Guns N’ Roses Roar Down Under

Guns N’ Roses announced a February tour of Australia today, marking the first time in decades that Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan will be performing alongside each other on the continent.

The tour opens in Brisbane Feb. 7 and continues through Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and finally Perth, with the last show being at  Feb. 21.

Slash and McKagan rejoined Guns’ N Roses in April and the group has been touring for the past several months.

The “Not In This Lifetime” tour has seen the band play at , nearly sell-out two nights at the 66,000-plus capacity  in Mexico City and has moved the Guns through most major regions of the U.S.

Guns N’ Roses’ next scheduled stop is a two-night stand at Los Angeles in  this weekend, followed by one more U.S. gig at  in San Diego Aug. 22. After that, the rockers are headed to South America, with performances scheduled in Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Costa Rica.

Enough with the talking, here are the dates:

Feb. 7 – Brisbane, Australia, QSAC Stadium
Feb. 10 – Sydney Olympic Park, Australia, ANZ Stadium
Feb. 14 – Melbourne, Australia, Cricket Grounds
Feb. 18 – Adelaide, Australia, Adelaide Oval
Feb. 21 – Perth, Australia, Domain Stadium      

A Nightrain fanclub presale starts Aug. 19. A Telstra presale is set to open Aug. 23. Everyone else can get their tickets Aug. 26. Check out for the latest on the band.