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Report for 10/16/06
Picks of the Day
Before we get to today's news here are our picks of the day featuring our latest reviews and the song of the day to listen to while reading today's report!

Song: Ill Nino - "Arrastra" MP3

Artist: Deicide

Reviews: The Who Live | Fled Five | Fort interview

GNR Tour Delay
blabbermouth.net reports: GUNS N' ROSES has postponed the first two shows of its fall U.S. tour. The Jacksonville, FL concert, which was originally supposed to take place October 20, is now scheduled for October 31, and the Nashville, TN show - previously slated for October 22 - will take place in January 2007 (date to be announced).[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Beatle Pantyhose?
Gigwise reports: Sir Paul McCartney is attempting to trademark his name for use on a range of products - including pantyhose. 

The former Beatles star - who is currently facing a costly divorce from his second wife Heather Mills - has lodged documents in London's trademarks registry through his company MPL Communications which will allow him exclusive rights to use his surname on a number of products.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Game Vs Fiddy Pt II
Gigwise reports: The Game has reignited his long-running feud with 50 Cent by launching a stinging attack on his rival rapper. 

He tells MTV News, "When (50 Cent) looks at himself in the mirror at home he probably drops tears 'cos no matter what he does I'm flat out better than him. G-Unit is dead as a brand. People just aren't into wearing their stuff anymore because I came out and dismantled their whole crew, record label and a group. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Diddy Band Crash
MTV reports: Four Members Of Diddy's Danity Kane Involved In Ohio Car Crash 

Some of the "Making the Band 3" singers have been treated and released from a hospital in Toledo, Ohio. They were on their way to a concert on Thursday, which was canceled along with the Friday gig DK were supposed to perform in Michigan. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Freddy Fender RIP
AP reports: Freddy Fender, the "Bebop Kid" of the Texas-Mexico border who later turned his twangy tenor into the smash country ballad "Before the Next Teardrop Falls," died Saturday. He was 69.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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36 Flavors of Ryan Adams
Gigwise reports: Ryan Adams has posted up 36 new tracks on his rejuvenated website - showcasing his "refreshed" attitude. 

The singer-songwriter has put together a selection called 'You Are The Audience' on his official website's 'Cardinal Radio' section - which fully showcases Adams' eccentric side. Most of the tracks come in at the minute mark, and feature a bizarre array of sound snippets to match an equally idiosyncratic lyrical content.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Motley Tat Shop
blabbermouth.net reports: MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil's Las Vegas tattoo shop, Vince Neil Ink, is scheduled to open November 3. The 2,200-square-foot shop located at the Flamingo in the area where O'Shea's Irish pub is being replaced will be part of "a rock and roll vibe" in the space, Neil told the Las Vegas Review-Journal last June.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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My Ruin 4th Surgery
blabbermouth.net reports: Guitarist Mick Murphy of MY RUIN boyfriend of the group's lead vocalist, Tairrie B., who was "seriously injured" in a car accident in late September has issued the following update on Tairrie's condition:

"Tairrie asked me to post a blog here with an update on her operation yesterday since so many of you have been writing in with positive messages and concerns. While we thought this Friday the 13th was going to be the third and final surgery, the doctor felt that she was not ready for the graft as planned so instead she took Tairrie into surgery and pulled together a good portion of the skin on her arm and sewed what she could which reduced the size of the open wound quite a bit. She explained to us that she would like to try and save as much of the skin on B's arm as possible and wanted the grafted area to be as small as it can be. While this is great news, it also extends the process and it is now even more painful than it was before. Tairrie is set for her 4th and final surgery (hopefully) this Wednesday, October 18th.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Downlord Open Grave Tour
blabbermouth.net reports: Open Grave Records has announced the first official label tour sponsored in part by Unrestrained! magazine. The trek is scheduled to take place March 6, 2007 April 3, 2007 and will feature DOWNLORD (featuring ex-members of BENEDICTION, BOLT THROWER and INIQUITY), NECRODEMON, CLOUDS TURNED BLACK and A DARK TOMORROW. The tour will travel through 24 U.S. cities. Booking is being handled by Connecticut-based Dragons Wing Entertainment and Booking. Dragon's Wing can be reached via www.dragonswingbooking.com. Tour dates and locations to be announced as they are made available.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Emo Clowns
pr-inside reports: KASABIAN have rubbished MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE as "clowns", insisting they will soon fall out of favour even though they have just topped the British singles charts with WELCOME TO THE BLACK PARADE. The CUTT OFF rockers can't understand how anyone can enjoy emo music, and are hopeful the whole genre will soon disappear completely.

Singer TOM MEIGHAN says, "It's like ventriloquists' music. It's weird and dark. They don't have anything positive to say. The only good news is that it won't last. These clowns won't be around for much longer. "[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Metallica DVD
Metallica reports: "We've been getting requests for many years to release all the promotional videos on DVD and it's finally happening! In addition to every video we've ever made, for the first time ever the '2 Of One', release (which up until now has only been available on VHS) will be available on DVD. Also included is 'Mama Said', which never aired in North America, maybe not even anywhere in the world, and a few little extras such as 'The Unforgiven' theatrical version and the 'Some Kind Of Monster' film trailer. Plus, all the audio has been re-mixed in 5.1 surround sound. 

Look for the DVD at your favorite music store on December 4th in most of the world, December 5th in North America. Keep an eye on the Metallica.com Store for more details on how you can pre-order your copy... coming soon!"[see full story for artwork and track info]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Saves the Day Solo Tour
punkbands reports: Saves the Day's vocalist/guitarist, Chris Conley, is going unplugged for a handful of acoustic solo tour dates this fall. Conley will kick off his solo tour by performing at this year's Bamboozle Left festival. Following Bamboozle Left, the unaccompanied Conley will be joined by The Dear Hunter on all dates, and by Dan Andriano of Alkaline Trio, on November 5th at Stone Pony. 

Dates are as follows:
10/15 Pomona, CA @ Bamboozle Left
11/1 Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar
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Blond Ramones
punkbands reports: Blondie singer Deborah Harry performed at the legendary CBGBs club in New York last night (October 14) for one of the venue's final shows before its doors are closed for good. The singer played a series of hits from her back catalogue for an acoustic set alongside a cover of The Ramones track 'I Want To Be Your Boyfriend', reports Reuters. 

"This is a little weird, you know, but anything for old CB's," she told the crowd. "What are we going to do now? Where are we going to go?" she asked before launching into 'Tide Is High'.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Propagandhi Tour
punkbands reports: Propagandhi are dog-paddling across the Atlantic pond for an intensive 10 day assasult (December 7th - 17th) on the Queen's land. The UK I mean. And Ireland. Visit G7 Welcoming Committee for more details.

12.07.06 Bristol The Thekla 
12.08.06 Tunbridge Wells The Forum 
12.09.06 London Underworld 
12.10.06 Brighton Concorde 2 
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Euro Pepping Tom
SMN reports: Mike Patton's PEEPING TOM have announced the following European tour dates for the month of November:

November 1 - Paris, France @ Grand Rex w/ Gnarls Barkley 
November 3 - Manchester, UK @ Academy w/ Gnarls Barkley 
November 5 - London, UK @ Brixton w/ Gnarls Barkley 
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Incubus Dates
SMN reports: INCUBUS will kick off the new year with the following North American tour dates:

January 5 - Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
January 6 - Seattle, WA @ The Paramount
January 7 - Portland, OR @ Roseland
January 9 - San Francisco, CA @ Warfield
January 12 - San Diego, CA @ SOMA
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