Skrillex Will Open for Guns N’ Roses

In probably what is one of the strangest but most interesting combinations for a concert, Skrillex will be opening for Guns N’ Roses!

Skrillex
Skrillex

Many people were shocked when they first heard these news, but it shouldn’t come that much of a surprise when the EDM-producer has been mixing a lot of tunes with that of rock these days. Some people even speculate that he may be in the works of a collaboration piece with the infamous band that rocked the 80’s. Guns N’ Roses’ will be on tour again for a monstrous show called the Not In This Lifetime reunion tour. As confirmed by an official Guns N’ Roses tweet (see below), Skrillex will kick off the intro at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on August 5th. Following him will be other openers on the tour such as  Chris Stapleton, Lenny Kravitz, Alice in Chains, Billy Talent and the Cult. Here is the  full list of tour dates below!

Guns N’ Roses:
06-23 Detroit, MI – Ford Field #
06-26 Washington, DC – Fedex Field #
06-29 Kansas City, MO – Arrowhead Stadium #
07-01 Chicago, IL – Soldier Field #
07-03 Chicago, IL – Soldier Field #
07-06 Cincinnati, OH – Paul Brown Stadium
07-09 Nashville, TN – Nissan Stadium &
07-12 Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Field
07-14 Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field
07-16 Toronto, Ontario – Rogers Centre
07-19 Foxboro, MA – Gillette Stadium ^
07-20 Foxboro, MA – Gillette Stadium ^
07-23 East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium ^
07-24 East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium ^
07-27 Atlanta, GA – Georgia Dome $
07-29 Orlando, FL – Orlando Citrus Bowl $
07-31 New Orleans, LA – Mercedes-Benz Superdome $
08-03 Arlington, TX – AT&T Stadium $
08-05 Houston, TX – NRG Stadium *
08-09 San Francisco, CA – AT&T Park
08-12 Seattle, WA – CenturyLink Field
08-15 Glendale, AZ – University of Phoenix Stadium
08-18 Los Angeles, CA – Dodger Stadium
08-19 Los Angeles, CA – Dodger Stadium
08-22 San Diego, CA – Qualcomm Stadium

 

It’s going to be quite ironic when the Axl Rose starts singing “Paradise City,” while Skrillex will be hanging there, no? In addition, be sure to watch the video for Skrillex’s “Rock n Roll (Will Take You to the Mountain)” to see how Skrillex really, truly rocks out! And, don’t forget to let us know what you think of Skrillex being the opening act for the band who have an appetite for destruction. (I hope you get that, otherwise, don’t call yourselves rock fans.)

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