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Ex-STRYPER Drummer Lines Up BLISSED Dates

BLISSED, featuring former STRYPER drummer Robert Sweet, have lined up the following dates during January: Jan. 10 – Bakersfield, CA @ Station316 Jan. 11 – Hayward, CA @ the Hangout Jan. 12 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction Feb. 07– Arlington, TX @ Dreamworld Feb. 08 – Canton, TX @ RevelationRoom Feb. 09 - San ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'People Think I'm Crazy For Liking CREED'

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: He may be the king of metal, but Ozzy Osbourne prefers a quieter, gentler brand of music at home. "THE BEATLES are my favorite thing," Osbourne told mtv.com. "A lot of people think I'm crazy for liking CREED . . . ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Slams Former Tourmates CREED, Says Tour Was 'Stale'

Ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, who spent a couple of months this year touring arenas with CREED, has slammed his former touring bandmates, calling them "unpersonable" and describing the experience of sharing the stage with them as "stale". "CREED was a weird tour," Cantrell told Chicago's Pop Matters. "I mean it's kind of strange ...

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OZZFEST 2002 Top-Grossing Festival Tour Of The Year

OZZY OSBOURNE's travelling metal extravaganza, Ozzfest, was the lone festival tour among the top 25 tours in the world for 2002, grossing $24.5 million, according to Billboard Boxscores. SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was the top performer of the year, raking in $126.1 million. Rounding out the top five were the ROLLING STONES ($90 million), CHER ($67.6 ...

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CREED Frontman Gets Assaulted By Ex-Wife!

Hillaree Stapp, ex-wife of CREED frontman Scott Stapp, was arrested Nov. 14 on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon for allegedly striking Scott in the face with a cell phone. The incident reportedly took place at Scott's Orlando, Florida-area home during a heated argument over custody of their son, Jagger, and other ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Stick With Successful Formula On Sophomore CD

PUDDLE OF MUDD have no intentions of abandoning their hit-making sound for their forthcoming follow-up to last year's "Come Clean" CD. "It's still packed full of passionate melodies — which is something I truly believe in — and melodies that people can sing along with," frontman Wes Scantlin told MTV.com about the newly-penned material. "The ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Frontman Hits Cover Circuit

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens has been passing time recently by making several live appearances with an Ohio-based cover band THE SICKNESS, whose lineup includes two of Owens' former bandmates, bassist Dennis Hayes (formerly of Tim's pre-PRIEST band WINTERS BANE) and drummer Tim Semelsberger (from an early Ripper-fronted cover band, U.S. METAL). THE SICKNESS, ...

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HOOBASTANK Debut Certified Platinum

HOOBASTANK's self-titled debut album has shipped more than one million units in the United States, garnering the disc platinum certification. The album's current single, "Running Away", will join cuts from CREED, OUR LADY PEACE, NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger (with SALIVA's Josey Scott) and others on the hits compilation Now That's What I Call Music! 11, ...

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SEVENDUST, CREED Cancel Shows

SEVENDUST and CREED were forced to cancel their tour dates in Phoenix, Bakersfield, and Sacramento as a result of CREED frontman Scott Stapp's upper respiratory infection. There is no word yet if the cancelled shows will be made up at a later date. ...

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SEVENDUST Announce Tour With CREED

SEVENDUST will be kicking off a month-long touring stint with CREED on September 20th in Selma, Texas. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 20 - Selma, TX @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Sep. 22 - North Little Rock, AR @ Alltel Arena Sep. 24 - Dallas, TX @ Smirnoff Music Centre Sep. 25 - The Woodlands, ...

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TOMMY LEE's Girl Wins Go-Go Dance-Off

The following item appeared in today's edition of the New York Post: Don't mess with Mayte's man. Tommy Lee's girlfriend used her dancing prowess to vanquish a rival Monday at Lotus [in New York City]. A scantily clad strumpet was bumping and grinding atop the tables of Scott Stapp and his band CREED, DMX and ...

