izzy-stradlin in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

WINDS OF PLAGUE Announces European Headlining Tour

Los Angeles metallers WINDS OF PLAGUE will embark on their first European headlining tour in November. Commented WINDS OF PLAGUE frontman Johnathan "Johnny Plague" Cooke: "So after the huge success of our last tour supporting PARKWAY DRIVE, we couldn't wait to cross the ocean again to come and rage across Europe and the U.K. again. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HATEBREED Frontman To Guest On New WINDS OF PLAGUE Album

Jamey Jasta of HATEBREED and KINGDOM OF SORROW will make a guest appearance on the forthcoming album from Los Angeles metallers WINDS OF PLAGUE, tentatively due in early 2011 via via Century Media Records. The CD will be recorded later this summer with producer Matt Hyde (SLAYER, HATEBREED). Jasta recently sat down with WINDS OF ...

Read more

Posted in: News

WINDS OF PLAGUE Taps Producer MATT HYDE For Next Album

Los Angeles metallers WINDS OF PLAGUE will enter the studio later this summer with producer Matt Hyde (SLAYER, HATEBREED) to begin recording their third album for an early 2011 release via Century Media Records. WINDS OF PLAGUE is busy decimating the weak across North America as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival all ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH To Perform With FERGIE At SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL

The third annual Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF), set for August 26-28, 2010, has announced 2010 honoree Slash will perform with Fergie (a.k.a. Stacy Ann Ferguson) and Myles Kennedy — two of the vocalists on Slash's self-titled album, which topped the charts as the #1 rock album and #3 on The Billboard 200 list in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GILBY CLARKE: Austin Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of former GUNS N' ROSES and ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA guitarist Gilby Clarke's June 21, 2010 performance in Austin, Texas can be viewed below. Former GUNS N' ROSES and ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA guitarist Gilby Clarke has announced his first dates since he sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run accident on his motorcycle on ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Could ROCK HALL Induction Reunite GUNS N' ROSES?

The Pulse of Radio reports: Could induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame be enough to finally reunite the original lineup of GUNS N' ROSES? The band will be eligible in 2013, 25 years after the release of their debut album "Appetite For Destruction". While guitarist Slash told Billboard.com he'd be sure to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GILBY CLARKE: More Tour Dates Announced

Former GUNS N' ROSES and ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA guitarist Gilby Clarke has announced his first dates since he sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run accident on his motorcycle on January 10. He will now play the follows shows: May 28 - Brixton - Redondo Beach, CA May 29 - The Starline - Fresno, CA May ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH: New Solo Album To Receive Vinyl Release

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash's all-star collaborations album, simply titled "Slash", will be released as a double-vinyl edition on May 4 via Phantasm Imports. For more information, visit Amazon.com. "Slash" registered the following first-week chart positions: Sweden: #1 Canada: #1 Finland: #2 Switzerland: #3 USA: #3 Norway: #4 Denmark: #6 Poland: #11 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH: More First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash's all-star collaborations album, simply titled "Slash", has registered the following first-week chart positions: Sweden: #1 Canada: #1 Finland: #2 Switzerland: #3 USA: #3 Norway: #4 Denmark: #6 Poland: #11 Spain: #26 United Kingdom: #30 "Slash" scored the highest new entry on this week's The Billboard 200 chart, with first-week ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PRESTO BALLET To Support DREAM THEATER In Portland

PRESTO BALLET, the project led by ex-METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof, will open for DREAM THEATER on June 21 at Roseland Theater in Portland, Oregon. PRESTO BALLET is currently working on its third album for a late summer release via ProgRock Records. PRESTO BALLET released its second LP, "The Lost Art of Time Travel", in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH On CBC's 'Q'; 20-Minute Video Interview Available

Jian Ghomeshi of CBC's cultural affairs show "Q" conducted an interview with legendary VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash during his recent visit to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The 20-minute chat can be viewed below. Slash's all-star collaborations album, simply titled "Slash", scored the highest new entry on this week's The Billboard 200 chart, with first-week ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH Cracks U.S. Top 5

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash's all-star collaborations album, simply titled "Slash", scored the highest new entry on this week's The Billboard 200 chart, with first-week U.S. sales of around 60,000 copies. The set landed at position No. 3. "Slash" was released in North America on April 6 via EMI Label Services. The album features ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH: New Audio Interview Available

Jon Wiederhorn of the MTV Music Blog recently conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES). The podcast can now be streamed using the audio player below. As spreviously reported, Slash was joined by WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale for a performance of Slash's new solo single, "By The Sword", on this ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH Headed For U.S. Top 10 Debut

According to Billboard.com, VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash's all-star collaborations album, simply titled "Slash", is on track to score the highest new entry on next week's The Billboard 200 chart, with first-week U.S. sales of around 50,000 copies. That should be enough to secure the rock icon a Top 10 debut. "Slash" ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH To Guest On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, April 23 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio program, dubbed "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the broadcast live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time at

Read more

Posted in: News

'Slash Radio Takeover' Available For Streaming

Duff McKagan (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) and Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) took over the radio today (April 1) to play songs from Slash's new solo album. You can listen to the show using the widget below. Also available is video footage of the making of the "Slash Radio Takeover". Slash's first true ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH: Entire Solo Album Available For Streaming

Legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", is available for streaming in its entirety at AOL Music. "Slash" will be released in North America on April 6 via EMI Label Services and in the U.K. on May 10 through Roadrunner Records. The album features an ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH: Solo Album Media Player Released

A new media player for legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", is available below. "Slash" will be released in North America on April 6 via EMI Label Services and in the U.K. on May 10 through Roadrunner Records. The album features an all-star roster of guest ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH: New Song Available For Free Download

The song "Watch This" from legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", is available for free download using the widget below. The track features guest appearances by Dave Grohl (NIRVANA, FOO FIGHTERS) and Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER). In a recent interview with MusicRadar.com, Slash ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLASH: Audio Samples Of Entire New Album Available

The Australian iTunes store is offering 30-second audio samples of all the tracks that appear on the forthcoming first true solo album from legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES), simply entitled "Slash". You can also check them out in the YouTube clip below. "By The Sword", the first single from "Slash", will be ...

Read more

Posted in: News