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Report for 09/27/06
Picks of the Day
Before we get to today's news here are our picks of the day featuring our latest reviews and the song of the day to listen to while reading today's report!

Song: Beck - Nausea

Artist: Hatebreed

Reviews: Vulcan Freedom Fighters | Ben Connelly | Conveniens

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Singer Jailed for Robbery?
Punkbands reports: Horse The Band vocalist Nathan Winneke was reportedly jailed yesterday in the Toronto area following an incident at a gas station. At 5 am Lambgoat received the following email from group keyboardist Erik Engstrom: "Nathan our singer was taken to jail tonight after our show with Dragonforce in Toronto on suspicion of robbing a gas station and firing a pistol at a woman. 

Nathan has been reading Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry and got way into it, thinking he is the main character, Gus. He drinks a bottle of whiskey a day and bought a cap gun which he took the orange thing off of and a 12 inch bowie knife which he named 'blue duck.' Every night when he is drunk he fires the cap gun in the air and runs around screaming. Tonight at the gas station he had just fallen out the side door of the van. He climbed back in laughing hysterically, and shot his cap gun into the air twice. We left the gas station. Two minutes later I was lying face down in the middle of the freeway handcuffed with a handgun and a shotgun pointed at my head. [is it real? It is a hoax? We don't know but it was fun so we posted, you can read more about this "horse play" at the full story link] - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Paris Charged with DUI
TMZ reports: Paris Hilton has been charged with driving under the influence.

The Los Angeles City Attorney filed misdemeanor charges Tuesday in connection with Hilton's arrest earlier this month. The heiress, who was driving her pricey Mercedes McLaren SLR, was pulled over in Hollywood after police spotted her driving erratically. Cops administered a field sobriety test, and Paris blew a .08. In California, driving with a .08 blood alcohol level is the minimum level for DUI. TMZ has obtained the criminal complaint filed against Hilton today in Los Angeles court.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Jim Jones Shooting
MTV reports: Two men have been charged in connection with the Friday morning shooting following a Jim Jones concert in Virginia Beach, Virginia, that left one person dead and several wounded, NBC News affiliate WAVY reports. Verlon Romain, 27, was charged with one count of malicious assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and other weapons charges, while Andre Roberts, 29, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Paul Vance RIP
AP reports: Songwriter Paul Vance, who earned pop culture immortality with the 1960 smash about a bashful bather, "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini," has died. He was 68.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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MSN Webcasts
MSN reports: MSN, Microsoft Corp.'s Web portal, said on Tuesday it will make a big push to stream live concerts to its users after signing an exclusive global partnership with Control Room, the company behind the web broadcast of last year's Live 8 event. [see full story for more - hopefully they won't employ spammers like a certain phone company that does concert casts on their website]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Gnarls Soph Plans
Gigwise reports: Gnarls Barkley have revealed that they have already started work on their second album. 

Despite both Cee-Lo and Danger Mouse being involved on other projects, they have found the time to lay down some demos. 

Danger Mouse tells MTV: "We've started to throw some ideas around, and we've started on some rough demo stuff. But it's still a little ways away.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Oasis EP
Gigwise reports: Oasis have confirmed they will be releasing an EP this autumn. 

‘Stop The Clocks EP' will be headed by the former B-sides ‘Acquiesce' and ‘The Masterplan', which appeared on the flip side to ‘Wonderwall' in 1995. 

The package will be augmented by a demo version of the classic ‘Cigarettes and Alcohol' plus a live recording of ‘Some Might Say' from over a decade ago. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Jacko Records
hecklerspray reports: Remember when you heard the news that Michael Jackson had signed up with a Bahrain record company to release a new album on that would usher in a new golden age of Michael Jackson greatness?

Yeah, that's not happening any more. For some reason that only Michael Jackson knows, Michael Jackson has left Two Seas, the Bahrain record label, and is setting up his own company - inventively called The Michael Jackson Company - to possibly release his new album on next year. At least with Michael Jackson naming his company after himself, the eight or nine people in the world who would actually buy a new Michael Jackson album will find his CD just a little more easily[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Dangerhorse
CMJ reports: Alt-dream pop guru Mark Linkous has announced that he and his long-running musical vehicle, Sparklehorse, will collaborate with super-producer Dangermouse on a proper LP. The two met after Dangermouse lent his production skills to Sparklehorse's latest album, Dreamt For Light Years In The Belly Of A Mountain (EMI), which was released just September 26. "There were some songs that didn't make it for the Sparklehorse album proper that we're going to use for Dangerhorse, then we're going to start on that record proper in a couple of months," Linkous told BBC Six Music. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Big Screen KISS
blabbermouth.net reports: KISS' classic live performance from the Cobo Hall in Detroit in 1976, along with footage of the historic "Kiss Day" in Cadillac, Michigan in 1975, will be given a special big-screen showing on October 26 at 8:00 p.m. local in select theaters nationwide. This special event is being staged to promote the much-anticipated "Kissology: Volume One 1974-1977" two-disc DVD set.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Club Fire Lawsuit
blabbermouth.net reports: Now that the criminal case stemming from The Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island is ending, the families of some of the 100 people killed in the blaze are looking to a massive civil case for accountability.

The federal lawsuit, filed by nearly 300 people who were injured or lost loved ones in the fire, names dozens of defendants, including everyone from the rock band GREAT WHITE, whose pyrotechnic display sparked the fire, to a salesman for the company that sold flammable polyurethane foam used as soundproofing.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Solo Korn?
TuneLab reports: Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is plotting his first solo tour in the next few months after the band finishes recording their 8th studio album. Davis told Launch that he wants to play casinos with the 4 backing musicians who accompanied Korn on the road this year, performing a mix of acoustic Korn songs, and covers.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Lime Wire Vs RIAA
music.tinfoil reports: Lime Wire has decided to fight fire with fire. Rather than simply defending itself against the RIAA's lawsuit against them, they have decided that the best defense is a good offfense.

Enough cliches there? I thought so. First it plans to demonstrate that it is markedly different from Napster as it is truly decentralized. The company also states that by clicking the "I Agree" bit when installing the software, the user agrees to use it only for legal purposes, so if the user is using the software for evil then it surely can't be Lime Wire's fault, right? Grokster tried that one, it didn't work.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Demiricous Find Beater
SMN reports: Demiricous' search for a replacement drummer is over. After almost a year of touring and trying out numerous drummers the band has officially made Dustin Boltjes a member of the band. Boltjes is the former drummer of THE DREAM IS DEAD, and is a long time friend of DEMIRICOUS.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Manson Recording on Absinthe
SMN reports: MARILYN MANSON has begun work on a new album. The singer says he has completed half an LP's worth of material, according to NME.com. One of the tracks is "Rebels Without Applause," which is about new bands becoming popular.

The singer has also record the song "This Is Halloween" for the upcoming DVD release of Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas."

Other projects include the filming of "Phantasmagoria: The Visions Of Lewis Carroll" in Paris,and the launch of his own range of absinthe. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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SOiL Honor Dimebag's Memory
SMN reports: SOiL has refused to play the October 26th date in Columbus, OH of the MUSHROOMHEAD/SOiL tour at the Al Rosa Villa club. The band cites the murder of the legendary Dimebag Darrel that occured at the club in December 2005. "We find it in bad taste that the club is even still standing" says guitarist Shaun Glass. "I would be sick to my stomach to just walk into that place."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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