Last night (Friday, August 27), GUNS N ROSES played the first rock concert at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, a 65,000-seat venue run by the Las Vegas Raiders. The show was part of the band’s American tour, which began on July 31 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Support on the walk comes from Wolfgang Van Halen‘s MAMMUT WVH.
Before the Allegiant concert, the most recent GUNS N ROSES show in Las Vegas was the band’s appearance at the Caesars Palace Coliseum in November 2019, a three-hour performance that closed its “Not in this life” excursion.
When GUNS N ROSES‘Allegiant concert was announced for the first time, Kurt Melien from Living nation, who produced the concert, said in a statement: “As the largest concert promoter and lead resident promoter in Las Vegas, we had to go big for our first show at Allegiant Stadium. GUNS N ROSES and the Assailants goes back to the 80s, when the band was just getting started in Los Angeles, so that he could bring them to the team’s new home and have such incredible support from the Assailants it is a real honor «.
Nicknamed «¡We’re F’N Back!», GUNS N ROSES‘The current tour comes immediately after the “Not in this life” career that began in April 2016 and became the # 3 highest grossing tour in Billboard Boxscore history.
As was the case with “Not in this life”, the current GUNS N ROSES tour features members of the classic lineup Oblique bar (guitar), Duff McKagan (low) and Axl Rose (voice) backed by guitarist Richard Fortus, drummer Frank Ferrer, keyboard player Dizzy Reed and second keyboard player Melissa Reese.
The massive touring production will conclude with two shows in Hollywood, Florida at the Hard Rock Live Arena on October 2-3, 2021.
August 6th GUNS N ROSES officially released a new song called “Absurd” across all digital music providers. The studio version of “Absurd” – which is a reworked version of an unreleased GN’R track called “Silkworms” – came three days after the band played the tune live for the first time during their concert at Boston’s Fenway Park.
WEAPONS launched his long-awaited and rumored reunion tour with an April 2016 club show in Hollywood and appearances in Las Vegas and California’s Coachella festival.
The band is reportedly now working on a new studio album, the first under the WEAPONS banner since 2008 “Chinese democracy” and the first to present Rosa, Oblique bar and McKagan From 1993.
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