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Report for 7/15/05
Eminem Bus Crash
andPOP reports: Eminem's DJ and protege were on a tour bus that crashed and flipped over Wednesday night outside Missouri.

The crash triggered a six-vehicle pileup, according to MTV. A dozen people were seriously injured, but it appears Em's DJ, Alchemist, and rapper Stat Quo, will be fine.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Ozzy Open House
Ananova reports: Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are planning to open their house to the public.

The house in Beverley Hills became famous by the fly-on-the-wall MTV programme The Osbournes.

The £6 million mansion has been on the market for over a year but the couple are fed-up with fans tur[n]ing up outside the gates as part of a sightseeing trip reports The Sun.

"Sharon is now desperate to vacate as soon as possible. She reckons that if the house doesn't sell in the next month she and Ozzy will open it as an Osbourne attraction.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Xtina Injured
Ananova reports: Christina Aguilera has reportedly been injured in a nightclub in Paris.

The singer was injured after a female fan got past security and grabbed Christina's arm.

She is said to have severed two tendons and will have to wear a sling until it heals.

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

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Beyonce Song Theft?
Gigwise reports: Former star of Destiny's Child, Beyonce Knowles, is being sued by a songwriter who claims that she wrote the hit ‘Baby Boy' months before it was released.

Jennifer Armour, from Minneapolis, has claimed that her song ‘Got A Little Bit Of Love For You' fell into Beyonce hands after she shopped around for a new track in March 2003.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Foo Poptart
Gigwise reports: Another unlikely collaboration could be in the pipeline for the Foo Fighters according to rumours after last weekends T in the Park.

After teaming up with Norah Jones on latest album ‘In Your Honour' the are apparently set to do a song with teenage pop star Joss Stone. It comes after Dave Grohl was apparently seen spreading the love in the direction of Stone in the back stage area of the Scottish festival. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Blind Melon Hits
Blabbermouth reports: Greg Prato of Billboard.com is reporting that BLIND MELON will be the subject of a "Best of" CD and a live DVD this fall via Capitol/EMI Music Catalog Marketing, and will also issue a previously unreleased concert recording to digital download services. The projects will be available Sept. 27, less than a month shy of the 10-year-anniversary of BLIND MELON vocalist Shannon Hoon's death from a drug overdose.

The 19-track "Tones of Home: The Best of Blind Melon" will also be available in a limited-edition with a DVD featuring six music videos and a live performance of the group's biggest hit, "No Rain".[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Grim Weezer
Blabbermouth reports: MTV.com is reporting that a cleverly re-edited version of the "Fear No Evil" video by GRIM REAPER, the semi-popular '80s British heavy metal band fronted by powerhouse vocalist Steve Grimmett (later of ONSLAUGHT and LIONSHEART), is the basis for the new clip from WEEZER, "We Are All on Drugs".

In the video, the leather-clad rockers storm the stronghold of an evil wolfman and liberate his human slaves with the power of REAPER guitarist Nick Bowcott's axe and pug-faced frontman Grimmett's pipes. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Queen Beat Beatles
Blabbermouth reports: New research by the team behind the popular music annual "The Book of British Hit Singles & Albums" has revealed that QUEEN has overtaken THE BEATLES as official UK album chart champions, having spent more weeks on chart than the fab four. 

According to British Hit Singles & Albums' unique database of official U.K. chart statistics, QUEEN has spent an incredible 1,322 weeks on the U.K. albums chart (29 weeks more than THE BEATLES). [see full story for more including the top 10]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Sabbath Jail
BW&BK reports: A hard-of-hearing BLACK SABBATH fan has been jailed for playing his music too loud.

Ageing rocker William Porteous, 51, who wears a hearing aid, had been served with an ASBO for previous noise breaches.

Now the heavy metal lover has been jailed for three months for breaching the order by blasting out his favourite Ozzy Osbourne tunes at 9am.

Neighbours said the blaring music was so loud it made their floor vibrate. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Rock Star Poker
BW&BK reports: The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Clear Channel Entertainment Properties are partnering for the second annual Vegas Rock Star Poker Tournament and Sweepstakes.

The tournament, taking place Aug. 25th - 27th at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, will feature musical guests GENE SIMMONS, DAVE NAVARRO and Jerry Cantrell from ALICE IN CHAINS.

The three artists will play in the tournament alongside 24 contest winners, who will earn their spot through radio promotions in New York, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Los Angeles and San Francisco, by entering their name at vegasrockstarpoker.com or by winning contests through event sponsors Albertson's and Michelob Amber Bock. Footage from the event is expected to be featured in Simmons' fall A&E special Family Jewels.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Twisted Doors
BW&BK reports: The 1980s heavy metal rock band TWISTED SISTER will make their first appearance at Moondance Jam this weekend after being signed as a late replacement. 

