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Guns N’ Roses with special guests Thin Lizzy


  • Date: Wednesday 23rd May 2012
  • Doors Open: 7.00pm
  • Pricing: £40 & £45

The Return of Guns N’ Roses
UK Welcomes Back Rock Legends


One of the greatest rock bands of all time is back with the most anticipated tour of 2012. After selling out arenas around the globe in 2011, Guns N’ Roses – “the most dangerous band in the world” - are storming the UK this Spring.

It all coincides with the band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, an honour they nabbed as soon as they were eligible. And, as with everything related to Axl Rose and his cohorts, this tour is guaranteed to cause a stir.

Never far from controversy, but always true to the music, GNR are still the most talked about hard rock band of the past 20 years.

G ‘n’ R will be taking the ‘Night train’ to travel the country with gigs in Paradise cities including Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on Wednesday 23rd May 2012.

In a career spanning more than two decades, Guns N’ Roses have become one of the biggest bands, not only in the world, but in musical (and more importantly, rock ‘n’ roll) history. They have sold over 100 million albums worldwide and are considered one of the most influential rock bands the world has ever seen.

After rising to fame in the late 80’s and gaining worldwide recognition with their hit single Sweet Child of Mine in 1988, the band went on to release five albums including the double Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II which was the first in history to walk off with both top spots on the Billboard chart. VHI has also named Welcome to the Jungle ‘Best Hard Rock Song’ - a fitting accolade for such a rock anthem. Guns N’ Roses’ most recent release, and fifth studio album, Chinese Democracy went straight to the top of the charts in thirteen countries, as well as going platinum in 15.

The band’s live shows are always hotly anticipated and demand for tickets is never less than overwhelming, showing that their longevity in the spotlight is by no mistake and is very-much deserved. Don’t miss your change to witness the legendary Axl Rose and co live in the UK.

Thin Lizzy confirmed as support.

  • Date: Wednesday 23rd May 2012
  • Doors Open: 7.00pm
  • £40 & £45
  • Sorry, this event has now passed and ticket sales are no longer available.
  • Doors Open: 6.30pm

    Doors To Seats: 7.00pm

    Thin Lizzy: 8.00pm - 9.15pm

    Interval: 45 Minutes

    Guns N Roses: 10.00pm - 00.20am


    Based on previous Guns N Roses performances at the Metro Radio Arena and recent performances last weekend at Nottingham and Liverpool Arenas, we would like to inform our patrons that it is highly likely that Guns N Roses will not take to the stage until much later than anticipated.


    Based on this probability we would like to advise patrons to make suitable arrangements to ensure a safe journey home.

    *Please note all timings are controlled by the promoter / artist not the Metro Radio Arena.