It sounded like an April Fool’s Day joke that turned out to be the real thing: Guns N’ Roses were playing a club and tickets were 10-dollars. Fans endured long lines outside the Troubadour in Los Angeles Friday to score tickets to the surprise reunion gig featuring Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan. Guns N’ Roses also have announced the dates for what they’re billing as the Not In This Lifetime Tour. GNR will play Coachella this month, then the tour begins June 23rd in Detroit. They’ll be at Centurylink Field in Seattle , Washington Friday , August 12th . Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 8 th at 10 a.m.at LiveNation.com, and all Ticketmaster outlets.
The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences is suing an auction house over one of John Lennon’s GRAMMYs. In a story from TMZ When artists win GRAMMY Awards they must sign an agreement never to sell their trophy, yet somehow Gotta Have It! Collectibles in New York has gotten their hands on what they say is the trophy Lennon won for writing the 1966 tune, “Michelle.” And they’re selling it for $40,000.
What better way to celebrate 40 years than with a reunion? Foreigner’s Mick Jones says he’s in talks with vocalist Lou Gramm to get the gang back together for their anniversary. “It’s quite possible. We’ve actually been talking about it,” Jones says. “I’m not at a point where I can say it’s definitely going to happen, but we’re trying to make it happen.” He and Gramm had a falling out in 2003, but were able to bury the hatchet back in 2013. “My people and myself are physically putting it together now,” Jones adds. “Trying to find the right venues that would make sense for us.” In the meantime, the current lineup, which is fronted by Kelly Hansen, is planning on releasing new music next year. We’ll keep you posted
We told you about Exhibitionism, the collection of rare and unseen Rolling Stones memorabilia spanning their 50-year career, including instruments, letters, posters and costumes. Opening day is tomorrow at London’s Saatchi Gallery and the band was planning on playing a few songs on the lawn in front of the gallery to celebrate, but locals were not on board. “There was a plan to do four or five numbers on the lawn but the Chelsea Residents’ Association poo-pooed (disputed) that,” Keith Richards tells Britain’s The Sun newspaper. “How generous of them. It would have only been four or five songs.”