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Hacker Tweets Fake Guns N' Roses Tour Cancellation From Axl Rose's Account

Hacker tweets false tour cancellation message on Axl Rose's Twitter account.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Guns N' Roses fans were duped into believing Axl Rose and the boys had canceled an upcoming European tour when somebody hacked into Rose's Twitter account. On Sunday, this message appeared on Rose's rarely used (but verified) Twitter account: "All upcoming Guns N' Roses dates are officially cancelled. Please contact your place of purchase for any refunds." Live Nation's Festival Republic division, which booked GNR's shows at the Reading and Leeds festivals, quickly refuted the hoax by saying in a statement that the Twitter account had been hacked. But the message has been retweeted more than 100 times, so we imagine there are some folks who still think GNR bailed on these dates. Honestly, we're just surprised that so many people still care enough about GNR -- since Axl now looks like the host of 'Tales From the Crypt'. [From: The Hollywood Reporter and Axl Rose's Twitter]

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