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Slash Hands Back Hard Rock Guitar

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH showed his gratitude at a recent Hard Rock dedication ceremony honouring his music - by returning a guitar he stole from the organisation. The ex-Guns N' Roses rocker's career was celebrated...

Velvet Revolver Sick Of Each Other After Tour

Hard rockers VELVET REVOLVER were forced to take a much-needed break after growing sick of each other during a mammoth 18-month tour. The supergroup knew it was time to chill out when they began rowing...

Chemical Brothers Are The Number One

Chemical Brothers' We are the Night record has entered the album chart at number one.The electronic duo's sixth studio album knocked Editors' An End Has a Start off the top spot down to number four,...

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Velvet Revolver Become Bored With Rubin

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER dumped producer RICK RUBIN after becoming bored of his slow work process. The supergroup were delighted when the famed producer came on board with them - but came to realise they were...

The Things They Say 4871

"I learned a long time ago, never have an orgasm right before you go on stage, you can't stand up properly. It's true! I know first hand..." VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH separates work from play....

Slash Breaks Smoking Ban?

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH has been caught breaking a smoking ban in Wales by lighting up on stage during a concert in the capital Cardiff. The rocker and his bandmate Scott Weiland smoked cigarettes during...

Velvet Revolver Open Us Tour With Benefit For Addicts' Families

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER kicked off their Re-Evolution tour in Hollywood last night (03May07) with a benefit to raise cash for the charity singer SCOTT WEILAND set up and dedicated to his late brother. The group...

Exhaustion Almost Split Velvet Revolver

VELVET REVOLVER almost split after their last tour because the bandmates were exhausted and hated each. Bassist Duff MCKagan claims that if it hadn't been for a much needed break, the rock super group would...

Velvet Revolver Delay Album

Rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER have postponed the release of their second album by a month, while they add the finishing touches to it. LIBERTAD was originally expected in stores at the beginning of June -...

Weiland's Wife Blames Medication For Weekend Madness

LATEST: Rocker SCOTT WEILAND's model wife MARY has blamed an imbalance in medications used to treat her bipolar disorder for events that made headlines in America over the weekend. Mary Weiland was arrested on arson...

Weiland's Wife Arrested For Arson

VELVET REVOLVER star SCOTT WEILAND's wife has been arrested on arson charges after setting fire to the rocker's clothes following a hotel fight. Model MARY WEILAND was booked for investigation of felony arson vandalism after...

Weiland + Wife Caught Up In Hotel Feud Fracas

Rocker SCOTT WEILAND and his wife MARY have been caught up in a Burbank, California hotel controversy after allegedly trashing their suite. The VELVET REVOLVER star and his partner reportedly ripped alarm clocks and phones...

Lee Roth Will Be A No-show At Hall Of Fame Ceremony

VAN HALEN star DAVID LEE ROTH has announced he won't be attending the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - because he can't perform. The reformed JUMP rockers will be added to the...

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...

Fascinating Fact 2563

VELVET REVOLVER star SCOTT WEILAND has launched his own record label, Softdrive Records. His debut releases early next year (07) will come from THE ACTUAL and TOMMY JOE WILSON....

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...

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,...

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