Would like to set the record straight on the many issues surrounding his band, Guns N' Roses, lead singer Axl Rose released an open letter Friday Dec 15th on the band's official Web site, detailing on split with management, the canceling of several shows and a release date for the long awaited "Chinese Democracy" album.
In the online posting, the rocker reveals there had been a series of "obstacles" delaying the LP, but seems certain that it will now finally emerge with "Chinese Democracy" is slated for a March 6, 2007 release date.
"To say the making of this album has been an unbearably long and incomprehensible journey would be an understatement," Axl said. However he continued, "It takes approximately eight weeks for an album to hit the shelves once it has been turned in to the record company. That being said this is not a promise, a lie or a guarantee, but we do wish to announce a tentative release date of March 6. This is the first time we have done this publicly for this album."
Details on the other matters can be read on http://web.gunsnroses.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20061214&content_id=a1&vkey=news&fext=.jsp.