OZZY And SHARON Sing At Chicago Ballgame

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne sang "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" during the seventh-inning stretch of the Los Angeles Dodgers' victory over the Chicago Cubs Sunday (August 17), and Sharon threw out the ceremonial first pitch, drawing cheers and chants from the 40,124 fans at Wrigley Field. Ozzy's next performance as part of this year's ...

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THE ACCUSED Reform, Prepare To Hit The Road

Legendary splatter rockers THE ACCUSED have reformed and are currently setting up shows in the Seattle area. So far, one gig has been scheduled: Saturday, November 8 at Studio 7 (110 West Horton) in Seattle. Support at the show will come from RIVERRED and DEK. ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Special To Air On MUCHMOREMUSIC

MÖTLEY CRÜE will be the subject of "The Story Of Mötley Crüe", a one-hour special set to air on MuchMoreMusic on Friday, August 29 at 9:00 p.m. "In this all-new edition, watch MÖTLEY CRÜE rule the '80s with raucous hair-metal anthems such as 'Shout at the Devil', only to evaporate into 'has-been' oblivion due to ...

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SEX PISTOLS Frontman Slams AVRIL LAVIGNE, KELLY OSBOURNE

The Long Island Press recently asked SEX PISTOLS legend Johnny Rotten what his definition of punk is. "Individual. Do-it-yourself. Independent. Free from corporate. (pause) I think that that definitely sums me up," he said. Asked if there were any bands now that fit the bill, Rotten used the opportunity to lash out at Kelly Osbourne ...

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FILTER Singer: 'Seriously Loud Motherfuckin' Rock Music!'

FILTER mainman Richard Patrick has posted the following message to the "Rich's Words" section of the group's official web site: "Holy shit, it's been awhile [since I've last written] but I apologize – as always I've been a busy man. A lot of stuff has been going on behind the scenes. I just finished working ...

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SKINLAB Frontman Seeks Members For New Project

SKINLAB bassist/vocalist Steev Esquivel has officially left DEF:IGNITION, his short-lived collaboration with ex-UNDER/VICE guitarist Jack Cargile, former DEFIANCE/UNDER bassist Mike Kaufmann and ex-UNDER drummer Hugo. "This decision comes at a weird time in my life," Esquivel explained to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "Now that SKINLAB will be taking a break for awhile, my next musical step must be ...

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MADDER MORTEM Split With Guitarist, Bassist

Norway's MADDER MORTEM have parted ways with bassist Paul (Pål Mozart Bjørke) and guitarist Eirik Ulvo Langnes. "Paul wanted to quit in order to be able to concentrate on his son 100% and also live a more 'normal' life compared to the rather 'abnormal' MADDER lifestyle," according to a post on the band's web site, ...

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Former DREAM THEATER/MALMSTEEN Keyboardist To Offer Private Lessons

Former DREAM THEATER/YNGWIE MALMSTEEN keyboardist Derek Sherinian is offering private lessons to a limited number of music students in Chicago on August 26-27 and in New York City on October 10-11. For more information, e-mail Derek at [email protected] and include "Private Lessons" in the subject box. ...

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HATESPHERE: Live Video Posted Online

Danish death-thrashers HATESPHERE have posted a couple of video clips from their recent show at KB in Malmö, Sweden. Check them out: live, backstage (.avi format). Also available are several live photos from a gig at Zeche Carl in Essen, Germany. View them here. As previously reported, HATESPHERE will ...

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