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Day In Rock 11/11:  Ozzy Bible- U2 Preview- Janet Jackson Role Model- Love Assault Plea- Libertines Breakup- Digital Queen- A Perfect No 2- Morrissey Musical- Beatles Top Worst List?- Feeder- Priest Kids Rock- Queenstyche- 50 Cent Assault Plea- Outkast Next CD- Paul Weller Hospitalized- At The Drive-in Anthology- Thrice- Agnostic Hatebreed- SOAD- Pixies- Big Day Out- Soulfly/Morbid Angel Tour- more
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Love Assault Plea 
Aversion reports: Courtney Love entered an innocent plea yesterday (Nov. 10) on felony charges of assault with a deadly weapon. 

Love entered her deposition for the assault case against her in Los Angeles. She is scheduled to appear again in court Dec. 15 for a pretrial hearing. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Libertines Breakup Looms
Aversion reports: The Libertines will break up at the end of the year if guitarist Pete Doherty can't kick his drug habit, according to the NME. 

Front man Carl Barat told the British magazine that he'd disband his outfit if guitarist/singer Pete Doherty couldn't get off drugs by the end of the year. Doherty was booted from the band this summer, due to erratic behavior and drug addiction. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: Aversion also has news on A-F Records Trims Roster, Maxeen Prepares to Record, Pixies Still Sell Same Old Songs, Unseen Sign to Hellcat, Babyshambles Benefits Rehab and more click here to check it out
 

Digital Queen
Electric Basement reports: Battling bootleggers, QUEEN are to make many of their live shows available for download on their official website, www.queenonline.com. Each downloaded show will cost £5.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Janet Jackson Role Model
Ananova reports: Janet Jackson is to be honoured as an African-American role model. 

The 38-year-old singer will receive the honour at the New York Hilton from the 100 Black Men, an organisation which seeks to improve the quality of life for African Americans and other minorities. 

The honour for Jackson comes 11 months after her "wardrobe malfunction" at the MTV SuperBowl half-time show in Houston when Justin Timberlake ripped off her top during a duet exposing Jackson's right pierced breast. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

A Perfect No 2
liveDaily reports: The 17th volume of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" hits-compilation series enters the U.S. album chart at No. 1 this week, with about 407,000 copies sold. 

Entering The Billboard 200 chart at No. 2 this week is A Perfect Circle's "Emotive," while Nelly's "Suit" climbs two slots to No. 3. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

U2 Preview
liveDaily reports: U2's forthcoming album, "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," will be streaming in its entirety at MTV.com and VH1.com beginning on Nov. 16, a week before the set is scheduled to hit stores.- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: liveDaily also has news on Britney Spears say she won't tour anytime soon, Jane Siberry mounts North American tour, Sevendust to end 2004 with more tour dates, liveDaily Interview: Juliette Lewis of Juliette & the Licks, Cher extends North American goodbyes into 2005 and more click here to check it out
 

Morrissey The Musical
Xfm reports: New reports claim that a musical based around the music of The Smiths and Morrissey is currently being written and will be staged at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, West London, with rehearsals pencilled in to start in May 2005. 

The musical is named after The Smiths 1986 track ‘Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others' and is said to feature over 20 Smiths songs all arranged for a string quartet with vocals being supplied by a cast of six. Due to negotiations with representatives for Morrissey and his Smiths co-writer Johnny Marr, it's not yet known which songs will be used. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Beatles Top Worst List?
Xfm reports: A surprising new survey has put The Beatles 1968 White Album track ‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' as the worst song ever recorded, even worse than Gazza and Lindisfarne's excretable version of ‘Fog On The Tyne'. 

The survey of more than 1000 people, organised by Mars, put The Beatles track in the top spot, last occupied by Starship and ‘We Built This City (On Rock And Roll)' 

The Top 5 is: 

1 - ‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' The Beatles 
2 -‘Fog on the Tyne' Gazza and Lindisfarne 
3 - ‘I'll Do Anything For Love' Meat Loaf 
4 -‘Diamond Lights' Glenn Hoddle and Chris Waddle 
5 - ‘We Will Rock You' 5ive featuring Queen 
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

A new survey at anti-studios has put this list as the worst of all time. Come on, everyone knows Limp Bizkit's 'Nookie' is the worst song of all time. 
 

Feeder Announce Release
Xfm reports: As previously and exclusively reported by Xfm, Feeder's new single will be entitled ‘Tumble And Fall' and now the band have revealed details of the new album from which it's taken, and an eight date UK tour. 

The new single, 'Tumble And Fall', will be released on January 17 and will be the first track to be taken from the follow up to the 2002 album ‘Comfort In Sound' entitled ‘Pushing The Senses' which is due out on January 31. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Priest Kids Rock
Blabbermouth reports: GRAVEL are a new band making waves on the U.K. hard rock scene. Based in Birmingham, the band is soaked in classic rock heritage with vocalist Damien "Dame" Walsh's Plant-esque style and bassist Alex Hill obviously having inherited some rocking genes (both leather and biological) from his father — JUDAS PRIEST's Ian Hill. 

