Chinese Democracy may not be hitting stores anytime soon, but Axl Rose is capitalizing on his brand new 15 minutes with a pair of shows at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom.
No word yet on the lineup that will take the stage on May 15 and 17, but you can probably lay those dreams of a reunion with Slash and Duff to rest. Still, you might want to hold out some hope for Matt Sorum to take the stage, since the former Guns N’ Roses drummer blogged recently that he ran into Rose at an LA nightclub.
“I hadn’t seen him in at least 6 years,” Sorum wrote. “And it was nice to clear some things up. I told him how great of a frontman he was while I was in the band and no hard feelings from me at all. It was an all around good vibe I think.”
What fans can definitely expect is to hear some of the leaked Chinese Democracy tracks that hit the internet earlier this year.
The pair of dates will mark GNR’s first American shows since 2002, according to Newsday. Following those dates, the band will play a smattering of shows in Europe.
Tickets go on sale on April 21 at 10am via Ticketmaster, and they’ll set you back $63 each.
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