W. Axl Rose.
Guns N Roses continues to plot a post-pandemic tour schedule after rebooking numerous tour dates worldwide. Now they have booked dates for November 2021 for Australia and New Zealand. The eight-date tour covers all the major cities in both countries and sees a return to the south pacific for the band. Started in 2016, the “Not In This Lifetime” tour is one of the highest-grossing tours of all-time. We are still waiting for GNR dates to get rebooked for the USA. Continue reading
Guns N’ Roses have teamed with Jersey Jack Pinball--the American-made, #1 industry leader in pinball–to design their very own groundbreaking Guns ‘N’ Roses ‘Not In This Lifetime’ pinball game based on the classic iconography of the band and named for their current tour, one of the best selling concert tours of all time. The game features 21 GNR classics, a custom light show, and live videos of their tour performances on a 27″ screen. The new Guns N’ Roses pinball game elevates the beloved American pastime–which is going through a resurgence worldwide–with innovative new technology, design and sound. The new Guns N’ Roses ‘Not In This Lifetime’ pinball game is made for players, collectors, and newcomers to pinball and is available now, at the link below. Watch and share the new Guns N’ Roses pinball game trailer, below.
New York City Rock band PSSR has some famous members trying to do justice to the greatest names in NYC rock history such as KISS, The New York Dolls, The Strokes, The Ramones, Living Colour, and The Velvet Underground. Capturing the spirit of those bands and haunts such as t just the bands, CBGB’s, Fillmore East, The Mercury Lounge and Bowery Ballroom, PSSR is comprised Eric J, on vocals and guitar, Guns N” Roses drummer Frank “Thunderchucker” Ferrer, and bassist Brett Bass (Greg Allman), and lead guitarist/producer Rob Bailey (Delta Goodrem, David Johansen). Check out two new singles “Busted” (also with a new video) and “Push’! A third, “Last Time”, will drop late July. “Busted” features Ferrer”s Guns N” Roses bandmate Richard Fortus on guitar and introduces the band with tough defiant lyrics and vocals over a gritty NYC rock backdrop. Check them out!Continue reading
In a new interview with Rolling Stone Magazine, Melissa Reece talked about how she joined Guns N Roses in 20016 as a keyboard player and backup singer. She discussed how she got inducted into the band, what it was like to break the glass ceiling of the male-dominated world of glam rock with the biggest band in the world and why it’s a bad idea to swallow your own vomit on stage. The band had their runaway successful “Not In This Lifetime Tour”, interrupted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Continue reading
Guns N’ Roses canceled their spring and summer tour dates for the 2020 European leg of the “Not In This Lifetime” tour. The band made an announcement today via social media from assist Duff McKagan, which you can see below. The trek, which began three and a half years ago, recently became the No. 3 highest-grossing tour in the history of Billboard Boxscore. Tickets go on sale on December 18 at 9 a.m. local time. Launched in April 2016, “Not in This Lifetime” features classic-lineup members Slash, McKagan and singer Axl Rose backed by guitarist Richard Fortus, drummer Frank Ferrer, keyboardist Dizzy Reed and second keyboardist Melissa Reese.
Guns N Roses has announced rescheduled tour dates for later in 2020, for the shows they had to postpone due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic outbreak. he new shows will take place in November and December, with all original tickets honored for the rescheduled dates. Guns N Roses tweeted out a video with a link to the tour page on the band’s official web site and included the following message: “GNR fam, we’re announcing new rescheduled #GNR2020 tour dates. Hold onto your tickets, see you soon” Launched in 2016, the “Not In This Lifetime” tour, which began four years ago, recently became the No. 3 highest-grossing tour in the history of Billboard Boxscore.Continue reading
Fresh off their performance in Miami this weekend with Snoop Dogg before SuperBowl 54, Guns N Roses has announced nineteen additional tour dates if their Not In This Lifetime tour. Confirmed to kick off in the New York/New Jersey area at Met Life Stadium on July 18th and in Boston on July 21st at the legendary Fenway Park and end in Missoula, MT on August 24th. GNR will return to many cities they first played on the first leg of their comeback tour in 2016, and there are gaps in the schedule so perhaps more dates will get added. Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 7th at the link below! Continue reading