GRAVEL, rounded out by guitarists Robert Jones and Craig Price with Rob Stimpson on drums, have recorded demos for Sony at UB40's DEP International Studios, the same location used for the recently released IOMMI/HUGHES "The 1996 DEP Sessions". [see full story for more, including interview portion]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Ozzy Bible
Blabbermouth reports: Despite previous reports to the contrary, OZZY OSBOURNE's upcoming box set will be called "Bible of Ozz" and not "The Prince of Darkness", a spokesperson at Sharon Osbourne Management has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. 

The 52-song set, due on February 8, chronicles Ozzy's career via his biggest hits and most memorable collaborations, while including a separate disc with 10 newly recorded versions of his favorite songs by other artists. This means that Ozzy fans can hear the madman's very own renditions of classics by the ROLLING STONES, MOUNTAIN, MOTT THE HOOPLE, KING CRIMSON, and others. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Duff Retracts Axl Quote
Blabbermouth reports: Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan (currently in VELVET REVOLVER) has "officially" retracted a statement attributed to him in a Lousiana newspaper which quoted him as saying that GN'R frontman Axl Rose never wrote any of the music for the band. 

In a posting to VelvetRevolverForum.com dated Nov. 8, McKagan wrote, "To all concerned: I will now officially retract a statement made in an interview for the VoodooFest in New Orleans a couple of weeks ago. To paraphrase, I was quoted as saying that Axl wrote none of the music for GUNS N' ROSES (supposedly in the time that I was in the band). This was an ABSOLUTE misquote and I do believe that my past record in doing interviews period, would show me saying something like this as a serious deviation from my normal responses to 'GUNS' quetions. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Queenstyche Tour
Blabbermouth reports: QUEENSRźCHE have lined up the following dates during January/February: 

Jan. 20 - Pops - St. Louis, MO
Jan. 21 - Uptown Theater - Kansas City, MO
Jan. 23 - Barrymoore Theater – Madison, WI
Jan. 25 - The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
Jan. 26 - Emerald Theater – Detroit, MI
[see full story for more dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: Blabbermouth also has news on THE RED CHORD Continue Drummer Search, PHANTOM-X Recording With PANTERA/KING DIAMOND Producer, ADLER'S APPETITE: U.S., European Tour Dates Announced, Former INCANTATION Axeman Schedules Guitar Clinic, ROB ROCK Signs With AFM RECORDS and more click here to check it out
 

50 Cent Assault Plea
AP reports: Rapper 50 Cent pleaded not guilty to assault charges stemming from an alleged incident at a concert. 

At a concert in Springfield in May, Jackson allegedly jumped into the crowd after someone threw or squirted water at him. Three women were injured. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Outkast Next CD
pitchfork reports: According to an exceedingly brief report from MTV yesterday, hip-hop superstars Big Boi and Andre 3000 have returned to the studio to begin work on the official follow-up to Outkast's 2003 crazy-platinum double-disc Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. Tentatively being referred to under the provisional title of 10 the Hard Way, the album-- which Big Boi has touted in radio interviews as a return to an earlier, rawer style for the duo-- will feature just 10 tracks, and is expected to see release sometime next year. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Paul Weller Hospitalized
Pitchfork reports: According to his official website, erstwhile Jam/Style Council frontman Paul Weller is currently in the hospital being treated for "chronic tonsilitis and Quinsy (Peritonsillar abscess)." Weller was admitted this past weekend after battling throat problems the previous week. A post from Saturday offered a description of the influential frontman's medical condition, and noted the cancellation of a string of upcoming live shows. "He was unable to speak and his face and neck were severely swollen. This means due to his type of illness, which is obviously affecting his throat, he is unable to continue with the rest of the tour in the U.K. and Ireland." The update advises fans to hold onto their tickets until rescheduling plans are determined.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: Pitchfork also has news on Bright Eyes beats out Usher, Nelly, Eminem for #1 position on Billboard singles chart, QOTSA's new album gets title, street date, Super Furry Animals ready new compilation, Rare Guided by Voices LP sells for $6,200, Wedding Present prep first LP in 8 years and more click here to check it out
 

At The Drive-in Anthology
Punkbands.com reports: After the re-issue of the entire At the Drive-in collection, Fearless Records will also be releaseing an At The Drive-in Anthology in Spring 2005. The Anthology will contain greatest hits, exclusive unreleased tracks, rare b-sides, covers, videos and exclusive live footage from one of indie rock's most influential music groups. - Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Thrice DVD
The PRP reports: Thrice will be releasing a new CD/DVD set entitled "If We Only Could See Us Now" through Universal on December 21st. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Agnostic Hatebreed
The PRP reports: Agnostic Front recently united with Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta for a live performance of Agnostic Front's new track "Peace". The performance was captured for an upcoming episode of "Monster Garage", which will air on February 14th. - Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Turmoil Reunion
The PRP reports: Turmoil have reunited and are currently planning to release a two CD discography entitled "Staring Back" through Abacus early next year. The set will come complete with three new tracks which the band have been working on as of late and plan to record shortly with an as-yet undecided producer. - Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: The PRP also has news on System Of A Double-Album , GGGarth Remains In The Studio, Propheting Tonight, Digital Salvation, Recording In The Red, The Mars Widow and more click here to check it out
 

