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Report for 07/19/06
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Song: Unearth - "This Glorious Nightmare" MP3

Reviews: Lacuna Coil | Osaka Popstar | Silovanje | Mercy Fall

Ozzfest Rape
Blabbermouth reports: Dan P. Blake of the Chicago Tribune is reporting that Tinley Park police today are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in a field outside the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre during the Ozzfest music festival over the weekend.

A shirtless man, described as about 30, approached the 20-year-old victim as she was leaving the festival after 8 p.m. Sunday on the far west end of an unused parking lot at the outdoor venue at 191st and Ridgeland Avenue, said Tinley Park police Cmdr. Phil Valois.

"She had a chance encounter with the subject, they talked for awhile and at some point he grabbed her and assaulted her in a grassy area of the parking lot," Valois said.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Limp Wedding
MTV reports: Sorry, ladies: It looks like Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst is off the market. In a post on Bizkit's MySpace page, Durst said that he'd met "a wonderful girl named Krista" while in Rhode Island, where he's shooting his directorial debut, "The Education of Charlie Banks." Durst said he asked for her hand in marriage, and "she said yes."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Nipple Art
Launch reports: The cover of Janet Jackson's new album, 20 Years Old, due out September 26, will be designed by a fan. On Tuesday, Janet will launch a contest giving fans an opportunity to create the artwork for her ninth studio set. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Mercury Prize Shortlist
antiMusic reports: All bets are on. The shortlist for the 2006 Mercury Prize has been revealed. Quite a few well known acts are up for the much sought after buzz worthy honor including Arctic Monkeys, Editors, and Thom Yorke. Who will be the winner? We will find out on September 5th. 

Mercury Prize Shortlist
Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan - Ballad of the Broken Seas
Editors - The Back Room
Guillemots - Through the Windowpane
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Death Cab for Elvis
PR reports: Be sure to tune into VH1 Classic Friday, July 21st at 8:00 PM ET/PT to catch Death Cab for Cutie perform as special guests of Elvis Costello on the "Decades Rock Live" concert series, which celebrates artists from rock to soul who have influenced popular music over the last 50 years. Watch Death Cab perform "Accidents Will Happen" with Elvis as a duet, as well as "Kinder Murder," "I Will Follow You into the Dark," and two songs from the encore. Other special guests include Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Fiona Apple. [click the full story link to check out their new video for "I Will Follow You Into The Dark"] - Click Here for the Full Story 

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KISS Reality
PR reports: Dad is Gene Simmons - the legendary, tongue wagging demon of KISS. Mom is Shannon Tweed -- former Playmate of the Year, actress and model. And their kids, Nick and Sophie, are, well...surprisingly charming, well-behaved teenagers dealing with the trials and tribulations of adolescence, even though Mom and Dad are truly like no one else's parents. A&E Network presents the original series premiere of GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS on Monday August 7, 2006 with back-to-back episodes at 10 & 10:30PM//9 & 9:30C.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Kid Rock & Pam To Marry
Wenn reports: PAMELA ANDERSON and on-again, off-again fiance KID ROCK are set to tie the knot later this month (JUL06) in St Tropez, France. The former BAYWATCH star posted a message on her website on Tuesday (18JUL06), revealing the details behind the whirlwind wedding. In a statement on her web site she says, "Yes. I'm finally getting remarried... it's been a whirlwind... spontaneous, but well thought through.

"Feels like I've been stuck in a time warp. Not able to let go of my family picture... it's been sad and lonely and frustrating..."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Nintendo Fusion Tour 06
PR reports: Music lovers and video game fans will converge in venues across the country this fall, as the fourth annual Nintendo Fusion Tour gets underway. The tour, headlined by emo-rock band Hawthorne Heights and produced by Live Nation, will visit some 40 cities nationwide between Sept. 27 and Nov. 11. In addition to live music, each venue will showcase the hot-selling Nintendo DSTM Lite and provide a sneak peek of Nintendo's upcoming console, WiiTM.

Hawthorne Heights will lead the bill, which also includes Relient K, Emery, Plain White T's and The Sleeping. Many of the band members grew up playing Nintendo games, and the Nintendo Fusion Tour brings their two passions together.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Social D Tour
punkbands reports: Social Distortion have updated their tour schedule with dates for this fall. 
Tour dates are as follows, according to SxDx.com:

09/27 - Minneapolis, - MN Quest
10/01 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues
10/03 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
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Norma Jean Delay
TuneLab reports: The release of Norma Jean's new album 'Redeemer' has been pushed back and will now see a September 12th release. [see full story for breaking rock news]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Rise Against Billy Talent
punkbands reports: Rise Against and Billy Talent will be doing a co-headlining tour this Fall. Rise Against will headline the US dates, while Billy Talent headlines the Canada dates. Dates and venues will be announced soon.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Deep Purple To Still Rock Beirut
KNAC reports: Despite the fighting in Lebanon, English rock band Deep Purple says it plans to perform at the Baalbeck Music Festival outside of Beirut later this year.

A press release from the band confirmed that Deep Purple would indeed honor its July 28th performance near the war-torn city, also promising an immediate makeup date should the festival's promoter choose to cancel the show.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Velvet Aerosmith Charity CD
Blabbermouth reports: AEROSMITH and VELVET REVOLVER are among the artists that have contributed to "Serve", an all-star charity CD to benefit World Hunger Year (WHY), a nonprofit organization that strives to fight against hunger and poverty in America. Net proceeds from "Serve" will be donated directly towards Artists Against Hunger & Poverty (AAHP), a special artist-directed program of WHY.

Sponsored by Hard Rock International and Sony/BMG Music Entertainment, the "Serve" compilation features 12 tracks - many rare or unreleased - by a unique blend of major multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning and acclaimed recording artists.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Goth Box
MTV reports: Taste-making archivist Rhino Records is once again putting its definitive stamp on a genre. On September 19, the label will release the goth compilation A Life Less Lived: The Gothic Box, which will feature 53 influential tracks by groups such as the Cure, Sisters of MercySiouxsie and the Banshees, Love and Rockets and many more. Spread over three discs, the box set also includes 12 classic goth and dark-wave videos[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Canada Underoath
PR reports: As UNDERØATH cross the country on the Vans Warped Tour main stage, the storm of critical acclaim for the band continues to grow. After debuting at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, sales of the band's explosive new album DEFINE THE GREAT LINE--on Seattle indie Tooth & Nail/Solid State--have surpassed 155,000 copies in just three weeks. The genre-defying UNDERØATH will launch a Canadian tour September 14 with Silverstein, and special guests Moneen and He Is Legend. Tickets will first be available via the tour's Internet pre-sale beginning July 18 via the full story link.

9/14 Vancouver, B.C. Croatian Cultural Center
9/16 Edmonton, Alberta Reds Entertainment Complex
9/17 Calgary, Alberta MacEwen Hall
9/18 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Prairieland Exhibition Trade
9/19 Winnipeg, Manitoba Ramada Theatre
9/25 London, Ontario Centennial Hall
9/26 Ottawa, Ontario Civic Center
9/28 Quebec City, Quebec L'Imperial Theater
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FMQB reports: XM Satellite Radio is taking action against the recent lawsuit and legislation led by the RIAA taking on its newest recordable devices, which supposedly can record specific songs from the satcaster's programming´┐Ż XM has filed for a motion of dismissal of the labels' lawsuit, saying that the Audio Home Recording Act protects the Inno and Helix from the copyright infringement issues raised by the RIAA.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 


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