Leeds Festival: Guns & Roses to perform despite Twitter uncertainty

Rock giants Guns N' Roses ARE playing this month's Leeds Festival, fans were assured today.

The band's appearance at the annual music spectacular was thrown into doubt by a message on lead singer Axl Rose's page on social networking website Twitter.

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Posted on Sunday night, it read: "All upcoming Guns N' Roses dates are officially cancelled. Please contact your place of purchase for any refunds."

Today, though, it emerged that the message was a hoax, with the singer's Twitter account apparently having fallen victim to a hacker.

A spokesman for Leeds Festival said the band's final night headlining slot at the event was still due to go ahead as planned.

Arcade Fire, Blink 182 and The Libertines are among the other acts performing at the festival, being held at Bramham Park near Wetherby over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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