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JANE'S ADDICTION Members Form New Band

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro has teamed up with Chris Chaney and Stephen Perkins, also of JANE'S ADDICTION, and former SKYCYCLE singer Steve Isaacs in a brand-new band. "[Steve] actually used to be an MTV VJ," Navarro told MTV.com. "He went by the name of Spooky around town. Long black hair and kind of that ...

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LAST CRACK Receive Radio Airplay In Iraq

LAST CRACK's "Energy Mind", a song Metal Maniacs magazine called "one of the greatest songs of the decade (1990s), if not all time," from the group's 1991 Roadrunner Records release "Burning Time", produced by Dave Jerden (JANE'S ADDICTION, ALICE IN CHAINS), became the first song to be played on 94.6 FM Special Ops Radio in ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Talks About Her Drug Abuse

Kelly Osbourne has spoken about her spiral into drink and drugs — and blamed it on wanting to escape her "chubby English girl" image, according to Ananova. Kelly was interviewed on ITV1's "Tonight with Trevor McDonald" program by her brother Jack as he presented a show on teen drug and drink addiction. Kelly, who was ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Perform Acoustically On CBS' 'Craig Kilborn'

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), will be appearing on "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn" next Friday ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: New Air Date For VH1 Documentary

The projected air date of the upcoming VH1 documentary covering the early days of GUNS N' ROSES has been changed to Wednesday, June 16, 2004, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The "Behind the Music"-style show, which will feature contributions from original members Slash (guitars) and Steven Adler (drums), will be followed by "The Making of ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: Tentative Air Date Set For VH1 Documentary

The upcoming VH1 documentary covering the early days of GUNS N' ROSES is tentatively set to premier Sunday, June 20, 2004, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The "Behind the Music"-style show, which will feature contributions from original members Slash (guitars) and Steven Adler (drums), will be followed by "The Making of Velvet Revolver", a behind-the-scenes ...

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FILTER Collaborators Talk About The Band's New Album

Legendary JANE'S ADDICTION bassist Eric Avery, FAILURE mastermind Ken Andrews and FILTER's Frank Cavanaugh recently answered a few questions for FILTER's official web site about their work on the new FILTER album, tentatively due later in the year: Q: What does the new FILTER album sound like? Ken: "It sounds really good. Rich ...

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Ex-IRON MAIDEN Singer BLAZE BAYLEY: 'SANCTUARY MANAGEMENT Didn't Believe In Me'

Former IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley has hit out at his former management, saying that Sanctuary never wanted him to be successful. In an interview with Holland's Lords of Metal, Blaze also talked his alcohol addiction, suicide and depressions. Several interview excerpts follow: Lords of Metal: You recently split with Sanctuary Management, the management founded ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: VH1 Documentary To Air In June

VH1 is reportedly working on a "Behind the Music"-style documentary covering the early days of GUNS N' ROSES. Among the people that are set to contribute to the project are original members Slash, Duff McKagan and Steven Adler, plus Tom Zutaut (former A&R executive at Geffen Records), Josh Richman (video director), Teddy Andreadis (keyboard player), ...

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LAST CRACK Line Up Hometown Appearance

Madison, Wisconsin natives LAST CRACK have booked their first show since playing at this year's South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. The concert will be held at The Annex in Madison, WI on Saturday, June 19. The band will be showcasing new material as well as old favorites from their two Roadrunner/Roadracer ...

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CAMP FREDDY Launch Radio Show On INDIE 103.1 FM

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), launched their weekly radio show this week on Indie 103.1 FM. The band ...

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LEMMY, JERRY CANTRELL, CAMP FREDDY Jam In Hollywood: Photos Available

MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, CARDBOARD VAMPIRES (the new band featuring ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, ex-THE CULT axeman Billy Duffy and MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi) and CAMP FREDDY (the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT ...

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GENE SIMMONS: 'Asshole' Running Order, Japanese Bonus Tracks Revealed

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has revealed the final running order of the songs set to appear on his much-anticipated new solo album, "Asshole", due on May 18 through Simmons Records/Sanctuary Music Group. It is as follows: 01. Sweet And Dirty Love (Simmons) 02. Firestarter (Prodigy) 03. Weapons (Simmons) 04. Waiting For The Morning Light (Simmons/Dylan) ...

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CAMP FREDDY: Official T-Shirt Available Online

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), have made available for sale their first official piece of merchandise — a ...

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GENE SIMMONS' 'Asshole': An In-Depth Review

Joop van Pelt of KissKollector.com has written the following track-by-track "review" of "Asshole", the much-anticipated new solo album from KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons: 01. Asshole (Frank Tostrup) "Title track 'Asshole' is a catchy, up-tempo bubblegum rocker reminiscent of Avril Lavigne's recent hit 'Skater Boy'. Hearing it once, makes it stick to your mind instantly. Especially ...

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Updated: KELLY OSBOURNE Enters Rehab For Addiction To Painkillers

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne announced during their live appearance on CNN's "Larry King Live" Friday night that their 19-year-old daughter Kelly has entered the Promises drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Malibu, California to treat an addiction to painkillers. According to Sharon, her publicist received a phone call from a British tabloid Friday morning asking ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Play Free Show In Los Angeles

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), will be playing a FREE show at the Avalon Theatre in Los Angeles ...

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