Famous for their No. 1 hit ‘We're Not Gonna Take It', Twisted Sister replaces THE DOORS OF THE 21ST CENTURY, who canceled last week, three months after signing a contract. 

Last week Bill Bieloh, the owner and promoter of Moondance Jam, was notified that The Doors were canceling a few concert performances, and the Jam was one of those dates. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Bipolar Evanescence
Audio Aggression reports: Former Evanescence guitarist Ben Moody is dealing with his bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and his reason for leaving the band he started with ex-girlfriend Amy Lee in songs on his upcoming solo debut. Since his Evanescence departure, Moody has wrote hits for Avril Lavigne, Kelly Clarkson, and Anastasia. Moody says the tracks on solo album will be very dark. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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INXS Bio
Contact Music reports: The members of rock band INXS are teaming up to write their first ever autobiography.

The rockers, who are currently searching for a replacement for late frontman MICHAEL HUTCHENCE, plan to release INXS: STORY TO STORY in the autumn (05), to coincide with the band's 25th anniversary.
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Euro Eels
Gigwise reports: Eels have announced details of an Autumn European tour that will see them play one gig in the UK.

The band will play ten dates on the ‘Eels With Strings' tour including an appearance at The Royal Albert Hall, London on October 12. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Oasis Sky
NME reports: OASIS are to feature in SKY SPORTS' promotional campaign for the forthcoming 2005-2006 football season.

Adverts featuring footage of the track ‘The Meaning Of Soul' from their current sold-out UK tour mixed in with soccer coverage, will be screened on the satellite station. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Babyshambles Tour Off
NME reports: BABYSHAMBLES have postponed their summer tour.

The band were due to undertake a jaunt round the country to promote forthcoming single 'f*** Forever', however this afternoon the promoter informed agents that the tour was postponed.
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Euro Bane
PRP reports: Comeback Kid and Bane will be touring throughout Europe and the UK later this year, here's the dates:
October 30th Karlsruhe, GER - Die Stadtmitte
November 01st Kontich, GER - Lintfabriek
November 02nd Norwich, UK - The Ferry Boat
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Zombie Late Night
PRP reports: Rob Zombie will be appearing on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" Tonight- Click Here for the Full Story 

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...Top Five Special: Neil Fallon (Clutch)
We conclude phase one of the Top 5 special today with lists from Clutch frontman Neil Fallon and antiMusic's Eric Bodrero. 

Neil Fallon's Top Five Albums of All Time!

5.  "Greatest of the Delta Blues Singers" - Skip James

4.  "Animals" - Pink Floyd
(samples / buy cd)

3. "Led Zeppelin II" - Led Zeppelin
(samples / buy cd)

2.  "Moanin' in the Moonlight" - Howlin Wolf
(samples / buy cd)

1.  "Bone Machine" - Tom Waites
(samples / buy cd)

About Neil Fallon (Clutch): More than a mortal band, Clutch inspires a devotion from their army of fans like few band can even dream of. Clutch is also one of those few bands that never repeat themselves, you know when you hear a new Clutch album it will be a new musical experience and not a rehash of their previous work. Their latest album "Robot Hive / Exodus" proves that once again. Check out our special four person review special linked below and hear from several of our writers why Clutch kicks ass. The band has become notorious for their explosive live shows and are winning over converts this summer on the Sounds of the Underground tour. If you haven't checked out Clutch yet, you are missing out on one the best rock bands on the scene today. Check out the links below to learn more. If you're already a fan, check back here at antiMusic next week for your chance to submit questions for Neil. When you pick up "Robot Hive / Exodus" don't forget to pick up the reissue of " Pitchfork & Lost Needles," which hit stores this week from Megaforce Records. 

For more on Neil Fallon (Clutch) 
Official Website for Clutch
Preview and purchase Clutch music
 

Click here read what Neil had to say about these albums, read this week's staff list from Eric Bodrero and find out how you can post your Top 5 list!

Round One of the Top 5 special has now concluded, but don't worry it will return next month with lists from members of Unearth, Andrew WK, As I Lay Dying, All That Remains, Supersuckers, Embrace, Riggs from Rob Zombie/Scum of the Earth and lots more!   For now you can get in on the action by posting your Top 5 album list.  We set up a special page on our message boards for reader lists, see the link above for more info. 

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