Band returns Down Under in fall 2022
Guns N Roses is returning to Australia and New Zealand in November 2022, after delaying the trek by a year due to pandemic-related government ordinances. The band — with reunited original members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan — will spend a month Down Under starting November 18th in Perth. Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Wellington and Auckland are on the bill through December 10th.
“Australia & New Zealand! We’re coming back with a bigger and better show with new dates in November and December 2022. Plus, we’ve added a new show at Eden Park, Auckland! Until showtime, let’s rock out to Hard Skool,” the band shares on social media.
Nightrain presale tickets on-sale on Friday, October 1st at 10 am NZDT. General public on-sale begins, Thursday, October 7th at 10 am NZDT via the band’s website.
Last week, the band announced the postponement of the October 2021 Mexican tour dates due to government restrictions. The rockers were set to perform three shows in Mexico in October 2021, but have will now perform sometime in 2022 as dates and routing are currently being scheduled.
In April, GNR postponed its 2021 European tour dates to 2022 with the addition of Gary Clark Jr as support. The band will now kick off the trek on June 4, 2022 with new dates in Norway, Czech Republic, Poland, Netherlands, and Italy.
The band is in the midst of their US summer tour following a slew of rescheduled dates and 14 additional new shows at stadiums and arenas. The trek wraps with two shows in Hollywood, FL at the Hard Rock Live Arena on October 2nd & 3rd. Wolfgang Van Halen’s Mammoth WVH is making their touring debut on the Live Nation-produced trek.
The band has released two new tracks since reuniting with three original members in 2016. Both are outtakes from the 2008 Chinese Democracy album. “Absurd” and “Hard Skool” will be released on 7-inch vinyl, cassette and CD with two live tracks in February 2022.