Guns’n’Roses are set to release their long, LONG-awaited new album Chinese Democracy this side of Christmas, according to US reports. What’s more, the album will be the latest to be sold through an exclusive distribution deal with a US retailer.This time, the retailer is Best Buy, which raises the intriguing possibility that its newly-acquired Napster subsidiary may have the digital exclusive on the album too. The news follows the leak earlier this year of nine tracks from the album (and the subsequent arrest of the blogger responsible), as well as a recent tie-up with console game Rock Band 2.The deal would make G’n’R the latest artist to sign an exclusive retail deal of this type in the US, following The Eagles and AC/DC. However, we’d point you to one sentence in the Billboard story reporting the Chinese Democracy deal: “Some details of the deal are still being worked out, including the release date”. In other words, G’n’R fans should put some other stuff on their Christmas lists too…

EarPods and phone

Tools: platforms to help you reach new audiences

Tools: Kaiber

In the year or so since its launch, AI startup Kaiber has been making waves,…

Read all Tools >>

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *