The American hard rock band Guns N’ Roses would begin their 2017 Australian tour at QSAC Stadium in Nathan, on Brisbane’s southside. The tour, dubbed Not In This Lifetime, will also play in Sydney, Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne.
This is the first time Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan have played Brisbane. This would also be the first time the band toured Australia since 1993.
According to the Courier Mail, tickets are still available at all price points. The diamond standing and reserved seating areas, which cost $362 each, are still available so as the silver reserve stands, which have been decreased down to $79.90 each ticket. But the premium packages that include perks such as a backstage tour and front row seats as well as VIP access to the pits have sold out, selling at $850 per ticket.
According to reports, Guns N’ Roses played songs such as “Chinese Democracy,” “Welcome To The Jungle,” “You Could Be Mine,” “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and other classics during the Asian leg of their Not In This Lifetime Tour. Moreover, they also sang covers of Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, Wings and The Who.
Guns N’ Roses is one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time. The band has released six studio albums. Overall, their sales have totaled to 100 million records sold all over the globe. This also includes shipments of 45 million in the United States.
Their debut album alone, Appetite for Destruction, which was released 1987, have sold 30 million copies worldwide. The album also reached the top spot on the Billboard 200 in 1988. The album is one of the best best-selling debut albums of all time.
Their twin albums Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II have sold 35 million copies worldwide combined. They ranked at number two and number one, respectively, on the Billboard 200. Music Feeds predicts that some of the following songs would be played during the Guns N’ Roses Australian Tour:
- It’s So Easy
- Mr Brownstone
- Chinese Democracy
- Welcome To The Jungle
- Double Talkin’ Jive
- Live And Let Die (Wings Cover)
- Rocket Queen
- You Could Be Mine
- Attitude (Misfits Cover) or New Rose (The Damned Cover)
- This I Love
- Civil Far
- Slash Guitar Solo
- Speak Softly Love (From ‘The Godfather)
- Sweet Child O’ Mine
- Used To Love Her
- Get Ta Get Me
- Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd Cover)
- November Rain
- Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (Bob Dylan Cover)
- Patience – ENCORE
- The Seeker (The Who Cover) – ENCORE
- Paradise City – ENCORE