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February 16, 2012: Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses at Hiro Ballroom at The Maritime Hotel on in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Guns N' Roses will be returning to the Hollywood Palladium after a 22-year breather. Following the sold-out NY Takeover series, GN'R will be heading west for a Los Angeles version in March, it was announced Wednesday.
LA Takeover will be an intimate, three-date run of shows that begins at the Hollywood Palladium on March 9, followed by a Wiltern appearance on March 11, and wrapping up at the House of Blues Sunset Strip on March 12. Ticket presales begin Thursday, March 1 at 10:00 a.m.
The Axl / Slash / Steven Adler / Izzy Stradlin / Duff McKagan Guns N' Roses will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April. In the year 2012, the lineup of Guns N’ Rose looks like: Axl Rose, DJ Ashba (guitar), Dizzy Reed (keyboards), Tommy Stinson (bass), Richard Fortus (guitar), Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (guitar), Chris Pitman (keyboards) and Frank Ferrer (drums).
Meanwhile, back at the Los Angeles Zoo, Slash and Betty White are making promos and gearing up for the opening of the new LAIR (Living Amphibians, Invertebrates, and Reptiles) exhibit on Thursday March 8, 2012. The LAIR house will be home to 60 species of unusual, endangered and rare critters.