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KELLY OSBOURNE To BOB DOLE: 'You're A Twat!'

Kelly Osbourne has fired back at Bob Dole for using Jack Osbourne's recent entry into a rehab facility to bolster an argument against reality television. As part of his ongoing series of point-counterpoints with Bill Clinton on CBS' "60 Minutes", Dole asked, "Does Hollywood still think Ozzy Osbourne is funny now that he's shipped his ...

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BOB DOLE's No Fan Of 'The Osbournes'

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: Bob Dole has just discovered the Osbournes — and he hates them. PAGE SIX has learned that the curmudgeonly also-ran will blast Ozzy and his spawn on Sunday's "60 Minutes". In his ongoing series of point-counterpoints with Bill Clinton, Dole asks, ...

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ROADRUNNER RECORDS Launches THE VAULT!

Roadrunner Records U.S. have launched a special section of their official web site called The Vault where you can buy digital files of all Roadrunner music — past and present, deleted and current. Check it out here. In conjunction with the site's launch, SLIPKNOT drummer/MUDERDOLLS guitarist and an avid Roadrunner aficionado Joey Jordison ...

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Original Members Of ELECTRIC WIZARD Leave To Form New Band

After 10 years in the group, original ELECTRIC WIZARD members Mark Greening (drums & piano) and Tim Bagshaw (bass) have quit the British doom veterans to concentrate on their new project, which they have baptized RAMESSES. Completing the new group — which features Tim on lead guitar — is bassist/vocalist Adam Richardson (ex-SPIRMYARD). RAMESSES have ...

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JACK OSBOURNE: 'I Got Caught Up In My New Lifestyle'

Jack Osbourne says that he got carried away with drugs and alcohol and decided to check into rehab to seek out treatment before it became too late. "I got caught up in my new lifestyle," Jack told People magazine on his fourth day of treatment. "Once I realized this, I voluntarily checked myself into a ...

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GREAT WHITE Plan Charitable U.S. Tour

GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall and lead singer Jack Russell have announced plans for a nationwide tour to raise money for victims' families, according to the Associated Press. Attorney Ed McPherson, who represents the group, said Tuesday that GREAT WHITE would perform with other rock bands and donate their percentage of the profits to existing ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Blames Herself For JACK's Rehab Stint

According to today's Sun, Sharon Osbourne has said that she is to blame for her son, Jack Osbourne, checking himself into a rehab clinic. "Sharon Osbourne blames herself for son Jack being in rehab — saying she should have kept him out of the TV show about her family," says the newspaper. The paper reports ...

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OSBOURNE Family Spokesperson: OZZY's Son Realized He Needed Help

According to Osbourne family publicist Lisa Vega, Jack Osbourne entered a Los Angeles-area rehabilitation center for treatment of drug and alcohol abuse last week after confiding in both parents, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, that he needed help. "Not very many 17-year-olds have the wherewithal to realize that they have a problem, nor do they have ...

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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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OZZY OSBOURNE Changes His Mind About Going Into Rehab

Ozzy Osbourne reportedly admitted he had too much to drink on April 5 — and told wife Sharon he wanted to go back into rehab. But once Ozzy sobered up, he changed his mind. "I'm not going into rehab right now," Ozzy told The National Enquirer. "I'm fine. "What happened is that on Saturday I ...

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AEROSMITH To Begin Recording Blues Album

AEROSMITH will likely enter the studio sometime in the next two or three weeks to begin recording their much-discussed blues album for Columbia, guitarist Joe Perry told Billboard.com. Among the songs being worked up by the band are BLIND WILLIE MCTELL's "Broke Down Engine", LITTLE WALTER's "Temperature", and "I'm Ready", the latter of which was ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Seeks 'Celebrity Justice'

Sharon Osbourne is set to appear on the television show "Celebrity Justice" Tuesday (April 15), according to MTV.com, to tell her version of how an altercation with a talent agent left her with a fist-size bruise on the left side of her face. "I honestly thought my jaw was broken," Osbourne says on the program. ...

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UPDATED: SHARON OSBOURNE Assaulted!!

Sharon Osbourne was "viciously assaulted" Thursday night at a Los Angeles restaurant where she was having dinner with her family, a spokesperson for the Osbournes has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Osbourne was allegedly attacked by Renée Tab, a junior agent at ICM, who was previously accused by Sharon and Ozzy of crashing their New Year's Eve ...

