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SLASH: Australian Dates Announced

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) has scheduled the following dates in Australia in August: Aug. 11 - Melbourne, Australia - Palace Theatre Aug. 12 - Brisbane, Australia - The Tivoli Aug. 16 - Sydney, Australia - Enmor Slash performed the song "Back To Cali" on the April 12 edition of "Lopez Tonight", ...

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HIM Frontman: 'Nobody Is Buying Albums Anymore'

Vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM was interviewed prior to the band's April 10, 2010 concert at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Watch the chat below. When asked how HIM's new CD, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", is being received by the band's fans, Ville replied, "People are liking the album, but ...

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RHYTHM Magazine Unveils 'Ultimate Metal Drum Lesson'

Rhythm magazine has released a new issue packed full of advice on how to follow in the footsteps of metal's greatest drummers. The May 2010 issue of Rhythm, on sale now, includes the "Ultimate Metal Drum Lesson," featuring tips and tricks from heavyweights such as Vinnie Paul Abbott (HELLYEAH, PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN), Chris Adler (LAMB OF ...

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SLASH Performs 'Back To Cali' On 'Lopez Tonight'; Video Available

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) performed his new song "Back To Cali" on last night's (Monday, April 12) edition of "Lopez Tonight", comedian George Lopez's new talk show on TBS. Watch Slash's appearance below. "Lopez Tonight", which premiered on November 9, 2009, features audience interaction using a high-energy format. The program airs ...

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SLASH's Solo Band Performs First-Ever Show; Video Available

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) played the first full set with his solo band past Saturday, April 10 at the Roxy in Hollywood, California. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Dirty Little Thing 02. Mean Bone 03. Nightrain 04. Back From Cali 05. Beggars and Hangers On 06. Civil War 07. ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed In Montreal

Vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM was interviewed by Nomag in the lobby of the Queen Elizabeth hotel when the band played Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 30, 2010. Watch the chat below. HIM will take part in a signing session at Hot Topic (Hollywood & Highland Center) in Los Angeles, California on ...

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SLASH On 'Lopez Tonight'; Performance, Interview Footage Available

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) was joined by WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale for a performance of Slash's new solo single, "By The Sword", on last night's (Thursday, April 8) edition of "Lopez Tonight", comedian George Lopez's new talk show on TBS. Watch Slash's appearance below. "Lopez Tonight", which premiered on November 9, ...

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SLASH Performs On 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno'; Video Available

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) was joined by WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale for a performance of Slash's new solo single, "By The Sword", on last night's (Tuesday, April 6) edition of NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno". Watch video of the appearance below. As previously reported, Todd Kerns (SIN CITY SINNERS, ...

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SLASH: The TORONTO SUN Video Interview

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash was interviewed by the Toronto Sun in early March when he visited Toronto, Ontario, Canada to take part in the Canadian Music Week. Clips from the chat can now be viewed below. As previously reported, Todd Kerns (SIN CITY SINNERS, STATIC IN STEREO, AGE OF ...

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SLASH: First Photo Of Touring Band Released

The first photo of Slash's new touring band — featuring the VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist alongside vocalist Myles Kennedy (ALTER BRIDGE), bassist Todd Kerns (SIN CITY SINNERS, STATIC IN STEREO, AGE OF ELECTIC), rhythm guitarist Bobby Schneck (WEEZER, GREEN DAY) and drummer Brent Fitz (ALICE COOPER, VINCE NEIL) — can be viewed below. Slash ...

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SLASH Announces Lineup Change In His Touring Band

Todd Kerns (SIN CITY SINNERS, STATIC IN STEREO, AGE OF ELECTIC) has replaced Dave Henning (BIG WRECK) on bass in former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash's touring band. The rest of the group consists of rhythm guitarist Bobby Schneck (WEEZER, GREEN DAY), drummer Brent Fitz (ALICE COOPER, VINCE NEIL) and vocalist ...

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SLASH Rehearsing With Solo Band; Video Available

Video footage of former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash rehearsing with three members of his solo band — rhythm guitarist Bobby Schneck (WEEZER, GREEN DAY), drummer Brent Fitz (ALICE COOPER, VINCE NEIL), and bass player Dave Henning (BIG WRECK)— can be viewed below. Slash's touring band, which will take to the ...

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SLASH Confirmed For Holland's PINKPOP Festival

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash has been confirmed for this year's Pinkpop festival, set to take place May 28-30, 2010 in Landgraaf, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, May 28: RAMMSTEIN MOTÖRHEAD KASABIAN EPICA PAOLO NUTINI THE OPPOSITES THE TEMPER TRAP GOSSIP SUNGRAZER Saturday, May 29: ...

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HIM: 'Scared To Death' Video Released

"Scared To Death", the new video from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", sold 26,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 25 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's ...

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SLASH Talks New Solo Album With Toronto's 102.1 THE EDGE

Dave Bookman of the Toronto, Ontario, Canada alternative rock station 102.1 The Edge conducted an interview with former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash earlier this week when Slash was in town for the Canadian Music Week. Watch the chat in two parts below. Slash has unveiled the lineup of his touring ...

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SLASH Talks Gear, Upcoming Solo Album

Gibson.com has uploaded video footage of legendary GUNS N' ROSES and VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash talking about his new, star-studded solo album and recreating the guitar that welcomed us all to the jungle. Slash has unveiled the lineup of his touring band, which will take to the road this spring in support of ...

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SLASH: Lineup For Solo Touring Band Announced

Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) has announced the lineup for his solo touring band: * Slash - Guitar * Myles Kennedy (ALTER BRIDGE) - Vocals, Guitar * Bobby Schneck (WEEZER, GREEN DAY) - Rhythm Guitar * Dave Henning (DOUG PINNICK, BIG WRECK) - Bass * Brent Fitz (ALICE COOPER, VINCE NEIL) - ...

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SLASH's Contribution To 'Download To Donate For Haiti' Available For Streaming

A previously unreleased track from legendary VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, entitled "Mother Maria", is available for streaming using the player below. The song, whcih features a guest appearance on vocals by Beth Hart, is featured on "Download To Donate For Haiti", a star-studded recovery effort launched to aid the nation of Haiti following ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed On Germany's BIG FM; Video Available

Vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM was recently interviewed on the Stuttgart, Germany Internet radio station Big FM. Watch the chat below. HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", sold 26,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 25 on The Billboard ...

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