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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MACHINE HEAD To Embark On European Tour

MACHINE HEAD are currently finalizing plans for a blistering full-scale, European headlining tour, set to kick off in late October and continue through December. The following dates have been confirmed so far: Nov. 04 - Paris, FRA - Elysee Montmartre Nov. 06 - Barcelona, SPA - Razzmatazz Nov. 07 - Bergara, SPA - Sala Jam ...

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KING DIAMOND/ENTOMBED: More Tour Dates Announced!

More dates have been announced for the forthcoming North American tour featuring KING DIAMOND and ENTOMBED. As exclusively reported here yesterday, the Metal Maniacs magazine-sponsored trek will kick off on October 18 in Los Angeles and will feature KING DIAMOND presenting one of their most elaborate stage performances to date. The veteran Danish metal combo ...

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DEAD KENNEDYS Drummer Goes Hollywood

DEAD KENNEDYS drummer D.H. Peligro (ex-RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, NAILBOMB, SSI) has been tapped to play the lead in the action movie "The Four Horsemen". The film is described as having the intrigue of "Clear and Present Danger" (Harrison Ford), the gritty of "Traffic" (Michael Douglas), and the fast-paced action of "Lethal Weapon" (Mel Gibson/Danny ...

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SIX FEET UNDER: New Song Posted Online

A brand new SIX FEET UNDER track, titled "Amerika The Brutal", has been made available for download at this location. "Amerika The Brutal" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Bringer Of Blood", due on September 23 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2001's "True Carnage" was recorded at Morrisound Recording and Hit ...

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MLB Goes To LOLLAPALOOZA And OZZFEST Festivals Seeking Cool And Young Fans

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that "on the second stage at Lollapalooza in Camden, N.J., last weekend, indie-rockers CAVE-IN inspired a moshing free-for-all on the unforgiving tarmac. "And right next door, 'paloozers were playing baseball video games, getting in touch with their inner Jim Thomes and Randy Johnsons at batting and pitching cages, and wondering ...

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NEVERMORE Enter Indie Album Chart At No. 19

NEVERMORE's latest CD, "Enemies Of Reality", has entered Billboard's "Top Independent Albums" chart at No. 19. "Top Independent Albums" are current titles that are sold via independent distribution, including those which are fulfilled via major branch distributors. View the whole chart here. In addition, the album has entered the "Top Heatseekers" chart at ...

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New UFO Guitarist VINNIE MOORE Speaks!

Guitarist extraordinaire Vinnie Moore has issued a lengthy statement commenting on the recent announcement that he has been selected to replace Michael Schenker in UFO. Moore's statement reads as follows: "Hello all! It's absolutely true. I WAS ABDUCTED BY ALIENS. I was driving in my truck a few weeks ago and saw some strange lights ...

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