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  eBay Guides - Use Your Illusion Part V
The Use Your Illusion albums were originally titled "G N' R Sucks" (creating a pattern along with G N' R Lies) but the name was changed when it was decided that there would be two albums released simultaneously, rather than one double-album.
Use Your Illusion I contains two of the three songs, "November Rain" and "Don't Cry", whose videos are generally held by fans to be a trilogy.
In addition, Use Your Illusion II is more political than most of their previous work, with songs like "Civil War", a cover of Bob Dylan's "Knockin' on Heaven's Door", and "Get in the Ring" dealing respectively with the topics of violence, law enforcement, and media bias.
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  Use Your Illusion Tour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Use Your Illusion Tour was a concert tour by the rock band Guns N' Roses which ran from May 24, 1991 to July 17, 1993.
The Use Your Illusion Tour was a promotional tour for the albums Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II, although due to the scale of the tour, the term "promotional tour" is perhaps a trivialization.
The Use Your Illusion Tour was massive not just in the number and size of performances, but also in its technical aspects and the size of the crew.
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 Use Your Illusion II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Use Your Illusion II is an album by Guns N' Roses.
It was the second of two albums released in conjunction with the Use Your Illusion Tour.
In addition, Use Your Illusion II is more political than most of their previous work, with songs like "Civil War", a cover of Bob Dylan's "Knockin' on Heaven's Door", and "Get in the Ring" dealing respectively with the topics of violence, law enforcement, and media bias.
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 Use Your Illusion I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Use Your Illusion I is an album by Guns N' Roses.
In addition, with the Use Your Illusion Tour, both the music and stage presence of the band became more theatrical, in the tradition of progressive rock.
Use Your Illusion I contains two of the three songs, "November Rain" and "Don't Cry", whose videos are generally held by fans to be a trilogy (the third song, "Estranged", is on Use Your Illusion II).
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Use Your Illusion World Tour I,... [VHS] - Guns N' Roses at Epinions.com
Use Your Illusion World Tour I, 1992 In Tokyo by Guns N' Roses Music
This was taped during a 1992 tour stop in Tokyo, Japan.
If you're a casual fan, you should own this.
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 Use Your Illusion I
It was the first of two albums released in conjunction with the Use Your Illusion Tour, and although released at different times, it is very similar in style to Use Your Illusion II.
The Use Your Illusion albums represent a turning point in the sound of Guns and Roses.
The cover art of these two albums, identical except for color, is very representative of these differences: Use Your Illusion I is red, and has, for the most part an angier, heavier sound; Use You Illusion II is blue, and has a softer, even more bluesy sound.
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 Guns N' Roses Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The song "One In A Million", which used the words "niggers" and "faggots", led to controversy that accused the band (or Axl) of racism and homophobia.
After the release of the Use Your Illusion albums, Guns N' Roses went on a 28-month-long world tour, which was notorious both for its success and for many controversial incidents along the way.
The Use Your Illusion Tour is notable for the many videos the band released to support it.
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 Use Your Illusion II: World Tour - 1992 in Tokyo by Guns N' Roses
Use Your Illusion II: World Tour - 1992 in Tokyo by Guns N' Roses
Use Your Illusion II: World Tour - 1992 in Tokyo on Amazon
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man. - Tacitus Quotations
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 Guns´N Roses History
The Use Your Illusion Tour (1991–1993): In 1990 Guns N' Roses returned to the studio to begin recording their most ambitious undertaking yet.
With enough music for a double album, the band instead chose to release Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II as two separate albums on September 17, 1991.
The Use Your Illusion Tour is notable for the many videos the band released to support it, including Don't Cry, November Rain [1] and Estranged - are some of the most expensive ever made.
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 Wondertouch | Product Tour | Illusion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Illusion: There are hundreds of preset effects available (smoke, fire, explosions, sparkles, fireworks just to name a few).
Illusion: Of course the number of effects that you use, and the parameters of those effects have an impact on performance.
Of course the number of effects that you use, and the parameters of those effects have an impact on performance, but here are a few examples of what you should expect from particleIllusion.
www.wondertouch.com /htmls/illusion/illusion.htm   (839 words)

