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Day In Rock 1/28: Juvenile Ass Suit- Janet's Super Bowl Plans- Stars Vs P2P- Plant CD/Tour- School of Rock is Out- Obituary Return- Buckcherry Reunion- Cream- Cat Aid- Download Ozzfest?- Play*Music*Station- Big Day Out- Stereolab- Razorlight Illness- Recover- Mick Mars is Ready- Stutterfly- Taste of Chaos Tour Additions- Guns N' Roses Tribute- A Static Lullaby- Rock Summer Camp for Girls- more
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Juvenile Ass Suit
Contactmusic reports: New Orleans artist DJ JUBILEE filed a copyright-infringement suit against former CASH MONEY RECORDS rapper Juvenile arguing that his 1997 hit single BACK THAT AZZ UP was similar to a song Jubilee recorded that same year called BACK THAT A*S UP. 

MTV reports that the court's 13 January (05) ruling denied Jubilee's argument that the songs were similar. [more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Janet's Super Bowl Plans
Herald Sun reports: A YEAR after her startling Super Bowl wardrobe "malfunction", US singer Janet Jackson is headed to another Super Bowl event. 

Lawyer Willie Gary announced Jackson will attend his celebrity scholarship party in Jacksonville, Florida on February 5, the eve of the Super Bowl. 

A US pay TV network, The Black Family Channel, is sponsoring the party. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Nothing says Family Network like live nude tv! 

Stars Vs P2P
ArrowFM reports: Stevie Nicks, the Eagles and members of the Dead are among the musicians supporting a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision that provides relief from copyright-infringement prosecution to several unauthorized file-sharing networks. Don Henley says "These systems promote copyright violations on an unprecedented scale. [see full story for more news on Paul Simon musical, Neil Young and Pink Floyd fans]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Plant CD/Tour
ArrowFM reports: Robert Plant is releasing an album in a few months and will do a benefit show in England and then five United States dates. The album "Mighty Rearranger" comes out in the U-K on April 25th and the first single will be "Shine it all Around." The former Led Zeppelin singer will do a Tsunami benefit in Bristol, England on February 19th.[see full story for announced US Dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
School of Rock is Out
Blabbermouth reports: ALICE COOPER performed his classic track "School's Out" with the kids of "Rock School", Don Argott's documentary about the Philadelphia after-school program that inspired Rick Linklater's popular 2003 movie, "School of Rock". 

The performance took place on Monday (Jan. 24) at the "Rock School" launch party at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Obituary Return
Blabbermouth reports: Legendary death metal band OBITUARY will enter Red Room studios in Tampa, Florida on February 17 to begin recording their new album, tentatively due this summer via Roadrunner Records. 

The band's as-yet-untitled new CD will mark their first collection of new songs since 1997's "Back From the Dead". [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: Blabbermouth also has news on RUSH: Charity Telethon Rebroadcast On Band's Official Web Site, OTEP Introduce New Guitarist, JUDAS PRIEST: Complete 'Angel Of Retribution' Lyrics Posted Online, BURST To Support MASTODON And DOZER In The U.K., THERION: North American Tour Dates Announced - and more click here to check it out
 

Buckcherry Reunion
MTV reports: Just three years after they broke up, Los Angeles hard rockers Buckcherry are prepping a reunion. Well, singer Josh Todd and guitarist Keith Nelson, are, anyway. The band's songwriting core has reunited and is recording its third album with a new rhythm section and second guitarist.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Cream Reunion Booked
liveDaily reports: Legendary rock trio Cream--drummer Ginger Baker, bassist Jack Bruce and guitarist Eric Clapton--will reunite for a four-night run at London's Royal Albert Hall on May 2, 3, 5 and 6. The venue is the site of the group's final performance in 1968, according to a band announcement.- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Save The Music
liveDaily reports: Alanis Morissette, Kanye West, Kid Rock, Black Eyed Peas and John Legend have teamed up for a series of early February concerts that will benefit VH1's Save the Music Foundation. The shows are set to take place at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA, with West scheduled for Feb. 9, Rock for Feb. 10, Morissette for Feb. 11, and Black Eyed Peas and John Legend for Feb. 12. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: liveDaily also has news on Kanye West, Bonnie Raitt, others tapped for Grammy performances liveDaily Interview: Matt Thiessen of Relient K, Briefly: Santana, Wilco, Irv Gotti, Neil Young, Erasure tacks more shows onto U.S. visit, Paul Rodgers to front Queen on European trek and more click here to check it out
 

Cat Aid
AP reports: The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens will headline a concert in Indonesia for victims of the Asian tsunami, said a statement posted on his Web site Thursday. 

