Matt Sorum Shares Throwback Photo of Slash Dressed As Buckethead, Scott Weiland Dressed As Axl Rose
Back in 2004, the members of Velvet Revolver had some fun during Halloween dressing up in different costumes. Slash dressed up as Buckethead, while Scott Weiland dressed up as 80’s Axl Rose. Matt Sorum recently shared the throwback photo on his instagram page. Check it out below!
Check out my video above about the tragic death of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland. It’s a fascinating tale in the run up to what happened in the final year of his life.
Billboard revealed the final box score from Guns N’ Roses’s recently-completed “Not in This Lifetime” reunion tour.
The band played a total of 158 live shows, sold 5,371,891 tickets and grossed a total of $584.2 million, making it the third highest-grossing live tour in the history of Billboard Boxscore.
The tour began back in 2016 and saw Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan play their first show together since Argentina in 1993.
87 from 158 shows (55%) took place in the US, Canada, and Mexico. The band also played 31 shows in Europe, 16 in Asia, 15 in South America, eight in Australia, and one in Africa. North America contributed $258.5 million and 2.3 million tickets sold, significantly ahead of $166.1 million from Europe.
Guns N’ Roses broke $10 million on five separate stops throughout the run: London, East Rutherford, Estonia, Argentina, and Brazil, while also crossing 100,000-tickets per stop on four occasions.
Prior to the reunion on Guns N’ Roses “Appetite for Democracy Tour” from 2012-2014, the band was grossing $617,000 per show. The reunion was grossing $3.7 million per show.