It's not exactly a surprise at this point, but Guns N' Roses has confirmed its appearance at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. the group will headline the festival's two Saturday nights, on April 16 and 23.
The question now is who's going to be in the lineup; that was a not revealed when the Coachella lineup was unveiled Monday (January 4).
Thanks to the power of social media, Axl confirmed he will be at Coachella.
Slash and Duff McKagen have both posted GNR Coachella logos on their social media pages but neither directly confirmed their participation.
— Duff McKagan (@DuffMcKagan) January 5, 2016
Recent reports have said the two GNR co-founders will join Rose and a lineup that includes longtime keyboardist Dizzy Reed as well as current GNR members Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer and Chris Pitman along with guitarist Dave Kushner, who was part of Velvet Revolver with Slash and McKagen.
Also up in the air is a reported GNR stadium tour, for which the group is reportedly asking $3 million per show.
Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.