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Is The 20-Year Long Feud Between These Two Over?

8/23/2015 10:30am EDT
Guns N' Roses Axl Rose And Slash 20-Year Feud Finally Over?
After over 20 year-long feud, have Guns N' Roses Slash and Axl Rose finally made up?

The lead singer and guitarist of the legendary '90s rock band famously fought for much of the time Guns N' Roses were at the peak of their success.

In the mid '90s, Slash walked out on the band at the height of its popularity due to the friction between himself and Rose.

Slash was recently asked by a Swedish media outlet called Aftonbladet TV about the feud and the rumor that he and Rose and finally buried the hatched. The interview was posted online Aug. 22.

"I've heard that you made friends with Axl R...

Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2015

1/11/2015 3:00pm EST
Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2015
Simple mathematics indicate that 50 years ago would make it the year of 1965. That year was a unique and troublesome time in the world as the Vietnam war really began to escalate - as well as the civil rights movement. The Counter culture began to awake as skirts got much shorter and men started to grow their hair a bit longer.

Gas was a mere 31 cents per gallon and the average rent was $118 per month.

In pop culture “The Sound of Music” was released, the Beatles played their famous live concert at Shea Stadium and the Grateful Dead played their first concert in San Francisco – just to na...

Slash And Wife Split

12/31/2014 12:55pm EST
Slash Files For Divorce After 13 Years Of Marriage
'Tis the time of year for celebrity break ups. Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash has filed for divorce from his wife Perla Ferrar after 13 years of marriage.

TMZ reports that the rocker, 49, submitted documents to a Los Angeles court on Tuesday, citing irreconcilable differences.

Slash and Perla separated in June, and the guitarist wants to share physical and legal custody of their sons, London, 12, and Cash, 10.

The couple wed in 2001 in Hawaii. Nine years later, Slash filed for divorce. Two months later, they reconciled. The pair renewed their vows in 2011.

This will be Slash's ...

Chris Brown, Tim McGraw & Train Among Albums to Check Out: This Week in Music

9/16/2014 10:40am EDT
Chris Brown, Tim McGraw & Train Among Albums to Check Out: This
The fourth quarter is underway in the music industry, with bigger, more coveted artists/albums dropping. September 16 again sports some big names, all looking for a slice of those lucrative sales that only occur during the September, October, November, and December months – sigh*. While this week doesn’t sport an album that looks to completely ‘slay’ the charts with robust numbers, many of the albums listed will certainly impact it. Here are seven albums to check out this week!

1) Chris Brown, X (RCA)

After multiple delays, Chris Brown releases his fifth studio album, X. Delayed al...

Rihanna And Other Stars Send Out Prayers And Condolences To Oklahoma Tornado Victims

5/21/2013 6:07pm EDT
Rihanna, Slash, and many other stars have reached out to offer their prayers to the people of Oklahoma following a devastating series of tornadoes.

Powerful tornadoes landed in Oklahoma City Monday, destroying several buildings. Currently, the death toll is over 90 people, with dozens being school children. The children were at Plaza Towers Elementary School when the storms ripped through the building.

Rihanna took to and posted the simple message, "Praying for Oklahoma." Slash wrote, "Horrible what the people in Oklahoma just went thru. The devastation they're facing now. & t...

Axl Rose's Video Game Lawsuit Dismissed By Judge

2/11/2013 6:10pm EST
Axl Rose
A U.S. judge has dismissed Axl Rose's lawsuit against the makers of popular video game Guitar Hero.
The Guns N' Roses frontman accused Activision Blizzard bosses of acting fraudulently in 2010, alleging they had illegally used his band's music and included an image of former guitarist Slash in 2007's Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock - despite promising not to feature any reference to the ex-bandmate or his new group, Velvet Revolver.
Rose's fraud and misrepresentation claims were thrown out last year when Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charles Palmer ruled the statute of limitations...

Slash Joins Charlie Sheen On 'Anger Management'

12/18/2012 2:18pm EST
Rock star Slash has teamed up with his friend Charlie Sheen to record a special episode of his new TV show Anger Management.

The former Guns N' Roses star has revealed he recently stepped into the studio with Sheen to record a cameo appearance for the upcoming second season of the hit sitcom.

In a post on his page, he writes, "Just did a cameo on Anger Mngmt . Charlie's working w/a (with a) great bunch of people of there."

Sheen previously turned out to support Slash when he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles in July, and the guitarist has said of...

Celebrities Feel Numb, In Disbelief After Connecticut School Shooting, Call For Stronger Gun Laws

12/15/2012 9:44am EST
Khloe Kardashian
Following Friday's horrific elementary school massacre in Newtown, CT, tons of celebrities have taken to social media to express their disbelief and outrage over the death of 28 people, among them 20 kindergarten students.

