Report: GUNS N' ROSES To Play In Uruguay For First Time In March

According to Ultimas Noticias, GUNS N' ROSES will perform in Montevideo, Uruguay for the first time ever on March 18, 2010. The concert will be held at the 60,000-capacity Estadio Centenario and tickets — which range in price from 20 to 100 dollars — will go on sale in January.

GUNS N' ROSES' South American tour is expected to include additional stops in Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Peru

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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