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July 98 
Joe Perry a Narc? 
Aerosmith's Joe Perry will play a narcotics officer in a future episode of  NBC's Homicide: Life on the Street. to air in  October.  The legendary guitarist is filming the episode this coming week in Washington DC.  

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Smashing Pumpkins play free show.  
The Smashing Pumpkins played a free show July 30th in New York, soon after taping an appearance for The Late Show with David Letterman. The show appearance was taped outside the Late Show studios, and the band reemerged  after the taping to play some tunes for the gathering fans 
Jim Morrison not to rest in Peace.  
Feed up with fans leaving items, like records, booze bottles, cigarette butts, candles, and drug paraphernalia on the Doors singers grave in Paris, officials of the Pére Lachaise plan to have Morrisons' body dug up and relocated in July, 2001 when  30 year lease on the grave site expires.  

A lease on a grave site? Guess the dead need prime Real Estate also. 

Original Sabbath Live Album and Tour.  
The following is from a report on Hard Radio's web site. The best place for Hard Rock on the net.
You better sit down for this one - the first 'proper' live album from BLACK SABBATH  (not counting Live At Last from 1980) is set for release in mid-October.  
Live Recordings From The Black Box, the two-CD digipack set features the original line-up: vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward. The album was recorded on December 5, 1997 in Birmingham, England and features 16 classic Sabbath tracks plus two new studio recordings: 'Psycho Man' and 'Selling My Soul'. The tracklisting on CD1 is: 'War Pigs', 'Beyond The Wall Of Sleep', 'N.I.B.', 'Fairies Wear Boots', 'Electric Funeral', 'Sweet Leaf', 'Spiral Architect', 'Into The Void' and 'Snow Blind'. The tracklisting for CD2: 'Sabbath Bloody Sabbath', 'Orchid'/'Lord Of The World', 'Dirty Women', 'Black Sabbath', 'Iron Man', 'Children Of The Grave', 'Paranoid', 'Psycho Man' and 'Selling My Soul'. The first single from the album will be 'Psycho Man' and it hits radio in early October.  Sources say that fans should expect a brand new logo from the band. As well, after a short break this fall, Sabbath will begin a world tour on New Year's Eve (12/31/98) in the U.S., with a European tour planned for spring/summer 1999. There is no confirmation at this point in time whether drummer Bill Ward will be able to perform...
A New Jetboy CD is out. 
You heard right, Hard Radio also reports that Perris Records has released JETBOY's A Day In The Glamorous Life a disc with 17 unreleased tracks that were recorded prior to their largely under-rated debut Feel The Shake. 
Sinopoli: Big Hair, Hard-Rock and MTV 
by: Rick Mulholland 

Has exposure on MTV changed the life of Joey Sinopoli

"Yes, it has," jokes the southern New Jersey rock icon. "All of my customers now want big 80's hair! Spandex stock has risen dramatically. And the neighbors think I'm the next Adam Curry." 

On July 8th, Joey appeared on the music channel's "Lunch With Jesse," an afternoon show hosted by the one-of-a-kind vee-jay. The duo teamed at Joey Sinopoli's Hair Cutters to discuss and sculpt the 1980's phenomenon "big hair." The result was the transformation of an unsuspecting customer into a glam-rock god. 

Metallica goes interactive. 

Rock Daily reports that Metallica plans to release a new live concert video Nov. 17th. In addition to the standard VHS offering, the band will also release a interactive DVD version. The concert footage was taped in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 9-10, 1997, and includes songs from the very first album all the way up to new material off of Reload. So start saving those pennies now, cuz Lars interactive is something you won't want to miss.  

 Stone Temple Fugative 

The now defunct Stone Temple Pilot's front man has the law after him after failing to appear on Drug Charges for the Second time in a month. Weiland was a no show in Los Angeles Superior court on July 9th, resulting in Judge Larry Fidler issuing a warrant for his arrest. 

The 30 year singers' trouble with Heroin is well known. His first arrest for drug charges goes back to 1995, since then he has accumulated quite a rape sheet. When Weiland failed to appear in court on June 11th, his attorney got him excused by claiming that Weiland was receiving treament for his Heroin problem. This time however, his attorney, Michael Nasatir, has no idea of the singers where-abouts.  

Weiland was last arrested in Manhattan in June and charged with Possession of Heroin. He Allegedly had $100 worth of the drug on him at the time of arrest. 

Source E! online News 

Culture Club announces Reunion Tour 

The 80's sensation has reunited for a 19 city tour this summer, according to Ticket master. All the original members, Boy George, Roy Hay, Mikey Craig and John Moss, are back together. The shows should include most of their past hits, and the band plans to go into the studio this fall to record a new album.  

23 Atlanta, GA—Chastain Park  
24 Raleigh, NC—Walnut Creek Amphitheater  
25 Charlotte, NC—Blockbuster Pavilion  
26 Virginia Beach, VA—Virginia Beach Pavilion  
29 Manassas, VA—Nissan Pavilion  
30 New York, NY—Radio City Music Hall  

1Wantagh, NY—Jones Beach Music Theater  
2 Holmdel, NJ—PNC Bank Arts Center  
5 Philadelphia, PA—Mann Music Center  
6 Wallingford, CT—Oakdale Theater  
7 Mansfield, MA—Harborlights  
8 Port Jervis, NY—New Hope Farms  
10 Saratoga Springs, NY—Saratoga Springs Arts Center  
12Clarkston, MI—Pine Knob Music Theater  
13 Indianapolis, IN—Market Square Arena  
14 Burgettstown, PA—Coca Cola Star Lake Amphitheater  
15 Rosemont, IL—Rosemont Horizon  
16 West Allis, WI—Wisconsin State Fair (Central Park)  
18 Nashville, TN—Starwood Amphitheater 

 Our Lady Peace launch into ''Summersault ’98.'' 

Our Lady Peace have organized  a new summer festival ''Summersault ’98.'' Some of the artist slated to be perform are Garbage, The Crystal Method, Hayden, Fuel, Esthero, and  The Gandharvas. The tour kicks off August 23rd at Molson Park, Ontario.  

So far only Four Canadian cities can count on seeing this Festival.  

23 Barrie, ONT—Molson Park  
29 Quebec City, PQ—Agora  

3 St. John’s NFLD—Bowring Park  
5 Parlee Beach, NB—Shedlac Can-Am Speedway 

Tragedy strikes Rush Drummer 

Hard radio reports that RUSH drummer Neil Peart's wife, Jacqueline Tayor has passed away due to her fight with cancer.  

Almost a year ago Peart lost his 19 year old daughter to a car crash.  

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