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SLASH Confirms That His 'Stolen' Top Hat Has Been Recovered

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash (ex-GUNS N' ROSES) spoke by phone to Jim Bone of WBSX-97.9X in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA on Thursday (March 3) about finally locating his stolen top hat and performing at the Grammy Awards, among other topics. Asked about the status of his missing hat, Slash said, "This guy has popped up, he's surfaced ...

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SLASH's Top Hat Recovered?

A California man has apparently come forward claiming that he has the top hat that was allegedly stolen from guitarist Slash's (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) limo that took him to the Grammy Awards on February 13 (as first reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on Feb. 20). The man claims that he bought the hat ...

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SLASH's Top Hat Stolen

Guitarist Slash's (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) top hat that he's been wearing for the past 15 years was stolen out of the limo that took him to the Grammy Awards last Sunday (Feb. 13), informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The limo driver swears he knows nothing about it and Slash wants the hat back. ...

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UFO: More Details Revealed About Upcoming DVD Shoot

The current lineup of UFOPhil Mogg (vocals), Pete Way (bass), Vinnie Moore (guitar), Paul Raymond (rhythm guitar, keyboards) and Jason Bonham (drums) — will film and record an official DVD on Friday, May 13 at the Pumpwerk in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. This will be the first DVD in over thirty years of UFO's history, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Guitarist Says GRAMMY Win Not 'Vindicating'

Launch Radio Networks reports: When asked if VELVET REVOLVER feels "vindicated" by the band's Grammy win for Best Hard Rock Performance on Sunday (Feb. 13), lead guitarist Slash says he doesn't know if he would quite put it that way. "I guess in some ways it's a little bit vindicating just to have, you know, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Guitarist Says Audience Reaction Matters Most

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that VELVET REVOLVER are nominated for three Grammy Awards this Sunday night, including Best Rock Album for "Contraband", Best Hard Rock Performance for "Slither", and Best Rock Song for "Fall to Pieces". But despite the nominations, the album sales figures, and the hit status of "Fall to Pieces", lead guitarist ...

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SCOTT WEILAND Shoots Down Rumors Of Rift With SLASH

In a recent interview with the Associated Press, VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland addressed persistent rumors of a rift between him and the group's lead guitarist, Slash. The band suddenly fired their management company, with Slash opting to hire his own manager while the rest of the band chose a different one. And there were ...

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TOMMY LEE's Solo Album To Feature Guest Appearances By STEVEN TYLER, SLASH

UPI News Service is reporting that MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's upcoming solo album features guest appearances by AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler, VELVET REVOLVER's Slash, Dave Navarro (ex-JANE'S ADDICTION), members of GOOD CHARLOTTE and BACKSTREET BOYS' Nick Carter. The album will coincide with Lee's NBC reality series, "Tommy Lee Goes to College", which premieres in June. ...

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SLASH Tapped As Musical Director Of GRAMMY AWARDS All-Star Performance

Ken Ehrlich, executive producer in charge of the Grammy Awards for Cossette Productions, has asked VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash to be the musical director for an all-star live performance of THE BEATLES song "Across the Universe" during the 47th annual Grammy Awards celebration. VELVET REVOLVER, U2 lead singer Bono, Stevie Wonder, Norah Jones, Alicia Keys, ...

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'Other Hollywood' Features Porn, VINCE NEIL And SLASH

The New York Post reports that the new book "Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry" reveals adult film actor Ron Jeremy once watched porn star Savannah (who later killed herself) get busy with MÖTLEY CRÜE's Vince Neil. Neil recounts how Savannah once nearly overdosed on drugs during a Hawaiian vacation ...

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VELVET REVOLVER's MCKAGAN Talks GRAMMIES, 'Dirty Little Thing' Video And ELTON JOHN

VELVET REVOLVER bassist Duff McKagan recently spoke to Dave Hilson of Japan's Daily Yomiuri about nominated for a Grammy and the group's contribution to tsunami-relief cover of ERIC CLAPTON's "Tears in Heaven" (organized by Sharon Osbourne), among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: On landing several Grammy nominations, including best rock ...

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AXL ROSE Publishing Deal Fuels GUNS N' ROSES Feud

The Associated Press is reporting that rock recluse Axl Rose has signed a multimillion dollar publishing deal, and that isn't sitting well with his former GUNS N' ROSES bandmates. The deal with music powerhouse Sanctuary Group covers both the back catalogue, which includes hits such as "Sweet Child of Mine", "Paradise City" and "November Rain", ...

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STARBREAKER: TNT Singer Launches New Project

STARBREAKER, the new project featuring TNT frontman Tony Harnell, has inked a deal with Frontiers Records. Joining Harnell in the group's lineup is Magnus Karlsson, the Swedish guitar master who revealed himself on three LAST TRIBE studio albums and most recently penning the songs and performing on the massive LANDE/ALLEN studio project to be released ...

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SLASH, AC/DC, METALLICA Sign Guitar To Benefit Pediatric Kidney Research

Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES), AC/DC and METALLICA have recently signed custom Ernie Ball Axis Super Sport guitars to benefit pediatric kidney research at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital. Each guitar will be auctioned through eBay where all proceeds will be donated to the Casey Lee Ball Foundation. Currently the world's largest private pediatric ...

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