VIDEO: Organisers cut Guns N' Roses' power

Sound switched off as band surpasses midnight curfew.
Guns N' Roses are no strangers to controversy, previous concerts have ended in riots and violent brawls between Axl Rose and audience members.
Guns N' Roses are no strangers to controversy, previous concerts have ended in riots and violent brawls between Axl Rose and audience members.

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Guns N' Roses lead singer Axl Rose claimed his "war" with Reading and Leeds' Festival bosses "wasn't over yet" as they headlined the final night of this year's festival, according to the BBC.

The band took to the main stage an hour later than billed on Friday evening, playing 30 minutes after the festival's curfew of midnight.

The band left the stage, only to try and get back on for an encore but were left frustrated as organisers had already cut the sound. The Gunners tried to play an acoustic version of "Paradise City" - but only the drums could be heard.

After soldiering on for five minutes, the group held a short sit-in on stage before finally calling it a night.

Front man Axl Rose clearly wasn’t on a mission to increase his fan-base at the gig. He failed to apologise to the crowd for being late, barely spoke to the audience during the gig and received a hostile reaction from some parts of the crowd, with some booing after every song and repeatedly chanting, "What a twat."

Festival boss Melvin Benn said he would book the band again but "wasn't sure they'd play for me".

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