Guns N’ Roses Adds Fizz to Nov. 23 CD Release

Axl Rose, frontman for Guns N’ Roses

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10/24/2008 AT 8:00 AM ET

Fans of Guns N’ Roses are about to get their wish: the rockers’ long-awaited new album, Chinese Democracy, will be out Nov. 23 – and Dr. Pepper promises to make good on its promise to give everyone a free soda in honor of the release.

The deal was, the drinks were on the good doc if the CD – the band’s first original album in 17 years – hit stores before the end of 2008.

Thirsty fans must register on the Dr. Pepper Web site on Nov. 23 – and on that day only – so they can receive a voucher that’s good until February, reports Billboard.

Admits Tony Jacobs, vice-president of marketing for the soft-drink company: “We never thought this day would come.”
Simon Perry


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