Sources: Guns N' Roses Reuniting in 2016
Axl Rose hasn't played with Slash in 23 years
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 30, 2015 3:06 AM CST
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash arrives for a fan event in Tokyo on April 22, 2010.   (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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(Newser) – In a feat nearly as impressive as bringing Tupac Shakur back from the dead, Coachella has apparently persuaded the original lineup of Guns N' Roses to get back together for this year's festival. Sources tells Billboard that the reunited band is set to headline the festival in April and is also in talks to play around 25 stadium gigs in North America this summer, with a fee of up to $3 million per show. Axl Rose and Slash haven't played together since July 17, 1993, and a reunion would mean an end to one of the longest-lasting and bitterest feuds in rock, the Sydney Morning Herald notes. (A dispute over Michael Jackson and a big-screen TV was rumored to be the reason for the split.)