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QUIET RIOT Bassist Offers Update On Recent Activities

QUIET RIOT bassist Chuck Wright has posted the following message on his official web site: "Early October I hit the road with Steven Adler from GUNS N' ROSES and his ultimate party band. I also spent a good portion of October working on art-related projects, one of which was for a female vocalist named Stefana. ...

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Report: Burglars Target OZZY's Neighbors

Simon Evans of Scotsman.com is reporting that burglars are continuing to cause havoc in Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne's neighbourhood. Two weeks ago the former BLACK SABBATH frontman grappled with a nighttime intruder at his mansion in the village of Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire. Ozzy's best efforts could not stop the thief escaping with ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Admits To Teenage Abortion

DigitalSpy.co.uk is reporting that Sharon Osbourne has admitted that she once had an abortion when she accidentally became pregnant when she was seventeen. Sharon spoke about her wild lifestyle of the past, and how her mistakes now give her authority to judge her children when they make theirs, such as Jack and Kelly's need to ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Frontman Sets Title For New Solo CD

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick has set "Even Now" as the title of his upcoming solo album, tentatively due in April 2005. The follow-up to "Tattoos and Alibis" is being recorded at Joe Elliott's (DEF LEPPARD) Joe's Garage studio in Dublin, and will feature guest appearances by Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD), Ciaran McGoldrick (SIC), ...

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A New U.K. Rock/Metal Radio Station To Launch Next Week

A new British rock/metal radio station called Arfm will officially launch from the NEC in Birmingham, U.K. on Wednesday, November 24 at 12 noon (GMT) from the Sound Broadcast Exhibition. British rockers MAGNUM will be part of the launch program with Bob Catley and Al Burrow joining presenters Adrian Juste, Steve Price and Simon Gausden. ...

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TOMMY LEE's Autobiography Moves Up To No. 12 On NY TIMES Bestseller List

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's autobiography, "Tommyland", published last month via Atria Books (the hardcover imprint of Simon & Schuster), is currently at No. 12 on The New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller list. In "Tommyland", Lee describes his party-boy escapades, bedding porn stars, wooing Pam Anderson and making that famous videotape with her, ...

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QUIET RIOT To Release 'Live And Rare' CD In January

QUIET RIOT will be releasing a live CD, entitled "Quiet Riot Live & Rare - Vol. 1", on January 18, 2005, through Cleopatra/Deadline Records. The material is a compilation of live recordings from various concert performances during their 1983 "Metal Health" and 1984 "Condition Critical" world tours. There are also three rare original and previously ...

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BUDGIE: Remaster Series Bonus Tracks Detailed

BUDGIE will be reissuing their first two albums, "Budgie" (1971) and "Squawk" (1972), as part of a remaster series. The albums have been digitally remastered from the original master tapes and will include 12-page booklets containing quotes from recent interviews with Burke Shelley (bass/vocals), Tony Bourge (guitar) and Ray Phillips (drums). In addition to the ...

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TOMMY LEE Moved To Tears By Autobiography's Success

According to the New York Daily News, former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee was getting all choked up the other day when he was told that his autobiography, "Tommyland", had just made The New York Times best-seller list — at No. 16. During a private book-signing at Simon & Schuster's midtown offices, Publisher Judith Curr ...

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VADER: 'Night Of The Apocalypse' DVD Out Now

Polish death metal veterans VADER have posted the following message on their official web site: "The second DVD of VADER, entitled 'Night Of The Apocalypse', has been released a few days ago. It's a REAL DVD consisted of a few professionaly shot gigs. There's no place for any excesses and amateur takes- only the highest ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS Recording More Material For Solo Album

Original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins will enter the studio on October 29 to record the seventh song for his upcoming solo project, entitled "Demon Deceiver". The track, entitled "Bleeding", will feature contributions from the following musicians: Pete Emms (bass), Mike de Jager (guitar), Simon Lees (guitar, BUDGIE) and Mick Hales (drums). As previously reported, ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: I'll Break SIMON COWELL's Nose

Fiona Cummins of Mirror.co.uk is reporting that Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have launched a fierce attack on her fellow "X Factor" presenter Simon Cowell. Sharon, who has accused Cowell of rigging the result of the hit ITV talent show, said: "Ozzy warned me at the beginning 'You're not going to win'. "Even if I had ...

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TOMMY LEE Lines Up TV Appearances To Promote Autobiography

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has lined up the following TV appearances during the coming weeks: Friday, October 22: 10:00 PM "20/20" on ABC Friday, October 22: 11:30 PM "Late Show with David Letterman" on CBS Monday, October 25: 7:00 AM "Good Morning America" on ABC Monday, October 25: 9:00 PM "Larry King Live" on ...

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Report: KISS' Atlanta Concert Was Less Than 25 Percent Full

Hits Daily Double reports: "How bad was this summer’s touring season? At an Aug. 4 at an Atlanta amphitheatre that seats 18,389, veteran rockers KISS — used to doing big business — sold only 4,345 tickets, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of what observers are calling 'one of the slowest summers ever.' Despite ...

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TOMMY LEE To Guest On 'The Late Show With David Letterman'

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be a guest on CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman" on Friday, October 22. Lee is expected to talk about his biography, "Tommyland", due on October 19 through Atria Books (the hardcover imprint of Simon & Schuster) and his upcoming reality series centered on his enrollment in college. ...

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QUIET RIOT Return With New Lineup, Live CD

QUIET RIOT, the band who introduced the world to their chart-topping album "Metal Health", are back after an eighteen month absence. Driven by vocalist Kevin DuBrow and powered by drummer Frankie Banali, both QUIET RIOT founding members, the band is now fueled by longtime QUIET RIOT contributing bassist Chuck Wright and energized with BEAUTIFUL CREATURES ...

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