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Guns N’ Roses: 2011 Tour Dates

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***UPDATE – 16th Nov. *** LAS VEGAS & L.A. Tour Dates Added***

Sorry for the recent silence folks – will do a proper update this evening, For now it’s time for Los Angeles and Las Vegas to get excited cause Guns N’ Roses are coming to town. The band have announced shows for December 21st (@ The Forum, LA) and 31st (The Joint, Las Vegas) so get your Christmas and New Year’s all within a few hours’ drive of each other….and several days apart. What am I talking about? Who knows!

Oh, and Axl hasn’t ruled out the option of re-uniting with the old line-up if Guns get inducted to the Rock ‘n’ Roll hall of fame. He knows some fans want to see it and isn’t against the suggestion.

***UPDATE – 1st Nov. *** Axl Rose Battling Bronchitis – But The Show Must Go On ***

According to blabbermouth (who in turn credit it to an insider from Guns N’ Roses management) has leaked that Axl Rose has been battling bronchitis and ‘Montezuma’s Revenge’ for the past few weeks. For those of you who don’t know, Montezuma’s Revenge is a nice way of saying ‘travellers diarrhea’ which Axl himself confirmed he had in a recent posting on his twitter account.

Despite this, Axl and the Guns have been kicking ass and taking names in Orlando, Miami and they’re set to do the same again tonight in Greenville, South Carolina at a special Halloween show at the Bi-Lo Centre. The last two shows have toppled the three hour mark with Axl and DJ Ashba even stopping by a sleepy VH1 crew from ‘That Metal Show’ to give an hour long interview.

America, if you haven’t bought tickets for this tour yet then you deserve a slap!

***UPDATE – 31st Oct. *** Happy Halloween Guns N’ Roses fans ***

Wishing all you fans and the band a very Happy Halloween.Hope you like this very special Axl Rose / GN’R Logo pumpkin that cause my hand much throbbing :)

***UPDATE – 30th Oct. *** Full US / Canada Tour Dates ***
As promised, the full set of dates for the American / Canadian Guns N’ Roses 2011 Tour! These have been taken just now from the official Events page on the Guns N’ Roses facebook. I thought there was a couple more but God help me if I’m going to try and collect this info from blogs and such, could be there all year trying to spot the differences, changes and general silliness and unreliability that goes with a Guns N’ Roses tour. If it’s on sale @ ticketmaster, then they’re playing so buy a ticket. All the dates are linked to the general Events page.

October 31: Bi Lo Centre, Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA
November 2: Philips Arena, Atlanta, GEORGIA
November 4: Toyota Center, Houston, TEXAS
November 5: Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas, TEXAS
November 8: Qwest Center, Omaha, NEBRASKA
November 9: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, OLKLAHOMA
November 12: Sprint Center, Kansas City, MISSOURI
November 13: Target Center, Minneapolis MINNESOTA
November 15: Allstate Arena, Chicago, ILLINOIS
November 17: IZOD Center, E.Rutherford, NEW JERSEY
November 19: Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CONNECTICUT
November 20: Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes Barre, PENNSYLVANIA
November 23: Times Union Center, Albany, NEW YORK
November 25: DCU Center, Worcester, MASSACHUSETTS
November 26: Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden NEW JERSEY
November 28: Copps Coliseum, Hamilton, ON CANADA
December 01: The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MICHIGAN
December 02:U.S. Bank Arena Cincinnati, OHIO
December 04: Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TENNESSEE
December 05: DeSoto Civic Center, Southaven, MISSISSIPPI
December 07: Covelli Centre Youngstown, OHIO
December 08: Conseco Field House, Indianapolis, INDIANAPOLIS
December 17: Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC CANADA

***UPDATE – 30th Oct. *** US Tour: 2 Dates in! ***

Well folks, they’re home! Guns N’ Roses kicked off their first US tour in five years on Friday night with a stunning 2.5 hour show at Orlando, Florida. The set included 23 songs, 5 solos and 2 jams. According to reports from fans Guns sounded amazing, blowing the crowd away. Just read the comments on the Orlando Sentinel for poof. Included in the set were Chinese Democracy classic including Better, There Was A Time, Sorry, Madagascar and Chinese Democracy as well as fan favourites Don’t Cry, Estranged, Rocket Queen, You Could Be Mine and of course ..the usual :). Excellent set and an excellent comeback from the band.