He will have top billing at the concert of local artists in Jakarta on Jan. 31 that will raise money for tsunami victims from Indonesia's Aceh province, according to a statement available on his Web site Thursday. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Will Smith's 'Different' New CD
Ananova reports: Will Smith has revealed details of his new album. 

He will release Lost and Found, on April 5 in the US, his first studio album since he was reportedly dropped by Sony Music three years ago. 

A single, Switch produced by Kwame who has worked with Mary J Blige and LL Cool J, will precede the album's release. 

The rapper-actor describes the CD as "a real departure," from his previous albums. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Download Ozzfest?
Xfm reports: Organisers of Download are rumoured to be planning on turning the Donington metal weekender into a three-day extravaganza, and there are some big acts rumoured to be making an appearance. 

www.VirtualFestivals.com is reporting that the Download festival may add an extra day to its annual 2-day festival for 2005, with a possible Friday 'indie' day. Its has also been rumoured that the Saturday may be hosted in 2005 by the Ozzfest touring party. 

At present, the festival is scheduled to take place on the weekend of June 11-12, but organisers are hoping to run the event on Friday June 10 as well, with Feeder in the picture to headline the day. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Play*Music*Station
tin.foil reports: Sony, in its second attempt to challenge Apple and the iPod, is going to use its PlayStation Portable to hopefully start taking over market share. 

A new service, which is scheduled to be launched in March, would be specifically for the PSP. The service would allow users to download game levels and software updates and by summer the system will be expanded to include music. It is also speculated that the service could offer video downloads. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Big Day Out in Sydney
NME reports: The SYDNEY leg of the annual BIG DAY OUT festival has come to a close, playing to a sold-out crowd at OLYMPIC PARK (January 26). 

Around 55,000 fans watched sets from bands including The Polyphonic Spree, The Music, The Chemical Brothers, System Of A Down and The Streets, with this year marking the 13th appearance of the event in Sydney, which travels annually through six cities in New Zealand and Australia every January. 

This year's Big Day Out was headlined by an 80-minute set from the The Chemical Brothers, following on from the Beastie Boys' first ever appearance at the festival on the stadium's main stage. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Stereolab Box
NME reports: STEREOLAB have announced their return to their first label TOO PURE - and they will mark the occasion by releasing a retrospective four-disc box set. 

The band, who will still release their records under their regular Duophonic imprint, also plan a new studio album for release in 2006. 

The box set, 'Oscillons From the Anti-Sun', will include a 3CD collection of EPs and rare tracks, and an additional DVD disc of videos and TV performances. It will be released in late April. [see full story for tracklist]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Razorlight Illness
NME reports: RAZORLIGHT have cancelled their LOS ANGELES gig tonight due to illness. 

The band were due to play a sold out show at 800 capacity El Rey Theatre today (January 27), but the venue explained that singer Johnny Borrell has been taken ill. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: NME also has news on Gwen Stefani to appear at the Brits, Razorlight's Johnny storms offstage, Exclusive – Babyshambles lose a member, Forty bands sign-up for London's Camden Crawl, Marilyn Manson announces string of shows and more click here to check it out
 

Recover Dates
The PRP reports: Recover will be hitting the road with Armor For Sleep, Say Anything and Chase Pagan next month, dates include: 
February 19th Charlotte, NC - The Casbah
February 20th Virginia Beach, VA - Club Live
February 21st Baltimore, MD - The Ottobar
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Mick Mars is Ready
Rockdirt reports: Rolling Stone magazine caught up with Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx and asked that because of his recent hip-replacement surgery, will Mick Mars be able to make it through the band's tour. "Our show is over two hours long. First, it's a big portion of the first two records, then an intermission," Sixx explained. "Mick called me last night and said, 'I don't know about this fu**ing intermission sh**! Once we get rockin', I don't wanna stop!' He wants to work up a twenty-minute guitar solo. There are no worries there. Mick Mars is ready to fu**ing crush!"[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Stutterfly added to Warped Tour 2005
press release reports: Stutterfly have been added to this year's Warped Tour. Stutterfly's new album, And We Are Bled Of Color, will hit stores this spring. The band is currently on tour with Letter Kills through February 27th. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Taste of Chaos Tour Additions
Day in Rock reports: Opiate for the Masses and Bleed the Dream have been added to Taste of Chaos Tour [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Guns N' Roses Tribute
press release reports: Versailles Records is presently completing work on a forthcoming millennium tribute to Guns N' Roses, which will feature current and former members of Motley Crue, Guns N' Roses, Faster Pussycat, Ratt, The Scorpions, Love/Hate, L.A. Guns, Brides of Destruction, The Scream, Union, Adler's Appetite, and Thrills for Kills, as well as Jasy Andrews, Richard Kendrick, The Issues, Ross Stevens of Straitjacket Smile, Andrew Walker of Drama Queen Die, John Spinner, and Corey Craven. Release is set for late summer 2005 in the U.S., and a licensing deal has been secured with Netherlands-based Mascot-Provogue Records. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
A Static Lullaby Tracks
press release reports: A Static Lullaby have announced the tracklisting for Faso Latido, due out on April 5th. 

