|(antiMUSIC) If you were hoping for a Guns N' Roses Christmas, there is still a remote chance that will happen but we will more likely see the long awaited release of 'Chinese Democracy' in February... if things go according to current plans.
antiMUSIC spoke with long-time Guns N' Roses keyboardist Dizzy Reed this week to follow up on an interview he did with Richmond.com last month, which was picked up by some internet music news sites last week, where he said of the release of the album, "They were originally shooting for November, but it may be February now."
A lot can change in a month so we asked Dizzy what the plans look like now. He reiterated the November target and February fallback. He told antiMUSIC that the November release still has a remote possibility of happening, but the February release is more likely. However, he said that the only definite answer he could give is that it will "be out soon".
Dizzy seems confident in the final product. He told us that he heard a few of the finished tracks recently and they sound great.
Meanwhile, Dizzy isn't sitting around waiting for the release. He has spent the past few months touring with his band " Dizzy Reed's Hollywood Bulldozer". During these shows Dizzy and company treat fans to rock classics from bands like Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Cheap Trick, The Who, Bowie, The Stones and yes GNR, interspersed with a little humor between songs. The band kicks off another leg of their tour this week on the East Coast (see below).
Dizzy is the second longest standing member of Guns N' Roses, he joined the group during the "Use Your Illusion" sessions.
Dizzy Reed's Hollywood Bulldozer Tour Dates
10/20 Mexicali Blues, Teaneck, NJ
10/21 Northeastern University, Boston, MA
10/22 Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA
10/23, Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh, NC
10/ 29 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
10/30 Ned Devine's, Hernden, VA
TheRockRadio.com dedicates all day Sunday (Oct. 24) to GN'R. They'll play regular GN'R tunes as well as some live performances.
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