MEDICATION Recruit Fill-In Drummer, Finalize Track Listing For "Prince Valium"

Los Angeles-based MEDICATION, who feature in their ranks former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, have recruited drummer Jason Loree for the group's current US tour, which kicked off last night in Chicago Heights, Illinois. It is currently ...

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THANATOSCHIZO Enter Studio To Record Sophomore CD

Portuguese avantgard metallers THANATOSCHIZO have entered Rec'n'Roll Studios in the suburbs of Oporto to record their sophomore full-length CD, entitled InsomniousNightLift, with producer Luís Barros (drummer for AFM Records recording artists TARANTULA). The follow-up to Schizo Level will be released in late summer through Misdeed Records. For more information, visit the band's official web site ...

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SINISTER Re-Sign With Nuclear Blast Records

Dutch female-fronted death metallers SINISTER have re-signed with Nuclear Blast Records after a one-album stint with Hammerheart Records and will enter the studio in December 2002 to record their new album, tentatively entitled Savage or Grace. An early 2003 release is expected. ...

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RUNEMAGICK Begin Tracking New Material

Sweden's RUNEMAGICK will enter Magick Sound Studio this weekend to record drums for 8-10 new songs. Additional tracking will take place during the summer. It is not presently clear if these recordings will be used towards the group's next official release or if they are to serve as mere pre-production recordings for the upcoming CD. ...

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WITHERING SURFACE Confirmed For OPETH/ARCH ENEMY UK Tour

Danish metallers WITHERING SURFACE have been confirmed as the opening act on the metal extravaganza that is the OPETH/ARCH ENEMY UK tour. The previous Danish Grammy Award nominees, whose current album, Walking On Phantom Ice, has been receiving rave reviews, have also been confirmed for Wacken Open Air festival in Germany in early August. The ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's SCOTT ROCKENFIELD Gets Busy On The Side

A message from QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield: "Hello everyone!! Just wanted to give you all an update as to my progress on the up and coming release of my solo record. Everything has been going SPLENDID, and by the end of this week I should have 8 or 9 songs completed. I will try and ...

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