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Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Talks Sobriety in MusiCares Video Footage

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Alice in Chains co-founder Jerry Cantrell was honored with the Stevie Ray Vaughan award for his contributions to the MusiCares MAP fund at an event on May 31. In a new video, you can hear Cantrell, former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan and more talk about their struggles with sobriety.

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Duff McKagan: Green Day Singer Was Ready to Handle Vocals at Rock Hall Performance

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was a night of celebration for the attending members of Guns N' Roses, but Duff McKagan says that after having some separation from the big night, he's also a little sad about how things went down with his onetime group.

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Matt Sorum Thinks Phone Call to Axl Rose May Have Made All the Difference

Matt Sorum
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With this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction day now upon us, we’ve heard from quite a few of the past and present Guns N’ Roses members including Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan, Steven Adler and Izzy Stradlin on why they will or will not be in attendance. Now, former GN’R drummer Matt Sorum is weighing in with what he thinks could have helped sway Rose and Stradlin to attend the festivities.

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Alice in Chains, Duff McKagan + More to Perform at MusiCares Event Honoring Jerry Cantrell

Jerry Cantrell
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Alice in Chains will take the stage for the first time in 2012 at the upcoming MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert in Los Angeles. The event will honor AIC singer-guitarist Jerry Cantrell, and will also feature performances from Duff McKagan, Billy Idol, Mark Lanegan and more.

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Duff McKagan Doesn’t Know if Guns N’ Roses Will Perform at Hall of Fame Induction

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Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan doesn't know what's going to happen next month at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. While tongues are wagging over whether or not GN'R will take up their instruments to celebrate this major accolade, the musician maintains that he can only speak for himself, saying that he'll be there with bells on and that he's not "that guy" who rallies the troops anymore.

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Allstars Tour: Tentative Setlist Leaked by Promoter

Duff McKagan / Sebastian Bach / Gene Simmons
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We recently reported that rock legends such as Duff McKagan, Sebastian Bach, Gene Simmons and many more are planning to embark on the Rock 'N' Roll Allstars tour in Central and South America. To get fans even more excited, a tentative setlist has been released (spoiler alert), featuring some of the most celebrated songs in rock history.

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Duff McKagan, Jason Newsted, Vince Neil + More Set for ‘Titans of Rock’ Tour

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Some of the biggest names in rock will converge on South America for the 'Titans of Rock' tour. Among those already confirmed as part of the all-star lineup are Duff McKagan, Jason Newsted and Vince Neil.

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Velvet Revolver’s Duff McKagan + Alice in Chains’ Sean Kinney Team Up for Radio Show

Duff McKagan & Sean Kinney
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Ever had a burning question for former Guns N’ Roses and current Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan or Alice in Chains drummer Sean Kinney? Well today may just be your lucky day! The two Seattle based rockers have joined forces to kick off a new radio show.

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Duff McKagan Clarifies Controversial Comments About SOPA / PIPA Protests

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Last week when protests over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) brought about widespread debate on the matter, Duff McKagan stood up on the soapbox that is his his Seattle Weekly column and seemed to voice support for the bills. His opinion was not a popular one, and now the former Guns N' Roses bassist wants to clarify the comments he made.

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Slash, Duff McKagan, Nikki Sixx React to Death of Etta James

Etta James
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Iconic soul, gospel and R&B singer Etta James passed away today (Jan. 20) at the age of 72. James had been battling serious illness having first being diagnosed with dementia in 2008. She was hospitalized in 2010 after contracting MRSA and again in 2011 fo

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