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Guns N Roses - Appetite for destruction super deluxe reissue?

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Looks like GNR's surprise announcement with the countdown to Friday has been spoiled

https://www.gnr.fm/#/

Looking like a super special version of Appetite for destruction with 49 unreleased tracks plus more bells and whistles is to be released in June.

 

https://consequenceofsound.net/2018/05/guns-n-roses-to-release-deluxe-edition-of-appetite-for-destruction/

https://gnrcentral.com/2018/05/03/guns-n-roses-release-appetite-for-destruction-locked-and-loaded-unboxing-video/

 

 

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Looks cool, but no way I'd pay $650, if that price is correct.   Even the other version, without all the extras, is too pricey for me at $179.

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I hate shit like this where they combine CDs and vinyl rather than making separate versions for each format. It only jacks up the price. No way I'd spend even $179, as I'd never use the vinyl.

 

For HARDKOR fans only.

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I would not be surprised to see them release it on CD only at a later date. Best way to guarantee selling all of these at full price is to make the demand for them by making it exclusive, then later once all the fuss has died down, they sneak out a CD only boxset at a more reasonable price. Typical record label greed.

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Way too expensive....all I'd want is the 4 Cd's.

Hopefully they just release the 4 Cd's as a set for like $40-$50 or something.

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Headline to come...

"GNR complain that everyone is downloading their new release"

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Well it looks like it is just the CDs in the "cheaper" of the releases, plus a blu ray disc and some other bits and pieces, but to be honest, considering how many demo's I already have unofficially, the line up of tracks is weak as hell.

https://uk.gnrmerch.com/*/*/Appetite-for-Destruction-Super-Deluxe-Edition/5UVR0000000

Where the hell is Crash diet, for instance?

What it also does not mention is if those demo's have had an sort of tweaking with the production and sound quality.

The only things that have a remaster is the already released stuff like Appetite itself and the Lies EP which is included as well.

 

Not sure about the American price, but the super deluxe is more expensive than expected and the deluxe version is cheaper (even £10 cheaper on HMV which is like a miracle).

I might consider buying it later, but hardly an essential purchase considering what is on it.

They are also releasing it as a standalone single remaster disc, and a two disc set as well

https://uk.gnrmerch.com/*/*/Appetite-for-Destruction-2CD-Deluxe-Edition/5UVS0000000

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New lyric video for Shadow of Your Love from the upcoming reissue

 

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Cha ching goes the cash register.

 

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51 minutes ago, Doggy said:

Cha ching goes the cash register.

 

I guess the cash register is not making that sound that often. With that price...?

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There are plenty of people who will pay that money.

Already seen lots of comments of "preordered" on the GNR Facebook page.

Some people have the money to afford it, and some people will put themselves in debt for it. And that is exactly who they are aiming this at.

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25 minutes ago, Captain Howdy said:

There are plenty of people who will pay that money.

Already seen lots of comments of "preordered" on the GNR Facebook page.

Some people have the money to afford it, and some people will put themselves in debt for it. And that is exactly who they are aiming this at.

Afterpay is the new credit card for kids.
Easy to access and use, easy to acquire debt.
Sad

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