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Founding Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler plays GN’R hits at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 3

Founding Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler plays GN’R hits at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 3
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From a press release:

It was announced today that Steven Adler, best known as the founding drummer of Guns N’ Roses who played on their debut album “Appetite for Destruction,” will perform all the classic GN’R hits with his new band at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 8 p.m.

Platinum ’80s rockers Autograph will open the show.

Tickets, which are $27 in advance or $32 the day of the show, go on sale next Friday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. at and all Ticketmaster outlets, the Penn’s Peak box office (325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe), and Roadies Restaurant and Bar (325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe). Penn’s Peak box office and Roadies Restaurant ticket sales are walk-up only; no phone orders.

Steven Adler, an original member Guns N’ Roses, one of the most influential, groundbreaking hard rock bands to emerge from the late-’80s Los Angeles hard rock scene, has returned to pick up where he left off with his re-energized lineup of musicians.

GN’R’s first album, “Appetite for Destruction,” which features Adler’s signature groove, will forever be considered one of the greatest rock albums ever made. With over 30 million copies sold worldwide, it is also one of the bestselling records of all time. Adler also recorded the album “G N’ R Lies” and the track “Civil War” on the album “Use Your Illusion II” before he was fired from the group due to his struggles with drug addiction.

During the 2000s, Adler was the drummer of the band Adler’s Appetite and, starting in 2012, held the same position in the band Adler.

In July of 2010, he released his tell-all biography “My Appetite for Destruction: Sex & Drugs & Guns N’ Roses.” The book quickly became a New York Times bestseller.

In 2012, Adler joined Guns N’ Roses as they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. With over 100 million records sold, he is still considered one of rock’s most legendary and recognizable drummers.

Autograph left an everlasting imprint on rock and roll. The platinum-selling Southern California hard rock juggernauts gave the world the ubiquitous hit “Turn Up the Radio,” seminal albums such as “Sign in Please” (1984), “That’s the Stuff” (1985), and “Loud and Clear” (1987), as well as unforgettable sold-out shows alongside everybody from Mötley Crüe and Ronnie James Dio to Van Halen and Aerosmith. Given those accolades, when they disbanded in 1989, they never left the hearts and minds of millions of fans around the globe. Simply put, a reunion was both inevitable and essential.

Successfully touring again since the beginning of 2014, Autograph has strived and shined at theaters, casinos, various venues, and major festivals like M3, the Monsters of Rock Cruise, the Moondance Jam, Firefest, and the Halfway Jam, among others, reaching the four corners of the U.S., along with Canada and the U.K. They have released two new anthem singles, with one of them, “I Lost My Mind in America,” making the Top 10 iTunes charts, and a crowd favorite, “You Are Us, We Are You,” receiving great reviews and airplay as well. The band delivers an undeniably bombastic live performance

Autograph released a new album, “Get Off Your Ass,” in 2017 through the EMP Label Group as the timeless classic rock anthem and Top 40 hit single “Turn Up the Radio” continues to receive constant and permanent radio airplay on all major rock radio stations around the world.