Day In Rock 10/31: Slipknot Drug Sentence- More Greenday Silliness- Opeth Bank Robbers- Hairy Christmas- Ant Farm-1- Kid Rock X-mas- The Dream Is Over- Book Ozzfest- Stone Temple Rehab- Linkin Live- Boss Covered- Danzig Cancels- BRMC DVD- Zombie Halloween
by Keavin Wiggins
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Slipknot Drug Sentence
 siN's metal news reports: SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray will have his drug possession charges dropped in return for his acknowledgement that he was on drugs when he was involved in a minor traffic accident last summer in Des Moines.

Last week Gray pled guilty operating while under the influence of drugs. He was signed to one year on informal probation and to contribute a $500 donation to the American Red Cross.

Under the plea agreement, prosecutors dropped charges that Gray was in possession of marijuana, cocaine and syringes when his red 2001 Porsche collided with another car on June 1. No one was seriously injured..-- Click Here for the Full Story

SMaybe Scott Weiland should hire Gray's attorney?  

More Greenday Silliness
Punkbands reports: Green Day bass player Mike Dirnt wrote some words regarding the Green Day / Network controversy: "Dear Network! I don't know which one of you clowns is your leader, but listen up! Billie Joe may be obligated to put out your records, but I'm not obligated to like your band. I hope you enjoy your 15 minutes of borrowed fame, because where I come from one good record doesn't mean dick. So keep runnin' your mouths cause it'll give me a good reason to come to the Key Club and kick all your circus monkey asses!!!!"

The masked men of The Network updated their Official Website today with a message to fans. They are playing their first US show on November 22nd, 2003 at the Key Club in Hollywood, California..Click Here for the Full Story

Opeth Bank Robbers
siN's metal news reports: On Monday (October 27), the four band members of OPETH had a near miss experience, whilst caught in the crossfire on their tour bus between a gang of bank robbers and the Norwegian police during a day off on their current Scandinavian tour.

Whilst returning to the tour bus, which was parked outside Oslo's Central Station and Central Post Office, OPETH guitarist Peter Lindgren and his girlfriend Jessica witnessed a car at full speed crashing into the Central Post Office. At first, they presumed that the occupants of the vehicle were 'joy-riders', but they immediately heard gunfire, and made a hasty retreat to the tour bus.

Once within the relative safety of the tour bus, the police arrived and engaged the perpetrators in a cops and robbers style shooting only yards from the tour bus. As OPETH viewed the proceedings from the tour bus windows, they witnessed the robbers escape away from the Post Office and across the parking lot, where one of the robbers took shelter behind the OPETH tour bus.

Trying to do their civilian duty, the band tried to notify the police of the whereabouts of the hidden robber, by shining a light through the tour bus window, but without success. Unfortunately they were confined to the tour bus for quite some time due to the fact that they didn't dare leave the bus as the trigger happy police may not have realized the difference between a black-clothed bank robber, or a black-clothed metal band member.

Peter Lindgren said "It was an action filled end to a usually boring day off!" -Click Here for the Full Story

My grandfather used to work for your grandfather. Of course the rates have gone up.

Hairy Christmas
Tired of Nu-Metal?  Are you over today's cookie-monster rock currently saturating your rock airwaves?  Does the bald dude from Disturbed freak you out? 

Never fear, help is on the way!  Spend your holiday season with 80's giants like LA Guns, Faster Pussycat and Warrant as they barrel through Christmas classics like "Run Rudolph Run" (by Chuck Berry), "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," "Santa's Back in Town, " and many more.
We Wish You a Hairy Christmas is guaranteed to be a retro-classic winner at any holiday party so crank it up!
Track Listing
1.Father Christmas Warrant 
2.Naughty Naught Christmas Danger Danger 
3.Happy Holiday Enuff Z' Nuff 
4.Run Rudolph Run L.A. Guns 
5.Everyday Should Be Like Christmas Bullet Boys 
6.Jingle Bell Rock Tuff feat. Stevie Rachelle 
7.Won't Be Home for Xmas Every Mother's Nightmare 
8.I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Gilby Clarke 
9.Happy Family Pretty Boy Floyd 
10.Santa's Back in Town Toxx Gang 
11.Silent Night Faster Pussycat feat. Taime Down

FOR CONSUMERS WHO HATE: Nu-Metal, Slipknot, Korn, Disturbed, Papa Roach, Limp Bizkit
FOR CONSUMERS WHO LOVE: 80's Metal! Hair Rock! Teased Up Hair! Poison, Guns n' Roses, Faster Pussycat, L.A. Guns

Why Chip? Why? 

One Less Ant In The Farm
Much music reports: Alien Ant Farm and guitar player Terry Corso have parted ways citing "irreconcilable differences."