Popstar Justin Bieber tweeted, "heard about what happened in CT, my prayers go out to all those suffering in this tragedy. it's just wrong. Everyone please pray for them".

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian Odom tweeted from Miami, Florida, where she was celebrating her nephew Mason's third birthday: "To harm children who are defenseless is truly disgusting. I'm in disbel...

Slash Regrets Sharing Naked David Bowie Story

9/20/2012 7:19pm EDT
Slash is beginning to wish he had never opened up about his encounter with his naked mom and her one-time lover David Bowie - because the childhood confession has become a major story the rocker is tired of talking about.

Last month, the former Guns N' Roses guitarist told Australian radio station Triple M he once caught the couple naked when he was about eight - and now every interviewer wants to know more.

He says, "That was a very casual conversation with somebody on the phone in Australia that I had no idea was going to get blown up. It became this big headline and it was very awkward...

Slash Launches Wildlife Charity Down Under

8/22/2012 12:42pm EDT
Rocker Slash teamed up with Steve Irwin's father to launch a wildlife foundation in Australia on Wednesday.

The former Guns N' Roses star helped Irwin's father Bob officially unveil the Bob Irwin Wildlife Conservation Foundation at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia.

Slash is a long-time animal lover and once famously owned a large collection of snakes and other reptiles, but let them go after becoming a father.

He first met Bob Irwin at the Soundwave music festival in Australia in 2010 and they bonded over their shared passion for wildlife - so the star decided to h...

Charlie Sheen Takes A Dig At Axl Rose During Pal Slash's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Induction

7/10/2012 10:31pm EDT
Guitar hero Slash was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, receiving the celebrity landmark's 2,473rd star in a ceremony hosted by some of his pals, including actor Charlie Sheen and movie producer Robert Evans.

Slash's plaque, located fittingly in front of the Hard Rock Cafe on Hollywood Boulevard, is the first for a member of Guns N' Roses, and Sheen was quick to point that out during a speech he gave to honor his friend.

"It's quite fitting that Slash is getting a star on the very street Axl Rose will one day be sleeping on," he joked. "This star is going to be...

Slash T-Shirts Banned From London Guns N' Roses Concerts

6/3/2012 3:40pm EDT
Guns N' Roses
Guns N' Roses reportedly banned fans wearing T-shirts sporting former bandmate Slash's logo and image from their London gigs on Thursday and Friday.

Reporters representing British music magazine NME uncovered the truth when one fan complained about getting stripped of his Slash T-shirt by security upon entering Guns N' Roses' O2 Arena gig in the U.K. capital on Thursday night.

The source asked security staff if all fans wearing the guitarist's merchandise were being told to disrobe and was reportedly told, "We were told by the management not to allow anyone into the O2 Arena who is wearin...

Scott Weiland Rejoining Velvet Revolver?

5/14/2012 8:44pm EDT
Rocker Scott Weiland has rejoined Velvet Revolver four years after his bandmates kicked him out of the group following a public spat.

The singer left the band and reunited his former act Stone Temple Pilots for a tour, leaving his supergroup to find a replacement.

After a series of near hires, bandmates Slash and Duff McKagan put Velvet Revolver on hold to concentrate on solo endeavors, but now it appears Weiland is back onboard following a reunion at a benefit concert in January.

He tells ABC News Radio he is writing and recording new music with his former bandmates, stating, "We've all...

Slash & Billy Bragg Pay Tribute To Great Drummer Levon Helm

4/20/2012 9:03am EDT
Levon Helm
Billy Bragg and Slash have added their tributes to rocker Levon Helm, who lost his battle with cancer on Thursday.

The Band drummer fell ill last month and was forced to scrap a series of concert appearances. Earlier this week, his wife posted a plea for fans to pray for her husband as he battled the "final stages" of his cancer.

And following heartfelt tributes from Sheryl Crow and Helm's once-estranged The Band pal Robbie Robertson, Bragg and Slash offered their respects.

British folk star Bragg took to Twitter with his tribute to "the greatest singing drummer that ever lived," adding,...

Kenny Rogers Pays Moving Tribute To TV Legend Dick Clark

4/19/2012 8:28am EDT
Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers battled through his grief following the death of his good friend Dick Clark on Wednesday to pay tribute to the beloved TV personality on a news show.

The veteran broadcaster, 82, passed away in a hospital in California after suffering a heart attack, and stars including Billy Ray Cyrus, Goldie Hawn and Snoop Dogg flocked to to pay their respects.

