HENRY ROLLINS: More Spoken-Word Dates Announced

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins has lined up the following "spoken word" performances during January/February: Jan. 07 - San Juan Capistrano, CA @ The Coach House Jan. 08 - San Francisco, CA @ Palace of Fine Arts Jan. 10 - Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre Jan. 11 - Vancouver, B.C. @ Vogue Theatre Jan. 12 ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Announce New Guitarist

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have once again parted ways with guitarist Juppe "J.P." Sutela and have replaced him with Mika "Alli" Ahtiainen. "There was some motivation problems with Juppe and he still dont like touring and rehearsing," explained drummer Tonmi Lillman recently. "There is a new member in TO/DIE/FOR and this time it's going to be for ...

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JERRY CANTRELL: Video Interview Posted Online

A video interview with former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, conducted recently at Playboy magazine's "mini-mansion" in Hollywood, California, has been posted online at this location. Cantrell has just issued his latest CD, "Degradation Trip", as a double album, featuring additional songs recorded late last year during the same sessions as songs ...

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FIREBIRD Name Upcoming CD

Britain's FIREBIRD, led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have set "Firebird No. 3" as the title for their new album, due in late February 2003 via JVC Records in Japan. A European release should follow a short time later. ...

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MISERY INDEX Prepare To Record Full-Length Debut

Baltimore, Maryland-based MISERY INDEX — featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS), Bruce Greig (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, TOGETHER WE FALL, NEXT STEP UP), Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.) and Matt Byers (drums) — have posted the following update via their official web site: "Presently we are locked away in our basement writing songs ...

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LAMB OF GOD Finish Tracking New CD

LAMB OF GOD have completed tracking their as-yet-untitled new album at Richmond, Virginia's Montana studios with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD). The CD, which will contain ten cuts, will be mixed in Vancouver, British Columbia starting this Friday, Dec. 13, with Devin and the band at the helm. An April 2003 release through Prosthetic ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Confirmed For MTV's New Year's Eve Celebration

FOO FIGHTERS are among the confirmed acts for MTV's New Year's Eve celebration. The live broadcast from New York's Times Square will kick off at 10:30 p.m. EST. Meanwhile, skateboards featuring artwork by members of FOO FIGHTERS, AUDIOSLAVE, BLINK-182, PEARL JAM, SYSTEM OF A DOWN and others will be auctioned on eBay to benefit Amnesty ...

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MACHINE HEAD Name Live Album, Finalize Track Listing

MACHINE HEAD have set "Hellalive" as the title for their forthcoming live album, due in early 2003 through Roadrunner Records. "Hellalive" was mixed by Colin Richardson at Chapel Studios in Lincolnshire, England and is due to be mastered on Friday, Dec. 13. The album, which was originally set to contain material recorded solely at the ...

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DARKTHRONE Record And Mix New Album In 26 Hours!

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE spent a total of 26 hours recording and mixing their latest opus, "Hate Them". The album — which is scheduled for a February 2003 release through Moonfog Productions — contains material that is being described by DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto (a.k.a. Ted Skjellum) as "spontaneous black metal with spirit. Well, that's ...

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