1. Overture - 2. Smooth Modulator - 3. Stand Up - 4. Radio Flyer's Last Journey - 5. Cash Cowbell - 6. Half Man, Half Shark; Equals One Complete Gentleman - 7. Shotgun! - 8. Calmer Than You Are - 9. Faso Latido - 10. Godbless You (God Damnit) - 11. Marilyn Monrobot - 12. Modern Day Fire - 13. The Jesus Haircut

[see full story for more and to hear clips from the CD]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Rock Summer Camp for Girls
press release reports: The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is pleased to announce its Rock N Roll Camp for Teen-aged Girls, now in its fourth summer. 

Northampton, Massachusetts, January 27th, 2005.-Three sessions of the camp will be offered: July 8-27, July 22-31 and August 5-14. The camps take place at IMA's east coast facility located in Goshen, Massachusetts. The cost is $850, and includes food, housing and instruction. 

The camp, open to all teen-aged girls with an interest in performing, offers the opportunity to develop, arrange and perform original and cover tunes in a full band setting. IMA owns all the equipment necessary for any rock band and campers have access to it all. Participants bring original songs or creative writing and/or songs by other artists that they would like to learn. Selected original and cover tunes are arranged, charted out and rehearsed to perform for family and friends on the last day of the session.[see full story for more info]- Click Here for the Full Story 

And one time at band camp...
 

Death Cab for Tsunami and more
Day in Rock reports: Death Cab for Cuties frontman Ben Gibbard will be playing a benefit show in San Francisco on January 28 with Mark Kozelek and Eric Bachmann at the Great American Music Hall. All proceeds will be donated to the Save The Children Foundation.

 The band also just wrapped up a major cross-country headlining tour and will soon take a short break before beginning work on their next album. In the meantime, an upcoming live EP is set to arrive in early spring on Barsuk Records. 

Last but not least, Click the full story link to check out the new video for "Title And Registration" - Click Here for the Full Story 
 

Slayer Contest
Day in Rock reports: Got word about a cool Slayer contest celebrating the release of the "Still Reigning" DVD and the new Slayer Old Skools by Vans. You can win a signed ESP guitar, Coffin Case, Pair of Vans/Slayer Shoes and a signed Still Reigning DVD Click the full story link to enter and good luck![see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Trust Company Preview
Day in Rock reports: After over 2 years TRUST COMPANY is back, releasing the follow up to their gold-certified debut album "The Lonely Position of Neutral". The new album "True Parallels" is slated for March 2005 release. Click the full story link to check out a stream of their single "Stronger," which hit radio last week. - Click Here for the Full Story 
 
Fun Link: Maiden History 101
Day in Rock reports: It's Friday, time to screw off a bit. That's why we bring you the "Fun Link". This week's link comes from one of our readers. Upon clicking the full story link you will be able to enjoy an Open Letter to Principle Stevens Posted by the Harry S. Truman High School's Stoner All-Star Team. It turns out that Mr. Bradley is using revisionist history in his World History 101 class and gave a student that pointing out a glaring omission in the curriculum an F. Here is a taste of the open letter. 

" …the class text 'World History & You!' is a complete joke. This so-called 'educational' textbook completely ignores the crucial influence of Iron Maiden's mascot 'Eddie' in the events that have shaped human history. From the dawn of man to a vaguely futuristic time, Eddie has been there- usually opting to not take a direct role but rather crouch nearby significant historical events with a ghoulish and/or menacing stare. The omission of Eddie from the text amounts to dangerous revisionist history on the part of the publishers, who I assume are probably really big fags who listen to Warrant."

 The student goes on to make a convincing case about how Iron Maiden are far better history teachers than your average high school history class. Click the full link to read it all and be sure to check out the photo evidence at the end. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
 

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