Rogers, who appeared on the star's show American Bandstand when he was first starting out in music, was left stunned by the news - and he went live on Your World to mourn Clark.

He revealed, "I knew that he looked fra...

Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson Rock Out Together At Golden Gods Awards (Video)

4/12/2012 11:53am EDT
Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson
Johnny Depp was a surprise performer at the Golden Gods Awards show on Wednesday night as he took to the stage with Marilyn Manson.

The Revolver magazine prize giving took place at the Club Nokia venue in Los Angeles and featured a closing set by Manson, who performed with Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen before introducing Depp to the stage.

The actor, who began his career in music before turning to Hollywood, thrilled the crowd by playing guitar with Manson on his cover of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams" and hit track "The Beautiful People."

During the show, Motley Crue star N...

Axl Rose Writes Letter To Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame And Fans Declining Invitation To Guns N' Roses Induction

4/11/2012 8:45pm EDT
Axl Rose
Axl Rose has stunned Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bosses by officially declining his induction as a member of Guns N' Roses.

The rocker has written to officials at the Ohio museum to announce he will not be attending Saturday's gala.

In a letter, obtained by the Los Angeles Times newspaper on Wednesday, Rose states, "I respectfully decline my induction as a member of Guns N' Roses to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I strongly request that I not be inducted in absentia and please know that no one is authorized nor may anyone be permitted to accept any induction for me or speak on my behalf.


Guitar Amp Innovator Jim Marshall Dead At 88

4/5/2012 9:34am EDT
Guitar amp pioneer Jim Marshall has passed away at the age of 88.

The music icon, nicknamed the Father of Loud, is recognized as one of the key pioneers in amplification after he began building amps in the 1960s and founded Marshall Amplification 50 years ago.

His equipment has been used by rock's most iconic stars, including Jimi Hendrix, Joe Perry, Kurt Cobain and Slash.
News of his death was posted on his company's website on Thursday.

An official statement reads, "Jim rose to become one of the forefathers responsible for creating the tools that allowed rock guitar, as we know a...

Matt Sorum: 'Slash & I Hope To Play At Hall Of Fame Gala - For Donovan'

4/2/2012 9:27pm EDT
Former Guns N' Roses star Matt Sorum has revealed he and bandmate Slash have offered to perform with Donovan at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony this month.

As hopes for a reunion of a the classic Guns N' Roses line-up at the gala appear to fade, the Velvet Revolver rocker claims he and guitarist Slash still could be onstage at the Cleveland, Ohio event.

Sorum insists he will be at the party and he has offered to join British folk star Donovan, who is also being inducted as part of the class of 2012, onstage.

He says, "I might play drums with Donovan. I offered my services...

Slash: 'Guns N' Roses Won't Be Playing At Hall Of Fame Induction'

3/22/2012 1:55pm EDT
Rocker Slash has dismissed rumors the original members of Guns N' Roses will reunite at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction next month.

Axl Rose, Slash, Izzy Stradlin, Duff McKagan, Steven Adler and Dizzy Reed are all believed to be attending the event in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, but the offer to reunite onstage was declined by the guitarist.

His comments are sure to spark disappointment from fans desperate to see the legendary rockers perform together again, but Slash has been caught unaware of the hype surrounding the induction.

He says, "Either it hasn't hit me yet or ...

Slash Falters In 'Top Gear' Challenge

3/12/2012 8:24am EDT
Rock legend Slash turned the air blue as he tested his driving skills in a celebrity racetrack challenge on British TV show Top Gear.

The former Guns N' Roses guitarist cursed up a storm while behind the wheel of a Kia hatchback for the show's Star in a Reasonably Priced Car segment.

Producers were forced to bleep out his expletives as Slash shouted, "Alright, let's not f**k this up!" while speeding along the course.

However, Slash admits the wet track was difficult to navigate following heavy showers in Britain last week.

He tells host Jeremy Clarkson, "It was actually pretty trick...

Slash & Betty White Star In New Ad For The Los Angeles Zoo (Video)

2/28/2012 9:43pm EST
Slash & Betty White
Slash and actress Betty White have teamed up to shoot a new ad for Los Angeles Zoo's new reptile house attraction.

The odd couple is fronting a new campaign to get animal fans to check out The Lair, which opens in March.

The attraction will feature 60 species of "weird, rare and endangered amphibians, invertebrates and reptiles".

Both Slash and White have been longtime supporters of the Los Angeles Zoo. The place's new baby orangutan has been named Elka after White's character on hit sitcom Hot in Cleveland. She serves on the board of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, while Slash ...

