Free Poison and Warrant Show- Godsmack Breakup Rumors Denied- Ozzy Willing to Do Black Sabbath Reunion- Deftones Mix It Up- New Black Dahlia Murder- more

04/29/2011
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The Day in Rock Digest for 04/29/11: Poison and special guests Warrant will perform a free show on May 3rd at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center in El Paso, Texas more

"I'm willing," Ozzy Osbourne said when asked about a Black Sabbath reunion. "But there are three other guys as well." And one of them Butler publicly ruled out a reunion in February. "It goes backwards and forwards. One day this, one day that. I'm up for it. But we'll see. If it's meant to happen, it'll happen." more

Godsmack mainman Sully Erna has shouted down rumours the band are splitting, and says they'll go from strength to strength even if his solo work takes off. more

Corey Taylor says that the upcoming Slipknot shows are way of letting fans share in celebration of Paul Gray more

Nergal reports Behemoth's first band meeting since he recovered from his battle against leukaemia went well more

Deftones frontman Chino Moreno says that, instead of playing albums in full during live shows, he feels obligated to play tracks from as many releases as possible. more

The Black Dahlia Murder will release their new album, "Ritual", in Europe on June 17 and in North America on June 21 via Metal Blade Records. more

U2 are promising to break the rules of the Glastonbury festival in order to make things up to fans who missed out when they were forced to cancel last year's appearance as a result of frontman Bono's back problems. more

Hatesphere has issued the following update about entering the recording studio in June: 'We have booked the Antfarm Studio, Aarhus, Denmark, from June 13th in order to make you a new album! 'Tue Madsen (The Haunted, Sick Of It All) will be guiding us through it, hopefully without getting too many gray hairs!" more

Voivod will release a new live album, "Warriors Of Ice", on June 17 via Indica Records. The CD was recorded on December 12, 2009 during the band's first headlining show in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in ten years. more

Culture Brats just posted an interview with Greg Kihn where he discussed his new compilation CD, the playoff song he just wrote for the San Jose Sharks, Joe Satriani (who was actually a guitarist for Kihn), and indulged them with an in-depth look at the classic "Jeopardy" video. Check it out here

News Corp. is looking for initial bids for MySpace by the end of the week and expects to announce a deal around June more. Hopefully the first thing they do is fire the person who came up with the redesign and return it to "old school" that actually worked.

Kevin Conklin from 93.7 KCLB Rocks Palm Springs interviewed Mark Tremonti from Alter Bridge backstage at the 4/27 show at the Grove of Anaheim. Check it out here

Degradead will release their third album, "A World Destroyer", in North America on June 28 via Metalville Records. more

On this day in 1963, publicist Andrew Loog Oldham and agent Eric Easton signed a management deal with The Rolling Stones after buying the rights to the group's first recordings for 90. Oldham persuaded keyboard player Ian Stewart to drop out of the line-up and become the band's road manager (while continuing to play piano on the Stones' recordings and, occasionally, on stage).

On this day in 1976, after a gig in Memphis, Bruce Springsteen took a cab to Elvis Presley's Graceland home and climbed over the wall. A guard assumed he was another crank fan, stopped him and threw him out. The incident later became one of Springsteen's best-known audience "raps."

On this day in 1993, guitarist and producer Mick Ronson died, aged 46, of liver cancer. "Ronno" recorded and toured with David Bowie from 1970 to 1973, co-produced (with Bowie) Lou Reed's 1972 album, Transformer, released two solo albums, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue and Play Don't Worry, and was also part Mott The Hoople and the Hunter-Ronson Band with Ian Hunter. Ronson also worked with such artists as Morrissey, Slaughter & The Dogs, The Wildhearts, The Rich Kids, Elton John, John Mellencamp and T-Bone Burnett. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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