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AMONG THIEVES To Enter Studio With MICHAEL BARBIERO

New York's AMONG THIEVES, featuring former LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert and ex-AGNOSTIC FRONT drummer Will Shepler, will enter Water Music studio in Hoboken, New Jersey during September to record a three-song demo with legendary producer Michael Barbiero (i.e. METALLICA, GUNS 'N ROSES, BLUES TRAVELER, LIFE OF AGONY, LOSTPROPHETS). The cuts set to be ...

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THE CULT's IAN ASTBURY To Perform With THE DOORS

THE CULT's Ian Astbury will perform with the surviving members of THE DOORSRay Manzerek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore—on September 7th at the California Motor Speedway, just outside L.A. County, according to Undercover. At this stage it is planned that Densmore will be part of the show although THE DOORS have advised fans he is ...

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VIRGOS: "We Are Not Breaking Up"

Birmingham, Alabama's VIRGOS (formerly VIRGOS MERLOT) have issued a statement denying that they have split following the less-than-spectacular reception given to their recently-released second album, entitled The Path of Least Resistance. Here is the group's message in its entirety: "From the release of the record, to the great shows we played with CREED, and the ...

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JERRY CANTRELL To Support CREED At Select Summer Dates

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist JERRY CANTRELL will be supporting CREED at the following dates during the summer: Jul. 15 - Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amp. Jul. 17 - Columbus, OH @ Polaris Amphitheater Jul. 19 - Noblesville, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center Jul. 24 - Hartford, CT @ ctnow.com Meadows Music Aug. ...

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SEVENDUST Get Charitable

SEVENDUST have teamed up with CREED and other artists to place several items of autographed memorabilia up for auction on eBay. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the family of Cameron Gallion, a 14-year-old SEVENDUST fan who died from cancer in February. Gallion appeared in the "Praise" video and was a good friend ...

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Former NAILBOMB/FUDGE TUNNEL Frontman Announces Further Live Gigs

San Francisco Bay Area's THEORY OF RUIN, featuring former NAILBOMB/FUDGE TUNNEL frontman Alex Newport, have lined up the following gigs during April/May: Apr. 21 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of The Hill (w/HELIOS CREED, TOTI MOSHI) Apr. 29 Los Angeles, CA @ Spaceland (w/STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT) May 05 San Francisco, CA @ Covered Wagon Saloon ...

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SEVENDUST Offer Explanation For Australian Cancellation

SEVENDUST have cited the death of guitarist John Connolly's grandmother as the reason for the cancellation of the band's Australian dates with CREED. DrummerMorgan Rose told MTV: “We're no strangers to personal compromise in meeting tour obligations, but right now was not the time. We apologize to our Australian fans who have been waiting to ...

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SEVENDUST Pull Out Of Australian Tour With CREED

SEVENDUST have pulled out of their Australian tour with CREED, set to start in Brisbane next week, due to undisclosed unforeseen circumstances, according to a statement issued by the group's representatives. Tentative plans exist for SEVENDUST to return to Australia before the end of the year. In their place, new Universal Records signing CRASH PALACE ...

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VIRGOS: The Uneasy Path

Birmingham, Alabama's VIRGOS (formerly VIRGOS MERLOT) have encountered unspecified problems with the release of their much-anticipated second album, The Path of Least Resistance, which was originally scheduled to be issued through CREED's independent label Blue Collar Records. As a result, the band have decided to create a very special and very limited five-song CD entitled ...

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DOPE, Others To Contribute To Upcoming WWF CD

DOPE will record a cover version of BILLY IDOL's “Rebel Yell” in its mobile recording studio for an upcoming, as-yet-undecided soundtrack. In other news, the band will contribute a new track, "No Chance in Hell", to the next WWF album, entitled WWF Forced Entry, which is due to come out on March 26th through Columbia ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Dent Charts With DVD, CD, VHS

The multiple formats of NINE INCH NAILS' first-ever live project (the live CD, the deluxe audio edition (2 CDs), the DVD and the VHS), entitled And All That Could Have Been, were all the top Soundscan debuts in their first week of release. The DVD entered the DVD music video chart at #1, and the ...

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