Scott Weiland Joined Velvet Revolver For The Money, Cliff Burton Debut Audio Found, Mike Portnoy Not The Right Fit For Avenged Sevenfold. All Of Today's Music News Here


Scott Weiland Joined Velvet Revolver For The Money

In his biography Not Dead And Not For Sale, published next week, Scott Weiland admits he joined Velvet Revolver purely for the money – and although he liked the band’s music he didn’t think it was his best work. Rock News Desk Has The Story Here


Cliff Burton Debut Audio Found

The Metal Den has obtained historic live audio of METALLICA performing at The Stone in San Francisco, California on September 18, 1982. It is late bassist Cliff Burton’s debut gig with the future rock n roll hall of fame act and undoubtedly the passion can be heard from the first frenetic note played by the young, rowdy lineup. Click Here To Hear It


Mike Portnoy Not The Right Fit For Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold’s frontman M Shadows says that ex- Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy could never have been a permanent replacement for the Rev. Portnoy stepped into the breech after the death of original member Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan in 2009, recorded their 2010 album Nightmare and played on the subsequent tour, but relationships became strained leading to his departure earlier this year. Rock AAA Has The Story Here