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Slash Keeps Rocking For The Money

Former GUNS N' ROSES rocker SLASH needed to hit the road again with new band VELVET REVOLVER, because he didn't make enough money from his time with the rock legends to last him into retirement...

Cruise And Slash Donate Items To Tsunami Auctions

A movie poster signed by TOM CRUISE is among star-studded items being auctioned in an online internet appeal to raise funds for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. British newspaper THE SUN has teamed...

Slash's Nasty New Years

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH cut short his New Year's Eve celebrations when he discovered his beloved pet cat was ailing. The former GUNS 'N' ROSES rocker was partying in Las Vegas, Nevada when he...

Slash Followed Richards

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH credits ROLLING STONE KEITH RICHARDS with inspiring him to become a musician. The rocker grew up watching the Stones and was captivated by Richards' guitar skills and the...

Sorum Quit Gn'r Over Axl Arrogance

Drummer MATT SORUM was fired from rock group GUNS N' ROSES when he objected to AXL ROSE's declaration that he was the only vital member of the band. Sorum, now playing in supergroup VELVET...

Slash: 'I Was Suicidal When I Left Gnr'

Legendary guitarist SLASH considered suicide after watching AXL ROSE record his vocals at the final GUNS N' ROSES recording session. The band recorded a cover of the ROLLING STONES' SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL in...

Dylan's Like A Rolling Stone Tops Rolling Stone List

BOB DYLAN's LIKE A ROLLING STONE has topped rock bible ROLLING STONE's new 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time poll. Stars like ELVIS COSTELLO, OZZY OSBOURNE, CAMERON CROWE, SLASH and JONI MITCHELL were among...

Velvet Revolver Shoot Out For Covers

The rock supergroup formed by SLASH and DUFF McKAGAN is paying tribute to its heroes with a series of B-side covers. VELVET REVOLVER have already recorded a version of AEROSMITH's NO MORE, NO...

Pickett Revamps Monster Mash To Attack Bush

BOBBY 'BORIS' PICKETT has reprised his classic 1960s novelty hit MONSTER MASH for a new attack on US President GEORGE W BUSH. Pickett has rewritten the lyrics for the tune and renamed the song...

Thornton's Studio Work Awakens Ghosts In Lost Tunnels

Movie star BILLY BOB THORNTON has discovered a series of secret tunnels under his Hollywood home which are bringing people back from the dead. The actor fears work on his basement recording studio has...

Slash Has Calmed Down His Drinking

GUNS 'N ROSES legend SLASH has conquered his addictions to drink and drugs - but he still enjoys alcohol on a more moderate scale. The VELVET REVOLVER guitarist is no longer dependent on booze...

Velvet Revolver Video To Be Banned

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER are battling TV bosses who insist their latest video is too shocking to be broadcast. The promo to new single FALL TO PIECES could be banned because it documents troubled singer...

Slash Quit Drugs Because Of Bowie

Veteran rocker SLASH realised his addiction to heroin was out of control when DAVID BOWIE told him he was "in a very bad place". The VELVET REVOLVER guitarist - whose drug problems spiralled in...

Slash: Heroin Left Me Unable To Play Guitar

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH finally decided to quit heroin when he realised his addiction meant he could not longer play his instrument properly. The hard-living rocker, now 39, became a slave to the drug...

Motley Crue Dolls To Hit Shelves

Veteran rockers MOTLEY CRUE are set to be immortalised as dolls. McFARLANE TOYS is set to release a limited-edition deluxe set of Motley Crue figures this November (04). The set features the rockers...

Slash Lays Guns N' Roses To Rest

Former GUNS N' ROSES rocker SLASH is delighted fans now recognise him as a member of VELVET REVOLVER - instead of the guitarist from GUNS N' ROSES. The 39-year-old guitarist quit world famous...

Weiland Exorcises His Demons

Troubled rocker SCOTT WEILAND has used the video to his band VELVET REVOLVER's new track to document his infamous battle with drugs and past marital crises. Weiland was so intent on giving fans an...

Slash Quit Guns N' Roses To Move Forward

Legendary guitarist SLASH had to quit GUNS N' ROSES to prevent himself from falling into the "same rut" he says AXL ROSE is trapped in. The PARADISE CITY axeman was looking for fresh...

Slash: I Was Addicted To Sex

Rock star SLASH was so "addicted" to sex he used to rent four hotel rooms simultaneously so he could visit his various lovers during the night. The former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist - now...

Velvet Revolver Held Out For Davis Deal

Rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER were so serious about their new project they waited for the right record deal for them. The band, made up of former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer SCOTT WEILAND, GUNS N'...

Axl Loses Copyright Infringement Fight

GUNS N' ROSES star AXL ROSE has lost his bid to stop the release of the group's early recordings. Rose was denied a preliminary injunction on Tuesday (06JUL04) in his attempt to block the...

Slash Gave Away Snakes To Save His Baby

Veteran rocker SLASH gave away his beloved snakes to save his baby from being eaten. The former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist - real name SAUL HUDSON - was repeatedly bitten on the face by...

Slash Welcomes Baby Cash

British rocker SLASH is celebrating after his wife PERLA gave birth to their second child yesterday (23JUN04). The former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist, 38, - whose real name is SAUL HUDSON - and his...

Slash Proud To Be British

Rock star SLASH is proud to declare himself British and has even followed in the country's most famous man DAVID BECKHAM's foot steps and had his son LONDON's name tattooed on his back....

Iglesias And Bloom Join Stars To Save Girl's Life

Spanish hunk ENRIQUE IGLESIAS and British actor ORLANDO BLOOM have joined a campaign to find a heart and kidney for a dying Californian woman. The HERO singer and TROY hunk, along with LINKIN PARK,...

Slash Says Sorry To The Fans

American rocker SLASH has apologised to GUNS N' ROSES fans around the world for letting them down. Speaking to the American newspaper the NEW YORK POST, Slash, whose new band VELVET REVOLVER topped the...

Velvet Revolver Take Contraband To The Top

GUNS N' ROSES offshoot VELVET REVOLVER has shocked America by toppling USHER from the number one spot on the BILLBOARD album charts. The group - made up of ex-GN'R stars SLASH, DUFF McKAGAN and...

Guns N' Roses Stars Save Weiland's Life

Ex-GUNS N' ROSES stars SLASH and DUFF McKAGAN helped ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman SCOTT WEILAND overcome his lethal heroin addiction, so that he could front their new band VELVET REVOLVER. Guitarist SLASH, who once...

Slash: It's A Miracle I'm Still Alive

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH is amazed his alcohol and drug-fuelled lifestyle has not killed him. Slash - real name SAUL HUDSON - insists that he belonged to 'the world's most dysfunctional...

Velvet Revolver Stars Comfortable With Singer's Drug Problems

VELVET REVOLVER stars DUFF McKAGAN and SLASH were unconcerned with singer SCOTT WEILAND's drug problems - because their own past addictions were "ten times worse". The former GUNS N' ROSES stars freely admit they...

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