|Ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Izzy Stradlin has invited his former bandmate, drummer Steven Adler, to collaborate on some new music. The plan is to record two songs, possibly to be included on Izzy's next release, according to a posting on The Official Steven Adler Fan Site. No further information is available at this time.
In other news, ADLER'S APPETITE — Adler's collaboration with RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane — have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks:
Mar. 31 - Chicago, IL @ Joe's on Weed St.
Apr. 01 - Chicago, IL @ Joe's on Weed St.
The Greatest Hits album has been advertised on at least the following tv channels: Finnish MTV3, Swedish ZTV and ESPNNEWS.
In other Greatest Hits related news, the lawsuit was mentioned in Calgary, Canada newspaper the Calgary Herald on March 16th:
Axl Rose loses to Geffen Records
JUDGMENT • A U.S. federal judge cleared the way Monday for Geffen Records to release a greatest-hits album next Tuesday from the rock band Guns N' Roses over the objection of its lead singer, Axl Rose.
Rose sued Geffen, seeking to prevent the best-of collection from being released, claiming he was not consulted on material for the album.
He was joined as a plaintiff in the suit by original band members, guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan. Their request for a restraining order was denied as planned next Tuesday. -Herald News Services
There's a GN'R article called Where did it all go wrong? in this week's Kerrang! magazine and Axl is on the cover.
Though Scott Weiland's DUI trial was to start Monday in Los Angeles, it was continued until March 22. The Velvet Revolver singer is charged with driving under the influence of drugs