TY LONGLEY's Father: Rhode Island Inferno Charges Are Wrong

Laurel J. Sweet of the Boston Herald is reporting that the father of GREAT WHITE guitarist Ty Longley believes throwing the band's tour manager and the owners of the Rhode Island rock club where his son perished with 99 fans behind bars would only let society off from demanding history never repeat itself. "Jail time ...

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Report: Minder Saved OZZY's Life

Ozzy Osbourne was brought back to life by a security guard following his quad bike accident, his wife Sharon revealed last night, according to The Sun. Ozzy, 55, had stopped breathing for a minute and a half before his minder revived him. Sharon, 51, said: "He has got such horrendous injuries to his body. His ...

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METALLICA: Official Book To Surface Next Summer

METALLICA have signed with Broadway Books to publish the group's first-ever official book, a lavishly illustrated scrapbook of the band's spectacular journey. Charlie Conrad, executive editor of Broadway Books, acquired world and serial rights. The project is represented by Lydia Wills of Writers and Artists Agency International, which also provides personal appearance representation for METALLICA. ...

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BIOHAZARD: New Dates Announced

BIOHAZARD will be playing four show in the Northeast over the Christmas break. "We'll be doing these shows with CORETEZ (awesome new band with Marc & Roger from ILL NINO) and some killer local bands," the band write on their web site. "Definitely check out the Brooklyn show. Both SHUTDOWN (first NY show in a ...

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ARMORED SAINT Finalize Track Listing For New DVD

ARMORED SAINT have completed work on their new DVD, "Armored Saint Magazine: Lessons Not Well Learned", tentatively scheduled for a late spring release. Directed by bassist Joey Vera, the DVD will include a one-hour feature, which contains 12 live bootleg videos ranging from the "Symbol of Salvation" tours (1991) through the "Nod to the Old ...

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DECAPITATED Off CANNIBAL CORPSE Tour

Poland's DECAPITATED have reportedly dropped off the forthcoming North American tour featuring headliners CANNIBAL CORPSE and special guests HYPOCRISY and VILE. No reason was given for DECAPITATED's withdrawal from the trek. The tour — CANNIBAL CORPSE's first in support of their upcoming "The Wretched Spawn" CD — will kick off on February 14 and will ...

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Report: GODSMACK Confirmed For METALLICA's North American Tour

GODSMACK have been confirmed as the opening act on METALLICA's upcoming North American tour, according to Billboard.com. The trek will begin March 2 in Phoenix. Other confirmed dates include March 8 in San Francisco and March 28 in Seattle. The first batch of ticket on-sales will begin Saturday (Dec. 20) via Ticketmaster. METALLICA are touring ...

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