According to concert promoter Creativeman Productions Co., Ltd., DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED, the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan, and ADLER, which features in its ranks GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler,will join forces for two shows in Japan on March 7-8, 2013 at Duo Music Exchange in Shibuya.DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED's latest album, "The Taking", was released in April 2011 via Eagle Rock Entertainment. The CD landed at position No. 12 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. ADLER's debut album, "Back From The Dead", will be released in North America on November 26 via New Ocean Media. The CD was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Jeff Pilson (FOREIGNER, DOKKEN) and was mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STONE SOUR). ADLER is comprised of Adler, Bunton, guitarist Lonny Paul (ADLER'S APPETITE), and bassist Johnny Martin (CHELSEA SMILES).