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Taylor Hawkins reveals how he turned down “otherworldly” offer to join Guns N’ Roses

Taylor Hawkins and Axl Rose
Foo Fighters sticksman Taylor Hawkins has revealed that he once turned down the chance to join Guns N’ Roses. Read More: Foo Fighters deliver their loud love letter to Reading Festival – live review The drummer, whose side project Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders recently released third album, 'Get The Money', said that he was approached by Axl Rose to join his...

Guns N’ Roses perform ‘Dead Horse’ for first time in 26 years – watch

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Guns N' Roses have performed 'Dead Horse' for the first time in 26 years. According to data from Setlist.fm, the deep cut from the rockers' 1991 album 'Use Your Illusion I' was last played live in Buenos Aires, Argentina on July 17, 1993. Read more: Guns N’ Roses – Rank The Albums On Wednesday (October 23) the band performed the song at Oklahoma City's...

The Strokes, Guns N’ Roses and Travis Scott to headline Lollapalooza South America 2020

The Strokes / Guns N' Roses / Travis Scott
The Strokes, Guns N' Roses and Travis Scott have been confirmed as the headliners of Lollapalooza South America 2020. The country-hopping festival will visit Argentina, Chile and Brazil in the spring, with the Argentinean (in Buenos Aires) and Chilean (Santiago) legs taking place from March 27-29, 2020. The final leg, in Brazil (São Paulo), will take place over 3-5 April, 2020. Lollapalooza South...

Gibson announce badass new Slash Doubleneck guitar

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Gibson has announced the Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck, a partnership co-authored by the Guns N' Roses guitarist. "Slash continues to inspire legions of players all over the globe," adds Cesar Gueikian, chief merchant officer at Gibson. "The creation of new 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck is the perfect way to pay homage to Slash's extreme talent and share a favorite guitar with generations to come." Check...

Slash responds to rumours that Guns N’ Roses are on the new ‘Terminator’ soundtrack – and gives a promising new album update

Guns N' Roses' guitarist Slash has responded to rumours that the band will be joining forces with the team behind Terminator once again to lend a track to the forthcoming sequel – as well as providing a promising update on the band's new album. The rock veterans famously leant the iconic track 'You Could Be Mine' to Terminator 2: Judgment Day back...

Guns N’ Roses settle lawsuit over beer

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Guns N’ Roses have settled a lawsuit over a beer and merchandise branded Guns N’ Rosé. The band had accused Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective’s Oskar Blues Brewery of selling “infringing products and intentionally trade on the GN'R’s goodwill, prestige, and fame without GN'R’s approval, license, or consent.” In the lawsuit, GN’R claimed they had contacted the brewery and asked them...

The 12 greatest albums about Los Angeles, California

LA albums
Los Angeles has been a hugely significant breeding ground for a diverse number of genres over the years. Many a musician has found their muse, enjoyed their big break or delivered a career-defining moment while holed up in the bright and shining metropolis on the West Coast. The City of Angels has had a huge bearing on the development of modern...

Try on a Slipknot mask with this new Facebook selfie filter

Corey Taylor Slipknot
Slipknot fans can now wear the band's masks through a special AR camera filter. Through Facebook, users can superimpose various members of the band’s masks onto their faces. Read more: Slipknot’s Corey Taylor on ‘We Are Not Your Kind’: “It is the furthest we have pushed the boundaries” The feature also allows fans to use the camera filters to turn themselves into the skeleton...

Members of Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses and more team up for special supergroup – watch

Duff McKagan / Mike McCready / Taylor Hawkins
Musicians from such bands as Foo Fighters, Guns N' Roses and the Red Hot Chili Peppers formed an "all-star" supergroup over the weekend to perform during Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready's music festival. Watch fan-shot footage of the special gig below. The inaugural Peak to Sky Music Festival was held in Big Sky, Montana last Friday and Saturday (July 5-6) with McCready...

Ex Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler speaks out after reports he stabbed himself in stomach

Drummer Steven Adler of Adler's Appetite performs at Whisky a Go Go on May 10, 2018 in West Hollywood, California
Ex Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler has posted a message to fans revealing that he is "alive and well" less than a week after he was hospitalised for a self-inflicted stab wound. On June 27, emergency services were called to Adler's home in Studio City, California, responding to a call about a possible suicide attempt. The drummer, who was with...