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MANSON: PARENTS RESPONSIBLE, NOT MUSIC THEY HEAR

Singer Marilyn Manson addressed Mexico’s Sunday Mail about a recent legal trial involving a 16-year-old Scottish youth who killed his 14-year-old girlfriend. It was suggested during the trial that the youth was influenced to do so by a Manson DVD. Manson said, “I have heard of the case but I do not want to give it much publicity. What I ... Read More »

Marilyn Manson Drummer Forms New Band

Former Marilyn Manson drummer Ginger Fish (a.k.a. Kenny Wilson), has started up a brand spanking new new group that shall be known as “Martyr Plot.” Band members include guitarist and singer David Scott and bassist James Marino. The first offering by this new group is demo track titled “In The Red”, which can be downloaded at www.fishrine.com. Fish last performed ... Read More »

BEASTIE BOYS NOT PETA’S “POSTER BOYS”

In response to PETA’s recent campaign against the treatment of animals by KFC Adam Yauch wrote the following letter which can be accessed at beastieboys.com “Wow, Shit gets hectic quick. Sign a petition in an airport and next thing you know you’re a poster-boy. This shit needs some straightening out. For the record, we did not draft this letter. Basically ... Read More »

THE BEASTIE BOYS TAKE ON KFC

Mike D, AD Rock and MCA, better known as The Beastie Boys, have sent off a letter to the head of KFC, David Novak. The letter asks Novak and KFC to follow PETA’s recommendations and halt the abuse that chickens raised for KFC are subjected to. Allegations include that these chickens are painfully debeakied, suffer from life-long crippling, and are ... Read More »

JUNO NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

It’s going to be a good year for Avril Lavigne, even those of us who hate her new hairstyle are going to have to admit that. The native of Napanee, Ontario was awarded five Juno nominations. Canadian jazz singer and wife to Elvis Costello, Diana Krall, is nominated in four categories. Canadian acts such as Billy Talent, Celine Dion, Feist, ... Read More »

Members Of Alice In Chains reunite

Members of the popular grunge band Alice In Chains, which broke up due to the tragic death of lead Singer Layne Staley , will reunite to appear at a benefit concert for Tsunami relief. Proceeds from the sold-out concert will benefit the global humanitarian organization CARE. Those interested in making donations can do so at care.org. Read More »

MUCH MUSIC V.J. TRAVELS TO SOUTH ASIA

Canadian Video Jockey Jennifer Hollett recently visited South Asia on behalf on TV station Much Music. Hollett made stops in Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand. “After 2 days of travel from Toronto,” Hollett reports, “we flew from Bangkok to Phuket on Wednesday… It looked like a bomb went off. Cars crushed, walls blown out, pieces of people’s lives everywhere: suitcases, ... Read More »

SLIM LINKIN STADIUM TOUR?

Billboard.com is reporting that Eminem and 50 Cent are in “very preliminary talks” regarding the possibility of touring together with new rockers Linkin Park. Details such as concert dates, venues and a tour start date have not yet been announced. CFOX.com reports that at least “one other yet-to-be-named rock act” would also be included on the bill. Linkin Park’s most ... Read More »

Holy Guero – Beck Is Back!

Solo artist Beck is still set to release his newest musical offering “Guero,” on March 29, 2005. Currently there is a hot story circulating that the album was leaked early onto the Internet. Allegedly, an unmixed version of the CD somehow leaked out sometime last week. www.beck.com reports the first single off “Guero” will be “E-Pro” which should be hitting ... Read More »

A PERFECT CIRCLE’S JOSH FREESE DRUMMING FOR STING

A PERFECT CIRCLE’S JOSH FREESE DRUMMING FOR STING Hard to keep up with all the line changes being announced this month, isn’t it? Singer Maynard James Keenan has put his sideproject, A Perfect Circle, on hold to once again concentrate Tool. APC bassist Jeordie White has joined the touring lineup of Nine Inch Nails, and now APC drummer Josh Freese ... Read More »