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Friday, January 14th, 2011
3:00 pm - From Twitter

Source: http://twitter.com/IAmJericho

Fozzy will be at NAMM tomorrow 12pm -Signing at Dean Markley Booth 4:30-Signing at Ibanez Booth Come by hang w us and Bring me jelly beans..

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Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
2:15 pm - New Fozzy video & new UK dates

Yep, I'm still being lazy when it comes to updating these days... *hangs head* But hey everyone! Feel free to contribute when I'm not around. ;-)

And the new tourdates can be found here:

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Monday, January 25th, 2010
11:25 pm - European release of Chasing The Grail

The release of "Chasing The Grail" has been delayed in Europe until March 15th. The distributor we had in place was unable to meet their obligations to the band and its fans, and dropped out at the last minute forcing us to delay the release.

The good news is, Plastic Head stepped up big and in record time, and will release the record in the UK/Europe on March 15th and the even better news is that shortly, there will be big news exclusively for our fans in the UK.

Source: http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendId=28382336&blogId=527036014

X-posted to y2jchrisjericho

current mood: busy

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Saturday, January 9th, 2010
12:04 am - NAMM Show

Update from CJ's and Rich's Twitter accounts:

NAMM SHOW UPDATE: Friday, Jan. 15, CJ and I will be doing a meet and greet at the Dean Markley Strings booth at 2pm.

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Friday, October 16th, 2009
1:55 pm - Let The Madness Begin

Hey guys!

After the massive success of 'Martyr No More' on YouTube last month, we will be premiering the second track from the new album 'Chasing The Grail' on Youtube tonight (Friday 16th October) at 12midnight US EST. The new track is called 'Let The Madness Begin'.

Spread the Fozzpel!!!!!

Source: http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=28382336&blogID=514566441#

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Tuesday, September 8th, 2009
6:55 pm - Martyr No More

Fozzy the band featuring WWE Wrestling Superstar Chris Jericho and Stuck Mojo mastermind Rich ‘The Duke’ Ward release their 4TH Album ‘Chasing The Grail’ through Riot Entertainment worldwide on January 19TH, 2010.
To celebrate the announcement of the release date Fozzy have launched the first single ‘Martyr No More’ to the public via youtube. The song also features a guest solo from Annihilator guitarist Jeff Waters!

To listen in, just CLICK HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HswfkRR6VYA
The band has also revealed the artwork which was designed by George Lenox.
More on George can be found here: http://www.myspace.com/graphicdestruction

Source: http://www.riotact.com.au/newsitem.asp?NewsID=63

current mood: calm

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Friday, May 16th, 2008
8:22 pm - Stuck Mojo back in Europe

Danish metallers VOLBEAT will embark on the "Guitar Gangsters & Cadillac Blood Tour 2008" in October. Support on the trek will come from STUCK MOJO.

The dates are as follows:

Oct. 08 - FR - Paris @ La Scene Bastille
Oct. 09 - NL - Rijssen @ Lucky & Co Podium
Oct. 10 - DE - Hamburg @ Große Freiheit 36
Oct. 11 - BE - Antwerp @ Hof Ter Lo
Oct. 13 - NL - Amsterdam @ Paradiso
Oct. 14 - DE - Offenbach @ Capitol
Oct. 20 - DE - München @ Backstage Werk
Oct. 21 - CH - Pratteln @ Z7
Oct. 22 - FR - Strasbourg @ La Laiterie
Oct. 23 - DE - Cologne @ E-Werk
Oct. 24 - DE - Berlin @ Columbia Club
Oct. 25 - DE - Osnabrück @ Halle Gartlage

Source: http://dukerocks.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=4708

Whooohooo! Cologne! I'm SO there!

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Friday, May 9th, 2008
6:42 pm - 3 more tourdates

Sunday, June 8th
Gil's Bar and Grill
3208 Holland Rd 115
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
(757) 468-9196

Saturday, June 14th
The Rock Nightclub
2029 Woodlynn Ave
Maplewood, MN 55109
Phone: (651) 770-7822
Tickets - $10 ADV and $12 DOS
All Ages

Tuesday June 17th
1405 Mississippi Ave
East St Louis, IL 62201
(618) 274-6720

Source: Mojo 's MySpace

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Saturday, April 26th, 2008
6:26 pm - 2 new Mojo dates

Saturday, June 21, 2008
New Brooklyn Tavern122
State Street
Columbia, SC 29169

Sunday, June 22, 2008
Music Farm
32 Ann Street
Charleston, SC 29403
$12 ADV - $15 DOS

Source: http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=21867977&blogID=385641391

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Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008
10:45 pm - European tour not happening

Atlanta rap/metal pioneers STUCK MOJO have issued the following statement:

"Due to a conflict in touring and recording schedules, STUCK MOJO is forced to cancel its June/July European schedule and plans to return to Europe in the fall of 2008 after the completion of their new record with producer Andy Sneap."

