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Breaking Benjamin Break Up?- Deftones Far Project Release Free EP- Alice Cooper Maze- Biohazard Set Date- Ozzy Osbourne Loses Teeth- Slash- more


08/03/2011
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(Billboard) Breaking Benjamin's longtime lineup is breaking apart after lead singer Benjamin Burnley reportedly fired guitarist Aaron Fincke and bassist Mark Klepaski over an unauthorized remix of the band's song "Blow Me Away." more

(The 1st Five) †††, otherwise known as Crosses, is the new sideproject from Chino Moreno of Deftones and Shaun Lopez and Scott Chuck of Far. The band just released today a FREE EP, simply titled EP †. According to interviews with Moreno, the plan is to release a series of EPs in the end. more

(CR) A special Alice Cooper Maze is being opened by Universal Studios in time for Halloween. Alice Cooper: Welcome To My Nightmare is to be part of the new Halloween Horror Maze at the studios in Hollywood. more

Gollum will perform at the Raleigh stop of the Corporate Beverage Mayhem Festival today. Said drummer, Seth Long: "We eat, sleep, and breathe our craft so that we can come play in the company of such notable musicians. We are humbled yet anxious while knowing that although, it is a big honor to play this event, we are more than ready to serve the audience what they deeply deserve, a RAW to the BONE, metal show!"

(BW&BK) Biohazard have revealed a few details about the bands forthcoming new album, which is going to be entitled Reborn In Defiance. The band's first mutual album in it's original lineup in 16 years will be released September 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records. more

(Jam!) Ozzy Osbourne has a dental problem - his two front teeth have fallen out ahead of a show on Thursday. The rocker called his manager wife Sharon Osbourne just before she made an appearance on U.S. chat show Chelsea Lately on Monday night and told her of his dental drama. more

(BW&BK) According to Express & Star, the search is on to find a new home for a classic car once owned by Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. Bruce Screen has been the proud owner of the 1915 Ford Model T since he swapped it for another car 11 years ago. more

(BMN) Slash (Velvet Revolver, ex-Guns N' Roses) writes on his Twitter page that he has just started the "second round of pre-production" on his new solo album. "It's going to be a rockin' fn' record," the axeman says. more

(The 1st Five) FYF and Vans are running a series of free shows dubbed “The Vans House Parties” in New York. The first few free shows have feature bands such as No Age, Superchunk, OFF!, ----ed Up, Cro-Mags, and a few others. more

(BW&BK) Exhumed has announced the European leg of their on-going All Guts, No Glory touring for this October. The band will be joined once again by label-mates Cephalic Carnage more

(LG) Rorschach have lined up a handful of West Coast shows, during which the group will play material material spanning their entire (albeit, limited) discography. more

(NME) Staind have announced a UK tour for October. The band will play four shows in the autumn, which kick off at Glasgow's Garage on October 6 and run until October 10 more

(BW&BK) Children Of Bodom have been forced to cancel their performance at the Global East Festival in Ukraine due to the local promoter not being able to fulfill his end of the contract. more

(BMN) The members of Megadeth made a brief stop to visit the Los Angeles–class attack submarine USS Helena (SSN 725) at the Naval Station in Norfolk, Virginia yesterday (Monday, August 1). more

On this day in 1963, The Beatles played their last ever performance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. The Beatles, whose fee for their first performance at the Cavern had been £5, received a fee of £300 for this performance.

On this day in 1968, The Doors started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with “Hello I Love You.” the group's second U.S. #1.

On this day in 1971, Paul McCartney announced the formation of his new group Wings with his wife Linda and former Moody Blues guitarist and singer Denny Laine.

On this day in 1991, Metallica held a playback party to launch their self-titled album [aka Black Album] at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Kurt Cobain and Chris Novoselic from Nirvana both attended. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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