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|Eminem The Night Club|
The rapper is in negotiations to purchase the St. Andrew's Hall venue from Live Nation for an undisclosed amount.
As part of the deal, Eminem and his manager Paul Rosenberg will manage the operation[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
Nelson and tour manager David Anderson, along with Nelson's sister, Bobbie Nelson, and two drivers, were issued citations on Sept. 18 after state troopers said they found marijuana and hallucinogenic mushrooms on the country legend's tour bus during a commercial-vehicle inspection on Interstate 10.
State District Judge Paul deMahy fined
Nelson and Anderson $1,024 each and put both on probation for six months.
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|The Arctic Monkeys To Set Record?|
Music chain HMV said Favourite Worst Nightmare outsold the rest of the top 20 albums combined on Monday.
The album is likely to surpass the 151,000 one-week sales recorded by the Kaiser Chiefs in February, HMV said. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|GNR 2007 World Tour|
June will see GN'R perform three concerts in Mexico before heading to Australia and New Zealand. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|Guest of the Underground|
* Thrash metal veterans TESTAMENT will play before GWAR at the Starland Ballroom on July 14 in New Jersey.
* MUSHROOMHEAD will close the show in their hometown of Cleveland, Ohio on July 21 and will also perform as special guests in Columbus on July 22, Chicago on July 23, and Minneapolis on July 24. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|Aretha The Musical|
|Beyonce Saves You Money!|
|Download's Second Stage Named After Dimebag|
"We are proud to announce the second stage at this year's festival will be called The Dimebag Darrell Stage. One of rock's great guitarists, Darrell was shot dead in 2004 while performing on stage. His bands Pantera, Damageplan and Rebel Meets Rebel all had great success, and festival organizers felt that this was a fitting tribute to a legendary man that has influenced and inspired many great bands. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|Arsonists Get All The Girls... and Deals|
The group just completed their new record, "The Game of Life," with Zack Ohren at Castle Ultimate studios (Animosity, Light This City).[see full story for more including a link to a preview]- Click Here for the Full Story
|I'm a Sellout, Your a Sellout, Wouldn't You Like To Be a Sellout too?|
The publicity stunt begins may 24th. - Click Here for the Full Story
|Negative Reviews Sink Abigail Williams?|
BURY YOUR DEAD
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|Cryptopsy Lose The Voice, Can They Use Yours?|
"CRYPTOPSY is currently looking to audition candidates to fill the positions of Singer/Front man and Keyboardist/Sampler. Singers must be able to sing in clean voice, on pitch, and also be able to scream/growl. If you are motivated and would like to try out please e-mail the band at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a criminal record please don't bother contacting the band, this means you can't tour.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|Faster Pussycat Fight|
"P.S.: FASTER PUSSYCAT is a Trademark in accordance with the requirements of U.S. Trademark, Patent & Copyright Law. Additionally, FASTER PUSSYCAT is a Federally Registered Trademark as certified by the USPTO. Any use of the name FASTER PUSSYCAT without the express written consent of Brent Muscat shall result in severe civil and criminal prosecution."
Is that trademark you flaunt all bark and no bite? The executives at www.fulleffectrecords.com will take great pride in tossing you your Milk Bone to gnaw on. Taime and Greg are waiting by their mail boxes for their royalty checks for all the merchandise you've been pimping for how many years? Additionally, each time you perform the songs TAIME and GREG WROTE, (see examples at the full story link), we will be counting . . . [more drama at the full story link]- Click Here for the Full Story
|Monolith Fest Set|
MONOLITH will host over 70 "emerging artists" – from international headliners to unknowns - making this the first music festival of its kind for Colorado, and the only annual "destination" event for music's legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre. MONOLITH Founders Matt Fecher (South Park Music Festival) and Josh Baker (Midwest Music Summit) will co-produce the event with AEG Live. Baker says of the partnership: "AEG Live is one of the greatest producers of events like ours, and their new Denver operation has a lot of enthusiasm for new ideas and projects." AEG Live Rocky Mountains Vice President Don Strasburg adds: "It's hard to believe that MONOLITH is the first true multi-day festival at Red Rocks." [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
|Claypool's Fancy Live DVD and mockumentary Releases|
FANCY shows the latest band at its peak performance. With long time associates Skerik on sax and Mike Dillon on vibes, marimba and percussion (both of Garage a Trois and Critters' Buggin'), the band is rounded out by Cake drummer Paolo Baldi and multi-instrumentalist Gabby La La. The 2006 tour was in support of Claypool's then-current CD release Of Whales and Woe, and thus material from this album is favored here. Other songs are drawn from 2002's Purple Onion and the 1996 Interscope release Les Claypool and the Holy Mackerel: Highball With the Devil.
In other exciting news, National Lampoon has announced its first feature film acquisition, Electric Apricot: Quest for Festeroo, the directorial debut of Les Claypool. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story
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