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HUSTLER Magazine Now 'Rocks'

After 30 years of hardcore publication, Hustler magazine is changing face. As of August 2003, Hustler added a new rock section, featuring the biggest names in music. The change came about when Hustler decided to take an edgier tone. For that reason, Hustler brought in Nancy B. Sayle, a 20-year music industry veteran, as the ...

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Review: OZZY's Metal Shows Fatigue

David Sprague of The New York Daily News reports that "viewers of MTV's 'The Osbournes' were left this season wondering just how much reality the show actually presented. The same question came to mind when the brood's patriarch took the stage Monday (August 18) at the PNC Bank Arts Center. "Ostensibly the ringmaster of Ozzfest's ...

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Review: Nothing Memorable About KORN's Performance In Boston

Rick Massimo of The Providence Journal reports that KORN had no hooks or choruses that were even distinguishable, let alone memorable during their a performance at the Tweeter Center Thursday as part of Ozzfest 2003. "Pure self-psychoanalysis, typified by the lyric 'Oh my God, who am I?'" he writes. "Their off-stage philanthropic work and solidarity ...

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PITBULL DAYCARE Hard At Work On 'Unclean'

San Antonio, Texas-based PITBULL DAYCARE, featuring former NEUROTICA drummer Jason West, have entered A&M studios in Hollywood, California with producer Fred Coury (CINDERELLA) to record their new album, "Unclean", due in early 2004 through Cleopatra Records. "The basic tracks sound unbelievable and are starting to take shape!" reads a post on the band's web site. ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: In-Store Appearances Announced

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde will be making the following in-store appearances during July/August: Monday, July 14 Albuquerque-Hastings 4:00 p.m. 4315 Wyoming NE LaMirada Shopping Center 505-299-7750 Sunday, August 10 In Buffalo autograph signing at Daddy's Junky Music / Rochester Tuesday, August 12 Newbury Comics Boston 6:00-8:00 p.m. Newbury Comics 400 Franklin St ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist SCOTT IAN: The Metal God Is Back

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian says that he "can't wait" to see JUDAS PRIEST performing live with Rob Halford again but insists that Halford's replacement in PRIEST, Tim "Ripper" Owens, "was and is his own man and he made those songs his when he sang them." In a posting to ANTHRAX's official web site, Ian writes, ...

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Contra Costa Times: OZZY OSBOURNE Isn't Aging Very Well

Tony Hicks of Contra Costa Times reports that Ozzy Osbourne isn't aging very well, based on his performance at Ozzfest 2003 in Mountain View, California Tuesday night (July 8) — he's shaky and almost lost onstage at times. Thankfully he's surrounded by one of the best hard rock bands ever assembled, including superbly aggressive guitarist ...

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ANTHRAX: Opening Bands Confirmed

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has confirmed via the group's official web site that LAMB OF GOD and E-TOWN CONCRETE will be the opening bands for the first leg of ANTHRAX's upcoming U.S. headlining tour, which is scheduled to run between July 29 and August 30. Italy's LACUNA COIL will replace LAMB OF GOD on the ...

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OZZY, ZAKK WYLDE Hit The Studio With KELLY OSBOURNE

Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde were reportedly in the studio recently working on a new project for Ozzy's daughter, Kelly Osbourne. No further information is available at this time. In other Wylde-related news, the OZZY/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY axeman is slated to play guitar on the next ROB ZOMBIE album, tentatively due next year through Geffen ...

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Vintage OZZY And SABBATH Classics Unleashed In Vancouver

OZZY OSBOURNE's first show with his rejuvenated band — Zakk Wylde (guitar), Jason Newsted (bass), and Michael Bordin (drums) — was a rousing success. The Madman's second Canadian tour in as many years kicked off in Vancouver Sunday night (June 1) and a handful of seldom-played Ozzy classics were unleashed. Newsted was once again the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Signs Motorcycle For B.A.D.D.

Ozzy Osbourne signed a 2003 Boss Hoss motorcycle for B.A.D.D. (Bikers Against Drunk Drivers) Tuesday (May 27) at Third Encore Studios in Burbank, California. OZZY/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde was also present at the signing. Check out pictures from Wire Image. Ozzy Osbourne will kick off a Canadian tour with VOIVOD on ...

