Rape Threatened During GUNS N' ROSES Riot

Several female ushers at Philadelphia's First Union Center were threatened with rape by hooligan GUNS N' ROSES fans following the cancellation of the group's Dec. 6 concert, Philadelphia Daily News has reported. Mob mentality reportedly took over as irate fans vented their anger on the arena and the First Union Center staff instead of on ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST Hooks Up With ALYSSA MILANO

Actress Alyssa Milano has swapped pop prince Justin Timberlake for LIMP BIZKIT singer Fred Durst, according to British tabloid the Daily Star. The actress — who hooked up with the 'N SYNC singer after his split with Britney Spears — was spotted smooching with Durst on a secret date at Los Angeles' Whiskey Bar on ...

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MUDVAYNE Announce U.K. Tour

Peoria, Illinois-based "math metallers" MUDVAYNE will embark on a U.K. tour early next year. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 17 - Portsmouth, UK @ Wedgewood Rooms Feb. 19 - Manchester, UK @ University Feb. 20 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Feb. 21 - London, UK @ Mean Fiddler ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION To Go 'Hypersonic' In Early Summer

JANE'S ADDICTION are completing work on their new studio album, "Hypersonic", for an early summer release via Warner Bros. Records. The CD, the band's first proper studio set since 1990's "Ritual de lo Habitual", is being produced by Bob Ezrin (KISS, PINK FLOYD, LOU REED) at Henson Recording (formerly known as A&M Studios) in Los ...

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SLIPKNOT's 'Disasterpieces' Nearing Platinum Status

SLIPKNOT's "Disasterpieces" DVD debuted last month at No. 3 on Billboard's Top Video Chart and is rapidly approaching platinum-shipment status (100,000 copies), according to the band's label, Roadrunner Records. The Des Moines, Iowa-based nine-piece, whose last album, "Iowa", came out in August 2001, are slated to reconvene next month to begin working on their third ...

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BITCH Reunite, Confirm Appearance At BANG YOUR HEAD 2003

Legendary '80s Californian act BITCH, fronted by Betsy "Bitch" Weiss, have reunited and will make their European live debut at the 2003 edition of Bang Your Head Festival on Jun. 27-28, 2003 in Balingen, Germany. "Back in the Eighties, Betsy Weiss [became] known as 'Pat Benatar's evil twin' and sang herself into metal's hall of ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Being Straight Is 'Unnatural'

Ozzy Osbourne is struggling to stay sober and support wife Sharon through her cancer ordeal. He tells Barbara Walters in an interview to air Wednesday, "It's very difficult for me ... and now I'm going to be dealing with sickness and I find it very difficult. But I'm trying the best I can." Ozzy adds, ...

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ENDO To Appear On 'Daredevil' Soundtrack

A brand new ENDO track, titled "Simple Lies", has been added to the soundtrack of the upcoming "Daredevil" movie. The song will also be featured in the background of one of the scenes in the film, according to the group's official web site. The "Daredevil" soundtrack is due on Feb. 4, 2003 through Wind-Up Records, ...

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