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Below is our complete Duff McKagan's Loaded news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.


The Rockstar Ramblings: Giving Back

Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) is admitting that not only did he fall off the wagon in 2008, but fellow toxic twin, Joe Perry also joined him while they attempted to record a new album. The way Tyler tells it is that Joe was snorting so many prescription drugs he was unable to play guitar. Note that contrary to rumors, snorting non-prescription drugs does not enhance playing guitar…

With eight out of thirteen tracks completed, Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row) is expected to have a new album released in the Summer of 2011. Bach is promising rock and roll with clean vocals and lots of screaming. All signs are pointing to Sebastian putting his “country music” years behind him. It appears everyone has agreed to just ignore this and make believe it never happened and that’s fine with me...

After attending classes and making a donation to M.A.D.D., Vince Neil (Motley Crue) is fully clear of his DUI charge. Neil will have the weekend to rest and then appear back in court on Monday for battery and disorderly conduct charges. For those keeping track it’s: Vince Neil 2, Lindsay Lohan 2 for number of court appearances in 2011. The good news is both are below their annual average, the bad news is we are only one-third through the year… More...

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"Duff McKagan's Money Advice" SXSW Talk Now Online

"Duff McKagan's Money Advice" talk from SXSW, geared toward musicians and bands, has been posted online as a podcast. Here's a description of the talk:

Duff McKagan's early rockstar experiences are a story of excess and careless spending. Fortunately, he sobered up and wised up about his finances. He devoted a great deal of time and energy learning the details of personal finance, and now he's sharing his experience with audiences and readers of his column. The 'Your Financial Advisor is Duff McKagan' presentation at SXSW 2011 is a unique combination of Duff's experience and advice for musicians. You can learn the hard way, or you can heed Duff's suggestions.

You can listen to the podcast online here.

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Black Stone Cherry ANnounces European Tour Dates

Black Stone Cherry has announced the following tour dates with Duff McKagan's LOADED, who will be direct support on all UK dates:

Oct. 1- Loppen-Coppenhagen, Denamrk
Oct. 3- Tavastia-Helsinki, Finland
Oct. 5- Gote Killare-Stockholm, Sweden
Oct. 6- John Dee-Oslo, Norway
Oct. 7- Tradgarn-Gothenburg, Sweden
Oct. 10- Academy-Birmingham, UK
Oct. 11- Spring and Airbrake- Belfast, UK
Oct. 12- Academy- Dublin, IE
Oct. 14- Portsmouth Guildhall- Portsmouth, UK
Oct. 15- Hammersmith Apollo- London, UK
Oct. 16- Academy- Leeds, UK
Oct. 17- Barrowlands Ballroom- Glasgow, UK
Oct. 19- Academy- Newcastle, UK
Oct. 20- Manchester Apollo- Manchester, UK
Oct. 21- Academy- Bristol
Oct. 23- Norwich UEA- Norwich, UK
Oct. 24- Academy- Oxford, UK
Oct. 26- Melkweg- Amsterdam, Holland
Oct. 27- Biebob- Vosselar, Belguim
Oct. 29- Apollo 2- Barcelona, Spain
Oct. 30- Caracol- Madrid, Spain

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Duff McKagan’s Loaded Signs Deal w/ Century Media

Velvet Revolver's Duff McKagan (ex-Guns N Roses) is set to return with Duff McKagan's Loaded. The hard hitting Seattle four-piece, fronted by the legendary Duff McKagan as vocalist and guitarist, is set to tour the UK for the first time and release a limited edition EP through Century Media Records.

Following their debut album "Dark Days", released in 2001, the forthcoming five track "Wasted Heart EP" shows a band at the height of their powers. The EP showcases driving and melodic punk infused rock overlaid with McKagan's vocals.

On the band's deal with Century Media Duff McKagan says the following: "We are truly looking forward to this partnership with Century Media. I am encouraged that they indeed understand the spirit and integrity of Duff McKagan's Loaded. This first EP, Wasted Heart, should shed some light on who we are, what we do, and how the fuck we do it!"

The "Wasted Heart EP" will be available for sale at the band dates (below) – effectively pre release. The band is currently putting the final touches on a full length studio album, set for release in early 2009. Both the album and EP were produced by Martin Feveyear (Presidents of the USA, Kings of Leon).

With Duff McKagan on Vocals and Guitar, the band is completed by Jeff Rouse on Bass, Mike Squires on Guitar and Geoff Reading on Drums. Duff McKagan's Loaded will be playing European dates. Full tour dates are as follows: More...

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