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Guns n’ Roses set to
make Jakarta swoon

Guns n' Roses Jakarta concert: (Twitter.com/gunsnroses)
Guns n' Roses Jakarta concert: (Twitter.com/gunsnroses)

American rock band Guns n’ Roses has confirmed a concert in Jakarta in December.

The band made the surprise announcement through its Twitter account - @gunsnroses - on Wednesday, prompting fans frenzy on social media websites.

“Do you know where we'll be on 12/15/12? We'll be in Jakarta BABY!” the band said on its Twitter account on Wednesday.

They also posted a poster of the Jakarta concert, which will be held on Dec. 15 in the D field in Senayan, Central Jakarta.

Indika Production, the promoter, set pre-sale ticket prices ranging from Rp 660,000 (US$68.8) to Rp 2,200,000.

Founded in 1985 in the American city of Los Angeles, Guns n’ Roses initially comprised vocalist Axl Rose, guitarists Slash and Izzy Stradlin, bass player Duff McKagan and drummer Steve Adler.

In the upcoming Jakarta concert, Axl Rose, the only original band member remaining in the group, will be performing with guitarists DJ Ashba, Richard Fortus, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, bass player Tommy Stinson, keyboardists Dizzy Reed and Chris Pitman.

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