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Tag Archives: Velvet Revolver

Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler forms new band Deadland Ritual

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Deadland Ritual is currently scheduled to perform next year’s Hellfest on June 22nd. The group are also set to play on the main stage. However, who are they? The supergroup has officially revealed their identity yesterday (3rd) via social media as the band features former Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler, ex-Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver drummer […]

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Watch Guns N’ Roses cover Velvet Revolver’s “Slither”

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Last night (3rd), Guns N’ Roses performed in Berlin, Germany. While they played classics such as “Welcome to the Jungle” and “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” they decided to spice things by performing a cover of sorts, Velvet Revolver’s “Slither.” Velvet Revolver, a supergroup that existed from 2002-2008, featured Guns’ Slash and Duff McKagan, as well […]

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Metal Insider’s top 10 most shocking moments of 2015

Posted by on December 23, 2015

As we look back at 2015, it was a pretty batshit crazy year all around. There were tons of releases, almost as many tours, and as jaded at the metal community is, there are always a handful of things that take everyone by surprise. Given the way the year wound up, the #1 most shocking moment […]

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Scott Weiland died from an overdose, doctors confirm

Posted by on December 18, 2015

After some weeks of speculations since Scott Weiland’s death, there’s a final confirmation of what everyone was thinking and that’s Weiland died from a drug overdose. Weiland was found dead on his tour bus while on tour earlier this month and, despite the claims from his wife about him not doing drugs in years, the […]

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Scott Weiland-related music posts gains following his death

Posted by on December 16, 2015

Much like the passing of Scott Weiland in and of itself, this is sad, but not terribly surprising. Following the former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman’s passing, sales of his music has gone up significantly. Billboard reports that many of his songs have increased in sales on their rock digital sales charts. Of […]

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Cocaine found in Scott Weiland’s tour bus, bassist arrested for possession

Posted by on December 5, 2015

Specifics about Scott Weiland’s death are still being pieced together. However, a few hours after news broke yesterday of the former Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver’s passing, reports started to surface that Bloomington, Minn., police found a small amount of cocaine near where Weiland’s body was discovered on his tour bus. Further complicating matters, police also […]

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Scott Weiland dead at 48

Posted by on December 4, 2015

In news that’s heartbreaking, yet not terribly surprising, former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland has died. The singer was found unresponsive in his tour bus last night at around 9:00. The singer was 48. TMZ reports that the singer was found in Minnesota shortly before his band Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts was set […]

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Sebastian Bach wipes out on stage and keeps singing

Posted by on April 23, 2015

During a recent performance in California, vocalist Sebastian Bach took a tumble right in the middle of “Slave to the Grind,” the title track from Skid Row’s second album, released back in 1991. At least Bach has a sense of humor about the situation, Tweeting later: Omg @Madonna ain’t got nothin’ on me haha #ShitHappens #BodyCheck by […]

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In Their Defense Of Their Good Name: Velvet Revolver’s ‘Contraband’

Posted by on September 22, 2014

In Defense Of Their Good Name is a column where we rise to the defense of bands or albums that are often criticized in the metal scene. It’s been over six years since Scott Weiland’s split from Velvet Revolver, and it doesn’t seem like the band is even close to finding a replacement. So it’s […]

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These 11 albums are celebrating their 10th anniversary in 2014

Posted by on January 7, 2014

We’re just starting to get used to writing “2014” on stuff instead of 2013. And while it’s looking like it’s going to be a good year for metal, 2004, which doesn’t seem all that long ago, was a pretty groundbreaking year for heavy music. Be it career-defining albums from bands, side projects from mainstream musicians, or […]

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