Today's Top Rock News Stories From Across the Web
brought to you this week by

Click Here To Bookmark DayInRock.com - Make The DayInRock.com Your Homepage - RSS feed


Recap of top stories for the week of March 20th
Got News?
Know of a news story that should be included in the next Day in Rock report? Click here to let us know about it!
Deluxe Motorhead
KNAC reports: Three of Motorhead's most important albums -- 1983's 'Another Perfect Day,' 1986's 'Orgasmatron' and 1987's 'Rock 'N' Roll' -- are now getting special treatment. Two-disc deluxe expanded editions of each are being released via Sanctuary Records on March 28, 2006. Supplemental bonus tracks include single B-sides, live versions and rarities. The liner notes include essays, previously unseen photos and images of memorabilia.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Motorhead - Motorhead CDs - Motorhead Tickets - Comments

Sonic Youth Details
CMJ reports: Now that Sonic Youth has sent out early copies of their latest LP, the long national nightmare of trying to figure out the album's title and tracklist is finally over. It looks like the new record is called Rather Ripped, not 'Sonic Death' or 'Do You Believe In Rapture?' as previously reported. "Do You Believe In Rapture?" has instead been reserved for one of the track's names. Rather Ripped will be out June 13 on Geffen.[see full story for tracks]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Sonic Youth - Sonic Youth CDs - Sonic Youth Tickets - Comments

Primal Scream Return
Tripwire reports: Primal Scream is back with a new album... and there was much rejoicing! Due out on June 5th in the UK, details about their forthcoming release have finally been unleashed and it sounds like a doozy! For starters, the album now has a name: Riot City Blues. 

There are a few guest appearances on the new tracks, including Will Sergeant from Echo & The Bunnymen, who plays lead guitar on "When The Bomb Drops". Alison Mosshart from The Kills shows up on a few tracks providing backing vocals, even singing a duet with Bobby Gillespie on "Dolls". [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Primal Scream - Primal Scream CDs - Primal Scream Tickets - Comments

Eno Denies Roxy
Gigwise reports: Despite widespread media reports the legendary Brian Eno is not working on the new Roxy Music album. 

The official Roxy Music website had announced the news a while back, but have since deleted all posts. 

Now Brian Eno website EnoWeb claims the reports were "untrue and just in-good-faith wishful thinking from the journalists -- Brian has no involvement with the band's current recording or tour plans. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Roxy Music - Roxy Music CDs - Roxy Music Tickets - Comments

Rare Korn
Epic reports: Epic Records is excited to release the first-ever live collection from multi-platinum, Grammy-award winning rockers KoRn, titled KoRn: Live & Rare, on May 9th. A companion piece for 2004's Greatest Hit Vol. 1, KoRn Live & Rare delivers thirteen songs and is a must for any KoRn fan. Live & Rare includes ten previously unreleased tracks from their famous 2003 gig at the infamous CBGB's in New York City, their landmark 1999 Woodstock performance as well as their Klassic cover of Metallica, rare b-sides and more. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Korn - Korn CDs - Korn Tickets - Comments


Full report from 3/24: Brokeback Fraud- Lenny Hendrix- Emo Bastards- Diddy's Purse- Rare Korn- MTV Trumps- Pio Leyva RIP- Doherty Kicks Reporter- Eno Denies Roxy- Sonic Youth- Primal Scream- Audioslave- Motorhead- Norma Jean- Against Me!- Ringo- Ozzfest- Small Faces- Zombi- 10,000 Hippies- David Ford- Rainer Maria- Herbie Hancock- Yeah Yeah Yeahs- Kylesa - Van Hun- more

Crazy Bitch Paris
BW&BK reports: In a recent interview with Chart Attack, BUCKCHERRY vocalist Josh Todd revealed that the band's current single, 'Crazy Bitch', from their new album 15, was inspired by the infamous Paris Hilton sex tape.

"That kind of sparked the idea. All the guys that we know have had crazy girls like that in their lives, so we wanted to write a song with an idea that people could latch on to."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Buckcherry - Buckcherry CDs - Buckcherry Tickets - Comments

KNAC reports: Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler will undergo surgery this week for an undisclosed medical condition, forcing the band to cancel the remaining dates of its North American tour.

The band's publicist, Marcee Rondan, said Tuesday that Tyler was "doing fine" but declined to elaborate on his condition.

