September 2, 2010 9:02

Axl Rose bottled offstage at Guns N' Roses' Dublin gig

Band walk off after 20 minutes, but return to complete set

Axl Rose bottled offstage at Guns N' Roses' Dublin gig

Photo: Tom Martin/NME

Guns N' Roses were bottled by fans last night (September 1) at the Dublin O2 venue.

They left the stage as a result, after playing for just 20 minutes, but returned later to complete their show.

Axl Rose's band were over an hour late onstage for the performance, reports BBC Newsbeat. During 'Welcome To The Jungle', Rose stopped the song and addressed the crowd.

"If you don't want to have fun, all you've got to do is let us know," he said. "We've got no problem - we'll go on our way." Three songs later they left the stage.

A member of the venue staff then addressed the crowd, saying they were "trying hard" to get the frontman to agree to return to the stage. After a 35-minute break the band did return to complete their set, but by this time many fans had left the venue.

To see fan footage of the incident scroll down.

Guns N' Roses were an hour late onstage at Reading Festival last Friday (August 27), then staged an onstage protest when their sound was pulled. Two days later, at Leeds Festival, the band were half an hour late onstage and slammed the promoters for not letting them play longer.

Guns N' Roses played:

'Chinese Democracy'
'Welcome To The Jungle'
'It's So Easy'
'Mr Brownstone'
'Live And Let Die'
'Rocket Queen'
'Richard Fortus Guitar Solo'
'This I Love'
'You Could Be Mine'
'Sweet Child O' Mine'
'Dizzy Reed Piano Solo'
'Street Of Dreams'
'Knockin' On Heaven's Door'
'November Rain'
'Bumblefoot Guitar Solo'
'DJ Ashba Guitar Solo'
'Ballad Of Death'
'Paradise City'

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