Roundup: Chiodos Suicide Attempt, 25 Years of Metallica, Miley Cyrus, AC/DC, Les Claypool, TI, Heaven & Hell, Sat Radio Monopoly OK'd and more

(antiMusic) Welcome to the Roundup, a new weekend feature for the Day in Rock where we take a quick look at the top stories on some of the best music news sites.

Over at Billboard: Miley Cyrus' "Breakout" (Hollywood) and Sugarland's "Love on the Inside" (Mercury Nashville) continue their charge towards the No. 1 slot on next week's Billboard 200 tally. more

Primus principal Les Claypool has written the original theme track and four other themes for the Nintendo Wii "Mushroom Men" video games, due this fall. more

Heaven & Hell -- aka Black Sabbath Mk. 2, with Ronnie James Dio out front -- has started work on a new album. "We've got about six or seven new songs," Iommi reports. more

T.I.'s upcoming album, "Paper Trail," has changed release dates yet again. The Grand Hustle/Atlantic album will now arrive Sept. 30. more

Over at Blabbermouth: Chiodos frontman Craig Owens discusses his recent suicide attempt. more

Friday (July 25) marked the 25th anniversary of the release of METALLICA's debut album, "Kill 'Em All". more

AC/DC will travel to London, England in early August to shoot a video for the first single off their new album, "Black Ice". more

JON OLIVA'S PAIN, CIRCLE II CIRCLE and MANTICORA are finalizing details for the first leg of their upcoming U.S. tour. more

WALLS OF JERICHO's entire new album, "The American Dream", is currently available for streaming online. more

After DOKKEN's July 23 concert at Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, Florida, the group's frontman Don Dokken decided to change drummers mid-tour. more

RUSH filmed its July 22, 2008 concert at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Alpharetta, Georgia for inclusion of several tracks as bonus material on the band's upcoming companion DVD to the "Snakes & Arrows Live" two-CD set. more

Over at NME: Prosecutors in the Phil Spector murder retrial have filed a motion arguing that jurors should be able to hear testimony on blood evidence and the autopsy of the actress he is accused of killing. more

France's first lady Carla Bruni has knocked Coldplay off the top of the French pop charts, it was announced today (July 25) more

The Subways have announced a US release date for their forthcoming sophomore album. more

Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs has denied rumours that he is engaged to marry his girlfriend. more

Over at Punknews.org: Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness recently spoke with Synthesis.net about the band's future recording plans, a new solo album and a possible documentary on Social D. more

No Trigger frontman Tom Rheault dropped us a line denying recent break-up rumors, and to provide some updates on the band's recent happenings. more

Hopeless has announced the launch of a new imprint. Named P is for Panda, the label is the project of Chad Pearson who founded and ran The Militia Group for 12 years. more

Over at Yahoo Music: Federal regulators formally approved the merger of the nation's only two satellite radio operators Friday, ending a 16-month-long drama closely watched by Washington and Wall Street. more

After devoting himself to gospel on his recent recordings, Randy Travis is back with his first country album in eight years. more

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