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DISINCARNATE, NAILBOMB Albums To Be Reissued

DISINCARNATE and NAILBOMB's classic debuts will be issued in new "remastered" editions, featuring bonus material, including rare b-sides and demo tracks, as well as brand new artwork and liner notes. Due in late February through Roadrunner Records, DISINCARNATE's "Dreams Of The Carrion Kind" (featuring former DEATH/TESTAMENT guitarist James Murphy) will contain the following track listing: ...

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SEPULTURA To Play Soccer For Charity, Prepare To Hit The Road

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA will fly to their former hometown of Belo Horizonte on December 20 to play a benefit soccer match against the country's most important veteran players. This year's game will be broadcast live on TV. The band, who are currently taking a break from the road after playing 109 shows in 2003, have ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Cancels In-Store To Be With OZZY

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde has cancelled his previously scheduled Dec. 13 in-store appearance at The Gear Trader in Huntington Beach California. According to a post on his official web site, Wylde "will be flying to Europe to be with Ozzy." As previously reported, Osbourne fractured his left collarbone, eight ribs and a ...

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Report: GREAT WHITE Members Get So-Called Free Talk Letters, No One Else

GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell, drummer Eric Powers, guitarist Dave Filice and tour manager Daniel Biechele accepted agreements from the state attorney general's office that allowed them to talk to prosecutors during the Rhode Island nightclub fire investigation without fear their testimony would be used against them, according to the Boston Globe. Michael Healey, a ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE To Deliver Videotaped Message Regarding OZZY

Michael Starr of the New York Post is reporting that Sharon Osbourne will visit her own show today, via videotape, to deliver a message to her fans regarding husband Ozzy Osbourne, who's recuperating in a London hospital after a horrific ATV crash on his estate. "Ozzy is doing really well," Sharon reportedly says on the ...

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THUNDERSTONE To Support ICED EARTH In Europe

Helsinki, Finland-based melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE have been confirmed as the opening band for ICED EARTH on their upcoming European headlining tour. THUNDERSTONE's sophomore album, "The Burning" (listen to audio samples here) is due on January 12, 2004 through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to last year's "Thunderstone" was recorded at Sonic Pump ...

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Report: OZZY May Never Sing Again

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne may never sing again after the horrific ATV accident this week which almost left him paralyzed. Osbourne broke six ribs, a collarbone and a vertebra in his neck after losing control of the vehicle in the grounds of his Buckinghamshire, England, estate on Monday. Doctors at ...

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SYMPHONY X Guitarist To Guest On THUNDERSTONE Album

SYMPHONY X guitarist Michael Romeo has recorded a guest solo in the track "Drawn To The Flame" for the forthcoming THUNDERSTONE album, "The Burning". The follow-up to last year's "Thunderstone" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki with producer/guitarist Nino Laurenne and was mixed at Finnvox Studios with Mikko Karmila (NIGHTWISH, CHILDREN OF BODOM). ...

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Lawyer: GREAT WHITE Singer Is Relieved But Agonizing

Laurel J. Sweet of the Boston Herald is reporting that GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell was "relieved" to be spared criminal culpability for the fourth deadliest fire in U.S. history, but remains tormented by his role in rock 'n' roll infamy, his lawyer said. "Jack is still agonizing over this," attorney Neil Philbin said yesterday ...

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Update: OZZY 'Stable' After Quad Bike Crash

icBirmingham is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne was described as "stable and comfortable" after breaking eight ribs, a collarbone and a vertebra in his neck in a quad bike accident. Osbourne was taken to Wexham Park Hospital in Slough yesterday after the accident at his Buckinghamshire estate. The hospital's medical director Dr. Dick Jack said that ...