But they didn’t stop there, last night the band headlined Miami American Airline’s Arena and played an equally stunning show again with no muss, no fuss; just good old fashioned Guns N’ Roses rock ‘n’ roll. Long may it continue! The official GN’R facebook has lots of tasty snaps for ya’ll to check out. Also, several new Canadian dates and a handful of additional American ones have been announced over the past coule of weeks. Tickets There apologizes for the delay getting these up – work I’m afraid and lots of it has stopped us doing anything else. Never fear, we’ll get there.

***UPDATE – 12thOct. *** FAT / OBESE / VOICE LOST / UNRECOGNIZABLE / LOOKS AND SOUNDS HORRIBLE / FAT AXL ***

I think it’s time to get something straight that’s annoying Tickets There and probably a lot of other Guns N’ Roses fans. Axl Rose is not fat, obese, unrecognizable. He doesn’t look horrible, his voice isn’t gone…etc, etc. The people writing this shite are called the media (and dick heads). The media make money of Axl Rose by focusing only on the negative and tearing them to shreds. Nobody ever hears about all of the fantastic shows Guns N’ Roses play because the media couldn’t be arsed talking about them. They like the controversy, the juice and they’ll suck the blood of the this band as long as they can because, well; Guns N’ Roses are the band people love to hate.

For instance, now the tabloids and online blogs are claiming Axl is fat and unrecognizable on the current tour. He looked exactly the same last year when they played Europe – not sure what the story is but if they’re expecting to see a 49 year old man looking the same as he did in 1987 (when he was 24) then that’s really their problem isn’t it?

As for losing his voice, Guns have played four shows on their current South American tour (Rio, Santiago, La Plata and Rosario). The last three have gone extremely well and you need only listen to the videos to see for yourself. Rio was first and Axl didn’t have his best night. I believe you’ll find that most musicians will say the first night of a tour is never the best (never-f**king-ever actually). Maybe it should be taken for granted that Axl, like all humans may get nerves and needs time to warm up and get comfortable. it can’t be easy; jumping on stage, day 01 of tour and play to 300,000 people for two hours in the pissing rain. Get off his back or have the deceny to trwat every band the same if you must bitch.

As for the bands tardiness, well what can I say? Oh, I could say that after two decades of late shows you are a f**king retard of the highest proportions to expect anything else. If you seriously (and I mean seriously) expect GN’R to be punctual after two decades of controversy and late gigs then you really are a total loss and a dreg of mankind. I cannot get over the sher rampant stupidity of anyone that would expect this band to be on time after everything they’ve done to convince the whole world that they’ll never change. You are a total moron and you possibly need to be sterilized or shot to stop you from infecting the rest of the race with … well, whatever the hell is making you that thick. My god, sea lions learn faster than you, monkeys, snails, brick walls, dirt – everything in the world has more intelligence than you and your kind.

Now for Obese comments (you f**king pricks! Wonder how the public would react if you just started snapping regular punters in the streets a couple of pounds overweight and called them obese in the press? There’d be outrage! Axl doesn’t look for media attention and avoids it like the plague so why focus on him?). Below is a picture of an obese man(left) and Axl Rose from the Chile gig on October 5th 2011 (right). Does he look obese? Does he look terrible? No, he looks a lot younger than 49 and he’s rocking the place. Did you hear about that? No – why? Because of everything in the opening paragraph.

The haters have nothing better to do with their lives than stir shit. Axl doesn’t let it get to him and that’s an example for us all. Fuck the haters, do your own thing. Heeding that advise, this is my last word on it.

