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Guns N'Roses coming back to rock the O2

ROCKERS Guns N' Roses are set to make a triumphant return to Dublin, the Herald can reveal.

The American band will be hitting Dublin's O2 on September 1, with tickets expected to be snapped up quickly when they go on sale on Friday, July 11.

The worldwide tour promotes the band's current album, Chinese Democracy, which hit the top spot in charts around the globe. Guns N' Roses, with front man Axl Rose, last played Dublin four years ago in the RDS. During this tour, they performed 60 concerts in 26 countries, playing for more than a million fans, including some 30,000 in Dublin.

Since they formed in 1985, GNR have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, including 46 million in the US.

Their hits include Paradise City and Sweet Child O' Mine.