NAPALM DEATH Guitarist Resurrects DEFECATION

NAPALM DEATH/ex-RIGHTEOUS PIGS guitarist Mitch Harris has resurrected DEFECATION, the legendary extreme act he founded with ex-NAPALM DEATH drummer Mick Harris. The group, whose current lineup apparently doesn't include Mick, are presently working on the follow-up to 1989's "Purity Dilution", titled "Intention Surpassed", for an early 2003 release through Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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AC/DC To Be Inducted Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

AC/DC are among five acts that will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame early next year. Other artists set to be honored are THE CLASH, ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ATTRACTIONS, THE POLICE, and THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS. The Eighteenth Annual Induction Ceremony will be held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New ...

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NECROPHAGIA: No More Interviews!

NECROPHAGIA — featuring mainman Killjoy, drummer Wayne Fabra Iscariah (ex-IMMORTAL, bass), Frediablo (GORELORD/WURDULAK, guitars), Fug (WURDULAK, guitars), and Mirai Kawashima (SIGH, keyboards) — have announced that they will not be doing any press/interviews for their upcoming release, "The Divine Art of Torture". "We feel the music on 'Divine Art…' will speak for itself," Killjoy and ...

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WATCHTOWER Singer: It Might Take Years To Complete New Album

WATCHTOWER frontman Jason McMaster has posted the following update on the status of the band's long-awaited new CD, "Mathematics". "Attention... Since we have released the information about WATCHTOWER releasing an ALL NEW CD... 'Mathematics' .. people will not leave it alone. They won't let WATCHTOWER sleep... I receive emails everyday from hardcore WATCHTOWER fans, living ...

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HANOI ROCKS Set Release Date For 'Twelve Shots On The Rocks'

Reunited Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS will release their comeback album, "Twelve Shots On The Rocks", on Nov. 28 in Finland and on Dec. 2 in the rest of the Scandinavia. The Japanese version, titled "Thirteen Shots On The Rocks", will include one bonus track and will surface on Dec. 4 via Victor Entertainment. ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist To Release Jazz Rock Album

Former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland's new project OHM, a Los Angeles-based jazz rock trio consisting of major label and studio musicians, have finalized the track listing for their self-titled debut CD, due in early 2003 via Lion Music. It is as follows: 01. Peanut Buddha 02. Lovesong 03. Came To Believe 04. ID 05. Between ...

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NIRVANA Debut At #3 On BILLBOARD's Top 200

NIRVANA's self-titled greatest-hits disc sold 234,331 copies in its first week of release to debut at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart. Meanwhile, FOO FIGHTERS' "One by One" tumbled from No. 3 to No. 19 in its second week. Topping the chart was the soundtrack to the EMINEM film "8 Mile", with sales of ...

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