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Watch the Reunited Guns N’ Roses Play Their First Show in 23 Years

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 30: Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses performs at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino December 30, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The reunited Guns N’ Roses kicked off their Not in This Lifetime tour at Los Angeles’  Troubadour last night. It was the first time original members Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan have performed together since 1993. In addition to a headlining slot at Coachella 2016, the band announced a full slate of U.S. tour dates yesterday.

The April Fool’s gig opened with “It’s So Easy” and “Mr. Brownstone.” Axl, Slash, and co. went on to play classics including “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” “You Could Be Mine,” and SPIN‘s number one favorite GnR song, “Welcome to the Jungle,” before closing with “Paradise City.”

Cameras were not permitted into the April Fool’s gig, but enterprising fans managed to get a few shots anyway. YouTube user Rossthebassist compiled several of the best Instagram clips into a compilation video, which you can watch below (h/t Rolling Stone). Scroll down for more photos from the show, the setlist, a commemorative ticket, and more.


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