  
 The Rock Music Project timeline and essay page
Critics praised the Lollapalooza tour as a festival that united the rock and rap nations, but more specifically, Lollapalooza helped solidify a unique identity of what alternative music was and helped to further shape alternative as a distinct musical genre.
The 11th stop of the Use Your Illusion tour that included Metallica was held at a soldout Olympic Stadium in Montréal, Canada.
The Use Your Illusion tour continued on, but the Montréal incident helped to erode Guns N' Roses popularity and by the mid 90's, Axl Rose had gone into seclusion and guitarist Slash had left the band officially.
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 Amazon.com: Use Your Illusion II: Music: Guns N' Roses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Overall, the Illusion project was a disaster, a fine example of a once-great band losing control, respect, etc. And don't bother with the covers album Spaghetti Incident either, since it's even worse than this.
Use your Illusion I was clearly the better of the two, but that doesnt mean this cd was total trash.
Bottom line is Use Your Illusion should have been one double album packaged together with about half the tracks on this disc cut or seriously retooled.
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 Guns N' Roses -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
After that, Rose left the stage and the angry crowd began a (A public act of violence by an unruly mob) riot in which dozens of people were injured.
The band contributed a song to the soundtrack of the film (Click link for more info and facts about the Hulk) the Hulk before releasing their first album, (Goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law) Contraband, in June 2004.
The well-known (Excessive use of drugs) drug abuse by some members of the group, particularly Slash and McKagan, where used by the media to display GN'R as a bad example to the millions of teenagers that followed them around the world.
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 The Front Row   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
On this fantastic release, filmed at their Tokyo leg of the Use Your Illusion Tour, Guns 'N Roses perform several songs off of their three hit albums.
Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion II The third release from hard rock superstars Guns N' Roses turned out to be a double album on which their sound became fuller and more orchestral than ever before.
Moving away from the rawness of hits like "Sweet Child O' Mine," the band produced long epics like "November Rain" and "Estranged." USE YOUR ILLUSION II features Axl and the boys on one night of their sold-out world tour in support of the album.
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 The Rock Music Project timeline and essay page
Critics praised the Lollapalooza tour as a festival that united the rock and rap nations, but more specifically, Lollapalooza helped solidify a unique identity of what alternative music was and helped to further shape alternative as a distinct musical genre.
The 11th stop of the Use Your Illusion tour that included Metallica was held at a soldout Olympic Stadium in Montréal, Canada.
The Use Your Illusion tour continued on, but the Montréal incident helped to erode Guns N' Roses popularity and by the mid 90's, Axl Rose had gone into seclusion and guitarist Slash had left the band officially.
landru.myhome.net /jtrees/Rock/timeline8.htm   (1494 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: DVD: Guns N Roses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Guns N' Roses were the biggest hard rock band on the planet in 1992 when their world tour supporting the Use Your Illusion albums rolled into Japan's Tokyo Dome for the concerts captured on this home video.
Guns N' Roses: Illusion Tour 1 is the first of two videos documenting the Gunners Japanese tour; along with interviews with the band and backstage footage, the group performs 13 songs, including "November Rain," "Night Train," "Mr.
The band plays a number of songs off of the Use Your Illusion albums, and also a few of their biggest hits from the Appetite for Destruction album.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000DJZAX   (1077 words)

