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GARY MOORE Guests On New TRILOK GURTU Album

Legendary guitarist Gary Moore has recorded a guest appearance for the new TRILOK GURTU album, "Broken Rhythms", due for release in April. Trilok Gurtu is an Indian master musician, composer and serial collaborator and "Broken Rhythms" is his tenth recording. Moore has reportedly contributed a guitar solo to the song "Kabir", named after an Indian ...

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DON AIREY Talks About LIVING LOUD, Joining DEEP PURPLE

The online rock journal "The Fuze" conducted an interview with DEEP PURPLE keyboardist Don Airey a month ago in Vancouver. The following are some of the highlights of that conversation: On adding his personality to the band's sound: "I had an idea to start 'Perfect Strangers' with a big church organ sound, of which I've ...

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SATYRICON: 'Volcano' U.S. Release Date Pushed Back A Week

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will issue their latest CD, "Volcano", in the U.S. on April 13 — one week later than the originally announced April 6 release date. The album will surface through the Sony Music imprint EatUrMusic, the label run by SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian. "Volcano" was SATYRICON's first release for ...

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The OSBOURNES Vacation In Honolulu

The Osbournes landed in Hawaii over the weekend to shoot a new episode of their MTV show at a resort in Honolulu. Jack enjoyed kayaking and swimming with two beautiful girlfriends — under Ozzy's surveillance. Ozzy was also photographed cuddling a young baby during breakfast. Check out pictures from Colourpress and

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WHITESNAKE's COVERDALE Is Supportive Of Wife's New Career

When Cindy Coverdale, wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale, decided to write a rock and roll cookbook, "Food That Rocks", she wasn't sure how her new career would go over with her husband. "After all," Cindy laughs, "he was used to being the one who got the attention while I did the wife and mother ...

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TRAVERS/APPICE Collaboration Changes Name

Because of another band with the same name, the forthcoming project featuring legendary rock drummer Carmine Appice (OZZY OSBOURNE, VANILLA FUDGE, BLUE MURDER) and guitarist Pat Travers will now be called TRAVERS & APPICE. Their forthcoming CD, to be released on the German-based SPV label, has been re-titled "It Takes A Lot Of Balls". Says ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE To Release Live DVD

Kelly Osbourne will release a live DVD of her June 25, 2003 show at the London Electric Ballroom. "Kelly Osbourne: Live at the Electric Ballroom", due on April 5, will feature 12 tunes including her singles "Shut Up" and "Come Dig Me Out". Also included are an interview with Kelly and behind-the-scenes footage, as well ...

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TRAVERS/APPICE Collaboration Due In The Spring

Legendary rock drummer Carmine Appice (OZZY OSBOURNE, VANILLA FUDGE, BLUE MURDER) has announced the completion of his collaboration with guitarist Pat Travers, to be titled "TNA". The disc will initially be released on the German-based label SPV. According to Appice, who kicks off a month-and-half European tour with VANILLA FUDGE March 10, "the recording just ...

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ALEX SKOLNICK Talks About Playing In OZZY OSBOURNE's Band

Former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick has spoken out about the experience of auditioning for — and ultimately landing — the guitarist gig in OZZY OSBOURNE's band, only to be told less than a month later it had been given to someone else. Asked via his message board what was it like playing with Ozzy and ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: European Itinerary Updated

JUDAS PRIEST's upcoming European itinerary has been updated. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: Jun. 02 – Leipzig, GER @ Haus Auensee Jun. 04 – Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 06 - Frauenfeld, SWI @ Festhalle Rüegerholz Jun. 08 – Berlin, GER ...

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FOZZY Film Energy Drink Commercial

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and former members of STUCK MOJO, just got back last weekend from filming a commercial out in Los Angeles for the Stacker 2 energy drink YJ Stinger. The group are scheduled to enter the studio this week to begin recording their third album, tentatively ...

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Virgin Megastore To Host Rock & Roll Cookbook Signing

Hollywood's Virgin Megastore will host a celebrity book signing for the rock & roll cookbook, "Food That Rocks", on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to the authors, Cindy Coverdale (wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale) and Margie Lapanja, many of the book's contributors will be there signing copies of the book ...