Singer Dryden Mitchell along with the rest of the AAF boys continued Wednesday night in Birmingham, Ala., with substitute guitarist Victor Camacho.
-Click Here for the Full Story

Kid Rock X-mas
Billboard reports: VH1 will celebrate the holidays with "A Kid Rock Christmas," a variety show featuring performances by the Detroit-based rap/rocker Rock and special guests. 

The music cable network has set a Dec. 14 airdate (9 p.m. ET) for the show. Performances will be filmed Tuesday (Nov. 4) at Detroit's Emerald Theater and edited into a 90-minute edition for TV. Also set to perform are burlesque revival troupe the Pussycat Dolls, featuring Carmen Electra and Robin Anton. Other performers will be announced soon. . Click Here for the Full Story 

Trailers don't have chimneys, but some do have hoes.  

The Dream Is Over
Reuters Reports:  DreamWorks SKG is near a deal to sell DreamWorks Records to Vivendi Universal SA's Universal Music Group for an estimated $100 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. 

DreamWorks, formed in 1994 by Steven Spielberg (news), David Geffen and Jeffrey Katzenberg, is also contemplating the sale of its music publishing arm, the source said. 

A spokeswoman for Universal Music, the world's largest music company, had no immediate comment. Officials for DreamWorks were not immediately available. .- Click Here for the Full Story

This is sad news since DW was one of the last of the bigger labels that actually believed in artist development instead of the throw the band out for six weeks and see if they stick school of thought.  

Book Ozzfest
Clear Channel and Ozzfest organizers are asking the fans to help book next year's festival tour and rate this summer's outing. Fans are asked to rate what they like about the Ozzfest and also which bands they want to see on next year's tour.  .Click Here for the Full Story 

Stone Temple Rehab 
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland was ordered on Thursday (Oct. 30) to report to a live-in detox program followed by six months in a residential drug rehab center, according to Reuters. 

The court order followed Weiland's arrest on Monday - his 36th birthday - for crashing into a parked car in Hollywood and leaving the scene of the accident. He was charged with driving under the influence. 

Weiland, who has a history of heroin addiction, which landed him jail time in 1999, was already undergoing a court-ordered drug counseling program. 

Pasadena Superior Court Commissioner Collette Serio said on Thursday that she would allow Weiland out of the residential facility for a 10-day period starting Nov. 7 for four hours a day so that he can finish recording an album with his new band VELVET REVOLVER. 

Weiland will be taken to the recording studio by a police officer and tested for drugs immediately on his return..-Click Here for the Full Story 

Linkin Live
The PRP reports: The track listing for Linkin Park's forthcoming live CD/DVD package, "Live In Texas", has been released and is as follows:
01 - "Somewhere I Belong"
02 - "Lying From You"
03 - "Papercut"
04 - "Points Of Authority"
05 - "Runaway"
06 - "Faint"
07 - "From The Inside"
08 - "P5hng Me A*wy"
09 - "Numb"
10 - "Crawling"
11 - "In The End"
12 - "One Step Closer"
The effort will be released on November 18th through Warner.

 Click Here for the Full Story

"For as long as I can remember people have hated me."

Boss Covered
A large group of artists have donated cover version of Bruce Springsteen classics to benefit the Parkinson's Disease Foundation and the Kristen Ann Carr Fund. The 2-disc CD is entitled "Light of Day," and is in stores now.  

Track list
Elliott Murphy - Better Days
Dion - Book of Dreams
Lucky 7 - Valentine's Day
Dan Bern - Thunder Road - Candy's Room
The Mystic Knights of the Sea (featuring Dan Baird & Rick Richards) - Johnny 99
Nils Lofgren - Man at the Top
Cindy Bullens - If I Should Fall Behind
Matthew Ryan - Something in the Night
Sid Griffin - Highway Patrolman
Billy Brag & the Blokes - Mansion on the Hill
Joe D'Urso & Stone Caravan - Badlands
Steve Wynn - State Trooper
Gary Lucas' Gods and Monsters - Ain't Got You
Elvis Costello - Brilliant Disguise
Pete Yorn - New York City Serenade
Graham Parker - Pink Cadillac
Jesse Malin - Hungry Heart
Garland Jeffreys - Streets of Philadelphia
Jason Ringenberg - My Hometown
Joe Grushecky - Light of Day
Rosie Flores - Lucky Town
Willie Nile - Downbound Train
Kirk Kelly - Downbound Train
Patty Griffin - Stolen Car
Paradise Brothers - Souls of the Departed
Mark Wright - Two Hearts
Graziano Romani - The Promise
Joe Ely - Working On The Highway
The Clarks - The River
Tom Cochrane - Secret Garden
John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band - E Street Shuttle
Cowboy Mouth - Born to Run
Marc Broussard - Back to Your Arms
Jennifer Glass - Bobby Jean
The Format - For You

Danzig Cancels
Looks like tonight's Danzig / Murder Dolls / Jugulur show been canceled due to So Cal fired raging near the San Bern. County venue the show was supposed to happen at. This is not CONFIRMED, so if you planned on going to the show call the venue to confirm! 

