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The Used Banned From Touring In Canada For 10 Years

Kelly Osbourne's former boyfriend Bert Mccracken and his band The Used have been banned from performing in Canada for a decade due to the frontman's criminal record.The group has been forced to scrap a Canadian...

23rd June 2012

The Used Cancel Gigs Amid Management Crisis

American rockers THE USED have cancelled all of their upcoming European tour dates after parting ways with their management team.The band was due to play a series of shows across the continent, including an appearance...

3rd May 2010

The Things They Say 6415

"It's always fun to climb into a dress when you're having a party, right? So we were having a party and I did just that, I poured myself into a dress. When I woke up...

6th December 2007

Mccracken: 'I Cry All The Time'

THE USED frontman BERT MCCRACKEN isn't as tough as his rock star persona - revealing he frequently breaks down in tears. The U.S. rocker, who once dated Kelly Osbourne, says he regularly finds himself overwhelmed...

17th October 2007

Mccracken Buys Drop Of Blood

THE USED frontman BERT MCCRACKEN once paid $160 (GBP80) to score some marijuana - but ended up with a bloody tissue instead. The U.S. rocker, who comes from a strict Mormon home, recalls how he...

17th October 2007

The Used Scrap Dates As Mccracken Faces Surgery

THE USED rocker BERT MCCRACKEN has been forced to cancel the group's summer tour dates after doctors ordered him to rest his vocal chords and undergo surgery. Medics have discovered a node on one of...

27th June 2007

Carling Weekend Expands Further

A number of new acts have been added to the Carling Weekend bill, including a few old favourites alongside newer bands.Jimmy Eat World and Eagles of Death Metal will play the main stage, along with...

1st May 2007

Leto Breaks Nose During Concert

30 SECONDS TO MARS lead singer JARED LETO broke his nose while performing with his band in Texas on Thursday night (01MAR07). The 35-year-old singer/actor was playing a gig in El Paso when he ran...

5th March 2007

Leto Turned Down Eastwood To Tour With The Used

Actor-turned-rocker JARED LETO turned down the opportunity to star in CLINT EASTWOOD's upcoming war movie FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS to play support US band THE USED on tour. Leto, who has starred in REQUIEM FOR...

12th October 2006

The Used Determine Drummer Is Used Goods

Drummer BRANDEN STEINECKERT has been kicked out of US rockers THE USED midway through the recording of the group's third album. In a joint statement, bandmates BERT MCCRACKEN, who briefly dated KELLY OSBOURNE, JEPH HOWARD...

12th September 2006

New Love For Kelly

Pop star KELLY OSBOURNE has reportedly found love with screen hunk KEVIN ZEGERS. The daughter of rocker OZZY OSBOURNE has suffered a string of broken romances, most recently with THE USED frontman BERT MCCRACKEN. But...

12th May 2006

Osbourne's Ex Pays Tribute To Lennon

US rocker BERT McCRACKEN marked the 25th anniversary of his hero JOHN LENNON's death earlier this month (08DEC05) by recording a new version of the former BEATLE's HAPPY CHRISTMAS (WAR IS OVER) anthem for a...

17th December 2005

Mccracken Slams Way

THE USED rocker BERT McCRACKEN refuses to discuss the breakdown of his relationship with MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE star GERARD WAY, because he is too angry to put his feelings into words. McCracken famously joined...

11th November 2005

Hardcore Rockers Say Happy Christmas

Hardcore rock acts like THE USED and MY AMERICAN HEART are offering their fans a quirky Christmas (05) treat - a new heavy reworking of classic festive tunes and modern Yule songs. The groups...

26th October 2005

Osbourne Attacks Mccracken Again

KELLY OSBOURNE has accused her ex-boyfriend BERT McCRACKEN of developing "such an ego" after embarking on a romance with her. The SHUT UP! singer's brief relationship with THE USED frontman McCracken came to an...

