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Van Halen Summer Tour 
blabbermouth.net reports: AVN.com reports that publicist Janie Liszewski has left the adult industry and her company High Profile Media to embark on a new chapter of her career. Effective immediately, Liszewski will be the exclusive PR rep for rocker Eddie Van Halen.

The publicist's current slate includes the upcoming VAN HALEN tour scheduled for summer 2007. "I am so excited to be given the opportunity to work with such a legendary musical force and look forward to going on the road this summer," she added. "Obviously this is a dream come true in many capacities. I would like to thank everyone for all of their support for so many years."

Rumors continue to swirl that David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen will reunite at least one more time in VAN HALEN. Eddie told Guitar World magazine, "I'm telling Dave, 'Dude, get your ass up here and sing, bitch! Come on!'... As it stands right now, the ball is in Dave's court. Whether he wants to rise to the occasion is entirely up to him, but we're ready to go."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Korn Recruit Bozzio?
blabbermouth.net reports: According to Korn.Simpol.Net, Terry Bozzio will fill in for KORN drummer David Silveria during his temporary hiatus from the band, Martini Republic reports.

Bozzio, 56, who is long considered one of the greatest drummers in rock history, will replace David Silveria for at least one studio album and tour.

Bozzio has recorded with numerous musicians on hundreds of albums across the musical spectrum, including DURAN DURAN, STEVE VAI, PAUL HYDE, HERBIE HANCOCK, DWEEZIL ZAPPA, BILLY SHEEHAN, RICHARD MARX, MATSUMOTO HIDETO, and more.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Bacharach Suicide
AP reports: Nikki Bacharach, daughter of Burt Bacharach and Angie Dickinson, committed suicide, the songwriter and actress said in a statement Friday. 

Nikki Bacharach, 40, suffered from Asperger's Disorder, a form of autism. She killed herself Thursday night at her condo, said Linda Dozoretz, a spokeswoman for the family.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Honeydrippers Reform
blabbermouth.net reports: Britain's's Express & Star reports that Robert Plant will recreate his group THE HONEYDRIPPERS in one of two major coups for a Dudley club.

JBs host the former LED ZEPPELIN frontman and return of THE HONEYDRIPPERS on Valentine's Day.

It is unclear who will be in THE HONEYDRIPPERS' lineup, but the band's album from 1984 featured LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck, who has been described by Eric Clapton as "the best guitarist around."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Download Rumors
blabbermouth.net reports: According to Metal Hammer, IRON MAIDEN, AEROSMITH, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, TOOL, HEAVEN AND HELL and MACHINE HEAD are among the artists that are rumored to be in talks to play this year's Download festival, set to take place June 8-10 at Donington Park, Leicestershire, England.[see full story for metal news]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Big Brother Escape
pr-inside reports: TOWERS OF LONDON rocker DONNY TOURETTE has quit British reality TV show CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER - after scaling the wall of the programme's London compound to escape.

The punk singer spent just 48 hours in the celebrity house before fleeing on Friday (05JAN07) night.

Tourette made his dash after learning he'd be playing servant to British reality TV queen and former Big Brother favourite JADE GOODY, her mother and boyfriend JACK TWEEDY on the show.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Sci-Fi Floyd
PR reports: Legendary musician Roger Waters has recorded the original song "Hello (I Love You)" to be featured in New Line Cinema's upcoming sci-fi film The Last Mimzy (to be released nationwide on March 23rd). Waters collaborated with Academy Award-winning composer Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Grammy Award-winning Pink Floyd producer James Guthrie (The Wall) on the song, which marks only the second time Waters has ever recorded an original song specifically for a motion picture.

"It has been great collaborating with (director) Bob Shaye and Howard Shore on The Last Mimzy," says Waters. "I think together we've come up with a song that captures the themes of the movie, the clash between humanity's best and worst instincts, and how a child's innocence can win the day."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Marilyn Manson Divorced
TMZ reports: Marilyn Manson's bride gave him an unexpected Christmas present-walking papers. The couple reportedly parted ways on Christmas Eve and Manson's bride filed divorce papers on December 29th. 

Here are a couple of portions of the TMZ report, see the full story for more: TMZ has obtained divorce papers filed by Von Teese, real name Heather Sweet, in Los Angeles Superior Court. In the documents, Von Teese cites irreconcilable differences as the reason for kicking the King of Goth Rock, real name Brian Warner, to the curb. 

While the papers were filed on December 29, a source close to the couple tells Page Six that Manson has been in the dark on the split, because Von Teese can't get in touch with the guy.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Wholesale Song Theft
TuneLab reports: Remember the band Mad at Gravity? The group had the hit "Walk Away" in 2002 from their debut 'Resonance'. Well apparently the band Tainted Faith from Phoenix, AZ liked them so much they decided to steal their songs. The "band" have posted the Mad at Gravity tracks "Say It", "Kerosene" and "Coalescence" on their PureVolume page claiming them for their own. And if the above wasn't bad enough, they also have a page on the Ernie Ball Music Man Battle of the Bands contest for a slot on the Taste of Chaos tour where they are actually selling the tracks. [see full story for more including links to listen... maybe it's Mad at Gravity trying out a new name?]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Flaw Reunion Show
TuneLab reports: Flaw has announced their first show since the bands reunion in October. The concert will take place on March 11th in Louisville, KY with Powerman 5000 at Headliners Music Hall.

The bands lineup is as follows:
Chris Volz - Vocals
Jason Daunt - Guitar
Lance Arny - Guitar
Chris Ballinger - Drums
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Honda Fall Out
punkbands reports: Fall Out Boy will headline the 2007 Honda Civic Tour, which will begin April 18 in Charlotte, N.C. The full routing and support acts will be announced later this month; tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Feb. 17, with pre-sale information to be announced.

In honor of the tour, Fall Out Boy has created a custom Honda Civic Hybrid that will be showcased at each performance.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Comeback Kid Tracks
punkbands reports: Comeback Kid has released the tracklisting for their upcoming disc, Broadcasting. The tracklist is as follows:

1) Defeated
2) Broadcasting...
3) Hailing On Me
4) The Blackstone
5) Industry Standards
6) Give'r (Reprise)
7) One Left Satisfied
8 ) Come Around
9) In Case Of Fire
10) Market Demands
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Into Eternity Replace Sadus on Destruction Tour
SMN reports: DESTRUCTION have posted the following update: "We are sad to announce that SADUS have jumped off the "Thrash Till Death Over North America" Tour with MUNICIPAL WASTE resp. HIRAX and DESTRUCTION ! a more than equivalent replacement, the Canadian progressive death shooting stars INTO ETERNITY, have already completed the top - class billing again!"[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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