EXODUS Guitarist, Manager Join Forces In DRUG PIG

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt and current EXODUS manager/former guitar tech Steve Warner have reportedly joined forced in a side project called DRUG PIG, which recently completed work on five songs and tentatively plans to issue a full-length album in 2003. Details are sketchy at the moment, but the duo have apparently set their sights on ...

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LULLACRY's JUKKA OUTINEN: We Are Focusing On Being Heavy As Hell

LULLACRY drummer Jukka Outinen has posted the following update on the songwriting sessions for the band's forthcoming third full-length CD: "I'm more than happy to say that we're done with all the songs for our next gigantic masterpiece of heavy and metal! "In three demo sessions we have recorded 12 songs in total. They will ...

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TOMMY LEE To Release New Single, Continue Touring

TOMMY LEE has set "Ashamed" (featuring an appearance by DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno) as the next single from his latest solo CD, Never A Dull Moment. In other news, Lee is planning on returning to the road in October for more headlining dates. Says bassist Marty O'Brien: "We will be back in Los Angeles in ...

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SEPULTURA Launch Covers EP Artwork Contest

SEPULTURA have launched a contest for fans to come up with the cover artwork for the forthcoming EP of covers, which was recently completed at a Brazilian studio for an October release. The winner will be selected after an unspecified period of time and will receive a "special SEPULTURA package." To check out other proposals ...

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STATIC-X To Launch Comic Book At California's FANGORIA Convention

STATIC-X members Tripp Eisen, Tony Campos and Ken Jay will join horror/comic artist Jay Fotos at the launching of their new comic book STATIC-X: MACHINE from Chaos! Comics at the FANGORIA Weekend of Horrors convention in Pasadena. California on Saturday, August 17th. Members of the band will be signing autographs and giving away freebies in ...

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TO/DIE/FOR's JOONAS KOTO: New Songs Are Much Heavier Than Before

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR — who were recently rejoined by guitarist J.P. Sutela — will enter Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland on October 5th to begin recording their new album, entitled Jaded, for a tentative early 2003 release through Spinefarm Records. A single release will precede album before the end of the year. Lead guitarist Joonas "Jope" ...

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