ZWAN Name Debut, Set Release Date

Chicago-based ZWAN, the new band featuring former SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan, ex-PUMPKINS drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, former CHAVEZ guitarist Matt Sweeney, ex-SLINT guitarist David Pajo, and A PERFECT CIRCLE bassist Paz Lechantin, have set "Mary Star of the Sea" as the title for their debut effort, due on Jan. 28 through Reprise Records. The album's ...

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SCALPLOCK Artwork Censored

U.K. grind merchants SCALPLOCK recently found themselves embroiled in controversy over the artwork adorning their latest album "Spread The Germs Over The Human Worms", according to Britain's Terrorizer. The company employed to manufacture the discs and the artwork reportedly became concerned by "the political content of the artwork and the political stance of the lyrical ...

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PRIMER 55 Drummer Bangs With SOCIETY 1

PRIMER 55 drummer Preston Nash has taken over the drum throne for SOCIETY 1 for the remaining dates of the Jagermeister $12 Riot Tour, on which both bands are touring with headliner DOPE. Nash took over drumming duties after SOCIETY 1 drummer Dagon suffered an injury to his ankle, sustained during a post-show party in ...

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THE HAUNTED: New MP3 Posted Online!

A brand new track from THE HAUNTED, titled "Shithead", has been posted online via the Earache Records web site at this location. "Shithead" comes off the group's much-anticipated "One Kill Wonder" effort, due on Feb. 17, 2003. The follow-up to the critically-acclaimed "The Haunted Made Me Do It" (2000) was recorded at Studio ...

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WITCHERY: HULTSFRED Performance To Be Webcast

An audio recording of WITCHERY's performance at this past summer's Hultsfred festival, the largest pop/rock festival in Sweden, will be aired tomorrow night (Dec. 5) at 21:03 (that's 9:03 p.m.) CET on the national Swedish radio channel P3. The broadcast can be found at this location. Click on the link "Lyssna", then on ...

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MARTYR A.D.: New Drummer Needed

MARTYR A.D. are one the lookout for a new drummer. All applicants must be professional, familiar with the group's material, willing to relocate to Minneapolis, and have pro equipment. Serious inquiries only. Please be willing to submit a demo of your playing. Contact [email protected] ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Announce European Tour

RAGING SPEEDHORN are set to embark on a massive headline tour of UK, Ireland & Europe at the beginning of 2003. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 19 – Newport, UK @ TJs Jan. 20 - Plymouth, UK @ Club 103 Jan. 21 - Bridgewater, UK @ Palace Theatre Jan. 22 - Cambridge, UK @ ...

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AC/DC: Changing Labels?

AC/DC are rumored to be moving from their longtime Warner Music Group home to Sony Music, according to Hits Daily Double. The band, who are believed to be recording their new studio album for an early 2003 release, are said to be negotiating a deal that will allow their lucrative catalog and upcoming CDs to ...

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