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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Singer Axl Rose of AC/DC performs during the AC/DC Rock Or Bust Tour at Madison Square Garden on September 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Guns N’ Roses’ “Not In This Lifetime” tour has gone off night after night without a hitch, with a notable exception taking place last weekend when the band cut their set short in Abu Dhabi due to Axl Rose battling illness.

A few days after the gig, Rose took to Twitter to thank all of the fans for their support and well wishes and confirmed he was battling a nasty flu.


Rose must be feeling better because 17 minutes after sending the last tweet in his health update, he dropped a Toto “Africa” joke.  

When you’re able to tweet about a meme, you must be almost 100 percent.  What’s Rose going to do next? Ask for some reggae?  (If that last sentence didn’t make sense, click here for context.  You’ll be a better person for it.)

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights