THE CULT Frontman Named 'Permanent' Member Of THE DOORS

THE CULT frontman Ian Astbury and former POLICE drummer Stewart Copeland have "permanently" joined THE DOORS and will record new music with the group during 2003, keyboardist Ray Manzarek told Billboard.com. "Stewart is drumming from here on out. Ian is singing from here on out. We're not doing a TV show. We're playing live music. ...

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Former STABBING WESTWARD Frontman Resurfaces In THE DREAMING

Former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall has teamed up with ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar) in a brand new project called THE DREAMING. The as-yet-unsigned group, whose sound is said to be more reminiscent of that of early SW than the one found on the band's final, self-titled album, are ...

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E-FORCE Announce Hometown Gig

E-FORCE, the Montreal-based band featuring former VOIVOD bassist/vocalist Eric Forrest, guitarist Bryan Donahue (formerly of HOMICIDE) and guitarist/drum programmer Dan Lauzon (formerly of ENTROPY), will perform at Petit Campus in Montreal on Friday, October 18th. ...

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NOTHINGFACE: New Demo Track Posted Online

NOTHINGFACE have made available for download a brand new demo track, entitled "Machination", from their official web site at this location. NOTHINGFACE are scheduled to begin recording their new album later this month at Armoury Studios in Vancouver, B.C. with producer Bill Kennedy (MEGADETH, MORBID ANGEL, NIN, MONSTER MAGNET) for an early 2003 ...

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Former SOUNDGARDEN Guitarist, Ex-KYUSS Drummer Join Forces In New Band

Former SOUNDGARDEN guitarist Kim Thayil has reportedly joined forces with ex-KYUSS drummer Alfredo Hernandez in a brand new project. Details are sketchy at the moment, but it appears that former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic was briefly involved with the group prior to focusing all his attention on EYES ADRIFT, the band he formed with ex-SUBLIME ...

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SATYRICON Enter Norwegian Charts At #4

SATYRICON entered the Norwegian Album Chart at position #4 with their latest effort, Volcano. Volcano is SATYRICON's first release for Capitol Records, which issued the CD in Scandinavia on September 2nd. A wider European release is planned for October 21st. The album has no American or Asian release date scheduled at this time. (Thanks:

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