CHRISTINA AGUILERA Gets Violent With KELLY OSBOURNE

The following item was originally published by World Entertainment News Network: Feisty singer Christina Aguilera decided to deal with Kelly Osbourne's constant taunts about her directly - by getting violent with the rock teen. 'Dirrty' star Aguilera, 22, has long been a victim of 18-year-old Kelly's criticism and she most notably referred to the raunchy ...

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CHRIS ROBINSON On THE BLACK CROWES Split: 'It's Still Raw'

THE BLACK CROWES lead singer Chris Robinson says even he doesn't know for sure if the band have officially broken up or if they're simply taking a break. "It's like any relationship,'' he told Spin magazine for its January issue. "When it dissolves, no matter how it dissolves ... it's still raw. The bluesy Southern ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman's Reality TV Debut Set For Early January

The reality series "The Surreal Life", a takeoff of MTV's "Real World" featuring seven bigger-than-life celebrities — including MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil — sharing a house in the San Fernando Valley for ten days and ten nights, will premiere on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 9 p.m. with back-to-back half-hour episodes and settle into its ...

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EXCITER Announce New Vocalist

Canadian thrash pioneers EXCITER have announced the addition of vocalist Rob Degroot to the group's ranks. Degroot replaces Jacques Belanger, who left the band last year. Guitarist John Ricci told Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles that "[Rob's] vocals are similar in style to Rob Halford ... real strong high vocal stuff. He can perform great ...

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EUROPE To Make A Comeback In 2003?

'80s hard rockers EUROPE may embark on a full-fledged reunion next year, according to frontman Joey Tempest. Tempest (real name: Joakim Larsson), who issued his third solo album in October, told Sweden's Aftonbladet newspaper that the group will celebrate their 20th anniversary as recording artists with the release of a CD of previously-unavailable ...

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SOLEMNITY Set Release Date For 'King Of Dreams'

Germany's SOLEMNITY will release their second album, "King Of Dreams", on Apr. 30, 2003 through Remedy Records. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Fire in Mainstreamland 02. Kill The Majesty 03. The Ninth Gate 04. King Of Dreams 05. Vampire's Dance (feat. Steve Sylvester of DEATH SS) 06. Spirits Of ...

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DARK MOOR To Issue Special CD In April

Madrid, Spain's DARK MOOR will issue a special CD in April 2003 containing four newly-recorded tracks and four previously-unreleased numbers ("Dies Irae" (orchestral version), "The Mistery Of Goddess", "The Shadow Of The Nile" and "The Fall Of Melniboné"). The collection, which will mark the band's first release without keyboardist Robert Peña de Camus, will surface ...

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TAAKE Confirmed For Norway's INFERNO Festival

TAAKE are the latest act to have been confirmed for the 2003 installment of Inferno Festival, which is scheduled to take place at Rockefeller Music Hall/John Dee in Oslo, Norway on Apr. 17-19, 2003. Also scheduled to appear at the event are IMMORTAL, VADER and CHILDREN OF BODOM. The complete lineup for the event will ...

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