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Richards And Vedder To Induct Hall Of Fame Honorees

ROLLING STONES guitarist KEITH RICHARDS and PEARL JAM singer EDDIE VEDDER will help induct honorees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 12 March (07). Richards will induct the RONETTES, one week before...

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...

Velvet Revolver: 'Rubin Collaboration Was Uninspired'

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER became "uninspired" working with super-producer RICK RUBIN, accusing him of not giving the band enough attention in the studio. The SLITHER band had hired Rubin to produce their second album LIBERTAD, but...

Rocky Night At Fashion Concert

Audience members attending the taping of the Fashion Rocks concert in New York City on Thursday night (07SEPT06) were left so furious with the badly produced event, many left before it finished. The all-star extravaganza...

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...

Pharrell Williams Works With Weiland

Hip hop maestro PHARRELL WILLIAMS is turning his hand to rock, to help VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND with his new solo album. The NEPTUNES star insists he'll work with any musician he is "moved...

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...

Alice In Chains Invites Fans To Rehearsal

Rockers ALICE IN CHAINS thrilled fans on Tuesday night (16MAY06), when they warmed up for their latest tour with a free open rehearsal in Seattle, Washington. The band delivered a 75-minute set, highlighted by several...

Alice In Chains Launch World Tour With Guest-packed Gig

Reunited rockers ALICE IN CHAINS kicked off their first tour in 10 years with a free gig in Seattle, Washington, last night (16MAY06), featuring surprise guests including SOUNDGARDEN guitarist KIM THAYIL. The THEM BONES band...

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...

Revolver's Mckagan Hits The Road With Alice In Chains

VELVET REVOLVER bassist DUFF MCKAGAN has joined rockers ALICE IN CHAINS for the group's upcoming world tour. The former GUNS N' ROSES star will partner pals JERRY CANTRELL, MIKE INEZ and SEAN KINNEY on the...

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...

Judd To Present Sister With Honour On Tv

Actress ASHLEY JUDD will appear on next week's NASHVILLE STAR TV show to present her sister, co-host WYNONNA, with a country Career Achievement award. The movie star won't be the only big guest on the...

Guns N' Roses Stars Kiss And Make Up

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer MATT SORUM has ended his rift with AXL ROSE, ten years after he quit the band. The pair are friends again after meeting at a New York party. Sorum -...

Velvet Revolver Team With Williams And Kravitz

Rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER have enlisted PHARRELL WILLIAMS and LENNY KRAVITZ to infuse their upcoming album with Motown and soul. The SLITHER hitmakers are taking their time with the follow-up to their 2004 release CONTRABAND,...

Weiland Hits Back At Rose

LATEST: VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND has unleashed a torrent of abuse on AXL ROSE, accusing the GUNS N' ROSES singer of trying to break up the supergroup. Rose recently claimed his former bandmate...

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...

Velvet Revolver Plan 'Danceable' Album

US rockers VELVET REVOLVER are embracing a new direction on their forthcoming second album, and hope fans will be able to "dance" to it. The follow-up to the band's 2004 hit CONTRABAND, which has a...

Velvet Revolver Frontman Inks Book Deal

Rocker SCOTT WEILAND has signed a publishing deal with Scribner to release his autobiography. The VELVET REVOLVER frontman's book will cover his time in STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and his heroin addiction in the mid-1990s,...

Rocker Sorum's Lost Cocaine Days

Rocker MATT SORUM lost two days of his life while he was touring with GUNS N' ROSES after he was driven into the Venezuelan jungle in search of cocaine. The VELVET REVOLVER drummer got...

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....

Osbourne Releases All-star Tsunami Charity Single

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has finally released the long-awaited all-star cover of ERIC CLAPTON's classic ballad TEARS IN HEAVEN to raise money for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami (26DEC04). Sharon has enlisted the...

Stars Pay Tribute To Lauper

VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND, reggae star SHAGGY, ANI DIFRANCO and TRAIN singer PAT MONAHAN will be among the eclectic mix of musicians paying tribute to CYNDI LAUPER on the next installment of the VH1...

Maiden Manager Blasts Ozzfest Organisers And Alleges Sabotage

LATEST: IRON MAIDEN's manager has blasted SHARON OSBOURNE and the organisers of the Ozzfest for allegedly sparking the near riot that ruined the British rockers' final night on the tour. The RUN TO THE...

Ozzy's Wife Blasts Iron Maiden Singer For Anti-ozzfest Spirit

OZZY OSBOURNE's manager wife SHARON has blasted IRON MAIDEN frontman BRUCE DICKINSON for using the Ozzfest tour to poke fun at her husband. Osbourne claims Dickinson has spent the entire tour disrespecting Ozzy and...

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...

Weiland Apologises To Germans Over Nazi Uniform Controversy

LATEST: VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND has apologised to his German fans for the controversy surrounding the Nazi uniform he planned to wear at the band's recent German concerts. The German branch of Weiland's...

Weiland Cleared Of Drug Charges

VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND is celebrating after a California judge dismissed a drug possession charge against him on Tuesday (12JUL05), because the rocker successfully completed the required stint in a rehabilitation centre. The...

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