In what may prove to be a jarring legal setback for artists who live next door to famous people and want to try and use that proximity as the basis for an unauthorized exhibit, Axl Rose has issued a cease-and-desist notice to the exhibitor behind the L.A. art show titled 'Axl Rose Was My Neighbor.'
Over the course of his illustrious career, Duff McKagan has been in a lot of bands -- and he touched on pretty much all of them during a recent interview with FasterLouder, looking back on his stints with Guns N' Roses and Neurotic Outsiders while looking ahead to his future with Loaded, as well as weighing in on where Velvet Revolver might be headed.
As previously reported, criminal charges were filed this week against a Des Moines, Iowa, doctor who is accused of contributing to the deaths of eight patients, including Slipknot bassist Paul Gray. Now, Slipknot percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan, who was one of the people interviewed by police for the case, has spoken out on the matter.
They're frequently portrayed in the press as a sort of electronic hive mind for mischief-makers, but the Internet hacking group known as Anonymous actually operates behind a social agenda -- one component of which is the online pursuit of child pornographers. It's the type of mission you'd think most people would easily agree on, but in one of the oddest news stories of the year, Anonymous is accusing Evanescence leader Amy Lee of shielding offenders in a "sick cover-up."
Just because Motley Crue dropped their new single 'Sex' this year, that doesn't mean a full-length album is in the works. In fact, Nikki Sixx says the band doesn't even know when it'll get back to the studio, meaning we may have to reconsider the band's inclusion on our 10 Most Anticipated 2013 Rock Albums.