For The Record: Quick News On Puddle Of Mudd, Papa Roach, Jewel, Dave Navarro, Coolio & More

Papa Roach are looking for an unknown band to play a show with them at the

Rock the Rockies show on January 25 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Following an

online vote to narrow the choices, Roach singer Jacoby Shaddix and a panel of

music executives will choose the band to open the show at the Steamboat Ski Resort. ...

The Los Angeles all-star band Camp Freddy (Jane's Addiction/ ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Dave Navarro, former Cult bassist Billy Morrison, ex-Guns N' Roses/ Cult drummer

Matt Sorum and singer Donovan Leitch) were joined by an impressive list of guests for their pre-Halloween show at the Ivar bar Wednesday night. Sitting

in on covers of songs by David Bowie, the Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and Queen were Rolling Stone Ron Wood, ex-GN'R guitarist Slash, Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin, Jane's Addiction singer Perry Farrell, ex-Marilyn Manson bassist Twiggy Ramirez, Macy Gray and Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti. ...

It really isn't over until it's over. The Fox network is developing a

reality series for next summer tentatively called "Second Chance," which will

give former pop stars a chance to perform in front of a panel of judges in an

attempt to regain their idol status. "American Idol" producer Simon Fuller will, of course, be behind the show, whose launch is dependent on which fallen idols creators can get to sign up, according to a Fox spokesperson. ... Once they've wrapped dates opening for Box Car Racer and completed a string of December radio shows, the Used will hit the road again for a North American headlining tour in January. The dates are scheduled to begin with a January 3 date in

Salt Lake City and are currently scheduled to run through a January 20 show

in Seattle. ...

Jewel recently spent a few days writing songs with hot producer Linda Perry (Pink, Christina Aguilera, Courtney Love) that may end up on the Alaskan songstress' next album. The pair first hooked up for a cover of the Lynyrd Skynyrd hit "Sweet Home Alabama" for the soundtrack to the Reese Witherspoon film of the same name. ...

With three cosmonauts on board, the Soyuz rocket blasted off from Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday and docked with the International Space Station on Friday. Lance Bass was supposed to be on board as well, but after failing to come up with the Russian space agency's $20 million fee, he was replaced by a professional cosmonaut. ... Coolio embarked on his third USO tour on Friday and will visit U.S. troops stationed in the Balkans until November 10. The rapper, whose El Cool Magnifico was released October 15, will perform free shows and sign autographs for soldiers. ...

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It's not a gag. Limp Bizkit have set April Fool's Day as a tentative release date for their new Rick Rubin-produced album. ... Jimmy Fallon will open for the Strokes on six dates of the New York band's current tour, beginning November 22 in Boca Raton, Florida. Fallon's first album, The Bathroom Wall, was released in August. ... He's scooped up Grammys and Moonmen and he's tipped for an Oscar, but believe it not, Eminem has never snagged the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart — until this week, according to his label. "Lose Yourself," from the "8 Mile" soundtrack, gave the rapper his first #1 single, knocking Nelly and Kelly Rowland's "Dilemma" from the top spot. ...

Nü-metal architect Ross Robinson will produce the next record from the Cure. It will be released next year by ArtistDirect. ... You've heard Snoop Dogg put his stamp on "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," but what if the big Dogg could make the whole Internet speak his language? See what a Snoopified Web might look like by visiting http://capitolrecords.com/snoopdogg/shizzolator/ and typing in the address of a site you'd like to see shizzolated. ... It'll be "Sk8er Boi" meets the "Witchy Woman" when Avril Lavigne makes an appearance on "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" November 15. The tie-tethered tart will perform her current single in a club on the episode, directed by Anson Williams, better known as Potsie of "Happy Days" fame. ... Mark your calendars, but be sure to use a pencil. The new release date for We're a Happy Family, the long-awaited Ramones tribute album spearheaded by Rob Zombie, is March 18, following previous due dates in August, November and December. ...

Drummer Bobby Hewitt has quit Orgy and joined Snake River Conspiracy, who are working on landing a new record deal. The band's new three-song demo features "Shut Up," "Methlahem" and "Not Long for This World." ... World Champion Anaheim Angels first baseman Scott Spiezio will have some impressive company when his hard-rocking band, Sandfrog, play Fox Sports Net's "The Best Damn Sports Show Period!" on Friday. With his regular lineup unavailable, Spiezio is bringing in some ringers, including ex-Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde, former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Inez and ex-White Zombie drummer John Tempesta. ... Rocker Joan Jett filed a lawsuit Wednesday against producers of the film "Prey for Rock & Roll," claiming she has been paid only $20,000 of the $100,000 fee she was promised for filming a cameo in the film and contributing to its soundtrack. The movie, about an all-girl rock band called Clam Dandy trying to make it in the late-'80s L.A. club scene, stars Gina Gershon and "Sopranos" actress Drea de Matteo. ...