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Duff McKagan says he wrote 59 songs for new Guns N’ Roses album

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Duff McKagan says he wrote 59 songs for new Guns N’ Roses album

Duff Mckagan, bassist for Guns N ‘Roses, recently gave Entertainment Weekly an interview. He revealed that there are no less than 59 written songs that can be used on Guns N ‘Roses’ next album.


“There are a lot of songs, I’ll tell you that. These 11 songs on this album (” Tenderness, “Duff’s album released in May 2019) were in a group, I’m not joking, of the 70 songs I wrote”.

Guns recently announced new tour dates for 2019:
  • September 25 Spectrum Center Charlotte, US
  • September 28 Louder Than Life Festival Louisville, US
  • October 1 VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena Jacksonville, US
  • October 4 Austin City Limits Music Festival Austin, US
  • October 7 Intrust Bank Arena Wichita, US
  • October 11 Austin City Limits Music Festival Austin, US
  • October 13 Exit 111 Festival Manchester, US
  • October 15 Pinnacle Bank Arena Lincoln, US
  • October 18 Estadio Jalisco Guadalajara, MX
  • October 20 Estadio Caliente Tijuana, MX
  • October 23 Chesapeake Energy Arena Oklahoma City, US
  • October 25 Voodoo Music Festival New Orleans, US
  • October 29 Vivint Smart Home Arena Salt Lake City, US
  • November 1 Colosseum at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, US
  • November 2 Colosseum at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, US

In statement the band said:

“Guns N’ Roses is bringing their outrageously successful Not in This Lifetime Tour back to the U.S this fall – and for the first time in 2019,” they said in a statement. “With fans hungry for more GNR, today the band revealed eight new dates across the United States, kicking off Sept. 25 in Charlotte, N.C. The shows include two back-to-back nights on Friday, Nov. 1, and Saturday, Nov. 2, in Las Vegas at the legendary Colosseum at Caesars Palace, their most intimate venue since the 2017 performance at the Apollo Theater.”

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