Guns N' Roses To Perform At Super Bowl Music Fest
By Andrew Magnotta @AndrewMagnotta
December 6, 2019
GNR will perform January 31, 2020, on Night 2 of the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest. The fest also features DJ Khaled and DaBaby performing on Night 1 and last year's Super Bowl halftime performers Maroon 5 performing on Night 3.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers and YouTube's most-viewed band from the '80s and '90s, revealed the news Thursday via Twitter. Tickets to the general public go on sale December 9. Nightrain fan club members have access to pre-sale tickets, beginning Friday, December 6, at noon. Fans need only log into their Nightrain accounts to get the pre-sale code.
Next year will be significant for this new version of Guns N' Roses. After completing the 'Not in This Lifetime' tour, the band is making new music a priority this fall and winter. While Slash and Duff McKagan have each expressed excitement about bringing GNR forward into a new decade, there's no shortage of questions surrounding how the band dynamics might change in the studio.
While front man Axl Rose famously took a decade to complete GNR's sixth studio album, Chinese Democracy (released in 2008), and hasn't released anything new since, Slash and McKagan have remained prolific since leaving GNR in the '90s.
In addition to a number of solo albums and records with different bands, Slash released his third album with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators in the fall of 2018 and toured the world in support of it. McKagan released his third solo album, Tenderness, this past spring, and then played bass on Ozzy Osbourne's forthcoming studio album.
There are no signs of friction between the three GNR originals so far, but it's hard to say whether a new GNR release is imminent or if the band would dare play anything new during such a high profile gig as the Super Bowl Music Fest.
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