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Guns N' Roses to Perform Las Vegas Residency

Rockers set for 12 shows at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses
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August 13, 2012 11:05 AM ET

Guns N' Roses have announced their impending takeover of the Joint at Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in October for a 12-date Appetite for Democracy residency. Setlists will span the band's catalog, from their 1987 debut Appetite for Destruction to 2008's Chinese Democracy.

The Axl Rose-led lineup includes DJ Ashba, Richard Fortus and Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal on guitars; Tommy Stinson on bass; Chris Pitman and Dizzy Reed on keyboards; and Frank Ferrer on drums.

Appetite for Democracy kicks off on October 31st. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. ET on August 17th and will be available on the Joint's website.

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