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Guns N' Roses cancel show in Costa Rica following stage collapse

Axl Rose's band's problems continue on South American jaunt

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Guns N' Roses were forced to cancel a concert in Costa Rica last night (April 9) after the stage collapsed.

The show at San Jose's Estadio Ricardo Saprissa was called off because part of the stage collapsed from the weight of the screen which the band have been using as part of their live performances.

They had planned to reschedule the gig over the weekend before jetting off to their next South American concert in Guatemala, which is scheduled for Tuesday (April 13).

But Axl Rose posted on his Twitter account earlier today (April 10) that it now looks unlikely the gig will be rescheduled.

He wrote: "3 shows 2 go!! No word on if there'll b a makeup 4 Costa Rica. Though we'd obviously rather have a had a fun show we're more than thankful the very real n' serious staging problems were discovered b4 hand n' no one was hurt.

"We're lookin' at gettin' bk 2 a place or 2 in SA asap. Hope everyone enjoyed the shows. Big thanks 2 everyone who came out n' supported us!!"

This is the second time a Guns N' Roses concert has been cancelled on their current jaunt due to the stage collapsing.

Last month the band axed a show at Rio De Janeiro's Apoteose Stadium after heavy rain resulted in a similar problem.

At a later gig in Peru another concert was almost shelved after Rose threatened to walk offstage when he was hit by an object.

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