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AMEN: CASEY CHAOS Box Set Available For Pre-Order

An AMEN/Casey Chaos box set, entitled "Pisstory: A Catalogue of Accidents/A Lifetime of Mistakes", is available for pre-order at CDBaby.com. Having released three albums in the last few years on three separate major labels, as well as two limited-edition, self-released, self-funded, fan club-only CDs, this four-disc do-it-yourself box set comprises 90 tracks and ...

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SLASH: 'I Have Nothing To Do With GUNS N' ROSES Now'

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash recently spoke to the Chicago Sun-Times about the group's current tour and GUNS N' ROSES, among other topics. An excerpt from the interview follows: Chicago Sun-Times: GUNS N' ROSES' influence on hard rock and heavy metal was enormous. Do you think Axl Rose's ill-fated attempts to continue under the band's name ...

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SLASH: 'I Was Suicidal When I Left GUNS N' ROSES'

The Irish Examiner is reporting that legendary guitarist Slash considered suicide after watching Axl Rose record his vocals at the final GUNS N' ROSES recording session. The band recorded a cover of the ROLLING STONES' "Sympathy for the Devil" in 1994 and by that point Rose wouldn't even look at Slash. The next day, Slash ...

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Don't Call VELVET REVOLVER A 'Supergroup'

While VELVET REVOLVER's combination of former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash, Duff McKagan, and Matt Sorum, ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman Scott Weiland, and Dave Kushner, who has played guitar in several great rock bands would be considered a "supergroup," Kushner recoils at the term. "I couldn't have put together a better band. And not just ...

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SLASH Picks His Ultimate Compilation Guitar Mix CD

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash picked his ultimate compilation guitar mix CD in the November 2004 issue of Q magazine. The tracks he chose are as follows: 01. JIMI HENDRIX - Machine Gun 02. LED ZEPPELIN - No Quarter 03. AEROSMITH - Nobody's Fault 04. AEROSMITH/RUN DMC - Walk This ...

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VELVET REVOLVER's SLASH Talks Fatherhood

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash is among the featured artists on a new album called "Sing A Song With Six Strings", which came out yesterday (Oct. 5). Celebrating fatherhood and families, it features previously released tracks from Peter Frampton, Carlos Santana, the late Stevie Ray Vaughan, and the late Carl Perkins, plus never-before-released songs from former ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Management Shake-Up Leads To Split In Group's Ranks

The VELVET REVOLVER band appears to have been split into two camps following the group's decision to fire their management team, Immortal Entertainment, on Sept. 17. VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash will be managed by HK Management (Howard Kaufman) while the rest of the band is going with Irvin Azoff (VAN HALEN, CHRISTINA AGUILERA), informed sources ...

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VELVET REVOLVER's Appetite For Distraction

The New York Post has published an article about Snitch, the new "rock-friendly" venue in New York City co-owned by Scott Weiland and Duff McKagan of VELVET REVOLVER. McKagan, for one, plans to stop in frequently. "It's cool to have a home base in New York," he said. If and when VELVET REVOLVER guitarist, Slash, ...

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SLASH Says Heroin Left Him Unable to Play Guitar

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash finally decided to quit heroin when he realized his addiction meant he could not longer play his instrument properly. The rocker, now 39, became a slave to the drug during his days with GUNS 'N ROSES, and got to the point where he no ...

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Canadian Singer TODD KERNS Misses The VELVET REVOLVER Boat

Canadian vocalist Todd Kerns (ex-AGE OF ELECTRIC) recently spoke to Chart Attack about his audition for VELVET REVOLVER, the new band formed by former members of GUNS N' ROSES and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS. In early 2003, Kerns got a call from an L.A. friend who told him to audition for this new band with ex-GN'R ...

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