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THUNDERSTONE: New Audio Clips Posted Online

Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE have posted a few audio clips from their sophomore album, "The Burning", at their official web site. Check them out here. The follow-up to last year's "Thunderstone" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki with producer/guitarist Nino Laurenne and was mixed at Finnvox Studios with Mikko Karmila ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Talks About The RANDY RHOADS Sexual Encounter

Sharon Osbourne appeared on the "Howard Stern Show" on Friday (December 5) to discuss her family's upcoming book, "Ordinary People: Our Story", and the recent revelation that she cheated on Ozzy in 1980 with his then-guitarist Randy Rhoads. According to a synopsis of Friday's show (as reported by MarksFriggin.com), "Howard asked Sharon Osbourne about the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Duet With JESSICA SIMPSON On Christmas TV Special

MTV announced yesterday (Dec. 4) that "The Osbourne Family Christmas Special" will air on Thursday, December 11 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The 60-minute special, hosted by the Osbournes from their home in Beverly Hills, will take holiday specials to a bizarre level, with a wide range of celebrity guests joining in on the festivities, including ...

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OZZY's Rendition Of Baseball Song Voted 'Most Bizarre'

Ozzy Osbourne's rendition of baseball's "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" has won "Most Bizarre Moment" in the 2003 MLB.com This Year in Baseball Awards, determined by fan on-line balloting. Ozzy's outrageous outing received 7,046 votes, or 17.9 percent, to edge Baltimore's Jack Cust whose less than graceful run home received 6,050 votes, ...

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IGGY POP Says He Plans On Recording A New STOOGES Album

Iggy Pop has told MTV.com that a possibility exists that he will collaborate with WHITE STRIPES frontman Jack White on a full STOOGES studio album that veteran producer Rick Rubin will likely produce. Pop said he decided to work with the STOOGES on their first disc since 1973's "Raw Power" because he was inspired by ...

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OZZY's Daughter: MTV Have Made My Father A Laughing Stock

TeenMusic.com reports that Ozzy Osbourne's eldest daughter Aimee has slammed the producers of her family's reality MTV series — claiming they have turned her father into "a laughing stock". The 20-year-old is furious that her mother Sharon and siblings Kelly and Jack agreed to take part in the fly-on-the-wall show because she predicted that it ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Announces More Solo Dates

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson has announced the following solo dates during December: Dec. 07 - New York, NY @ Pianos (w/ Angela McClusky) Dec. 16 - Los Angeles, CA @ Lava Lounge (benefit show) As previously reported, Stinson's as-yet-untitled solo album was recorded primarily over two months in a studio owned by friend ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE: I Cheated On OZZY With RANDY RHOADS

Imdb.com reports that OZZY OSBOURNE's marriage nearly collapsed in the early 1980s — after wife Sharon Osbourne cheated on him with his band's guitarist Randy Rhoads. The shocking revelation was made public by Sharon in the family's new tome "Ordinary People: Our Story", which charts their incredible lives through the eyes of all members of ...

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Through The Ashes Of Empires - MACHINE HEAD

MACHINE HEAD's fifth studio album, "Through The Ashes Of Empires", is the band's most brutally heavy effort since the one-two punch of their 1994 debut, "Burn My Eyes", and its '97 follow-up, "The More Things Change…". Parts of this album rank right up there as classic MACHINE HEAD moments in terms of sheer aggressiveness, yet ...

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ADRIFT To Record Debut EP

ADRIFT, the new "emotive, aggro hard-rock" band featuring CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen and ex-EPITAPH/RESURRECTION drummer Kevin Astl, will enter AudioHammer Studios (SUMMON, BURNING INSIDE, CONTROL DENIED, GOD FORBID, MONSTROSITY, TRIVIUM) in Sanford, Florida next week to begin recording their debut EP, tentatively due early next year. Jason Suecof (CAPHARNAUM) will be producing the CD, ...

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ATTACKER: Original Lineup To Perform In New Jersey

New Jersey metal legends ATTACKER have announced their return performance with the original lineup at Maxwell's in Hoboken, NJ on Saturday, December 13, 2003. Special guests OCTOBER 31 will also be performing. Maxwell's is located at 1039 Washington St in Hoboken, NJ. Tel.: (201) 653-1703. Doors at 7:00 p.m., ATTACKER go on at 11:00 p.m. ...

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STEVE VAI: 'Live At The Astoria, London' DVD Delayed

Guitar virtuoso Steve Vai has pushed back the release date of his two-DVD set, entitled "Live at the Astoria, London", to December 9 through Favored Nations. "Live at the Astoria London" is Vai's first-ever live performance DVD, and it clocks in at more than 3.5 hours (including bonus features). It was filmed at the Astoria ...

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