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OZZY OSBOURNE Meets ROSEANNE BARR: A Reality TV Moment

According to Variety, Ozzy Osbourne and his video diarists from MTV's "The Osbournes" were shopping recently at Barney's New York, the high-fashion department store, when he and his crew ran into actress/comedienne Roseanne Barr and her crew, who were also filming a shopping segment for the former sitcom star's upcoming reality series on ABC. ABC's ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Select First Single From 'Transform'

POWERMAN 5000 have set "Free" as the first single from their forthcoming "Transform" CD, slated for release on May 20 through Dreamworks Records. The single is expected to go for radio adds on March 25 with an accompanying video — directed by frontman Spider One — due around the same time. "Transform", which marks the ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE To Release New EP

Britain's ONE MINUTE SILENCE will release a new EP, "We Bounce", on March 31 through Taste Media, a joint venture between Dennis Smith at Sawmills Studios in Cornwall, U.K. and Safta Jaffery at SJP Producer Management. "We Bounce" is the follow-up to the "Revolution" EP, and is released on CD and 7". The CD features ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Begin Mixing In April

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who is currently working with the band at a London studio on their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World", has posted the following recording update to his web site: "The IRON MAIDEN sessions are progressing extremely well, and we'll actually be finished all the guitars today, with Janick [Gers] ...

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IRON MAIDEN Complete Basic Tracks For New CD

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who is currently working with the band at a London studio on their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World", has posted the following recording update via his web site: "Hi folks! Tracked another IRON MAIDEN song yesterday [Monday, Feb. 3], one of [guitarist] Dave [Murray]'s, and [guitarist] Adrian [Smith] ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Name New CD, Put Away Space Suits

POWERMAN 5000 have set "Transform" as the title for their recently-completed new studio album, due on May 20 through Dreamworks Records. An as-yet-undisclosed first single is scheduled to hit radio sometime in March. According to frontman Spider One, the CD will contain 12 brand new tracks and will include no reworked material from the scrapped ...

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IRON MAIDEN: The SHIRLEY Daily Recording Update

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who is currently working with the band at a London studio on their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World", has posted the following recording update via his official web site: "Thur 16th – Engineer's Log! Slow start today - big meeting with Sanctuary bods. As far as the Brew ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Latest SHIRLEY Studio Update

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who is currently working with the band at a London studio on their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World", has posted the following recording update via his official web site: "Widdleywiddleywiddleywiddley-Weeeeeeeeee!!! went Tuesday. 'Day of the Solos'. Janick and Adrian are headlining, guitars screaming like Pete Townsend's hard drive. ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE Confirm Second UK Tour

ONE MINUTE SILENCE will follow their January tour of Britain with further shows in March/April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 27 – Aberdeen, UK @ Lemon Tree Mar. 28 - Glasgow, UK @ Garage Mar. 29 - Newcastle, UK @ University Mar. 30 - Sheffield, UK @ Leadmill Mar. 31 - Manchester, UK @ ...

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COSMOSQUAD Announce Hollywood Gig

L.A.'s COSMOSQUAD, featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, $IGN OF 4) and rhythm section Shane Gaalaas and Barry Sparks (ULI JON ROTH, MSG, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) will be co-headlining "21st Century Schizoid Night! - A Celebration of Guitar, Bass & Drums" at the Sixteen-Fifty www.sixteen-fifty.com in Hollywood CA on January 16 alongside MCGILL-MANRING-STEVENS, featuring Grammy-nominated bassist ...

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THE DEFACED Complete Video For 'Once In Between'

Sweden's THE DEFACED, the band featuring DARKANE guitarist Klas Ideberg and SOILWORK drummer Henry Ranta, have finished filming a video for the track "Once In Between" off the group's forthcoming "Karma In Black" effort, due in early 2003 through Italy's Scarlet Records. Meanwhile, "the cover artwork [for 'Karma In Black'] has been completed now for ...

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Man Convicted In Killing Of Former KISS Guitarist's Ex-Wife

A Hartford Superior Court jury convicted Gregory McArthur of felony murder, manslaughter, larceny and kidnapping charges Friday in connection with the 1998 death of the ex-wife of former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent and part-time escort AnnMarie Cusano, according to the Hartford Courant. But the jury acquitted McArthur of charges of murder, capital murder and robbery ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Cancel Philadelphia, Angry Fans Riot

GUNS N' ROSES fans at Philadelphia's First Union Center began rioting after being told that the group were a no-show Friday night (Dec. 6). About 14,000 people in the center were informed over the public address system at approximately 11:15 p.m. that a band member had fallen ill and the concert had been postponed. The ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE: 'Revolution' Details Unveiled

Britain's ONE MINUTE SILENCE will issue a new EP, "Revolution", next month on limited edition vinyl and CD digipack. The track listing will be as follows: Limited Edition 10" Etched Vinyl 01. Revolution 02. We Bounce 03. Holy Man (live) CD Digipack EP 01. Revolution (edit) 02. Into Our Own 03. Rise & Shine (live) ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN Explain San Antonio Cancellation

BLIND GUARDIAN have issued a statement regarding the cancellation of their scheduled gig in San Antonio, Texas — the second time the group have cancelled a Texan date on their current U.S. tour. It is as follows: "The promoter in San Antonio was told many times by the US tour manager Roger Smith that the ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN Explain Houston Cancellation

BLIND GUARDIAN's tour manager has issued a statement in an attempt to clarify the reasons behind the cancellation of the group's scheduled Houston show on Nov. 29 as part of their ongoing U.S. tour with SYMPHONY X. It reads as follows: "This is Roger Smith, the road manager for the BLIND GUARDIAN tour. The real ...

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ELVENKING Announce New Singer, Prepare To Record CD

Italian "pagan metal" act ELVENKING have announced the addition of singer Kleid and violinist/keyboardist Elyghen to the group's ranks. Kleid replaces Damnagoras, who left the band in August due to health reasons, while Elyghen had previously worked with the group in a session musician capacity and has now been upgraded to a full-fledged member status. ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Set Tentative Release Date For New Album

POWERMAN 5000 have reportedly set May 20, 2003 as the tentative release date through Dreamworks Records for their as-yet-untitled new album, which was recently completed at a Los Angeles studio with producer Joe Baressi (who had engineered the group's platinum 1999 album, "Tonight the Stars Revolt!"). The CD — the group's first with new bassist ...

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TWELFTH GATE Complete Work On New CD

TWELFTH GATE, featuring former members of SYRIS, have completed work on their as-yet-untitled new album at Studio One in Racine, Wisconsin under the watchful eye of producer Chris Djuricic (SOIL, NOVEMBER'S DOOM, ENFORSAKEN, DISINTER, JUNGLE ROT, MICHAEL ANGELO). A January release through Crash Music Inc. (formerly Pavement Music) is expected. The album's cover artwork, courtesy ...

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VANDENBERG Come Back To Life

Long-defunct Dutch hard rockers VANDENBERG have reportedly reformed with a new lineup featuring original guitarist Adrian Vandenberg (ex-WHITESNAKE) and singer Bert Heerink. No further information is available at this time. ...

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