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ILL NINO Confirmed For OZZFEST UK

ILL NINO have been added to the bill of this year's UK Ozzfest. The full line-up of artists currently scheduled to appear at the May 25th event, which will take place at Castle Donington, is as follows: OZZY OSBOURNE SYSTEM OF A DOWN TOOL SLAYER CRADLE OF FILTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY LOSTPROPHETS HUNDRED REASONS MUSHROOMHEAD ...

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UK OZZFEST 2002: More Acts Confirmed

MUSHROOMHEAD, LOSTPROPHETS and NONPOINT are among the latest acts to have been confirmed for the UK edition of this year's Ozzfest festival, which is scheduled to take place at Castle Donnington on Saturday, May 25th. The full line-up of artists confirmed to appear at the event is as follows: OZZY OSBOURNE SYSTEM OF A DOWN ...

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THE OSBOURNES Scores Highest Debut Rating For MTV Series

The Osbournes, the "reality sitcom" based on the life of OZZY OSBOURNE and his family, scored the highest debut rating for any of MTV's series with its debut episode on Tuesday, March 5th. The show, which has been receiving rave reviews in such publications as Time, has had 13 episodes purchased by MTV for future ...

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DROWNING POOL Join UK OZZFEST Line-Up

DROWNING POOL have reportedly joined the bill for the UK Ozzfest show, which is scheduled to take place at Donington on May 25th. Other acts set to appear at the event are OZZY OSBOURNE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, TOOL, SLAYER and CRADLE OF FILTH. ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Added To Dutch OZZFEST Bill

Holland's gold-selling act WITHIN TEMPTATION have been added to the June 1st Nijmegen stop of the upcoming Ozzfest 2002 European tour, where they will join OZZY OSBOURNE, TOOL, SYSTEM OF A DOWN and SLAYER for the festivities. WITHIN TEMPTATION is not expected to join the bill on any of the other dates on the European ...

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THE OSBOURNES Make The Cover Of TV GUIDE!

OZZY OSBOURNE and family grace the cover of this week's TV Guide (February 23 - March 1 issue) as the esteemed television publication gives an overview of what promises to be spring's reality/sitcom sensation, The Osbournes. Along with exclusive photos of the family, there is a two-page write-up on the crazy world of Ozz. The ...

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OZZFEST Europe 2002 Update

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, featuring OZZY OSBOURNE guitarst Zakk Wylde, have been officially confirmed for the American and European legs of the upcoming Ozzfest 2002 festival tour. In other news, OZZY OSBOURNE, TOOL and an as-yet-undisclosed third band (presumably SYSTEM OF A DOWN) have been confirmed for the Polish stop of the tour, which will take ...

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KITTIE Rumored For US OZZFEST, UK OZZFEST Date Confirmed!

KITTIE are strongly rumored to have been added to the line-up of artists appearing at Ozzfest 2002, which is scheduled to kick off this summer. OZZY OSBOURNE and SYSTEM OF A DOWN are the only two acts to have been officially confirmed by the festival organizers, while DOWN and DISTURBED are also being mentioned as ...

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BALL On Lookout For New Bassist

Los Angeles-based BALL, featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE drummer Brian Tichy (on guitar/vocals, no less!), are currently searching for a bass player. BALL had recorded and mastered a CD's worth of material, entitled Mirror Down (formerly American Aggression), for Time Bomb Recordings back in September 2000, but because of the label's lack of proper distribution, have ...

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OZZFEST: European Appearances In The Works

Long-running metal festival Ozzfest is in talks to complete several dates overseas before beginning its annual North American summer trek. According to several credible reports, the outing has already lined up a May 26th show in Ireland at the Punchestown Race Course near Dublin, while a concert at Castle Donnington in England is in the ...

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JERRY CANTRELL: I Miss ALICE IN CHAINS

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has recently indicated that his forthcoming second solo album, entitled Degradation Trip, sounds unlike any other record I have ever done. It's probably one of the heaviest records I have put out including ALICE. Scheduled for an early summer release, Degradation Trip is the follow-up to 1998's Boggy ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Gets Down...And Out

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde was recently forced to scrap his scheduled promotional activities in Europe in support of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's 1919 Eternal CD after he missed his flight following a night of drinking. Not news, but funny nevertheless. ...

