.
Day In Rock 4/27: Rap Fights DVDs- Van Halen Split?- Jacko Kidnap Plot- OutKast Musical- UMG Racketeering- Audioslave- Anti-Flag RCA- Pearl Jam - Gotti Trial Update- Frank Black Love- Megadeth in Israel- Beatallica- AHC Temp Axe- Vinnie Paul- Anthrax- Avenged Sevenfold- Throwdown- Kings of Vedder- Nick Cave - Corgan UK- NIN CD Stream- A Perfect Murder- Rick Lewis RIP- Transplants- more
Compiled by Keavin Wiggins
.
The Day in Rock - antiMUSIC.com's look at Today's Top Rock News Stories From Across the Web

Click Here To Bookmark DayInRock.com - Make The DayInRock.com Your Homepage

..
Rap Fights DVDs
Contact Music reports: Rappers 50 CENT, ICE-T and BLACK ROB are among a host of hip-hop notables who have signed up to appear in two new violent DVDs. 

The stars will be featured in the latest installments of the GHETTO FIGHTS and WILDEST STREET BRAWLS series. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Van Halen Split?
BW&BK reports: MelodicRock.com (melodicrock.com) report that VAN HALEN frontman SAMMY HAGAR was interviewed on St. Louis radio station KSHE-FM yesterday (April 25th) and spoke about a couple of interesting things. 

Sammy says he and Van Halen drummer Alex are great friends and "will remain great friends." He also stated that there is no Van Halen activity planned, adding that he was "done with it." [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Jacko Kidnap Plot
BBC reports: Michael Jackson's travel agent was told to book one-way tickets to Brazil for his accuser Gavin Arvizo and the boy's family, a California court has heard. 

Testifying at the pop star's sex abuse trial, travel agent Cynthia Montgomery said she was told to make the booking by Mr Jackson's aide Marc Schaffel. 

Prosecutors allege Mr Jackson and five aides, including Mr Schaffel, planned to kidnap and detain the family. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

OutKast Musical
FMQB reports: OutKast's André 3000 has agreed to star in a modern-day musical film. Variety reports that Avenue Q writer Jeff Whitty will pen the script, and André will compose original music for the score. The movie does not yet have a name, but Dre will play someone "with magical powers, who comes into the lives of a family," Variety said.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

UMG Racketeering?
FMQB reports: Universal Music Group is facing accusations of racketeering, fraud, trade libel and breach of contract in a $100 million lawsuit files by two independent promoters, National Music Marketing and Majestic Promotions, claiming they were forced to submit false invoices to help Universal recoup promotional expenses, according to a Reuters report.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Comments

Audioslave Tracks
The PRP reports: The tentative track listing has been released for Audioslave's upcoming new album "Out Of Exile", here's how it looks: 

01 - "Be Yourself"
02 - "Doesn't Remind Me"
03 - "Out Of Exile"
04 - "The Curse"
05 - "#1 Zero"
06 - "Your Time Has Come"
07 - "Keyhole"
08 - "Powder"
09 - "End Of The Line"
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Anti-Flag Sign With RCA
Anti-Flag.com reports: We have important news to share with you. We are currently writing and planning to record our next full-length album to be released on RCA Records in early 2006. Our relationship with the incredible people at Fat Wreck stays intact and we cannot thank them enough for their continued friendship and support. 

To be frank, s*** talkers will talk s*** because that's what they do… WE DO NOT GIVE A f***! We started this band to be heard, NOT to be controlled by petty people who want to tear down everything we attempt, instead of creating something of their own. We started this band to say what we want to say, the way we want to say it, for all to hear! 

New label or not, Anti-Flag will continue to operate in that manner. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Pearl Jam Go North
Trent McMartin reports: Seattle band Pearl Jam has announced the dates for their upcoming Canadian tour set to kick off September in support of their as-yet-untitled album. According to Billboard, the tour will start off in Vancouver on September 2nd and end in St. John's on September 24th. Ten Club members can purchase tickets April 26th; tickets go on-sale to the general public at the end of May.[see full story for more including dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Gotti Trial Update
MSNBC reports: A hip-hop mogul charged in a racketeering case is seeking a separate trial from a notorious drug lord who is his co-defendant — and childhood friend. 