27th July 2005

Metal Acts Collaborate For Tsunami Survivors

Heavy rockers THE USED and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE have teamed up to cover the 1981 QUEEN/DAVID BOWIE hit UNDER PRESSURE to raise funds for tsunami survivors. The bands - who are currently enjoying each...

23rd March 2005

Osbourne Romancing Another Musician?

KELLY OSBOURNE has been romantically linked to yet another musician. Osbourne, daughter of rocker OZZY OSBOURNE, has been seen out and about with musician MICHAEL DAVIC in Vancouver, Canada, where she's filming her new...

15th October 2004

Rascal Flatts Hit The Top

RASCAL FLATTS have taken country back to the top of the American album chart by becoming only the second country group in history to hit number one on the BILLBOARD 200 list. The band's...

6th October 2004

Kelly Osbourne's Unlucky Ex Suffers The Worst Year

KELLY OSBOURNE's rocker ex BERT McCRACKEN is hoping his luck has changed after a tragic 12 months, which has seen his puppy die after being hit by a car and an ex-girlfriend overdose. THE...

19th September 2004

Kelly Swears Off Silly Boys

Rock wildchild KELLY OSBOURNE is so sick of "annoying" boys - she's decided to stay single. The SHUT UP! singer, 19, has endured two high-profile failed relationships with THE USED frontman BERT McCRACKEN and...

5th May 2004

Osbourne: I'll Never Date A Celebrity

Rocker KELLY OSBOURNE is repulsed by the idea of dating a celebrity, because she finds vain men a real turn off. The wild child of BLACK SABBATH star OZZY - who was heartbroken when...

29th February 2004

Osbourne: My Hell With Selfish Bert

Wild rocker KELLY OSBOURNE has slammed her ex-boyfriend BERT McCRACKEN for putting her through "emotional hell", labelling the singer the most selfish person she's ever met. The SHUT UP! star - whose split with...

30th January 2004

Kelly: Bert Used Me To Find Fame

Rock chick KELLY OSBOURNE is struggling to forgive ex-lover BERT McCRACKEN for dumping her - because she fears he only dated her to raise his profile. The daughter of OZZY OSBOURNE enjoyed a brief...

12th December 2003

Osbourne Likens Ex To The Devil

KELLY OSBOURNE has slammed her ex-boyfriend BERT McCRACKEN - likening him to the devil. The pop singer endured a torrid relationship with THE USED frontman, before he publicly dumped her on Valentine's Day (14FEB03)...

3rd December 2003

Avril's Xmas Treat

AVRIL LAVIGNE is enjoying Christmas early this year (03) by recording her childhood favourite tune for a new holiday album. The COMPLICATED singer has teamed up with fellow Canadian CHANTAL KREVIAZUK to record O...

25th August 2003

The Darkness Triumph In Kerrang! Nominations

Jumpsuited rockers THE DARKNESS have received three nominations in Britain's KERRANG! magazine's annual awards. The eccentric band have been put up for Best British Newcomer, Best Album and Best Live Act. ELECTRIC 6...

6th August 2003

Mccracken Blasts Evanescence

Rocker BERT McCRACKEN has lashed out at chart-toppers EVANESCENCE after they pulled out of touring commitments on the WARPED tour. His band THE USED have been moved up the bill to cover the Christian...

4th July 2003

Kelly Osbourne's Ex Has Pancreatitis

KELLY OSBOURNE's ex-boyfriend has been told he has to give up booze after being diagnosed with pancreatitis. THE USED frontman BERT McCRACKEN admits his partying ways have caused him a series of health crises....

3rd July 2003

Kelly Osbourne Bags A New Man

Rock wildchild KELLY OSBOURNE has found romance with another musician - and she doubts her parents will approve of him. The PAPA DON'T PREACH singer has been dating rocker ROB ASTON from up-and-coming act...

2nd July 2003

The Used Star's Florida Blues

THE USED guitarist QUINN ALLMAN isn't looking forward to returning to Jacksonville, Florida, for the upcoming WARPED tour (27JUL03) - the last time the group played there he was arrested. Allman claims he was...

29th May 2003

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