Guns N’ Roses and LCD Soundsystem reunite to headline Coachella 2016

January 5, 2016

Guns N' Roses Coachella 2016 poster

The rumours are true.

Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan will play again on stage for the first time since the mid 90s, as Guns N’ Roses reunite to headline Saturday at Coachella 2016.

LCD Soundsystem will also re-form to be the Friday night headline act for Coachella, which takes place during two weekends this April in California.

Calvin Harris is the Sunday night headliner.

Tickets for Coachella go on sale tomorrow, Wednesday 6 January, at 11:00am PST. Weekend one takes place on 15-17 April, with weekend two on 22-24 April.

The full lineup of Coachella Valley music and arts festival can be seen in the poster below, and features Ellie Goulding, Chvrches, M83, Major Lazer, Miike Snow, Rancid, Flume, Jack Ü, Death Grips, Beach House, Silversun Pickups, A$AP Rocky, Purity Ring, Deerhunter, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, The Kills, Lush and HEALTH.

Both Slash and McKagan ave confirmed their involvement in the GN’R reunion on social media. It is unknown as yet whether the band’s other two original members, Izzy Stradlin and Steven Adler, will join them at Coachella.

© Brian Banks, Editor, Music Vice

Coachella 2016 line-up poster:


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