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Day In Rock 1/29: Ryan Adams Injury Serious - Ozzfest- James Brown Arrested- Kid Crow- Retro White Stripes- Disturbed- The Living Jet Vines- Metallica On Top- Dickies Drummer Joins T.S.O.L.- Meet Crystal Method- Red Hot Solo- Korn Drama- Rush Tour In Doubt- Rock No More?- Godsmack, plus more
by Keavin Wiggins
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The Day in Rock Thursday- antiMUSIC.com's look at Today's Top Rock News Stories From Across the Web

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Ryan Adams Injury Serious 
NME.com reports: RYAN ADAMS could lose 20 per cent of the movement in his wrist following a horrific fall in LIVERPOOL that has forced the cancellation of his NME AWARDS SHOW next month. 

On Sunday (January 25) Adams called NME.COM to give his only interview about the accident, which happened at the Liverpool Royal Court (January 22). Adams fell six feet into the orchestra pit and fractured his left wrist during ‘Shadowlands'. His leg is also injured and his microphone smashed his lip as he fell. 

He told NME.COM: "I heard the noise but I didn't feel the pain. The sound of my wrist breaking off my arm was really loud. It popped. People heard it. I think you could hear the break. I remember thinking ‘OK, my neck is fine', then making sure my back was OK. Then people came to help me. Then I looked at my arm and went ‘Oh s***!' To begin with I thought it was just swollen but after a first glance I knew exactly what had happened. I was thinking ‘This is it, it's f***ed'."

By the time the medics arrived, Adams was close to passing out. He continued: "By the time I walked off and saw it, it was so f***ing heinous. These ER people had to cut off all my bracelets. When they were cutting them off my 1974 tattoo, blood was coming out of my skin even though there was no cut. It was trickling through my pores. That was when I almost fainted. Some people couldn't look at it. "- Click Here for the Full Story 

Read more of the interview by clicking on the full story link

Ozzfest
Blabbermouth reports: A HATEBREED forum moderator has confirmed reports that SLIPKNOT and HATEBREED are in talks to co-headline the second stage at this year's Ozzfest (as first reported here on January 25). Writing in response to forum postings about the bands that are scheduled to take part in the festival, the moderator said, "Right now all of this is rumors except the SLIPKNOT/HATEBREED co-headline thing, I dont see a problem with HATEBREED going before SLIPKNOT 'cause SLIPKNOT is a multiplatinum group regardless of if they suck. That is how the industry works." 

As previously reported, Ozzy Osbourne is expected to top a main-stage Ozzfest bill this year that will probably include veteran British heavy metallers JUDAS PRIEST. Other rumored acts for the festival include DAMAGEPLAN and VELVET REVOLVER. - Click Here for the Full Story 

James Brown Arrested
AP reports: AIKEN, S.C. - Soul singer James Brown was arrested Wednesday on domestic violence charges, authorities said. 

Brown, 70, was booked into the county jail and was to appear at a bond hearing, said jail supervisor Nicholas Gallam. 

Brown, who lives in South Carolina, served a 2 1/2-year prison term after a 1988 arrest on drug and assault charges and was convicted of a drug-related offense in 1998. He was granted a pardon by the state in May. - Click Here for the Full Story 

Kid Crow
Net Music Countdown reports: Though they're not making the love connection any more, Sheryl Crow and Kid Rock plan on recording an entire album of duets. 

While an item last year, the two had a breakout hit with the ballad "Picture" and are going to reteam in attempt to capture even more lightning in a bottle. Or at least on tape. Or hard disc. 

Kid Rock said, "We love to make music together, and we have so much fun doing it."- Click Here for the Full Story 

Retro White Stripes
Ananova reports: The White Stripes are to release another track from their Elephant album as a single - but on seven-inch vinyl only. 

There's No Home For You Here will be backed by a 10-minute version of Ball and Biscuit, reports NME.com. 

The Detroit duo release the single on March 15. - Click Here for the Full Story 

Vinyl is cool, yeah, yeah, yeah. 

Disturbed Singer
Digital Noise reports: Disturbed singer David Draiman has broken the silence surrounding the departure of their bassist Fuzz in mid-December. 

Fuzz's departure from Disturbed was a long time coming, according to Draiman. 

"I don't want to drag anyone through the mud, there were just personality conflicts," Draiman told MTV.com, breaking over a month of silence. "It wasn't a relationship that could continue anymore, and we had to go our separate ways. When you're in a band, chemistry is very important. But we wish him all the best. We bear him no ill will." 

