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Report for 11/11/05
50 Cent Shooting
AP reports: The new 50 Cent movie "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" has been pulled from a theater where a man was fatally shot even though officials said Thursday they do not know whether the film was a factor in the slaying.

Loews Corp. decided to stop showing the rapper's bullet-ridden bio while the investigation is going on, said John McCauley, the company's vice president of marketing.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Snoop Hot Doggs
Aversion reports: My hot dog has a first name, it's S-N-O-O-P.

Because Lil' Jon's Crunk Juice and Nelly's Cola were such smashing successes, Snoop Dogg will enter the junk-food market, lending his name to a new hot dog brand. Foot-long Snoop Doggs will pack all the lips and a**holes of regular hot dogs into a wrapper that bears the Snoop's likeness. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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A**hole Rose
Blabbermouth reports: La Voz del Interior On Line conducted an interview with former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler prior to Adler's appearance in Córdoba, Argentina last week. Several excerpts from the chat follow (translated from Spanish by Xozy):

Q: Are you in contact with your ex-bandmates?

Adler: "Yes, with Slash. With Izzy too. I don't see Axl though. I don't see '---hole'."

Q: And "Chinese Democracy", the album Axl did with the new version of the band?

Adler: "Do you know anyone who has heard it?"

Q: No.

Adler: "No one did. I know he recorded a couple of songs [over a period of] several years, until someone from the company came in and thought they sucked. I would say to '---hole', 'If we got together again, not only we'd have a great time but we'd also make lots of money'. But the truth is that it's been fifteen years since I last saw him."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Paris Crash
hecklerspray reports: Starved of the limelight, Paris Hilton did the only she she could - she got her car all smashed up in a needless road accident. We'd be impressed, if only Lindsay Lohan hadn't done the exact same thing last month.

Paris was in the passenger seat of her $162,000 Bentley, as her latest boyfriend Stavros Niarchos attempted to drive the car out of an LA parking lot teaming with Paparazzi early on Wednesday morning. With a jumper over his head. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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No Ozzy Bio
Contact Music reports: BLACK SABBATH frontman OZZY OSBOURNE will never write an autobiography about his crazed rock 'n' roll career, because he can't remember any of if.

The PARANOID hitmaker, who notoriously bit the head off a live bat onstage, is convinced his memoirs would make a thrilling read, but admits his alcohol and drug-fuelled hey day has destroyed almost all his memories.[Why not let Yoko... oops $haron write it? see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Macca In Space
Reuters reports: Former Beatle Paul McCartney is to broadcast live into space from a U.S. concert to two astronauts circling the globe. 

He will play "Good Day Sunshine" and one of his latest songs, "English Tea," to NASA astronaut Bill McArthur and Russian cosmonaut Valery Tokarev who are on an international space station 220 miles above the earth.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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CC TV
Blabbermouth reports: POISON guitarist C.C. Deville recently made a guest appearance in an episode of the cable series "South of Nowhere". C.C. plays a rock star who goes home to see his daughter after 20 years. The episode, titled "Friends, Lovers, Brothers and Others", also includes a musical performance by C.C. The program will premiere this Friday night, November 11, at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 PT (check your local listings for times in your area) on The N, the teen-oriented channel in the Nickelodeon network.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Heavy Metal Parking Lot DVD
Blabbermouth reports: "Heavy Metal Parking Lot", widely considered to be one of the greatest rock 'n' roll movies of all time, has finally been made available on DVD. Filmed in 1986 at a Maryland concert arena parking lot before a JUDAS PRIEST concert, "Heavy Metal Parking Lot" is an unvarnished anthropological study of American metalheads in their mid-'80s glory. This limited-edition DVD includes a pristine digital-video transfer of the original uncut 16-minute documentary, plus over two hours of exclusive content! Viewer discretion: explicit language, drug references and loud music.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Roadrunner MCs
Blabbermouth reports: Jamey Jasta, host of MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" and frontman for HATEBREED, has been confirmed to MC Roadrunner Records' 25th anniversary concert. The show will take place on Thursday, December 15 at the Nokia Theater in Times Square, New York City. Some of the special guests confirmed to perform include members of SLIPKNOT, MACHINE HEAD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, BIOHAZARD, LIFE OF AGONY, FEAR FACTORY, SEPULTURA and TRIVIUM, who will join the already announced "core band" comprised of Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT; drums), Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA; lead guitar, Dino Cazares (ex-FEAR FACTORY, BRUJERIA; rhythm guitar), and Adam Duce (MACHINE HEAD; bass). Additional Roadrunner and non-Roadrunner affiliated special guests are set to be announced shortly. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Uriah Heep of Trouble
BW&BK reports: An ageing 70s rocker from the band URIAH HEEP who "fell on hard times" landed in court on charges of benefit fraud when he failed to declare almost £50,000 in savings.

