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DON ARDEN's Autobiography To Be Published In April

Don Arden's much-anticipated autobiography, "Mr. Big", has been pushed back to an April 2004 publication date via Robson Books. Arden, one of the earliest and most notorious managers of the rock 'n' roll era and father of Sharon Osbourne, wife/manager of former BLACK SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne, was frequently accused of violent, bullying tactics by ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE's Breast Molds Up For Auction

The Associated Press reports that Sharon Osbourne is putting a little bit of herself into the fight against breast cancer. Hand-painted molds of Osbourne's breasts were being auctioned online to benefit the Boarding for Breast Cancer Foundation, or B4BC, a nonprofit group co-founded by professional snowboarder Tina Basich. The molds were displayed during Tuesday's (October ...

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Updated: More OZZY OSBOURNE Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for OZZY OSBOURNE's rescheduled European tour, which is now slated to kick off in January. Dates confirmed so far are as follows: Jan. 15 – Oberhausen, GER @ KöPi-Arena Jan. 20 - Copenhagen, DEN @ Valbyhallen Jan. 22 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Scandinavium Jan. 24 - Oslo, NOR @ Spektrum ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Rescheduled European Tour To Kick Off In January

OZZY OSBOURNE's rescheduled European tour, which has been postponed twice, will now take place in January/February. So far, only one date has been leaked: January 28 at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M., who were set to occupy the middle slot on the tour, will not be supporting OSBOURNE on the rescheduled ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Appear On 'The Weakest Link'?

Sky News reports that Ozzy Osbourne has revealed that he wished he had accepted the chance to appear on "The Weakest Link". Anne Robinson took the show to the States and did a run over there. Ozzy said: "I did get an offer but I could not decide if she would just make a fool ...

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URIAH HEEP/DEEP PURPLE Supergroup To Call Themselves THE RAGE

The new "supergroup" featuring members of URIAH HEEP, DEEP PURPLE and OZZY OSBOURNE's former bass player Bob Daisley has reportedly been christened THE RAGE. The band, which consists of Daisley, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums, Jon Lord (DEEP PURPLE) and Don Airey (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Steve Morse (DEEP ...

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URIAH HEEP/DEEP PURPLE Supergroup To Release Album In Early 2004

The as-yet-unnamed new "supergroup" featuring members of URIAH HEEP, DEEP PURPLE and OZZY OSBOURNE's former bass player Bob Daisley will release their debut album early next year on Melbourne record producer Michael Gudinski's Liberation label, according to Australia's Sunday Mail. The idea for the band, which consists of Daisley, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Says He's Regained Control Of His Health

Ozzy Osbourne sat down with MTV.com Thursday (october 16) to discuss the "shakes" that have plagued him for decades, causing him to stammer, stutter and shuffle around with a walk that grew increasingly hunched over and motor functions that only seemed to be getting worse. "I swear on my wife and my children's lives that ...

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REB BEACH To Team Up With RUDY SARZO In New Band

Former WINGER and current WHITESNAKE guitarist Reb Beach will be teaming up with ex-QUIET RIOT bassist Rudy Sarzo in a brand-new as-yet-unnamed project. "We are talking with singers now, and hope to go out as early as December," Beach revealed in an online posting. "We are considering Aynsley Dunbar [ex-UFO, WHITESNAKE, MSG] and Carmine Appice ...

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QUIET RIOT DVD On Its Way To Retailers

The long-delayed QUIET RIOT DVD, titled "Quiet Riot Live In The 21st Century - 20 Years of Metal Health", has finally been completed and is set to hit the stores shortly. The following is a message on the matter from ex-QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali: "I have been informed by 2RS Studios that the manufacturing ...

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PANTERA's New Found Power Has A Name: DAMAGEPLAN

PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul have officially named their new band DAMAGEPLAN. The group, whose debut album is due January 27 through Elektra Records, also features singer Patrick Lachman, who used to play guitar in HALFORD and DIESEL MACHINE. Former JERRY CANTRELL back-up guitarist Shawn Matthews, who played bass in an early ...

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ARTCH, ZYKLON Confirmed For Norway's 1001 WATT Festival

Veteran Norwegian power metallers ARTCH and acclaimed extreme metal act ZYKLON are among the artists confirmed to appear at the 1001 Watt festival, a three-day event set to take place October 23-25 in Skien, Norway. The complete lineup of acts currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: Thursday, October 23: 08:00 p.m. ...

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Former PANTERA Members To Release New Album In January

The band formerly known as NEW FOUND POWER, which features in its ranks guitarist Dimebag Darrell (ex-PANTERA), Dimebag's drummer brother Vinnie Paul (ex-PANTERA), DIESEL MACHINE/ex-HALFORD guitarist Patrick Lachman (on vocals) and ex-JERRY CANTRELL guitarist Shawn Matthews (on bass), will be releasing their debut album through Elektra Records in January. "[NEW FOUND POWER] was a working ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Replace OZZY At London Fundraiser

JANE'S ADDICTION have replaced OZZY OSBOURNE at tonight's (October 15) prestigious charity performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London, according to icWales. The group will model designer Julien Macdonald's outfits in place of Osbourne, who is being treated for a nervous tremor at Tufts University in Boston, at tonight's Fashion Rocks event in aid ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Play One-Off Show In Hollywood

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), will be playing a one-off show on November 15 at ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Postpones European Tour (Again)

OZZY OSBOURNE has been forced to postpone a six-week string of European tour dates set to begin next week due to side effects of medication he was taking to control a tremor, MTV.com reports. Osbourne's personal physician, Dr. Allan H. Ropper, chief of neurology at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, had been treating the singer ...

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Brain Tests For OZZY?

Britain's Daily Record is reporting in its October 15 online edition that OZZY OSBOURNE is undergoing tests for Parkinson's disease. The ex-BLACK SABBATH frontman has been seen shaking throughout the MTV hit reality show "The Osbournes". Former heavy-duty drug abuser Ozzy, 54, is allegedly having checks for the brain disease in a Boston ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Pulls Out Of Fundraising Event

OZZY OSBOURNE bailed out of his planned collaboration with Julien Macdonald at London's Royal Albert Hall for Fashion Rocks for The Prince's Trust, citing other commitments in America. However, the former BLACK SABBATH singer made nice by donating $50,000 (£30,000) to the fund, which has helped nearly half-a-million young people since it was set up ...

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JIMI HENDRIX to Be Immortalized by MCFARLANE TOYS

Experience Hendrix L.L.C., the family company dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Jimi Hendrix legacy has joined forces with McFarlane Toys to create a collectible figure of Jimi Hendrix. Working to keep the spirit of Jimi alive through music, education and community involvement, Experience Hendrix sees this venture as an opportunity to create ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH Manager Publishes Tell-All Autobiography

Don Arden, one of the earliest and most notorious managers of the rock 'n' roll era and father of Sharon Osbourne, wife/manager of former BLACK SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne, has just published his autobiography via Robson Books in the U.K. Dubbed the "Godfather Of Rock" and the "Al Capone of Pop" by the world's press, ...

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QUIET RIOT: DVD Delayed Again

The long-delayed QUIET RIOT DVD, titled "Quiet Riot Live In The 21st Century - 20 Years of Metal Health", has once again had its release date pushed back due to manufacturing problems. The following is a message on the matter from ex-QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali: "Today I received a message from the responsible parties ...

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