1. Duff McKagan, Mac Miller & Ty Dolla $ign Are Playing Reborn Iconic Fender Guitars

    January 17, 2017 4:25 PM EST New versions of iconic instruments will be unveiled Thursday at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. At The NAMM Show -- which willl draw legions of musical gear devotees to Anaheim, California, this week -- Fender will officially unveil striking new versions of iconic instruments that have…

  2. Guns N' Roses' Reunion Tour: 8 Surprise Highlights, From Angus Young to Skrillex

    September 12, 2016 1:15 PM EDT Guns N’ Roses ’ long-awaited reunion tour brought American fans to their na-na-na-na-knees, knees in 2016. The rock band’s classic lineup -- including long-feuding singer Axl Rose and guitarist Slash, along with bassist Duff McKagan -- is back together for the first time in 23 years, and…

  3. Beyonce Proteges Chloe x Halle Ready Debut LP, Brandi Glanville Denied at GNR Show & More Inside Scoop

    August 25, 2016 1:00 PM EDT Chloe x Halle = New LP Chloe x Halle , the sister duo that Beyoncé signed to her Parkwood Entertainment label in 2015, chose to cover Drake ’s “One Dance” as part of their two-song set at the NYX Face Awards in Los Angeles on Aug. 20. But they’ll soon have an entire album of original material…

  4. Guns 'N Roses Will Bring 'Not in this Lifetime' Tour to Australia in 2017

    August 16, 2016 11:15 PM EDT Guns ‘N Roses   will rock Australia early next year.  The reunited rock giants have announced its  Not in this Lifetime  tour will drop into stadiums in each of the market’s five biggest cities. The Australia leg will kick off Feb. 7 at QSAC Stadium and will pause in Sydney, Melbourne and…

  5. Christopher Duddy, Director of Duff McKagan Doc, on the Guns N' Roses Bassist, Axl Rose & Redemption

    June 03, 2016 9:54 PM EDT "It's So Easy and Other Lies" is out now. It’s So Easy and Other Lies , a documentary about Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan based on his best-selling memoir, opened Friday (June 3) for an exclusive theatrical run in Los Angeles. Directed by Christopher Duddy, the nonlinear…

  6. Guns N' Roses Adds More 2016 Tour Dates, Including Dodger Stadium

    April 25, 2016 10:31 AM EDT Guns N’ Roses are fresh off a pair of highly publicized Coachella shows and the reunited “classic” lineup isn't slowing down. Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan had already announced a bunch of North American shows for their current Not In This Lifetime tour, and today (April 25) they…

  7. Guns N' Roses Rock Las Vegas Reunion Concert Despite Axl Rose's Broken Foot: Watch

    April 09, 2016 9:41 AM EDT When the partially reunited original Guns N’ Roses performed its first arena show in 23 years on Friday night (April 8) in Las Vegas, singer Axl Rose was completely immobilized by a foot injury. Occasionally, the 54-year-old singer tapped his good foot along to the beat, but there was no…

  8. Hollywood Vampires -- Even Johnny Depp -- Going on International Summer Tour

    April 01, 2016 8:54 PM EDT The rock supergroup is heading out on tour this summer, with a number of festival and one-off dates spanning from May to July. Rock supergroup Hollywood Vampires are heading out on tour this summer, with a number of festival and one-off dates spanning from May to July.  Hollywood Vampires Pay…

  9. Axl Rose, Slash & Duff McKagan Confirmed for Guns N' Roses Coachella Lineup

    January 05, 2016 8:37 PM EST But there's no word whether rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin and drummer Steven Adler will join to fill out the band's classic lineup. Guns N' Roses has confirmed its upcoming reunion performances at Coachella with members of the band's classic lineup Axl Rose, Slash…

  10. Guns N' Roses to Reunite for Coachella, Possible Stadium Tour: Sources

    December 29, 2015 4:11 PM EST Guns N’ Roses, with original members Axl Rose and Slash, will headline the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., set for April 15-17 and April 22-24, according to multiple sources. The reunited band is also negotiating with promoters to play as many as 25 football…

