If he does, the auburn-locked '80-'90s rock icon and everyone else in America -- except two of his Estranged Guitarists -- will receive a free can of the Syrupy Soda, the company said.
"Tired of a world in which Americans Idolize wannabe singers and Musicals about High Schoolers pass as rock 'n roll music, dr pepper is encouraging (OK, Begging) Axl Rose to Finally Release his 17-year-in-the-making belabored masterpiece, Chinese Democracy, in 2008," it said in a release on Wednesday.
"In an unprecedented show of Solidarity with AXL, everyone in America, except estranged G N'R guitarists Slash and Buckethead, will receive a Free Can of Dr Pepper if the album ships some time -- anytime! -- in 2008."
The sodamaker's marketing director Jaxie Alt said he…