The band is currently in the process of auditioning new bass players and are narrowing down the field of interested players and plan to bring four to six of them to Chicago in February for tryouts. - Click Here for the Full Story 

Kathy's revenge?

The Living Jet Vines
Aversion reports: The Living End is coming to America. 

The Australian act will warm up for a full tour with a series of small-scale gigs supported by Maxeen and Jackson United. The Living End is touring to support its Modern ARTillery release, while Maxeen works its epynonymous debut (2003, Side One Dummy)and Jackson United, which features Foo Fighter Chris Shifflet, will support its own self-titledEP (2003, Magnificent Records). 

After the band gets the kinks worked out of its show, it will join Jet and The Vines on tour. - Click Here for the Full Story 

You know where to click to get those tour dates

Camp Freddy Get Ready
Blabbermouth reports: CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), entered a Los Angeles studio last week to begin recording their all-star "covers" album for Sanctuary Records. Tracking began on a number of songs, and although the track listing and guest appearances will be kept under wraps, the album is being made in the same spirit as the shows — amazing rock songs performed by a diverse and exciting list of artists. - Click Here for the Full Story 

Metallica Best Seller
Metal-Sludge reports: Looks like when you cruch all the numbers for the soundscan era, Metallica come out way on top of the heavy rock heap (sludge friendly heavy rock that is). Metal-Sludge just compiled a list of the top soundscan numbers for a variety of heavy rock bands and Metallica came in first. It must be noted that Soundscan went into effect in May of 1991, so sales previous to that date are not included. These numbers represent artist total cd sales in North America from 1991 until now. 

Here are the Top 10 (see the full story link to view the rest of the list)
1. METALLICA - 44,339,994
2. AEROSMITH - 25,302,355
3. AC/DC - 20,095,641
4. GUNS N'ROSES - 18,692,707
5. OZZY OSBOURNE - 13,810,371
6. KISS - 7,716,667
7. MOTLEY CRUE - 6,894,092
8. MEGADETH - 6,873,227
9. POISON - 4,541,197
10. SKID ROW - 3,098,218
- Click Here for the Full Story 

Dream Theatre Additions
siN's metal news reports: Two more dates have been confirmed for DREAM THEATER's upcoming "an evening with" North American tour. 

New Dates:
March 07- San Diego, CA @ Spreckels Theater
March 08- Phoenix, AZ @ Celebrity Theater - Click Here for the Full Story 

See full story link for full list of tour dates

Tantric Delay
siN's metal news reports: TANTRIC have bumped back the release date of their new album 'After We Go' to February 24th. To tide their fans over, the band has added 3 more tracks from the album to their Hey Now online player. - Click Here for the Full Story 

See full story link for tour dates and the online player

Dickies Drummer Joins T.S.O.L.
Day In Rock Exclusive: The Dickies drummer, Anthony "Tiny" Biuso, has joined punk legends T.S.O.L. 

"It's an honor to be playing with T.S.O.L. and the Dickies, two great bands," Biuso told the Day In Rock. 

Biuso has been a member of The Dickies for about a year, having joined that group in time to take part in the Misfits Fiend Tour last summer that also featured The Damned, Agnostic Front, D.I., and the tour's namesake The Misfits (well Jerry Only with Marky Ramone and Dez Cadena). 

Biuso previously played with Rude Awakening and Full Metal Racket, as well as various projects in Hollywood. As he really lives up to the cliché "have sticks, will travel." 

He'll be getting his first taste of T.S.O.L. on the road when the group kicks off their Western U.S. tour this Friday in San Diego. 

T.S.O.L. Tour Dates

 (w/The Bronx, Red Tape)
01/30 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah (21+) 
01/31 - South Gate, CA - The Allen Theatre
02/1 - San Luis Obispo, CA - SLO Brew 

(w/ Thought Riot, Red Tape)
02/3 - San Jose, CA - Blank Club (21+) 
02/4 - Santa Cruz, CA - Vet's Hall 
02/5 - San Francisco, CA - The Pound 
02/6 - Sacramento, CA - The Blue Lamp (21+) 
02/7 - Portland, OR - Ash Street (21+) 
02/9 - Seattle, WA - Chop Suey (21+) 
02/10 - Eugene, OR - WOW Hall 
02/11 - Medford, OR - Q's Music Hall (21+) 
02/12 - Reno, NV - New Oasis 
02/13 - Fresno, CA- Big Game 

(w/ F-Minus)
02/14 - Mammoth, CA - Mammoth Mountain - Click Here for the Full Story 

Now if we can get the Dickies to tour with T.S.O.L it might kill Tiny but it would make for one hell of tour!

