Axl Rose Soldiers Through Severe Illness to Complete GNR Show (Video)
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Axl Rose powered through illness to finish a Guns N’ Roses show in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night (Nov. 24).
“They’ve got me on IVs and a bunch of injections because I got sick today,” Rose told the crowd. ” I’ve been throwing up for about the last five hours. Instead of canceling, we’re going to do the best show we can for you.”
The band completed 16 songs, which Duff McKagen tweeted was a “damn miracle” considering the circumstances.
“Thank you Abu Dhabi! @axlrose pulled a damn miracle…the man was beyond ill, and pulled off something I’ve never seen in my 40 yrs of playing. You all pulled him thru. Til next time!” he tweeted.
Guitarist Slash took to Twitter to thank the audience for understanding, tweeting, “Axl was severely ill. But you all were hugely supportive. Thanks for that. We’ll see again next time! Cheers! iiii]; ) ”
Watch GNR perform “Sweet Child of Mine” below: