Report: GUNS N' ROSES To Play Bogotá In March

According to Estereofonica, GUNS N' ROSES will perform at Parque Simón Bolívar in Bogotá, Colombia at the end of March as part of the band's South American tour. The exact date for the Bogotá concert has not yet been confirmed.

The Brazilian edition of Rolling Stone magazine reported earlier in the week that GUNS N' ROSES will play five shows in Brazil between March 7, 2010 and March 16, 2010.

GUNS N' ROSES has just completed a four-date tour of Asia and is slated to launch a Canadian tour in January.

The band has not booked any U.S. dates yet.

GUNS N' ROSES' last world tour, in 2006 and 2007, took in 60 shows in 26 countries and was the band's first full tour since 1993.

In addition to sole original member Rose, the current lineup of the band includes guitarists DJ Ashba, Ron Thal and Richard Fortus, bassist Tommy Stinson, keyboardists Dizzy Reed and Chris Pitman and drummer Frank Ferrer.

GUNS N' ROSES' latest album, "Chinese Democracy", was released in November 2008 as a Best Buy exclusive, 17 years after the last all-original GUNS sets, "Use Your Illusion I" and "II". The album was a commercial disappointment, selling less than one million copies in the U.S. (according to Nielsen SoundScan) despite the long wait.

China Times has uploaded a two-minute video report (see below) on GUNS N' ROSES' December 11, 2009 concert in Taipei, Taiwan, marking the band's first performance in support of its 2008 CD, "Chinese Democracy".


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