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Day In Rock 4/29: Idol Bo Drug Busts- Motley Transvestite- Zakk Wylde Fight- Osbourne Knock Out- Coldplay Tour- Iran Metal- Deftones- Slayer- Saxon- Perry Farrell- Madball- Riot- Coheed And September- Seether- COC- Sick of Fat Wreck- Ozzfest Mystery- P2P Jail- Amen Illness- Staind- Taproot- Memphis Bleek Arrested- Gwen Beats 50 Cent- GFR Murder Conviction- Bob Mould- Arch Enemy- MC5 DVD-  more
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Idol Bo Drug Busts
AP reports: "American Idol" finalist Bo Bice was arrested twice in the past four years on drug charges, a Web site reported Thursday but Fox TV is standing by the long-haired rocker. 

"From the beginning, Bo was honest and forthcoming in revealing his previous indiscretions and their outcome," the network said in response to the report on thesmokinggun.com. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Zakk Wylde Fight
Blabbermouth reports: Patrick Orr of Boise's The Idaho Statesman has issued the following report: 

Things got Wylde at The Big Easy this afternoon, and a concert scheduled for tonight got canceled soon after. 

Boise Police were summoned to the concert club around 3 p.m. after getting a call about a possible fight. When they arrived, they found that considerable damage had been done inside The Big Easy. Witnesses said the damage was done by guitarist Zakk Wylde using a baseball bat, Boise police spokeswoman Lynn Hightower said. 

Officers detained Wylde and another man, Charles Hurd, for about a half hour. Nobody involved wanted to press charges, so the case was dropped, police said. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Motley Transvestite
Contact Music reports: Rocker TOMMY LEE is playing down his latest romantic encounter after reportedly seducing a transvestite in a Seattle, Washington club. 

According to onlookers, the rocker invited his date into a VIP area of the club and spent the evening kissing her before she headed for the restrooms and was spotted relieving herself at the men's urinals. The news didn't get back to Tommy Lee, however, and the drummer left the club with his new friend. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Osbourne Knock Out
KNAC reports: Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon are so proud of their son, Jack. 

They tripped to Thailand to cheer on their son Jack in his first Thai kickboxing match. 

Ozzy's only son put on the boxing gloves and a traditional headband. Apparently Jack is bad ass, because in front of a crowd in a stadium in the twon of Pattaya, it only took him eight seconds to knock out a veteran Thai fighter known as "The Man". [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Coldplay Tour
liveDaily reports: Coldplay, which is gearing up for the June release of its new album, has lined up an imminent handful of shows at clubs and theaters, and has revealed the first batch of dates for a late-summer amphitheater run. organizers have confirmed five dates for the band's late-summer run on the U.S. amphitheater circuit; the itinerary so far comprises four August stops and one late-September show. [see full story for all of the known dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Iran Metal
KNAC reports: Heavy metal band Koht Mian has released its first album in Tehran, and the kids are eating it up. 

Even though dancing and singing to western music in the Islamic republic is punishable by whipping, the instrumental album (CDs featuring only music, without lyrics, often do not require authorization to be published), entitled "Eksir", has proved very popular with young Iranians who lined up outside local stores to buy a copy of the new release. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Deftones Delay
Blabbermouth reports: DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno revealed during a recent radio interview with Zane Lowe of BBC Radio 1 that the group's new album will now not surface until the fall.

[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Slayer Shoes
Blabbermouth reports: Due to popular demand, the limited-edition SLAYER Old Skools Vans shoes have once again been made available via the Shop.Vans.com web site. SLAYER are one of the latest additions to the Vans' band shoe project (LTDs). [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Saxon For Motorhead Bash
Blabbermouth reports: British heavy metal legends SAXON have been confirmed for MOTÖRHEAD's 30th Anniversary concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, U.K. on June 16. Also appearing on the bill will be GIRLSCHOOL. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Farrell's New Gig
Blabbermouth reports: SATELLITE PARTY, the new band featuring vocalist Perry Farrell (JANE'S ADDICTION, PORNO FOR PYROS) and Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME), are in the process of mixing their debut album for a tentative early 2006 release. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Madball Ferret
Blabbermouth reports: New York hardcore legends MADBALL have inked a deal with Ferret Records. The band will enter the studio in May with producer Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL, THROWDOWN) to begin recording their new album, "Legacy", tentatively due on August 9. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Mayhem Bands
BW&BK reports: The lineup for his year's Minneapolis Mayhem 2 Metalfest (www.minneapolismayhem.com) which will take place over two days - Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th at Star Central in Columbia Heights, MN has been finalized. Here is the confirmed running order: 

Friday, May 6th: DEW-SCENTED, USURPER, NOVEMBERS DOOM, THROCULT, EPICUREAN, ESTUARY, LUPARA, CYST, SI6KS.[see full story for sat's lineup]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Metal Racing
BW&BK reports: According to a posting at SKID ROW's website, resident speed freak Rachel Bolan (bass) will be joining AC/DC singer Brian Johnson, AEROSMITH guitarist Brad Whitford, JACKYL frontman Jesse Dupree and Ralph Sheheen (from Speed News/NASCAR Nation) in Indianapolis, In to run time trials in Nextel cup style stock cars. You can watch it on Speed Channel Thursday April 28th at 7:30 PMz EST. - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Riot Quiet?
BW&BK reports: According to Melodicrock.com, RIOT singer Mike DiMeo has left the band. A source told the site that "Over the years Riot has become a revolving door of musicians. That situation can become very frustrating. Also, the fact that Riot does no more then a few shows a year only adds to the frustration.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Cinderella Stripped
BW&BK reports: According to Melodicrock.com CINDERELLA are heading out to New York, May 9 to record acoustic material for the VH-1 Stripped TV special and possible DVD to be released later in the year. In other news, singer Tom Kiefer will be in Denver, CO this Saturday singing the National Anthem on ESPN for the Nuggets/Spurs NBA Play Off game (tip off 8:30 PM Mtn). [see full story for tour dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Coheed And September
IAYM reports: Coheed And Cambria are now eyeing a tentative September release through Columbia for their forthcoming new album "Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through The Eyes Of Madness".[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Seether Dates
IAYM reports: Seether have lined up a wealth of new dates. They include: 

April 28th Detroit, Michigan Masonic Temple 
April 29th Memphis, Tennessee Tom Lee Park 
April 30th Richmond, Virginia Classic Amphitheatre 
May 06th Louisville, Kentucky Jillian's 
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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COC Support
IAYM reports: Weedeater and Alabama Thunderpussy have been added to the bill for Corrosion Of Conformity's forthcoming June/July tour [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Sick of Fat Wreck
IAYM reports: Sick Of It All have written over a dozen new songs thus far towards their upcoming new full-length and are tentatively planning to enter the studio in late August to begin recording the effort. Meanwhile the band have parted ways with their label Fat Wreck[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Ozzfest Mystery
IAYM reports: Seems that a second "Mystery Band" slot has been added to www.ozzfest.com as part of the bill for the Hot Topic Second Stage of this year's upcoming "Ozzfest" festival run.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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