  11. Duff McKagan on Substance Abuse, Fatherhood and the Possibility of a Guns N' Roses Reunion

    May 19, 2015 6:21 PM EDT The title of Duff McKagan ’s new book, How to Be a Man (and other illusions ), playfully spells it out that the tome is not what it seems. “It’s really not a how-to book. The most how-to thing [about it] is probably the title,” says the former Guns N' Roses bassist, 51. Lighthearted yet…

  12. Did Guns N' Roses Copy 'Sweet Child O' Mine' From This Australian Band?

    May 14, 2015 11:51 AM EDT Australian Crawl singer James Reyne comments on similarities to his 1981 song “Unpublished Critics”; Duff McKagan weighs in, too. Could Guns N' Roses'  1988  Billboard Hot 100  No. 1 "Sweet Child O' Mine" have been cribbed from an early '80s Australian band that…

  13. Did Duff McKagan Write About Seeing Philip Seymour Hoffman Just Before His Death?

    May 07, 2015 4:25 PM EDT In an excerpt from former  Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan 's forthcoming book How to Be a Man (And Other Illusions) published in The Village Voice, the rock legend describes a very strange, tragic night in the West Village in February 2014. And although he doesn't divulge…

  14. Guns N' Roses Could Have New Music In 2015, Guitarist Says At Golden Gods Awards

    April 24, 2014 9:54 PM EDT A new album would be GNR's first release since 2008's long-awaited "Chinese Democracy" Guns N' Roses fans might not have to wait another 15 years between new album releases. GNR guitarist Richard Fortus told the Associated Press at the Revolver Golden God Awards in…

  15. Duff McKagan Reuniting With Guns N' Roses to 'Help Axl Out,' Says Tommy Stinson

    April 01, 2014 4:45 PM EDT GNR's former bassist is filling in on bass for five shows while Stinson tours with The Replacements. "I'm like, 'Thanks dude, for covering my ass on this one'" Re-joining Guns N' Roses for five shows in South America is just Duff McKagan's way…

  16. Duff McKagan on Walking Papers, Velvet Revolver's Future and Scott Weiland's 'Situation'

    July 26, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Song Premiere: Listen to "A Place Like This" By Walking Papers, McKagan's new supergroup with Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver alumnus Duff McKagan wasn't necessarily looking to join another band when he signed on to be…

  17. Axl Rose Not Attending Guns N' Roses' Rock Hall Induction

    April 11, 2012 5:55 PM EDT GN'R Singer Pens Open Letter To Explain 'Personal' Decision Fed up with "reunion lies" and looking to avoid awkward situations with ex-bandmates, Axl Rose has decided to not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Guns N' Roses this Saturday …

  18. Axl Rose Talks Guns N' Roses' Future, Rock Hall Nomination in Rare TV Interview

    November 14, 2011 8:49 PM EST Axl Rose's first television interview in years aired on VH1's "That Metal Show" on Friday, and the Guns N' Roses frontman did not disappoint. The lengthy discussion with Eddie Trunk touched on the band's U.S. tour, its post-"Chinese Democracy" recording…

  19. Jane's Addiction Go For 'Something Great' on Long-Awaited New Album

    September 30, 2011 3:00 PM EDT On Sept. 22, Perry Farrell, the iconic frontman of Los Angeles alt-rock band Jane's Addiction , stood onstage pushing the counterculture before a crowd of Silicon Valley insiders. "I still believe in human communication -- none of this Face-fucking-book," he joked during a Jane…

  20. Inside the Listening Party: Jane's Addiction's 'The Great Escape Artist'

    September 09, 2011 10:55 AM EDT Two dozen people crammed into Eldorado, the Burbank, Calif., recording studio where Jane's Addiction spent most of 2011 to listen to their fourth studio effort, "The Great Escape Artist," on Thursday evening (Sept. 8). Played loud but not deafening on PMC equipment that…

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