Day In Rock 1/13: Wyclef Mobbed-  Eminem Vs Source-No Bush For Kid Rock- A Perfect Soundtrack- Bob Marley Disentomb- D'Angelo DUI- INXS- Elvi- Warped Offspring- Maiden Leeds- Velvet Revolver Tour- Love Harassed- Ramones PBS- Slipknot Shoes- Lohan, Simpsons Worst Dressed- Meshuggah- Lostprophets- Six Feet Under- Busted Go Bust- Green Day- Incubus Grants- more
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Wyclef Mobbed
Contactmusic reports: FUGEES star WYCLEF JEAN was mobbed in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, on Tuesday (11JAN05) when he returned to his homeland to launch a new education initiative. 

Jean was back in Haiti to visit an after-school programme in slum Cite Soleil that provides sports training for local kids. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

No Bush For Kid Rock
Contactmusic reports: Organisers of US President GEORGE W BUSH's inauguration are confused by reports KID ROCK has been ousted from the list of performers - because he was "never booked" in the first place. 

Kid Rock, real name ROBERT RITCHIE, was recently the target of outrage from several conservative groups when it was reported the star might be included in the president's festivities. 

The CAMPAIGN FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES sent out emails to 2.5 million supporters decrying the appearance. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Eminem Vs Source
MTV reports: It seems that there is no resolution in sight in the ongoing verbal feud between Eminem and The Source. On Tuesday evening in Detroit, Em and Source co-owner David Mays got into an off-air verbal confrontation at radio station WDTJ-FM. 

Reports are still coming in, but according to sources close to the altercation, Mays was being interviewed at the station for an evening radio program. Some of Mays' words were directed toward the Motor City SoundScan king. 

Shortly thereafter, Eminem arrived at the station with approximately 10 men. While sources say that no violence took place, there was plenty of shouting and four-letter words being flung. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Subpop Goldmine
MTV reports: If you weren't hip enough (or old enough) to join Sub Pop Records' now-defunct Singles Club in 1988, now's your chance to score the entire run of rare 45s by the likes of Nirvana, the White Stripes, the Get Up Kids, Death Cab for Cutie, Sonic Youth, Modest Mouse, Soundgarden and more. Someone has posted their entire collection of more than 125 singles on eBay in an auction that ends on Thursday. The bad news? Bidding has already hit $4,500.- Click Here for the Full Story 
A Perfect Soundtrack
MTV reports: One of the two original compositions on A Perfect Circle's most recent release, eMOTIVe, will be the featured song in the upcoming Keanu Reeves thriller flick "Constantine." "Passive," the second single off the album, features the band's Maynard James Keenan and Billy Howerdel collaborating with Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor and Danny Lohner.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: MTV also has news on Jay-Z Brings Pal Foxy Brown Back To Def Jam, Ashlee Simpson Shrugs Off Orange Bowl Booing, Ashanti, Nelly, Alicia, Ludacris Help Radio Beat Back Satellite Threat, Fashion-Hater Blackwell Heaves Up 45th Annual Worst-Dressed Women List and more click here to check it out

Bob Marley Disentomb
E! Online reports: Bob Marley's widow plans to exhume the remains of the late reggae king and rebury them in his "spiritual resting place" of Ethiopia on what would have been his 60th birthday. 

"We are working on bringing his remains to Ethiopia," Rita Marley told the Associated Press Wednesday. "It is part of Bob's own mission." [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

D'Angelo DUI
AP reports: R&B artist Michael Eugene Archer, better known as D'Angelo, was charged with drunken driving and drug possession after a traffic stop, police said. 

Police in suburban Richmond arrested the Grammy Award-winning singer early Sunday. A subsequent search turned up "what we believe to be cocaine and marijuana," said Chesterfield police Capt. Karl Leonard. He said the substances will be analyzed. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Queen Dimebag Tribute
antiMUSIC reports: The Queen Musical 'We Will Rock You' may add a tribute to Pantera/Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell Abbott during a key sequence in the show. Dimebag was shot by a deranged fans that stormed the stage during a Damageplan concert in Ohio last month (see story). 

Paul Crook is a familiar name to metalheads from his days in Anthrax and to rockers for his work with Meatloaf. Paul's latest gig is playing Brian May's guitar parts in the Las Vegas production of "We Will Rock You". 

antiMUSIC's Debbie Seagle interviewed Paul a few days after the tragic murder for a special feature on our sister site Rocknworld.com. While the main focus of the interview was on the musical, how Paul got the gig and Queen's influence, the conversation eventually turned to the senseless murder of Dimebag, who was a friend of Paul's. 

