With dozens of bands congregating on Columbus, Ohio this weekend for the annual Rock On The Range festival, one of the event’s headliners, Guns N’ Roses, played a warm-up gig on Tuesday night (May 13th) in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Axl Rose-led act broke out a slew of cover tunes during the 26-song show, including The Who‘s “The Seeker,” the New York Dolls‘ “Chatterbox” and a jam version of Led Zeppelin‘s “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You.”
- The show also included the regular Guns versions of Wings‘ “Live And Let Die” and Bob Dylan‘s “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door,” along with Gunsfavorites like “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Mr. Brownstone,” “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” “Paradise City” and others.
- Guns will headline Rock On The Range on Friday night (May 16th) before heading to Las Vegas to begin a residency.
- Meanwhile four other festival acts — Five Finger Death Punch, Alter Bridge, The Pretty Reckless and Adelitas Way — will play their own warm-up gig on Friday night in Peoria, Illinois.
- Other acts slated to perform in Columbus this weekend include fellow headliners Avenged Sevenfold and Kid Rock, plus Staind, Seether,Chevelle,
Black Label Society, Slayer, Mastodon, Kil lswitch Engage, Pop Evil, Theory Of A Deadman, Fuel, Redlight King, Black Stone Cherry, Of Mice & Men, and many more.