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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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AUDIOSLAVE's CHRIS CORNELL: 'OZZFEST Sucks'

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), stopped by the "Cane and Cabbie" show on New York's K-Rock yesterday. When asked why they are playing small shows on their current tour, Morello responded that it's because ...

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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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KELLY OSBOURNE Lands Snack Deal

Kelly Osbourne has landed herself a role in the new Doritos advertising campaign. The 18-year-old daughter of Ozzy Osbourne will appear in two U.K.-only commercials for Doritos going out from March 17. Kelly and her bandmates will be seen sitting in a flat listening to their forthcoming single, "Come Dig Me Out", while munching on ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: JASON NEWSTED Is A 'Really Nice Kid'

Although it has yet to be confirmed, it appears that ex-METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted has officially joined the Ozzy Osbourne band. Speaking to Britain's Rock Sound magazine, guitarist Zakk Wylde said, "Jason has joined the band, I just got off the phone to him and he asked me to show him the right key for ...

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OZZFEST 2003: TRUST COMPANY Moved To Main Stage

According to the official Ozzfest newsletter, TRUST COMPANY — who were previously set to co-headline the second stage with CRADLE OF FILTH — have now been added to the main stage at this summer's traveling festival. As a result, Montreal's VOIVOD will go on right before second-stage headliners CRADLE OF FILTH at every show on ...

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FANTOMAS Enter Studio To Record New Album

FANTOMAS, the band featuring former FAITH NO MORE vocalist Mike Patton, MR. BUNGLE bassist Trevor Dunn, MELVINS guitarist Buzz Osbourne and SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo, have entered the studio to record their new album, due in the summer through Ipecac Records. Prior to the start of the recording sessions, Lombardo completed several dates in Southern ...

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VOIVOD To Support OZZY OSBOURNE In Canada

Long-running Montreal metallers VOIVOD, featuring former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, will support OZZY OSBOURNE on his upcoming tour of Canada, according to Chart Attack. Also appearing on the bill will be FINGER ELEVEN. As previously reported, the tour will kick off in Van City the first of June and will end in Quebec ...

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THE OSBOURNES To Host Benefit

According to the New York Daily News, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are opening their house of mayhem on March 19 for a party to benefit Elton John's AIDS Foundation and Sharon's Colon Cancer Foundation. Tony Bennett will perform. The guest of honor is Elizabeth Tayor. Daughter Kelly Osbourne, if she's in town, will be solo. ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Meets ROSEANNE BARR: A Reality TV Moment

According to Variety, Ozzy Osbourne and his video diarists from MTV's "The Osbournes" were shopping recently at Barney's New York, the high-fashion department store, when he and his crew ran into actress/comedienne Roseanne Barr and her crew, who were also filming a shopping segment for the former sitcom star's upcoming reality series on ABC. ABC's ...

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THE USED's MCCRACKEN: Why I Broke Up With KELLY OSBOURNE

Playboy magazine recently caught up with THE USED frontman Bert McCracken who explained how he broke up with Kelly Osbourne. "I did it over the phone. I'm such a dickhead. She's the most important girlfriend I've ever had. We're best friends. It was just always so pleasant when she was around. And it smelled better. ...

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JASON NEWSTED To Audition For OZZY OSBOURNE!

In what has the potential to turn into a bizarre game of musical chairs, former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted is set to audition for the slot in OZZY OSBOURNE's band left vacant by the recent departure of current METALLICA four-stringer Robert Trujillo, a spokesperson for Newsted has told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Jason, who is already confirmed to ...

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Just Call Them THE O$BOURNE$!!

