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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...

Slash And Duff Mckagan Play With Stp At Musicares Gala

Former Guns N' Roses rockers Slash and Duff Mckagan became the latest stars to join Stone Temple Pilots as they performed with new frontman Chester Bennington at a charity gig on Thursday night (30May13).Bennington was...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Jeff Hanneman

Duff Mckagan, Nikki Sixx and Pete Wentz are among the stars who have paid tribute to Jeff Hanneman following his death on Thursday (02May13).The Slayer guitarist and founding member passed away at a hospital in...

Slash & Duff Mckagan Add To Chi Cheng Tributes

Former Guns N' Roses bandmates Duff Mckagan and Slash and ex-My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way are among the stars who have taken to Twitter.com to add their tributes to Deftones bass player Chi Cheng.The...

Moby & Mckagan Audition For Postal Service In Hilarious Video

Moby, Duff Mckagan and 'Weird' Al Yankovic have signed up to audition for cult indie act Postal Service as part of a hilarious new promotional video.In the FunnyorDie.com skit, which is set in 2002, Postal...

Pearl Jam Star Forms New Band

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike Mccready has teamed up with former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff Mckagan to form a new band.The duo has enlisted former Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin for the side-project, which will...

Duff Mckagan Doesn't Rock For Cash

Duff McKagan isn't in rock 'n' roll for money.The legendary former Guns N' Roses bass player - who is also a member of Loaded - says nobody who gets into music for the wrong reasons...

Velvet Revolver To Reunite?

Duff McKagan wants to get Velvet Revolver back together. The bass player and singer now fronts new band Loaded, but is hopeful he will reunite with legendary guitarist Slash, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave...

Lynyrd Skynyrd Crown Classic Rock Roll Of Honour

Lynyrd Skynyrd brought the Classic Rock Roll of Honour to a close last night (13.11.12) with a scintillating set. The Southern US rockers - anchored by Johnny Van Zant, Gary Rossington and Rickey Medlocke -...

Duff Mckagan Rues Lost Fortune Over The Simpsons Beer Name

Rocker Duff Mckagan fears he lost a fortune in potential royalties for failing to cash in when The Simpsons creators borrowed his name for their famous fictional beer.The former Guns N' Roses bassist alleges he...

Guns N' Roses Played Their Way Out Of Poverty

Duff McKagan says Guns N' Roses had to ''play their way out'' of the Los Angeles club scene. The legendary rockers' former bassist remembers a time in the early 80s when the group were poor...

Axl Rose Went On Songwriting Hiatus Due To Criticism From Former Bandmates

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose gave up songwriting for several years because cruel comments from former bandmates Slash and Duff Mckagan made him feel inadequate.The Paradise City hitmaker took almost 14 years to complete...

Axl Rose Is Working On New Guns N' Roses Album

Axl Rose is working on a new Guns N' Roses album.The 'Paradise City' singer has been busy working on material with his bandmates and he has promised fans they won't have to wait 15 years...

Duff Mckagan Gets Parenting Tips From Alice

Duff McKagan gets parenting advice from Alice Cooper. The former Guns N' Roses star is touring with shock rocker Alice and says he looks to the 'Poison' star for advice on raising his girls, Grace...

Duff Mckagan Plays Gig For Five Soldiers

Rocker Duff Mckagan showed his support for Britain's armed forces by performing for five soldiers in London on Monday (29Oct12).The Guns N' Roses bassist staged the one-off special gig in aid of Help For Heroes,...

Duff Mckagan Shocked By Drug Offers

Former GUNS N' ROSES star Duff Mckagan was left speechless when he was offered drugs at his gig in Los Angeles this week (beg15Oct12) after years of speaking publicly about his battle to overcome his...

Duff Mckagan To Step Up Onto Spoken Word Stage

Former GUNS N' ROSES star Duff Mckagan is set to follow rockers Henry Rollins and Corey Taylor onto the spoken word stage.The bass player will hit the Viper Room in Los Angeles on 15 October...

Duff Mckagan Suffered Depression After 9/11

Rocker Duff Mckagan has opened up about his battle with depression, revealing he sank into a "thick, black state of being" following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.The former Guns N' Roses star has admitted the atrocities...

Cher Cycles For Charity

Singer Cher, Lethal Weapon's Danny Glover and former GUNS N' ROSES rocker Duff Mckagan were among the stars who tackled a four-hour cycling challenge for charity on Tuesday (11Sep12).Actor Djimon Hounsou and The Sex Pistols'...

Duff Mckagan Performs With Sick Teenager

Duff Mckagan made a sick teenager feel like a rock star by performing with him in Seattle, Washington this week (beg27Aug12).Simone Capelli, 13, who suffers from brittle bone disease, was flown out to the city...

Alice Cooper Would Never Weak Track On An Album

Alice Cooper would ''never put a filler'' track on an album. The 'School's Out' rocker has released 26 studio albums in a career spanning four decades, and says the secret to his longevity is rooted...

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