Wildman Axl Rose is laying down the finishing touches to the long-awaited GUNS N' ROSES album, CHINESE DEMOCRACY.

The LP - the first from the new-look band, whose only original member is Rose - will be Guns N' Roses' first for 13 years.

According to guitarist RICHARD FORTUS, the album will hit stores this autumn (03). The rockers are also expected to tour following its release.

13/05/2003 21:07