During their interview Paul told Debbie that Brian May is working to include a photo of Dimebag in the show during a sequence that pays tribute to rock icons that suffered untimely deaths. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

INXS Charity Single
Herald Sun reports: INXS started work on a superstar charity single for tsunami disaster victims yesterday. 

The band met at a Sydney studio to record music for a version of the Pretenders hit, I'll Stand By You. 

Music mogul Michael Gudinski, photographer Serge Thomann and manager David Edwards are assembling an all-star vocal group to sing on the track. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Elvis 1000th 1 No 1
BBC reports: Elvis Presley is on course to claim the 1,000th UK number one chart single, according to the latest sales figures. 

A reissue of his song One Night is outstripping sales of nearest rivals the Manic Street Preachers by as much as 9-1 in some music retailers. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Veejay Lands CNN Gig
Washington Post reports: CNN Headline News is gutting its headline news format in prime time in favor of live one-hour shows starring two former veejays on MTV networks and Nancy Grace, that kind-of-scary, cliche-spewing former violent-crimes prosecutor. 

"Showbiz Today," with A.J. Hammer and Karyn Bryant, kicks off the new "Headline Prime" lineup on Feb. 21. Hammer has been a VH1 veejay and hosted Court TV's "Hollywood Heat" and Bryant hosted TBS's action-film-oriented "Movies for Guys Who Like Movies" and NBC's "For Love or Money" reunion special. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Warped Offspring
Punkbands.com reports: It looks like both The Offspring and Strung Out have been added to the roster of the 2005 Warped Tour. The Offspring announced their participation on their website. This will mark the band's first appearance on the long running festival tour. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
Maiden Leeds
Blabbermouth reports: According to LeedsToday.net, IRON MAIDEN are being tipped as one of the main attractions at England's Leeds Festival, which is due to take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend at Bramham Park, near Wetherby, its home since 2003.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
Velvet Revolver Tour
Blabbermouth reports: According to guitarist Slash's official site, VELVET REVOLVER have lined up the following North American tour dates during March/April :
Mar. 24 - Bakersfield, CA @ Centennial Garden
Mar. 25 - San Francisco, CA @ Compaq/Bill Graham Civic Center
Mar. 26 - Los Angeles, CA @ Forum
Mar. 28 - San Diego, CA @ Cox Arena
[see full story for more dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 
Love Harassed
Blabbermouth reports: Richard Lee, a Seattle public access host who fancies himself a documentarian and claims Courtney Love killed Kurt Cobain...approached and harassed Love outside a Los Angeles courtroom Tuesday (Jan. 11), according to Celebrity Justice. 

Lee approached Courtney as she arrived with her lawyers, shouting her name, to which Love responded, "Did they just let you out of the mental hospital? Leave us alone." 

"Why have you never responded to the murder allegations, Courtney?" Lee shouted. On Tuesday, Lee's presence bothered Courtney so much that Sheriff's deputies detained and then arrested him for having an invalid press ID.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Wouldn't it be funny if they ended up cellmates?

Ramones PBS
Blabbermouth reports: "End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones", the inside story of the seminal punk band, will air on PBS on April 26 as part of Independent Lens' April Music Month. 

Tracing the history of the band, from its unlikely origins through its star-crossed career, bitter demise, and the sad fates of Joey, Dee Dee and Johnny, "End of the Century" is described as "a vibrant, candid document of one of the most influential groups in the history of rock." Featuring interviews with all the band members as well as countless others, including Deborah Harry, the late Joe Strummer, Legs McNeil and Eddie Vedder, "End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones", directed by Jim Fields and Michael Gramaglia, will have its television debut on the PBS series "Independent Lens", hosted by Susan Sarandon. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Slipknot Shoes
Blabbermouth reports: Vision Street Wear will be releasing a line of SLIPKNOT shoes in April.[see full story for more, including pricelist and photos]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: Blabbermouth also has news on H.I.M., THE RASMUS Singers To Perform 'Bittersweet' With APOCALYPTICA , DISBELIEF: Footage From 'Rewind It All' Video Shoot Available For Download, FATES WARNING To Be Joined By SPOCK'S BEARD Drummer On Upcoming Tour, IRON MAIDEN: 'The Number Of The Beast' Single On Track To Remain In U.K. Top 10, Web Site That Made Light Of DIMEBAG's Murder Apologizes, Suspends Development and more click here to check it out

