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Matt Sorum’s Fierce Joy To Release Debut Album, ‘Stratosphere’

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Matt Sorum has been behind the kit for some of rock's greatest bands -- Guns N' Roses, The Cult and Velvet Revolver -- but he's ready to take a turn in the spotlight with his new project, Matt Sorum's Fierce Joy.

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Former Guns N’ Roses Drummer Matt Sorum Marries Adriane ‘Ace’ Harper

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Congratulations are in order for drummer Matt Sorum and his longtime girlfriend Adriane "Ace" Harper. The happy couple finally tied the knot on Saturday, Oct. 12, in Palm Springs, Calif. surrounded by their family and friends.

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Former Guns N’ Roses Drummer Matt Sorum Recalls His Favorite Drinking Game

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He wasn't the original Guns N' Roses drummer, but Matt Sorum could definitely hold his own when it came to partying with his notoriously excessive bandmates. The drummer tells TMZ he had some good times over the years with drinking games, and he recalled his favorite in a video interview.

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Velvet Revolver Drummer Matt Sorum Discusses Band Uncertainty

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Drummer Matt Sorum looks upon his tenure with Velvet Revolver as some of the best times of his career, but he definitely has some reservations about whether the band will continue.

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Matt Sorum Responds to Mike Portnoy’s ‘November Rain’ Criticism

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Adrenaline Mob drummer Mike Portnoy (formerly of Dream Theater) has never been shy in expressing his opinion, and a few days ago he tweeted a criticism of Matt Sorum's drum work in the Guns N' Roses song 'November Rain' off the album 'Use Your Illusion I.'

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Matt Sorum Aims to Bring Guns N’ Roses Biopic to Big Screen

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Ex-Guns N' Roses drummer Matt Sorum reveals that he is in talks to write the screenplay for a Guns N' Roses biopic. The real question is -- will it ever make it to theaters?

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

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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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Former Guns N’ Roses Drummer Matt Sorum: Izzy Stradlin Will Not Attend Rock Hall Induction

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According to his former bandmate Matt Sorum, Izzy Stradlin is not planning on attending the Guns N' Roses induction ceremony at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame on April 14.

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Velvet Revolver’s Matt Sorum Weighs In on Reunion Show + Future of the Band

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Earlier this month (Jan. 12), Scott Weiland joined Velvet Revolver onstage for a charity show. The brief reunion sparked a lot of questions, the obvious one being, could this lead to a permanent reunion?

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Drummer Matt Sorum Recalls Creative Battles That Led to Guns N’ Roses Split

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Drummer Matt Sorum, who has manned the kits for Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver and the Cult throughout his career, recently revealed details of his final days as the stickman for GN'R. With the band's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction looming, memories of those days are surely rising to the surface in vivid fashion.

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