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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GUANO APES Finish Recording Six Songs For Forthcoming CD

Germany's GUANO APES recently completed tracking six new songs during two separate recording sessions for their forthcoming third full-length CD, due in late 2002. The cuts laid down so far are as follows: 01. High 02. Come To Me 03. Plastic Mouth 04. Quietly 05. Scratch The Pitch 06. Diokhan GUANO APES will return to ...

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OZZY Meets BUSH: The In-Depth Report

Comedian Drew Carey on common ground between Ozzy Osbourne and President Bush: "First of all, they both love their families. They both partied a little too hard when they were younger. Half the time you can't understand a word either one of them is saying. And neither one of them can make a move without ...

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HASTE To Play Three VANS WARPED 2002 Dates

HASTE will play three dates on the 2002 Vans Warped Tour. The Alabama-based sextet will join some of the best skateboarders in the world, as well as some of the finest bands playing punk, metal, emo and hardcore these days - from BAD RELIGION, NOFX and NEW FOUND GLORY to UNEARTH, STRETCH ARMSTRONG and CURL ...

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GENE SIMMONS Experiences Death In Family, Works On New Music

Our condolences go out to KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons, whose dad passed away in Israel on May 2nd. In other news, Simmons reportedly spent last Sunday, May 5th, working on two new songs at a demo studio. No official announcement has yet been made regarding the future fate of those tracks, but it is believed ...

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ELEKTRIK MISTRESS Call It A Day!

Canadian "stoner rockers" ELEKTRIK MISTRESS have called it a day, according to a report posted at www.stonerrock.com. "I have officially fired the guys and will be taking a much needed break for much of this summer doing lots of writing and jamming...," guitarist/vocalist Kurt Kuthe is quoted as saying. "I already have over ...

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