Today's Top Rock News Stories From Across the Web
|Stapp Sex Tape?|
The 45-minute video reportedly features Stapp and Kid Rock "engaging in a series of randy tour bus shenanigans with four buxom groupies," according to the Detroit News report. Although the story later states that the video shows "two women engaged in a sexual tryst with Rock". No mention of any real action featuring the "Christian Rock" singer aside from a clip released on the net where Stapp proclaims "It's good to be the king!" and the mention of "tour bus shenanigans with four buxom groupies".
The Detroit News spoke with Red Light District
president David Joseph who said that the tape was filmed in Miami in 2000
and he hopes to release it this year on DVD at about $70-$80 a pop. You
can read the full Detroit News Story at the full story link.
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The incident occurred at Rock Cafe 2000 in Stourbridge, England on Wednesday (15FEB06), where 100 people had gathered to see the five-piece rock band.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|GNR Leaks Pt 2|
That didn't stop some radio stations from playing the song. Eight radio outlets have played one or both songs according to fan reports on the popular GNR site 'Here Today… Gone to Hell.' The King of All Media even got in on it; Howard Stern reportedly played part of "IRS" on his show Thursday.
The leaks have fueled rumors across the board. One such rumor says that the original lineup of the group was reforming with Slash re-recording the guitar parts on Chinese Democracy. Most fans dismiss such rumors out of hand. We do know that prior to these leaks, the GNR camp planned to make some kind of announcement within the next few weeks. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|Coldplay on Hold|
"People are fed up with us - and so are we," Martin told the crowd. "We won't see you for a long time. I mean it. It's going to be years before we have the chance to say this again."
The London paper says a spokesperson confirmed
that the band would go on break following the conclusion of their current
World Tour. The proclamations caused some to speculate that the band was
calling it a day; however, their record label EMI has a different spin
on the news. A rep for the label told NME, "Coldplay are not quitting.
They are on the road until July, when their 16-month 'X&Y' World Tour
ends in Japan. They will then continue working on new material."
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|Metallica Enlist Rubin|
In an official post on their website, Metallica revealed the news along with new photos from the studio. "Since this Rick dude is new to all of this, we thought it would be a nice gesture to help break him into the music business by asking him to produce our next record. We're very happy he said yes! In other words, we are psyched to share with you that Rick Rubin is producing the next Metallica album! F**K YEAH!", reads the posting. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|Cops Vs Busta Rhymes|
Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the silence of several potential witnesses was stalling the investigation. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|New Orleans Fest Returns|
Lionel Richie and Elvis Costello also feature in the line-up for the event, which takes place in April and May. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|Club Fire Lawsuit|
The individuals and corporations, including Home Depot, were added to a massive complaint originally filed in July 2004 on behalf of survivors of the fire and relatives of those killed. The plaintiffs allege negligence and carelessness by the defendants led to the deaths and injuries of the Feb. 20, 2003 fire.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
"Our first album was very aggressive and just in-your-face. and we made it very quickly," Sorum explained. "And this album we just really want to, like, you know, we want to pull it back a bit, groove a little harder, [make it] a little more danceable. We've talked about working with people like [pop superstar] Pharrell [Williams] just for the… just to check it out. I mean, it's not rock and roll, but it might be different. Who knows?! I don't know."[see full story for news about a new 'campy' side gig for Weiland]- Click Here for the Full Story
|Nick Cave Film|
|Osbournes Sell Famous Home|
The six-bedroom house, which was on the market since early last year (05), boasts many eclectic features, including a bathroom with a toilet seat that automatically raises when someone walks in, heats and up and provides the user with a refreshing wash and dry.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|No Power for Nevermore|
"The DISTURBED/NEVERMORE European tour was postponed until September this year. Obviously, that conflicts with the festival date. Nevermore have officially withdrawn from the festival in order to continue with that potentially lucrative tour as of this morning. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
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