***UPDATE – 10thOct. *** Facebook Fun & More U.S. Tour Dates Confirmed

‘Love them / hate them - they ain’t changing no matter what’ seems to be the message coming from the Guns camp in their latest FaceBook update. In a posting on Saturday (Oct. 8th) the band reaffirmed that anyone who has trouble staying up late for a hard rock concert has no business being there (agreed). Here it is in full,

Love it Hate it Accept it Debate it – You want 8 o’clock shows go find F-R-I-E-N-D-S or hit a cinema somewhere.. or you wanna be informed go catch the 10 o’clock news.. this is Rock N’ Roll! Treat yourself don’t cheat yourself thinking you’re gonna go to school or work or whatever you “normally” do the next day. Oh and remember before you get high and never want to come down. “you can have anything you want but you better not take it from me!” This is Guns N’Roses and when the time is right the stage will ignite. Looking forward to sharing that with rockers soon

What do you say to that? Well Tickets There has to agree. We’ve been through it and you know what – Guns comes on and kick ass. if you need an early sleep or have somewhere to be – then don’t go and see Guns N’ Roses. No-one’s making you so deal with it.

New U.S. Tour Dates!

The tour dates have once again been updated. The good folks at ChineseDemocracy.com have posted the latest list….and so have we :)

October 28: Amway Center, Orlando, FLORIDA
October 29: American Airlines Arena, Miami, FLORIDA
October 31: Bi Lo Centre, Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA
November 2: Philips Arena, Atlanta, GEORGIA
November 4: Toyota Center, Houston, TEXAS
November 5: Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas, TEXAS  
November 8: Qwest Center, Omaha, NEBRASKA
November 9: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, OLKLAHOMA
November 12: Sprint Center, Kansas City, MISSOURI
November 13: Target Center, Minneapolis MINNESOTA
November 15: Allstate Arena, Chicago, ILLINOIS
November 17: IZOD Center, E.Rutherford, NEW JERSEY
November 19: Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CONNECTICUT
November 20: Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes Barre, PENNSYLVANIA
November 23: Times Union Center, Albany, NEW YORK
November 25: DCU Center, Worcester, MASSACHUSETTS
November 26: Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden NEW JERSEY
December 01:  The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MICHIGAN
December 04: Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TENNESSEE
December 05: DeSoto Civic Center, Southaven, MISSISSIPPI
December 07: Covelli Centre Youngstown, OHIO

If you’re in doubt about the shows then fear not. They’re f**king incredible live and the sight of Axl Rose in real life, sounding and looking great is enough to wipe any nerves away. They’re like nothing else you’ll ever see live and worth every penny. Buy a ticket, go to see them and move on with your Guns N’ Roses love!

***UPDATE – 3rd Oct. (AGAIN)*** RIO Set-List***

According to one SetList.fm user, this is the set played by Guns N’ Roses at this morning’s Rock In Rio IV show. We’ll update with change if there is any. No hint of a brand new song but with a full South American tour and a North American tour to come over the next few months, we could be looking at some new stuff popping up at some stage. Tickets There will let you know of course!

Chinese democracy
Welcome to the jungle
It´s So Easy
Mr. Brownstone
Sorry
Richard F. solo
Live And Let Die
Rocket Queen
This I Love
DJ solo (NEW)
Sweet Child O’ Mine
Estranged
Better
Dizzy Reed Solo
Street of Dreams
You Could Be Mine
November Rain
Ron Thal Solo
Knookin’ On Heaven’s Door
Nightrain
Patience
Paradise City

***UPDATE - 3rd Oct.*** Guns N’ Roses ROCK RIO ***

Well folks, they’re back! Guns N’ Roses are not long off the stage from their Rick In Rio IV headlining slot. It’s very difficult to get a proper set-list at the moment but they apparently played all the tracks from the 2010 tour with the added bonus of ‘Estranged’ being played for the first time in 18 years and ‘One In A Million’.

