Free Dr Pepper? Thanks, Axl!

Well, nobody thought that the penultimate, uber-diva of rock, Axl Rose and his bunch (a/k/a Guns-n-Roses) would EVER get this album released, but keeping true to their word, the folks at Dr. Pepper are honoring their promise to give a FREE DR PEPPER to everyone, if this album released by the end of 2008.

AS REPORTED BY THE Associated Press. (You’re welcome, MSNBC, for the traffic I’m pointing your way!)

The coupon is only available for 24 hours, beginning Sunday at midnight only at

The album is streaming on MySpace—enjoy! [UPDATE: Wow!…GnR’s sound has truly matured. I must say it was unexpected.]

THE REAL QUESTION: Will the album be released at 10, 2, or 4?