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2009-06-12

Bumblefoot to Join Lita Ford On Tour

Having not heard from him in a while, new Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal announced an exciting news to his fans as he stated that he will be touring with Lita Ford. Announcing the news on his official website, the guitar virtuoso revealed that he and his drummer, Dennis Leeflang will be joining Lita starting from June 12 at Reedwood Run.

Explaining more about the upcoming shows with Lita, Ron also stated that despite the shows will be close to GNR's upcoming tour, the guitar master ensures to the rock band devotees that it won't be a trouble for him and that he already had permission from his bandmates. Lita and I have GNR's blessings to do this together, all is cool. This won't interfere with upcoming GNR plans, I'll be flying out and coming right back," said Bumblefoot on his official fans forum.

Meanwhile, beside shows with Lita, just as it was described above, Ron will also do a tour with his new band Guns N' Roses this summer in a bid to promote their latest album "Chinese Democracy", that was outed on November 23, 2008. The album itself received a quite warm welcome as it managed to debuted at #3 at the Bilboard top 200 chart on its first week sales.

Bumblefoot himself officially joined the band in 2006 though he has already began the talks to join them since 2004. The guitar master's first official live show with GNR was on May 12, 2006 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City . Ron himself, was involved in all of the recording for the band's latest outing "Chinese Democracy", both as rhtytm guitarists in all of the records and solo's in some tracks.

Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal upcoming shows schedule:

FRI JUNE 12, 2009
Redwood Run (Piercy, CA)

SAT JUNE 13, 2009
Jackson Ranchero Casino (Jackson, CA)

SUN JUNE 21, 2009
Meltaway Festival (Zaragosa, Spain)

FRI JUNE 26, 2009
Bang Your Head Festival (Messegelände Balingen, Germany)

SAT JUNE 27, 2009
Gods of Metal Festival (Milan, Italy)

TUE JUNE 30, 2009
Rockwave Festival (Athens, Greece)

FRI JULY 3, 2009
Summerfest (Milwaukee, WI)

SAT JULY 4, 2009
Bridgeview Music Jam (Bridgeview, IL)

FRI JULY 17, 2009
Monndance Ranch Jam (Walker, MN)

FRI JULY 24, 2009
Molson Canal Concert Series (North Tonawanda, NY)

SUN JULY 26, 2009
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield, CT)

MON AUG 3, 2009
Buffalo Chip (Sturgis, SD)

SAT AUG 22, 2009
Rock Gone Wild (Algona, IA)

SAT SEPT 5, 2009
Taste of Cleveland (Cleveland, OH)








written by Dewa Nugraha

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