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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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EDGUY Name Live Album

German melodic metallers EDGUY have set "Burning Down The Opera" as the title for their upcoming double live album, due on May 26 through AFM Records. The band, whose last album, "Mandrake", was released in 2001, have begun the pre-production process for their new studio CD, tentatively due in early 2004. The complete track listing ...

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GREAT WHITE's TY LONGLEY: A Former Porn Star?

GREAT WHITE guitarist Ty Longley, one of 99 people to die from injuries suffered in a Feb. 20 fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., had worked as an adult film actor prior to joining GREAT WHITE three years ago, according to AVN.com (Adult Video News). Longley, who is widely believed ...

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US Weekly: OZZY And SHARON Are 'Furious' With THE USED Singer

Ozzy Osbourne and his outspoken wife Sharon are furious with their daughter Kelly's ex-boyfriend Bert McCracken — because they insist he used their child to promote his band, according to TeenMusic.com. The foul-mouthed rock couple, whose children Kelly and Jack rose to popularity following the success of their reality show "The Osbournes", feel McCracken of ...

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AC/DC Perform Acoustically On 'The Howard Stern Show'

AC/DC members Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson appeared on "The Howard Stern Show" yesterday (March 7). They spoke about their upcoming Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction, the CD reissues, and they closed things off by playing acoustic versions of "The Jack" and "You Shook Me All Night Long". For more information ...

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JACK BLADES Signs Solo Deal With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Jack Blades, frontman, bassist, lead singer and songwriter for such million-selling rock bands as NIGHT RANGER and DAMN YANKEES, has secured a home for his highly anticipated solo debut with Frontiers Records, signing a deal for European and Asian territories. "I am so excited about having this opportunity to do my own record after 20 ...

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ENTOMBED Finalize Track Listing, Title For New Album

Sweden's ENTOMBED have set "Inferno" as the title for their forthcoming CD, due on May 13 through Music For Nations Records. According to the band's official web site, the CD title "suits how the general feeling of the album came out." The complete track listing for "Inferno" is as follows: 01. Retaliation 02. The Fix ...

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PUSHED To Appear On ROCK 105.3

Southern California's PUSHED, the band featuring former TESTAMENT/SLAYER drummer Jon Dette and ex-TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, will be appearing on Rock 105.3's "The Jack and Norm Show" on Sunday, March 9 at 10:30 p.m. They will be "hanging out, having a beer and playing some songs" off their recently-released EP, "Iodine". PUSHED will also be ...

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