DOKKEN Band Members Sued By Former Bassist

Former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson has filed suit against two of his ex-bandmates, singer-guitarist Don Dokken and drummer Mick Brown, to dissolve their musical and financial partnership. The lawsuit, filed Monday (Nov. 4) in California Superior Court in Los Angeles, claims Don Dokken wrongfully hired a replacement bassist for this year's "Long Way Home" album ...

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WHITESNAKE, THE SCORPIONS To Tour In The Spring?

WHITESNAKE are strongly rumored to be planning a return to the live arena via a U.S. package tour with THE SCORPIONS, tentatively set to take place in the spring. In addition, unconfirmed reports suggest that WHITESNAKE mastermind David Coverdale is mulling an offer from Locomotive/WEA Records for a possible new studio album, the group's first ...

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INSANE CLOWN POSSE Online

Grokster, one of the world's largest P2P networks, announced today that they have entered into an agreement with the INSANE CLOWN POSSE to launch an international merchandise giveaway in tandem with the release of their new CD, "The Wraith: Shangri-La". According to Hits Daily Double, the promotion goes live today and will end Nov. 26. ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer Speaks Out On Upcoming Solo Album

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has released a lengthy update via his official web site on the status of his upcoming solo album, "Beyond Aston", his Internet-only single, "Straws", his health and the possibility of future live appearances. "My company, Aston Cross Music, Inc., is making 2,000 copies of 'Straws'," writes Ward. "1,000 ...

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PEARL JAM To Launch World Tour In Australia

PEARL JAM's first world tour in more than two-and-a-half years will kick off Feb. 8 in Brisbane, Australia, according to Australian radio station Triple-J. So far, 10 dates are confirmed in Australia and Japan, with additional shows expected to be added. Former SMITHS guitarist Johnny Marr and his new band, THE HEALERS, will open the ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Finalize Track Listing For 'Steal This Album'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN have finalized the track listing for their collection of outtakes and other previously unreleased tracks, entitled "Steal This Album". It is as follows: 01. Chic 'N' Stu 02. Innervision 03. Bubbles 04. Boom! 05. Nuguns 06. A.D.D. (American Dream Denial) 07. Mr. Jack 08. I-E-A-I-A-I-O 09. 36 10. Pictures 11. Highway ...

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