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September 18th, 2004
VELVET REVOLVER Perform Surprise Acoustic Set At NYC Nightclub + GN'R related albums on Swedish hard rock chart
VELVET REVOLVER (minus guitarist Dave Kushner) performed a special three-song acoustic set at the Snitch nightclub in New York City Friday night (Sept. 17). According to one attendee, the band played acoustic renditions of "Dead Flowers" (THE ROLLING STONES), "Surrender" (CHEAP TRICK) and "Used to Love Her" (GUNS N' ROSES). Kushner failed to take part in the performance because he reportedly showed up late to the club, which is co-owned by VELVET REVOLVER members Scott Weiland and Duff McKagan.

In other news, VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash joined James Brown and Lenny Kravitz onstage at Miller Brewing Company's "Rock Through Time" event (the grand finale to Miller's celebration of Rolling Stone's 50 Years of Rock and Roll summer) on Friday at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City. "Rock Through Time", a two-day concert event, will conclude on Saturday, September 18 with additional performances from VELVET REVOLVER and CHEAP TRICK, among others.

There are three GN'R related albums in the top 10 on the Swedish hard rock album chart:

1 - Velvet Revolver "Contraband"
9 (new) - Hollywood Rose "The Roots of Guns n' Roses"
10 - Guns n' Roses "Appetite for Destruction"

Source(s): http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/ , http://www.aftonbladet.se/  
Thanks to: Daniel 
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