Original Guns N' Roses Members Confirm Coachella Reunion
The original lead guitarist and original bass player posted images on social media featuring the classic two-guns wrapped in roses Guns N' Roses logo over a backdrop of the festival site with "Coachella" written in the bottom corner.
Slash posted his image to his Instagram account and McKagan added the photo to his Facebook page. The same image was added to Guns N' Roses' social media accounts. McKagan also added the classic GN'R logo as his profile picture on Facebook.
Izzy Stradlin, Matt Sorum, Steven Adler and Gilby Clarke had not made similar social media post at press time, but Axl made the following emoji filled post on Twitter "Ok,ok... It's "confirmed!" Guns N' Roses is Headlining Coachella 2016!! See Everyone There!!"
Festival organizers announced the lineup on Monday. The 2016 edition of the festival will be taking place over two weekends (April 15th, 16th, 17th and 22nd, 23rd, 24th) at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California,
Guns N' Roses are scheduled to headline the Saturday night lineups of the festival which will also include performances from The Damned, Gary Clark Jr., Ice Cube, Disclosure, Zedd, ASAP Rocky, CHVRCHES, Halsey, James Bay, Grimes, Courtney Barnett, Run The Jewels, The Arcs, RL Grime, Lush, Zhu, Deerhunter, Unknown Moral Orchestra, Rhye, Lashes, Vince Staples, Tchami, Nina Kravitz, Snales, Rufus Du Sol, Lost Frequencies and more.
The Friday night lineups will feature the return of LCD Sound System with a headline set as well as performances from Ellie Goulding, Sufjan Stevens, Jack U, M83, Underworld, The Kills, Foals, Of Monsters and Men, Volbeat, and more.
Calvin Harris will be headlining the Sunday night lineups for the festival with support sets from Sia, Major Lazer, The 1975, Rancid, Miike Snow, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Cold War Kids, The Chainsmokers and more.
Friday April 15th and 22nd lineup:
Saturday April 16th and 2rd lineup:
Sunday April 17th and 24th lineup: