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Gilby Clarke Releases New Single ‘The Gospel Truth’ (listen)

In the world of rock, GILBY CLARKE needs no introduction. From crunching legendary chords on his beloved Gibson Guitar in the stadiums with Guns N’ Roses, to getting down into the Snakepit to with his GNR buddy Slash, gracing our TV Screens on the widely watched rock reality show Rockstar: Supernova or creating pure, heartfelt rock music as… Read more »


GILBY CLARKE Shares First New Track in 17 Years “Rock N Roll Is Getting Louder,” Solo Album Due Later This Year (listen)

GILBY CLARKE is rocking into 2020 with the fiery new single “Rock N Roll Is Getting Louder,” marking his first new solo music in 17 years. The rebellious and anthemic track, written by the acclaimed guitarist (ex-Guns N’ Roses), singer and songwriter, “kicks off with raw, rumbling bass and the kind of guitars the Stones might… Read more »


POP-SINGER-SONGWRITER KESHA TO JOIN THE HELLCAT SAINTS FEATURING MUSIC LUMINARIES DAVE NAVARRO (Jane’s Addiction), JULIETTE LEWIS (Juliette & The Licks), DUFF McKAGAN (Velvet Revolver, Guns N’ Roses), GILBY CLARKE (Guns N’ Roses), DAVE KUSHNER (Velvet Revolver), MARK McGRATH (Sugar Ray), JOSH FREESE (NIN, Devo, A Perfect Circle)

Pop singer-songwriter KESHA will join a growing list of music luminaries performing at the concert and silent auction for RHONDA’S KISS–a foundation that raises money for cancer patients that can’t afford treatment–on Tuesday, November 3 at The El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles (5515 Wilshire Blvd). People.com announced the news today, Monday, October 5. Presented… Read more »


DAVE NAVARRO, JULIETTE LEWIS, DUFF MCKAGAN, GILBY CLARKE, DAVE KUSHNER, MARK MCGRATH, JOSH FREESE AND MORE-ARTISTS TO PERFORM CONCERT AND LIVE AUCTION TO BENEFIT CANCER PATIENTS ON TUE. NOV 3 AT THE EL REY IN LOS ANGELES, RHONDA’S KISS

Music luminaries will gather for a benefit concert and live auction for RHONDA’S KISS–a foundation that raises money for cancer patients that can’t afford treatment–on Tuesday, November 3 at The El Rey Theatre (5515 Wilshire Blvd) in Los Angeles (red carpet: 6:00-7:00PM, show starts: 8:00PM). Renowned comedian and actor BILL BURR (Breaking Bad, Walk of Shame) will emceethe one-night-only event. THE HELLCAT SAINTS-a band featuring a revolving group of musicians… Read more »


Photos – CATHOUSE LIVE! – Festival Stage – Irvine, CA


L.A. Rocks for Ruben w/ All-Star Concert at Hollywood House of Blues

Ruben Velasco has been along time friend of artist Rick Springfield as well as having performed as Springfield’s guitar technician for years. Sadly in 2014, Velasco has been diagnosed with stage four cancer. Now in the fight for his life, Springfield and a host of talented artists came together on August 20th at the Hollywood… Read more »


BulletBoys Kick Off Summer 2014 Tour in L.A.

They’re back in action and as Smooth as ever; the BulletBoys, featuring Mark Torien still commanding the front line, are kicking off a summer tour and the first dozen or so dates begin with Quiet Riot, Faster Pussycat and former Guns n’ Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke in Southern California. Getting on a nostalgia bill with… Read more »


Rebel Hotel to Play Hometown; Tiki Bar, May 31st in Costa Mesa, CA

Rebel Hotel announce a new show for fans in the O.C., May 31st at the Tiki Bar, in Costa Mesa, CA.  Originating in Orange County CA in 2010, they recorded 2 EP’s called, Rebel Hotel & EP 2.  In 2013 the band moved to Hollywood and recorded another EP of 5 songs.. “Visualize Believe Conceive”… Read more »


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