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  Quicks: Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Clapton, Verizon Takes on the RIAA.


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Quicks: Top Rock News Stories from across the web. 
 

Blabbermouth is reporting: 

IRON MAIDEN Raise £8000 In Auction For Former Drummer

IRON MAIDEN have managed to raise nearly £8000 from their Clive Burr auction and will donate the proceeds to the Clive Burr Multiple Sclerosis Trust Fund.

According to the group's official web site, bids were received from around the world. The Stage Eddie was bought by an eager Japanese Fan and is currently getting ready to be shipped all the way to the Far East. 

Former IRON MAIDEN drummer Clive Burr is suffering from multiple sclerosis a disease of unknown cause. The disorder is causing him intermittent numbness and can affect his balance. At present there is no known cure for MS, although he is helping test new drugs in the hope that his body response may contribute to a cure.

Clive joined the band at the very end of December 1979 and played on the first three albums, Iron Maiden, Killers and Number of the Beast, and toured extensively with the band over this groundbreaking period before leaving in early 1983.
 

MEGADETH To Issue Posthumous Compilation CD

On September 10th, MEGADETH will issue a posthumous CD, entitled Still, Alive... And Well?, containing studio and live recordings spanning their entire career, including previously unreleased live performances of "Use The Man" and "Conjuring". The album will surface via Sanctuary Records.

The title of the CD was chosen by frontman Dave Mustaine himself. "You may want to know how I named the record," he states in the record's sleeve-notes. "Well, one of the dumbest questions that I was ever asked by an interviewer, and it happened more than once, was: 'What do you want written on your tombstone?' I told them, 'That I am still, alive and well!' "

The complete track listing for the album is as follows:

01. Time/Use The Man (live)
02. Conjuring (live)
03. In My Darkest Hour (live)
04. Sweating Bullets (live)
05. Symphony Of Destruction (live)
06. Holy Wars (live)
07. Moto Psycho
08. Dread And Fugitive Mind
09. Promises
10. The World Needs A Hero
11. Burning Bridges
12. Return To Hangar 

Thanks for Blabbermouth for these reports. 
 


CDNOW is reporting:

Eric Clapton Double Live Album/DVD Due Nov. 5

Eric Clapton's next live album will be the double CD/DVD set, One More Car, One More Rider, due Nov. 5 on Reprise/Duck Records.

The album - Clapton's first live set since 1992's Unplugged -- features songs culled from shows in Los Angeles and Tokyo on his world tour in 2001. The DVD is culled from just the sold-out L.A. shows. 

One More Car, One More Rider, which was produced by Clapton and Simon Climie, will be made available in three formats: double CD, DVD, and a combo-pack of the CDs and DVD.

Disc one track listing:

1. "Key to the Highway"
2. "Reptile"
3. "Got You on My Mind"
4. "Tears in Heaven"
5. "Bell Bottom Blues"
6. "Change the World"
7. "My Father's Eyes"
8. "River of Tears"
9. "Goin' Down Slow"
10. "She's Gone"

Disc two track listing:

1. "I Want a Little Girl"
2. "Badge"
3. "Hoochie Coochie Man"
4. "Have You Ever Loved a Woman? "
5. "Cocaine"
6. "Wonderful Tonight"
7. "Layla"
8. "Sunshine of Your Love"
9. "Over the Rainbow"

 -- Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna (CDNOW Allstar News Reporter)

Thanks to CDNow for this report. 
 


Tinfoil Music News is reporting the following:

The RIAA can kiss our asses, Verizon

A really very good interview with one of the lead hands over at Verizon, on of the US' largest internet service providers. Many ISP's have been suprised and shocked over recent legislation introduced in the Senate and they are taking a firm stand against it. Some ISP's are threatening to ban RIAA folks from their networks, some are seeding P2P networks with bogus files to draw attacks, blocking that attacker from the rest of the network. Noticably absent in this is AOL, parent of Time-Warner.

Thanks to Tinfoil Music News for this report

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