SOAD 2-CD Set
antiMUSIC reports: Always a band to do things their own way, System of a Down have announced plans to release a new 2-CD set entitled "Hypnotize/Mesmerize". However, the 2 disc are going to be released separately, six months apart. The first disc "Hypnotize" will hit stores in the late first quarter of 2005 and Disc 2 "Mesmerize" will hit stores in late Summer/early Fall 2005. The band is currently in the studio laying down vocals. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Instant Pixies
Reuters reports: As they did on their 13-date spring tour, the Pixies will make available soundboard-sourced CDs of shows from their upcoming North American trek via DiscLive immediately after they leave the stage. 

Only 1,000 copies will be sold for each performance, with the exception of the Nov. 24-25 shows in Toronto, for which 1,500 copies will be pressed. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Slipknot, Hives Big Day Out
Reuters reports: The Hives, Slipknot, the Polyphonic Spree and Le Tigre have been added to the lineup for the annual Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand. 

Other acts new to the bill are Atmosphere, Carl Cox, Blues Explosion, Kid 606 and Hatebreed. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Soulfly/Morbid Angel Tour
IAYM reports: Soulfly and Morbid Angel will be conjoining for a co-headlining U.S. tour next February, initial dates include: 

February 22nd Chicago, Illinois House Of Blues 
February 27th New York City, New York BB King Blues Club & Grill 
February 28th New York City, New York BB King Blues Club & Grill 
- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Hardcore Tour
IAYM reports: Tentative routing has been released for the upcoming January leg of the "Heavyweights Of Hardcore" tour which will feature Hatebreed, Agnostic Front, Diecast, Love Is Red and The Autumn Offering. Here is how things look at present: 

January 04th Buffalo, New York TBA 
January 05th Cleveland, Ohio House Of Blues 
January 06th Detroit, Michigan Harpo's 
January 07th Chicago, Illinois House Of Blues 
[see full story for more dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: IAYM also has news on Sinch Update, Radiotakeover Tour Dates, Amorphis/Into Eternity/Beyond The Embrace Tour, Unearthly Trance: "In The Red", Damageplan: "Explode" Video, The Chariot E-Card and more click here to check it out
 

Marko Post Crown Plans
Metal Blade reports: Hi dudes!!! Marko here. I just wanted to inform you that I am working on a "new thing". I have completed material for a full-length album. If The Crown's music was more about high energy, speed and aggression this album is more about heaviness, fat riffing, and melodies with a touch of melancholy. Somewhere in the sounds of Bow To None, Dead Man's Song, World Below, Death By My Side, Black Lightning, In Memoriam... I guess you know where I'm going with this... The big difference is though, no Death Metal vocals. I got a very cool thing going on here...well, more details later...[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Red Chord Still Seek Drummer
Metal Blade reports: THE RED CHORD Update from Guy: We have been busy writing and trying people out for drums. We have had a few options of having people fill in for the record, but we all decided that it would be a better idea if the band searched a bit more for the drummer that will be a part of The Red Chord. We don't want to be held back from touring after or even before the record comes out. We want to be able to tour as soon as possible right after the record is recorded. Stay tuned... [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Relient K Make No 15 Debut
press release reports: Mmhmm, the fourth studio album from Canton, OH power-punk rock band Relient K, debuted at #15 this week on the Billboard Top 200, selling 51,473 albums and nearly doubling their street week numbers of their last release, the Grammy-nominated Two Lefts Don't Make A Right... But Three Do, which debuted at #38. Mmhmm, which was produced by Mark Townsend and Relient K lead vocalist Matt Thiessen with various tracks mixed by Tom Lord-Alge, marks the band's first release on Capitol Records. Their previous three albums were released by independent label Gotee Records, which is releasing Mmhmm jointly with Capitol.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Heaven & Earth Win Album of the Year
press release reports: LA rock band Heaven & Earth took home two wins at the 2nd Annual All Access Music Awards held at the Key Club in Hollywood on Saturday, November 6. Rock guitarist, Stuart Smith of Heaven & Earth took home the award for "Best Guitarist" and the band won the big prize of the evening – "Best Overall Album of the Year" for their limited edition EP, "A Taste of Heaven". 

The awards came at an already high time for the band, having just released a star-studded new CD— "Heaven & Earth, Featuring Stuart Smith" on their new record label—Black Star Records— which is being distributed by Burnside Distribution and is just now being officially launched. They are also announcing this week the signing of their first artist—Howard Leese—formerly with Heart, now touring as guitarist/band leader for Free/Bad Company singer, Paul Rodgers. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Squad Five-O Dec Dates
press release reports: Squad Five-O Is Hitting The Road Again in December with Jesse Malin.

12/01 - Boston, MA - Middle East 
12/03 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop 
12/04 - Chicago, IL - Double Door 
12/05 - Newport, KY - Southgate House

[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

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