Ozzy cancels Australia, New Zealand and Japan tour dates

Ozzy cancels Australia, New Zealand and Japan tour dates

Ozzy Osbourne was recently hospitalized for pneumonia and had to cancel some shows. Now that he is recovering, he is canceling five more stops on his No More tears 2 tour. The shows in Australia, New Zealand and Japan are now canceled. His manager, Sharon Osbourne stated in a release, "Ozzy recently developed pneumonia and has spent some time in hospital. Thankfully he is now through the worst part. His doctors have advised that he stay at home to recuperate for a full six weeks with no travel.”

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Porsche makes vinyl records out of Le Mans winner's tires

Porsche makes vinyl records out of Le Mans winner's tires

As reported by Motor 1, Porsche will no longer be racing in the Le Mans competition. Their last win was in 2017 with a 919 Hybrid and was their 19th win overall. The tires of that vehicle were shredded and pressed into a series of single sided records. The audio is 24 minutes long and recounts Porsche's Le Mans history. 200 copies will be pressed.

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Lydia Loveless Accuses Partner of Bloodshot Records' Co-Founder of Sexual Misconduct

Lydia Loveless Accuses Partner of Bloodshot Records' Co-Founder of Sexual Misconduct

Lydia Loveless has accused Chicago musician Mark Panick, the domestic partner of Bloodshot Records co-founder Nan Warshaw, of repeatedly committing sexual harassment over a number of years. In an instagram post she detailed Panick's alleged misconduct, which began when Loveless was 19. She stated that Panick engaged in casual predation, which she said included groping, verbal sexual harassment, and Facebook comments “that would elicit texts from friends [saying], ‘Who is this person? Are you OK?’"

Panick responded by saying the he “I don’t want to invalidate anyones feelings by defending myself from these accusations. I have never set out to make anyone uncomfortable. I sincerely apologize if anything I did made anyone feel unsafe and or uncomfortable." According to Loveless, Bloodshot's other co-founder Rob Miller (not related to Rob Miller of Amebix), asked Warshaw about the allegations and Warshaw defended Panick. Subsequently, Warshaw issued a statement saying she was stepping away from Bloodshot for the time being.

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Weatherbox: “Smelly” (Half Way Home Session)

San Diego rock band Weatherbox performed a new track over at Half Way Home Sessions, see below. The session was performed on January 13, 2019 and this is the first emergence of the band since their hiatus in 2016. The band has also announced one show in New York City. They will be playing on May 2nd at Brooklyn Bazaar.

Weatherbox last release was Flies In All Directions in 2014.

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Trade Wind: "No King But Me"

Trade Wind: “No King But Me”

Indie-rock side project Trade Wind have announced and released a new song. The track is called "No King But Me" and it will be released on their sophomore full-length album called Certain Freedoms. The album will be out on April 26th, 2019 through Other People Records and End Hits Records. Trade Wind contains members of Stick To Your Guns and Stray From The Path.

The band have also announced their 2019 tour dates, in Europe and select cities in the US and Canada. See below to view the tour dates and to check out the new track.

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