Chris Vrenna Reveals That Queens of the Stone Age Drummer Auditioned with Guns N’ Roses!

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Chris Vrenna, the former Drummer of Nine Inch Nails revealed that Queens of the Stone Age Drummer Joey Castillo auditioned with Guns N’ Roses after he left the band in 1997 in an interview he gave to

Was the former Pearl Jam drummer Dave Abbruzzese working with GNR during your time with them?

Dave Abbruzzese was after me and then after Dave was Joey (Castillo). And then Joey was the drummer for quite a while and then Joey ended up playing for Queens of the Stone Age after that.

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On June 25th, 2017, Castillo, along with Trent ReznorMariqueen Maandig ReznorRobin FinckAtticus Ross, and Alessandro Cortini appeared as “The Nine Inch Nails” in Episode 8 of Twin Peaks: The Return on Showtime, performing an alternate live rendition of the song “She’s Gone Away” which previously appeared on Nine Inch Nails‘ 2016 album “Not the Actual Events[11]

In 2015, he was a touring replacement for Jason Bonham in the Glenn Hughes project, California Breed. Bonham quit before the tour to join Sammy Hagar and Hughes wanted the tour that supported Alter Bridge to continue as planned.

Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Slash Attending Movie Screening in Los Angeles!

Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Slash announced on social media last week that he will be making a public appearance at a movie screening of Overlord on October 30, 2018 in Los Angeles. The film is set to be released on November 8, 2018. You can join Slash for the screening if you’re in the area below. This isn’t the first time Slash has invited fans to a movie screening as he teamed up with director Eli Roth to take part in the movie screening for the Bruce Willis led film ‘Death Wish’ earlier this year. 

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You can check out the trailer for the film below as well.

Overlord is a 2018 American war horror film[3][4] directed by Julius Avery and written by Billy Ray and Mark L. Smith. The film stars Jovan AdepoWyatt RussellJacob Anderson, Dominic Applewhite, Pilou AsbækIain De CaesteckerJohn Magaro, Mathilde Ollivier and Bokeem Woodbine.[5] The film was produced by J. J. Abrams, through his Bad Robot Productions banner, and Lindsey Weber.[6][7] The plot follows several American soldiers who get stuck behind enemy lines after D-Day and discover secret German experiments.[8]

Velvet Revolver Recorded ‘House is Alive’ For Movie ‘Monster House’

According to Alternative Nation 

In a new Twitter conversation with Alternative Nation reporter Doug McCausland, former Velvet Revolver guitarist Dave Kushner indicated that the band did record “The House Is Alive.” The song has been a long speculated about track since the band were rumored to be recording the song in 2006 for the film Monster House. It is one of the few songs from in between the Contraband and Libertad eras. Velvet Revolver recorded other songs for films as well, including a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Money” in 2003 for The Italian Job, “Set Me Free” for The Hulk in 2003, and “Come On, Come In” in 2005 for Fantastic Four.

Doug tweeted, “@davekushner66 Watching Monster House with the family… just wondering, does a recorded version of VR’s ‘The House Is Alive’ actually exist??”

Kushner responded, “I think so.”