Guns N' Roses to play Slane next year

MCD made the announcement at a press conference in Dublin

Guns N' Roses to play Slane next year

This file photo shows Axl Rose, lead vocalist of Guns N' Roses performing during their concert in Bangalore, India | Image: AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi

It has been revealed that Guns N' Roses will play Ireland in 2017.

Production company MCD made the announcement at a press conference in Dublin.

The group will play Slane on Saturday May 27th, 2017.

It is part of their 'Not In This Lifetime' tour.

The tour will also see them play dates in Japan, Australia, the UK, US and Israel.

Ireland is the first stop in the European leg of the tour.

Tickets go on sale December 9th at 9.00am, priced from €89.50 including booking fee.

Deputy editor of Hot Press magazine, Stuart Clark, spoke to the Pat Kenny Show here on Newstalk - remembering the last time they played here in 1992.