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Former GUNS N' ROSES Trio Make Collaboration 'Main Priority'

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan has told UK publication Classic Rock that his much-talked-about project with ex-fellow Gunners Slash (guitar) and Matt Sorum (drums) is "the main priority" for everyone involved, with plans to record original material as soon as a suitable vocalist has been found. As previously reported, the trio had jammed ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: AXL ROSE Speaks!!

A few hours before GUNS N' ROSES arrived in China for the start of the band's Chinese Democracy World Tour (they will be performing tonight at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center), frontman Axl Rose conducted a brief interview from which the following excerpts are provided: On launching the tour in China: Axl: "It's ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: PAUL HUGE Out, PSYCHEDELIC FURS Axeman In

GUNS N' ROSES have replaced guitarist Paul Huge (a.k.a. Paul Tobias) with ex-LOVE SPIT LOVE/PSYCHEDELIC FURS axeman Richard Fortus, according to Allstar. A press release confirming GNR's just-announced London Arena show fails to mention Huge, and instead lists Fortus' name as a third guitarist. Sources close to the FURS have reportedly confirmed that he has ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Trio Form Band Together?

GUNS N' ROSES alumni Slash (guitar), Duff McKagan (bass), and Matt Sorum (drums) have reportedly been rehearsing, and are trying quite hard to get former GNR guitarist Izzy Stradlin back in the mix with the hopes of possibly touring together, according to Allstar. However, contrary to previous reports, BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd won't be the ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Members To Appear In THE STROKES Video

Former GUNS 'N ROSES members Slash (guitar), Duff McKagan (bass), and Matt Sorum (drums) will appear in the next video by THE STROKES, according to Launch. The clip, for the song "Someday", is being directed by Roman Coppola, son of famed film director Francis Ford Coppola. Also rumored to appear in the video are members ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Furthers His Education

It may come as a surprise to some that former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan, once considered a poster boy for rock'n'roll excess, is attending Seattle University, majoring in business and finance. "My mom always wanted me to be a lawyer, and my Uncle John graduated from SU in '48," McKagan told

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DUFF MCKAGAN's LOADED To Invade Europe

LOADED, the new band of the ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan, will issue their Dark Days debut in Europe on July 15th via Locomotive Music. A European tour will follow beginning on July 15th in Hamburg, Germany. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jul. 15 - Hamburg, GER @ Schlachthof Jul. 16 - Berlin, GER ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist To Issue Solo CD In August

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Izzy Stradlin will issue his long-awaited solo album, entitled On Down The Road, through Universal Victor Records in Japan during August. The CD is of particular interest to GNR fans due to the fact that all bass tracks on it were performed by ex-GNR bassist Duff McKagan, while fellow ex-GUNNER ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Embarks On European Tour

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan's new band LOADED have announced the following European dates during July: Jul. 11 - Manchester, UK - Hope&Garage Jul. 12 - Glasgow, UK - Cathouse Jul. 13 - London, UK - Mean Fiddler Jul. 14 - Amsterdam, NETH - Melkweg Jul. 18 - Hamburg, GER - Schachthof Jul. ...

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THE CULT Duo Join Ex-GNR Bassist On Stage In L.A.

THE CULT axeman Billy Duffy and drummer Matt Sorum (ex-GUNS N' ROSES) joined former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan and his new band LOADED on stage at Pretty Ugly Club in Los Angeles, California on January 30th for a rendition of THE STOOGES' “I Wanna Be Your Dog”. ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Trio Reunite On New CD!

Former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash (guitar), Izzy Stradlin (guitar) and Duff McKagan (bass) have collaborated on Stradlin's new solo album, which is due to be issued via the Internet in late spring. Slash, who played guitar on the entire record, reportedly penned three of the album's cuts, while Stradlin (who also does all lead ...

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Archive News Nov 22, 2001

As a result of a tremendous increase in traffic since the anthrax terrorist attacks started, ANTHRAX (the band) have decided to move their official web site to http://www.anthraxtheband.com. According to a statement issued by anthraxheband.com webmaster Brent, “we've been getting immense numbers of hits (at times greater than starwars.com got to download ...

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Archive News Nov 20, 2001

After a prolonged self-imposed absence, PRONG mastermind Tommy Victor is getting things back in gear with an eye toward releasing a new album in 2002. Currently based in Los Angeles, Victor has been quietly working on new demos over the past few months with the help of several musicians, including DIESEL ...

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Archive News Oct 26, 2001

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have officially confirmed the departure of drummer Sven Vormann, a move that was first reported here back on October 22nd. A replacement skinsman has already been found, but his identity has yet to be revealed. More details will be forthcoming in the next few days.


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Archive News Aug 08, 2001

As first reported here two days ago, GUNS N' ROSES are scheduled to release their New Year's Eve show at the House Of Blues in Las Vegas to the Japanese market on September 21st 21 on DVD and video. The recording reportedly runs 140 minutes and features a 20-track set list, including four new ...

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Archive News Jun 20, 2001

METALLICA are releasing a limited edition nine-vinyl set of all their records to date on 180-gram vinyl, featuring the original artwork and liner notes. According to various Internet reports, the LPs will be sold separately and may be sold as a limited-edition set as well, but this has not yet been confirmed. However, METALLICA fans ...

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