KELLY OSBOURNE Feels Responsible For THE USED's Popularity

Kelly Osbourne opened up about her failed relationship with THE USED frontman Bert McCracken to Josh Bell of Las Vegas Weekly. Asked if she felt responsible for THE USED's popularity, she said "yes" and explained, "It bothers me because certain members of that band blame me. And I think that is a big reason why ...

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MACHINE HEAD Officially Recruit PHIL DEMMEL As Second Guitarist

MACHINE HEAD have officially recruited ex-VIO-LENCE/TECHNOCRACY axeman Phil Demmel as their new full-time guitarist. Phil joins the band as a replacement for Ahrue Luster, who amicably left the group last May due to "creative differences." The San Francisco Bay Area band are thrilled to welcome Demmel to the camp, as he brings along exceptional guitarist ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Bassist Says It's Alright To Be Against War In Iraq

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian thinks that it's all right to not be in favor of the war in Iraq and has added that some Americans can't differentiate between anti-war and anti-American. "People see citizens who are anti-war anti-American or anti-patriotic and that's so wrong," he said. "There's nothing anti-patriotic about wanting peace. ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS Says He 'Loves' CRADLE OF FILTH

KORN vocalist Jonathan Davis says that he is looking forward to seeing second-stage headliners CRADLE OF FILTH at this year's Ozzfest. "I love that band," Davis said. "It's some English grind-core, death metal. It's just funny they all look like vampires, and I love their T-shirts. Like, they have nuns masturbating and 'Jesus Is A ...

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EVANESCENCE's 'Fallen' Certified Gold

EVANESCENCE's major-label debut, "Fallen", has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of more than 500,000 copies in the U.S. Sales have been fueled by the multi-format smash "Bring Me To Life", featuring Paul McCoy of 12 STONES. It's at Number Two on the Billboard Modern Rock chart and ...

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THE SCORPIONS To Record New Album

Veteran German hard rockers THE SCORPIONS are taking a little break before entering the studio to record their new studio album, tentatively due in early 2004. Several producer names have been mentioned as possible collaborators on the group's next effort, including Bob Rock (METALLICA, THE CULT), Rick Parashar (PEARL JAM, NICKELBACK, BLIND MELON) and former ...

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IRON MAIDEN: 'Visions Of The Beast' DVD Due In May

IRON MAIDEN have set a May 26 release date for their new double-disc DVD, "Visions Of The Beast", With a running time of over 240 minutes, the DVD documents the phenomenal career of a band which had over 30 hit singles and sold over 50 million albums. For the first time, this collection features a ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: Early Live Photos Unearthed

A host of early LED ZEPPELIN live photos, taken during the group's March 1969 appearance in Denmark, have been unearthed by photographer Jorgen Angel. Check them out here. LED ZEPPELIN's previously announced live three-CD set, "How The West Was Won", and the two-disc DVD, "Led Zeppelin DVD", are due on May 27 through ...

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