Guns N’ Roses will be embarking on their South American tour in the fall of 2022. Gun N’ Roses have already toured in Mexico, Asia, and Australia/New Zealand, will also be looking to entertain their South American fans, leaving no one out.
Guns N’ Roses was formed in Los Angeles in 1985, and most of the founding members are still in the band to date. The founding members were Axl Rose (Vocalist), Slash (lead guitarist), Izzy Stradlin (rhythm guitarist), Duff Mckagan (bassist), and Steven Adler (drummer). The current members of the band are Axl Rose, Slash, Duff Mckagan, Richard Fortus (guitarist), Frank Ferrer (drummer), Dizzy Reed (keyboardist), and Melissa Reese (keyboardist). The band has experienced huge successes in its 37 years, topping charts, selling millions of albums, and winning numerous awards along the way.
South America 2022 Tour
The tour, set for South America in the fall of 2022, will kick off on September 1, 2022, and end on October 12, 2022. The tour dates and venues are as follows:
- Arena Da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil (September 1, 2022)
- Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil (September 4, 2022)
- Rock in Rio Festival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (September 8, 2022)
- Estádio Serra Dourada em Goiânia in Brazil (September 11, 2022)
- Estádio do Mineirão in Belo Horizonte, Brazil (September 13, 2022)
- Arena Eurobike in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil(September 16, 2022)
- Hard Rock Live in Florianopolis, Brazil (September 18, 2022)
- Pedreira Paulo Leminski in Curitiba, Brazil (September 21, 2022)
- Allianz Parque in São Paulo, Brazil (September 24, 2022)
- Arena do Grêmio em Porto Alegre, Brazil (September 26, 2022)
- Estadio River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina (September 30, 2022)
- Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, Uruguay (October 2, 2022)
- Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile (October 5, 2022)
- Estadio San Marcos in Lima, Peru (October 8, 2022)
- Estadio Nemesio Camacho El Campin in Bogota, Colombia (October 11, 2022)
- Estadio Nemesio Camacho El Campin in Bogota, Colombia (October 12, 2022)
Guns N’ Roses, as they have done in the past, will be hoping to amass large crowds in South America. The tour promises to be an amazing one which will see fans of the band from all over South America come to dance, make new friends, create memories through videos that can be later edited with final cut pro, and definitely sing along to their favorite songs off the band’s numerous albums.
Guns N’ Roses has had many successful tours
Naturally, the band is no stranger to going on tour, as they have been able to enjoy a number of them with great success in the past.
Guns N’ Roses has embarked on seven tours in the past, with The Early Days of Guns N’ Roses Tour (which lasted from 1985 to 1987), Appetite for Destruction Tour (which ran from 1987 to 1988), Use Your Illusion Tour (1991 to 1993), Chinese Democracy Tour (which they were on for ten years; from 2001 to 2011), Up Close and Personal Tour (which was in 2012), Appetite for Democracy (which ran for two years, from 2012 to 2014), Not in This Lifetime Tour (2016 to 2019).
However, we will now see them continue their Guns N’ Roses 2020 Tour in South America (which started in January 2020 and will end in 2022). The tour was meant to run in 2020 but was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
How successful has the band been?
The band’s first studio album; Appetite for Destruction was released in 1987, which included their hit songs, “Sweet Child o’ Mine”, “Welcome to the Jungle” and “Paradise City”. The album was successful, with their song “Sweet Child o’ Mine” hitting number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The album also sold thirty million units worldwide, with a substantial portion coming from the United States. Their next studio albums, which included the most expensive Rock album in history titled “Chinese Democracy” (2008) were equally successful, topping the charts and selling millions of units.
Acknowledging the band’s successes, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and are regarded as one of the best-selling acts in history, having sold more than one hundred million records all over the world. Over the course of their career the band earned the nickname and reputation as “the most dangerous band in the world”.
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