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DEREK SHERINIAN's Upcoming Solo Effort To Feature Host Of Name Musicians

Yngwie Malmsteen, Billy Sheehan, Tony Franklin (ex-BLUE MURDER/THE FIRM), Al DiMeola, Zakk Wydle, Brian Tichy (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE) and Simon Philips are among the artists scheduled to make guest appearances on the forthcoming solo album from former DREAM THEATER and current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN keyboardist Derek Sherinian. As yet untitled, the effort is due in September. ...

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FLAW's New Video Added To MTV2's Regular Rotation

FLAW's video for their latest single, "Whole", has been added into regular rotation on MTV2. The clip will air several times a day beginning May 20th. As with many of the tracks off of the band's Republic/Universal Records debut, Through the Eyes, "Whole" was inspired by real-life personal turmoil—in this case, the suicide of singer ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE And Clan To Issue "The Osbournes Family Album"

OZZY OSBOURNE and his family will be issuing a soundtrack of sorts to the hit MTV reality series The Osbournes, entitled The Osbournes Family Album, on June 11th through Epic Records. The CD will contain songs personally chosen by each member, including daughter Kelly Osbourne's cover of MADONNA's "Papa Don't Preach". As previously reported, Kelly ...

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UK OZZFEST 2002: Stage Times Announced

The stage times for the UK edition of Ozzfest, which is scheduled to take place at Donington Park on May 25th, have been announced. These are subject to change: Main Stage OZZY OSBOURNE 8:45 PM - ? TOOL 7:15 - 8:30 PM SYSTEM OF A DOWN 5:45 - 7:00 PM SLAYER 4:40 - 5:30 PM ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Play For QUEEN ELIZABETH

OZZY OSBOURNE will play for Queen Elizabeth at a concert for the 50th anniversary of her accession, Buckingham Palace said on Monday. OSBOURNE is the latest artist to join the June 3rd pop concert in the gardens of Buckingham Palace which is part of the culmination of the Queen's Jubilee celebrations, royal spokesmen said. Also ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Gets Honored, Makes "Austin Powers" Cameo

OZZY OSBOURNE was honored with a Prism Award on Thursday, May9th in Los Angeles for showing an accurate depiction of drug, alcohol, or tobacco addiction in his song "Junkie", from 2001's Down to Earth. The sixth annual awards, also presented in the fields of film, television, interactive media, and comic books, are given out by ...

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"THE OSBOURNES": The Media Overkill Continues

The following article appeared in today's edition of New York Daily News: Ozzy Osbourne should be worried. After years of cultivating his image as rock's Prince of Darkness, the former BLACK SABBATH singer has been hailed by Dan Quayle as a swell dad. In a speech marking the 10th anniversary of his trashing of Candice ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE And Family To Receive $3 Million For Book Deal

Simon & Schuster imprint Pocket Books will reportedly pay Ozzy Osbourne and his dysfunctional clan $3 million for two upcoming books — a paperback companion to their MTV reality smash and a hardcover family memoir. The Osbournes tie-in will hit stores in November and the memoir will be out in spring 2003. The book deal ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE "Shocked" By CARSON DALY's Language

The following article appeared in today's edition of The New York Daily News: It takes a lot to shock Ozzy Osbourne, but Carson Daly did it. The MTV veejay was so stoked to meet the father figure of the network's hit show The Osbournes that, when they shook hands, Daly blurted, "[Bleeping] Ozzy, man. I ...

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OZZY Meets BUSH: The In-Depth Report

Comedian Drew Carey on common ground between Ozzy Osbourne and President Bush: "First of all, they both love their families. They both partied a little too hard when they were younger. Half the time you can't understand a word either one of them is saying. And neither one of them can make a move without ...

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PRESIDENT BUSH To OZZY OSBOURNE: “OZZY, Mom Loves Your Stuff”

Ozzy Osbourne reportedly received a rousing endorsement from President Bush at this year's White House Correspondents dinner, which took place at The White House last night. Bush apparently recognized Osbourne while giving his previously-prepared speech and paused to tell the BLACK SABBATH singer, “Ozzy, mom loves your stuff,” at which point Osbourne stood up on ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE: THE OSBOURNES Will Return For Second Season

The Osbournes, the reality sitcom about former BLACK SABBATH frontman Ozzy Osbourne and his colorful family life, will return for a second season, Ozzy's wife/manager Sharon Osbourne said on Thursday. During an appearance on NBC's Tonight Show, host Jay Leno asked Osbourne if there would be another season of the reality series based on the ...

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THE OSBOURNES Continues To Dominate MTV Viewership

The Osbournes, the reality sitcom about former BLACK SABBATH frontman Ozzy Osbourne and his colorful family life, drew 7.75 million viewers with last week's episode, up from an average of 6.3 million viewers a week earlier, according to an article published in the New York Daily News. The Osbournes is officially the biggest hit series ...

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Metal/Hard Rock Album Sales In The US As Reported By SoundScan

Here are the latest sales figures for various current and catalog metal/hard rock releases in the US (in total units sold to date since the albums were issued), as reported by SoundScan for the week ending April 21st, 2002: KORN Issues: 3,047,076 KORN Follow The Leader: 3,414,717 LIMP BIZKIT Chocolate Starfish: 6,259,073 LIMP BIZKIT Significant ...

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JERRY CANTRELL: North Carolina Set List Revealed

Here is former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell's set list from last night's (April 27th) show at City Fest in Charlotte, North Carolina: 01. Psychotic Break 02. Bargain Basement Howard Hughes 03. Hellbound 04. Cut You In 05. Angry Chair 06. Man In The Box 07. My Song 08. Solitude 09. Castaway 10. What ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE: My Dad Has Neurological Imbalance

OZZY OSBOURNE's daughter Kelly on whether her dad has Parkinson's disease (as quoted by Steppin' Out magazine): “(Yells) Ahhh! People are so f-king stupid! He has a neurological imbalance from something ... I don't know what. Sometimes the nerves in his leg go off and it makes him walk funny. But he's not suffering from ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: BUSH Didn't Invite Me To White House

Contrary to rumors flying far and wide, OZZY OSBOURNE has not been invited by President George W. Bush to the White House for a what-would-be most unusual summit of the minds, according to a statement from the OZZY camp. The story started in England in one of that country's infamous tabloids but the real story ...

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RANDY CASTILLO Tribute Concert Scheduled

A tribute concert in honor of late MOTLEY CRUE/OZZY OSBOURNE drummer Randy Castillo's memory will be held at the Key Club in West Hollywood on Monday, April 29th. Scheduled to perform are current and former members of MOTLEY CRUE, GUNS N' ROSES, MONTROSE and many others. All proceeds will help raise funds for charity. For ...

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"The Osbournes" Officially Biggest Hit Series In MTV History

The Osbournes, the reality sitcom about former BLACK SABBATH frontman Ozzy Osbourne and his colorful family life, is officially the biggest hit series in MTV's 21-year history, according to CNN. Just under 6.3 million people watched last Tuesday's episode, up from 6 million the week before," the cable channel reports. "No MTV series even cultural ...

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DRAGONLORD Recruit Former TESTAMENT Bassist, Announce Upcoming Gigs

San Francisco Bay Area black metallers DRAGONLORD, featuring members of TESTAMENT, have officially announced the addition of bassist Derrick Ramirez (ex-TESTAMENT) to the group's ranks. DRAGONLORD will be performing at the Bourbon Street Bar and Grill in Concord, California on April 27th. Also appearing on the bill will be GREENHOUSE EFFECT, MUDSLINGER, and LORDS OF ...

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