UPDATED: SHARON OSBOURNE Assaulted!!

Sharon Osbourne was "viciously assaulted" Thursday night at a Los Angeles restaurant where she was having dinner with her family, a spokesperson for the Osbournes has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Osbourne was allegedly attacked by Renée Tab, a junior agent at ICM, who was previously accused by Sharon and Ozzy of crashing their New Year's Eve ...

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INCUBUS And SONY MUSIC Kiss And Make Up

INCUBUS and Sony Music have kissed and made up after the company offered $11 million in incentives as part of a new three-album contract. "Sony Music and INCUBUS have amicably resolved their differences, and will continue with their highly successful relationship," a joint statement issued by the company and band read in its entirety. Under ...

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IRON MAIDEN, DIO, MOTÖRHEAD To Team Up For North American Tour

IRON MAIDEN, DIO, and MOTÖRHEAD will be teaming up for a two-month North American tour during July-September, reliable sources have informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Although no official word has yet come down on the matter, it is understood that MINISTRY and ANTHRAX are among the acts currently under consideration for the opening/support slots on the bill. IRON ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL: Tour Dates Confirmed

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the New Orleans-based band fronted by PANTERA/DOWN singer Philip Anselmo, have confirmed the following dates during April/May: Apr. 30 – Austin, TX @ Back Room May 02 – Phoenix, AZ @ Mesa Amphitheatre May 03 - Los Angeles, CA @ Universal Amphitheatre May 04 - San Francisco, CA @ Avalon May 06 - ...

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BLAZE Announce New Bassist

BLAZE, the British band led by former IRON MAIDEN frontman Blaze Bayley, have enlisted Wayne Banks (SABBAT, GODSEND, THE NEWCRANES) as a replacement for departed bassist Rob Naylor, who quit the group last month following their appearance at New Jersey's March Metal Meltdown V festival. Banks, who will be taking over the bass-playing duties on ...

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NIGHTRAGE Finalize Track Listing For Debut Album

NIGHTRAGE, a brand new Swedish melodic death "supergroup" consisting of drummer Per M. Jensen (THE HAUNTED, INVOCATOR), melodic vocalist Tom S. Englund (EVERGREY), main vocalist Tomas Lindberg (AT THE GATES, THE CROWN, guitarist Gus G. (DREAM EVIL, FIREWIND), guitarist Marios Iliopoulos (EXHUMATION), and bassist Brice Leclercq, have finalized the track listing for their debut album, ...

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H.I.M. To Play Seven Shows In Helsinki

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. have lined up a seven-show run at Helsinki's Semifinal Club during April 24-30. There will be 120 tickets at 10 euros each available from the Tiketti outlet. Tiketti's email is [email protected] and phone in Finland is 0600 11616 (66 cents per minute plus local charge). H.I.M.'s new album, "Love Metal", is ...

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