Lohan, Simpsons Worst Dressed
MuchMusic reports: It's that time of year again. Fashion guru Chris Blackwell has released his annual Worst Dressed List and seemingly no one was spared. Nicolette Sheridan from "Desperate Housewives" is the worst of the worst, according to Mr. Blackwell. He gave second spot to Lindsay Lohan, calling her "over-hyped and under-dressed." And Ashlee and Jessica Simpson prove that "bad taste is positively genetic!" in a tie for third. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
Strawberry Fields Closing
AP reports: Strawberry Fields is not forever, after all. 

The Liverpool children's home that inspired the Beatles' hit song is to close, officials said Wednesday. 

The psychedelic single "Strawberry Fields Forever" was released in February 1967 with "Penny Lane" on the reverse side [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Meshuggah Update
meshuggah.net reports: [An update from Meshuggah]Hi all and sorry for this e x t r e m e l y long time of no updates about Catch 33! Nah.. we´re not sorry actually, you should know us by now... and we got more important things to do than write useless information on the news..hehe, we´ve been doing the same f***ing thing all this time - workingwithcatchthirtythree - so we don´t wanna repeat ourselfs right?! Anyway, we just wanna tell you guys that we are on the l.a.s.t. couple of weeks work, "just" some pieces in the puzzle that needs to be forced to fit with some help from the crowbar of love... some mixing and then we should be done. We said "should" didn´t we..?? The song is of course a smashing radio hit and should be in the top 3 most aired songs ever within 2 weeks time. A Happy 2005 and Lotsa Love, Meshuggah [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
(hed) pe Preview
IAYM reports: Some more new samples from (hed) pe's upcoming new album "Only In Amerika" have been made available for online streaming in the '411' section over at www.hedrocks.com. Fans are currently being asked for their input as to which of the available cuts should accompany the band's first promotional video. "Only In Amerika" will see a February 22nd release through Koch. - Click Here for the Full Story 
Post Flaw Project
IAYM reports: Further new details have surfaced on now former Flaw frontman Chris Volz's new project VENT. The singer has joined forces with two original Flaw members, namely Ivan Arnold and Ben Patrick, as well as both Aaron Welenken and Jason Chandler formerly of Louisville, Kentucky's Silent Q. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: IAYM also has news on Bloodsimple Release Date Confirmed, A Perfect Circle: "Passive" Video, "Subliminal Verses World Tour" Update, Cradle Of Filth UK Dates, 100 Demons/Since The Flood Tour, Ephel Duath Update, Shenoah Live and more click here to check it out

Decemberists Return in March
Aversion reports: The Decemberists will drop another album on fans this spring. 

The Portland indie outfit's Picturesque is set for a March 22 release from Kill Rock Stars. The follow up to 2003's Her Majesty, The Decemberists[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Lostprophets To Record in LA
Totalrock reports: The Lostprophets are planning to record their third album later this year in Los Angeles. The band will tour Japan in March, before taking a break. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
Goss Goes Home
Totalrock reports: TotalRock is delightd that Masters Of Reality mainman Chris Goss is now out of hospital and recovering at home. He's also working on various music ideas. - Click Here for the Full Story 
Six Feet Under Surgery Film
Totalrock reports: Six Feet Under frontman Chris Barnes is shortly to undergo surgery on his knee. And the whole process is to be filmed. Those with an interest in surgical detail will be able to watch the whole operation on video via the band's official website, www.sixfeetunder.com- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: Totalrock also has news on Top Names Rock For Tsuanmi Victims, 'Trouble' For The Gathering, Org Records Are 'Marked', Kid Rock Beats Off Law Suit, Snapcase Plan Career DVD, Therapy? Pair Play For Asia, Ephel Duath Feel The 'Pain' and more click here to check it out

Phil Collins Farewell DVD
ArrowFM reports: Phil Collins will release his Farewell DVD ("First Final Farwell Tour") on the 25th of this month. It includes footage of his farewell tour in Paris along with videos of his hits. It's 8 hours in all with backstage stuff, a documentary and a photo gallery plus a US TV special from 1990. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
Busted Go Bust
Ananova reports: Busted are on the verge of splitting up for good. 

Frontman Charlie Simpson, 19, has made it clear to bandmates Matt Jay and James Bourne that he wants out. 

