For The Record: Quick News On Kelly Osbourne, Snoop Dogg, Courtney Love, ICP, Jimmy Fallon, Ron Jeremy & More

Kelly Osbourne canceled her musical performance on “The Tonight Show,” scheduled for Friday, due to a broken hand coupled with exhaustion brought on by too much traveling, her publicist said. The injury resulted from falling down some stairs, though by press time, Osbourne’s spokesperson couldn’t pinpoint when the mishap occurred. …

Chill the Faygo — Insane Clown Posse have announced the details of their annual Gathering of the Juggalos. This year’s festival will be held June 19-21 in Peoria, Illinois, and will include performances by Kittie, Bubba Sparxxx, Mack 10 and Twiztid, among others. … Common ground couldn’t be reached at a court-ordered mediation between Courtney Love and Universal Music Group on Monday, so Love’s lawsuit against the major-label conglomerate stands to go before the judge June 18, barring any scheduling conflicts. The former Hole frontwoman filed a suit against her label in March 2001, looking to get out of her contract. …

Folks were out in droves to see a pair of critical faves in New York on Monday night: “SNL” star Jimmy Fallon took in Beth Orton‘s way-sold-out show at Bowery Ballroom, while Magic Johnson grooved to the smooth sounds of Raphael Saadiq at B.B. King’s Blues Club. … Viva Death — a politically charged side project featuring A Perfect Circle‘s Josh Freese, Foo FightersChris Shiflett, his brother Scott of Face to Face and that group’s frontman, Trevor Keith — will release its debut album on August 27. The group plans to tour in support of the album. …

Digital Underground rappers Humpty Hump and Money B have teamed with porn stars Ron Jeremy and Obsession to launch a digital magazine titled “Sex and the Studio.” The DVDs will feature the rappers interviewing artists about their music and the “actors” asking them about sex as they undress. … Santana, Snoop Dogg and Bootsy Collins will perform at the 10th annual ESPY Awards. Snoop and Bootsy will perform the “Undercover Brother” soundtrack hit “Undercova Funk (Give Up the Funk)” at the ceremony, which will be televised live from Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre on July 10 on ESPN. …

Shining the spotlight back on Seattle, Brad‘s third album, Welcome to Discovery Park, will be released on August 13. The group’s first major tour in five years is likely to kick off in the fall to promote the new album. … Where are they now, you ask? Everyone’s favorite early ’90s bands — Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors, Soul Asylum, Seven Mary Three and Sponge — have joined forces for the New World Disorder Tour, which kicks off on July 3 in Newport, Rhode Island. …

Former Iron Maiden vocalist Paul Di’anno will have his first book released on June 17 through London’s John Blake Publishing Ltd. It’s called “The Beast” and is essentially his autobiography. … Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has once again changed the name of his side project — it’s now to be called Stone Sour. … Shadows Fall‘s new record, The Art of Balance, will hit stores on September 17. … Tomas Lindberg, who recently left the Crown, is back with his former band, the Great Deciever, who are currently working on a new album. …

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Could it be the real Best of Both Worlds? Grammy winners Eve and Alicia Keys just finished production on the video for their duet, “Gangsta Love,” which will be the first single off of Eve’s August 6 release, Eve-olution. Directed by Little X in Los Angeles, the clip features a huge beach party, according to a spokesperson for the Philadelphia rapper. … Britney Spears‘ handwriting analysis, an autographed skateboard from Sum41 and a bra thrown on stage during an Incubus concert are among the items being auctioned off in Jane magazine’s Peep Show (www.ebay.com/jane). Proceeds from the auction will benefit Boarding for Breast Cancer and the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. …

If you ordered the Mike Tyson/ Lennox Lewis title fight on pay per view, of course you saw celebrities like the Rock, LL Cool J, Wesley Snipes, Kevin Bacon, Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Webber attending the event. But unless you were in Memphis, you couldn’t have spotted the likes of Trick Daddy, Cam’ron, Lil’ Jon & the East Side Boyz, Russell Simmons, Jamie Foxx, Jadakiss and DJ Clue, who attended various afterparties around town, with the most star-studded being at the Peabody Hotel. … Real life crime boss John Gotti, whose larger-than-life persona influenced a generation of rappers, died on Monday at the age of 61 after a battle with cancer. The slick, suited Gotti provided inspiration for the look, lyrics and even the stage names of a number of hip-hop artists, including Irv Gotti, Nas, Jay-Z, Fat Joe, Teflon and a host of others. …

The X-ecutioners have remixed “Where Do We Go From Here,” the first single from Filter‘s The Amalgamut, due July 30. A vinyl collection of remixes of the song will be released early next month. … “Queen of the Damned,” the stylish vampire film starring Aaliyah, will be released on DVD and VHS August 27. … Kylie Minogue‘s “Live in Sydney” DVD, showcasing the final performance on her 2001 world tour, will hit U.S. shores on July 16. Previously released overseas, the disc features performances of hits such as “Better the Devil You Know” and “Can’t Get You Out of My Head,” behind-the-scenes footage, and a bonus video for “Spotlight.” …

Wyclef Jean recently presented the Maxell Song of the Year award in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest to Philadelphia native Clint Lagerberg. Enrique Iglesias, Black Eyed Peas and Elton John are among the artists on the selection committee. … Jurassic 5 have recorded the title track to Midway Game’s NBA Ballers, due next year for Playstation 2, Xbox and GameCube. Meanwhile, Dry Kill Logic have rewritten “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” as “Riot at the Bat Rack” for Midway’s MLB SlugFest 20-03, due this summer for the same systems. … The release date of O-Town‘s second album, O2, has been pushed back to August 27. The LP, originally slotted for an August 6 release, sees the group joining forces with Nelly on “Favorite Girl” and with Shep Crawford (Whitney Houston, 98 Degrees) on “I Showed Her.” …

Former members of thrash/death metal band Destruction have formed a new band, Jesus Chrysler Superskunk. … In Flames‘ next album has a name: Reroute to Remain. It hits September 2. … Ex-Fu Manchu drummer Brant Bjork has completed a video for his new band, Brant Bjork & the Operators. … Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) is launching his own record label, Artists’ Network, for performers outside of the pop realm. Stewart also plans to include films, TV, books and visual art under his umbrella, and he has already signed Jimmy Cliff. …