Thursday, November 20, 2008

The best thing Guns N' Roses has ever done

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr Pepper is making good on its promise of free soda now that the release of Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy" is a reality.

The soft-drink maker said in March that it would give a free soda to everyone in America if the album dropped in 2008. "Chinese Democracy,"infamously delayed since recording began in 1994, goes on sale Sunday.

"We never thought this day would come," Tony Jacobs, Dr Pepper's vicepresident of marketing, said in a statement. "But now that it's here,all we can say is: The Dr Pepper's on us.

"Beginning Sunday at 12:01 a.m., coupons for a free 20-ounce soda will beavailable for 24 hours on Dr Pepper's Web site. They'll be honored untilFeb. 28.Dr Pepper is owned by Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.