GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist RICHARD FORTUS On Performing With SLASH And DUFF McKAGAN - "I Think We All Agree It Clicked Instantly"
May 8, 2017, 2 months ago
Guns N' Roses guitarist Richard Fortus is featured in a new interview on the Fueled By Death Cast. He discusses joining the band back in late 2001 and the partial reunion of the original line-up for the ongoing Not In This Lifetime world tour.
In an unprecedented double-bill, Guns N’ Roses and The Who are teaming up for one-off show on October 1st at Estadio La Plata in Buenos Aires, Argentina. GN’R’s Nightrain pre-sale begins on May 22nd and public on-sale will commence the following day. VIP are yet to be determined.
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According to a report from Billboard, Guns N' Roses' epic Not In This Lifetime tour has raked in $230 million since its April 2016 launch, not including revenue yet to be reported from seven Asian markets during the first quarter of 2017. The North American leg alone grossed a total of $116.8 million with over one million tickets sold.
The Not In This Lifetime tour features founding G'N'R members Axl Rose (vocals), Slash (guitars) and Duff McKagan (bass) backed by drummer Frank Ferrer, guitarist Richard Fortus, keyboardist Dizzy Reed and second keyboardist, Melissa Reese.
Not In This Lifetime Tour 2017 dates:
27 - Slane Castle - Dublin, Ireland
30 - Estadio San Mames - Bilbao, Spain
2 - Passeio Martimo De Alges - Lisbon, Portugal
4 - Estadio Vicente Calderon - Madrid, Spain
7 - Letzigrund Stadium - Zurich, Switzerland
10 - Autodromo - Imola, Italy
13 - Olympiastadion - Munich, Germany
16 - London Stadium - London, UK
20 - Stadion Energie Gdansk - Gdansk, Poland
22 - Messe - Hannover, Germany
24 - Werchter Classic - Werchter, Belgium
27 - Telia Parken - Copenhagen, Denmark
29 - Friends Arena - Stockholm, Sweden
1 - Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto - Hämeenlinna, Finland
4 - Letnany Airport - Prague, Czech Republic
7 - Stade De France - Paris, France
10 - Ernst Happel Stadium - Vienna, Austia
12 - Goffertpark - Nijmegen, Netherlands
15 - Hayarkon Park - Tel Aviv, Israel
27 - The Dome at America's Center - St. Louis, MO
30 - U.S. Bank Stadium - Minneapolis, MN
2 - Sports Authority Field at Mile High - Denver, CO
8 - Miami Marlins Stadium - Miami, FL
11 - BB&T Field - Winston-Salem, NC
13 - Hersheypark Stadium - Hershey, PA
16 - New Era Field - Buffalo, NY
19 - Parc Jean Drapeau - Montreal, QC
21 - TD Place Stadium - Ottawa, ON
24 - Investors Group Field - Winnipeg, MB
27 - Mosaic Stadium - Regina, SK
30 - Commonwealth Stadium - Edmonton, AB
1 - BC Place Stadium - Vancouver, BC
3 - The Gorge - George, WA
6 - Sun Bowl Stadium - El Paso, TX
8 - Alamodome - San Antonio, TX
1 - Estadio La Plata - Buenos Aires, Argentina (with The Who)