The trio have not spoken to each other since their last gig at Wembley three weeks ago. 

The group, together for two years, are now preparing a summit to discuss how to handle the break-up. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Good news for the New Year!

Green Day Top Charts
liveDaily reports: Just over 100,000 copies of Green Day's "American Idiot" sold in the last week, enough to move the album up one notch to the top of The Billboard 200 album chart. Close behind was Eminem's "Encore," last week's No. 1 album.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 
Macca Gives 1.9 Mil
liveDaily reports: Paul McCartney and his wife, Heather, have donated 1 million pounds (nearly $1.9 million) to the International Rescue Committee U.K. to assist people in areas struck by the recent tsunamis. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Source: liveDaily also has news on Slipknot's 'Subliminal Verses Tour' continues to grow, Merle Haggard boards tour bus for new round of shows, Alison Krauss and Union Station plot more shows, Sting adds stops to North American jaunt, Black Crowes reunite for five-night stand in New York City and more click here to check it out

Hiccup Road Debut
press release reports: Hiccup Road will release their debut album "The Time of Disappearing" on January 12, 2005. In short, Hiccup Road is a collective of great musicians who are also engineers, artists, photographers, and sound designers. The album contains 10 tracks of distinctive sounds from acoustic guitars and drums to a whole host of vintage analog synthesizers and processors to a church choir and strings.

 "Our aim was to create the dream-like atmospheres of bands like Air and Mellow with a keen eye to classic albums like "Meddle" by Pink Floyd or "Hergest Ridge" by Mike Oldfield," producer Drew Anderson explains.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Overkill in March
press release reports: Overkill to Release "ReliXIV" on March 22, 2005 through Spitfire Records

 track listing for ReliXIV includes:
Within Your Eyes
Loaded Rack
Bats In The Belfry
A Pound Of Flesh
The Mark
Play The Ace
Old School
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Brian Jonestown Massacre
press release reports: Named in tribute to the legendary Rolling Stones guitarist and his influence in introducing Eastern culture into the world of Western rock and roll, The Brian Jonestown Massacre have made some of the most exciting underground music in America since the sixties. Formed in 1990 in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, the Brian Jonestown Massacre is very much an amalgamation of that city's past and present musical forces. 

After 1 Sundance winning documentary (Dig!), 13 years and 14 albums Tee Pee Records has felt obliged to pay tribute to an amazing era with the retrospective Tepid Peppermint Wonderland, the soundtrack for losing your mind and finding it again. This double CD album released on November 16th is simply the perfect starting point for new fans. It canvases the band's 13 year career by including their best 36 songs (5 of which are previously unreleased recordings and another 3 previously unreleased live tracks), a 24 page booklet containing unpublished photos, liner notes and a track by track commentary from previous and current members. Undeniably Tepid Peppermint Wonderland is the perfect collection for longtime fans.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Incubus Grants
press release reports: Grammy award nominated rock band Incubus today announced a number of donations today through their non-profit organization, the Make Yourself Foundation. At the top of the list, the band is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross Tsunami Relief Fund. Founded in 2004 by the band, the Make Yourself foundation was established to donate funds to various charities which are listed on the Make Yourself Foundation website (www.makeyourselffoundation.org). In its first year, the Foundation raised an astounding $400, 000 through Incubus' music-related activities while the band toured around the world. 

In addition to the Tsunami relief effort The Make Yourself Foundation will be making donations to the following organizations. The Red Cross www.redcross.com Future Forests www.futureforests.com International Rett Syndrome Association www.rettsyndrome.org The Painted Turtle www.paintedturtle.com Surfrider Foundation www.surfrider.com Operation Smile www.operationsmile.com Heal The Bay www.healthebay.com Institute of Music and Neurologic Function www.bethabe.com Sweet Relief www.sweetrelief.com Save the Music www.savethemusic.com Break the Cycle www.vh1.com [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Garden State Rebound
press release reports: Epic/Sony Music Soundtrax's critically acclaimed Garden State-Music From The Motion Picture returns to the top of the charts today, jumping to #22 from #51 on the Billboard Top 200, and selling an impressive 44,138 units. The soundtrack also regained the #1 spot on the Soundtracks chart, reflecting its single largest sales week since release. 

Recently, Garden State was honored with a Grammy nomination for "Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media" as well as a "Best Soundtrack" nomination at the Broadcast Film Critics' Awards. The film has already been nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards, two People's Choice Awards, and Two National Board of Review Awards. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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