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June 12th, 2004
Axl on Classic Rock's "100 Greatest Frontmen" list + Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains album news + Message from Weiland
According to AC/DC fan site Crabsody In Blue, late AC/DC singer Bon Scott has topped the list of 100 greatest frontmen published in the July 2004 issue of the U.K.'s Classic Rock magazine.

Top 10 greatest frontmen, according to Classic Rock magazine:

01. Bon Scott (AC/DC)
02. Freddie Mercury (QUEEN)
03. Robert Plant (LED ZEPPELIN)
04. Dave Lee Roth (VAN HALEN)
05. Steven Tyler (AEROSMITH)
06. Ozzy Osbourne (BLACK SABBATH)
07. Axl Rose (GUNS N' ROSES)
08. Bruce Dickinson (IRON MAIDEN)
09. Roger Daltrey (THE WHO)
10. Phil Lynott (THIN LIZZY)

Other notable frontmen listed:

11. Jim Morrison (THE DOORS)
16. Alex Harvey (SAHB)
25. Janis Joplin
32. Brian Johnson (AC/DC)
70. Dan McCafferty (NAZARETH)
81. Maggie Bell (STONE THE CROWS)
83. Angry Anderson (ROSE TATTOO)

Two years after debuting at the 2002 Bonnaroo festival, Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains, featuring Primus bassist Les Claypool, Guns N' Roses drummer Brian "Brain" Mantia, Parliament/Funkadelic keyboardist Bernie Worrell, and former GN'R guitarist Buckethead, are preparing to release their debut album, The Big Eyeball in the Sky, September 7. The group is planning a tour for October.

This was posted on the official VR site:

A Message From Scott | 6/10/2004

It was a painful decision to modify my life in words for anyone or anything, forsaking art and gaining silver. But there you have it, two versions, Clean Vs. Wicked. Censorship Is Very American.

-Scott Weiland

Source(s): http://www.roadrun.com/blabbermouth.net/ , http://www.mtv.com/ , http://www.velvetrevolver.net/  
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