NECROPHAGIA Announce New Drummer

NECROPHAGIA have added a new full-time drummer in the shape of DAEMONIA skinsman Titta Tani. As previously reported, NECROPHAGIA—whose line-up is completed by Killjoy (vocals), bassist Iscariah (ex-IMMORTAL, bass), Frediablo (GORELORD/WURDULAK, guitars), Fug (WURDULAK, guitars), and Mirai Kawashima (SIGH, keyboards)—will shortly begin recording their new album, The Divine Art Of Torture, for a Halloween released ...

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JAG PANZER Prepare To Re-Record Classic Tracks For Upcoming CD

JAG PANZER are getting ready to take the best tracks from their pre-Century Media releases (the Tyrants EP, Ample Destruction, Dissident Alliance and the Chain Of Comand bootleg) and record them as if they were new songs for an upcoming double CD, tentatively titled Decade Of The Nail Spiked Bat (a reference from the song ...

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SCARS: Album Details Revealed

SCARS, the new three-piece act featuring Gary Moore (guitar), Cass Lewis (bass, ex-SKUNK ANANSIE) and Darrin Mooney (drums, ex-PRIMAL SCREAM), will release their debut album through Sanctuary Records on the following dates: Europe: August 26th UK: September 2nd Japan: September 4th USA: September 10th The complete track listing for the Chris Tsangarides-produced album is as ...

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FU MANCHU Cancel European Tour

FU MANCHU have been forced to cancel their European tour in the wake of the recent closing of their label, Mammoth Records, Stoner Rock has reported. The tour was to include UK appearances at the Reading and Leeds festivals, as well as Bulldog Bash and an additional nine shows in four countries. "Obviously ...

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ZIMMER'S HOLE To Reissue First Album

ZIMMER'S HOLE, featuring guitarist Jed Simon and bassist Byron Stroud of STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, will be re-releasing their first album, Bound By Fire, on Virusworx Records next year. The new version will reportedly feature new artwork and as-yet-undisclosed bonus material. More information will be available in the coming months. ...

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GLUECIFER To Issue New EP

Norwegian rock'n'rollers GLUECIFER will release a new EP, entitled Reversed EP, on September 2nd through Sony Records in Norway and Sweden. A four-tracker, the CD will include the song "Reversed" (from the band's most recent album, Basement Apes), and three other songs—one a live "surprise" and two previously-unreleased studio tracks. ...

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INCANTATION Cancel Indiana Date

INCANTATION will NOT be performing at tonight's Indianapolis, Indiana date of the Summer Blasphemy tour and will be rejoining the trek on Wednesday, August 7th at the I-Rock in Detroit, Michigan. As reported earlier today, INCANTATION were forced to cancel their appearances in Lima, Ohio on August 4th, St. Louis, Missouri on August 5th and ...

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TRENT REZNOR Breaks Silence On TAPEWORM Project

TAPEWORM, the much-anticipated side project of NINE INCH NAILS frontman Trent Reznor and TOOL/A PERFECT CIRCLE singer Maynard James Keenan, are completing work on an album's worth of material "that started as one idea and have mutated and grown into another altogether," Reznor said in a statement issued to MTV News. "Musically, the results are ...

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ROB HALFORD Suffering From Exhaustion, Takes Time Off To Recover

Former JUDAS PRIEST and current HALFORD frontman Rob Halford is suffering from exhaustion and has asked for time off to recharge his batteries, according to a posting by Rob's longtime personal manager John Baxter on HALFORD's official web site. Says Baxter: "After recently crisscrossing the planet twice within a three-month period, conducting promotional interviews, in-store ...

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