Guns N’ Roses has released a brand new single, their second in a month during the bands’; current run of “Not In This Lifetime” Tour dates! “Hard Skool” is a classic balls to the wall rocker in the true GNR style and more straight ahead than the prior single, “Absurd.” The band has been rumored to be releasing a new EP, GNFNR on October 1, but this information has not yet been corroborated by an official source. If the rumors are true, the EP will include “Hard Skool” and “Absurd”, which was released last month, as well as covers of “Black Hole Sun” (Soundgarden), “Wichita Lineman” (by Jimmy Webb – made famous by Glen Campbell) and “The Seeker” (The Who), all of which GN’R had previously performed live, plus a new cover of “Bennie And The Jets” (Elton John). Check back at this link to hear the song tomorrow!
Guns N’ Roses will release a new song this week, according to Spotify that has the pre-live track with artwork. “Hard Skool” is likely another reworking of a Chinese Democracy era of the band, just like the last single, “Absurd” was. GNR has been playing “Absurd” live on their current tour, and have been soundchecking “Hard Skool” according to fans who attended VIP events in Atlantic City. The band has been rumored to be releasing a new EP, GnFnR on October 1, but this information has not yet been corroborated by an official source. If the rumors are true, the EP will include “Hard Skool” and another new GN’R track called “Absurd”, which was released last month, as well as covers of “Black Hole Sun” (Soundgarden), “Wichita Lineman” (a Jimmy Webb composition that helped propel Glen Campbell to global stardom in the late ’60s) and “The Seeker” (The Who), all of which GN’R had previously performed live, plus a new cover of “Bennie And The Jets” (Elton John). Check back at this link to hear the song tomorrow!
What is the best festival experience you’ve ever had? This could mean a lot of things to a lot of people and I have had a lot of festivals under my belt as a reviewer and a fan to pull from. However, you have to just stand back in awe when a festival gets almost everything right and exceeds every potential expectation. This has happened to me one other time – at Roadburn. Having just moved to Northern California this year BottleRock Napa was definitely on my radar. When I arrived at the festival for the first day little did I know what it had in store for me.
Guns N Roses massive hit “Sweet Child O’ Mine” has surpassed one billion streams on Spotify. This comes less than two years after the song became the first music video from the 1980s to rock its way into YouTube’s Billion Views Club.Continue reading →
Guns N’ Roses has officially released the first new single since their reunion of the “Not In This Lifetime” Tour in 2016. The bands has released “Absurd” – first played live at Fenway Parkthe other day, to all digital streaming platforms. Check it out here!
Guns N Roses is back on the “Nighttrain” with the return of “Not In This Lifetime” US tour dates. Direct support will come from Wolfgang Van Halen’s Mammoth WFH. According to Rolling Stone, the trek will now kick off on July 31, 2021, at Hersheypark Stadium and will run through early October with a two-night run at the Hard Rock Live Arena in Hollywood, Florida.Continue reading →
In 2019 things were on the up for the independent LA quartet Dirty Honey; their debut single ‘When I’m Gone’ topped the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts, they toured with Alter Bridge, Guns n Roses, and The Who and sold out their first headline tour in the first two months of 2020 but then covid reared its ugly head put life on hold. Finally things are opening up again and their debut album Dirty Honey is out, and its sound is firmly rooted in 1970s rock.
Guns N Roses has announced their previously postponed summer tour dates due to the pandemic, have now been rebooked for summer 2022. Previously purchased tickets are valid for future shows. Direct support will come from Gary Clark Jr. and Turbonegro.
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.
Long in the works music documentary, “Long Live Rock… Celebrate The Chaos” will finally see its release, March 12th, 2021. The film regards itself as “a deep dive into the culture of hard rock” and features Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Slipknot, Halestorm, Korn, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Rage Against The Machine, Shinedown, Papa Roach and many more artists and bands. Filmed over the last few years at various US rock festivals, following passionate fans as they take time out from their everyday lives to commune with their ‘rock families. Long Live Rock…Celebrate The Chaos, will premiere worldwide March 12, 2021, as a WatchNow @ Home Cinema release via global distributor, Abramorama. Watch the Official Trailer now!Continue reading →