For The Record: Quick News On Limp Bizkit, Mr. Cheeks, Queens Of The Stone Age, Marc Anthony, Ozzy & More

The Australian coroner's inquest that sought to determine Limp Bizkit's possible contribution to the death of a 15-year-old concertgoer who suffered a heart attack in the mosh pit at Sydney's Big Day Out festival in January 2001 concluded Tuesday. The coroner's findings will be announced November 8, approximately one year after the inquest began. ... Mr. Cheeks will follow up his latest John P. Kelly single, "Friday Night," with "Let's Get Wild," the second single from comedian Steve Harvey's compilation Sign of Things to Come, released Tuesday. Chris Robinson (Alicia Keys, Nas) will direct the video in Los Angeles in early July. ...

The street date of the Queens of the Stone Age's third album, Songs for the Deaf, has been pushed back. The follow-up to 2000's R is now scheduled for an August 27 release. ... Dashboard Confessional is calling out to his fans via his Web site

(www.dashboardconfessional.com) to join him in his video for "Saints and Sailors." The one-man band wants all fans — especially those who know the words to the song — to show up at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday at 11 a.m. to check in, though be sure to email dashboardvideo@aol.com first to let 'em know you're coming. ...

Marc Anthony is taping his Thursday night (June 27) concert at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, for a TV special, "Marc Anthony: I've Got You," which is slated to air July 12 on CBS (MTV's parent company, Viacom, also owns CBS). ... Party at the Palace, a live CD capturing the June 3 Buckingham Palace concert celebrating the Queen of England's Golden Jubilee, will be released July 2. Tracks include Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi performing "Paranoid," Joe Cocker, Steve Winwood and Brian May collaborating on "With a Little Help From My Friends," and Paul McCartney and an all-star roster singing "Hey Jude." ...

Johnny Rotten and the birth of punk are the focus of the next film from "Decline of Western Civilization" director Penelope Spheeris, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Spheeris, who also directed "Wayne's World," said she hopes her film adaptation of John Lydon's autobiography "Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs" will explain the '70s punk revolution from Rotten/Lydon's perspective. ... Exene Cervenka became only the second person — and first woman — to have her footprint immortalized in cement as part of Hollywood's RockWalk, when her band, the seminal L.A. punk outfit X, was inducted into the prestigious path Tuesday. Cervenka was joined by X's other three original members, who were all introduced by fan Henry Rollins. ...

Billy Joel checked out of a substance abuse and psychiatric hospital after a 10-day stay, according to Reuters. Joel had checked into Silver Hill Hospital in Connecticut last week to address "a specific and personal problem that had recently developed," his spokeswoman said. ... Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band will perform several songs from their new album, "The Rising," live from the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New Jersey, on July 30, the same day the album drops. The event will air live on NBC's "Today" show. ...

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Outkast's next album will be a double-disc soundtrack to a film the hip-hop duo are nearly finished writing. Big Boi said at Tuesday's BET Awards the group has recorded more than 60 tracks for possible inclusion. ... Also at the awards show, Jill Scott said she has two albums in the works, including one called Brown Baby Diaries. She is dedicating most of her summer to freelance writing for various national magazines and newspapers in her hometown of Philadelphia. ... Britney Spears and Enrique Iglesias will perform at Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular in New York City on, well, July 4, of course. The show, which also features Ray Charles, James Taylor and host Rob Lowe, will be broadcast live on NBC from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. ...

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will stage a performance on Ellis Island in New York City on July 9 exclusively for ticket-winners from local station 92.3 K-ROCK (WXRK-FM). The show date coincides with the release of their new album, By the Way, and is the second K-ROCK concert for the band, who performed on the roof of the World Trade Center in October 1999 to celebrate the release of Californication. ... Usher, Eve, Tweet, Busta Rhymes, Donell Jones and R&B newcomer Sharissa are scheduled to perform at the fourth annual Sashi Experience and Concert on August 25 at James Bond Beach in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The event will also feature Jamaican musicians Super Cat, Bling Dawg, T.O.K., Dawn Penn and Major Damage. ...

Filter sure have a hard time making up their minds. First they repeatedly change the release date of their upcoming album, The Amalgamut, and now they're postponing their July mini-tour in order to launch a full U.S. headlining trek. ... Dance music pioneers Underworld will release their first new album in three years, A Hundred Days Off, on September 24. The first single from the disc will be "Two Months Off." ... Dirty Vegas will accompany Moby on his American summer tour, which kicks off July 14 at the Bronco Bowl in Dallas. The U.K. trio's road trip ends at the Paolo Soleri Amphitheatre in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on August 24. ...

Forget "American Idol" — realize your rock star dream by applying for the position of frontman with the former members of Megadeth. Alumni David Ellefson, Jimmy DeGrasso, Al Pitrelli and Marty Friedman are looking for a vocalist for their new band, and aspiring rockers should contact Entertainment Services Unlimited, Main Street Plaza, 1000 Suite 303, Voorhees, NJ 08043. ... Sepultura have slated August 27 as the tentative release date for Under a Pale Grey Sky. The album features the band's final performance with former frontman Max Cavalera at the Brixton Academy in London, England, on December 16, 1996.