One of the pics included above (which have all been robbed from Chinese Democracy.com - Click for lots n lots more) is tonight’s sound desk set-list which includes two new totals ‘Going Down’ and ‘Riff Raff’. Whether these were played or not is still a mystery, but Tickets There doubts it as the boards and twitter would have lit up….not that they didn’t. A whooping 50% of all tweets for several hours there were Guns N Roses related – they still got it!

 

***UPDATE – 27th Sept.*** All 16 Confirmed Dates Now On General Sale***

The offical Guns N’ Roses Twitter confirmed it this morning – the 16 confirmed U.S. dates are now on sale through Ticketmaster.com

*** UPDATE – 26th Sept. *** – More U.S. Tour Dates Announced***

Guns N’ Roses have confirmed several more shows for their U.S. jaunt which kicks off in late October. Dates taken from Here Today…Gone to Hell (thank you ;)). Enjoy!

October 28th, 2011: Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
October 29th, 2011: Miami, FL @ AmericanAirlines Arena
October 31st, 2011: Greenville, SC @ BI-LO Center
November 2nd, 2011: Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
November 4th, 2011: Houston. TX @ Toyota Center (NEW)
November 5th, 2011: Dallas. TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
November 8th, 2011: Omaha, NE @ Qwest Center (NEW)
November 9th, 2011: Norman, OK @ Lloyd Noble Center (NEW)
November 12th, 2011: Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
November 13th, 2011: Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
November 15th, 2011: Chicago, IL @ Allstate Arena
November 17th, 2011: East Rutherford, NJ @ IZOD Center (NEW)
November 19th, 2011: Hartford, CT @ Comcast Theatre
November 20th, 2011: Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Mohegan Sun Area (NEW)
November 25th, 2011: Worcester, MA @ DCU Center (NEW)
November 26th, 2011: Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center (NEW)

*** UPDATE - 21st Sept. *** – Guns N’ Roses Announce a SERIOUS F**KING TOUR!!!!***

For anyone that got excited yesterday, wait till you see this! Guns have outlined a 21 date US tour (with upwards of another 10 shows still to be confirmed) that’ll run from October 28th until new years eve. Lots n lots of details still to be confirmed, but here’s a little bit to wet your beak. (thank you Revolver Magazine)

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

*** UPDATE - 20th Sept. *** – Guns N’ Roses Announce a TOUR!!!!***

The day American’s have been pinning for is finally here, a full on tour of their native land is in the works and due to kick off late next month! Apologies for the delay between updates but this has brought has back. If Axl and co. are planning a major trek, then we’ll be right there with them.

The last US tour occurred in 2006 and went……well-ish…well, you can see for yourself. Hopefully this time all will be well with Guns able to give American’s the same amazing show the rest of the world have been basking in since 2007. Full list of 2011 tour dates is below with many more American ones set to be added in the coming days / weeks. Keep an eye on Tickets There for updates!

Oct. 8th – Buenos Aires (La Plata)
Oct. 10th- Santa Fe (Salon Metropolotano Rosario_
Oct. 12th- Cordoba (Orfeo Superdomo)
Oct. 15th- Asuncion (Jockey Club)
Oct. 18th- Mexico City (Sports Palace)
Oct. 19th- Mexico City (Sports Palace)
Oct. 22nd- Jalisco (Telemex Arena)
Oct. 23rd- Monterrey (Arena)
Oct. 28th- Orlando, Florida
Oct. 29th- Miami, Florida
Oct. 31 – Greenville, SC – BI-LO Center

Nov. 02 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
Nov. 05 – Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion
Nov. 12 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
Nov. 13 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
Nov. 15 – Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
Nov. 19 – Hartford, CT – Comcast Theatre

*** UPDATE – 12th June *** – Guns N’ Roses Announce Chile and Argentina Tour Dates
Would love to announce that you heard it here first, but Tickets There’s been busy this week enjoying the greatest few days of 2011 (so far). While we were off our old pals, GN’R announced a couple of South American shows in October that will coincide with their already announced headlining slot at Rock In Rio IV.