Source: http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/BLABBERMOUTH.NET/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=95379


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Saturday, April 19th, 2008
8:15 pm - U.S. Dates Announced

Atlanta rap/metal pioneers STUCK MOJO have announced their first American tour dates of the year. In support of their "Southern Born Killers" album and a brand-new studio CD due later this year, STUCK MOJO will be headlining the following shows, with more to be announced very soon:

June 06 - Augusta, GA @ Red Lion Pub
June 07 - Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
June 09 - Huntington, WV @ Monkey Bar
June 10 - Columbus, OH @ C.B.R's Bar
June 11 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's Concert Club
June 12 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Intersection Lounge
June 13 - Mokena, IL @ The Pearl Room
June 19 - Charlotte, NC @ Amos Southend
June 20 - Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11

Source: http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=95247

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2008
9:50 pm - Home by Stuck Mojo

I'm so very sorry that I've been neglecting this place so much. I promise I'm gonna try my best to change that. I actually got to go to two Mojo shows this past tour and each one has been a blast. No surprise there. :)

A couple of minutes ago, I stumbled across this new video for the song "Home", which was filmed on the tour.

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Friday, November 30th, 2007
10:52 pm - New podcast

Uncle KG in da Hizzzz
Posted in General by Breaker on the November 25th, 2007

Outside of the band I have very few close friends. In this installment of the Mojo Mindset podcast, I am joined by one of those close friends, Kerry Gilbert. Kerry recently visited Chateau LeDuke and we spent a couple of quality days training, eating, male bonding and yes, recording this podcast. Kerry used his years of experience working in the field of public relations to conduct this informal interview with me and to occasionally make me feel better by laughing at my jokes. So sit back and enjoy another episode of the Duke’s mindless gibberish and incoherent ramblings.

Here's the link: http://www.dukerocks.com/blog/

current mood: calm

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Wednesday, October 24th, 2007
11:15 pm - A Field Guide To American Politics podcast interview TONIGHT! 10-24-07

A Field Guide To American Politics podcast interview TONIGHT! 10-24-07

Hey folks, just a heads up that Rich Ward is doing a live podcast interview tonight at 10pm Eastern Standard Time. The show is called A Field Guide To American Politics, and will discuss politics, patriotism, and of course, music. The show is an hour long live show and the interview would be half one-on-one with the host and half open phones.

The url for info about the interview is at http://www.allamericanblogger.com/podcast/

Source: http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=21867977&blogID=321963143

current mood: okay

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Sunday, September 16th, 2007
12:27 pm - Mojo tour/merch

The European Mojo tour had to be postponed until January, but it'll definitely happen. (Can't wait! :))

And there are more exclusive demo CDs over on www.stuckmojo.us/merch-home.html - so go check 'em out!

Credit: Rich's board

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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007
9:11 pm - CDs!

Thanks to the lovely megalolz from y2jchrisjericho for making me aware of this:

New! Fozzy Rarities CD - Volume 1

This new rarities cd is a collection of never heard before demos, early mixes and
instrumental versions taken from Rich "The Duke" Ward's personal library.Click here to listen with The Duke

Track Listing:

1. To Kill A Stranger - Instrumental
2. Happenstance - Instrumental
3. With The Fire - Instrumental
4. Crucify Yourself - Instrumental
5. It's A Lie -Instrumental
6. Lazarus -Instrumental
7. All That Remains - Rough mix featuring Rich Ward's guide vocals
8. Enemy - Rough mix featuring Rich Ward's guide vocals
9. Metal Gods - Rough mix featuring Rich Ward's guide vocals
10. Metal Gods - Instrumental
11. Don't You Wish You Were Me - Rich Ward's original writing demo

The first 1,000 copies will be hand numbered and include one of two out-of-print
Fozzy band member guitar picks (The Duke or Chris Jericho).

The first 100 orders will also include a free limited edition Fozzy sticker.

Fozzy Rarities Vol. 1 will be shipped first class mail in a slim-line jewelcase
with an insert containing a description of each track and each
one will be signed by Rich Ward.