John Lawton, of North Cottages in Napsbury, St Albans, was, in the late 70s, the lead singer of the heavy rock band who are still big in Germany and the Netherlands. More recently he had formed THE JOHN LAWTON BAND who churn out retro-rock hits on the European gig circuit.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Club Fire Update
BW&BK reports: A federal judge dismissed an insurance company and two other defendants from a civil lawsuit brought by survivors of a deadly 2003 nightclub fire and by relatives of those who died. U.S. District Judge Ronald Lagueux on Wednesday agreed to drop Essex Insurance Company, Multi-State Inspections, Inc. and High Caliber Inspections, Inc. from the case. Essex is an insurer that provided liability coverage for The Station nightclub in West Warwick. Multi-State and High-Caliber are identified in the complaint as insurance inspection services.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Deicide Pulls a Stapp?
The Gauntlet reports: On Friday, November 4 DEICIDE frontman Glen Benton put on an embarrassing peformance during the first night of the Aalborg Metal Festival in Aalborg, Denmark. 

PowerMetal.dk observed Benton's distasteful act: "Next up is this evening's headliner, DEICIDE. As I write these lines, I'm still shocked by the embarrassing performance of Glen Benton. 

"Benton not only decides to begin the gig before scheduled, he is also obviously hammered and/or stoned out of his mind. This turns out to be if not the, then one of the most embarrassing performances I've been witness to, as Benton babbles about him getting rid of the two Nazis, the Hoffman brothers, about the pain he went through, and in between these rants, he does his best to insult the crowd. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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CKY Daly
The PRP reports: CKY's recently taped live performance will air on the November 11th episode of "Last Call With Carson Daly". In other news, the band have booked a few new stops see full story for those- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Used Vs MCR
punkbands reports: The Used's Bert McCracken has officially crossed two names off his Christmas list: President George W. Bush and My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way. It's really no surprise that Bush won't be getting so much as a card from the Used lead singer, thanks mostly to the ongoing war in Iraq ("It's f---ing bullsh--," McCracken opined), but Way ... well, that's a bit of a shock. It wasn't that long ago the two were exchanging verses on a charity version of the Queen/ David Bowie classic "Under Pressure" (see "My Chemical Romance Cover 'Under Pressure,' Plan 'Big Rock' LP"). But those days are ancient history now, according to McCracken. Just don't expect him to explain the reason why.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Streetlight Manifesto Robbed...Again 
Punkbands reports: Streetlight Manifesto has been robbed, again. The band had $80,000 worth of equipment stolen not too long ago. Here is the official statement from the band: Ok, now this is just getting ridiculous and somewhat annoying. last night, while we slept in the paris show promoter's apartment, our vehicle was broken into and robbed. again. since there are so many of us we have two vehicles on this tour, a tour van and a tiny little rental car. 

Our little rental car was broken into and cleaned out of our possesions. this time we lost substantially less: about $4,000 worth of equipment[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Anthrax / God Forbid Tour
siN's metal news reports: We can reveal that ANTHRAX will be hitting the US in early 2006 with GOD FORBID for a two-week tour that will hit major cities. Dates, venues, and routing is expected to be announced shortly. [stay tuned to siN's metal news for more info on this]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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