QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist Says Tour With DREAM THEATER Is 'Kicking Ass'

QUEENSRŸCHE's current tour finds them co-headlining with math-metal cult band DREAM THEATER — a smart consolidation of two bands with similar leanings. "Our music styles complement each other really well," QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton told James Bush of Seattle Weekly. "I know a lot of tours have been suffering, but this one is really kicking ...

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NY Post: SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW's Birth Trauma

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Post: Sharon Osbourne, mother of three — not counting infantile husband Ozzy — is experiencing labor pains with the birth of her talk show, set to launch Sept. 15 on Ch. 11. "We're six weeks from debuting and we really don't have a ...

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KID ROCK Bends Over Backwards To Accommodate PAMELA

Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports that Kid Rock's relationship with Pamela Anderson is in trouble because Pam has had second thoughts about being willing to live in Detroit. "For a while, Pam thought she was willing to move to Detroit and be a low-key housewife, but she's not so sure anymore," a source revealed. "She ...

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DEAD KENNEDYS Announce 25th Anniversary Show In Los Angeles

Seminal punk rock band DEAD KENNEDYS announced Tuesday (July 29) that they will celebrate their 25th Anniversary with a show at the Key Club in Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 19, 2003. Opening for DEAD KENNEDYS will be punk legends DR. KNOW. To further celebrate a quarter century as a band, DEAD KENNEDYS will take ...

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KID ROCK Putting The Finishing Touches On New Album

Atlantic recording artist KID ROCK is putting the final touches on his forthcoming new studio album, due out this fall. The Detroit rocker has finished recording the songs for the album at his Allen Roadhouse Recording Studio and is currently mixing in Los Angeles. Rock, who is producing the as-yet-untitled set, will support the new ...

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ROB ZOMBIE To Release First-Ever Career Retrospective

ROB ZOMBIE will release his first-ever career retrospective, titled "Past, Present & Future", on September 23 through Geffen Records. The two-disc set brings together a CD of 19 digitally remastered selections — including two new recordings — and a DVD of 10 music videos, including three previously unreleased. Produced by Zombie, who designed the 36-page ...

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TIGERTAILZ Reform, Prepare To Record New Album

Acclaimed 1980s U.K. glam rockers TIGERTAILZ have reformed and are planning to record a new album, due in early 2004. The reunited group — featuring original members Steevi Jaimz (vocals) and Ace Finchum (drums) alongside new guitarist Joolz and bassist Greg Wraith — will be opening for ENUFF Z'NUFF on August 24 at Rock City ...

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Former SAIGON KICK Singer Announces Solo Gigs

Former SAIGON KICK frontman Matt Kramer has confirmed two solo gigs in New York in late September. The details are as follows: Sunday, September 28 - 10:00 p.m. Don Hill's 511 Greenwich St. at Spring St. New York City, NY http://donhills.com Monday, September 29 - 10:00 p.m. The Villiage pub 1509 Main Street Port Jefferson ...

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K-AGAIN To Enter Hollywood Studio In August

Milan, Italy-based K-AGAIN have completed pre-production for their upcoming EP at Doppiopunto Studios with former K-AGAIN guitarist Edge and will begin recording the effort on August 5 at Audiolab studios in Hollywood, California with producer Logan Mader (MACHINE HEAD, SOULFLY, MEDICATION). "We think that [Logan] is the best choice for our genre and style, and ...

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KROKUS Fan Club Head Dies In Car Crash

Sonja Jaros, the head of the official KROKUS Fan Club died on July 23 in a car accident in her native Prague. "We are very shocked and very sorry to spread this tragic news," the band write on their web site. "Sonja was one of this very rare human beings who lived for her dreams ...

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