OZZY OSBOURNE "Shocked" By CARSON DALY's Language

The following article appeared in today's edition of The New York Daily News: It takes a lot to shock Ozzy Osbourne, but Carson Daly did it. The MTV veejay was so stoked to meet the father figure of the network's hit show The Osbournes that, when they shook hands, Daly blurted, "[Bleeping] Ozzy, man. I ...

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KORN To Headline DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY PICNIC

KORN will headline New York rock station WXRK K-Rock's Dysfunctional Family Picnic Episode IV. Also set to appear at the festival, scheduled for June 8th at Jones Beach in Wantagh, Long Island, are P.O.D., INCUBUS, PAPA ROACH, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, JIMMY EAT WORLD, THE STROKES, HOOBASTANK and 3RD STRIKE. In related news, the final ...

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THE BERZERKER Complete Work On "Dissimulate"

Australia's THE BERZERKER have spent the last few months holed up their studio in Melbourne recording the group's forthcoming album, entitled Dissimulate. Scheduled for release through Earache Records on August 26th, Dissimulate will contain the following track listing: 01. Disregard 02. Failure 03. The Principles And Practices Of Embalming 04. No One Wins 05. Death ...

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COSMOSQUAD To Participate In Italy's GUITAR DAY

L.A. fusion metallers COSMOSQUAD have been invited to participate in Guitar Day, a one-day guitar extravaganza that will take place on June 13th at Club Alpheus in Rome, Italy. Guitar Day will mark the first ever overseas live appearance for the band whose new album, Squadrophenia, is out now in Europe and North America and ...

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CORNELL/RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE: The Exclusive Preview

Contrary to recent reports, the as-yet-untitled project featuring former SOUNDGARDEN vocalist Chris Cornell and members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE is not set for a late summer release on Epic Records — or any other date — according to Allstar, who cited a spokesperson for the label as the source of the information. Meanwhile, a ...

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LAYNE STALEY's Death Was From Mix Of Heroin And Cocaine

ALICE IN CHAINS frontman Layne Staley died from a fatal mix of heroin and cocaine, the King County Medical Examiner's Office said yesterday. Laboratory tests determined the singer died on April 5th, according to a spokesperson for the King County medical examiner's office. Staley, 34, was found dead in his University District home on the ...

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