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Day In Rock 6/21: Geldof Defends Bush- Guitarist Missing- 4 Songs Floyd- BIG Trial Still On- Cassidy Denied Bail- Lostprophet- MTV Pets- Hellfest- Supergrass- White Stripes- Hypocrisy- Ramones Box- Enuff Z'nuff- Fear Factory- Jerry Lee Page- Military Dope- A Static Finch- Elton Doherty Duet?- Ringo Snubs Paul- Lacuna Coil- Kottonmouth Kings Vs Supreme Court- King's X- Atheist- Viva La Bands- more
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Geldof Defends Bush
Telegraph reports: Bob Geldof has reportedly warned a top recording artist not to publicly criticise the White House during the worldwide television broadcast of the Live 8 concerts next month.

The warning came after Geldof insisted that President George W Bush had done more for Africa than any other American leader. 

The manager of the singer was quoted as having been told: "Please remember, absolutely no ranting and raving about Bush or Blair and the Iraq war. We want to bring Bush in, not run him away." [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Guitarist Missing
siN's metal news reports: The following message was sent out by GENITORTURERS frontwoman Gen and MORBID ANGEL bassist/vocalist David Vincent regarding missing MORBID ANGEL guitarist Tony Norman: 

"MORBID ANGEL are scheduled to fly to Portugal this Wednesday for a huge festival. As of today, no one has seen or heard from Tony Norman, MORBID ANGEL's rhythm guitarist, who also used to play in the band MONSTROSITY. 

He was last seen by us at our friends wedding when him and his girlfriend were seated at our table. This was well over a month ago and no one has had contact with him since that we can determine. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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4 Songs Floyd
BW&BK reports: As previously reported, four members of seminal British rock band PINK FLOYD will play together for the first time in 24 years at London's Live 8 charity concert for Africa on July 2nd.

DJ Andy Frost of Toronto Classic Rock station Q107 has revealed that Pink Floyd will play four songs during their Live 8 performance. Three of the tracks performed will be lifted from the band's classic album Dark Side Of The Moon (1973).[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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BIG Trial Still On
E! Online reports: According to the Notorious B.I.G.'s family, the rapper's murder case is still very much alive. 

Unfortunately, the family claims, it seems to be doing all the legwork. "No family should have to do the job of the LAPD," said Perry R. Sanders Jr., the attorney representing the slain rapper's estate. Sanders spoke at a Los Angeles press conference Monday on the eve of the family's federal wrongful death trial against the Los Angeles Police Department. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Cassidy Denied Bail
MTV reports: After surrendering to authorities in Philadelphia on Friday, where he was wanted for murder, Cassidy spent the weekend in a medium-security prison, where it's expected he'll remain for the foreseeable future. 

The rapper was denied bail as is the case with all defendants accused of murder in Pennsylvania at his arraignment on Saturday, where he was officially charged with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault and various weapons offenses[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Lostprophet
The PRP reports: The Lostprophets have parted ways with their drummer Mike Chiplin, official word on that can be found [on their myspace page]. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Reminder: anti on Myspace
antiMusic reports: Just a reminder that antiMusic now has a page on Myspace, so don't be shy click on over and become our friend! Some of you already have. And hey if Jesus can do it, you can too. Seriously though, we're going to begin using the space to promote cool indie artists, so if you have a band and want to be featured or know of a cool band that should be featured drop us a message through Myspace. Click the full story link to visit our page.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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MTV Pets
AP reports: MTV Networks on Monday said it acquired NeoPets Inc., owner of the popular teen Web site Neopets.com., for an undisclosed sum. 

