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Day In Rock 4/18: DMX Arrested- Snoop's Harvard Dis- Em Suit Tossed- KISS Coke- 50 Cent - Santana- Cave In- Deep Purple- Dickinson- Crowbar Nix Tour- SOAD On SNL- Bozzio Fantomas- Martyr AD Split- Van Theft- Doherty Gigalo- Gorerotted- Black Dahlia Murder- Jacko Lawyer Vs. Witness- Coldplayer- Radiohead Infuriates Matthews- Korn/Game Duo- Soilent Green- Sabbath & BLS Tour- more
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DMX Arrested After Three Car Accident
antiMusic reports: DMX has had another run; this time, literally with police. The rapper, real name Earl Simmons, was arrested Friday night after a bumper car incident in New York City involving three vehicles including a police car. 

Simmons was driving a 2005 Dodge Magnum on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx when he struck another car, which then hit a police car, according to Access Hollywood. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Snoop's Harvard Dis
MTV reports: It looks like Snoop Dogg won't be heading to Harvard after all. The university's undergraduate council has taken back its offer to have the rapper perform at the school, citing "financial obligations and unavoidable obstacles," The Associated Press reports. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Em Suit Tossed
AP reports: The state appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed by an ex-schoolmate of Eminem's who accused the Detroit-area rapper of falsely depicting him in the song "Brain Damage." 

A three-judge panel unanimously upheld a Macomb County judge's 2003 decision and wrote that the song by Eminem, whose real name is Marshall Mathers III, was not intended to be taken literally. 

In the song, released on Eminem's 1999 "The Slim Shady LP," the rapper says Deangelo Bailey beat him up in a school bathroom, banging his head on a urinal and choking him. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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KISS Coke
BW&BK reports: As previously reported, a new Coca Cola campaign in France is using KISS, with bottles of the beverage featuring a caricature of legend GENE SIMMONS. [see full story for a link to a photo]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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50 Cent Still No 1
Reuters reports: 50 Cent is on course to have the top-selling album of 2005, repeating a feat he accomplished two years ago. He holds court on the Billboard 200 for a sixth week.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Santana In June
Totalrock reports: Carlos Santana is to release his new album, ĎAll That I Am', through Arista in late June.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Cave In CD
Totalrock reports: Cave In are to release an eight-track album called 'Perfect Pitch Black' through Hydra Head in August.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Deep Purple Leave EMI
BW&BK reports: According to Deep-Purple.net, UK rock legends DEEP PURPLE have formally announced that they have left EMI Records, with whom they released Abandon, Live At Olympia and Bananas, and will make an announcement about their new label deal very shortly. Apart from back-catalogue, this marks the end of EMI's current links with the Deep Purple family after more than forty years. - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Dickinson Reissue Issues
BW&BK reports: Maidenfans.com has learned that the upcoming BRUCE DICKINSON reissues, slated for a May 23 date in Europe, will only appear in North America on June 21. Sanctuary won't release Tattooed Millionaire, since this album was released on the Sony label. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Earth Auction
MTV reports: AC/DC, Kiss, Metallica, Mötley Crüe, Ozzy Osbourne, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers and U2 are among the artists donating rare guitars, gear and albums to save the environment. Fans can bid on the who's-who collection during Save the Earth Foundation's annual Earth Day charity auction online[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Crowbar Nix Tour
IAYM reports: Crowbar's previously announced U.S. tour dates have now been cancelled, as the group are presently drawing up new plans to tour with Corrosion Of Conformity throughout June and July.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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SOAD On SNL
The PRP reports: System Of A Down have been confirmed as the musical guest on May 07th's episode of "Saturday Night Live". The band will perform their tracks "B.Y.O.B." and "Chop Suey". Johnny Knoxville will be hosting the program. [see full story for more including some tour dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Bozzio Fantomas
The PRP reports: Fantomas have been utilizing the services of Terry Bozzio throughout their ongoing tour (reportedly due to Dave Lombardo working on the new Slayer album). The group, complete with Bozzio behind the kit, will soon be announce a wealth of European dates for June/July.[see full story for breaking heavy rock news]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Martyr AD Split
Punkbands reports: According to Agnostic Front, Martyr AD has broken up and dropped off the ongoing tour. "Martyr AD has dropped off the tour! They have broken up due to band indifferences. " The band will be replaced on the bill by Facedown's Seventh Star.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Van Theft
Punkbands reports: It Dies Today had both their van and trailer stolen last night and need some help. Here is the latest from their road journal: "Last night our van and trailer were stolen from in front of where we were staying in california, everything is gone, our merch, equipment, cd's, dvd's, clothes, everything, so if you could help us in any way we would appreciate anything that you can do, We've set up steve's paypal account if you want to send us donations anything is welcome, send it to xbleednomorex@yahoo.com on paypal. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Doherty Gigalo
Rockdirt reports: News of the World is reporting on an astonishing dossier on former Libertines, current Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty, exposing how he: Robbed a pervert gay punter after tying him up at his home, stashed bundles of £50 notes in a fridge to set up illegal drug deals, and revelled in crack cocaine and heroin-fuelled sex with vice girls and total strangers.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Gorerotted Announce CD
Metal Blade reports: Gorerotted are proud to announce the release of their latest album, "A New Dawn For the Dead" through Metal Blade Records on June 28th! This is their third full length...The European limited edition release will feature a bonus DVD featuring live tracks taken from Summer Breeze Open-air festival, the "Only Tools And Corpses" video and some other cool extras!

