For The Record: Quick News On Limp Bizkit, Snoop Dogg, Olsen Twins, Ginuwine, 3 Doors Down & More

The coroner’s inquest concerning Limp Bizkit‘s involvement in the crowd-surging death of a 15-year-old fan at last year’s Big Day Out festival in Sydney, Australia, resumed Thursday (June 6), and a member of the band’s tour management testified that the tragedy could have been avoided had the promoters stopped the show in time. The investigation began in November. …

Naughty by Nature, Lady May, Ginuwine and Russell Simmons are among those slated to present at the inaugural Urban Fashion Awards June 13 at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. The show, which recognizes urban and streetwear designs such as P. Diddy‘s Sean John line, will feature a performance by Snoop Dogg. …

Anyone who would suspect sugary pop music from the likes of Aaron Carter, Dream and O-Town to pepper the soundtrack to a Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen film might be awestruck to hear the fare collected for the musical companion to “Getting There,” the twins’ latest straight-to-video flick. The soundtrack, out June 11, features contributions from such anti-poppers as Joey Ramone (“What a Wonderful World”), Joan Jett (the Modern Lovers‘ “Roadrunner”), Stone Roses (“Waterfall”) and the Lunachicks (“Say What You Mean”), among others. …

3 Doors Down‘s Todd Harrell is due in a Pascagoula, Mississippi, courtroom August 8 to face charges of civil assault that stem from a May altercation with a man who claims Harrell knocked out one of his teeth, loosened a few others and caused him to need seven stitches. The bassist is currently in Seattle working on the group’s second album, the follow-up to 2000′s The Better Life.

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Following a string of radio festival appearances and a free show in Sacramento, California, Papa Roach will host three in-store performances in as many days, to promote their new album, lovehatetragedy. June 18, the day of the LP’s release, finds the quartet in Los Angeles, then it’s off to Minneapolis and Long Island, New York. …

Dave Matthews Band will include a bonus DVD of live footage,
including a performance of “When the World Ends” and a 5.1 surround sound
version of “Bartender,” with their upcoming Busted Stuff, due July
16. The CD will also include a link to a special band Web site when played
in CD-ROM drives. …

C-Murder‘s second-degree murder trial finally has a date. The rapper is scheduled to stand trial September 17 to face charges that he shot and killed a 16-year-old at a nightclub in Louisiana six months ago. …

Ashanti and DJ Quik will host the 15th annual ASCAP Rhythm &
Soul Music Celebration June 17 in Beverly Hills. Stevie Wonder will
present the Heritage Award to Earth, Wind & Fire, and City
High
, Mary Mary and Chanté Moore will attend. … Also in Beverly Hills, Elton John, Sting and B.B. King
will perform at the 15th annual Carousel of Hope benefit October 15. Halle Berry will present Sidney Poitier with the Brass Ring Award
at the dinner. …

Disturbed will film a video for “Prayer” in Los Angeles the week of June 24. The track, the first single from their next album, will be directed by the Brothers Strause. …

Electro-Shock Blues Show, an Eels live album recorded in 1998,
will be released on singer E‘s E Works label on July 8 via the band’s
Web site, www.eelstheband.com. The group’s previous Internet-only live
album, Oh What a Beautiful Morning, will be discontinued. …

Fu Manchu, Speedealer and Brand New Sin will hit the road starting July 2. … Death metal band the Haunted will head into the studio on August 26 to record their third album. … Sick of It All will release a live album in August called Live at a Dive on Fat Wreck Chords. … Morbid Angel bassist/vocalist Jared Anderson has left the band for undisclosed reasons. … The Crown is also down one member — the band’s frontman, Tomas Lindberg, has parted ways with his group, also for undisclosed reasons. … Deicide frontman Glen Benton will be working with a new band called Vital Remains. Benton refuses to comment on the future of Deicide … In Flames will be putting their as-yet-untitled album out in September. …

The Pharcyde’s Tre Hardson will drop his solo debut, Liberation, September 10. The 17-track LP touts cameos from Saul Williams, Jurassic 5′s Chali 2na, MC Lyte and N’Dea Davenport. …

Paul Oakenfold has signed on to score the upcoming British thriller
“Psychoville,” his first film project since last year’s “Swordfish.”
Meanwhile, Oakenfold will play more than a dozen dates (ending July 13 in
Denver) to promote Bunkka, his debut studio album, due June 18. …

Former Son Volt frontman Jay Farrar will release the ThirdShiftGrottoSlack EP on August 13. The disc will consist of “Damn Shame (Memphis Mix),” a remix of a track originally on his 2001 solo album, Sebastopol, and four previously unreleased songs: “Greenwich Time,” “Station to Station,” “Kind of Madness” and “Dues.” …

Brandywine, Maryland, will host one of the best-named concert events of the
summer, the Moe or Les Festival, on July 12 and 13. moe. and Les
Claypool’s Flying Frog Brigade
will headline a bill that also includes
jam bands Strangefolk and the All Mighty Senators. …
Shivaree will release their second album, Rough Dreams, on
September 17. …