Guns N' Roses expected to reunite original lineup for world tour
Guns N' Roses are expected to announce a world tour that would reunite frontman Axl Rose and guitarist Slash, Dish Nation is reporting.
How soon? Any day now.
"Slash and Axl have verbally agreed to get things together again and reform the original band," a music insider told Dish. "The live shows is where they can show the world what they had and also make the greatest earnings."
Guns N' Roses formed in L.A. back in 1985 and achieved superstardom with their debut album, 1987's Appetite for Destruction. Troubles with drug use, squabbles with management and other internal feuds over songwriting led to their breakup in the mid '90s. Axl has continued to tour with a completely different lineup under the name Guns N' Roses while Slash went on to form Velvet Revolver. In 2012, the original lineup of Guns N' Roses was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame.
So why the sudden reconciliation?
"There's no animosity," Slash said in a recent CBS interview. "Over time we all just got sick and tired of the black cloud."