Guns N’ Roses release ‘The General’

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Guns N’ Roses has just released a new rock single, their second title released this year after ” Perhaps “.

Guns N’ Roses have released a new single, “ The General “. This is the rock group’s second title for 2023, after “ Perhaps », released in August.

Last month, Guns N’ Roses presented ” The General » live during their concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. The song has been circulating for years. In 2007, Sebastian Bach spoke about it in an interview: “ This is by far the heaviest piece of metal I’ve ever heard Axl play, this slow, grinding riff with these high, piercing vocals, screaming vocals. »

As ” The General “, ” Perhaps » goes back to the sessions of Chinese Democracy. This summer’s single marked the first “new” music from Guns N’ Roses since the singles ” Hard Skool ” And ” Absurd » of 2021, two other excerpts from the era Chinese Democracy which have been updated by the current, semi-reunited group.

The release of these songs comes two weeks after Axl Rose was accused of sexually assaulting a former model in his hotel room in 1989. Rose denied the allegations through his lawyer.

The band spent the summer and fall on tour, with stops at Glastonbury, the Hollywood Bowl and London’s Hyde Park. He also performed at the Power Trip in Indio, California with AC/DC and Metallica.

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