FIREHOUSE Guitarist Comments On Bassist's Passing

FIREHOUSE guitarist Bill Leverty has issued a statement regarding the tragic passing of former FIREHOUSE bassist Bruce Waibel, who was found dead at his Florida home on Tuesday (September 2). No word on the cause of death will be released until an autopsy is completed. Waibel, who was 39, was born in Dover, New Jersey, ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Confirmed To Appear At The 2003 Gravity Games

JANE'S ADDICTION have been confirmed to appear at the 2003 Gravity Games, the world's premiere action sports, music and lifestyle festival, which is scheduled to take place September 10-14 in Cleveland, Ohio. JANE'S ADDICTION are slated to perform Friday night, September 12. Other artists set to appear include SIMPLE PLAN, THE ANTHEM and YELLOWCARD. Over ...

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BALL Change Name To BLEED DEFEAT

BALL, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE/PRIDE AND GLORY and current BILLY IDOL drummer Brian Tichy on guitar/vocals, have changed their name to BLEED DEFEAT. "We switched some guys around and sent out a new CD with some new songs," Tichy writes on his web site. "We sent them to all kinds of ...

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HANOI ROCKS: Reunion CD To Receive U.S. Release

HANOI ROCKS' acclaimed reunion album, "Twelve Shots On The Rocks", will receive its long-awaited U.S. release on November 18 through Liquor and Poker Music. The CD was remixed and remastered and comes with five bonus tracks and a CD-Rom video. Download the album's first single, "People Like Me", at this location. "People Like ...

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WARRANT Bassist Injured, Band Cancel Tour Dates

WARRANT were forced to cancel five dates on their current tour as a result of an injury suffered by bassist Jerry Dixon. According to an official press release, Dixon "was injured after their show in Wooster, OH. He was flown back to his home in Los Angeles for treatment by a physician. He suffers from ...

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TWISTED SISTER: More U.S. Dates Announced

Reunited New York glam rockers TWISTED SISTER have announced the following dates in October: Oct. 24 - Beach Casino - Hampton Beach, NH (w/ SEBASTIAN BACH) Oct. 26 - Webster Theater - Hartford, CT (w/ SEBASTIAN BACH) Oct. 27 - The Beacon Theater – New York, NY w/ ALICE COOPER. SEBASTIAN BACH) Oct. 30 – ...

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FRED DURST To Team Up With HALLE BERRY In New Video

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has persuaded Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry to star in his next music video, according to the World Entertainment News Network. Durst, who recruited actress Thora Birch to appear in the video for BIZKIT's new single, "Eat You Alive", will co-star with Berry in a clip for her upcoming film "Gothika"'s ...

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Rock Fan Dies Trying To Sneak Into KISS/AEROSMITH Concert

Andale Gross of Cleveland, Ohio's The Beacon Journal reports that a rock music fan collapsed and died Wednesday night (September 5) as he climbed a steep embankment to sneak into the AEROSMITH and KISS concert. David A. Hitsman, 29, of Cleveland could not be revived after being rescued from the embankment near Blossom Music Center. ...

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