In papers filed in federal court in Brooklyn, attorneys for Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo and his brother Christopher Lorenzo, also charged in the case, asked a judge to give them an immediate trial separate from Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Comments

Frank Black Love
Totalrock reports: Pixies star Frank Black has recorded a duet with Courtney Love for his upcoming solo album. The song in question is 'Strange Goodbye', while the album 'Honeycomb' is due for release in late July. [see full story link for breaking rock news]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Megadeth in Israel
Blabbermouth reports: YNetNews.com is reporting that MEGADETH will play in Israel for the first time, marking the third top international performer to announce concert dates in Israel since Prime Minister Sharon and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas declared an end to four years of violence. 

MEGADETH will take part in Israel's annual "Metalist Festival" on June 22 at the Hangar 11 club in Tel Aviv, event managers confirmed. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Beatallica Return
Blabbermouth reports: MTV.com reports: With their legal issues nearly resolved, BEATALLICA's web site is (almost) back up and running. The band has announced that Beatallica.org will return on May 6 and that the group plans to hit the road for shows in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Wisconsin soon to play its patented blend of BEATLES tunes in a METALLICA style. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

AHC Temp Axe
Blabbermouth reports: BLACK FLOOD DIESEL's Benji Hellberg will be taking over the guitar duties in AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE for the remaining dates on the MUDVAYNE tour after the tragic loss of Bryan Ottoson.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Vinnie Paul Continues Column
BW&BK reports: In the May 2005 issue of Revolver Magazine there is a statement from Revolver regarding (DAMAGEPLAN/PANTERA drummer ) Vinnie (Paul) and his advice column. 

It states that Vinnie will indeed remain with the magazine and continue his advice column. 

The statement goes on to say that there was a miscommunication between Vinnie and Revolver and that when SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison learned that Vinnie still wanted to work with Revolver, he stepped down so Vinnie could continue with his advice column. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Anthrax Releases
BW&BK reports: Universal (UME) are releasing a 2CD ANTHRAX career retrospective collection and a coinciding DVD later this summer in celebration of the group's reunion with vocalist Joey Belladonna. 

Also, Sanctuary Records will be recording select dates on the band's upcoming reunion tour for a double live CD/DVD, for release later this year. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Avenged Sevenfold Tracks
Digital-Noise reports: The tentative track listing for Avenged Sevenfold's upcoming new album "City Of Evil" has been revealed and is as follows: 

Beast And The Harlot
Burn It Down
Blinded In Chains
Bat Country 
Trashed And Scattered
Seize The Day
Sidewinder
The Wicked End
Strength Of The World
Betrayed
M.I.A.
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Throwdown Guests
Digital Noise reports: Throwdown's upcoming new album "Vendetta" will include guest appearances from vocalist Howard Jones of Killswitch Engage/Blood Has Been Shed fame and Hatebreed guitarist Sean Martin. 

"Vendetta" is due for a release on July 12th through Trustkill. - Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Kings of Vedder
NME reports: KINGS OF LEON were joined by a very special guest last night (April 25). 

The band were playing Seattle's Key Arena supporting U2 on the North American leg of the 'Vertigo' world tour. 

During a highly charged setlist comprising of tracks taken from both 'Youth And Young Manhood' and 'A-Ha Shake Heartbreak', Kings Of Leon were joined by Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder on vocals for the track 'Slow Night, So Long'. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Nick Cave One Off
NME reports: NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS have announced an exclusive one-of show at LONDON's ALEXANDRA PALACE. 

The band will play the venue on August 25 and will mark their first UK date since the sold out 'Abattoir Blues' tour in 2004. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Corgan UK
NME reports: BILLY CORGAN has announced details of a rare solo show. The former Smashing Pumpkins singer will play at the London Forum on June 15, in support of his forthcoming solo album. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

NIN CD Stream
The PRP reports: nine inch nails' entire new album "With Teeth" can now be previewed online over at www.myspace.com/ninofficial. The outing will make its way to stores on May 03rd via Interscope.- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - Tickets - Comments

Wait there is more!

Click here for the second half of Today's Day in Rock Report
(To save on download time, longer reports will now be spread over two pages)


Don't wait until tomorrow! Click here for the latest Rock news and headlines including The Day in Rock breaking stories

Read Day In Rock Reports From Other Days


Get the top stories from the Day in Rock delivered directly to your email in-box!  Use the form below to subscribe.

antiMUSIC News featured on RockNews.info

.

 


advertisement




Day In Rock Reports


Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2019 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.