Guns N' Roses is about to perform this country's biggest concert ever
The rockers are finishing up their tour in Tel Aviv in record fashion.
Guns N' Roses are winding down their European reunion tour in record fashion. The band's upcoming show in Tel Aviv, Israel, will be that country's biggest – ever.
Almost 62,000 people are set to turn up to see Axl Rose, Slash, Izzy and the rest of the gang play in Hayarkon Park. The band, well, they're planning accordingly.
It was announced earlier this week they'd be extending the show by an hour, to 3 1/2 hours, while also making sure to mention that their top hits like "November Rain" and "Welcome to the Jungle" would be on the set list.
Rather fittingly, the production company responsible for the concert announced they'll be constructing the largest stage ever for a show in Israel.
As for Israelis, they have no qualms about turning out for iconic musical acts. Earlier this month Britney Spears played to 50,000 fans in Tel Aviv. Her visit to the city caused the postponement of an election.
Such Israeli enthusiasm has drawn the world's biggest acts to the country in recent years. Justin Bieber played Israel in May, Kanye West had a concert in 2015, and in 2014 the Rolling Stones performed.
Guns N' Roses launched their "Not in this Lifetime" tour in North America last year. It heralded the return of members from the band's original '80s lineup, one that took the world by storm and saw them sell more than 100 million albums.
Rose, the enigmatic leader of the group, has performed off and on as Guns N' Roses throughout the last two decades, but with a patchwork of backing musicians and to less fanfare than was typical for the band.
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