Axl Rose releases Chinese Democracy in 2008. Only two people in the country are excluded from the promotion...Slash and Buckethead. Nice. http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/prnewswire/NYW021A26032008-1.htm I'm still not 100% sure this is legit, but it is on CNN. If it is, it's BRILLIANT marketing. Either way, I bet Snopes is working diligently on the answer as we speak. This only started flowing across the internet today.