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Suge Injured in Fight- NIN and Jane's Addiction Tour- Britney Breakdown Inspired New 50 Cent CD- Pirate Bay Trial- Lil Wayne Sued- Morrissey Retirement and more


02/17/2009
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(antiMusic) Rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was treated in the hospital for facial injuries after being injured in a fight at a local hotel, Scottsdale police said on Monday. more

Nine Inch Nails will tour later this year with the reunited Jane's Addiction, NIN frontman Trent Reznor says. Although he stopped short of saying the band was going on something more than a hiatus, Reznor confirmed these will be the last NIN shows for some time. more

According to UK press reports, 50 Cent's latest album 'Before I Self Destruct' was bizarrely inspired by the public breakdown of Britney Spears, Fiddy has explained. Or did he?more

Lil' Wayne is reportedly being sued for $1.3 million, as it's claimed he cancelled a New York concert three times. The 'Lollipop' hitmaker was due to perform in Rochester, New York originally on October 26 2008, which was pulled. Two subsequent rearranged dates - the last one being January 21 2009 - also didn't go ahead as planned. more

Morrissey has suggested that he might retire after five more years in the music business. The former Smiths frontman said that the chances of him carrying on as a singer for much longer after his 55th birthday were "slim". more

Four men involved with file-sharing Web site the Pirate Bay went on trial in Stockholm Monday (Feb. 16) accused of breaking Swedish copyright law, by enabling users to download copyrighted material including music, films and games.more

Actor and guitarist "Little" Steven Van Zandt's rock 'n' roll empire is expanding yet again with a new record label, Lost Cathedral. The first project from the imprint, which will focus on hard rock, is Crown of Thorns' "Faith," due May 14.more

This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb who may want to consider adding "metaphorically speaking" to their merch - have sparked another incident after a pilot spotted the band's sticker. The sticker caused the evacuation of a Memphis, Tennessee airport terminal.more

Peter Gabriel has rejected an offer to perform at the Academy Awards next week after the veteran British rocker learned he would have just a minute to sing his Oscar-nominated tune from Disney's "WALL-E".more

The 2009 line-up for Rock on the Range will be highlighted by performances from Slipknot, Alice In Chains, Avenged Sevenfold and Korn.more

Despite rampant speculation to the contrary, Live Nation has not signed a multi-rights or long term deal with Janet Jackson, according to a company spokesperson. more Stock holders can now relax.

British pop singer M.I.A., who performed at the Grammy Awards last Sunday despite experiencing labor contractions, has given birth to a baby boy, she said on her MySpace page. more

A group of Sirius XM Radio Inc creditors will seek to remove chief executive Mel Karmazin if the company chooses a bankruptcy filing over a deal with an investor that would let it stay solvent, the Wall Street Journal said.more

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are currently teaming up for another album.more

Ripper have risen from the dead with their first studio album in 23 years entitled, The Dead Have Rizen, on Black Widow Records. more

The Allman Brothers Band will celebrate their 40th Anniversary as a band with 15 concerts at the Beacon Theatre in New York City beginning March 9, 2009 through March 28. Every single performance by the Allman Brothers will be SOLD as a live streaming webcast on Moogis.com. more

Despite a report in the NME earlier today stating that he's been missing for almost 7 months, the UK's Guardian is reporting that Gerry Rafferty, the singer who wrote the 1978 hit Baker Street, is living in hiding in the south of England, being cared for by a friend, after his disappearance from St Thomas' hospital in London last summer.more

A former employee of the Philadelphia Soul -- the 2008 Arena Bowl champs -- is being sued by team owner Jon Bon Jovi and his Arena League Football team for allegedly making his own version of their championship rings and selling them to the general public. more

Former Zimmers Hole guitar player Chris Stanley has passed away. Current Zimmers Hole guitarist Jed Simon delivered the news via a Myspace blog entry: "He has had a long battle with the many complications, and the day-to-day life battles with Cystic Fibrosis, pneumonia (many times), a double lung transplant and the myriad of issues that arise with that. He has battled back so many times, and it just crushes our hearts that he couldn't pull through this time." more

Despised Icon will enter the studio on March 7th to begin recording their next album for Century Media Records. According to the group, "We're almost done writing and the new sh*t is packed with brutality." more

Too Pure To Die has dropped off the remaining dates of their current tour. The group explains: "The last week of the tour is not possible to make it to. We're so sorry to everyone who was excited to see us. Our transmission in our van went out and it will be a week before it is fixed so we are stuck in Florida right now until it is fixed."more

Saxon and Iced Earth are forced to cancel the final three shows of their current European co-headline tour due to scheduling conflicts. more

The Enemy are set to embark on a secret tour of intimate UK venues starting this Friday (February 20). The band have revealed they are to play five gigs in different areas of Britain more

The Killers will headline the Hove Festival in Norway during the Summer, the band have just confirmed. - more



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