GNR has officially confirmed the reunion of members Slash, Axl Rose and Duff McKagan—not the whole crew, but still a great start. Word on whether drummer Steven Adler and rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin will join the band remains unconfirmed.
After releasing hints for fans, including an enticing trailer that aired during screenings of The Force Awakens, Coachella finally released their official lineup, confirming Guns N’ Roses as headliners (along with Calvin Harris and LCD Soundsystem).
With fans remaining unsure of what exactly “Guns N’ Roses” entails, the band released a press release that confirmed three out of five members will reunite.
A snippet of the press release was provided on ultimateclassicrock.com:
“Upholding a three-decade tradition of breaking ground, creating trends, and forever changing the face of rock ‘n’ roll, Guns N’ Roses announce the most significant and anxiously awaited musical event of this century. Founder Axl Rose and former members Slash and Duff McKagan will regroup to headline the Coachella Music & Arts Festival […]”
GNR will be playing Coachella Saturday, April 16, 2016 and Saturday, April 23, 2016.