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Velvet Revolver To Stand In For Van Halen

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...

Slash To Pen Autobiography

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...

Classic Guns N' Roses Line-up To Reform?

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,...

Rock Trio Land Rockwalk Honour

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...

Kilmer No Show At Doors Celebration

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...

Patton Turned Down Inxs And Velvet Revolver

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...

Axe To Fall At Disney

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...

Slash Lashes Out At Guns N' Roses Reunion Rumours

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...

Shiloh Sparks First Fashion Trend

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...

Stone Roses Turned Down Slash

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...

Slash Files For Divorce

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH has reportedly filed for divorce from his second wife PERLA. The former GUNS N' ROSES star filed his divorce petition in Los Angeles on Thursday (27APR06). Slash - real name SAUL...

Slash Begged British Tenor To Be In Velvet Revolver

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH is an unlikely fan of British tenor RUSSELL WATSON - and even invited the singer to join his new band VELVET REVOLVER. The PARADISE CITY hitmaker, who boasts some...

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...

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