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Manager: ROB HALFORD's Visa Approved, Singer To Re-Enter U.S.

Rob Halford's personal manager John Baxter revealed in a posting on HALFORD's official web site yesterday that the singer's O-1 Visa (U.S. Outstanding Performers Class Visa) has been approved by the INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service) and that Rob would re-enter the U.S. over the course of the next several days. "INS telephoned Rob's U.S. ...

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HALFORD: Rescheduled West Coast Dates Announced

HALFORD have announced the following West Coast dates in early February: Feb. 01 – Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues Feb. 02 – West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues Feb. 07 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues All three shows were originally set to take place in late December/early January, but were ...

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HALFORD To Film Live DVD In Japan

HALFORD will be filming a live DVD during their upcoming tour of Japan, Rob Halford's personal manager John Baxter has confirmed via the group's official web site. "We will be filming the two Tokyo shows [on Feb. 11 and Feb. 15 at Shibuya Kokaido] and potentially Osaka [on Feb. 14 at Shibuya Kokaido] as well ...

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Manager: Why ROB HALFORD Wasn't Allowed Into The U.S.

Rob Halford's personal manager John Baxter has issued his own commentary regarding the postponement of HALFORD's West Coast dates after the singer was denied entry into the United States from London, England due to his work visa not being thoroughly processed by The United States Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS). Baxter's statement is as follows: ...

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HALFORD Frontman Denied Entry Into U.S., West Coast Tour Postoned

HALFORD have been forced to postpone their scheduled three-date West Coast tour until late January after frontman Rob Halford was denied entry into the United States from London, England due to his work visa not being thoroughly processed by The United States Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS). The following is HALFORD's official statement on the ...

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SLIPKNOT's JOEY JORDISON Dreams Of SLAYER Gig

The surprising commercial success of SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor's STONE SOUR project has led to much speculation with regards to his status in SLIPKNOT and the possibility that he may leave the group to focus on STONE SOUR full-time (which Taylor has thus far denied). When recently asked by Australia's Metalshop if the rest of ...

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AEROSMITH Cop Lands On Desk Duty

The NYPD (New York Police Department) inspector under investigation for allegedly helping AEROSMITH rockers Steven Tyler and Joe Perry get gun licenses was placed on modified duty yesterday, the New York Post has reported. Inspector Bernard Petrofsky, former head of the NYPD License Division, was assigned to desk duty — and his gun and badge ...

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KELLY & JACK OSBOURNE: 'THE OSBOURNES' Reality 'Fake'

The first season of "The Osbournes" included sequences staged by MTV, Jack and Kelly Osbourne claimed Tuesday on "Good Morning America". They cited two specific moments that they said MTV had orchestrated — the appearance of a dog therapist, and a dramatic family meeting that ended with Jack storming out. "The most fake thing about ...

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CONTROL DENIED To Complete Work On Sophomore CD

Despite the tragic passing of CONTROL DENIED mainman Chuck Schuldiner (founder of the seminal death metal outfit DEATH) in December 2001, the surviving members of the band — bassist Steve DiGiorgio, vocalist Tim Aymar, guitarist Shannon Hamm, and drummer Richard Christy — will regroup early next year to complete work on the act's long-awaited sophomore ...

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STEVE DIGIORGIO Offers Update On SUICIDE SHIFT, CONTROL DENIED

Former DEATH/CONTROL DENIED and current TESTAMENT/SADUS bassist Steve DiGiorgio has released an update on his official web site on the status of the much-anticipated SUICIDE SHIFT project (featuring DiGiorgio, SADUS guitarist Darren Travis, and TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy) and the possibility of a second CONTROL DENIED album ever seeing the light of day. "I know ...

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DAVE GROHL: I Did Not Have A Relationship With CHRISTINA AGUILERA

Former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl recently denied the reports that he was involved in a casual relationship with pop singer Christina Aguilera. Speaking to Canada's Chart Attack, Grohl said, "That's really funny because I live with my girlfriend in Los Angeles. [The FOO FIGHTERS] were recording in a studio called ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Management: No Reunion Tour Planned

LED ZEPPELIN have denied newspaper reports that they are to reunite for a tour in 2003. The group were set for a US tour with Jason Bonham substituting for his late father John Bonham on drums, said the Sunday Times. The newspaper reported that Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones had patched up ...

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ABORTED Set Track Listing For 'Goremageddon'

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED are tentatively due to record their next full-length CD, entitled Goremageddon: The Saw And The Carnage Done, in November for a March 2003 release through Listenable Records. 10 tracks will be recorded for the album, including a cover of CARCASS' "Carnal Forge" and a new version of the track "Sea ...

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ANNIHILATOR Set Title, Track Listing For Live CD

ANNIHILATOR have set Double Live Annihilation as the title of their forthcoming double live CD, which is tentatively scheduled for release in Europe in January. The group's first official live release since the '89/'90 recordings for In Command (Live 1989-1990), Double Live Annihilation was recorded in Europe in June and features the following track listing: ...

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UPDATE: DROWNING POOL Frontman Died From Heart Disease

DROWNING POOL frontman Dave Williams died of cardiomyopathy, a disorder affecting the heart muscle resulting in inadequate heart pumping, according to a spokesperson for the Medical Examiner's Office for the Northern District of Virginia. The disorder can be caused by several factors, including viral infections, heart attacks, alcoholism, and severe hypertension, among others. On August ...

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DROWNING POOL Singer Died Of Natural Causes

DROWNING POOL frontman Dave Williams' death was due to natural causes and was not drug or alcohol related, as had been widely speculated. On August 14th, the 30-year-old frontman was found dead in a bunk on his tour bus. The band was in Manassas, Virginia, on its way to the next day's Ozzfest show in ...

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DROWNING POOL Death Photo A Hoax: Former Tour Manager

A former tour manager for DROWNING POOL has dismissed as a hoax a recently-circulated photo purported to have been taken of late DP frontman Dave Williams' lifeless corpse in a body bag shortly after he was found dead on the band's tour bus on August 14th. Writing on DROWING POOL's official message board under the ...

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KID ROCK Forced To Replace SHERYL CROW On Next Single

KID ROCK's track "Picture", the next single from his current album, Cocky, will reportedly be released without the vocals of Sheryl Crow, who duets with him on the album version. According to reports, Interscope, Crow's label, has denied permission for Rock to use her vocals for the single, which he says was not necessarily a ...

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ANTHRAX Film Scene For HELEN MIRREN Movie

ANTHRAX filmed a scene last week for an upcoming Helen Mirren movie, Calendar Girls, due sometime next year. Commented guitarist Scott Ian: "It's a true story about these British women that posed for a sexy calendar to raise money for charity. It became huge and they came to LA to be on Jay Leno. Our ...

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PISSING RAZORS To Release Live Album

PISSING RAZORS will issue their first-ever live album, entitled Live In The Devil's Triangle, on November 19th through Spitfire Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Between Heaven And Hell 02. Burning Bridges 03. Fork Tongue 04. Three 05. Vengeance Is Mine 06. Justice Denied 07. C U R S ...

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SAMMY HAGAR, DAVID LEE ROTH Deny Rift On Tour

Former VAN HALEN vocalists Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth may not be the best of friends, but they were cordial to each other on the road — despite rumors to the contrary. Backstage at the MTV Video Music Awards, Roth and Hagar talked about the state of their relationship. When asked if things were ...

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