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James Brown Gunfight
Launch reports: A gun fight has taken place in America between two friends over the height of James Brown. 

One man was shot twice in the dispute, which is understood to have taken place in a house in Atlanta on Monday.

Dan Gulley Jr. has been charged with assault following the shootout, which saw both men arm themselves in a heated disagreement over how tall the Godfather Of Soul really was.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Doherty Arrested Again
Gigwise reports: [It's Tuesday, time for a story about Pete Doherty getting arrested again… and of course getting off again…] Pete Doherty faces no further action after being arrested by police on Saturday. 

The much-troubled Babyshambles frontman and two other men were arrested for failing to stop for police in a vehicle they were travelling in. 

Doherty and another man were released from police custody in Hackney, East London without any charges.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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A New Bloody Valentine?
Gigwise reports: Seminal post-rockers My Bloody Valentine could be making a very welcome return soon. 

Band lynchpin Kevin Shields says he wants the reunion to take place and the omens look good. 

He said: "I do feel that I will make another great record. We are 100 percent going to make another My Bloody Valentine record unless we die or something." [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Don't Rob Mick Jagger
Gigwise reports: Mick Jagger has forced TV execs to change the name of a sitcom he is set to star in because he didn't think it was appropriate. 

The Rolling Stones front man didn't agree with the series being called 'Let's Rob Mick Jagger' and now the show will be monikered 'Knights Of Prosperity'.

Jagger featured in the pilot for the show but it is unclear if he will star again though other stars including Sting have taken part.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Arab Strap Release
Filter reports: Aiden Moffat and Malcolm Middleton, collectively known as Arab Strap decided to call it quits on September 8 2006, but now their parting shot Ten Years Of Tears is getting a US release, courtesy of Scottish indie Chemikal Underground. Containing never before heard demos, b-sides, new tracks, remixes and more, the album is due to drop February 20th.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Alice Coltrane RIP
CMJ reports: Legendary jazz pianist Alice Coltrane died Friday of respiratory failure at a hospital in West Hills, California. She was 69. Born Alice McLeod, she studied classical and jazz piano early in her life, taking lessons from revolutionary Bud Powell along the way, before she met her most-famous husband, John Coltrane. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Kylie Reschedules
BBC reports: Pop star Kylie Minogue has announced new dates for two concerts cancelled after she fell ill. 

Shows on Monday and Tuesday were called off on doctors' orders after she was diagnosed with a respiratory infection. The concerts have now been rescheduled for Sunday 21 January and Monday 22 January.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Schnee Leaves Paria
blabbermouth.net reports: Drummer Eric Schnee has quit Omaha, NE-based metal band PARIA to move back to his hometown in New Jersey and reform his previous group, THE BINDING.

THE BINDING began practicing over Christmas break and is already in the process of booking some weekend tours in the New England area plus a full U.S. tour this summer.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Replacement Engage
blabbermouth.net reports: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE was forced to postpone the London, Bristol and Paris shows of their current European tour this past weekend due to guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz sustaining a serious back injury. The band has since issued the following update:

"OK, here's the deal. Adam and Howard [Jones, vocals] were sick and wanted to do the Brixton show [in London]. Once they got to the club, both got to see the local physician. After both seeing the doc the prognosis was Howard had a chest infection. Adam, however, was doing much much worse. No way he could do the show, and he was immediately ushered to a nearby hospital. After a series of test, it was decided that Adam would need back surgery again - no more shows, no flying home first, no exceptions…. Concerning the rest of the tour, it will continue with Pete Wichers (ex-SOILWORK) filling in for Adam on guitar.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Floodgate Reunion
blabbermouth.net reports: FLOODGATE, the New Orleans band featuring former EXHORDER and current ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY frontman Kyle Thomas, reunited for a one-off performance at Nola Underground's first annual Raise The Dead festival this past Saturday, January 13 at One Eyed Jack's in New Orleans. Proceeds from the gig will go to the New Orleans Musicians Hurricane Relief Fund, which is an organization that acts as an outreach program to New Orleans musicians affected by Hurricane Katrina. [see full story for more including a link to a video of the performance] - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Allstar Dimebag Tribute
blabbermouth.net reports: Lemmy Kilmister (MOTÖRHEAD), Vinnie Paul Abbott (ex-PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Paul Gray (SLIPKNOT), Jason Bittner (SHADOWS FALL), John "J.D." Deservio (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), Nick Catanese (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), Brian Tichy (BILLY IDOL), Noah Robinson (BLEED THE SKY), Eric Singer (KISS, ALICE COOPER) and Keri Kelli (ALICE COOPER, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, RATT) are among the musicians that will take part in all-star jam to honor of the late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrel Abbott on Saturday, January 20 at the Hilton Hotel in the Pacific Ballroom in Anaheim, California.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Legal Bullet For Tour Manager 
TuneLab reports: Former Bullet for My Valentine tour manager Mark Stickland has filed suit against the band over a 2006 interview with Kerrang! magazine. In the interview drummer Moose said the band caught Stickland pleasuring himself in Germany. Stickland claims he has been portrayed as a "sexual deviant".[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Korn Unplugged Tracks
TuneLab reports: Track listing for Korn's upcoming 'Unplugged' CD has been announced. The performance was recorded on December 9th at MTV studios and is scheduled to stream on MTV.com on February 10th and will air on February 17th. Track listing includes:

1. "Thoughtless"
2. "Blind"
3. "Hollow Life"
4. "Freak On A Leash" (feat. Amy Lee)
5. "Falling Away"
6. "Creep" (Radiohead cover)
7. "Love Song"
8. "Got The Life"
9. "Twisted Transistor"
10. "Dirty"
11. "Coming Undone"
12. "Make Me Bad/In Between Days" (feat. Robert Smith of The Cure)
13. "No One's There"
14. "Throw Me Away"
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Framing Hanely Lose Member
TuneLab reports: Framing Hanely (formerly Embers Fade) have parted ways with guitarist Nathan Birdwell due to creative differences. Birdwell has been replaced by Tim Huskinson.

The band will begin recording their full-length debut with Brett Hestla (Faktion, Dark new Day) next month with a release via Silent Majority Records later this year.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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