Ozzfest Called Off?- Limp Bizkit Shotgun- New Travis Barker Video- Evanescence Of A Down in Rio- Abomination Reunion- Samiam Return- Danny Lilker's New Band- more

05/10/2011
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The Day in Rock Digest for 05/10/11: Rock News Desk has this from the Rumormill: This year's Ozzfest touring show may have been called off. The event's website has removed the holding page for its 2011 bill and a forum post asking for fans to suggest acts has been deleted.

Limp Bizkit plan to release a new single, "Shotgun," from their long-awaited new album Gold Cobra. more

Former Anthrax man Danny Lilker has unveiled his new black metal outfit Nokturnal Hellstorm. The bassist says: "I wanted to play pure black metal again. While a lot of people were drawn to the more sensational aspects of the scene and lost interest when all that died down, I was still drawn to the music." more

Travis Barker has posted his video for "Misfits" from his debut solo album, Give the Drummer Some. The track features Steve Aoki of Dim Mak and countless other bands and collaborations on vocals. more

Decapitated have selected Carnival Is Forever as the name for their fifth studio album and Nuclear Blast Records debut. more

Evanescence and System Of A Down have been confirmed for this year's Rock In Rio festival, which will take place September 23 - October 2 more

Behemoth mainman Nergal has paid tribute to his bandmates for their support during his battle against leukaemia. more

Hopeless Records will be reuniting with Samiam to release their upcoming full length. The as-yet untilted album will be the third from the band through Hopeless and their first since 2006. more

Google Inc could launch a new online music service as early as Tuesday, which will be similar to a service recently started by Amazon.com Inc, The Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter. more

Abomination, the 1990s band formed by Master mainman Paul Speckmann, will reform for a 17-date European tour in November 2011 more

Cro-Mags frontman John Joseph is offering guided walking tours of New York City's lower east side district in a bid to preserve its social history. more

This Or The Apocalypse, Affiance, Deception Of A Ghost, and Last Chance To Reason will tour together briefly in late-June and early-July. more

Vreid will embark upon a North American headlining trek this August. more

Death Breath - the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former Entombed drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (most recently the frontman of The Hellacopters and Imperial State Electric) - has canceled its appearance at the Maryland Deathfest Ix, set to take place May 26-29 in Baltimore. more

Motionless In White has parted ways with guitarist TJ Bell. more

Black Mark has set a July 18 U.K. release date for a limited-edition Bathory vinyl box set . The collection, which is being released in honor of the band's late mastermind Quorthon more

On this day in 1969, Led Zeppelin made their first appearance on the U.K. album chart when the band's debut album charted at #6, going on to spend 71 weeks on the U.K. chart. It entered the U.S. chart the following week at #10. Now considered one of the most important debuts in rock, creating an entirely new interpretation of the rock and roll genre because of the groundbreaking music and recording techniques, the album was recorded in just 36 hours.

On this day in 1999, American singer, songwriter poet, cartoonist, screenwriter, and author of children's books Shel Silverstein died of a heart attack aged 57. Wrote, "A Boy Named Sue" for Johnny Cash (which Silverstein won a Grammy for in 1970) and many songs for Dr. Hook including "Sylvia's Mother" and "The Cover of the Rolling Stone." Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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