As the year end approaches, the metropolitan capital Jakarta will witness the performance of one of the most legendary names in all time history of rock music as Guns N Roses are set to stage their first time ever show in Indonesia on 15th December 2012, to be held at the D Field, Bung Karno Sport Complex, Senayan, Jakarta.
The band made a surprise announcement through its official Twitter account @gunsnroses - on 16th October 2012: “Do you know where we'll be on 12/15/12? We'll be in Jakarta BABY!” which was later followed by a release in their official website web.gunsnroses.com prompting fans frenzy on social media and internet.
Guns N Roses diehard fans and rock enthusiasts in general will surely be indulged with the distinct tunes of 90’s rock with some of the band’s legendary hits such as ‘Sweet Child o’ Mine’, ‘Welcome to the Jungle’, ‘Paradise City’, ‘Patience’, ‘Don’t Cry’, ‘November Rain’, ‘You Could Be Mine’, ‘Knockin on Heaven’s Door’, ‘November Rain’, ‘Estranged’, as well as hits from their latest album that marked the revival of the band ‘Chinese Democracy’.
Having its heyday in the 90’s, Guns N’ Roses is now only left with the charismatic high pitched lead vocalist W.Axl.Rose from the original line up. For the performance in Jakarta, Axl will be joined by the latest formation of the Band which includes DJ Ashba (guitar), Dizzy Reed (keyboards), Tommy Stinson (bass), Richard Fortus (guitar), Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (guitar), Chris Pitman (keyboards) and Frank Ferrer (drums).
Earlier in 2010, one of the most celebrated guitarists in the world and former member of Guns N Roses, Saul Hudson or popularly known as Slash already staged two successful performances in Jakarta and Surabaya.
Indika Productions, promoters of the show stated that Indonesia is the only country in South East Asia where they will perform for their tour this time. For this historical show, promoters have set ticket prices that range from IDR700, 000 for festival B, IDR1, 100,000 for festival A, and 2,000,000 for VIP. Tickets are already on sale since 17th October 2012.
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