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My best friend went. Haven't talked to him to see how it was.
 

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I was certainly intrigued, but turned off by the facts that Axl's voice ain't what it used to be, I couldn't guarantee that they would only play material from Lies and Appetite, and they still wear, like, tight leather pants and stuff.

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I thought it was a great show.
No, Axl's voice isn't what it used to be, but he also seemed to be enjoying himself (and the crowd, and his fellow bandmates!) and his voice held up OK.

For me, Slash was the star of the show. I could have done without his singing (or whatever that garbled gutteral noise he put into the microphone was) but he was awesome on guitar.

It was great that they gave hometown boy Duff the spotlight for a song. Even from where I was sitting, that dude is a testament to clean living after an early life of hard partying that came very close to killing him.

At the end, after the encore and fireworks were over, the stage lights came on and they came out and took a bow. I thought that was a nice gesture. My last experience seeing them was during the infamous Metallica/GnR co-headlining tour. They didn't exactly leave the best impression during that one...I walked out of their set as a matter of fact. I'm glad they all survived and it was great to see them again.
 

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It was great that they gave hometown boy Duff the spotlight for a song. Even from where I was sitting, that dude is a testament to clean living after an early life of hard partying that came very close to killing him.
Was Duff still playing a Gallien-Krueger? Did they play "Rocket Queen"? For the intro, did someone come out and say, "You wanted the best? Well they couldn't f*#^in make it! So here's what you get! Guns-n-f*#^in-Roses!"

There's no one else like Slash but for me GnR isn't GnR without the Izzy counterpoint.

Sorry, I get a little obsessive about this. Appetite for Destruction was sort of a formative record for my pubescent self.
 

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I saw gnr in 87 right before they became big and Alice in Chains a few years later

Both great concerts . GNR put on a hell of a show
That's cool. Where did you see them?
For a while I was ordering bootleg VHS tapes of GnR's early shows. There was one from I think the Whiskey a Go Go in LA where Axl was wearing a leather thong and chaps and his butt cheeks were reflected in Adler's bass drum. Each kick hit would "jiggle" the cheeks. Imagine having to watch that the whole show. No wonder Adler blew up his liver, poor guy.
 

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I was there Friday night and it was a great concert. I'm still not super thrilled about the acoustics at Century Link Field, I think Safeco is a much better concert venue. I thought Axl still sounded pretty good. A helluva lot better than when I heard David Lee Roth last summer, lol.

I also saw KISS in Kennewick earlier this summer with Caleb Johnson and that concert rocked! For the encore they had a Marine Corps color guard on stage during the encore and played the National Anthem before their final song.
 
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