Other sad news, Orange county rockers Wonderlove will play their final show together tonight at the Gypsy Lounge in Lake Forrest. Looks like the two time O.C. Music Awards "Best Live Band" winners have decided to part ways. Vocalist Chris Paul Overall will go solo, guitarist Brian McIntire has joined Long Beach Devilboys and antiFEST 03' alums "Johnny Jones and the Suffering Halos". - best of luck to all the guys!  

You can check out Wonderlove's latest video here: Hi - Lo

NME reports: BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB are currently compiling a collection of songs from their recent world tour for a special DVD package.

However, the band first have to overcome the hurdle of actually finding the footage needed to create the disc.

Speaking to NME.COM, guitarist Peter Hayes said: "A lot of people come up to us and say we should do it so it's something we're seriously considering. I'd like to take a song from Germany, Italy, Australia and England and put a whole set together. That would be kind of fun to get one really good song from each gig."
.Click Here for the Full Story 

Rhino Bucket II
[press release]After 9 long years of waiting, Rhino Bucket is currently recording a new EP!.... looking for a new contract!!!!!

Rhino Bucket recorded two albums for Warner Bros/EMI back in '90 and '92 and and [sic] independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright. They had one song on the Wayne's World Movie Soundtrack but got little recognition because of the sudden emergence of Nirvana and Grunge music. They had been known for an awesome boogie rock style similar to AC/DC, but all original very well written music with very catchy licks and rhythm. The lead singer Georg Dolivo has a voice that you would swear was Bon Scott back from the dead, and Georg is a natural at the sneery rasp that Bon could only have done. (So I thought, being a 20 plus year solid AC/DC fan). Plus origional[sic] licks with guitarist Brian Forsythe(from Kix)& Reeve Downes on bass. If you put their first cd in a changer with Highway to Hell, Powerage, Let There Be Rock and High Voltage, you would probably think it was a whole unreleased AC/DC album with Bon Scott. The original music and lyrics stand up on their own and in my opinion their previously releases could easily be mistaken for new releases.

After a seven year hiatus Rhino Bucket has been doing some bar dates in Southern California and they also have recorded several new tunes and are currently arranging a new EP. with the resurgence in popularity of hard rock. They are currently looking for a record label to pick them up to release a new album and want to start a tour around North America in 2004. .Click Here for the Full Story 

Zombie Halloween
For those who missed the special Halloween guest Top 5 with Rob Zombie on antiMUSIC. Here it is to help celebrate this special day, followed by the final Rocktober Song of the Day, from Rob of course! 

Rob Zombie's Top 5 Favorite Horror Films  

5)  Zombie Lake - This one is just really weird. Maybe not the best zombie movie, but for some reason I like it anyway. 

4)  Dawn of the Dead - As a sequel, it's outstanding and a great political commentary on how people are zombified by their culture. Where else can you get a Zombie Mexican Biker Pie Fight? 

3)  I Walked With a Zombie - This one is classic but a little unknown. They had a really different approach to the storytelling in this one which I why I like it. 

2)  Night of the Living Dead - This movie was simply groundbreaking for the black and white zombie genre. George Romero had people freaking out with the whole idea of zombies coming alive and eating people.  

1) White Zombie - Nothing like a little voodoo to make your woman love you more. Plus it's got Bela Lugosi.

.Check out Rob Zombie's new career retrospect "Past Present and Future".

Rocktober Song of the Day

Rocktober 31th:
Rob Zombie - "Demonoid Phenomena" 
Previously unreleased video
Hi - Lo
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Trivia Answer
We had a bit o' trivia yesterday with posted lyrics to a mock cover of Temple of the Dog's "Hunger Strike".  We got this guess from Jesus Schwartz: "...I'm trying for the "big prize" for the Temple Of The Dog story: was that quote from that dude who used to do those MTV promos who would do improv renditions of the popular songs from 10 years ago or so, with the jazz band behind him? I never knew his name,  but he did that one, "Jeremy spoke in, class today...Jeremy's spoken, yesterday...on and  on, he never shuts up"...or, "bow wow wow yippie-yo yippie-yay, Snoop Dogg is in the mutha-grabin' hayyouse! Hayyouse! that's silly the way he says that. Hayyouse!" 

Answer: Nope that wasn't it but good guess! The campy cover came from Enuff Z'nuff. It was during a three-hour radio show they did in March of 1993 for Y108 in Chicago. Most of the show was straight forward unplugged songs, including a whole section called "Stump the Beatle" (very cool covers of the Fab Four) but they are known to screw around when given the opportunity and they did especially with this cover! That's where that cover came from. So no one won the big prize of a set of Monarch Special Edition Lars Series Kitchen Wear. For those who missed it here is the real audio again (includes a song they wrote "on-air".)

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