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2009-04-02 12:48:00

PAPA ROACH'S METAMORPHOSIS DEBUTS AT NUMBER 8 ON BILLBOARD TOP 200 THEIR ALBUM OF THE DECADE CARRIES AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE "Lifeline" Smash Alternative and Rock Single LOS ANGELES, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Papa Roach's album of the decade Metamorphosis debuts at number 8 this week on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart with 44,456 units sold. First week sales of Metamorphosis exceed that of their 2006 The Paramour Sessions which sold 36,742 units - that's an 18% increase despite a tough...

2009-02-19 15:39:47

Universal is trying to a secure a director for Little Fockers, the second sequel in the Meet the Parents franchise, The Hollywood Reporter said. Producers are talking to several comedy directors about heading up the movie -- which is expected to again star Ben Stiller, Teri Polo and Robert De Niro -- because Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers director Jay Roach is working on another project. Roach will, however, produce Little Fockers, which is said to concentrate on Stiller's and Polo's...

2009-01-13 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Papa Roach will release their forthcoming fifth studio album, Metamorphosis on March 24th through DGC/Interscope Records. Co-Produced by Jay Baumgardner and Papa Roach with additional co-production by James Michael on six of the tracks, the new album conjures a vicious, vibrant intensity that is raw, relevant and ready to rock. The multi-platinum selling, Grammy-nominated Northern California quartet is back with their album of the decade....

2008-12-01 16:46:02

Florida scientists have warned that exotic roaches purchased on the Internet to feed pet lizards could lead to the non-native species infesting U.S. homes. University of Florida entomologists said insects including the Madagascar hissing roach, a 3-inch-long horned roach that hisses like a snake, could gain a foothold in Florida homes if specimens purchased via the Internet as pet food escape and mate, The St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times reported Monday. It's not that they're any harder to kill...

2008-03-09 06:00:18

By Robert Trussell, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Mar. 9--Bruce Roach is a busy man, busier than most local theater artists. "It's kind of embarrassing when I think about it," the veteran actor said recently. "But I'm not gonna fight it." In the last couple of years Kansas City audiences have seen Roach as the verbose Welsh officer Fluellen in "Henry V," Friar Lawrence in "Romeo and Juliet," Kenneth Tynan in "Orson's Shadow," a hapless killer in "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" and the sheriff...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.