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KELLY OSBOURNE Feels Responsible For THE USED's Popularity

Kelly Osbourne opened up about her failed relationship with THE USED frontman Bert McCracken to Josh Bell of Las Vegas Weekly. Asked if she felt responsible for THE USED's popularity, she said "yes" and explained, "It bothers me because certain members of that band blame me. And I think that is a big reason why ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Have New Album Ready

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE have finished writing songs for their follow-up album to last year's "Songs For The Deaf". Frontman Josh Homme revealed that he and bass player Nick Oliveri have already written enough songs to fill a double album. Homme said: "We've got 20 songs. They're all written and the band understands how ...

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MONDO GENERATOR To Release Sophomore CD In The Summer

MONDO GENERATOR, the side project of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Nick Oliveri and Josh Homme, have set "A Drug Problem That Never Existed" as the title for their sophomore album, due in June/July through Ipecac Records. Upcoming MONDO GENERATOR tour dates w/ TOMAHAWK, THE MELVINS: Apr. 28 - San Diego, CA - Canes Apr. ...

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STAIND Feared Terror Attack During Video Shoot

STAIND were recently in Toronto to shoot the video for the lead-off single from their forthcoming disc, "14 Shades Of Grey". Bassist Johnny April explained the location telling MuchMusic, "Somebody thought that if we did it in New York, it's more likely to get attacked by terrorists, so we didn't want to do it New ...

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STONE SOUR Guitarist Welcomes Addition To Family

Congratulations are in order for STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand and wife Laura on the birth of their second daughter, Mia. Mia Angelina Rand was born on Thursday, March 20 at 2:21 p.m., weighing in at 7lbs 12ozs. STONE SOUR are currently taking a break before they kick off a six-week U.S. tour with POWERMAN ...

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SUFFOCATION Reunite, Begin Work On New CD

Acclaimed New York death metallers SUFFOCATION, who issued several successful albums in the early '90s, have officially reunited after a four-year break (as previously reported here and here) and are in the process of writing and recording their long-awaited sixth release. The group's current lineup — consisting of founding members Frank ...

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THE OFFSPRING Drummer Exits, FREESE Takes Over

THE OFFSPRING drummer Ron Welty has announced that he has quit the band. In a statement on the band's web site, the drummer explained: "After more than 15 great years with THE OFFSPRING, I've decided to leave to devote all my energies to a new project called STEADY GROUND. I wish Dexter, Noodles and Greg ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Officially Change Album Title

As first predicted here on March 15, TYPE O NEGATIVE have now officially changed the title for their upcoming CD to "Life is Killing Me" from the originally announced "The Dream Is Dead". The album, due in June through Roadrunner Records, was recorded at Brooklyn, New York's Systems 2 studios and was produced ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Change Album Title

TYPE O NEGATIVE are strongly rumored to have changed the title for their upcoming CD to "Life is Killing Me" from the originally announced "The Dream Is Dead". An official confirmation on the matter has yet to be made. The album, due in June through Roadrunner Records, was recorded at Brooklyn, New York's Systems 2 ...

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JOSH TODD Bucks GUNS N' ROSES

Former BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd recently spoke to Rolling Stone about his failed attempt at becoming the frontman of a new group featuring former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash (guitar), Matt Sorum (drums), and Duff McKagan (bass). After a much-talked-about live performance last April at the Randy Castillo benefit concert in Hollywood with Slash, McKagan, ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE's SILVER Speaks Out On Upcoming CD

TYPE O NEGATIVE keyboardist Josh Silver recently spoke to Roadrunnerrecords.com about the group's upcoming album, "The Dream Is Dead" and the individual tracks that make up the band's first collection of new material since 1999's "World Coming Down". The following are the a few select excerpts from that discussion: On the album title: "[TYPE O ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Negotiating 'Tricky' Recording Contract

Long Island death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING are currently "negotiating a rather tricky recording contract with a major player in the underground industry," according to the group's official web site. "Please stay tuned for more information. The band is currently considering producers for the [upcoming 'Hatefuel'] release, including Josh Barohn of SUFFOCATION fame." ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: Final Song Titles Announced!

TYPE O NEGATIVE have finalized most of the song titles for their upcoming CD, "The Dream Is Dead", due in April through Roadrunner Records. Among the tracks set to appear on the forthcoming album are the following: 01. A Dish Better Served Cold (formerly "Truth Decay") 02. Nettie 03. Electro-cute 04. I Like Girls 05. ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: The Thing That Shouldn't Be

TYPE O NEGATIVE keyboardist Josh Silver has posted the following update on the group's official web site: "[TYPE O NEGATIVE frontman] Peter [Steele] sleeps on the couch in Systems Two Brooklyn, mainly holding his penis. When asked why he sleeps holding his penis — 'I'm afraid someone will take it.' With that said... "Johnny and ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE To Begin Mixing New Album

TYPE O NEGATIVE are scheduled to begin mixing their new album, titled "The Dream Is Dead", next week for an April release through Roadrunner Records. Among the working songtitles being considered for inclusion on the upcoming CD are "Nettie", "I Like Girls", "Valentine's Day", "I Need Love", "Anesthesia", "Why Won't You Love Me", "Above All ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: 'The Dream Is Dead'?

TYPE O NEGATIVE's upcoming studio CD, which is currently being recorded at Brooklyn's Systems Two Studios for an early 2003 release, may or may not carry the title "The Dream Is Dead". The following is a posting from TYPE O keyboardist Josh Silver on the group's official web site: "I got a call from [our ...

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