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Slash's Partying 'Burden'

Slash quit drinking and taking drugs because it "wasn't fun" anymore.The former Guns N' Roses guitarist - real name Saul Hudson - admits he has curbed his partying ways as he has got older because...

Slash Quit Smoking After Pneumonia

SLASH refused to quit smoking while his mother was dying of lung cancer - he only kicked the habit after falling ill with pneumonia.The former Guns N' Roses guitarist, 44, has been a heavy smoker...

Slash 'Too Scared' To Call Thom Yorke

According to The Sun SLASH was desperate to collaborate with THOM YORKE on his new solo album - but he was too scared to approach the RADIOHEAD frontman.The former Guns N' Roses guitarist enlisted a...

Slash Dedicates New Album To Late Mum

SLASH has dedicated his upcoming solo album to his late mother - because she was battling lung cancer while he was working on the record.The former Guns N' Roses guitarist went into the studio last...

Stars Help American Idol Raise $15 Million For Charity

SIR ELTON JOHN, SLASH, JENNIFER GARNER and MORGAN FREEMAN teamed up for AMERICAN IDOL's all-star charity event on Wednesday night (21Apr10) - helping to raise $15 million (£9.4 million) during the U.S. TV fundraiser.They were...

Wood Taught Slash Guitar Riffs

SLASH had the ultimate music teacher when he was growing up - legendary ROLLING STONES guitarist RONNIE WOOD.The former Guns N' Roses rocker was born and raised in England before moving to the U.S. with...

Ronnie Wood Taught Slash To Rock

Ronnie Wood used to teach Slash how to play guitar.The Rolling Stones guitarist gave playing tips to the legendary axeman - who played in seminal 80s band Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver and is...

Slash Got Rid Of Reptile Collection When Baby Was Born

Rocker SLASH parted ways with his famous collection of killer reptiles when his son was born - because he worried the baby would be harmed if a snake or lizard got loose.The former Guns N'...

Public Enemy Record For Less

Public Enemy have lowered the amount of money they are trying to raise to help fund their next album.Last year, the hip-hop group - consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff and DJ Lord...

Festival Update

More acts have been added to The Reading and Leeds festival line ups, including Mystery Jets, New Young Pony Club and System Of a Down singer Serj Tankian.The UK festivals - which take place over...

Slash No Guitar Legend

Slash doesn't consider himself a guitar legend. The former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver guitarist modestly doesn't think he is one of the greatest guitarists of all time, despite widely being regarded so by...

Slash: 'Rose Is Phenomenal'

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH wants to end his decade-long feud with ex-bandmate AXL ROSE, insisting the pair could have an "interesting conversation" if they put aside their differences.The top hat-toting rocker famously fell...

Slash To Be Honoured In Hollywood

Rocker SLASH is to be honoured at this summer's (10) Sunset Strip Music Festival in Los Angeles.The former Guns N' Roses guitarist will be celebrated at the third annual party in August (10). As part...

Slash & Grohl Bonded Over Their Kids

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL agreed to a guest appearance on SLASH's upcoming solo album after they bonded over chats during the school run.The former Nirvana drummer and the ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist became friends...

Scream 4 To Shoot This Spring

'Scream 4' will begin shooting in May. The fourth installment of the slasher franchise, which reunites Courteney Cox-Arquette, her husband David Arquette and Neve Campbell, will hit cinema screens in April 12, 2011 - 11...

Slash Too Shy To Approach Singers

Slash was scared to call up stars and ask them to guest on his solo record. The former Guns 'N' Roses guitarist is set to release his debut solo album - which features a range...

Slash Praises 'Hot' Fergie

SLASH had a secret reason for inviting BLACK EYED PEAS star FERGIE to sing on his new solo album - he has a crush on her.The former Guns N' Roses guitarist drafted in Fergie to...

Slash: 'Rose Is Misunderstood'

SLASH has come to the defence of his former GUNS N' ROSES bandmate AXL ROSE - insisting music industry peers should make more of an effort to "understand" the rocker, rather than just labelling him...

Slash Denies Jackson Track

Slash has denied he played on Michael Jackson's 'Black or White' and has branded the song "gay".The former Guns 'N' Roses guitarist worked with the late 'King of Pop' from 1991 onward, but has denied...

Slash Calls Off Osbourne Single Release

SLASH has axed plans to release his collaboration with OZZY OSBOURNE as the first single from his solo album - to avoid clashing with the PRINCE OF DARKNESS' new material.The Velvet Revolver guitarist recruited a...

Slash Teams Up With Dora The Explorer

Former GUNS N’ ROSES rocker SLASH is showing his softer side by teaming up with Nickelodeon to design a DORA THE EXPLORER backpack for charity.The Velvet Revolver star has been hired by bosses at the...

Slash Blasts UK Rock Stars

Slash reckons UK music is "tame, predicable and faceless". The legendary Guns 'N' Roses guitarist admitted he is "down on music in general right now" and said that the UK is lacking any bona fide...

Slash Bored By Bureaucracy

Slash spent more time dealing with bureaucracy than recording for his new album.The former Guns 'N' Roses guitarist assembled an all-star cast for his first solo effort, 'Slash', but says although it meant a lot...

Slash Still Searching For Weiland's Replacement

SLASH will resume his search for SCOTT WEILAND's replacement in VELVET REVOLVER once he completes his solo tour.The group, founded by the guitarist and his former Guns N' Roses bandmate Duff MCKagan, has been auditioning...

Fergie Planning Rock Record With Slash

BLACK EYED PEAS star FERGIE is planning to explore her passion for rock music on her next solo album - she's set to team up with SLASH for his upcoming project.The singer scored an international...

Slash To Revive Guns N' Roses Tracks On Solo Tour

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH is revamping the band's hits for his planned solo tour - because he trusts singer MYLES KENNEDY to cover AXL ROSE's original vocals.The top hat-toting rocker famously fell out...

Slash Signs Vocalist Kennedy For Solo Tour

Former GUNS N' ROSES rocker SLASH is reteaming with singer MYLES KENNEDY - the ALTER BRIDGE frontman has signed on to lend vocals to the guitarist's upcoming solo tour.Kennedy recorded a song for the rocker's...

Slash To Record Album With Fan

SLASH is offering fans the chance to join him in the studio - he's launched a contest which will see one lucky devotee record an album with the legendary guitarist.The musician has teamed up with...

Black Eyed Peas And Slash Wow At Davis' Pre-grammy Gala

The BLACK EYED PEAS and SLASH wowed a star-studded crowd at music mogul CLIVE DAVIS' pre-Grammy gala on Saturday night (30Jan10) - collaborating on stage for a rendition of GUNS N' ROSES hit record SWEET...

Cheryl Cole To Whip Fans Into Frenzy

Cheryl Cole will dance around the stage with whips during her "sexy" solo tour.The 'Fight for This Love' singer reportedly wants her "raunchy" concerts to be based around a bondage theme as she breaks away...

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