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JANE'S ADDICTION Go XBOX Crazy!

JANE'S ADDICTION spent some time at Culver Studios in Culver City, California on Thursday (May 8) taking promotional photos for Microsoft's Xbox, the presenting sponsor of the Lollapalooza music tour this summer. Check out pictures from Wire Image. The Redmond, Wash., company paid more than $1 million for the sponsorship, according to Adweek. ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's Son In Rehab

The Sun has published photos of Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon allegedly visiting son Jack at the Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California, where the young Osbourne is said to be being treated for an undisclosed addiction. The pair looked shocked when they came face-to-face with Jack at the private clinic. Then they cuddled ...

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OIL Finalize Track Listing For Live Album

Los Angeles-based Christian metallers OIL, featuring DARK ANGEL frontman Ron Rinehart, have finalized the track listing for their first-ever live album, "Choice Cuts Off The Chopping Block", now available for pre-order via Roxx Productions. The CD, which was recorded primarily during the band's appearance at the First Baptist Church of Downey in Downey, California on ...

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NIKKI SIXX: 'The Heroin Diaries' Will Tell It Like It Was

The Ear magazine spoke with MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx about his soon-to-be-published book of journal entries, dubbed "The Heroin Diaries", which he expects to have out by Christmas. "There are two different ways to look at it," Sixx said. "One is a bird's-eye view of a story, 'The Year In A Life Of…' and ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Sign With CAPITOL RECORDS

The reformed JANE'S ADDICTION have inked a deal with Capitol Records for the release of their new studio album, titled "Hypersonic". The band, who are now being officially managed by Sanctuary Artist Management (IRON MAIDEN, GUNS N' ROSES, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER), were signed by Capitol President/CEO Andy Slater, who at one time managed guitarist Dave ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Tape 'Late Call With Carson Daly' Appearance

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, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), will tape their "Last Call With Carson Daly" appearance on ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION To Issue 'Hypersonic' In July

JANE'S ADDICTION are set to release their first studio album in nearly 13 years on July 15. "Hypersonic" will arrive in stores nearly two weeks after the band embarks on the Lollapalooza tour, which kicks off in Michigan July 3. The band, who are now being officially managed by Sanctuary Artist Management (IRON MAIDEN, GUNS ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Frontman Addresses Bassist's Departure

THE WILDHEARTS mainman Ginger has posted a lengthy message via his official web site addressing bassist Danny McCormack's recent departure from the group in order to go into a rehabilitation center to seek out help for his heroin addiction. "Ever thought that things have gone as bad as things can possibly get, only for things ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA: Early Ticket Sales 'Soft'

Is this year's Lollapalooza being negatively impacted by JANE'S ADDICTION not having a new record out? Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, says that some are wondering just that as they mull soft ticket sales for the summer tour, which this year features AUDIOSLAVE, INCUBUS and QUEENS OF ...

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METALLICA's HETFIELD: 'Rehab Is Like College For Your Head'

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke to Kerrang! magazine about his battle with alcohol addiction and the much-publicized trip to rehab in 2001 that has seemingly enabled the singer to emerge a much healthier and more positive-thinking person that he was during much of the group's 20-plus-year career. In the latest issue of the magazine (dated ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist To Co-Host 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash will co-host ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" all next week. "Jimmy Kimmel Live" airs in most markets at 12:05 a.m. Musical performers on the March 28 show will be CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA: Dates Announced!

The revived Lollapalooza festival will kick off a run of 33 North American dates July 3 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, according to Billboard. The tour will hit mostly outdoor amphitheaters as well as unconventional venues in New York (Randall's Island) and at the Aug. 30 finale in Syracuse, N.Y. (Vernon Down's Raceway). As previously reported, ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Make National TV Debut

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, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), will be making their national TV debut on ABC's "Jimmy ...

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CAMP FREDDY: Rehearsal Photos Posted Online

Photos of CAMP FREDDY rehearsing for their Feb. 22 appearance at Roseland Ballroom in New York City as part of MTV's "Rock The Vote Awards" show have been posted online at this location. CAMP FREDDY is the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS: STALEY Biography Includes Personal Drawings, Letters

Hot on the heels of Kurt Cobain's "Journals", a biography of late ALICE IN CHAINS frontman Layne Staley, dubbed "Angry Chair", chronicles the singer's heroin addiction and his death by overdose and includes Staley's last interview, photos and personal drawings and letters from his journal. Author Adriana Rubio began the book with the Staley family's ...

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DEE SNIDER, GAVIN ROSSDALE To Jam With CAMP FREDDY At NYC Gig

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider and BUSH singer Gavin Rossdale are the latest celebrity musicians to have confirmed their participation in an all-star jam set to take place during CAMP FREDDY's appearance at Roseland Ballroom in New York City on Saturday, Feb. 22 as part of MTV's "Rock The Vote Awards" show. Also set to ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA: Initial Details Released

The revived Lollapalooza summer tour — which is set to feature JANE'S ADDICTION, AUDIOSLAVE, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, JURASSIC 5 and INCUBUS, among others — is scheduled to visit the following cities, according to the organizers: Atlanta, GA Boston, MA Chicago, IL Cincinnati, OH Cleveland, OH Columbus, OH Dallas, TX Denver, CO Detroit, MI ...

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THE CULT, FUEL Members To Join CAMP FREDDY At NYC Gig

THE CULT's Billy Duffy, MOBY and FUEL's Bret Scallions will be among the guest stars performing with CAMP FREDDY during their appearance at Roseland Ballroom in New York City on Saturday, Feb. 22 as part of MTV's "Rock The Vote Awards" show. CAMP FREDDY is the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist ...

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AUDIOSLAVE, QOTSA, JANE'S ADDITION Confirmed For LOLLAPALOOZA 2003

Lollapalooza will return this summer with a heavy-hitting lineup featuring INCUBUS, AUDIOSLAVE, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, JURASSIC 5 and festival founders JANE'S ADDICTION, it was confirmed Friday. Members of all five bands will be on hand at Ameoba Music in Hollywood on Monday for a press conference announcing details of the tour. The traveling ...

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