AXL ON THE ATTACK

Frontman makes claims on Seattle radio show...

GUNS N’ ROSES frontman AXL ROSE appears

to have laid blame for the band’s cancelled VANCOUVER show

last Thursday (November 7), which wound up with disgruntled fans rioting at

the box office and clashing with police, at the feet of the promoters.

In an impromptu radio interview with Seattle rock

station KISW, he is reported to have said that he was en

route to the Canadian show when promoters pulled the plug, and that the

band’s legal representatives are looking into the incident.

Rose is reported to have said: “We were going to play a

show and the plug got pulled on us. We were fully able to meet our

commitments and we don’t really understand what happened right now, why the

show was pulled. We have a legal team looking into it, to get to the bottom

of it, and then I’ll have to sort out things about the people that bought

tickets and things like that.”

When asked by the station DJ whether he had been stuck in Los

Angeles due to bad weather, which was the reason given at the time

for the band’s no-show, Rose replied: “I was in the air, I

was in a plane on the way to the show. It gets complicated. The manager of

the building said that the doors wouldn’t open ’till he had confirmation

that we were wheels up, that the plane was in the air.” He went on to say

that it was “all kind of screwey” and alleged that the promoter pulled the

plug after he was told that Rose was on his way to the

show.

As previously reported on NME.COM, the band’s North

American leg of their ‘Chinese Democracy’ world tour

finally kicked off in Tacoma on Friday after the riot in

Vancouver.