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Hollywood Vampires Announces Two Shows

Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper's band Hollywood Vampires have announced two new concerts.The group, which also features Joe Perry, have announced they will perform two shows at The Roxy in West Hollywood on September 16...

Supergroup The Hollywood Vampires Kick Off Live Dates In Los Angeles

Taken from the unofficial name of the celebrity group who used to hang out after hours at the Rainbow Bar & Grill in Los Angeles in the 1970s, the Hollywood Vampires formed last...

Grunge Icons Teaming Up For Iggy Pop Tribute Gig

Bassist MCKagan will hit the stage with Pearl Jam's Mike MCCready, Mudhoney's Mark Arm and Barrett Martin from Screaming Trees and Mad Season on the roof of Seattle's Pike Place Market on 23...

Duff Mckagan: 'My Daughters Know All About The Dangers Of Drugs Thanks To Me'

The rocker admits he's opened up about his heavy drinking and drug abuse past, which led to acute alcohol-induced pancreatitis in the mid 1990s, to daughters Grace, 17, and Mae, 14, but he...

Duff Mckagan Teams Up With Krist Novoselic For Odd Sweet Child O' Mine Gig

MCKagan was at a launch party for his new book, How to Be a Man at the Neptune, when the odd collaboration took place. The former Guns N' Roses star played bass...

Duff Mckagan Blasts Sweet Child O' Mine Copying Claims

Australian Crawl singer James Reyne recently pointed out that his group's 1981 track Unpublished Critics bears similarities to the 1987 rock anthem, but insisted he would never act on his suspicions for fear...

Duff Mckagan Hoping To Write Alice In Chains Book

The former Guns N' Roses star has become a keen writer in recent years, producing columns for SeattleWeekly.com and ESPN.com, while he also penned his autobiography, It's So Easy (And Other Lies), which...

Duff Mckagan Was Witness To Tragic Actor's Last Night

In his new book, How to Be a Man (And Other Illusions), MCKagan refuses to name the actor he ran into several times in New York over a February weekend in 2014, but...

Duff Mckagan To Release Supergroup Ep With New Book

The bassist, his former Guns N’ Roses bandmate Izzy Stradlin, Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell and Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga have recorded three tracks which will be released on the same...

Duff Mckagan's Daughter Releases First Ep

Grace hopes the release of Say L'or Venus will prove to critics that she isn't just another rock offspring trying to make it as a musician. She says, "I have a lot...

Duff Mckagan Unsure He Wants Kids To Inherit Guns N' Roses Publishing Rights

Rocker Duff Mckagan is contemplating selling off the publishing rights to the Guns N' Roses songs he co-wrote to avoid his children becoming accustomed to a life of privilege.The 50-year-old bassist admits he has been...

Duff Mckagan Releasing Parenting Book Based On Weekly Newspaper Article

Rocker Duff Mckagan is set to release a book on parenting later this year (15).The Velvet Revolver bassist will chronicle his time with Guns N' Roses and will offer up life lessons he learned while...

Chris Cornell And Duff Mckagan Join Mad Season

Rockers Chris Cornell and Duff Mckagan are joining newly reunited grunge supergroup Mad Season for a special concert.The Seattle, Washington-based band only released one album, Above, in 1995, and the remaining members are coming together...

Chad Smith And Duff Mckagan Form Supergroup For Charity Benefit

Rockers Chad Smith, Duff Mckagan, and Mike Mccready formed a supergroup for a one-off performance at a charity benefit hosted by Will Ferrell on Friday (19Sep14).The Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer put aside his "feud"...

Duff Mckagan: 'We're Not Auditioning Velvet Revolver Singers'

Rocker Duff Mckagan has dismissed reports sparked by former bandmate Scott Weiland suggesting supergroup Velvet Revolver are on the hunt for a new singer again.The band MCKagan formed with Slash and Matt Sorum has been...