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Video Of OZZY OSBOURNE's ATV Accident Posted Online

For the first time, video of Ozzy Osbourne's all-terrain vehicle accident in December has been released, shown in the fifth episode of the current season of "The Osbournes". Watch a clip from KTLA. Although a cameraman was not on hand to film the actual accident as it occurred, a lensman did get out ...

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GARY MOORE To Release New Album In May

Legendary guitarist Gary Moore is scheduled to release a new studio album in late May through Sanctuary Records. The as-yet-untitled 10-track set will feature some blues standards, together with plenty of blues rock originals, which have been recorded over the past three months. The complete track listing is still undecided at this time, but hopefully ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: European Tour Dates Officially Announced

JUDAS PRIEST have officially confirmed the following European tour dates: Jun. 02 – Leipzig, GER @ Haus Auensee Jun. 04 – Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 06 - Switzerland/Fribourg Jun. 08 – Berlin, GER @ Arena Berlin Jun. 10 – Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden ...

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OZZY Saves Village Shop

Ozzy Osbourne chipped in to save a small village shop near his Buckinghamshire estate, according to the U.K. 's Mirror. Ozzy gave his local store a hand-out to ensure it wouldn't close after villagers wrote him a letter. Mirror was told: "Locals were asked to either give money or time and he was happy to ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Talks About New BLACK LABEL SOCIETY CD

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde will be participating in a live chat with GibsonCustom.com on Tuesday, February 24 between 2:00 p.m. and 3.p.m. CST. For more information, click here. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's new album, "Hangover Music Vol. VI", is scheduled for release on April 20 through Spitfire Records. The "mostly acoustic ...

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Finland: The Most 'Heavy Metal' Country In The World?

Heavy metal/hard rock music continues to thrive in Finland, where bands like CHILDREN OF BODOM regularly top the chart with their single and full-length releases. Here is how the metal/hard rock genre fared on the Finnish Pop Album (Top 120) chart for the week ending February 21, 2004: 04. EVANESCENCE – "Fallen" 12. DIABLO – ...

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OZZFEST 2004: The Official Press Release

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2004--"The day OZZfest comes to town is the best day of summer for hardcore fans of hard rock and metal music. They know they're getting value beyond what they paid for." So says OZZfest founder Sharon Osbourne. "The music starts at 9:30 a.m. and doesn't stop until Ozzy leaves the stage ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'I'm Ready To Rock'

Ozzy Osbourne confirmed at the Ozzfest 2004 tour announcement today that he will be performing at this year's festival. "Is there going to be a team of paramedics waiting [on stage]?," Osbourne joked, according to Billboard.com. "I'm not dead. I'm ready to rock, man." Ozzy's manager/wife Sharon Osbourne said of the bill, "It's harder than ...

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OZZFEST 2004: Lineup, Tour Dates Announced!

The organizers of the annual Ozzfest announced the details of this year's festival at a press conference held this morning at Avalon in Hollywood, California. The lineup is as follows: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE JUDAS PRIEST SLAYER DIMMU BORGIR SUPERJOINT RITUAL BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Second Stage: SLIPKNOT HATEBREED LAMB OF GOD Rotating: ATREYU ...

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OZZY Says That He Is Afraid Of Drug Addiction Relapse

Adam Buckman of the New York Post reports that Ozzy Osbourne has revealed that his near-fatal accident last December has left him fearful of becoming dependent on painkillers and wondering if he'll ever perform again. "I'm really frightened," Osbourne tells Diane Sawyer tonight on "Primetime Thursday" (10 p.m. on ABC), "because music is the love ...

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OZZY And His Team Of Doctors On OZZFEST Tour

Richard Johnson of The New York Post's "Page Six" reports: "Ozzfest is going to be a little less raucous this year due to Ozzy Osbourne's recent all-terrain-vehicle accident in England. 'His doctors have said he needs six to eight months of rehab, which will end exactly when Ozzfest begins,' said our insider. 'His doctors did ...

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