Velvet Revolver 'surrenders' at MetroCentre April 29

StoryImage( ‘/Images/Story//Auto-img-11152319978322.jpg’, ‘Photo by James Thompson’, ‘Hard rockers Velvet Revolver performed at the MetroCentre April 29. The group— composed of former Guns ‘N’ Roses members Slash (pictured, on guitar), Duff McKagan (bass), and Matt Sorum (drums); former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland (vocals); and former Wasted Youth guitarist Dave Kushner—was joined on stage by local music legends Rick Nielsen and Bun E. Carlos of Cheap Trick. Velvet Revolver does a cover of Cheap Trick’s ’80s smash hit “Surrender.” The group received a Grammy for “Best Hard Rock Performance” for their song “Slither” off their first album, Contraband, released in 2004. Pop-rock band Hoobastank opened the show,’);

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