Axle Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan will play the festival the following week
He exited at the last minute due to 'unforeseen circumstances'
Rose will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live next week to discuss the speculation and (probably) confirm the plans
Start psyching yourself up for the ticket buying frenzy
Axl Rose was said to be “fuming” after the temperamental Guns N’Roses singer was robbed of three gold-and-diamond necklaces, worth an estimated £130,000, in Paris.
The Guns N' Roses guitarist is to perform for the first time in the city he left at the age of six
It's an ambition of mine to become a verb. Ideally, "to Rhodri" would mean to pen vast tracts of moving prose, display superhuman musical virtuosity, and be effortlessly charming. Sadly, it's not going to happen. It won't even come to mean "to moan about stuff", which is a better reflection of my personality. But Google managed it, the lucky so-and-sos, by creating the most efficient search tool the internet had seen. It made its competitors look so laughably bloated and inept that we deserted them like they were train carriages with a large, ticking parcel left in the aisle. Even today, with Microsoft's Bing doing all it can to challenge – including, say, dealing with Google copying its results – we're continuing to show loyalty to the search giant; more than two-thirds of the world's searches are handled by it.
The Duke is back, but boy did he take his time. When Duke Nukem 3D hit the shelves in 1996 it revolutionised the computer games industry. The Duke, a muscle-clad, cigar-smoking alpha-male who stormed across the galaxy fighting hordes of mutated aliens, was the brashest, most controversial character to appear in pixelated form at the time. He swore like a trooper, paid for strippers and killed both the guilty and innocent alike in Tarantino-esque orgies of button-bashing violence.
Axl flounders as Reading made to wait for its rock fix
Singer long-awaited album leads to legal challenge
A newspaper published by China's ruling Communist Party has labelled the latest Guns N' Roses album as an attack on the Chinese nation.
Flying pigs and angry old men: Axl is back, at last