Tyler, who turns 58 on Sunday, can't perform for an extended period of time, Rondan said, adding the band was on hiatus.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Aerosmith - Aerosmith CDs - Aerosmith Tickets - Comments

Radiohead World Tour
CMJ reports: The almighty Radiohead has confirmed all the rumors and have announced they will embark on a tour that will hit Europe in May and the US and Canada in June. More good news for fans; the band will be debuting new material on the trek. The tour will kick off May 1 with Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood playing the Friends Of The Earth Festival in London. The band will also be headlining Bonnaroo and the V Festival.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Radiohead - Radiohead CDs - Radiohead Tickets - Comments

Hanky Panky Jr?
Gigwise reports: The son of legendary country music star Hank Williams has been accused of harassing a hotel bar waitress.

Hank Williams Jr is accused by 19 year old Holly Hornbeak of swearing at her, trying to kiss her and attempting to lift her in a chokehold.

Williams has vehemently denied the allegations reports the BBC with his publicist Kirt Webster adding: "I am shocked at such allegations."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Hank Williams Jr - Hank Williams Jr CDs - Hank Williams Jr Tickets - Comments

Mindcrime Leak
Day in Rock reports: Queensrÿche returned to the studio this summer to record the long-anticipated sequel to 1988's acclaimed concept album Operation: Mindcrime. Praised by critics and certified platinum, the original remained on Billboard's album chart for more than a year and its dynamic music and powerful message still resonate today. In conjunction with the April 4th release of Operation: Mindcrime II, Queensrÿche has planned a full summer/fall tour for 2006. The tour, presented by VH1 Classic, will feature a full stage show, including surround sound, new video imagery and actors playing out both parts of the Operation: Mindcrime saga. 

Check out the full story link to preview the entire CD courtesty of the good folks at Special Ops!- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Queensryche - Queensryche CDs - Queensryche Tickets - Comments

LAPD Vs Kid Rock
TMZ reports: The LAPD is tracking down leads after receiving a complaint from a paparazzo who claims Kid Rock's bodyguards hit him and threw his camera to the ground. 

The alleged incident took place Wednesday morning at 2:00AM, in front of the Roosevelt Hotel. Kid Rock had just left Teddy's, the club at the hotel, when a 26-year-old photographer attempted to take a picture.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Kid Rock - Kid Rock CDs - Kid Rock Tickets - Comments


Full Report for 3/23: LAPD Vs Kid Rock- R.Kelly Allegations- Hanky Panky Jr?- Yoko Slams Séance- Aerosurgery- Radiohead Tour- Purple Bane- Built To Spill- Myspace Love Song- Morrissey- Meeks Tour- Digital Chili Peppers- Therion- C-Murder- Motorhead Clutch- Bouncing Souls- Metallica- Mindcrime Leak- Alice Cooper- Homeless Jesus- Fans Vs Aiken- Warped Party- more

we took a rare day off this week in celebration of the anniversary of Keavin's 21st birthday. 
GNR April
Day in Rock reports: Live Nation/Clear Channel reports that Guns N' Roses will release the long awaited Chinese Democracy album next month. The report however does not specify where this information came from.

This news comes after weeks of speculation about the imminent release of the album after several tracks leaked and Axl Rose playing the CD for several people. However, nothing official has been announced as of yet but the band are set to play several festivals in Europe this summer. 

antiMusic's dolemint offered up a review of the leaked tracks a couple weeks ago.  [see full story for the full review]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Update: Our good friends at Talking Metal reported the following: Clear Channel's official website announced that the long awaited Guns N' Roses album, "Chinese Democracy," would arrive on store shelves in April, so TalkingMetal.com contacted Axl's management to get the real scoop. Sanctuary Management told TalkingMetal.com that the Clear Channel article was "interesting" but stressed that they will issue an official press release when a release date is confirmed.- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Guns N' Roses - Guns N' Roses CDs - Guns N' Roses Tickets - Comments

Metallica Ozzfest?
BW&BK reports: According to BW&BK sources, the OZZFest/METALLICA rumour is getting bigger. The Bay Area thrashers are "supposed to" announce their North American tour plans when they return from South Africa after their March 25th show at Green Point Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa. Metallica's schedule has them booked for June and two dates in August - one of which (August 13th at Summer Sonic Festival in Osaka, Japan) coincides with an OZZFest date. However, this leaves Metallica's schedule open between July 1st and August 9th.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Metallica - Metallica CDs - Metallica Tickets - Comments

Beatles Box
MTV reports: On April 11 Capitol will release the Beatles collection The Capitol Albums, Vol. 2. The four-CD follow-up to the 2004 set The Capitol Albums, Vol. 1 will include four Beatles albums originally released in 1965: The Early Beatles, Beatles VI, the "Help!" soundtrack and the U.S. version of Rubber Soul. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

