Guns N' Roses headline Glastonbury with a divisive performance.
Why it matters
The performance has sparked controversy and divided opinions, with some praising the band's old-school rock performance while others criticize it as outdated and lacking in quality.
What the papers say
The Independent criticizes the band's performance as dated, rockist, and macho, while The Telegraph acknowledges the band's iconic status but criticizes Axl Rose's voice and the overall performance.
How we got here
Guns N' Roses' headline performance at Glastonbury has sparked controversy due to the band's reputation and the divisive nature of their music.
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Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place in Pilton, Somerset, in England. In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other arts.