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Sorum Plans Charity Gig In Kenya

VELVET REVOLVER star MATT SORUM has formed an all-star supergroup to perform at a landmark concert in Kenya. The one-time Guns N' Roses and The Cult drummer will team up with top session musicians, who...

Bennington Denies Velvet Revolver Role

LINKIN PARK singer CHESTER BENNINGTON has denied he is to take over from SCOTT WEILAND as the frontman of VELVET REVOLVER. The 32-year-old rocker was rumoured to be joining the band shortly after Weiland was...

Slash Plots Solo Album

Legendary guitarist SLASH is making the most of his time off from VELVET REVOLVER - he is recording his first solo album during the break in his schedule. The rockers are currently on hiatus while...

Slash Pays Tribute To Bo Diddley

GUNS N ROSES and VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash has paid tribute to Bo Diddley, the legendary guitarist who died of heart failure yesterday (June 2nd).Talking to NME, Slash said that Diddley had been an influence...

By on 03 June 2008

Velvet Revolver Scrap Reality Tv Show

VELVET REVOLVER have scrapped plans to turn their search for a new singer into a reality TV show. The rockers have been without a frontman since firing Scott Weiland at the beginning of April (08),...

Velvet Revolver Scrap Reality Tv Show

VELVET REVOLVER have scrapped plans to turn their search for a new singer into a reality TV show. The rockers have been without a frontman since firing Scott Weiland at the beginning of April (08),...

Sorum Remembers Rose Fondly After Weiland Troubles

VELVET REVOLVER's drummer MATT SORUM has a newfound appreciation for former GUNS N' ROSES bandmate AXL ROSE, after his troubled experiences with axed frontman SCOTT WEILAND. Guns N' Roses stars Sorum, Slash and Duff MCKagan...

Velvet Revolver Swamped By Singer Applicants

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER have been overwhelmed by applications from singers vying to take over from former frontman SCOTT WEILAND. Weiland was axed from the group last month (Apr08) and the band are currently looking for...

Bach Rules Out Velvet Revolver Role

Former SKID ROW star SEBASTIAN BACH has ruled out taking SCOTT WEILAND's job in VELVET REVOLVER - because he's too much of a friend to AXL ROSE to join the rocker's former GUNS N' ROSES...

Weiland Plans Second Solo Album

Former VELVET REVOLVER star SCOTT WEILAND is to revisit his solo career after reuniting rockers STONE TEMPLE PILOTS. The frontman, who departed Velvet Revolver at the beginning of the month (Apr08) - after a series...

Velvet Revolver To Launch Audition Website

VELVET REVOLVER will hold online auditions to find a replacement for ex-frontman SCOTT WEILAND. Just a week after rocker Slash revealed the band already had a singer in its sights, he has revealed the group...

Slash Sacked Weiland For Turning Into Rose

VELVET REVOLVER star SLASH sacked the band's former frontman SCOTT WEILAND because he became too much like his former bandmate, GUNS N' ROSES rocker AXL ROSE. Slash sensationally quit Guns N' Roses in 1996 after...

Slash Ignored Weiland Before Sacking Him

SLASH forced SCOTT WEILAND to leave VELVET REVOLVER by deliberately ignoring him throughout the band's U.K. tour. The legendary guitarist admits he pretended Weiland didn't exist before eventually axing the singer last month (Mar08) -...

Weiland Slams Music Industry

Former VELVET REVOLVER star SCOTT WEILAND has launched a scathing attack on the music industry - insisting artists need to "watch (their) backs" these days. Weiland was axed from the supergroup at the end of...

Weiland: 'Velvet Revolver Departure Was Inevitable'

SCOTT WEILAND insists his departure from VELVET REVOLVER was inevitable - because he would have quit if the band hadn't sacked him first. The singer was axed by the group for his "increasingly erratic onstage...

Cornell Is Fans' Favourite To Replace Weiland

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL is a favourite to replace SCOTT WEILAND in VELVET REVOLVER, according to a new online poll. Rock fans voted the former Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman as their pick to take over singing...

Slash `Relieved' About Weiland's Departure

LATEST: Rocker SLASH has revealed he and his VELVET REVOLVER bandmates are "relieved" now SCOTT WEILAND is no longer with the group. The band announced frontman Weiland's departure after a show in Amsterdam, The Netherlands...

Weiland Hits Back At Velvet Revolver

LATEST: SCOTT WEILAND has launched a scathing attack on his former VELVET REVOLVER bandmates - accusing them of "covering up the truth" about his sudden departure from the group. The band released a statement on...

No More Revolver For Weiland

LATEST: Rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER have officially axed SCOTT WEILAND as their frontman because the singer isn't "100 per cent committed" to the band. The group has been feuding publicly for the past month, after...

Slash Hints At Weiland Departure

LATEST: VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH has again quashed reports the band is on the verge of splitting up - although he's hinted frontman SCOTT WEILAND may not be a member for much longer. Singer Weiland...

Page 'Not Keen' On Led Zeppelin Tour

A LED ZEPPELIN reunion tour is unlikely to happen as JIMMY PAGE isn't keen on taking to the stage again, it has emerged.Rumours that the band are planning to do another world tour have been...

By on 31 March 2008

Weiland Blames Sorum's Rehab Stint For Cancelled Tour

VELVET REVOLVER were forced to cancel their Australian tour last year (07) when bandmate MATT SORUM was admitted to rehab, according to frontman SCOTT WEILAND. The revelation, which Weiland doesn't expand upon, comes as part...

Slash Denies Velvet Revolver/led Zeppelin Reports

LATEST: Rocker SLASH has dismissed reports his band VELVET REVOLVER are to support LED ZEPPELIN on an upcoming tour, insisting bassist DUFF MCKAGAN's comments had been misconstrued. The Stairway To Heaven hitmakers reformed in December...

Weiland Announces End Of Velvet Revolver Onstage

Singer SCOTT WEILAND shocked fans midway through a VELVET REVOLVER gig on Thursday (20Mar08) night by announcing the band's current tour will be its last. Weiland, who spent 28 days in rehab earlier this year...

Velvet Revolver To Support Led Zeppelin On Tour?

Former GUNS N' ROSES star DUFF MCKAGAN has offered the strongest hint yet that LED ZEPPELIN will be embarking on a world tour - because his band VELVET REVOLVER have been signed up to support...

Sorum Has Styled Slash For Years

VELVET REVOLVER star MATT SORUM is confident his styling skills will turn his new clothing line venture into a success - he has been designing outfits for bandmate SLASH for years. The drummer has teamed...

Velvet Revolver Pull Australian Show

LATEST: Rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER have been forced to cancel a series of shows in Australia after frontman SCOTT WEILAND checked into rehab. The shows scheduled for 15 to 20 February (08) were due to...

Velvet Revolver's Weiland Checks Into Rehab

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER have been forced to pull out of a concert in California after frontman SCOTT WEILAND checked into rehab. The band had been due to play at the House of Blues in San...

Missing Weiland Poses Questions About Velvet Revolver

The future of rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER hangs in the balance after frontman SCOTT WEILAND failed to show for a club gig at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Bandmates Duff MCKagan and Matt Sorum...

Slash: 'I Won't Let Jackson Near My Kids'

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH once refused to allow MICHAEL JACKSON near his two-year-old son - because he didn't quite trust the star. The former Guns N' Roses star admits he was weary of Jackson meeting...

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