Axl Rose and Slash will perform together for the first time since 1993 on Friday
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Nearly 23 years after the original Gun N’ Roses lineup parted ways, the rock juggernauts will reunite at Los Angeles venue the Troubador Friday night to launch their much-anticipated “classic lineup” tour.

Announced on Twitter Friday afternoon, the surprise set marks the first time founding members Axl Rose and Slash will share a stage since the group’s 1993 Buenos Aires gig. It also kicks off a string of April shows for the iconic group, including a pair of headlining sets at Coachella and dates in Las Vegas and Mexico City. Their 21-stop reunion tour is also on the horizon, though dates and venues have not yet been specified.

According to their website, Friday’s affair will begin “sometime after 11 p.m.” and promises to be an “immersive,” albeit elusive event; no cameras will be allowed inside the show. According to Rolling Stone, an accompanying exhibit will include “historic items such as members’ classic attire, original artwork, personal awards and more.”

A limited amount of cash-only, $10 tickets will be released at noon, to be sold at Gibson Brands on the Sunset Strip.

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