TROUBLE To Enter Studio This Weekend!

Reunited doom legends TROUBLE, who recently replaced longtime bassist Ron Holzner with Chuck Robinson (formerly of THIS TORTURED SOUL), will enter the studio on Saturday, August 9 to begin recording a seven-track acoustic compilation of classic TROUBLE material. The as-yet-untitled EP, which will also include a brand-new song written by Robinson and singer Eric Wagner, ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Down To Earth' Certified Platinum

OZZY OSBOURNE's latest studio album, "Down To Earth", has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), signifying sales of more than 1,000,000 units. Osbourne took nearly two years after the album's release in October 2001 to reach this benchmark. Ozzy's 12th solo CD and his first solo release in six years, ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Issue DVD In September

Former VAN HALEN frontman SAMMY HAGAR will be issuing a DVD titled "The Long Road To Cabo" on September 23 through Sanctuary. Over three hundred hours of material was shot and edited to create the final product, which is being described on Hagar's web site as "a combination of live concert performances and a behind-the-scenes ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN To Be Joined By Ex-MEGADETH Drummer, WATCHTOWER Guitarist On Upcoming Tour

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has announced his backing band for the upcoming Guitarevolution tour, the month-long trek featuring Friedman, Alex Skolnick's (ex-TESTAMENT, SAVATAGE) jazz combo THE ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO and original MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland's (ex-DAMN THE MACHINE) prog-rock outfit OHM. Joining Marty on the tour will be guitarist Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK), ...

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JOHNNY DEPP Wants To Play OZZY OSBOURNE

Quirky superstar Johnny Depp is so "fascinated" by Ozzy Osbourne he's desperate to play the wild rocker in a biopic, TeenHollywood.com reports. Johnny is currently starring in the blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean", in which he based his character Captain Jack Sparrow partially on THE ROLLING STONES' legendary guitarist Keith Richards. Now he wants to ...

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