Week In Review: Axl Not GNR- AC/DC Scam- Jane's Addiction Trouble- Chickenfoot Sellouts- Velvet Revolver Did Find A Singer- Singer Escapes Burning House and more

(antiMusic) Welcome to the week in review. Here are the highlights of some of the top stories from the Day in Rock from this past week! Steven Adler says that GNR is not Guns N' Roses without him and Axl Rose should change the name of the group to reflect its status as a solo project. more

More than 8,000 AC/DC fans have been conned in a 3 million GBP ticket scam on the band's world tour.more

War has broken out among the original members of Jane's Addiction, who are gearing up for their first tour in almost 18 years.more

Demand for the first Chickenfoot live dates has led to a record sellout. The new supergroup, featuring Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers), Michael Anthony and Sammy Hagar of Van Halen, and guitar legend Joe Satriani seem pleased

Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan has told RollingStone.com that the band does not yet have a new lead singer. However, turns out all those recent reports that the group was close to naming their guy also were true.more

Country music legend Jimmy Dean and his wife escaped a fire that heavily damaged their house in Virginia.more

Green Day have announced that they will hit the road for their first proper tour of the United States and Canada in more than three years beginning July 3rd in Seattle, WA.more

Ozzy reveals that there are plans for Ozzfest to return in a "major" way in 2010 and also confirms reports that he is featured as a guest on the new solo album from Velvet Revolver/ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash.more

Pink Floyd is suing EMI and its private equity firm owners, Terra Firma, claiming that the label has miscalculated their royalty payments.more

Nachtmystium guitarist Jeff Wilson found himself in the crossfire of a drive-by shooting last week.more

The April 21st Fall Out Boy concert at Mizner Amphitheater has been relocated due to the City of Boca Raton banning the band.more

Motley Crue singer Vince Neil is vying to get his rock band featured on reality TV show American Idol after meeting the singing competition's former winner Carrie Underwood.more

MySpace Music is proud to exclusively present The Cure Live from Secret Shows album. The legendary rock band performed at the Troubadour for a very special MySpace Music Secret Show in December 2008.more

The Kills' singer Alison Mosshart was rushed to the hospital Wednesday night (April 22) during a performance in Boulder, Colorado.more

David Coverdale released a new statement exclusively to Blabbermouth.Net regarding Joe Lynn Turner's (Rainbow, Deep Purple, Yngwie Malmsteen) allegations that the Whitesnake frontman lip-synchs to pre-recorded tapes of vocals in concertmore

Universal Music have confirmed that the Nirvana DVD announced yesterday is a bootleg but an official release of Live at Reading 1992 is coming in November.more

Beyonce's singing abilities are no longer in question the person behind the recording of the singer's screeching version of If I Were A Boy has admitted it was all a hoax.more

Jeff Beck was joined by former band mate and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart for a surprise two song performancemore

Tom Morello and Boots Riley have joined forces to form Street Sweeper Social Club. The group's anticipated self-titled debut album will be released June 16thmore

Four men linked to popular file-sharing site The Pirate Bay were convicted Friday of breaking Sweden's copyright law by helping millions of users freely download music, movies and computer games on the Internet.more

Underoath shared some choice words for popular punk/glam metal act Avenged Sevenfold.more

Full Metal Racket festival, set to take place this Saturday (April 25) in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is under deep scrutiny from the Northern Irish religious factions.more

Jet return to form with their long awaited third album, 'Shaka Rock' which is set to hit stores on August 25th.more

Vets protest Disturbed's Music As A Weapon Tour. Veterans say a festival that could include tobacco sampling, a tattoo parlor and heavy metal music doesn't belong near the Brown County Veterans Memorial on Armed Forces Drive.more

Ear Candy caught wind of a strong rumor that Sunny Day Real Estate, one of the most influential and underappreciated post-grunge groups to come out of Seattle, has reunited with its original members and plan on touring this year.more

Rumor of an all-Van Halen themed Guitar Hero game have been around for a little while now, but Activision has yet to confirm it. Now, as is often the case, it looks like a ratings board beat them to it.more

At Saturday's Record Store Day Celebration at Amoeba Music in Los Angeles, California, Ace Frehley debuted a new song called "Pain in the Neck" from his forthcoming CD Anomaly.more

Relapse Records will release what could be the last Voivod album, Infini, in the United States on June 23rd. - more

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