Meet Crystal Method
(press release) reports: With the advent of CD burning many bands are putting enhanced material on their CDs to generate record sales. However, The Crystal Method have come up with a more creative and exciting way.....they want to meet you and sign you CD booklet!! As a "Thank You" to their fans, The Crystal Method is happy to announce that each person who brings along a copy of the inner booklet from their Legion of Boom CD will get to meet the band following each and every show.- Click Here for the Full Story 

Check the full story link for tour dates

Red Hot Solo
(press release) reports: John Frusciante from the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be releasing his fourth solo album "Shadows Collide With People" on Warner Brothers next month. The album in-store date is February 24 for the U.S. and February 23 worldwide. 

Shadows Collide With People is the singer-songwriter-guitarist's most accessible and melodic to date. With Shadows Collide With People - the only new music likely from any of the Peppers while the band is on hiatus - one of rock's most highly respected musicians comes out of the shadows. 

Here is the full track listing for the album: 

Carvel 
Omission 
Regret 
Ricky 
Second Walk 
Everyperson 
- 00 Ghost 27 
Wednesday's Song 
This Cold 
Failure 33 Object Song To Sing When I'm Lonely 
Time Goes Back 
In Relief 
Water 
Cut Out 
Chances 
23 Go Into End 
The Slaughter - Click Here for the Full Story 

Click on the Full Story Link to visit our Mandatory Media section to preview three songs from the CD. 

Korn Drama
MTV reports: There's Drama in Jonathan Davis' future, and he's delighted about it. 

The Korn singer has signed a band called the Drama to his own group's Elementree Records and will produce Drama's debut album for release later this year. 

"It's a band out of Sacramento by way of Seattle," Davis said recently. "It's really dark, dark rock. I'm excited about it. It's definitely going to make waves." - Click Here for the Full Story 

Rush Tour In Doubt
Ananona reports: Fans of Canadian rockers Rush have been told the band's 30th anniversary world tour is hanging in the balance following the guitarist's arrest over allegedly attacking a policeman. 

The tour, which it is understood was to include up to 55 dates in Europe and North America from May, could be in jeopardy if US prosecutors charge Alex Zivojinovich with the offence. 

The 50-year-old was arrested New Year's Eve for alleged aggravated battery on a Florida law enforcement officer, and could face a jail term if he is charged and convicted of the offence. 

On Monday, Florida state prosecutors announced a decision on whether to charge him would be revealed in two weeks, reports www.news-press.com. - Click Here for the Full Story 

Rock No More?
Blabbermouth reports: Former FAITH NO MORE/current FANTOMAS singer Mike Patton has reportedly recorded six songs for his upcoming "pop" solo album, "Comfort System", with Norwegian producer John Erik Kaada (CLOROFORM). 

"I've been working with Mike in San Francisco, and soon he'll come over to my studio in Norway to add some vocals to [the recordings]," Kaada told Norway's Dagbladet. 

While Patton's pop-project probably won't see the light of day until 2005, he and Kaada have worked together on a noise-record for some time that is going to be released shortly.- Click Here for the Full Story 

Godsmack In March
RIFTrock reports: Godsmack will be releasing their acoustic EP The Other Side on March 16th. The EP was originally scheduled for release in December of 2003, but was delayed. - Click Here for the Full Story 

Supergrass Greatest
Ananova reports: Supergrass are to release a greatest hits compilation to coincide with their 10th anniversary. 

The band are currently in the studio working on songs that will be included on the as-yet-untitled record. 

The band will contribute two new songs, and all their singles to date will be on the album, reports NME. - Click Here for the Full Story 

Flawed Release
Shoutweb reports: Flaw have set a May 4th release date for their forthcoming sophomore effort. The as-yet-untitled effort will be preceded by a soon to be announced single on March 23rd. More news about the album is expected soon. - Click Here for the Full Story 

Fleetwood Demos
Rolling Stone reports: Rhino Records will reissue Fleetwood Mac's landmark late Seventies albums Fleetwood Mac, Rumours and Tusk on March 23rd. 

The expanded version of Fleetwood Mac, originally released in 1975 and the first to feature Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks, will include a previously unreleased jam, along with four alternate takes of album cuts. Both Rumours (1977) and Tusk (1979) will come with a full disc of unreleased demos and outtakes. - Click Here for the Full Story 

RS has the complete track listing plus more info on these releases
 
 

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