Watch Guns N' Roses play Paradise City with Dave Grohl at Glastonbury

Dave Grohl and Duff McKagan onstage at Glastonbury
(Image credit: BBC)

The BBC have released the official broadcast footage of Guns N' Roses playing Paradise City at the climax of their headline show at the weekend's Glastonbury Festival. During the song, the band were joined onstage by a familiar face.

"We'd like to bring out Mr Dave Grohl," exclaimed frontman GN'R Axl Rose, introducing The Nicest Man In Rock™️. "Because there's never such a thing as too many guitars. There's no such fucking thing!"

Grohl was making his third festival appearance of the weekend. On Friday the Foo Fighters played a not-so-secret Pyramid Stage show as The Churnups, while Saturday afternoon found Grohl onstage with The Pretenders, playing drums on Tattooed Love Boys alongside another guest, former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr.

It's not the first time Grohl has guested with Guns N' Roses. In September 2022, he joined the band for another version of Paradise City when they played at the BOK Centre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the Not In This Lifetime tour. 

Guns N' Roses' World Tour continues on Tuesday in Glasgow - full dates below.

Guns N' Roses: The World Tour 2023

Jun 27: Glasgow Bellahouston Park, UK
Jun 30: London BST Hyde Park, UK
Jul 03: Frankfurt Deutsch Bank Park, Germany
Jul 05: Bern BERNEXPO, Switzerland
Jul 08: Rome Circo Massimo, Italy
Jul 11: Landgraaf Megaland, Netherlands
Jul 13: Paris La Defense, France
Jul 16: Bucharest National Arena, Romania
Jul 19: Budapest Puskás Arena, Hungary
Jul 22: Athens Olympic Stadium, Greece

Aug 05: Moncton Medavie Blue Cross Stadium, NB
Aug 08: Montreal Parc Jean Drapeau, QC
Aug 11: Hershey Hersheypark Stadium, PA
Aug 15: East Rutherford MetLife Stadium, NJ
Aug 18: PNC Park Pittsburgh, PA
Aug 21: Boston Fenway Park, MA
Aug 24: Chicago Wrigley Field, IL
Aug 26: Nashville GEODIS Park, TN
Aug 29: Charlotte Spectrum Center, NC
Sep 01: Saratoga Springs Saratoga Performing Arts Center, NY
Sep 03: Toronto Rogers Centre, ON
Sep 06: Lexington Rupp Arena, KY
Sep 09: St. Louis Busch Stadium, MO
Sep 12: Knoxville Thompson-Boling Arena, TN
Sep 15: Hollywood Hard Rock Live, FL
Sep 17: Atlanta Music Piedmont Park, GA
Sep 20: Biloxi Mississippi Coast Coliseum, MS
Sep 23: Kansas City Kauffman Stadium, MO
Sep 26: San Antonio Alamodome, TX
Sep 28: Houston Minute Maid Park, TX
Oct 01: San Diego Snapdragon Stadium, CA
Oct 06: Indio Powertrip Festival, CA
Oct 08: Sacramento Aftershock Festival, CA
Oct 11: Phoenix Chase Field, AZ
Oct 14: Climate Pledge Arena Seattle, WA
Oct 16: Vancouver BC Place, BC

Tickets are on sale now.

Fraser Lewry

Online Editor at Louder/Classic Rock magazine since 2014. 38 years in music industry, online for 25. Also bylines for: Metal Hammer, Prog Magazine, The Word Magazine, The Guardian, The New Statesman, Saga, Music365. Former Head of Music at Xfm Radio, A&R at Fiction Records, early blogger, ex-roadie, published author. Once appeared in a Cure video dressed as a cowboy, and thinks any situation can be improved by the introduction of cats. Favourite Serbian trumpeter: Dejan Petrović.