AXL ROSE Featured In 'GTA: San Andreas' Video Game?

In addition to featuring GUNS N' ROSES's "Welcome To The Jungle" as one of the tracks, it appears Axl Rose's voice can be heard as one of the DJs in the forthcoming video game "GTA: San Andreas". Axl apparently does the voice of Tommy "The Nightmare" Smith, the K-DST DJ. Listen for yourself at

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'Battle For Ozzfest': More Details Revealed

According to DailyBreeze.com, "Battle for Ozzfest", premiering Monday (Oct. 25) on MTV, represents the Osbournes' attempt to steer Ozzy's career away from TV and back to music, where his long-term legacy lay. In "Battle for Ozzfest", eight metal bands selected from hundreds compete for a coveted main-stage slot on the entire Ozzfest tour ...

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NAPALM DEATH Members To Guest On SIRIUS' 'Bloody Roots'

Uncover "Bloody Roots" of metal this Sunday (Oct. 24) at 2:00 p.m and 10:00 p.m. EST as host Ian Christe interrogates Barney Greenway and Mitch Harris of NAPALM DEATH about their new "Leaders Not Followers 2" CD, a collection of covers of groundbreaking death metal, grindcore, and punk songs by DISCHARGE, KREATOR, HIRAX, SEPULTURA, CRYPTIC ...

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BLUDGEON: New Song Available Online

Chicago-based metallers BLUDGEON are making available for sale a rough-mix version of their new track "Carnage Begins" for a limited time only. Download it at this location this location. "Carnage Begins" comes off the band's sophomore album, "Fuck My Wife Please", tentatively due in late 2004/early 2005. The first signing to MANOWAR's Magic ...

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Former MARILYN MANSON Guitarist To Perform With New Band

LOSER, the new band formed by former MARILYN MANSON guitarist John Lowery (a.k.a. John 5), will be performing at the Roxy in West Hollywood, CA on November 15. Lowery issued a solo album, entitled "Vertigo", via Shrapnel Records in August. The CD leans on the "caustic and aggressive" side while also covering "a range of ...

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ULI JON ROTH Confirmed For Romania's ROCK MY HEART FESTIVAL

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth has been invited to play at the Rock My Heart Festival in Bucharest, Romania on November 6, 2004 at the Sport Arena. He will perform three songs by Jimi Hendrix as part of "The Jimi Hendrix Concert" which also features Mick Abrahams and Brian Robertson as guest guitarists. Uli's backing ...

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SCOTT WEILAND Slams CLASSIC ROCK Magazine Writer

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland has posted the following message on the group's web site: "To Jeffy: Just when I thought it was safe to go back into the shark-infested waters of the once respected world of rock and roll journalism, I meet Jeffy. At the end of the interview, I give him a rare ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Guitarist WES BORLAND Issues Solo Album Update

LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland has posted the following message on his web site: "We've finished recording about 75% of all the music for the [solo] record. Recording will be put on hold until mid-January because I'll be leaving town for a few months recording the LIMP BIZKIT record. When we pick back up, we'll ...

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