Ozzy and wife Sharon Osbourne, stars of MTV's reality series "The Osbournes", raked in about $60 million last year — vaulting them ahead of fellow rocker Elton John in Heat magazine's survey of the top-grossing British rock acts. That's still no match for THE ROLLING STONES, who pulled in about $112 million, or top-grosser Paul ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Embark On Canadian Tour

OZZY OSBOURNE is set to embark on a Canadian tour in June. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 01 - Vancouver, BC - GM Place Jun. 04 - Calgary, AB - Saddledome Jun. 06 - Edmonton, AB - Skyreach Centre Jun. 08 - Winnipeg, MB Arena - Winnipeg Jun. 11 - Toronto, ON - Air ...

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It's Official: ROBERT TRUJILLO Joins METALLICA!

As first predicted here last week, METALLICA have officially announced the addition of bassist Robert Trujillo to the group's ranks. Trujillo, a former member of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and OZZY OSBOURNE, fills the slot left vacant by the departure of Jason Newsted. "We've all known, and have been huge fans of Rob since ...

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US Weekly: THE USED's MCCRACKEN Breaks Up With KELLY OSBOURNE

Us Weekly reports THE USED frontan Bert McCracken has broken up with Kelly Osbourne. Meanwhile, the singer was spotted partying in New York City at Mission the same night she backed out of the NME Awards over terror alert fears. Kelly told photographers, "Please don't take my picture. Please, I'm not supposed to be here." ...

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KORN's DAVIS: SHARON OSBOURNE Is A 'Shit Talker'

Despite having been called "has-beens" and "just too fucking gay from the word go" by Sharon Osbourne in a Rolling Stone article last fall, KORN are confidently pressing ahead with their decision to tour this summer under the Ozzfest banner. "She started rumors about us, but that is just how she is," Jonathan Davis said ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Direct 'mOBSCENE' Video

MARILYN MANSON will direct the video to "mOBSCENE", the first single from the group's upcoming "The Golden Age of Grotesque" CD. The clip will feature "a giant Victrola, painting an elephant black, [and] setting pianos on fire," the singer told Rolling Stone. MANSON will spend much of the summer promoting "…Grotesque" on the road alongside ...

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ROBERT TRUJILLO To Join METALLICA?

According to a Sony Records Germany newsletter, OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Robert Trujillo is the top candidate to fill the slot in METALLICA left vacant by the departure of Jason Newsted. Although presently unconfirmed, this report appears to have been given more credence after it was published on the official web site of the top German ...

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MARILYN MANSON Reveals Reasoning Behind New Album Title

MARILYN MANSON recently told Launch the reasoning behind the title of the group's upcoming album, "The Golden Age Of Grotesque". "The album is called 'The Golden Age Of The Grotesque' for a reason, because this is an age, an era, that I'm trying to bring about," he said. "Take people's minds off the horribleness of ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE: People Think I'm Fatter Than I Really Am

In a recent interview with TV Guide, Kelly OsbourneOzzy's youngest daughter — shot back at people who constantly question her about her weight. "People think that I weigh 200 lbs. and I'm, like, 5-foot-10," said Osbourne, who actually stands about 5 feet tall. "When they introduce themselves to me, they say, 'Ohmigod, you ...

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OZZFEST 2003: Complete Itinerary Released

The complete itinerary for Ozzfest 2003 has now been released. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 28 - San Antonio, TX @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Jun. 29 - Dallas, TX @ Smirnoff Music Center Jul. 02 - Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Pavilion Jul. 03 - Chula Vista, CA @ Coors Amphitheatre Jul. 05 - Devore, ...

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OZZFEST 2003 Lineup Announced!

At a press conference at the Osbournes' residence in Beverly Hills just minutes ago, the lineup for Ozzfest 2003 was announced by Ozzy, Jack and Sharon Osbourne. The 30-city tour will kick off June 28 in San Antonio, Texas and wrap up August 28 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The 14-hour show will boast low ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Confirmed For OZZFEST 2003!

CRADLE OF FILTH have been officially confirmed as one of the second-stage acts at this year's edition of Ozzfest. As a result, the band have been forced to pull out of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival (set to take place in early August) and have been replaced on the bill at Wacken by Sweden's IN ...

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