That’s right, they’ll be hitting the Movistar Arena in Santiago on October 5 (Chile) and the Estadio Único de La Plata (just outside Buenos Aires) on October 8th (Argentina). Tickets are on sale for both shows later this month.

Tickets There is delighted to see the band hitting the road again so soon and hopefully we’ll have more announcements in the coming weeks.

*** UPDATE – 11th May *** – DJ Ashba Hopes Guns N’ Roses Will Play US This Year
I Read the news today Oh Boy – Mr. DJ Ashba, a man we can all agree is a legend, has spoken (a few times recently – but we’ve been lazy) about the chances of Guns N’ Roses playing the US this year. As you may have noticed, the April – May dates we posted below aren’t going ahead (unless they’re very good at keeping secrets. Who knows, maybe they’ve played a million shows but forgot to let people in or tell anyone about them).

In a comment to Metal Injection at the recent Revolver Golden Gods Awards, Ashba made the following remark about the chances of Guns N’ Roses playing more dates this year.

“Absolutely,” he replied. “We just booked [Brazil’s] Rock in Rio [festival] for October 2, but there’s talk we’re gonna be going out way sooner. And hopefully we’re gonna be [playing dates] here in the States this year. I’m hoping. That’s the plan.”

I suppose the folks in the US must be getting pretty tired of these reports but as we’ve said before, be patient. They will play eventually and it’ll be one hell of a tour when they do. Maybe everyone go out, buy a copy of Chinese Democracy, forget the old guns and embrace the new sound (or stop listening to GN’R is you can’t dig it) and the band will be there in no time.

Thanks to GNRDaily.com(the greatest GN’R site on the net) for the story.

*** UPDATE – 29th March *** – Guns N’ Roses to Headline ROCK IN RIO 4

Oh yeah, the boys (Guns N’ Roses – Duh) are going for Brazil this year to headline the Rock In Rio festival on October 2nd. They’ll be playing the festival with old pals Metallica, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and lots more. Tickets on sale now.

This is the first confirmed show by the band for 2011 with the US tour that was suggested below looking less and less likely to kick off next week (Sarcasm). Don’t worry US, they’ll play there at some point – just don’t act like a pack of assholes when they do and Uncle Axl will reward you with more frequent tours.

Don’t go getting too excited yet folks but the good lads at GNRDaily.com have posted an extensive list of rumoured US / Canadian tour dates that the legendary Guns N’ Roses just might be embarking on in 2011.

Kicking off in Atlanta on April 7th, the tour is currently scheduled to last until June with a total of 29 dates including stops in New York’s Madison Square Garden and Los Angeles Nokia Theatre.

No official word on these dates yet but Tickets There, like all Guns N’ Roses fans are hoping these are true and the US will finally get to see exactly how good the band are these days. We’ll update ye with more news as soon as we hear it.

Guns N’ Roses 2011 American / Canadian Tour Dates

April 7 – Atlanta, GA Arena at Gwinnett Center
April 9 – Orlando, FL UCF Arena
April 10 – Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum
April 12 – Raleigh, NC RBC Center
April 13 – Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
April 15 – Uniondale, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
April 16 – Boston, MA TD Garden
April 18 – Newark, NJ Prudential Center
April 20 – New York City, NY Madison Square Gardens
April 22 – Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
April 23 – Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center
April 24 – Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
April 28 – Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
April 30 – Toronto, ONT Air Canada Centre
May 5 – Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
May 7 – Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheater
May 8 – Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
May 9 – St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
May 19 – Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
May 20 – Seattle, WA KeyArena
May 22 – Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena
May 23 – Boise, ID Taco Bell Arena
May 25 – Salt Lake City, UT Energy Solutions Arena
May 26 – Denver, CO 1stBank Center
May 28 – Dallas, TX Verizon Theatre
May 29 – Houston, TX Toyota Center
May 30 – Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
June 3 – Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
June 5 – Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre

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