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December 31st, 2016
HTGTH - 2016 Year in review
2016 was quite an eventful year for us Guns N' Roses fans. Here's a look back at, some of, the things that happened in the past 12 months. Thanks to everybody who made 2016 such an amazing experience. Happy New Year, see you in 2017!
Jarmo




2016 - Not in this lifetime....

January 4th: A Coachella graphic is posted on the Nightrain fan club forum at gunsnroses.com.

January 5th: An official announcement is made about Axl, Duff and Slash regrouping and Guns N' Roses performing at Coachella in April.

January 7th: Coachella tickets sold out in an hour.

January 19th: It's announced that GN'R will play two shows during the opening weekend at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV on April 8th and 9th.

February 2nd: A show at Foro Sol in Mexico City is announced for April 19th.

February 10th: A second Mexico City show is announced after the first one sells out.

March 25th: A video clip saying Coming Soon and listing North American cities is posted online.

April 1st: North American summer tour is announced and Guns N' Roses plays a surprise show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA. Axl breaks his foot at the show.

April 8th: Show in Las Vegas, NV at T-Mobile Arena.

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April 9th: Second show in Las Vegas, NV at T-Mobile Arena.

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April 16th: First Coachella show in Indio, CA at the Empire Polo Club. Special guest appearance by Angus Young of AC/DC.

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April 18th: It's announced that AC/DC's Rock Or Bust World Tour will continue with Axl Rose as the vocalist.

April 19th: First of two shows in Mexico City, Mexico at Foro Sol.

April 20th: Second show in Mexico City, Mexico at Foro Sol.

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April 23rd: The April shows end in Indio, CA at Empire Polo Club where GN'R headlines Coachella again. The show is dedicated to Prince.

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April 25th: A show at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA is announced as well as second nights in Chicago, IL, Foxborough, MA and East Rutherford, NJ.

May 2nd: A second show for Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA is announced after the first one sells out.

May 6th: An interview with Axl is broadcast on the BBC 6 Music Breakfast show in the UK.

May 7th: Axl and AC/DC start their European tour in Lisbon, Portugal at Passeio Maritimo De Alges.

May 10th: AC/DC and Axl have a show in Seville, Spain at Estadio De La Cartuja.

May 13th: The AC/DC tour is in Marseille, France at the Stade Velodrome.

May 16th: Axl's singing for AC/DC in Werchter, Belgium at the Werchter Site.

May 19th: Vienna, Austria and the Erns-Happel Stadium is the venue for the show with AXL and AC/DC.

May 22nd: The Rock Or Bust tour is in Prague, Czech Republic at the Letnany Airport.

May 26th: AC/DC with Axl have a show in Hamburg, Germany at Volksparkstadion.

May 29th: Axl and AC/DC are in Berne, Switzerland for a show at the Stade De Suisse.

June 1st: A show in Leipzig, Germany at the Red Bull Arena for AC/DC and Axl. It's also announced that Axl will sing for AC/DC during their North American tour in August and September.

June 4th: Axl and AC/DC have a show at The Stadium, at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, England.

June 7th: Axl took part in a Q&A session at the China Exchange in London, UK.

June 9th: Another English AC/DC show, in Manchester, England at Etihad Stadium.

June 12th: The only Scandinavian AC/DC show on this leg with Axl singing is in Aarhus, Denmark at Ceres Park.

June 15th: The last show on the European leg of the Rock Or Bust tour with Axl Rose singing is in Dusseldorf, Germany at the ESPRIT arena.

June 23rd: Guns N' Roses' Not In This Lifetime tour starts in Detroit, MI at Ford Field.

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June 26th: Show in Landover, MD at FedEx Field.

June 29th: The tour hits Kansas City, MO and the Arrowhead Stadium.

July 1st: First of two nights at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL.

July 3rd: Second show in Chicago, IL at Soldier Field.

July 6th: The tour continues with a show in Cincinnati, OH at Paul Brown Stadium. Steven Adler makes a special guest appearance on two songs (Out Ta Get Me and My Michelle). It's the first time that he has performed with GN'R since 1990.

steven_cincinnati160706 July 9th: Show in Nashville, TN at Nissan Stadium. Steven Adler makes another guest appearance on Out Ta Get Me and My Michelle.

July 12th: First of two shows in the state of Pennsylvania. The first one is in Pittsburgh at the Heinz Field.

July 13th: The band's web site announced a bunch of shows in Latin America that will take place in October and November.

July 14th: Second show in PA, this one is in Philadelphia at the Lincoln Financial Field.

July 16th: The only Canadian show on this leg is in Toronto, ON at the Rogers Centre.

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July 19th: First of two shows in Foxborough, MA at Gillette Stadium.

July 20th: Second night in Foxborough, MA at Gillette Stadium.