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FIREBIRD To Support FU MANCHU In Europe

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, will support FU MANCHU on their upcoming European tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 06 – Manchester, UK - Academy 2 Jun. 07 – Dublin, IRL - The Village Jun. 08 – Belfast, IRL - Limelight Jun. 09 – Glasgow, SCO - ...

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BLISTERING.COM Launches Clothing Line, Online Store

Blistering.com has launched an official line of street apparel for men and women and an online store to coincide. The clothing line includes t-shirts, hoodies and girly T's, spaghetti tanks, and hoodies for women. Artwork was conceived exclusively for Blistering.com by designers Joshua Smith (Pornstar, Dirtbag) and Mark DeVito (METALLICA, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, AEROSMITH). ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Enter Billboard Chart At #50!

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's "The Blessed Hellride" has entered the Billboard Pop Album chart at position #50 with almost 20,000 copies sold in its first week of release. The reaction to BLACK LABEL SOCIETY mainman Zakk Wylde's new album has gone through the roof. The first single, "Stillborn", featuring a guest appearance by Ozzy Osbourne, is ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: Long Island In-Store Announced

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY/OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Zakk Wylde will be making an in-store appearance at Slipped Disc Records in Valley Stream, New York on Sunday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's March 29 show in Ventura, California was filmed for the group's upcoming live DVD, "Broozed, Boozed & Broken-Boned", tentatively due in June. While ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Video Does Not Feature OZZY OSBOURNE

Despite speculation to the contrary, Ozzy Osbourne does not appear in the video for "Stillborn", the first single off the forthcoming BLACK LABEL SOCIETY album, "The Blessed Hellride". The clip for the song, which features Ozzy Osbourne on lead vocals, was directed by Rob Zombie, who was initially approached to direct the video while Wylde ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Finish Filming Video For 'Stillborn'

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY filmed a video for the track "Stillborn", the first single off their forthcoming "The Blessed Hellride" CD, this past Monday (March 24) in Los Angeles, with Rob Zombie directing. Roughs will be done Friday (March 28) and the final copy should be turned in early April. In other news, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: 'U.S. Troops Will Crush And Dominate' The Iraqis

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde was recently asked how war with Iraq is affecting his touring plans with both groups. "The Ozzfest obviously was talking about going over to Europe," Wylde told Launch. "Who knows if we're still going by that time and things are starting to get ugly or whatever, but you ...

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OZZY On JASON NEWSTED: I'm 'Fucking Thrilled' He's Joining The Band

OZZY OSBOURNE unveiled his new lineup with a special media showcase/press conference Monday (March 17) at the group's North Hollywood, California rehearsal space. New bassist Jason Newsted (formerly of METALLICA) joined Osbourne, guitarist Zakk Wylde, and drummer Mike Bordin for a blinding four-song set featuring "War Pigs", "Believer", "No More Tears", and "Crazy Train". "I ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: JASON NEWSTED Will Play Bass On Upcoming Tour

OZZY OSBOURNE announced during last night's one-off gig at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada that former METALLICA and current VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted would be joining the group as its new touring bassist. The Hard Rock concert marked the final performance with OSBOURNE of longtime member Robert Trujillo, who was selected to ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: JASON NEWSTED Is A 'Really Nice Kid'

Although it has yet to be confirmed, it appears that ex-METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted has officially joined the Ozzy Osbourne band. Speaking to Britain's Rock Sound magazine, guitarist Zakk Wylde said, "Jason has joined the band, I just got off the phone to him and he asked me to show him the right key for ...

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JASON NEWSTED To Audition For OZZY OSBOURNE!

In what has the potential to turn into a bizarre game of musical chairs, former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted is set to audition for the slot in OZZY OSBOURNE's band left vacant by the recent departure of current METALLICA four-stringer Robert Trujillo, a spokesperson for Newsted has told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Jason, who is already confirmed to ...

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It's Official: ROBERT TRUJILLO Joins METALLICA!

As first predicted here last week, METALLICA have officially announced the addition of bassist Robert Trujillo to the group's ranks. Trujillo, a former member of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and OZZY OSBOURNE, fills the slot left vacant by the departure of Jason Newsted. "We've all known, and have been huge fans of Rob since ...

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