More Guns N’ Roses Lineup Details Apparently Revealed Via Social Media
The biggest story of 2016 so far has been the return of classic members to the Guns N' Roses lineup. So far, it is confirmed that Axl Rose will be rejoined by Slash and Duff McKagan, but the full lineup is starting to become a bit clearer thanks to social media. The band is scheduled to play two shows at the 2016 Coachella Festival, and it seems a number of existing GN'R members will remain in the lineup.
Drummer Frank Ferrer retweeted a congratulations notice from Flashback Heart Attack on Twitter that signifies that he and guitarist Richard Fortus would be part of the Guns N' Roses lineup that would be taking the stage.
Meanwhile, journalist Mitch Lafon spotted a pair of tweets from Lisa Reed, the wife of keyboardist Dizzy Reed, that suggested that she was proud to be married to Dizzy and that their daughter was proud that her father was playing the same day as one of her favorites -- Halsey. The show where the two acts would cross paths is Coachella, thus signifying Reed's participation with Guns N' Roses.
And finally, multi-instrumentalist Chris Pitman, who has played with Guns N' Roses since 1998, stated in a photo posting, "Gonna B A fun time 2016" with hashtags for Coachella, Axl Rose and Guns N' Roses. See all three of the twitter posts below.
While the tweets would seemingly suggest that Ferrer, Fortus, Reed and Pitman are all involved in the Guns N' Roses lineup, an official statement regarding their participation has not been announced.
As for those who have been confirmed, Slash further whetted the appetite of longtime Guns N' Roses fans, posting a photo of his guitar in the studio, perhaps a suggestion that the band is preparing to rehearse. Check out that post below.
So far, only the Coachella shows on April 16 and 23 have been revealed, but there has been plenty of speculation about the group being in negotiations for a tour of stadiums this summer.
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