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10/08/2010
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The Day in Rock Digest for 10/8/10: Ozzy Osbourne has blasted the publicity seeking Westboro Baptist Church leaders for using the lyrics to his song "Crazy Train". Ozzy was appalled when he learned that members of the cult had paraphrased lyrics from the song at a post-Supreme Court hearing press conference in Washington, D.C. more

Velvet Revolver/ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash was joined on stage by Motörhead frontman Lemmy Wednesday night (October 6th) at House Of Blues in West Hollywood, CA. Footage of the pair performing 'Doctor Alibi' is available here. VR should just hire Lemmy to replace Weiland and get on with it!

MTV's James Montgomery claims Linkin Park's new video "Waiting for the End" — which debuted Friday morning (October 8) on MTV.com — is a spiritual successor to Radiohead's "House of Cards" clip more

Mike Ness of Social Distortion has confirmed that the band's Epitaph Records debut will now be released in 2011. In an interview with the Salt Lake Tribune, he confirmed the delay as well as explaining the title, Hard Times & Nursery Rhymes more

John Lennon's son Julian (the one who can actually sing) told fans that he went to see Glenn Hughes solo show and apart from singing Hughes praises, he revealed "looks like we might try a little writing together" more

Bayside have detailed their upcoming full-length. The record is titled Killing Time and it's due out February 22, 2011 via Windup Records, more

Plans for Elijah Wood to play Iggy Pop in a new movie about The Stooges have been shelved – and you can blame Iggy himself. "When I'm dead then people can do that to me (make a movie). If somebody did want to make a biopic of me, I think they should get Lindsay Lohan, actually. She looks like me and she's the only one with enough attitude, too." more

Lillian Axe are searching for a new singer to replace Ronnie Munroe. Munroe, formerly the lead vocalist of Metal Church, joined Lillian Axe as a fulltime member on August 1, 2010 after replacing Derrick LeFevre as lead vocalist of the band but that was short lived. more

Adler's Appetite, featuring former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler, are heading across the pond to play six shows next year. more

AC/DC have beaten Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Beatles in an online poll to find the best acts of all time. more

The New Regime, the "true solo project" of current Nine Inch Nails and former Lostprophets drummer Ilan Rubin, has just released the stems for "Remission Of Guilt", a new song that's currently available as a free download on the band's web site (Fans can remix, upload the song, and enter to win a pair of Ultimate Ears SuperFi5 Pro Dual Armature Earphones.) more

In 2011, an application will made to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to get the late guitar legend Randy Rhoads, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Rhoads was inducted into the Rock Walk in Hollywood in 2004 (where they initially misspelled his last name). more

James Campion at The Aquarian Weekly wrote a scathing rant about the Crock Hall of Lame. He said in part "The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Committee (whatever the hell that is), has seen fit to nominate Alice Cooper, sixteen years after his, or if you prefer the band to the character, its eligibility. This makes what is already an abject mockery of what even the most casual observer of the genre would consider downright silly." more

Bitter End and Alpha & Omega have lined up a handful of January shows on the West Coast more

Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy plans to stay on the road with Avenged Sevenfold for full Nightmare album cycle; video interview available here

Black Rose is currently rehearsing for upcoming reunion shows, which will start in early 2011. According to a press release, "These dates will be the first time the band has played live for over 20 years, but make no mistake they have every intention of delivering the goods just like they did back in the 1980s." more

Winds Of Plague will team up with After The Burial, Carnifex, War Of Ages, and Upon A Burning Body later this year for "The December Decimation Tour 2010." more

Quartered has announced a CD release party set to take place on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at the Rickshaw Theater. Support on the bill will come Stella, Fame and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. more

As Gwar-boss Oderus Orungus was just labelled Honour Grand Marshall for the Toronot Zombie Walk, German edition of Metal Hammer updated its website with a video-interview, featuring the Marshall elaborating on how best to kill earthlings here

Elvis Costello's new album "National Ransom" is due out on October 25th on Starbuck's label Hear Music. The big man himself has released the first single, "That Spell You Cast" as a free download just this morning more

The Scorpions have confirmed that even though their concert in Athens, Greece has been canceled, their gig in Sofia in still on the agenda, the organizer Contactmusic has announced. more

Born Of Osiris has entered Bota Studio in Lake In The Hills, Illinois to begin recording its third album for an early 2011 release via Sumerian Records more

Mother Of Mercy and Fire and Ice will be touring together in November. more

To/Die/For have entered a studio in Orimattila, Finland to begin recording their sixth album for a tentative early 2011 release. Several tracks are being laid down during the initial sessions, including "Cry For Love" (Iggy Pop cover), "Into The Storm" (working title), "Death Comes In March", "Angelica" and "Bittersweet Bleeding Heart" more

On this day in 1966, Cream drummer Ginger Baker collapsed during a gig at Sussex University, England after playing a 20-minute drum solo. He recovered in a local hospital. And on this day in 2000, Radiohead started a two-week run at #1 on the U.K. album chart with Kid A. It also went to #1 in the U.S. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here -

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