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July 23rd: The Not In This Lifetime tour hits the New York City area with the first of two shows at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. It's also Slash's birthday.

July 24th: Night #2 in East Rutherford, NJ at Metlife Stadium.

July 27th: Heading south, show in Atlanta, GA at the Georgia Dome.

July 29th: Show in Orlando, FL at Camping World Stadium.

July 31st: The tour visits New Orleans, LA for a show at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

August 3rd: First of two Texas shows, this one is in Arlington, TX at the AT&T Stadium.

August 5th: Show in Houston, TX at NRG Stadium.

August 9th: A chilly evening in San Francisco, CA at AT&T Park.

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August 12th: Homecoming show for Duff and Melissa in Seattle, WA at CenturyLink Field.

August 15th: The Not In This Lifetime stop in Arizona is in Glendale at the University of Phoenix Stadium.

August 17th: Shows announced for Japan and Australia. This leg will take place in January and February 2017.

August 18th: Guns N' Roses is back where it started. Show number one of two in Los Angeles, CA at the Dodger Stadium.

August 19th: Second show at home in Los Angeles, CA at the Dodger Stadium. Special guest appearance by Steven Adler on Out Ta Get Me and My Michelle.

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August 21st: Two shows announced for New Zealand for February 2017.

August 22nd: The 2016 North American leg of the Not In This Lifetime tour ends in San Diego, CA with a show at the Qualcomm Stadium.

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August 27th: The US leg of AC/DC's Rock Or Bust tour starts in Greensboro, NC at the Greensboro Coliseum.

August 30th: Axl and AC/DC have a show in Ft. Lauderdale, FL at the BB&T Center.

September 1st: Axl is back in Atlanta, GA. AC/DC has a show at the Phillips Arena.

September 4th: Brazilian TV channel Globo broadcasts an interview they did with Axl and Duff in Orlando, FL. Axl and AC/DC have a show in Columbus, OH at the Nationwide Arena.

September 6th: AC/DC and Axl have a show in Cleveland, OH at the Quicken Loans Arena.

September 9th: The Rock Or Bust visits Detroit, MI for a show at The Palace.

September 11th: Axl and AC/DC are in Buffalo, NY at the First Niagara Center.

September 14th: Axl and AC/DC are in New York, NY for a show at the legendary Madison Square Garden.

September 17th: AC/DC show in Washington, DC at the Verizon Center.

September 20th: Axl and AC/DC end this leg of the tour with a show in Philadelphia, PA at the Wells Fargo Center.

September 21st: It's announced that Guns N' Roses will return to Mexico City for a show at the Palacio de los Deportes on Tuesday, November 29th.

October 11th: Guns N' Roses announces first ever Singapore show to take place in February 2017.

October 13th: It's announced that Guns N' Roses will play Bangkok, Thailand on February 28th 2017.

October 18th: A show in Dubai in March 2017 is announced.

October 27th: Guns N' Roses takes the Not In This Lifetime tour to Latin America. The first show is in Lima, Peru at Estadio Monumental.

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October 29th: The band returns to Santiago, Chile for a show at the Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos. They played this venue in 1992.

November 1st: First show in Argentina on this leg. This one is in Rosario at Estadio Gigante de Arroyito.

November 4th: First of two nights in Buenos Aires, Argentina at River Plate Stadium. This is the same venue where the Use Your Illusion tour ended in July 1993. Steven Adler makes a special guest appearance on Out Ta Get Me.

November 5th: Second show in Buenos Aires, Argentina at River Plate Stadium. My Michelle is performed with special guest with Steven Adler.

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November 8th: The Not In This Lifetime tour hits Brazil. First show is in the south, in Porto Alegre, RS at Estádio Beira-Rio.

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November 11th: The tour continues with the first of two nights in São Paulo, SP, Brazil at Allianz Parque.

November 12th: Second night in São Paulo, SP, Brazil at Allianz Parque.

November 15th: The band is in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil for a show at Estadio Nilton Santos-Engenhao.

November 17th: Show in Curitiba, PR, Brazil at Pedreira Paulo Leminski. It's also Richard Fortus' birthday. The venue is an old rock quarry.

November 20th: Last show in Brazil on this leg of the tour. The show is in Brasília, DF at Estádio Nacional de Brasília Mané Garrincha.

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November 23rd: Show in Medellín, Colombia at Estadio Atanasio Girardot.

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November 26th: First ever Guns N' Roses show in Costa Rica. It's in San José at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica.

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November 28th: A teaser video clip saying "The machine is back at it in 2017" is published.

November 29th: GN'R returns to Mexico. The first of two nights at Mexico City's Palacio de los Deportes.

November 30th: The last show of the year is in Mexico City at Palacio de los Deportes.

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December 1st: Two additional Japanese shows are announced.

December 5th: Guns N' Roses announce 2017 European and North American shows.

 
 
 
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