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Judge Rejects Too-Stoned-To-Play Suit Against CREED

Fans who felt cheated by CREED's Chicago show are getting no sympathy from a judge, according to the Associated Press. A judge in Chicago has dismissed a $2 million lawsuit filed by four fans against CREED. The suit accused singer Scott Stapp of appearing too intoxicated to perform well in Chicago last December (see previous ...

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Tribe - QUEENSRŸCHE

When Seattle's most majestic of metal institutions attempted to transform themselves into a third-rate ALICE IN CHAINS a couple of albums ago, that was bad enough — even if both bands did kind of hail from the same town. But now they're turning into CREED. And when we come up with such a horrifying comparison, ...

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'Rock Star' Sex Scam Suspect Acquitted

The 42-year-old Elgin, Illinois man who pretended to be a rock star to sleep with women was "immoral" and "completely reprehensible" but not guilty of rape, a 16th Circuit Court judge decided. According to testimony at his sexual assault trial, Bruce Rumery paid for a newspaper advertisement in July 2001 looking for an assistant for ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Finish Recording New Album

Guitarist Paul Phillips reports that PUDDLE OF MUDD have finished recording their sophomore disc. "The record is finally done," Phillips writes on the band's official site. "I'm sure that everyone was beginning to wonder if that was ever gonna happen. We were too. Anyway, Andy Wallace is going to mix the record again. He is ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Singer Says New Album 'Comes From The Heart'

PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin spoke to MTV.com about the band's forthcoming sophomore effort, "Life In Display", due in early September through Interscope Records. "There's some heartfelt songs on there, and there's some other songs on the record that are just super heavy," he said. "The heavy side comes out of us and it's ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Singer Jams With ANTHRAX In Cleveland

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens joined ANTHRAX onstage during their appearance at Agora Theater in Cleveland on May 15. "Tim came down with his very pregnant wife Jeannie and [ANTHRAX singer] John [Bush] called him up on stage to do 'Madhouse' with us," guitarist Scott Ian wrote on ANTHRAX's official web site. "Ripper tore ...

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Police Arrest CREED Guitarist Impersonator

Police in Clearwater, Florida have arrested a man for impersonating CREED guitarist Mark Tremonti, Billboard.com has reported. Over the past few weeks, a man staying at beach hotels claimed to be Tremonti and even handed out autographed copies of publicity photos. Police say the man is actually Kevin Eckenrod, who has been arrested more than ...

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BIOHAZARD: 'There Is No Honor In Slaughtering The Innocent'

BIOHAZARD have posted a message on their official web site clarifying their stance on the war in Iraq. The group's statement reads as follows: "To our friends everywhere, "Recently, we've been bombarded with questions regarding BIOHAZARD's stance on the war in Iraq. In regards to that, let us remind everyone that we have been traveling ...

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CREED Sued By Disappointed Fans Over Chicago Concert

Four attendees of CREED's notorious Dec. 29 Chicago-area concert have sued the band, claiming frontman Scott Stapp was "intoxicated and/or medicated" that night, Chicago Sun-Times has reported. The plaintiffs are each asking for a refund of the $56.75 ticket, plus parking expenses. They also are asking the judge to certify the suit as a class ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Singer Hooks Up With A HILTON

PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin showed his appreciation after getting to grips with Paris Hilton for a smooch as they leave Joseph's nightclub in Hollywood, California on Thursday (April 10). Check out pictures from Mavrix Photo. PUDDLE OF MUDD's sophomore album, tentatively titled "Life Of Display", is due in August through Flawless/Interscope ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD: New Album Delayed

PUDDLE OF MUDD have pushed back the projected release date of their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Life Of Display", to August. The band recorded 17 songs for their follow-up to 2001's "Come Clean", but will remain in the studio to lay down three newly written tunes. "Recording new songs is gonna push the record back ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Name New Album

PUDDLE OF MUDD have set "Life On Display" as the title for their sophomore full-length album, due in the spring through Interscope Records. "I heard eight of the tracks two nights ago, and they literally sent chills throughout my body, and my vision was impaired and kind of blurry for about 30 minutes straight," singer ...

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Germany's Top-Selling Hard Rock Albums Of 2002

The following is a list of Germany's top-selling hard rock/metal albums of 2002 (as reported by Rock Hard magazine): 07. DIE TOTEN HOSEN - Auswärtsspiel 08. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS - By The Way 13. NICKELBACK - Silver Side Up 15. BÖHSE ONKELZ - Dopamin 17. LENNY KRAVITZ - Lenny 21. P.O.D. - Satellite 31. ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Begin Recording 'Rawer' Sophomore Album

PUDDLE OF MUDD have commenced the recording process for the follow-up to their 2001 Interscope debut, "Come Clean", at a Los Angeles studio with producer John Kurzweg (CREED). A late spring release is expected. "Drums are done," guitarist Paul Phillips wrote in a recent post to the band's official web site. "Greg [Upchurch] finished them ...

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Ex-STRYPER Drummer Lines Up BLISSED Dates

BLISSED, featuring former STRYPER drummer Robert Sweet, have lined up the following dates during January: Jan. 10 – Bakersfield, CA @ Station316 Jan. 11 – Hayward, CA @ the Hangout Jan. 12 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction Feb. 07– Arlington, TX @ Dreamworld Feb. 08 – Canton, TX @ RevelationRoom Feb. 09 - San ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'People Think I'm Crazy For Liking CREED'

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: He may be the king of metal, but Ozzy Osbourne prefers a quieter, gentler brand of music at home. "THE BEATLES are my favorite thing," Osbourne told mtv.com. "A lot of people think I'm crazy for liking CREED . . . ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Slams Former Tourmates CREED, Says Tour Was 'Stale'

Ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, who spent a couple of months this year touring arenas with CREED, has slammed his former touring bandmates, calling them "unpersonable" and describing the experience of sharing the stage with them as "stale". "CREED was a weird tour," Cantrell told Chicago's Pop Matters. "I mean it's kind of strange ...

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OZZFEST 2002 Top-Grossing Festival Tour Of The Year

OZZY OSBOURNE's travelling metal extravaganza, Ozzfest, was the lone festival tour among the top 25 tours in the world for 2002, grossing $24.5 million, according to Billboard Boxscores. SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was the top performer of the year, raking in $126.1 million. Rounding out the top five were the ROLLING STONES ($90 million), CHER ($67.6 ...

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CREED Frontman Gets Assaulted By Ex-Wife!

Hillaree Stapp, ex-wife of CREED frontman Scott Stapp, was arrested Nov. 14 on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon for allegedly striking Scott in the face with a cell phone. The incident reportedly took place at Scott's Orlando, Florida-area home during a heated argument over custody of their son, Jagger, and other ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Stick With Successful Formula On Sophomore CD

PUDDLE OF MUDD have no intentions of abandoning their hit-making sound for their forthcoming follow-up to last year's "Come Clean" CD. "It's still packed full of passionate melodies — which is something I truly believe in — and melodies that people can sing along with," frontman Wes Scantlin told MTV.com about the newly-penned material. "The ...

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