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Diagnosed With Cancer

1/9/2012 11:24am EST
Tony Iommi
Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi is battling cancer.

The rocker is working with doctors after he was found to have the early stages of lymphoma, a blood cancer which develops in the lymphatic system.

Black Sabbath issued a statement on Monday telling fans the guitarist is keeping a positive attitude and is "determined to make a full recovery."

The message, posted on the band's page, reads, "With the news that Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma, his bandmates would like everyone to send positive vibes to the guitarist at this time...

Slash Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

1/4/2012 9:23am EST
Rocker Slash has been feted for his music skills with the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from bosses at Guitar International magazine.

The former Guns N' Roses star was given the coveted title as part of the publication's annual awards, which praise artists who "have deepened our passion for our favorite music, as well as entertained and inspired guitarists around the world."

Slash was so pleased with the title, he offered up his thanks in a post on his page.

He writes, "A huge thank u (sic) to Guitar International for the '11 Lifetime Achievement Award. I'm honored & hum...

Slash & Axl Rose Putting Aside Differences To Reunite At Hall Of Fame Induction?

12/29/2011 9:00am EST
Guns N' Roses
Slash and Axl Rose have given Guns N' Roses fans hope of an original line-up reunion after revealing they're both keen to put aside old differences as they prepare for their 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Guitarist Slash admits he has done a lot of soul searching following the news his former band is to be among the Hall of Fame's Class of 2012 and he has been checking out old performance footage of the group.

He tells Esquire magazine, "When I see footage of Guns N' Roses, I see that f**king hunger and attitude. You could not f*** with those five guys. It was just raw. It was t...

CD Review: Slash - 'Made In Stoke 24/7/11'

12/23/2011 3:52pm EST
They say timing is everything. Isn’t it ironic that Slash, former Guns N’ Roses guitar virtuoso, would release his first ever solo live album, Made in Stoke 24/7/11, during a time in which his former day job band is back touring the States? That’s probably more calculated than it is a coincidence, but regardless, this double disc live release is a more than proper representation of what Slash is capable live, one that reflects a pretty good timeline of all the bands that at one time signed Slash’s paychecks.

Made in Stoke 24/7/11 is a mix of tunes from Guns N’ Roses, Slash’s Snakepit and V...

Slash Urges Fans To Help Save Animal Sanctuary

12/8/2011 10:27am EST
Rocker Slash is urging fans to sign a petition to save a Los Angeles animal sanctuary from bankruptcy.

The former Guns N' Roses star has pledged his support to bosses at the Wildlife WayStation, who recently fired a third of the staff and are struggling to pay $142,000 in monthly food costs.

They have now drafted a petition asking California Governor Jerry Brown for increased federal funding to prevent closure.

In a post on his page, Slash writes, "Save America's oldest, most respected animal sanctuary from bankruptcy - force change."

The guitarist also posted a link to ...

Italian Fans Launch Online Campaign For Full Guns N' Roses Reunion

11/13/2011 11:50am EST
Guns N' Roses
A group of Italian Guns N' Roses fans have launched an online campaign in a bid to force the original members of the band to reunite for next year's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

The group are favorites to be added to the Cleveland, Ohio museum in April and devotees hope the big occasion will bring Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan and Izzy Stradlin back together.

Fans are being asked to sign a petition on website forum - the biggest online Italian community dedicated to Guns N' Roses.

A spokesman for the fansite tells WENN, "We know the delicacy of such matter, b...

Velvet Revolver Close To Landing New Singer?

11/6/2011 8:56pm EST
Duff McKagan
Rocker Duff McKagan is confident his supergroup Velvet Revolver will have a new frontman by the end of 2011.

The band, which also features Slash and Matt Sorum, has been on hiatus since singer Scott Weiland was fired over three years ago, but bassist McKagan insists they're close to finding his permanent replacement.

He says, "I think we may be looking at somebody in December, which is fun to think about (and) I believe in my heart of hearts it'll happen."

McKagan and Slash recently performed with Ours frontman Jimmy Gnecco at a benefit concert and after the show, the bassist said, "Ther...

Slash Joins Call For Rory Gallagher Honor

10/24/2011 11:28pm EDT
Rocker Slash has joined a growing movement committed to landing late Irish blues great Rory Gallagher an induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

The former Guns N' Roses star is a huge fan of The Mississippi Sheiks star, who died from complications following a liver transplant in 1995, and he thinks it's high time the Irishman became a member of the famous Cleveland, Ohio museum.

Guiding fans to a petition site calling on Gallagher's consideration, Slash tweets, "Please sign this petition to help get Rory Gallagher inducted into RRHF."

The petition reads, "We, the undersigned, decla...