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Mckagan To Rejoin Velvet Revolver?

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist DAVE NAVARRO has hinted one-time bandmate DUFF MCKAGAN's departure is linked to a VELVET REVOLVER rebirth.The bassist quit the band at the beginning of September (10) after just five months and three...

Duff Mckagan Quits Addiction

Duff McKagan has left Jane's Addiction after just five months.The former Guns 'N' Roses bass player cited "musical differences" as the motivation behind his decision to leave the US rock group, despite working on material...

Jane's Addiction Part Ways With Mckagan

Former GUNS N' ROSES star DUFF MCKAGAN has quit JANE'S ADDICTION after just five months and three shows.MCKagan stepped in to replace co-founder Eric Avery following his departure from the band in March (10) and...

Manic Street Preachers' 'Awe-inspiring' Collaboration

Manic Street Preachers found collaborating with ex Guns N' Roses star Duff McKagan "awe-inspiring".Lead guitarist James Dean Bradfield revealed having the iconic bassist - who currently fronts both Velvet Revolver and Jane's Addiction - appear...

Duff Mckagan Gets Loaded In August

Duff McKagan's Loaded will start recording their new album in August.The rock group - led by the former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist - have been busy writing songs for the LP and...

Jane's Addiction Set For Another Secret Fan Show

The new-look JANE'S ADDICTION will make only their second public appearance since recruiting DUFF MCKAGAN on bass at a top secret, fan-only event in Hollywood next week (beg28Jun10).The former Guns N' Roses star made his...

Axl Rose Suing Ex-manager

Axl Rose is suing his former manager for $5 million for trying to sabotage his career.Irving Azoff originally filed a suit against Axl in March for reportedly not paying him the agreed percentage of earnings...

Mckagan's Jane's Addiction Debut Doubles As Wife's Birthday Party

Rockers JANE'S ADDICTION debuted new bandmate DUFF MCKAGAN at a seven-song, fan-only show in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (05May10), which doubled as a birthday party for the bassist's wife.The group took the stage at...

Jane's Addiction To Debut Mckagan To Fans At Free Show

JANE'S ADDICTION will debut new bass player DUFF MCKAGAN in Hollywood on Wednesday (05May10) - but only 100 lucky fans will witness the historic show.The former Guns N' Roses star recently replaced Eric Avery in...

Mckagan Makes Jane's Addiction Debut At Farrell Party

Former GUNS N' ROSES star DUFF MCKAGAN made his debut as JANE'S ADDICTION's new bassist on Tuesday night (30Mar10) at singer PERRY FARRELL's birthday party.The rocker, who has replaced Eric Avery in the reunited group,...

Mckagan In The Studio With Jane's Addiction

Former GUNS N' ROSES star DUFF MCKAGAN has officially joined JANE'S ADDICTION - new photos of the bassist in the studio with his new bandmates have been posted online.Guitarist Dave Navarro has posted a snapshot...

Mckagan: 'My Book Won't Be A Guns N' Roses Tell-all'

DUFF MCKAGAN has vowed not to focus on GUNS N' ROSES' troubles in his upcoming autobiography - insisting the book won't be a "tell-all".The band underwent several line-up changes over the years - drummer Stever...

Duff Mckagan Joins Jane?

Duff McKagan has joined Jane's Addiction.The former Guns'N'Roses rocker will reportedly join the 'Just Because' hitmakers - consisting of singer Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro and drummer Stephen Perkins - as the bassist on a...

Mckagan Replaces Avery In Jane's Addiction

Former GUNS N' ROSES rocker DUFF MCKAGAN has replaced ERIC AVERY in the reunited JANE'S ADDICTION.Avery co-founded the band in the mid-1980s and rejoined frontman Perry Farrell for a 2008 reunion. He announced his plans...

Mckagan Planning Memoir

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist DUFF MCKAGAN is expanding his writing portfolio - he's in talks to document his rock 'n' roll career in a forthcoming memoir.The rocker-turned-journalist currently writes a regular music column on...

