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New Guns N Roses Album To Be Retail Exclusive?

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Blabbermouth.net reports: Ed Christman of Billboard.com reports that negotiations are underway for GUNS N' ROSES' long-delayed "Chinese Democracy" to come out as an exclusive at one of the big boxes — either Wal-Mart or Best Buy.

Negotiations are also ongoing to have conventional record company distribution, a source tells Billboard.com.

GUNS N' ROSES is now managed by Irving Azoff's Front Line Management, and Azoff is a well-known proponent of issuing albums exclusively through retailers. He released THE EAGLES' "Long Road Out of Eden" through Wal-Mart, much to the chagrin of other merchants.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. rtpace writes:

yeah , ok. unless slash,duff, matt and izzy are going to reunite with axl. it will be just like what happened to vr...no band or songs or lead singer... guns n roses will always have to be together as they were to make true music. that group of crap axl has now needs to pack it and leave cause it looks like a circus up there..!! get it together guys....gnr forever...

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 12:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Fuck_A_Name writes:

What's with Wal-mart tryin to buy up the rights to the new cd's of the old greats? (don't get me wrong, I don't even like GNR, but this is strtlingly close to the acdc crap that just happened)

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# Aug 15, 2008 @ 12:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. FocusShift writes:

It's getting too expensive to ship CD's out to multiple locations that might not sell as well as the big stores will.

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 1:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BodomFan writes:

the album has already been leaked online. most of the songs are boring power ballads, with Axl crying his head off. one track called "better" is decent, but mostly because Buckethead shreds his a$$ off and saves the song. fans of old GnR wont be pleased

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 4:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. b12 writes:

who f***in cares

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 6:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Vinny the Metalhead writes:

I'd rather not expect Chinese Democracy to come out as soon as possible. I have a feeling that it might suck just because Slash and Duff are not on this one, and those reports on whether it's really come out is so freaking annoying.

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# Aug 15, 2008 @ 6:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. wilco writes:

f*** this you know its not guns anymore in my thought the band is death everybody left its only this prick axel who tries to control a death band
well did here some songs onthe internet and i do think they suck
we should forget axel
and even when the old band comes together its not the same axel broke the band when he did buy the name
so shame on you axel and by the way your new music sucks

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 6:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Vinny the Metalhead writes:

Blah blah blah, your needs, Wilco.

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# Aug 16, 2008 @ 2:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. BLACKDOG writes:

OHWHATTHEf***EVER!!!!!!!!!!

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 6:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Jackrum writes:

well we aint got wal mart over here in whats known as the world outside the us borders.

so we dont get this pointless and probably imaginary album

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 6:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. This is ZT writes:

am I supposed to give a f*** about this sinking ship of a band? Nope.

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 9:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Red writes:

Well it is quite entertaining

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 9:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. ugly-bob writes:

does anyone care about the plight of a washed up axl rose anymore? i didn't know buckethead was in the new g'n'r. but then i don't actually listen to g'n'r anymore, i really only liked two of their songs...ever...so i probably have no need to be on this forum lmao

# Aug 17, 2008 @ 2:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Vinny the Metalhead writes:

Yes, ugly-bob, Buckethead was in GN'R from 2000 to 2004.

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# Aug 17, 2008 @ 12:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. BLACKDOG writes:

It's funny.All the band's that Axl had a problem with are still out there and actually thriveing in some cases with the acception of NIRVANA of course.Motley Crue & POISON are all still touring and recording.But Axl can't seem to get or hold it together.I don't understand.If this new band is supposedly better than the original.Then what's the hold up?Seriously every year we get some new snippet of info that turn's out to be worthless.If this disc ever does see light of day.It better be just as good as it's hype implies.Sure it will sell on curiousity.However if it's not good as alot of people are implying.After all this bullsh** & false start's.His career resurection might not servive it.I mean really he can appear on Sebastion Bach's album but he can't release his own?After a 15yr head start.REALLY!!!!!

# Aug 17, 2008 @ 7:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Kalis_wrath writes:

I think this is a ploy to delay the release of the damn album!

# Aug 17, 2008 @ 7:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. XWigglesX writes:

Redneck bastards

# Aug 17, 2008 @ 8:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Red writes:

It will only be available in the Beyond department of Wal Mart,,,,hahahahahahaha

# Aug 17, 2008 @ 9:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. BLACKDOG writes:

Wal-Mart does not carry anything with a parental advisory sticker.

sad sad sad........

# Aug 17, 2008 @ 9:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. ugly-bob writes:

lolz @ Red. we don't have any Wal-Mart in this lonely old island that is Australia, but judging from what happens in the South Park episode involving Wal-Mart, maybe we're better off, just remember, the only way to kill Wal-Mart is to break a mirror in the back near the plasma tv's. but like i asked before, does anyone actually care about axl rose anymore?

# Aug 18, 2008 @ 5:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Jamez writes:

This news bit here almost suggests that there actually IS an album. Now, how could that be?

# Aug 18, 2008 @ 7:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Red writes:

Ugly-Bob you are mean axl' mom does care about his son...but that's about it

# Aug 18, 2008 @ 8:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. John6 writes:

Maybe Axl should now audition for Velvet Revolver...

# Aug 18, 2008 @ 10:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Red writes:

Pffffffffff hahahahahahaha good one

# Aug 18, 2008 @ 11:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Red writes:

hey did you know that Axl f***ed His own mom to have an exact clone of him otherwise know as KID ROCK

# Aug 18, 2008 @ 11:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. BLACKDOG writes:

The possibly BAD new's is.Even Perez Hilton's web site has reported on this.The Scary part is.Most of the stuff on that site is pretty acurate.The GOOD new's is Perez's site monkey's agree with my previous statement.This record better be GOOD !!!!! If not he may as well go crawl back under his rock.

# Aug 20, 2008 @ 7:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. That_One_Guy writes:

Lol at post 25... God I hate Kid Rock.

# Aug 22, 2008 @ 1:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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