Wrongful Death Trial Begins For Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer

Opening statements in a wrongful death civil trial involving former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee were expected Tuesday after a jury was selected, according to the Associated Press. The lawsuit claims Lee was negligent in the drowning of 4-year-old Daniel Karven-Veres, who was attending a swim party at the musician's Malibu home. The boy, whose ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer Pleads No Contest To Battery

A lawyer for MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil entered a no contest plea to misdemeanor battery in an assault involving a record producer outside a Sunset Strip nightclub last year, according to the Associated Press. Neil, whose given name is Vincent Neil Wharton, was not at the hearing yesterday (April 7) in Beverly Hills, Calif. ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist To Sign Bottles Of Hot Sauce

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will appear at Newbury Comics' Alewife store in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday, April 10 to promote his very own Joe Perry's Rock Your World Boneyard Brew Hot Sauce. Joe will talk shop on his line of delicious sauce and will personally autograph everyone's bottles. Perry will be there from ...

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OMEN Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival

Classic U.S. metallers OMEN are the latest act to have been confirmed for Keep It True festival, set to be held on July 19 in Gerlachsheim, Germany. Organized by Oliver Weinsheimer from German magazine Heavy Oder Was?! and MAJESTY singer Tarek Maghary, the self-dubbed "underground metal" festival will feature performances from the following acts, among ...

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SPORTLOV Prepare To Release New CD

Swedish metallers SPORTLOV, who feature in their ranks members of DEFLESHED, F.K.U., and DISKONTO, will release their new CD, "Offerblod i Vallabod", on April 28 through Head Mechanic Records. The follow-up to last year's debut MCD, "Snöbollskrieg", will include guest appearances from members of ENTOMBED, INSISION and CENTINEX. For more information, visit www.headmechanic.nu. ...

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FU MANCHU Set Release Date For 'Go For It…Live!'

FU MANCHU have set a June 2 European release date through SPV/Steamhammer Records for their upcoming double live album, "Go For It…Live!" . A U.S. release through SPV is expected on July 22. "Go For It…Live!" was recorded on the U.S. and European legs of the "California Crossing" tour in 2002. ...

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