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September 20, 2005

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Medical Emergency; Adkins Cancels Concerts

September 20, 2005 06:14:11 GMT

News; Trace Adkins had emergency surgery for an abdominal infection after a concert in Morton, Minn., last week. The country singer publicist, Schatzi Hageman, says Adkins underwent surgery Friday at Redwood Area Hospital following a concert at Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel in Morton.

Doctors said the surgery was successful and he's expected to make a full recovery. Due to that fact, the 43-year-old singer has to reluctantly cancel concerts in Spencer, Iowa; Hutchison, Kansas; Ashland, Ohio; and Centerville, Michigan.
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U2 Announces Support for N.American Tour

September 20, 2005 05:49:58 GMT

What do the like of Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Patti Smith and Damian Marley have as music performers? Well, they have all, including skills, quality, achievement and their own music styles, all of which have made them famous. Hence, it is understandable then that Irish rock band U2 interested in and recruit them all as support acts for its North American tour, which kicked off in Canada during the weekend.

Will open the first eight dates of the North American trek, starting September 12-17 with four shows in a row at Toronto's Air Canada Centre is Dashboard Confessional. Keane, in continuation, performs October 3 in Boston, and will support U2 for two Beantown shows as well as five gigs at New York City's Madison Square Garden.
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'Bullet in a Bible'

September 20, 2005 04:59:21 GMT

Next Nov. 15 Green Day will release a live DVD via Reprise, dubbed "Bullet in a Bible." The material of the project is taken from the band's June performances at the U.K.'s Milton Keynes National Bowl. "Bullet in a Bible" was directed by Samuel Bayer, who recently won two MTV Video Music Awards for his work on the Green Day clip "Boulevard of Broken Dreams."

The DVD will contain old favorites like "Longview," "Minority," "Basket Case" and closer "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)." More about "Bullet," it also is containing band interviews and backstage footage.
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Robert Plants Performance in Pearl Jam's Show

September 20, 2005 04:37:15 GMT

Hurricane Katrina besides causing destruction also creates such moment, during which many people compete to show their generosity. Won't miss the chance to do something good for mankind suffering from the disaster, former Led Zeppelin front-man Robert Plant has joined the lineup of Pearl Jam's $1,000-per-ticket Hurricane Katrina benefit at the House of Blues in Chicago on October 5.

The show, which is held at the 1,300-capacity venue, will mark the final show of the band's North American tour before it begins a Latin American leg in Santiago, Chile on November 22. As for Plant, who is currently touring North America with his band the Strange Sensation, will squeeze the show in between an October 4 stop in New Mexico and an October 6 date in Texas.
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Gladiator Star Eyeing Club

September 20, 2005 04:18:24 GMT

Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe is going to bring to live his love to rugby. He is in negotiations to buy a franchise in Australia's National Rugby League competition, officials of the targeted South Sydney Rabbitohs have confirmed, and the negotiations could continue for at least a month.

Crowe and local businessman Peter Holmes a Court want to buy a stake in the club or become outright owners, as the star confirmed to The Australian Associated Press "I'd like to buy the club. ... You're actually talking about rugby league fantasy stuff. Yeah, I'd like to be able to have a situation like they do in America - they have individual owners."
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Whedon Wonders on His Woman

September 20, 2005 04:00:08 GMT

Writer and director Joss Whedon is wondering how would the forthcoming "Wonder Woman" be. And so he thinks hard before the sudden thought crossing his mind. We'll that's a very great idea of him.

The forthcoming "Wonder Woman" film will be an origins tale in the style of "Batman Begins," Whedon said. In doing so he would give fans what they want: the costume, the bracelets, the lasso, maybe even the invisible jet.