Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan has apparently confirmed that the band will play this year’s Glastonbury Festival.

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The hard rockers have been strongly rumored to play 2023’s edition of the festival, which has so far only revealed one headliner in Elton John.

Speaking on his SiriusXM radio show Three chords and the truthMcKagan discussed Guns N’ Roses’ upcoming summer plans, which include a big London gig in Hyde Park a week after this year’s Glastonbury.

While discussing the summer plans, McKagan discussed the London show, then added: “…and Glastonbury is going to be iconic.” He gave no further explanation.

Listen to the audio clip from the interview hereas pointed out by a fan on Save your.

Apart from Elton John, no other acts have yet been confirmed for Glastonbury 2023. eFestivals‘ line-up page currently lists Arctic Monkeys as the rumored remaining headliner. The first wave of artists traditionally arrives around March.

Tickets for this year’s Glastonbury sold out instantly last October. Tickets for general sale were snapped up in an hour, while bus packages went in under 25 minutes. According to the organizers, the demand far exceeded the supply.

Elsewhere in the rumor mill, Melanie C this week shared an update on suggestions The Spice Girls should play this year’s Glastonbury after Mel B teased the pop icons could be set to reunite again for a special performance at Worthy Farm.

There are also rumors that Roxy Music could appear in this year’s legends slot, although nothing has yet been confirmed.

Talking to NME recently about the possibility of performing at Glastonbury, Roxy Music’s Phil Manzanera said: “I’ve had friends text and email saying, ‘I see you might be playing Glastonbury!’ To which my response is, ‘Well, tell me about it, because I have no idea.’ I’ll wait and see what happens there. Who knows? I don’t.”

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