Axl Rose pays tribute to Abu Dhabi fans after Guns N' Roses gig issues

The legendary rock star had to cut the concert short due to illness

Axl Rose pays tribute to Abu Dhabi fans after Guns N' Roses gig issues

Guns N' Roses played an epic du Arena gig on Sunday night to close off the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend in style.

But after the gig, it was reported frontman Axl Rose had battled through illness to perform and had to cut things short as a result.

It didn't stop the legendary rockers putting on an incredible show that will go down as one of the best here in recent times, but the band has still felt the need to apologise.

Rose has now paid tribute to concertgoers and said he is looking forward to coming back to the UAE to perform again.

"Wanna thank All the fans, the band n' every1 4 their concern n' well wishes! In Johannesburg w/plenty of time 2 b ready 4 the show! This flu or whatever is a wild ride! Comes in waves. Ur ok till ur not!

"Felt lame explainin' myself earlier on at the gig but really didn't know how things would play out n' we really wanted to do r best 4 the fans. Was a GREAT crowd, awesome venue, cool stage (w/a gentle breeze in the desert!

"Thanks again n' hope any1's not 2 disappointed n' we look 4ward 2 see every1 again in the UAE!!"

The Sweet Child O' Mine rockers played to a packed du Arena and left fans in awe as they rolled out their classics.

Iconic guitarist Slash had earlier taken time out to enjoy the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying races and was spotted greeting fans.

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