Related News - Related Music - - Comments

Classic Struggle Injury
Blabbermouth reports: Drummer Tyler Solnosky of the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-based metal/thrash/hardcore act THE CLASSIC STRUGGLE was reportedly involved in an accident while on tour earlier in the month and is currently recovering from his injuries at a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Classic Struggle - Classic Struggle CDs - Classic Struggle Tickets - Comments

Wylde Deal
Roadrunner reports: Roadrunner Records is proud to announce the signing of legendary guitarist Zakk Wylde and his band, Black Label Society. Having sold over 1.4 million albums worldwide BLS is currently working with producer Michael Beinhorn (Soundgarden, Ozzy Osbourne, Red Hot Chili Peppers) on Shot To Hell, the first release for Roadrunner that will be released this summer. "After spending a lifetime as Wylde Z. Coyote, I guess it was just a matter of time before I'd catch the Roadrunner, " comments Wylde. Shot To Hell is the follow up to Mafia, which debuted in March 2005 at #15 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart and at #1 on the Top Independent Albums chart. The top rock track "In This River" from Mafia will be on the upcoming MTV2 Headbangers Ball: The Revenge album that is out April 11th. BLS, who were just announced as the Ozzfest second stage headliner, will tour the world extensively in support of the new album. Zakk is currently finishing up the newest from BLS and writing and recording with Ozzy Osbourne for his new album. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Zakk Wylde - Zakk Wylde CDs - Zakk Wylde Tickets - Comments


Full Report for 3/21: GNR April- Metallica Ozzfest?- Tyler Denies Cancer- Stapp Porn Ban- Beatles Box- Cradle of HIM- Morello Bingo- Matisyahu - Radiohead- Vader- Cult- Classic Struggle Injury- Velvet Prince- 3 Doors Skynyrd- Slayer- Thursday- Belivaqua Now Drips- Society 1- Gorefest- Rhino Bucket- Mastodon- Zakk Wylde- Kimmel Bordello- INXS- Kamelot - more

Bizkit Over
Rockdirt reports: Those hoping for new material from Limp Bizkit won't be happy to hear what Wes Borland had to say to MTV News. "We're officially on hiatus, maybe even officially over," the guitarist said. "It's kind of up in the air. No one said, 'We're done as a band.' Everyone's just doing their own thing, and [some members] don't have time for this band anymore. I haven't quit, but I've also decided to stop thinking about Limp.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Limp Bizkit - Limp Bizkit CDs - Limp Bizkit Tickets - Comments

Van Halen RIP?
KNAC reports: Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony was interviewed in February 2006 for the April issue, which is out now. ...On the current status of Van Halen: "Well never say never but we're currently in a state of limbo. After the reunion tour ended so abruptly we all went into our own corners and truthfully Ed doesn't want to tour right now or maybe ever again. I don't know what he's thinking at this point. So I would say that we're on a temporary hiatus that possibly could become permanent, you never know. With that said I realize that's not much of an answer but that's really where things are right now and tomorrow it could all change again."[see full story for A TON more, he discusses a lot of issues like the reunion with Roth, the 04 tour etc]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Van Halen - Van Halen CDs - Van Halen Tickets - Comments

Pantera Behind the Music
Blabbermouth reports: VH1 has officially begun production on a "Behind the Music" special on PANTERA. An exact date for the show has not yet been announced.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Pantera - Pantera CDs - Pantera Tickets - Comments

Randy Rhoads Not Forgotten
SMN reports: 24 years ago, on March 19, 1982, at the tender age of 25 years old, guitarist Randall 'Randy' Rhoads, along with Andrew Aycock, 36, and Rachel Youngblood, 58, died in a tragic plane crash. Rest in Peace. [more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

More on Randy Rhoads - Randy Rhoads CDs - Randy Rhoads Tickets - Comments


Full for report for 3/20: Bizkit Done- 50 Cent Jacko Duet- Van Halen RIP?- Notorious R.I.P. Off- Arctic Mayhem- Roxy Music Reunite- Silverstein- Pantera- Down - Motorhead Choir- Rebel Meets Rebel- QOTSA- Nightwish- Hell Freezes Over Tour- Comeback Kid- Himsa Reject Ozzfest- Plastic Fuse- It Dies Today- Randy Rhoads- T.Rex DVD- All That Remains- Gay Aiken- more

antiMUSIC News featured on RockNews.info .