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

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Black Dahlia Murder Complete CD
Metal Blade reports: The Black Dahlia Murder just finished up mixing with Eric Rachel (Nora, Atreyu, Dillinger Escape Plan, Burnt By The Sun, Every Time I Die, and God Forbid just to name a few) and Andreas Magnusson (formerly of Scarlet) at Trax East in New Jersey and kick off the first day of the King Diamond, Nile tour today in Ft Lauderdale, FL. After the tour finishes up in the end of May the band will be home for about a month before heading out on Ozzfest to play the infamous second stage[see full story for more including tracks]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Jacko Lawyer Vs. Witness
antiMusic reports: Fireworks flew as Michael Jackson's attorney Tom Mesereau grilled the mother of his accuser on the witness stand Friday. Mesereau asked questions designed to challenge the woman's credibility and she took every opportunity to attack Jackson. 

The high drama included an exchange where the witness blasted Jackson with the following testimony, "How foolish I was that I thought he didn't drink," she said. "Now I know that Neverland is all about booze, pornography and sex with boys." [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Coldplayer
Capitol Records reports: 'Speed of Sound' is the brand new single by Coldplay and it will make its worldwide radio debut on Monday 18th April at 9.20pm (GMT) on Radio1. 

Immediately following this first play, we will be making the single available for you to listen to via the brand new 'Coldplayer'. This is the latest tool from Coldplay.com that will allow all members to gain direct access to a host of new content straight from the band and the new album 'X&Y'. 

Alongside all the new X&Y audio & video exclusives, the new Coldplayer will also give you access to backstage footage that the band will be filming and uploading directly to the player, plus a diary of events only available to members of Coldplay.com. 

There will be two versions of the player. The first is web-based so you can visit it whenever you're online; the second is a direct desktop Coldplayer, which will be available soon.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Radiohead Infuriates Dave Matthews
antiMusic reports: [Trent McMartin special report]In the new April issue of Rolling Stone magazine, singer/songwriter Dave Matthews has written an essay on British rock band Radiohead. 

The article is part of the "Immortals' project where musicians write about musical legends past and present. In the article Matthews gets candid and in depth over his love and frustration with Radiohead. "Every time I buy a Radiohead album, I have a moment where I say to myself, maybe this is the one that will suck. But it never does, " Matthews says. " I wonder if it's even possible for them to be bad on record." 

Matthews goes on further by saying "My reaction to Radiohead isn't as simple as jealousy. Jealousy just burns; Radiohead infuriate me. But if it were only that, I wouldn't go back and listen to those records again and again. Listening to Radiohead makes me fell like I'm a Salieri to their Mozart... [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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