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FRED DURST, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE Keep Their Distance At Playboy Bash

Us Weekly reports Britney Spears rivals Justin Timberlake of *NSYNC and LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst were both at Hugh Hefner's seventy-seventh birthday party at the Playboy Mansion in L.A., and "they spent the entire night at opposite sides of the party," according to a guest. Among those mingling in their pajamas were David Schwimmer, ...

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TURBONEGRO: New Music Posted Online

Norway's TURBONEGRO — recently reformed after a four-year break — have posted two brand new tracks in MP3 format at this location. "Turbonegro Must Be Destroyed" and "Fuck The World (F.T.W.)" come off the group's upcoming album, "Scandinavian Leather", due on April 28 through Sweden's Burning Heart Records. ...

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ROYAL HUNT: 'Eye Witness' To Surface In June

Due to unspecified delays in the recording process, Denmark's ROYAL HUNT have pushed back the projected release date of their new album, "Eye Witness", to late June through Frontiers Records. Photos taken during the recording sessions have been posted online at this location. As previously reported, the follow-up to 2001's "The Mission" will ...

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LINKIN PARK's 'Meteora" Debuts At #1!

LINKIN PARK's second album, "Meteora", sold more than 810,000 copies in its first week, according to SoundScan figures released Wednesday, easily securing the group the #1 slot on next week's Billboard Pop Album chart. By comparison, LINKIN PARK's slow-burning debut, "Hybrid Theory", which wound up being the best-selling LP of 2001, took more than 12 ...

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KITTIE File Lawsuit Against Their Record Label

Canadian metal band KITTIE are suing their U.S. record label, Artemis Records, for $900,000, the London Free Press has reported. KITTIE and their producer, Garth Richardson, filed suit yesterday in New York against Artemis, citing numerous counts of breach of contract, a statement from the band said. The band are seeking $900,000 from Artemis, KITTIE's ...

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EDGUY: Live Video Available For Download

A video of EDGUY performing the track "The Headless Game" at last year's ProgPower USA III festival is now available for download at this location. EDGUY will release their first-ever double live album, "Burning Down The Opera", on June 2 through AFM Records. The band, whose last CD, "Mandrake", was released in 2001, ...

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Toxic Smoke Suspected In Deaths Of GREAT WHITE Concert Fire Victims

Death certificates issued for some of the victims of the GREAT WHITE concert fire are leading lawyers to focus on whether the toxic fumes rendered the nightclub's patrons incapable of escaping the fast-moving blaze, according to The Providence Journal. The death certificates show that some of the victims died from inhaling "products of combustion" and ...

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EDGUY Guitarist Talks About Upcoming Live Album

EDGUY guitarist Dirk Sauer recently gave an interview to the band's webmaster regarding the group's upcoming live album, "Burning Down The Opera". The two-CD set, which was recorded on the group's most recent "Madrake" tour, is due on May 26 through AFM Records. The following are some of Sauer's quotes regarding the upcoming album: "We ...

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ROYAL HUNT: 'Eye Witness' Track Listing Unveiled

Denmark's ROYAL HUNT have set the tentative track listing for their forthcoming album, "Eye Witness", due in late May through Frontiers Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Mission", a concept album based on Ray Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicles", will contain the following songs: 01. Hunted 02. Can't Let Go 03. The Prayer 04. The Age ...

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AC/DC: New York City Set List Revealed

AC/DC performed the following set list during their special, one-off appearance last night (March 11) at Roseland Ballroom in New York City: 01. Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be 02. Back in Black 03. Stiff Upper Lip 04. Gone Shootin' 05. Thunderstruck 06. Rock And Roll Damnation 07. What's Next To The Moon 08. ...

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DEF:IGNITION: More Details Revealed

More information has surfaced about DEF:IGNITION, the new San Francisco Bay Area band fronted by SKINLAB singer Steev Esquivel. Joining Steev in the new group are ex-UNDER/VICE guitarist Jack Cargile, former DEFIANCE/UNDER bassist Mike Kaufmann and ex-UNDER drummer Hugo. According to Esquivel, the band's original material "is killer… Killer choruses, music is solid… Everyone that ...

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