Only $10!
(plus shipping and handling)

$14 USD total includes shipping. $18 outside the US includes shipping.

All That Remains - The Critically Acclaimed 2005 CD Release

The first all original album featuring professional wrestling superstar Chris Jericho
and Stuck Mojo guitarist Rich Ward.

Fozzy - All That Remains10 crushing tracks produced by Rick Beato (Shinedown, Vince Neil, Jump Little Children)

Guest guitar performances by Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osboure, Black Label Society),
Marty Friedman (Megadeth) and Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge, Creed)

Guest Vocal performances by Bonecrusher (Gold selling Hip-Hop artist)
and Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge)

The first 100 copies ordered will be hand numbered and signed
(personalized to the buyer) by Rich Ward.

The first 100 copies will also include an out-of-print Fozzy member guitar pick
(The Duke or Chris Jericho). Sorry, no special requests on whose pick you'll
receive (if you order two copies, we'll make sure you get one of each).

At this great price you should buy two copies!

$11 USD Domestic
(includes shipping)

$15 USD Overseas
(includes shipping)

Click here if you're interested: http://www.stuckmojo.us/merch-home.html

current mood: good

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9:04 pm - Mojo Mindset Episode 5

Rich, Mike Martin and Lord Nelson are joined by Stuck Mojo biz-ninja Mark Willis and longtime friend and Mojo road-dog Richard Marcum. Mark Willis has managed Stuck Mojo since 1992 and in this podcast, he spends over an hour discussing the very early years of the band. He shares his memories of the first shows, recording sessions and how he eventually got the band signed to Century Media records. This is a do not miss podcast for any Mojo fan and is a great listen for any musician trying to make it in the biz. Enjoy.

-> http://www.dukerocks.com/blog/

current mood: good

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Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
8:23 pm - New podcast


Get Right with the Lord

Mike, Rodney, Lord Nelson and I sit down to shoot the breeze. Lord gives us a tour of his childhood and family life, including a story about how he was schooled in the ways of hip-hop through his brother’s friendship with the late Run DMC’s Jam Master Jay. Lord reminisces about the first time he saw Stuck Mojo and discusses the events that led up to him becoming the band’s front-man.

I asks Lord why more rock band don’t write songs about girls with big asses. We talk about Mike’s role in the band as the new guitar player and why we waited 15 years to become a five piece. A few minutes are spent discussing life on the road, including how unfortunately easy it is to get your drugs and chicks for free and why Rodney wears his ipod every waking minute of the day.

Source: http://www.dukerocks.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=3889

current mood: full

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Friday, July 27th, 2007
8:20 am - New podcast

The Mojo Mindset: Episode 3


Rich, Mike and Big Drew discuss how Colonel Sanders is to KFC, what The Cyber-Tribal character (Snappin Necks, Pigwalk, Violated Ep cover art) is to Stuck Mojo. The guys take a minute to answer some fan email questions and segues into a discussion on the current state of music and the music industry. Mike and Rich discuss how to get a great guitar tone. Rich talks about how disappointing it is to see more and more bands, including Ozzy's band, performing on television to a taped track. Finally, Rich vents about how the Dutch label Sonic Rendezvous, that he signed a 2 year licensing deal for Sick Speed with, continues to sell his music years after the agreement has ended and still has never been paid for the thousands of records that have been sold.

Source: Mojo MySpace

current mood: cranky

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Thursday, July 26th, 2007
8:42 pm - SBK now available at your local music shop in the UK, Germany & Japan

Southern Born Killers now available at your local music shop in the UK, Germany and Japan.

We are happy to announce that in support of our upcoming fall tour, we have reached agreements with several distributors to import copies of the new Stuck Mojo album, Southern Born Killers. As of today, it is now available at HMV stores throughout the UK via Cargo Records UK, all throughout Germany via Just For Kicks Music and in Japan through RB Records Japan. These copies were manufactured and shipped by the band and include the bonus DVD featuring the Open Season video.

To continue our mission of staying as completely independent artists, the above companies have paid Stuck Mojo in advance for these copies. By purchasing from them in your local music store, you can be sure that you will be directly supporting the artists (Stuck Mojo) who created and recorded the music.

In the future, there will be more announcements about the availability of Southern Born Killers in cd stores all around the world. Thanks for continuing to support us in our attempt to bring you music without compromise.

Respectfully, Rich Ward

www.cargorecords.co.uk www.hmv.co.uk



Credit: Duke's MySpace & his board

current mood: busy

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