Mckagan's Loaded Leave Record Label

Former GUNS N' ROSES rocker DUFF MCKAGAN is looking for a new record deal for his solo rock project - after the band split from its label.The bassist formed Duff MCKagan's Loaded in 2000 before...

Mckagan Joins Jane's Addiction?

Former GUNS N' ROSES star DUFF MCKAGAN has reportedly become the latest member of JANE'S ADDICTION - he's rumoured to have stepped in to replace bassist ERIC AVERY.The band reunited in 2008 after Nine Inch...

Velvet Revolver Wait For Fate

Velvet Revolver expect their new singer to "land in their laps".The group have been searching for a frontman since the departure of Scott Weiland last year but bassist Duff McKagan insists they are not worried...

Mckagan Has High Praise For Slipknot Star's New Band

SLIPKNOT star COREY TAYLOR appears to have emerged as a new favourite to land the vacant role of VELVET REVOLVER frontman after winning high praise from the band's bassist DUFF MCKAGAN.The supergroup, founded by MCKagan...

Mckagan Lands Weekly Radio Show

VELVET REVOLVER star DUFF MCKAGAN has landed a new job as a DJ. The former Guns N' Roses rocker will debut his new Radio Loaded show in his native Seattle, Washington next week (12May09). The weekly...

Mckagan Laments Music Industry Budget Cuts

Former GUNS N' ROSES star DUFF MCKAGAN fears the global economic crisis has hit the music industry hard - with artists slashing budgets while they are on tour. The bassist, who now performs with Velvet Revolver,...

Mckagan Impressed By Perry

KATY PERRY has an unlikely new superfan in former GUNS N' ROSES rocker DUFF MCKAGAN, who insists the pretty pop star is "f**king amazing". The bassist took his daughter Grace to a recent Perry show and...

Mckagan: 'I'd Take Rose Over Weiland'

Rockers DUFF MCKAGAN and SLASH would go back to playing with AXL ROSE before reteaming with former VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND. The duo are still looking for Weiland's replacement a year after sacking the singer...

Mckagan: 'We Lost Weiland To The Other Side'

Rocker DUFF MCKAGAN and his VELVET REVOLVER bandmates kicked frontman SCOTT WEILAND out of the group when it became clear he couldn't stay away from drink and drugs. The band sacked the wild singer a year...

Guns N' Roses To Tour?

GUNS N' ROSES are said to be planning a worldwide stadium tour to support their latest album CHINESE DEMOCRACY.Frontman AXL ROSE recently ruled out reforming the original line-up of the legendary band, labelling guitarist SLASH...

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Mckagan Offers Guns N' Roses Reunion Hope

Rocker DUFF MCKAGAN has given GUNS N' ROSES fans hope for a full reunion by refusing to rule out the idea. The bassist, who currently performs alongside former Guns N' Roses stars Slash and Matt Sorum...

Mckagan Defends His Financial Knowledge

Rocker-turned-financial journalist DUFF MCKAGAN has fired back at critics who have accused him of lacking the knowledge to write a money column for Playboy magazine. The Velvet Revolver bassist was hired by the raunchy men's magazine...

Mckagan To Write For Playboy

VELVET REVOLVER star DUFF MCKAGAN is to expand his burgeoning journalistic career by becoming a financial columnist for Playboy magazine. The former Guns N' Roses rocker already writes a weekly report for SeattleWeekly.com and now he...

Slash And Mckagan Not Rejoining Guns N' Roses

Reformed rockers GUNS N' ROSES have blasted rumours original bandmembers SLASH and DUFF MCKAGAN are planning to rejoin the group in 2009. The guitarists quit the band in 1993, after their relationship with frontman Axl...

Mckagan: 'Velvet Revolver Struggling To Find A Singer'

VELVET REVOLVER star DUFF MCKAGAN has revealed he and his bandmates are struggling to find a permanent replacement for fired frontman SCOTT WEILAND. Weiland was kicked out of the group in April (08) following a...

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