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SILVERGINGER 5 Movie Contribution Confirmed

THE WILDHEARTS mainman Ginger has confirmed via his official web site that SILVERGINGER 5's Walk Like A Motherf.cker" has been selected by famed Swedish video director Jonas kerlund for use in his upcoming movie Spun, which is scheduled to feature actor Mickey Rourke and is due later in the year. Other artists appearing on the ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Headline OZZFEST 2002

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SYSTEM OF A DOWN TO HEADLINE OZZFEST 2002 American Recordings artist SYSTEM OF A DOWN has been confirmed on this year's Ozzfest which is expected to kick off in July. The band is slated to headline, taking the stage just before Ozzy's closing set. SYSTEM OF A DOWN have played Ozzfest twice ...

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ANDY "Undie" SNEAP Shoots From The Hip!

It's been quite some time since we last got an official update from former SABBAT guitarist and acclaimed producer Andy Undie Sneap, so in the interest of making up for lost time, we will let this English fool fill us in what he's been up to. And while at it, we'll even let him have ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Expanded Reissues On The Way

OZZY OSBOURNE will be releasing “expanded editions” of his Blizzard of Ozz, Diary of a Madman, Tribute, and No More Tears CDs on March 26th. All reissues will come with the following: - Original cover art restored - All original issue information featured - Bonus tracks - New, never-before-seen photos - In-depth liner notes from ...

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METALIUM To Get Heroic In February

Germany's METALIUM will issue their latest CD, entitled Hero-Nation Chapter III, through Massacre Records on February 25th. Included on the album are guest appearances by vocalist Carolin Fortenbacher as well as keyboard legends Ken Hensley (ex-URIAH HEEP) and Don Airey (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE). A limited-edition two-CD version of Hero-Nation Chapter III will be released in Europe ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Goes For "TEA" On Canadian Tour

OZZY OSBOURNE's upcoming Canadian tour in support of his latest album, Down To Earth, will include performances by THE TEA PARTY and PROJECT WYZE in the support slots. The dates are as follows: Mar. 03 - Vancouver, BC @ General Motors Place Mar. 05 - Edmonton, AB @ Skyreach Centre Mar. 07 - Winnipeg, MB ...

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JERRY CANTRELL's "Degradation" Track Listing Finalized!

ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has finalized the track listing for Degradation Trip, the axeman's first solo CD under his deal with Roadrunner Records. Tentatively due to be issued on May 14th, Degradation Trip will include the following songs: 01. Psychotic Break (4:08) 02. Bargain Basement Howard Hughes (5:36) 03. Anger Rising (6:15) 04. ...

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JERRY CANTRELL To Issue "Degradation Trip" On May 14th

ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell will issue his long-awaited sophomore solo effort through Roadrunner Records on May 14th, the guitarist told WMRQ Radio 104 in Hartford, Connecticut. When asked if the label's success with SLIPKNOT and NICKELBACK influenced his decision to sign with Roadrunner, Cantrell stated: "Sure it did. I think they're doing some ...

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Former MEGADETH Drummer Returns With "Life After Deth"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEGA-DRUMMER NICK MENZA SET TO RELEASE SOLO PROJECT ON FEBRUARY 15TH ON MENZANATIONS RECORDS With Life After Deth, Nick Menza lets loose razor-sharp and aggressive songs on an unsuspecting public. Produced by Nick Menza and co-produced by Max Norman (i.e. MEGADETH, OZZY, SAVATAGE, FATES WARNING, LOUDNESS), Life After Deth was ten years ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE And Family Land TV Show

OZZY OSBOURNE and his family will be the subject of a new TV series, The Osbournes, to debut on MTV on March 5th. The series is based on a six-month period during which Ozzy and family allowed MTV nearly unlimited access to their personal and professional lives. According to the network, the show deals with ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Gets "Head" From Marshall

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde has had a Signature Amplifier Head issued by Marshall, featuring Zakk's signature bulls-eye graphic on the front panel. Product will be in extremely limited production (only 200 heads will be released in the U.S.). The details are follows: Product number: 2203ZW/JCM WYLDE Retail: $2,499.99 Appoximate Sale Price: $1,999.99 ...

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