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The Day in Rock Digest for 8/16/10: Boston.com has this tidbit (based on the word on an unnamed source, so read with a pound of salt): Curious why Aerosmith and J. Geils didn't do a tune together at Fenway? It might have to do with a last-minute feud between the bands' famously demanding frontmen Steven Tyler and Peter Wolf. We're told Tyler didn't want Wolf to use the ramp that extended into the audience and told him so the night before the show. According to our source, the singers had a "heated argument'' in the outfield as a few dozen workers put the finishing touches on the stage Friday. Needless to say, the emotions were not so sweet. more

Disturbed have announced a new batch of tour dates set to take place in October alongside Hail The Villain and Art of Dying. The tour dates are completely separate from their headlining runs on the European Corporate Sponsored Taste of Chaos tour and previously announced North American tour dates. dates

After the success of the six part radio series My ReGeneration , hosted by Def Leppard's Joe Elliott on Planet Rock, the show has now been extended for another 13 weeks! Renamed to The Joe Elliott Show, Joe will be playing the music that has inspired him over the years for an hour every week on Saturdays at 7:00PM (UK time), with a repeat on Thursday at 10:00PM. more

Though the band was forced to cancel their Warped Tour dates due to injury, Sum 41 will be hitting the road in Europe this fall with support from The Black Pacific (ex-Pennywise) and Veara. more

Adler's Guns N' Recovery With Slash's Help: "It's not like I ever lost any love for Steven [Adler]," Slash tells QMI Agency. "Over the years, I kept tabs on him. When it got really, really bad, I went over and tried to get him help. I've been on this long recovery thing with him. I was just trying to get to him before something truly dire happened to him."

"It's just so wonderful to have a relationship with Slash again," says Adler. "He is one of my biggest supporters, and one of my biggest supports when it comes to sobriety and getting my life together" more

The Sex Pistols now have their own perfume. Classic Rock reports, crazy as it may sound the veteran punks have gone into business with Elat Libre D'Orange to launch what's claimed to be a 'revolution in a bottle'. more

Cold are currently in New York City recording an additional three new songs that will be included on the band's long-awaited fifth album, "Epic". According to frontman Scooter Ward, the record "will be complete in three weeks and then release dates will be [announced]." more

In an interview with Billboard.com, Black Country Communion drummer Jason Bonham is hinting that the supergroup - consisting of Bonham, vocalist Glenn Hughes, blues rock guitar titan Joe Bonamassa and keyboardist Derek Sherinian - is talking about recording a second album before starting to tour in 2011. more

According to the Hollywoodreporter.com, Ozzfest organizers are suing bootleggers before they actually bootleg. Live Nation has now joined AEG in filing a lawsuit, this time against several John Does (Wiki definition: used as a placeholder name in a legal action, case or discussion for a male party, whose true identity is unknown or must be withheld for legal reasons) in advance of Ozzfest in Devore, CA. more

Iron Maiden's new album, The Finla Frontier, will be featured on Metal Express Radio's 30 minute Daily Album Premiere on Tuesday, August 17th ,offering the fans a listen to some of the material. more

Whitechapel will headline a three-week fall tour with support from Impending Doom, Miss May I, Oceano, and I Declare War. more

Raven are celebrating their 35th Anniversary with a string of North American live dates this fall. more

To support the release of their long-awaited new album "Blood Of The Nations", reformed heavy metal legends Accept have announced a 24-hour "news marathon" to take place the day before the album's European release on August 20 via Nuclear Blast Records more

British festival mogul Michael Eavis has sparked rumors he's landed Prince as the prestigious headline act for next year's Glastonbury. more

Disdained will be offering their final album 'The Final Opus' as a free download more

Mose Giganticus will team up with Tub Ring for a brief tour to begin late this month more

KISS, AC/DC and Slash are leading the nominations for the Classic Rock Roll of Honor awards, with two nods each. Rock legends KISS and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash are both nominated in the prestigious Album of the Year and Band of the Year categories. more

According to the Deep Purple Appreciation Society, there is an authorized photo book on Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell, Rainbow, Elf) due out in the fall. Approved by Wendy Dio, a donation from each copy sold will go to the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund more

Rooks guitarist Marco Mandujano will be taking over vocal duties in the band, filling the spot left vacant following the departure of their former singer. more

Ghoul Patrol parted ways with vocalist Jukka Pihlajaniemi back in June. The band has now announced that session singer Oku (Murdershock, Fleshred, ex-Chaos Infinitum) will be joining the band as the replacement vocalist more

There have been years of touring, countless shows, one record released and another one due out soon, and Gin Blossoms front man Robin Wilson says it never fails, someone will come up to him and say, "I thought you broke up." more

On September 22nd, Ratt will be releasing their first-ever live CD plus DVD called Rattn' Live in Japan via Roadrunner. more

Sigur Ros frontman Jonsi pulls headline slot at Flow Festival The XX and Marina And The Diamonds are bumped up the bill at Helsinki bash more

Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big, Racer X) will bring his Fuzz Universe to life, during his return to Europe in late autumn and early winter of 2010. more

A mere 11 months after declaring to the world they would no longer be working together, Faith Circus have returned. The band are in pre-production for a brand new studio album, to be released in the spring. more -

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