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Guns n’ Roses Bring “Chinese Democracy” to North America

Shots of Axl Rose and Co. from the band’s first Canadian gig on January 13, 2010

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 1

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Axl Rose takes the stage for Guns n' Roses' first North American Chinese Democracy show at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 10 (bassist)

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Guns n' Roses' bassist Tommy Stinson performs at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 11

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Axl Rose conducts the crowd during Guns n' Roses' tour launch at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 12

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Axl Rose does his signature side-to-side slither at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 13

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Axl Rose onstage during the first date of Guns n' Roses' Chinese Democracy tour at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 14

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Axl Rose and Bumblefoot perform at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 15

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An explosion of pyro at Guns n' Roses' tour launch at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 2

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Axl Rose onstage at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 3

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Axl Rose flips the bird during Guns n' Roses' tour launch at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 4

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Axl Rose onstage with Guns n' Roses at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 5

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Axl Rose and guitarist DJ Ashba onstage at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 6 (drummer)

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Guns n' Roses drummer Frank Ferrer onstage at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 7

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Axl Rose rocks the mic during Guns n' Roses Canadian tour launch at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 8

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Axl Rose stands on Guns n' Roses' massive stage at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

Guns N' Roses Winnipeg: 9 (guitarists)

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Guitarists Bumblefoot and DJ Ashba onstage during Guns n' Roses' tour launch at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 2010.

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