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Tommy Lee Forms New Rock Band For Reality Show

Rocker TOMMY LEE will team up with members of METALLICA and GUNS N' ROSES to form a new group who will search for their lead singer on the reality show ROCK STAR. The former MOTLEY...

Axl Sues Slash

GUNS N' ROSES frontman AXL ROSE has filed a lawsuit against his former bandmate SLASH, seeking a federal judge's confirmation of the singer's ownership of his "own creative works". Rose's filing comes in response to...

New Guns N' Roses Songs Leaked Online

Songs set to feature on the highly anticipated new GUNS N' ROSES album CHINESE DEMOCRACY have been leaked online. Frontman AXL ROSE has been working on the project for more than a decade since...

Les Paul Leaves Hospital

LATEST: Guitar great LES PAUL, was released from a New Jersey hospital on Saturday (11FEB06) after recovering from pneumonia. Paul, who won two Grammys last week (08FEB06), is now home resting and "feeling much...

Guns 'N' Roses' New Album Out Next Month

LATEST: Legendary rockers GUNS 'N' ROSES will release their first album in 13 years next month (MAR06) when the long awaited CHINESE DEMOCRACY finally hits store shelves. The LP has been more than a...

Les Paul Beams Into Guitar Tribute From Hospital Bed

LATEST: Pneumonia didn't keep guitar great LES PAUL from a Los Angeles tribute concert on Tuesday night (07FEB06) - even though he was in his sickbed in New Jersey at the time. Paul, 90,...

Rocker Lukather Celebrates Christmas In June On New Album

TOTO star STEVE LUKATHER found it tough to get into the Christmas spirit while he was recording holiday album SANTA MENTAL, because he recorded it in June (05). The AFRICA guitarist teamed up with...

Osbourne Offered Cash To Flash

Hellraiser OZZY OSBOURNE was offered thousands of dollars by former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH to strip off his underwear in front of British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The cheeky rocker admits he was...

Atlanta's Rap Royalty Recreate Famous Jazz Image

LUDACRIS, JERMAINE DUPRI and YOUNG JEEZY were among the 50-plus rap and hip-hop stars who helped recreate ART KANE's famous 1958 photograph, A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM, in Atlanta on Friday (18NOV05). Kane assembled...

Osbourne Orders Silicone Clone

Hellraising rocker OZZY OSBOURNE is one of the first celebrities to order a life-size silicone clone of himself. The BLACK SABBATH frontman will be immortalised forever with the $10,800 (GBP6,000) life-like body double....

Lukather Lines Up Rock Stars For Christmas Album

Classic rockers EDDIE VAN HALEN, EDGAR WINTER and STEVE VAI are among the stars joining TOTO star STEVE LUKATHER on his first Christmas album. Lukather has recorded his versions of classic festive tunes with...

Revolver Stars Sue Axl Over Guns N' Roses Cash

VELVET REVOLVER stars SLASH and DUFF McKAGAN have reignited their legal feud with former GUNS N' ROSES bandmate AXL ROSE in a spat over publishing royalties. The duo claim Rose sold the rights to...

Magic Numbers Singer Not Recognised By Slash

THE MAGIC NUMBERS frontman ROMEO STODART was overjoyed to meet his hero SLASH at an awards ceremony, but was disappointed the GUNS N' ROSES legend didn't know who he was. Up-and-coming rocker Stodart's band...

Led Zeppelin Voted Best 'Fantasy' Supergroup Of All Time

All four members of LED ZEPPELIN have been voted as the ideal supergroup in a British poll to find the fantasy band - which ended up with the real band being nominated the dream rock...

Slash's Dangerous Drink

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH once accidentally drank a bottle of urine thrown onstage during a gig. The hairy star - who now performs with supergroup VELVET REVOLVER - made the discovery too...

Timberlake + Will.i.am Help Macy Out

Pals JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and WILL.I.AM are helping MACY GRAY to stage her comeback by naming her upcoming album as the first release for their new production group JAW BREAKERS. Timberlake and the BLACK EYED...

Velvet Revolver Share Their Feelings

VELVET REVOLVER have regular meetings to discuss any rifts or problems the bandmates might have, in a bid to keep the rock group mentally healthy. SLASH, DUFF McKAGAN, MATT SORUM, SCOTT WEILAND and DAVE...

Stars Pay Tribute To Rolling Stone Legends

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, KANYE WEST, SLASH, JANET JACKSON and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE have penned personal tributes to their heroes and heroines in rock magazine ROLLING STONE's new IMMORTALS special issue. Following on...

Stars Rock Out For Baseball Openers

Reformed rockers HUEY LEWIS + THE NEWS, PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and SLASH are kicking off the new baseball season in style by performing pre-game anthems at their favourite stadiums....

Foxx Plans First Album In 11 Years

OSCAR winner JAMIE FOXX is set to add to an amazing year by releasing his first album in 11 years. The RAY star will collaborate with 50 CENT, KANYE WEST, SNOOP DOGG, SLASH...

Slash Gets His Hat Back

VELVET REVOLVER rocker SLASH has his trademark hat back after a Los Angeles clothing company offered a $5,000 (GBP2,631) for it. The former GUNS N' ROSES star's top hat was stolen from a limousine...

Velvet Revolver Helped Weiland Escape Death

Rocker SCOTT WEILAND owes his life to VELVET REVOLVER, because the band recruited him when he was a near-to-death drug addict. The former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman has a long history of heroin abuse,...

Mckagan's Drug-fuelled Gn'r Memory Loss

DUFF McKAGAN relies on his ex-GUNS N' ROSES bandmates for wild anecdotes relating to the PARADISE CITY group's heyday - because he was too obliterated on drugs and alcohol. The bassist - who formed...

Slash Gets Tv Help To Locate Top Hat

LATEST: VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH has asked an American TV show to help him recover his trademark top hat, which was recently stolen from his limousine. The former GUNS N' ROSES rocker was devastated...

Slash's Hat Stolen

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH was left devastated after his trademark top hat was stolen at this month's (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS. The former GUNS N' ROSES rocker had worn the same headwear for 15 years,...

Slash's First Sex Partner Was Only 12

Rocker SLASH lost his virginity to a 12-year-old girl. The former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist was 13 at the time and the pot-fuelled laundry room sex session became the first of many for him...

Axl Infuriates G N' R Bandmates With Publishing Deal

Rocker AXL ROSE has infuriated his former GUNS N' ROSES bandmates by signing a multi-million dollar publishing deal with SANCTUARY GROUP. The reclusive singer's deal includes the band's back catalogue - including their hits...

Stars Enter The Studio For Osbourne's Tsunami Song

LATEST: Pop stars SIR ELTON JOHN, PINK, ROD STEWART and actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR are teaming up in the studio today (20JAN05) to record SHARON OSBOURNE's tsunami charity single. The eclectic group - who...

Slash's Family Drinking Tradition

Ex-GUNS N' ROSES rocker SLASH was left in no doubt his estranged family were his relatives when they devoured his backstage alcohol rider. Slash, who was born in Stoke-On-Trent, England, was touring with the...

Slash Enjoys Watching Sorum's Groupie Action

Married VELVET REVOLVER rocker SLASH no longer indulges in groupies on tour, instead preferring to watch drummer MATT SORUM entertain the ladies. The reformed wildman has completely overhauled his on-the-road behaviour since becoming a...

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