Guns N’ Roses is reuniting for the first time in 23 years. The “Not in This Lifetime” North American reunion tour will include lead singer Axl Rose, guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, keyboardist Dizzy Reed, guitarist Richard Fortus, drummer Frank Ferrer, and new keyboardist Melissa Reese. The band kicked off the tour with a performance at the Troubadour in Los Angeles on April 1.
The band has not said much about their reunion to the press. Drummer Steven Adler has not commented on the tour and was not at the Troubadour. According to L.A. Weekly, he was having back surgery and may not be part of the tour at all. Guitarist Izzy Stradlin is also not playing on the reunion tour.
Keyboardist Chris Pitman joined Guns N’ Roses in 1998 and was involved with the band through 2014. The group has not commented on why he left. Pitman tweeted recently that the band was going to play Coachella, but that tweet was later deleted.
It is also unclear how Axl Rose and Slash reconciled. Rose said in an interview with Billboard in 2009 that a reunion would never happen.
Guns N’ Roses members have not commented on whether or not they will be recording new music. They have adopted a policy of not granting any interviews.
Guns N’ Roses Reunion Tour Dates
April 8 and 9 – Las Vegas, Nevada at T-Mobile Arena
April 15 – Coachella in Indio, California
April 19 – Iztacalco, Mexico at Estadio Foro Sol
April 22 – Coachella in Indio, California
June 23 – Detroit, Michigan at Ford Field
June 26 – Landover, Maryland at Fedex Field
June 29 – Kansas City, Missouri at Arrowhead Stadium
July 1 – Chicago, Illinois at Soldier Field Stadium
July 6 – Cincinnati, Ohio at Paul Brown Stadium
July 9 – Nashville, Tennessee at Nissan Stadium
July 12- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at Heinz Field
July 14 –Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at Lincoln Financial Field
July 16 – Toronto, Ontario at Rogers Centre
July 19 – Foxborough, Massachusetts at Gillette Stadium
July 23 – East Rutherford, New Jersey at MetLife Stadium
July 27 – Atlanta, Georgia at Georgia Dome
July 29 – Orlando, Florida at Florida Citrus Bowl
July 31 – New Orleans, Louisiana at Mercedes-Benz Superdome
August 3 – Arlington, Texas at AT&T Stadium
August 5 – Houston, Texas at NRG Stadium
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