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SLASH Jams With QUEEN At Hollywood Bowl

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash (ex-GUNS N' ROSES) joined QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS on stage at the Hollywood Bowl Saturday night (Oct. 22) for a rendition of the BAD COMPANY classic "Can't Get Enough". QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS have six dates scheduled in Japan in late October/early November, including a two-night stint (Oct. 26-27) at the ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Guitarist SLASH To Guest On KLOS Radio

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash (ex-GUNS N' ROSES) will be a guest on 95.5 KLOS in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 25. Tune in at 10:00 p.m. as Slash joins Jim Ladd live in the studio. VELVET REVOLVER's debut album, "Contraband", has sold 1.82 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The band ...

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DEF LEPPARD: More Dates With BRYAN ADAMS Announced

DEF LEPPARD have lined up the following dates with BRYAN ADAMS during October/November: Oct. 11 - Boston, MA - Agganis Arena Oct. 12 - East Rutherford, NJ - Continental Arena Oct. 14 - Bristow, VA - Nissan Pavilion Oct. 15 - Raleigh, NC - Alltel Pavilion Oct. 17 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena ...

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AC/DC Frontman Jams With VELVET REVOLVER In Orlando

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson joined VELVET REVOLVER onstage during their appearance at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday (Sept. 6) for a rendition of LED ZEPPELIN's "Rock and Roll". VELVET REVOLVER's concert at Hard Rock Live was a benefit for victims of 2005 hurricanes, including Katrina. The supergroup, comprised of former members of ...

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Norway Gears Up For Brand New Metal Show On National Radio

NRK's trend-setting radio channel P3 goes back to wearing black every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. from September 7 during "Tinitus" — a two-hour program featuring music to crush your eardrums to. From SLAYER and SLIPKNOT, METALLICA and MESHUGGAH to SLOGSTORM and SCUM, "Tinitus" is the show that doesn't turn the other cheek. Interviews with underground ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Perform Benefit Concert For Hurricane Victims

On Tuesday, September 6, VELVET REVOLVER will perform a benefit concert for victims of 2005 hurricanes, including Katrina, at the Hard Rock Live concert venue in Orlando. The supergroup, comprised of former members of GUNS N' ROSES Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, frontman Scott Weiland, formerly of STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, was originally scheduled to ...

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SLASH, VINNIE PAUL Attend DIMEBAG's Birthday Party In Hollywood: Photos Available

Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N'ROSES), Vinnie Paul (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN), comedian Pauly Shore and "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's "significant other," Rita Haney, were among the attendees at a special birthday party held for late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag on August 20 at the Rainbow Bar and Grill in Hollywood, California. Check out pictures at this location. ...

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SLASH, DUFF Sue AXL Over GUNS N' ROSES Publishing Royalties

MTV.com is reporting that former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash and Duff McKagan filed a federal lawsuit in Los Angeles on Wednesday (Aug. 17) against Axl Rose, accusing the GN'R frontman of changing the publisher of the group's copyrighted songs without their consent and pocketing the royalties. The lawsuit follows Rose's multimillion-dollar publishing ...

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DEF LEPPARD Part Ways With Longtime Management

After spending most of their career under the management of Peter Mensch and Cliff Bernstein at Q-Prime Management, DEF LEPPARD have jumped ship to sign with Trudy Green at HK Management, according to Hits Daily Double. HK, which is now part of Irving Azoff's Frontline Management, has looked after such artists as AEROSMITH, POISON, MICHAEL ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Temporary Replacement For MATT SORUM Named

Drummer extraordinaire Brian Tichy (OZZY OSBOURNE, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, PRIDE & GLORY) will be playing six (or possibly seven) shows with VELVET REVOLVER beginning August 11. Brian will be filling in for VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum, who suffered a fractured hand as the result of a recent boating accident and will miss the first few ...

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The Essential Iron Maiden - IRON MAIDEN

Another greatest hits review, another chance for us all to squabble endlessly over inclusions and deletions, the need for yet another collection (I seem to recall reviewing "Edward the Great" less than two years ago), or where in the metal hierarchy IRON MAIDEN sits in relation to PRIEST, SABBATH, and DUMPY'S RUSTY NUTS. And since ...

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SLASH Sued By Former Publicist

According to Celebrity Justice, Slash's former publicist, Arlett Vereecke, has filed a lawsuit against the former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist claiming that Slash stiffed her out of tens of thousands of dollars. Vereecke told "Celebrity Justice" by phone that Slash got lots of jobs while she worked with him. He co-hosted the "Jimmy ...

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