By David McNally
The Download 2018 lineup has been solidified and fans are in for a real treat.
Guns N Roses have been confirmed as the third and final headliner for 2018 Download festival in the UK. The band will take the stage Saturday, June 9. This will be the groups first UK festival appearance since reuniting featuring the original lineup of Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan.
The band’s critically acclaimed Not In This Lifetime Tour in 2016 was the first time the trio had been seen on stage together since 1993. And for the most part, its been a new GNR. Infamous for delaying shows for hours and inciting riots due to their legendary tardiness, the band has been pretty good about starting shows on time.
At their show this past Monday in Nashville, the show was advertised to start stage for 7 p.m. and The Tennessean reports that “when the clock struck 7 on Monday night, Guns N' Roses hit the stage at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, ripping right into "It's So Easy."
Download promoter Andy Copping says: “It’s great to have this iconic line up of Guns N’ Roses headlining at Download. I am sure I am not alone when I say I have been wanting this to happen for years.
Guns N Roses still has some U.S. Tour Dates left for this year. Tickets can be purchased here.
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