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The Day in Rock Digest for 12/16/10: Yesterday we told you about the annual Mark & Brian Christmas Show featuring a super group comprised of Joe Perry, Peter Frampton, Paul Rodger, Michael Anthony, Steve Lukather, and Jason Bonham. KLOS sent over some additional info including BIG NEWS for fans that aren't in Los Angeles but want to check out the show. Billy Idol is headlining the event with a full set and KLOS will be webcasting the event tonight right here

After a tumultuous marriage to Charlie Sheen and a rocky relationship with Richie Sambora, Denise Richards has been quietly dating Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx. more

On the last, new episode of A Different Spin with Mark Hoppus before a short series hiatus, Ben Folds is on hand to hang out with Mark. Tune-in on Thursday, 12/16, at 7/6C on Fuse! Check out Happy Holidays...You Bastard here

Stone Sour, featuring Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor, has posted its new music video online. The video was shot for the ballad track 'Hesitate' which appears on the band's latest studio album 'Audio Secrecy.' You can view the video here

Dates have been announced for Haste The Day's final tour, which will also feature Mychildren Mybride, The Chariot, and A Plea For Purging. Grab em here

Purgatory is working on their sixth album, entitled 'Necromantaeon.' The album will be released on February 4, 2011 via War Anthem Records. more

In some alternate universe out there, thereís a film by Paul Greengrass starring Anthony Mackie as the talented and troubled Jimi Hendrix. Sadly, we donít live in that universe because Experience Hendrix has officially denied the rights to the manís music to be used for the project. more

Warped Tour continues their weekly trickle of band confirmations. The latest additions were unveiled today with The Wonder Years, Winds of Plague, Miss May I, Woe, Is Me more

Coliseum will team up with Rise Against in March for a two-week tour of Europe more

Bring Me The Horizon have announced their hotly anticipated return to the U.S. for "The Game Changers Tour" with support from A Day To Remember, We Came As Romans and Pierce The Veil. more

According to a Twitter update, Adler's Appetite (featuring former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler) will release two new singles on December 24th via iTunes. more

Defeater and Carpathian will team up for a European tour in February/March. more

The Tracii Guns-led version of L.A. Guns will unplug for a very special, one off event at the world famous Hotel Cafe in Hollywood, CA more

Rody Walker of Protest The Hero has posted a new, bombastic video indicating the completion of work on the band's new album. There is also a dog in the video though no word if he appears on the album itself. more

The Word Alive has announced plans to headline a spring 2011 tour with support from Upon A Burning Body, Abandon All Ships, The Color Morale, and For All Those Sleeping. more

Catalepsy will be headlining a handful of December and January dates this winter with support from Suspect Terror. more

Judas Priest have announced two more dates to their final tour dubbed Epitaph. Details about the new dates in Prague and Vienna are here

Mortiis will return to the touring circuit this winter with a two-month, full European tour supporting Combichrist. more

Aaron Gillespie, former Underoath drummer and front man of The Almost, is readying the release of his debut solo album, titled 'Anthem Song.' The album is due out March 8th on Tooth & Nail. more

Ex Deo, the side-project of Kataklysm frontman Maurizio Iacono, has inked a deal with Napalm Records for the release of their next album. more

Insision announces that they have parted ways with their second guitarist, Magnus Martinsson due to Magnus involvement and focus on his other bands and projects. more

Hedley has faced an uphill battle to break into the US market. Having to go from playing sold out stadiums in Canada to playing small clubs in the US, most bands would find the adjustment a humbling experience, but according to Hedley drummer Chris Crippin, itís a welcomed change for the band. more

LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy recently said that he has had to turn down opportunities to work with high-profile indie acts due to his commitment to his band. "Twice, I couldn't make an Arcade Fire record. I couldn't make a Spoon record." more

Due to the overwhelming success and positive feedback from the audience AND drummers at the first Bonzo: The Groove Remains The Same JOHN BONHAM tribute show on Zeptember 25th, 2010, Brian Tichy and Joe Sutton agreed to look into doing it again. more

On this day in 1966, the first Jimi Hendrix Experience single "Hey Joe," was released in the U.K. on Polydor records, the track had been rejected by the Decca label. It went on to be a #6 hit in the U.K., but failed to chart in America.

On this day in 1974, guitarist Mick Taylor announced he was leaving The Rolling Stones, saying he felt that now was the time to move on and do something new. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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