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KID ROCK Bumped From BUSH Concert Following Criticism

WorldNetDaily.com is reporting that KID ROCK, the vulgar rock-rapper whom inauguration staff initially talked of headlining the youth concert next week as part of the festivities for President Bush's swearing in, will not be appearing after all. "He's not performing," a spokesman for the Presidential Inauguration Committee confirmed for WorldNetDaily.com. Committee spokeswoman Jill ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Talk About Making Of 'Dirty Little Thing' Video

VELVET REVOLVER spoke to MTV.com about the making of their "Dirty Little Thing" video, the third single from their debut album, "Contraband". "Basically the concept is the train's gonna be animated and everything on the outside is gonna be animated, and once you climb inside it's gonna be real human beings in there partying," drummer ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Ink Publishing Deal With CHRYSALIS MUSIC

VELVET REVOLVER have inked a worldwide publishing deal with Chrysalis Music (administed by Mushroom in Australia and New Zealand). As previously reported, VELVET REVOLVER will tour Australia and New Zealand for the first time in 2005. The band will begin the tour in Christchurch, New Zealand on February 19. As members of GUNS N' ROSES, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Tour Australia

VELVET REVOLVER will tour Australia and New Zealand for the first time in 2005, according to Undercover News. The band will begin the tour in Christchurch, New Zealand on February 19. As members of GUNS N' ROSES, Slash, Matt Sorum and Duff McKagan toured Australia in 1993. Slash returned in 1995 with SLASH'S SNAKEPIT. VELVET ...

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NIRVANA Spreading The Wealth With New Box Set

VELVET REVOLVER's Duff McKagan, who watched the formation of NIRVANA as a Seattle native, told Launch Radio Networks that the new NIRVANA box set, "With The Lights Out", is going to provide a payday for more than just the members of the band. According to McKagan, other musicians who are on the box set — ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Contemplating Concert DVD

VELVET REVOLVER bassist Duff McKagan has told Launch Radio Networks that the group shot a gig earlier this year in Houston that they want to release on DVD. "There's a DVD we recorded for HDNet, and we got to own the film, and we recorded a concert in Houston with, like, eight cameras or something. ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Add B-Sides To New Version Of Debut Album

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that VELVET REVOLVER's U.S fans will be able to hear some of the B-side cover versions from some of their overseas singles. The band will release a new version of their debut album, "Contraband", later this month packaged with an additional disc featuring the covers — AEROSMITH's "No More No ...

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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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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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VELVET REVOLVER To Present At WORLD MUSIC AWARDS

VELVET REVOLVER are among the presenters at the World Music Awards on Wednesday, September 15 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV. The event will be broadcast live by ABC between 9 and 11 p.m. Other presenting or performing artists include Usher, Josh Groban, Kanye West, Marc Anthony, Avril Lavigne, Alicia Keys, ...

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