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Slash: 'Axl's Lies Nearly Ruined Velvet Revolver'

8th August 2007

VELVET REVOLVER feared they were going to lose their guitarist SLASH after AXL ROSE began spreading rumours of a GUNS N' ROSES reunion. Slash, who is now part of rock outfit Velvet Revolver with other...

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The Things They Say 5304

1st August 2007

"I'm not great at it. A lot of that has to do with the fact that it's hard for me to get rid of 30 years... of playing in a certain way and then all...

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Dozing Slash Blocked Out Revolver Troubles With Painkillers

30th July 2007

Rocker SLASH was so hooked on painkillers during VELVET REVOLVER's tough recording sessions for their new album LIBERTAD, he kept falling asleep in the studio. While bandmates Duff MCKagan and Matt Sorum were in rehab...

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Slash Hands Back Hard Rock Guitar

23rd July 2007

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH showed his gratitude at a recent Hard Rock dedication ceremony honouring his music - by returning a guitar he stole from the organisation. The ex-Guns N' Roses rocker's career was celebrated...

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Sixx Enlists Rocker Friends For Heroin Diaries

17th July 2007

Rocker NIKKI SIXX enlisted the writings of friends, including his MOTLEY CRUE bandmate TOMMY LEE and GUNS N' ROSES star SLASH for his new biography - to lend the book an unbiased perspective of what...

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Slash Supports New Guns N' Roses Album

13th July 2007

Guitarist SLASH has voiced his support for Guns N' Roses' hugely anticipated new album - despite walking out on the group more than 10 years ago. The rocker officially announced his departure in 2006 after...

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Slash Lined Up For Video Game

9th July 2007

Legendary rocker SLASH is making an appearance in pixilated form in upcoming video game GUITAR HERO III. The Velvet Revolver musician wore a motion-capture suit so that the game's programmers could capture his every move...

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Slash Thanks His Wife For Drug Recovery

8th July 2007

Guitarist SLASH has credited his wife with helping him kick his drug habit - after she showed him it was possible to beat an addiction. The Velvet Revolver musician has now been clean for 10...

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Slash Vows To Break Smoking Ban

28th June 2007

Rocker SLASH has promised to break the smoking ban in England, because he'd rather pay the fine than go without cigarettes. The Velvet Revolver guitarist was recently slammed for smoking onstage during a concert in...

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Slash Humbled By Alice Cooper Honour

19th June 2007

Rocker SLASH was close to tears as he presented ALICE COOPER with a Hero honour at the Mojo Awards in London last night (18Jun07) because the SCHOOL'S OUT rocker has become a great friend. The...

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The Things They Say 4871

10th June 2007

"I learned a long time ago, never have an orgasm right before you go on stage, you can't stand up properly. It's true! I know first hand..." VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH separates work from play....

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Slash Breaks Smoking Ban?

9th June 2007

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH has been caught breaking a smoking ban in Wales by lighting up on stage during a concert in the capital Cardiff. The rocker and his bandmate Scott Weiland smoked cigarettes during...

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The Things They Say 4830

4th June 2007

"You sweat in those leather pants and jacket and your whole body is like black ink." Rocker SLASH on the downside of wearing black leather onstage....

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Slash: 'I Did Visit Axl'

23rd May 2007

Rocker SLASH has confirmed reports he visited his former GUNS N' ROSES bandmate AXL ROSE after initially denying the rumours. The Velvet Revolver guitarist has been a constant critic of singer Rose, and scoffed at...

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Guns N' Roses Sued

1st May 2007

Rockers Guns N' Roses are being sued by a logistics company for $107,000 (534,000), according to tmz.com.The gossip website obtained news of the lawsuit which was filed in New Jersey in which Starlift Logistics allege...

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Slash Suggests Guns N' Roses/stone Temple Pilots Reunion Tour

16th April 2007

Rocker SLASH has given fans of GUNS N' ROSES and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS a boost - he thinks the members of his new band Velvet Revolver should return to their roots for a reunion tour....

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Morello's Festival Show Becomes An All-star Jam

16th March 2007

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and AUDIOSLAVE guitarist TOM MORELLO thrilled fans at his South By Southwest festival appearance last night (15MAR07) when he turned his show into an all-star jam. What was supposed to be...

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Smith Finally Buried In The Bahamas

3rd March 2007

LATEST: ANNA NICOLE SMITH was buried in the Bahamas yesterday (02MAR07), three weeks after she died in a Florida hotel suite (08FEB07) at the age of 39. The former Playboy Playmate was buried after a...

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Velvet Revolver To Stand In For Van Halen

2nd March 2007

LATEST: VELVET REVOLVER will take VAN HALEN's place at the upcoming Rock And Roll Hall of Fame ceremony after the JUMP group decided not to perform at the event. Van Halen will be inducted into...

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Slash To Pen Autobiography

22nd February 2007

Legendary GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH is writing his autobiography. The 41-year-old - real name SAUL HUDSON - will work alongside writer ANTHONY BOZZA, who previously helped MOTLEY CRUE star TOMMY LEE pen his own...

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Classic Guns N' Roses Line-up To Reform?

17th February 2007

The original line-up of GUNS N' ROSES is to reform, according to original drummer STEVEN ADLER. Frontman AXL ROSE is the only original member of the band in its current incarnation, but Adler claims himself,...

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Rock Trio Land Rockwalk Honour

12th January 2007

Rockers SLASH, RONNIE JAMES DIO and FRANK ZAPPA's drummer TERRY BOZZIO are to be enshrined in Hollywood's RockWalk. The trio will be honoured on Sunset Boulevard next week (17JAN07), where their handprints and signatures will...

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Kilmer No Show At Doors Celebration

10th November 2006

LATEST: VAL KILMER missed out on a chance to recreate JIM MORRISON onstage with the real DOORS in Hollywood on Wednesday night (08NOV06) when he got "stuck in traffic." Kilmer rehearsed with Doors founders ROBBY...

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Fascinating Fact 2105

18th September 2006

The house BILLY BOB THORNTON bought from rocker SLASH was once a 'speakeasy' for illegal boozers during America's Prohibition era in the early 1900s.

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The Things They Say 2823

4th September 2006

"You know you've gone too far when SLASH is saying, 'Look you have to shut it down, you're going to die.'" Troubled movie star CHARLIE SHEEN realised it was time to clean up when former...

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Patton Turned Down Inxs And Velvet Revolver

4th August 2006

MIKE PATTON turned down invitations to join rock supergroups INXS and VELVET REVOLVER, because they are too popular. Ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH approached the former FAITH NO MORE frontman in 2002 to be the...

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Axe To Fall At Disney

12th July 2006

Despite the back-to-back success of Pirates of the Caribbean and Cars, the Walt Disney Co. plans to announce within the next 10 days that it will slash the number of films it makes to eight...

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Slash Lashes Out At Guns N' Roses Reunion Rumours

24th June 2006

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH has rubbished reports he is considering reuniting with his former bandmates, insisting the rumours are completely false. Rumours circulated last month (MAY06) that Slash - real name SAUL HUDSON...

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Shiloh Sparks First Fashion Trend

14th June 2006

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT's three-week-old daughter has already made her first fashion statement after appearing on the cover of America's People magazine in a trendy T-shirt. SHILOH NOUVEL JOLIE-PITT wore a vintage-washed grey cotton...

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Stone Roses Turned Down Slash

11th May 2006

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH offered to join British band the STONE ROSES after their guitarist left, but was knocked back by scathing frontman IAN BROWN. After JOHN SQUIRE announced his departure from the Manchester...

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