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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...

Velvet Revolver's Hustler Plans Shot Down

The members of rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER were left extremely disappointed, after their plan to perform on top of West Hollywood's Hustler store was shot down by officials. The rockers had hoped to perform...

Mckagan: We Had A Responsibility

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist DUFF McKAGAN admits the legendary band stopped enjoying their phenomenal success when two fans were trampled to death at their CASTLE DONNINGTON, England, concert. McKagan claims the AXL ROSE-fronted...

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...

Slipknot Frontman Not Dead

SLIPKNOT singer COREY TAYLOR is alive and well, despite circulating internet rumours he recently died. News that the DUALITY hellraiser had passed away originated on a spoof website last week (14SEP04) and quickly spread...

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...

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...

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...

Darkness And Metallica Win Kerrang! Awards

British glam rockers THE DARKNESS and veteran group METALLICA were the toast of the KERRANG! AWARDS in London last night (26AUG04). The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE foursome picked up Best British...

Stars Line Up For Miller Shows

LENNY KRAVITZ, JAMES BROWN, THE DARKNESS, VELVET REVOLVER and THE DOORS OF THE 21ST CENTURY are lining up to rock out for beer company MILLER BREWING COMPANY. The rockers will help the company celebrate...

Weiland Ordered To Attend Drugs Programme

A Los Angeles judge yesterday (08JUL04) ordered VELVET REVOLVER rocker SCOTT WEILAND to attend a six-month drug rehabilitation programme, after he admitted driving under the influence. Weiland, who used to front STONE TEMPLE PILOTS,...

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'...

Weiland Pleads No Contest To Dui

VELVET REVOLVER rocker SCOTT WEILAND pleaded no contest to driving under the influence in a Los Angeles court on Friday (2JUL04). The singer will be sentenced to the misdemeanor count this coming Thursday (8JUL04)....

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....

Beastie Boys Take The Five Boroughs To The Top

The BEASTIE BOYS have stormed back to the top of the American charts after a six year absence. The trio's acclaimed new album, TO THE 5 BOROUGHS, failed to make the chart dent their...

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...

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...

Navarro Dreams Of Britney + Christina For New Album

Rocker DAVE NAVARRO is calling on BRITNEY SPEARS and CHRISTINA AGUILERA to put aside their differences and join him onstage with his hobby band CAMP FREDDY. The JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist is setting his sights...

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...

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...

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...

Mckagan: I Plan When I Have Sex

Legendary VELVET REVOLVER rocker DUFF McKAGAN's sex life is suffering with his "hot wife" - because they have to plan their steamy love-making sessions together. The bassist - a former member of rock titans...

Mckagan Blasts Club Owners

VELVET REVOLVER bassist DUFF McKAGAN has blasted clubs that charge bands for the privilege of performing in them. The ex-GUNS N' ROSES star lambastes venue owners for making some bands pay a fee to...

Weiland Denied Rehab Release For Video Shoot

Rocker SCOTT WEILAND has been denied the chance to star in a new music video because a California judge won't release him from his lockdown rehabilitation. The former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer appeared in...

Slash Breaks Up Pregnant Wife's Fight

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH got involved in a scuffle following a GRAMMY AWARDS party - after his pregnant wife started fighting another woman. The star, who now plays in VELVET REVOLVER, had...

Velvet Revolver Get Ready To Fire In 2004

Former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS star SCOTT WEILAND is convinced his new group VELVET REVOLVER will be among the great acts of 2004, because they sound like GUNS N' ROSES at their best. The singer...

Scott Weiland Sent To Rehab

LATEST: Troubled STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman SCOTT WEILAND has been ordered into drug rehabilitation following his arrest on Monday (27OCT03). The SEX TYPE THING singer was stopped by police on his birthday (27OCT03), and...

Slash Corrects Weiland Arrest Reports

Rock wildman SLASH has hit out at reports his VELVET REVOLVER bandmate SCOTT WEILAND was under the influence of alcohol and drugs when he was arrested earlier this week (27OCT03). The former STONE TEMPLE...

Gn'r Drummer Unleashes Solo Lp

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer MATT SORUM is releasing his debut solo album on Halloween (31OCT03) - but only 300 copies will be available. The veteran percussionist's LP, HOLLYWOOD ZEN - which will only...

Weiland To Face Drugs Charges This Friday

Rock singer SCOTT WEILAND will appear in a Burbank, California court on Friday (18JUL03) to face drugs charges. The former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS star, who has now joined several ex-GUNS 'N ROSES members to...

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