WATCH: Slash and Axl Rose played together with Guns N' Roses for the first time in 23 years 4 years ago

WATCH: Slash and Axl Rose played together with Guns N' Roses for the first time in 23 years

Over two decades in the making.

One of the most long-awaited reunions in music history has occurred for the first time in 23 years, as Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan came together to perform as Guns N' Roses.

The famous moment occurred at the Los Angeles' Troubadour on April Fool's Day, with the band playing all their classic hits, including; 'Sweet Child O' Mine', 'Welcome to the Jungle' and 'Paradise City'.

The gig was shrouded in secrecy, but as The Rolling Stone reported, one clever fan managed to compile a compilation clip of the big return, and it looked pretty damn good.

https://youtu.be/b5ZpB54Vaj8

Clip via rossthebassist

Those at the gig managed to capture some images of the unforgettable night.

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Axle !!!

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The great news kept on coming, as right after the performance, the group confirmed their Not in this Lifetime tour, which starts in Detroit on June 23 and ends in San Diego on August 22.

#GnFnR

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Anyone fancy going over for it?