Music Gear News

At we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Duff McKagan quits Addiction

Bass player Duff McKagan has left US rock group Jane's Addiction after just five months.
Great deals on musical instruments

Duff McKagan has left Jane's Addiction after just five months.

The former Guns 'N' Roses bass player cited "musical differences" as the motivation behind his decision to leave the US rock group, despite working on material for their first album in seven years and playing a number of shows with the band.

The group - which features singer Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro and drummer Stephen Perkins - released a statement, saying: "Hey, we wanted to thank Duff for helping us write songs for our new record. We love the songs we worked on with him - and the gigs were a blast - but musically we were all headed in different directions.

"From here Duff is off to work on his own stuff so we wish him all the best."

Jane's Addiction have worked with a number of bass players during their career, including founding member Eric Avery and Red Hot Chili Peppers member Flea, although it is not known who will now join the group.

Duff has previously released a number of solo records and starred in a supergroup called Neurotic Outsiders with Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones, but now plans to concentrate on his other band, Loaded, who have just completed an album and are presently looking for a record deal.

Posting on twitter, Perry wrote: "Jane's wishes Duff much luck with his band Loaded. What a fun time we all had working together. Look out for his record and tour this fall."

Posted on 7 Sep 2010 16:30 to category : Music News

Related Music News


Open to the public, the DJ decks are led by professional sound engineers and music producers encouraging commuters to try their hand at mixing.

13 Oct 2016 13:05

The MEGS initiative aims to break small companies and emerging artists into overseas markets

11 Oct 2016 16:16

Not Impossible Labs have developed a vest that is aimed at providing an equal experience for deaf and non deaf concert goers alike.

11 Oct 2016 13:46

Classic FM's Illustrious Music Teacher Awards are set to the biggest ever, showcasing the outstanding educational achievements of music teachers from across the UK

7 Oct 2016 13:42

In a bid to retain the standard of musical education across the board, the UK government endeavor to preserve their teaching incentive

5 Oct 2016 15:07

The University Hospitals of Leicester are running a scheme that will see musicians visit their wards and help dementia patients

5 Oct 2016 11:56

Recent Music News


With Pearl Jam, Tupac, , Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson and many more being nominated, this years event shaping up to be huge.

20 Oct 2016 10:57

His first album in over 38 years, Chuck's new album is to feature his family and his own original material

19 Oct 2016 14:37

Toontrack have released Big Rock, a vintage based rock pack that brings classic flavours in a modern package

18 Oct 2016 15:07

A promotional offer from Akai running until the 31st December allows the user to explore a vast array of professional sounds on the renowned MPD218

18 Oct 2016 09:11

Opening a public forum on Facebook, Behringer are looking to make the dream product, catering to their customers every need.

17 Oct 2016 15:36

Remidi are nearing the launch of their much anticipated Remidi T8, a glove that grants the user the ability to make music with their hands alone

14 Oct 2016 16:07