  
 Joanne Brackeen: Popsicle Illusion - Press Release
Joanne Brackeen is one of jazz’s most prized possessions: a virtuoso pianist and master composer who epitomizes the history and evolution of jazz from traditional to free, and everything in between; all with a contemporary edge.
This is Joanne's first studio solo piano recording and, as are all her projects, Popsicle Illusion is a creative, witty, diverse and complex statement from the artist.
She also has served on the NEA grant panel, and currently teaches as a faculty member at the New School in New York City and is a Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.
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 Guns 'n' Roses - Use Your Illusion World Tour 1992 - In Tokyo - Vol. 1 DVD at Shop Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
My advice is to save your money, these DVDs just cheapen the whole Gn'R brand by being terrible.
Both Use Your Illusion 1 and 2 are brilliant and you can't really buy one without the other.
But these minor problems can be overlooked and if you're a fan of Guns N' Roses you must own this along with volume 2.
www.shopireland.ie /dvd/reviews/B0000U209E   (660 words)

  
 elephant streetcar hollywood
Although done for a mexican entertainment company (at that time, literally, the only mexican entertainment company) that is known for anything but artistic freedom OR expression, it's obvious he was able to impose his own vision on, what would other wise have been, a rather dull comedy.
ABODE OF ILLUSION explores the life and work of Chang Dai-chien, an artist who symbolizes a bridge between China's past and present, as well as between East...
Terence amusingly articulates by enumerating examples of the varied forms of illusions humans are entertained, intrigued and frightened by.
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 KNAC.COM - Headbangers - GNR Bach
I recently had the opportunity to talk to Sebastian about the current GNR Tour, as he told me to be prepared to stay all night, it is a very long show.
You're in the Jungle Baby, You’re Going to Die." The crowd was on their feet, 10,000 fists in the air, as Axl Rose hit the stage in what has to be the performance of the year.
If I remember correctly it was during that tour, on the German leg, that Ritchie fell in love with renaissance music all over again,- at some midieval castle where a German renaissance band was playing-, and decided to split Rainbow in favor of creating a renaissance band.
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 Rock & Roll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
But finally they were going to release their Use Your Illusion albums, and once agian with Mike Clink in the producer's chair, and in the same room (at Rumbo Studios, L.A.).
Fully three dozen of songs had been committed to tape in 30 frantic days, each and every one to be used on album, EP or as a B-side/12-inch bonus.
Another reason was the hard work on the Use Your Illusion albums that took such a long time that everyday just felt the same as nextone.
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 Guns N' Roses photos, info and news - People
The Use Your Illusion Tour is notable for the many videos the band released to support it, including 'Don't Cry', 'November Rain' (...
While "Appetite For Destruction" was widely praised, some people have criticized the Use Your Illusion albums as being disappointingly pompous, overwrought and cliche, lacking the reckless spirit and humor of their debut.
The well-known drug abuse by some members of the group, particularly Slash and McKagan, and Axl's fondness of Charles Manson T-shirts, was used by the media to portray GNR as a bad example to their young fans.
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 Guns 'N' Roses - Use Your Illusion : music DVD review
Opening with the bemusing crowd chant of "Guns And Low-ses!" there is no mistaking that the seminal rockers are live in Tokyo and that this is 1992, as the Gunners are at their apparent peak (though this proves to be questionable).
Taking to the stage in the sort of hot pants that even Christina Aguilera would have shot her stylist for suggesting, the ginger minger that is Axl Rose leads his band of glammed-up rockers into part one of the Use Your Illusion tour with a terrible rendition of Night Train.
Volume two of the Use Your Illusion opus has five tracks less than its predecessor, three of which are centred around various solos.
www.musicomh.com /dvds/guns-n-roses-2.htm   (655 words)

  
 Mrs Brow(n)stone - Articles - Use Your Illusion World Tour 1992 Dairy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Today they open the show with "It's so Easy", and today the gigant TV-screen, and smoke -bombs will be used for the first time.
Axl is feeling better again, since he has been resting for a couple of days.
The extra-number will be a great surprise, the Queen guitarist Brian May is joining the band, and together they play: "Tie Your Mother Down" and "We Will Rock You".
www.stormpages.com /brownstone/articles/1992/useyourillusion.html   (1644 words)

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