Rob Zombie Forms Ramones Covers Band For Cemetery Tribute Show

Rob Zombie, Duff Mckagan and former Sex Pistols star Steve Jones have formed a Ramones covers group for the 10th annual Johnny Ramone tribute.Ramone's wife Linda will host the bash at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery,...

Slash: Rock 'N' Roll Can Save Politics

Slash thinks rock 'n' roll can save British politics. The former Guns N' Roses star previewed his new album 'World On Fire' at London's Houses Of Parliament and MPs rocked out to an acoustic performance,...

Guns N' Roses Set To Split?

Guns N' Roses are rumoured to be splitting up.Frontman Axl Rose is said to be planning to call time on the hard rock group after they complete their Las Vegas residency on June 7, almost...

Duff Mckagan To Join Guns N' Roses Onstage For Revolver Golden Gods Awards

Rocker Duff Mckagan will make his U.S. stage return as part of Guns N' Roses by reuniting with frontman Axl Rose at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards on Wednesday (23Apr14).The bassist has been filling in...

Duff Mckagan Back Onstage With Axl Rose For Guns N' Roses Gig

Rocker Duff Mckagan returned to the stage with Axl Rose on Sunday night (06Apr14) for a Guns N' Roses gig in Buenos Aires, Argentina.Filling in for Tommy Stinson, who is touring with his reunited group...

Duff Mckagan Rejoins Guns N' Roses For South America Shows

Duff McKagan is reuniting with Guns N' Roses for five shows across South America.The legendary hard rock group's former bassist - who played in the original line-up with singer Axl Rose, guitarists Slash and Izzy...

Tommy Stinson Confirms Duff Mckagan Will Replace Him On Guns N' Roses Tour

Rocker Tommy Stinson has confirmed reports suggesting Duff Mckagan will rejoin Guns N' Roses for shows in South America as his replacement.MCKagan hinted at a reunion with singer Axl Rose in a tweet on Monday...

Duff Mckagan Hints About Guns N' Roses Return

Rocker Duff Mckagan looks set to return to the stage with his former Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose as part of a mini-reunion in South America.The bassist posted a teaser tweet to fans online...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Dio At Album Launch Party In Hollywood

Heavy rock heavyweights Corey Taylor, Duff Mckagan and Rob Halford paid tribute to late peer Ronnie James Dio at an album listening party in Los Angeles on Monday night (17Mar14).The Vip bash at the Avalon...

Velvet Revolver Stars To Headline Dolphin Gig With New Supergroup

Former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver stars Slash, Duff Mckagan and Matt Sorum's new supergroup is planning a star-studded benefit in Hollywood next month (Nov13).The group, Kings of Chaos, will perform with guitar great...

Slash Positive About Guns N' Roses Reunion

Slash remains positive about reuniting the original members of Guns N' Roses.The legendary 'Nightrain' guitar player is open to the idea of getting back on stage with Steven Adler, Duff McKagan, Izzy Stradlin and Axl...

Duff Mckagan Hosts Radio Show For Bass Legends

Rocker Duff Mckagan is paying tribute to his bass-playing heroes in a new online radio show.The former Guns N' Roses bassist broadcasts a weekly programme on web-based station Planet Rock celebrating the history of the...

Duff Mckagan Saddened By Scott Weiland's Stone Temple Pilots Dispute

Rocker Duff Mckagan was saddened by Scott Weiland's firing from Stone Temple Pilots, but insists he could "see it coming".Former Guns N' Roses star MCKagan performed with the singer in Velvet Revolver before Weiland was...

Duff Mckagan's Wife Wins Restraining Order Against Overzealous Fan

Guns N' Roses star Duff Mckagan's wife has won a restraining order against a man who travelled from Arizona to their Los Angeles home last week (ends23Jun13).Susan Holmes-MCKagan applied for the temporary ban against Story...

Manic Street Preachers: Richard Hawley Is 'Great'

Manic Street Preachers think Richard Hawley is a ''great man''.The 'A Design For Life' band are working hard on a follow up from 2010 album 'Postcards from a Young Man' and are thrilled with the...

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