09 Nov 2001 In an unsurprising
move Guns N' Roses have officially confirmed that they will
NOT be fulfilling their proposed European tour, as exclusively
predicted by Metalhammer.co.uk weeks, nigh on aeons ago.
In a statement made yesterday band manger Doug Goldstein
threw himself upon his sword stating:
"Following the euphoria of (the band's appearance at) Rock
in Rio, I jumped the gun and arranged a European tour as our
plan was to have the new album out this year. Unfortunately,
Buckethead's illness not only stopped the tour, but it slowed
down our progress on 'Chinese Democracy'.
"I am very sorry to disappoint our fans, but I can assure
them that this is not what Axl wanted, nor is it 'another page
from the Howard Hughes of rock,' as some media will no doubt
portray it. I made a plan, and unfortunately it did not work
Business as usual at GN'R HQ then.