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Day In Rock 6/15: Metallica Vs Terrorist- Kid Rock Sued- BIG Case Dropped- Who Live 8- Alanis Protest- Good Charlotte- Oasis Troubles- Pixies- Ike Reilly- Iron Soulfly- Disturbed- Thrice- Foo Weezer- Live 8 Vs eBay- Dead To Fall- Hellfest Bands- My Morning Jacket- Primuspalooza- No More Sleepovers for Jacko- Cipher System- Boomtown Rat?- Viacon Split- Violent Femmes- As I Lay Dying- more
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Metallica Vs Terrorist
Blabbermouth reports: According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, METALLICA's "Enter Sandman" was cited in a City Journal magazine story about the treatment at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, of prisoner Mohammed al-Qahtani known as the 20th hijacker on Sept. 11 as having been used during Qahtani's interrogation, saying it brought him to tears "because he thought he was hearing the sound of Satan."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Kid Rock Sued
Contact Music reports: KID ROCK has been slapped with a $500,000 (GBP265,000) lawsuit, after a fight with a DJ in a Nashville, Tennessee strip club. 

Rock was arrested in February (05) after he allegedly punched DJ JAY CAMPOS over his selection of music, reports ALLHIPHOP.COM. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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BIG Case Dropped
BBC reports: Relatives of rapper Notorious BIG have dropped a wrongful death action against a former police officer. 

It follows the FBI decision in March to close its investigations into the 1997 killing of the rapper. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Who Join Live 8
FMQB reports: Another day, another slew of news about Live 8, as the mammoth concert event is little more than two weeks away. Rolling Stone reports that the surviving members of The Who have been added to the already packed London concert, alongside Paul McCartney, U2, Elton John, Madonna, Mariah Carey, R.E.M., Coldplay and now the reunited Pink Floyd.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Alanis Protest
Reuters reports: Canadian music retailer HMV Canada on Monday pulled all of Alanis Morissette's albums from its shelves in protest at her exclusive agreement to sell an acoustic version of her 1995 hit album "Jagged Little Pill" in North American Starbuck stores for six weeks.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Terrorism Bad For Good Charlotte
AP reports: Good Charlotte has canceled an upcoming Indonesian concert because of terrorism fears, concert promoters said Tuesday. 

The pop-punk rockers had been scheduled to play in Jakarta later this month. They canceled the performance because the United States and other countries have warned recently that terrorists were poised to launch more bombings in the world's most populous Muslim nation, promoters Java Musikindo said in a statement. [see full story for more] - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Oasis Troubles
Ananova reports: Liam and Noel Gallagher are not speaking - again. 

Liam stormed off stage during a gig in Italy and left the group to sing three songs without him. 

According to The Sun Noel said: "I don't talk to Liam any more. I can't. It always ends up in a fight. He screams like some juvenile to get attention. It's so sad. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Drowning Pool Replacement
Blabbermouth reports: DROWNING POOL have officially confirmed the departure of vocalist Jason "Gong" Jones less than two years after officially bringing him into the band. Jones apparently exited the group over the weekend, forcing the cancellation of a June 12 hometown show in Dallas, Texas. 

Manager Paul Bassman told Launch Radio Networks that while DROWNING POOL was "very proud" of the album the band made with Jones, 2004's "Desensitized", the relationship with the vocalist "just didn't work out." Bassman added that DROWNING POOL already has another frontman lined up, with the announcement of his name coming shortly.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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SOAD/Mars Volta Dates
antiMusic reports: Dates are trickling out for the upcoming System of a Down / Mars Volta tour which at present is set to kick off on August 4th in Long Beach, Ca. Bad Acid Trip are set to open. 

Here are the first dozen dates, with more coming soon. 
8/4 - Long Beach, CA - Long Beach Arena 
8/5 - Long Beach, CA - Long Beach Arena 
8/6 - San Diego, CA - The Sports Arena 
[see full story for more dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Pixies Gold
press release reports: PIXIES were presented with a Gold record last night (June 13) onstage during their show at the Merriweather Post Pavilion outside of Washington, D.C. The award was made in recognition of having achieved sales in excess of 500,000 copies for their 1988 album, "Surfer Rosa." This is PIXIES second Gold award, the first being for "Doolittle" which was originally released in 1989 and certified in 1995. 

PIXIES wrap up a three-week tour tomorrow (Wednesday) at Agannis Arena in Boston. The band will then play a handful of U.S. concerts in July, including the headline slot at Lollapalooza on July 23 in Chicago, before heading off to Europe to play festivals throughout the month of August. - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Ike Reilly EP
press release reports: On the heels of the critically-acclaimed album, "Sparkle In The Finish," Chicago band The Ike Reilly Assassination is set to release a digital-only EP on July 19th. Entitled "Sparkle in the Finish: The B Sides," the EP will be available everywhere digital tracks are sold in the U.S., including outlets like Napster, iTunes, MusicMatch, Real, etc. It includes four tracks: 

1) B.I.G.O.T.
2) Trainbomber 
3) She's So Free
4) Maybe On The Way Out

 [see full story for new album news!] - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Iron Soulfly
BW&BK reports: Former IRON MAIDEN frontman Paul Di'Anno was joined on stage in Belgrade, Serbia on May 28th by SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera for a rendition of Maiden's 'Killers'. [see full story for links to photos and a show review]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Disturbed Release
Audio Aggression reports: If everything goes as planned, Disturbed will release their 14 track new album titled 'Ten Thousand Fists' on September 20th. The album is expected to be a mix between 'The Sickness' and 'Believe' along with new things the band has experimented with.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Thrice Title
IAYM reports: Thrice look to have settled upon "Vheissu" as the title to their upcoming new album which will see a release through Island in the fall.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Foo Weezer
IAYM reports: The Foo Fighters are planning to embark on a U.S. run with Weezer in September. [see full story for breaking heavy rock news]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Live 8 Vs eBay
NME reports: BOB GELDOF is furious at people selling tickets for LIVE 8 on internet auction sites. 

Geldof branded concert-goers who are selling their tickets for profit on auction sites like eBay a "f***ing disgrace". 

This morning (June 14), numerous tickets were being offered on the site, with bids in the region of a thousand pounds for a pair. However, it appears that music fans are hitting back, making offers of ten million pounds in an attempt to thwart the sales. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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More Carling Bands
NME reports: More acts have been confirmed for THE CARLING WEEKEND: READING AND LEEDS. 

Dinosaur Jr will be the main stage replacement for Jimmy Eat World , while Be Your Own Pet join the Carling Stage line-up. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Dead To Fall Dates
The PRP reports: Dead To Fall will be touring with Napalm Death and Obituary this fall, here's the dates so far: 

September 01st Springfield, VA - Jaxx
September 02nd Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
September 03rd Worcester, MA - Palladium
September 04th Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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