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Duff Mckagan To Reveal All About Addiction Battle

Duff McKagan's autobiography offers a "cross section" view of his life.The former Guns 'N Roses bassist - who now performs with rock bands Velvet Revolver and Loaded - admitted while he isn't even sure whether...

Corey Taylor: 'I'm Not The Man For Velvet Revolver'

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has dismissed reports he'll be Scott Weiland's permanent replacement in rock supergroup Velvet Revolver, insisting the role was not meant to be.The rocker auditioned for the role in Slash and Duff...

Duff Mckagan Wants Prince Duet

Duff McKagan is keen to collaborate with Prince.The former Guns 'N Roses bassist - who now performs wtth rock bands Velvet Revolver and Loaded - admitted while there are a whole host of stars he...

Duff Mckagan Enjoyed Reconnecting With Axl Rose

Duff McKagan felt good he got to "reconnect" with Axl Rose last year. The singer and bass player appeared onstage with his old Guns N' Roses bandmate at London's The O2 venue for a few...

Slash: 'Velvet Revolver's Return Is Years Away'

Slash has disappointed Velvet Revolver fans by insisting the band will be absent from the music scene for at least "the next couple of years".The band has been without a frontman since Scott Weiland was...

Velvet Revolver Record With Corey Taylor

Velvet Revolver have recorded tracks with Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor. The singer has been linked to the rock supergroup as replacement for Scott Weiland - who left in 2008 - for months. However, while bassist...

Duff Mckagan Is Bieber Fan

Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan is a fan of Justin Bieber.The rocker is impressed by the 'Baby' singer's musicianship and thinks he puts on a great live show.He said: "Do you know what?...

Duff Mckagan: 'There Is No Status On Slipknot's Taylor Joining Velvet Revolver'

Velvet Revolver star Duff Mckagan is refusing to confirm or deny the band has found its new frontman in Slipknot singer Corey Taylor.The supergroup, which the bassist formed with fellow ex-Guns N' Roses bandmates Slash...

Duff Mckagan Launches Wealth Management Advice Company

Business-savvy Velvet Revolver rocker Duff Mckagan has launched his own wealth management firm for musicians keen to learn more about the financial world.Meridian Rock will be headed by Mckagan and a British investor. The former...

Slash Auctioning Guitar Collection

Slash will sell 14 of his prized guitars at auction next month. The former Guns N' Roses guitarist - who estimates he owns at least 100 of the musical instruments -will sell a Guild acoustic...

Velvet Revolver Planning 2011 Album With New Frontman

SLASH and DUFF MCKAGAN's rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER is forging ahead with plans for a comeback - the band is planning to release its first album with a new frontman later this year (11).The group...

Sorum Spooked By Headless Ghost In Haunted Studio

Rocker MATT SORUM had a scare when he first tested his producer skills at Hollywood's haunted Studio 56 - the ghost of a decapitated man who had been killed outside let the VELVET REVOLVER star...

Velvet Revolver Courting 'Younger, Stronger' Frontman

SLASH and DUFF MCKAGAN's rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER is poised to make its comeback - the band is close to securing a new frontman, more than two years after SCOTT WEILAND was ousted from the...

Duff Mckagan Recovering From Surgery

Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan is recovering well after undergoing sinus surgery. The rock bassist - one of the founding members of Guns N' Roses, who also worked with Jane's Addiction earlier this year -thanks...

Velvet Revolver Begin New Auditions For Singer

SLASH and DUFF MCKAGAN's supergroup VELVET REVOLVER have resumed their long-running search for a new singer, more than two years after frontman SCOTT WEILAND was fired from the job.The rockers have been without a lead...

Axl Rose Launches Lawsuit Against 'Guitar Hero Iii'

Axl Rose is suing a computer games company for $20 million.The Guns N' Roses singer has launched legal action against Activision Blizzard Inc. for including the band's song 'Welcome to the Jungle' in the video...

Search Is Back On For Velvet Revolver Singer

SLASH and DUFF MCKAGAN's supergroup VELVET REVOLVER is up and running again after the bass player quit JANE'S ADDICTION at the beginning of the month (Sep10) - they're auditioning two new singers in October (10).The...

Mckagan To Rejoin Velvet Revolver?

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist DAVE NAVARRO has hinted one-time bandmate DUFF MCKAGAN's departure is linked to a VELVET REVOLVER rebirth.The bassist quit the band at the beginning of September (10) after just five months and three...

Slash's Fan Denial

Slash thinks Guns N' Roses fans are "in denial".The guitarist - who now performs with Velvet Revolver -says fans should give up hoping for him to return the band he left in 1996 because there...

Perla Ferrar And Slash To Divorce

PERLA FERRAR and rocker husband SLASH are to divorce, reports British newspaper The Daily Mail. The former GUNS N ROSES lead guitarist has been married to Ferrar since October 2001, and the couple have two...

Slash 'Too Inebriated To Perform'

Slash has admitted there were nights he was "too inebriated" to perform effectively.The former Guns N' Roses rocker - who battled drink and drug addictions for a number of years - revealed while his ability...

Manic Street Preachers' 'Awe-inspiring' Collaboration

Manic Street Preachers found collaborating with ex Guns N' Roses star Duff McKagan "awe-inspiring".Lead guitarist James Dean Bradfield revealed having the iconic bassist - who currently fronts both Velvet Revolver and Jane's Addiction - appear...

Duff Mckagan Gets Loaded In August

Duff McKagan's Loaded will start recording their new album in August.The rock group - led by the former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist - have been busy writing songs for the LP and...

Slash Has Rihanna Envy

Slash was "flattered" Rihanna impersonated him in her 'Rockstar 101' video.The former lead guitarist of Guns N' Roses - who recently released his solo album 'Slash' - thought the 'Umbrella' hitmaker did a great job...

Weiland: 'I Was Clean And Sober As Velvet Revolver Imploded'

Rocker SCOTT WEILAND has opened up about his final days as a member of supergroup VELVET REVOLVER, insisting his bandmates were hooked on drugs when he was fired in 2008.The singer was kicked out of...

Slash Blames 'Chemical Issues' For Weiland Bust-up

Rocker SLASH has spoken about his decision to oust SCOTT WEILAND from supergroup VELVET REVOLVER, insisting "chemical issues" led to the split.Weiland was fired in April 2008 after a series of public bust-ups and the...

Weiland: 'I Wish Velvet Revolver All The Best'

Rocker SCOTT WEILAND refuses to feel bitter about his dismissal from VELVET REVOLVER, insisting he wishes his former bandmates "all the best".Weiland was kicked out of the group in April 2008 following a series of...

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...

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...

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