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Report for 03/10/06
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Ozzfest 06
antiMusic reports: The lineup for this year's $haron�. err Ozzfest has been announced. System of a Down tops the bill with Disturbed, Hatebreed, Lacuna Coil and an as yet announced band rounding out the main stage. 

The second stage will feature headliners Black Label Society along with Atreyu, Unearth, Bleeding Through and Norma Jean in the top slots with the following bands in rotating spots: A Life Once Lost, Strapping Young Lad, The Red Chord, Full Blown Chaos, Walls Of Jericho, All That Remains and Between The Buried And Me. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Guitarist Murdered
Blabbermouth reports: Guitarist Henrik Johansson of the Swedish black metal band APOSTASY was murdered in his home Thursday night (March 9), the group's frontman, Fredric Edin, told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "According to the police, his girlfriend stabbed him without known reason in his heart area and he bled to death before the ambulance showed up!" Edin said.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Who Retiring?
Contact Music reports: THE WHO's upcoming world tour is expected to be the last time the legendary rock band hit the stage. The odyssey, which kicks off this summer (06), lasts a hefty 18 months - because the MY GENERATION stars want as many people as possible to have a chance to catch them before they hang up their guitars.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Roth May Quit
Contact Music reports: Former VAN HALEN frontman and radio DJ DAVID LEE ROTH has warned station bosses at WFNY he will quit if they continue insisting he copy shock jock HOWARD STERN in a bid to boost ratings. The outspoken morning presenter blasted his management team at the New York station in a crisis talk on Tuesday (07MAR06), allegedly branding them "social retards", "beige baby-food sissies" and "ugly little dysfunctional worms". [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Film School Robbed
Contact Music reports: Cult rockers FILM SCHOOL are hunting for all their equipment after their tour van was stolen yesterday morning (08MAR06). After playing a show in Philadelphia on Tuesday (07MAR06) night, the San Francisco-based band decided to check in at a local Comfort Inn for the night because it boasts a locked car park with an attendant. As the band members slept, a thief was able to break into their vehicle, saw through its steering wheel lock and drive the van out of the parking lot - even though a witness, possibly the attendant, called police while the robbery was in process.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Beastie Boys Cinema
MTV reports: Beastie Boys will show their new concert film "Awesome, I F---in' Shot That!" on 200 screens across the country on March 23. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Neverland Shutdown
Reuters reports: Michael Jackson was ordered to shut down his Neverland Valley Ranch on Thursday by California authorities who have fined the pop star $169,000 for failing to pay his employees or maintain proper insurance.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Stereo Total Reissues
CMJ reports: American fans of Berlin-based electropop twosome Stereo Total are in luck. On March 21, the Olympia, Washington-based label Kill Rock Stars is re-releasing the group's third and fourth albums, Juke Box Alarm and My Melody. Both discs were originally released in the States by Bobsled in 1999. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Pistols Radio Reunion
Day in Rock reports: Just a reminder, John Lydon (a.k.a. Johnny Rotten) will be the featured guest today on Jonesy's Jukebox, Former Sex Pistols' Steve Jones radio program on Los Angeles radio station Indie 103.1 FM. The show airs between noon and 2pm PST but Day in Rock's John Hardcore heard from the Jones camp that Rotten will be on close to the 1 o'clock hour. You can listen online at the full story link.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Linkin Park Update
Blabbermouth reports: LINKIN PARK rapper Mike Shinoda has posted the following message on the group's official web site:

"We've been working on new stuff for a few months at this point, and we have about 40-50 ideas. Some of them are just little musical phrases, some are full-blown songs with vocals. All are very exciting.

"As many of you know, we'll be working with producer Rick Rubin on the next album. ...The other guys have put me in charge of production on our end, so you'll see that the production credit on the next record will read 'Rick Rubin and Mike Shinoda.'[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Into Eternity Homecoming
Blabbermouth reports: Tim Roth of the Regina, Saskatchewan-based progressive metallers INTO ETERNITY has issued the following update on the band's curent and upcoming activities:

"Now on to the main reason for this update. INTO ETERNITY would like to welcome back our original drummer Jim Austin, who will be playing on our new record. Everybody is familiar with Jim's drumming style from our albums 'Into Eternity', 'Dead or Dreaming' and 'Buried in Oblivion'. We are all happy that Jim is willing to help us out with this new record.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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ESP Down Under
BW&BK reports: Former KISS guitarist BRUCE KULICK will be appearing with ESP - Eric Singer (drums - KISS), John Corabi (vocals - ex-MOTLEY CRUE) and Chuck Garric (bass - ex-ALICE COOPER, DIO, LYNCH MOB) - to play shows in Australia in April. [see full story for dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Blue October Foiled
TuneLab reports: Blue October have cancelled three of their performances in their home state of Texas. Their upcoming release 'Foiled', has been pushed back to April 4th so that they could spend more time "setting up the record," according to a blog post from the band's manager Swim. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Tool Time
TuneLab reports: According to BillBoard.com, Tool will release their new album '10,000 Days' on May 2nd. The band will play their first show in the U.S. since 2002 on April 30th at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, CA. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Drowning Staind
TuneLab reports: Drowning Pool have booked a handful of shows including dates with Mudvayne and Staind. Check them out on these dates:

March 18th in Amarillo, TX @ Rex Baxter Building w/ Mudvayne
March 19th in Tulsa, OK @ Cain's Ballroom w/ Mudvayne
April 6th in Killeen, TX @ Hero's
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Europe in Chains
antiMusic reports: Alice in Chains will make a reunion run of Europe this summer. It is not known at press time who be fronting the band in place of the late great Layne Staley. But Jerry Cantrell has announced an initial string of dates via his official website.

5/26- Super Bock Super Rock - Portugal
5/28- Madrid Festimad - Madrid, Spain
6/02- Rock am Ring - Germany
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Jonbenét Sidelined by Injury
punkbands reports: Due to a serious ankle injury sustained late yesterday by the Jonbenét's vocalist, Mike Murland, the band regrettably has to cancel the remaining dates of their tour which was to run through March 19th. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Juliana Theory MP3
punkbands reports: In the wake of The Juliana Theory's break-up nearly a month ago, the band has made available an mp3 of another rarity from the Love sessions. This song is titled "Before I Go," and can be downloaded at the full story link- Click Here for the Full Story 

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SOAD Soulless
the gauntlet reports: According to a post on the bands official website, System of a Down have cancelled their benefit at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA.

"The recognition of the Armenian Genocide has always been a first and foremost priority in the minds of SYSTEM OF A DOWN, so it's unfortunate for us to announce that Souls 2006 has been cancelled.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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