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Report for 03/30/06
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Rapper Stabs Fans
Gigwise reports: Three teenagers were stabbed at an after show party for London rapper Lethal Bizzle in the early hours of Monday morning.

Two seventeen year olds and an 18 year old were reportedly involved in a fracas with members of the Hip Hop stars entourage resulting in all three being stabbed.

One of the youngsters is seriously ill in hospital after being stabbed in the back at the event at the Bar & Grill on Bold Street in the city.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Broken Jovi
Contact Music reports: BON JOVI guitarist RICHIE SAMBORA was treated for a broken left arm after a fall at his home in Los Angeles last week (ends24MAR06). Although his arm is in a sling, Sambora will still perform when Bon Jovi begins the Japanese stadium leg of their HAVE A NICE DAY world tour on 8 April (06). [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Moz Boycotted
Gigwise reports: Canadian Morrissey fans have made a fight back against the star for boycotting the country over its seal �culling.'

Fans on the website Stille Post � Canada's biggest indie music message board � have launched a campaign urging Canadians to boycott buying Morrissey records. 

A small minority of the fans are outraged that Morrissey has decided to axe shows in the country because of what he sees are �barbaric' acts, reports the BBC. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Prince is King of charts
Reuters reports: Innovative funk rocker Prince scored his first No. 1 album on the U.S. pop charts in almost 17 years with his latest release, "3121," his record label said on Wednesday.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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B.I.G Payoff
Reuters reports: The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $1.1 million payment to the family of slain rapper Notorious B.I.G because of errors in a civil wrongful death trial over accusations that he was murdered by rogue police officers.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Whitney on Crack?
hecklerspray reports: There was a time when Whitney Houston believed that children were the future, but now it seems as if smoking loads of crack until all her teeth fall out is the only future Whitney Houston believes in.

That's according to Tina Brown, the sister-in-law of Whitney Houston, who made these revelations in an interview with The National Enquirer. If the claims are true, it's a shame - we were kind of hoping that the stories about Bobby Brown pulling turds out of Whitney's bum with his fingers was as nasty as it got.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Z'nuff on the Run for VH1
antiMusic reports: If you're close to Las Vegas you have the opportunity to witness the reunion of Enuff Z'nuff as Donnie Vie, Chip Z'nuff, Vik Foxx, and John Monaco take the stage tonight at the Cheyenne Saloon at 8 PM as part of VH1's new 'Band's on the Run.' 

This concert is part of the pilot episode for the new series and brings together Donnie, Chip and Vik on stage for the first time in 13 years. While we don't have firm confirmation, we hear that they are competing against Bow Wow Wow. 

Hailed as the Beatles of the 90s, the bands rockin' melodic music has won them fans the world over with over a dozen releases to their credit, Enuff Z'nuff still continues to impress critics and fans with every release. In fact, Ralph Sutton of the nationally syndicated Tour Bus radio show recently singled out the band in an interview with About.com as the most underrated band of all time. "I always say that Enuff Z'Nuff has put out some of the most consistent CDs in any band's history," Sutton said. "They have like 15 albums or something like that and some of their best songs are on the later ones. They never got a fair shake." [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Weird Walk
Aversion reports: Weird Al Yankovic's fans are hoping to raise enough money to get the satirist his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

A fan group's trying to pony up the $15 grand necessary to apply for a spot on the Walk of Fame. The group, which has launched a web site to solicit donations at WeirdAlStar.com, is also preparing a fund-raising concert to help find the cash to immortalize the accordion player.[see full story for more on the show and Al]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Idol Threats
TMZ reports: The brains behind the anti-'Idol' Web site VoteForTheWorst.com says he's gotten death threats from Kellie Pickler fans.

David Della Terza tells TMZ that he's pushing people to vote for contestants whom he believes are the worst singers. The 23-year-old says FOX is so upset with his Web site, they've called out their lawyers to threaten him [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 


Metal Academy
Blabbermouth reports: Former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland will participate as a "guest of honor" in the upcoming Sky Academy concerts featuring former SCORPIONS guitar legend Uli Jon Roth. The list of guests is now shaping up as follows:

Andy Aledort (Guitar World Editor)
Don Dokken (DOKKEN)
Doug Doppler
[a ton more so click on over to find out who else is involved and where.]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Europe Down!
Blabbermouth reports: DOWN � the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) � have confirmed the following dates as part of their spring/summer European tour:

May 19 - Hamburg, GER - Grosse Freiheit 
May 20 - Cologne, GER - Live Music Hall 
May 21 - Tilburg, NETH - 013
[yes, there are even more dates for you lucky European bastards, so see full story and the fine folks at Blabbermouth with hook you up with those plus more info]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Anthrax Deadwood
Blabbermouth reports: ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian was recently featured as an extra on HBO's "Deadwood". Scott plays a bodyguard protecting George Hearst. Check out a photo at the the full story link. Look for the "Deadwood" episode featuring "gunslinger Scott" to air sometime this June.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Red Hot Space Peppers
TuneLab reports: Each disc in upcoming Red Hot Chili Peppers double album, 'Stadium Arcadium', will have its own title. The twenty-eight track set will be divided between two discs, 'Mars' and 'Jupiter'. Track listing for the albums are as follows:

'Jupiter': 1. "Dani California" 2. "Snow (Hey Oh)" 3. "Charlie" 4. "Stadium Arcadium" 5. "Hump de Bump" 6. "She's Only 18" 7. "Slow Cheetah" 8. "Torture Me" 9. "Strip My Mind" 10. "Especially in Michigan" 11. "Warlocks" 12. "C'mon Girl" 13. "Wet Sand" 14. "Hey"[see full story for more info include the tracks to Mars]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Country Halen
KNAC reports: David Lee Roth will be singing Van Halen songs again this spring, but not with the band. Roth is featured on three tracks on Strummin' With The Devil, a collection of Van Halen songs done in bluegrass style that will be released on June 6th.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Pantera in Chains
KNAC reports: KNAC.COM's Junkman just filed this report on his trip to Metal Skool last night:

"A wild night at Metal Skool Monday At the Key Club in Hollywood!

After an appearance earlier in the evening featuring Stephen Pearcy doing acoustic versions of Ratt songs, Metal Skool were joined onstage by Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell for a rockin version of "Man In The Box". This, followed by ex-Pantera singer Philip Anselmo joining the band for a killer take on the Pantera classic "Walk". Plus, on drums, The Rev from Avenged Sevenfold.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Europe Avenged
The PRP reports: Avenged Sevenfold will be heading overseas in June for some festival shows along with dates supporting both Metallica and Guns N' Roses (or what's left of them), here's the stops:
June 03rd Nurburgring, GER - Rock Am Ring Festival
June 04th Nurnburg, GER - Rock Im Park Festival
June 06th Berlin, GER - Waldebuhne (Feat. Metallica)
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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AFI Set Release
punkbands reports: Jade has confirmed the news that AFI's new album is to be called "Decemberunderground". I'm not sure if it's meant to be one word or two. Here is his confirmation: Ok, here it is: AFI's 7th album will be called........Decemberunderground. It will be out June 6th. Oh yes.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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