On June 30, 2010, Jason Saulnier of the "Good Time Metal Oldies" radio show conducted an interview with GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below.
"Good Time Metal Oldies" airs Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. EST on CIFA 104.1 FM in Nova Scotia and Tuesday nights at 7:00 p.m. EST on Pure Rock Radio.
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Interview Part 2:
GUNS N' ROSES will make its first U.S. concert appearance in four years and only one of 2010 when it headlines the fifth and final night of the Rock 'N Rev Festival at the 70th annual Sturgis Bike Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota on Friday, August 13. GUNS N' ROSES will be joined on the bill that evening by original headliner ALICE IN CHAINS, REV THEORY and CHARM CITY DEVILS.
Also newly announced for the festival is DAUGHTRY, who will appear on Thursday night (August 12) right between HINDER and that night's headliner, 3 DOORS DOWN.
Other acts confirmed to appear include Monday night (August 9) headliners GODSMACK, Tuesday night (August 10) toppers CREED and Wednesday night's (August 11) showclosers, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS.
Also performing will be THREE DAYS GRACE, HELLYEAH, CAGE THE ELEPHANT, SKILLET, WOLFMOTHER, THE EAGLES OF DEATH METAL and more.
Tickets for the Rock 'N Rev Festival are $45 per day or $150 for a five-day pass and are on sale now through Ticketmaster or the festival web site.
GUNS N' ROSES last toured the U.S. in 2006, and has not played any American shows since the November 2008 release of its "Chinese Democracy" album.