|VELVET REVOLVER's upcoming VH1 special, "(Inside)Out: The Rise of Velvet Revolver", has a new air date: Thursday, September 30 at 9:00 p.m. EST. The program, which was originally set to air in June, is described as a behind-the-scenes look at how VELVET REVOLVER got constructed, from the songwriting process to the singer search and studio sessions.
Switzerland's Manyfaced.com web site has uploaded a bunch of high-quality pictures from VELVET REVOLVER's headlining performance in Winterthur (near Zurich) last Saturday (Sept. 4). Check them out here.
GN'R and VR were mentioned in a Billboard article about Beyonce and other artists whose albums were certified platinum in August:
Also scoring their first platinum honors in August were Velvet Revolver ("Contraband," RCA) and Big & Rich ("Horse of a Different Color," Warner Bros.). Van Halen's career-spanning compilation "The Best of Both Worlds" (Warner Bros.) reached the platinum level, as did Lil' Flip's "U Gotta Feel Me" (Columbia), Guns N' Roses' "Greatest Hits" (Geffen).
Full article can be read here.
The Guardian review of the Sep 2nd London show
Super Bands - Are these hodgepodge bands a bunch of super stars or super sellouts?