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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...

18th November 2004

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...

21st October 2004

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...

20th October 2004

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...

4th October 2004

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...

30th September 2004

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...

14th September 2004

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...

10th September 2004

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...

10th September 2004

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...

2nd September 2004

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...

26th August 2004

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...

25th August 2004

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...

18th August 2004

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...

27th July 2004

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'...

9th July 2004

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...

8th July 2004

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...

28th June 2004

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...

24th June 2004

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....

24th June 2004

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,...

23rd June 2004

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...

21st June 2004

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...

17th June 2004

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...

11th June 2004

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...

26th May 2004

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...

20th May 2004

Matt Sorum Pokes Fun At Axl's Album

Former GUNS N' ROSES star MATT SORUM is laughing at former bandmate AXL ROSE's efforts to release new album CHINESE DEMOCRACY - because he thinks the project will be awful. Rose has been promising...

11th May 2004

Axl Rose Sued By Ex-guns N' Roses Bandmates

Former GUNS N' ROSES stars SLASH and DUFF McKAGAN are suing frontman AXL ROSE for failing to consult them before snubbing lucrative offers from movie bosses wanting to use the group's music in their films....

5th May 2004

Slash Guitar Riff Tops Poll

GUNS N' ROSES axeman SLASH's riff in the classic hit SWEET CHILD O' MINE has been named the greatest guitar moment ever. The opening bars to the classic 1988 song has topped a...

2nd May 2004

Slash Plans Paternity Break From Tour

Veteran rocker SLASH is taking a break from his first tour with VELVET REVOLVER this summer (04), to prepare for the birth of his son. The tour, which kicks off next month (MAY04), will...

20th April 2004

Slash Watches Alcohol Intake

GUNS N' ROSES rocker SLASH has curtailed his excessive drinking habits following a hospital scare in 2000 - developing a more cautious attitude to hitting the booze. The PARADISE CITY star, 38, has...

7th April 2004

Judge Gives Geffen The Go-ahead On Guns N' Roses Album

LATEST: A Los Angeles judge has given GEFFEN RECORDS bosses the go-ahead to release a planned GUNS N' ROSES best of compilation, despite the group's plans to block the project. Singer AXL ROSE and...

17th March 2004

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