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Axl Rose issued a statement regarding Guns N’ Roses’ recent show at Wrigley Field in Chicago during which he was battling food poisoning.

In the statement released via Twitter, Rose says, “A note to Chicago… I got to the show feeling great, but started getting sick pretty early on. It progressed to where I was throwing up & was light headed. Wouldn’t have been surprised if I’d fallen off the front of the stage.”

 

He continued, “I’d b fine then not, fine again then not all night. Was pretty crazy but the crowd was great n’ I was in a great headspace n’ we had fun. Luckily the COVID test was negative.”

Rose concluded, “Def messed with my vocals in places. Just glad we got thru it n’ it didn’t mess with the show too bad. I’m a lot better now. Seems most likely to be food poisoning. Looking forward to Milwaukee! – Axl.”

Fortunately, Rose is doing much better, and his illness wasn’t COVID. Regardless, food poisoning is absolutely no fun. Kudos to him for powering through the show.

GN’R’s next show takes place on September 21 in St. Paul, Minn. A complete list of upcoming tour dates can be found at GunsNRoses.com.


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