From about 90,0000 members five years ago, Neopets has grown to about 25 million members today 60 percent of whom are over age 13 who create and care for "virtual pets" that inhabit a mythical world called "Neopia." [It's all about the music! see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Misfits Hellfest
punknews.org reports: The second round of bands for this year's Hellfest has been announced. Bands in this set include A Wilhelm Scream, Comeback Kid, The Esoteric, Marathon, the Misfits, Most Precious Blood, Today is the Day, The Secret, Psyopus and many others. [see full story too all of the bands]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Supergrass Summer
Ananova reports: Supergrass are to release a new album later this summer. Road To Rouen will be released on August 15 reports NME.com. The album, recorded in a converted barn in Normandy, features zithers, ukeleles, brass and strings. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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White Stripes 2nd Leg
liveDaily reports: Meg and Jack White have unveiled dates for the second leg of their North American tour behind their recently released album, "Get Behind Me Satan." 

After tackling the previously announced first leg--which kicks off on the West Coast in early August and wraps up at the end of that month--the alt-rock duo will launch the tour's second leg Sept. 8 in Milwaukee and hit cities throughout the eastern half of the continent by month's end. An Oct. 2 finale in the pair's home city of Detroit caps the run.[see full story for more and all the dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Radiohead Spin To The Top
antiMusic reports: Spin Magazine has named Radiohead's "OK Computer" the best album of the past 20 years in their special 20th anniversary edition. The album beat out the magazine's previous top album of the 90's "Nevermind" by Nirvana, which landed in third place behind Public Enemy's "It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back". 

One Spin writer, Chuck Klosterman, explains why "OK Computer" heads the list of 100 albums saying that it "manages to sound how the future will feel... It's a mechanical album that always feels alive, even when its words are spoken by a robot." [see full story for more including the Top 10]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Hypocrisy Tracks
Blabbermouth reports: Sweden's HYPOCRISY have finalized the track listing for their as-yet-untitled new album, due on September 5 via Nuclear Blast Records.

01. Intro (not named yet) 
02. Warpath
03. Scrutinized
04. Fearless
05. Craving for Another Killing
06. Let the Knife Do the Talking
07. A Thousand Lies
08. Incised Before I've Ceased
09. Blooddrenched
10. Compulsive Psychosis
11. Living to Die
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Ramones Box
Blabbermouth reports: According to Billboard.com, Rhino has set an August 16 release date for THE RAMONES box set, "Weird Tales of the Ramones", featuring 85 tracks onto three discs of music and the DVD debut of "Lifestyles of the Ramones". Originally issued in 1990, the latter rounds up the band's complete Sire music video collection, bolstered by six clips the RAMONES made during their run on the MCA-affiliated Radioactive label. 

The box will also include a comic book featuring the work of 25 top graphic novel/comic artists[see full story for more including tracks]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Enuff Z'nuff Reunion CD
antiMusic reports: Cargo Records has set a tentative July 25th release date for "One More For The Road," the live reunion album from Enuff Z'nuff. The album was recording during the band's August 31, 2003 show at the Cat Club in Hollywood. (antiMusic sponsored the show). It was the first full show that Donnie Vie (vocals, guitar), Derek Frigo (lead guitar) and Vik Foxx had played together in ten years. The show was meant an intimate performance for friends and family as a warm up to a full fledged tour (with Chip Z'nuff - Tim Tame appears on the live CD). Derek and Vik both appeared on the latest Enuff Z'nuff album "?" but sadly Derek Frigo passed away last year before they could launch a reunion tour. 

The CD is set to include a new studio track "Mary Jane" featuring the three original members. The track was originally recorded for the "?" album but Donnie and Vik retracked the song with Derek's guitars for this release.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Twisted Family
Blabbermouth reports: VH1's "Meet the Family: The Sniders" special, which follows notorious TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider as he prepares to embark on a reunion tour, will premiere on Saturday, June 25 at 9:00 p.m. 

"Meet The Family: The Sniders" offers a glimpse of suburban home life with a twist: it's told through the eyes of the family of hard rocker Dee Snider. Dee is going back on the road with his band, TWISTED SISTER, and this time his wife and four children are coming along for the ride.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Queensyche Leak
BW&BK reports: QUEENSRYCHE's official website has posted two new live "bootleg" tracks from their forthcoming album, Operation: Mindcrime II, the followup to their legendary Operation: Mindcrime album that was issued in 1988. The tracks are 'Hostage' and 'I'm American'. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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