This page will provide the latest official news from Ipecac Recordings. Please be sure to read through these articles before contacting Ipecac Recordings with a question that may be answered here.

Mar. 31, 2002

News Update

Release dates are set for a couple previously mentioned new Ipecac releases! May 28th will be the official release date for Steroid Maximus's(Jim"Foetus"Thirwell) ECTOPIA and the triumphant return of Skeleton Key will be on June 25th with the release of their OBTAINIUM !!!!! More release dates should be confirmed soon.

Oh, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to us!!!!!!! We turn 3 today and celebrate it by releasing the specially priced live recording of the FantômasMelvins Big Band Live CD!!!!!!!!!

Mar. 29, 2002

News Update

Ok you crazy Australians! The mighty Melvins will be playing 3 headline shows while on tour with TOOL. They will be playing at a small club to be determined in Sydney on May 25th as well as 2 nights at the intimate and friendly Cherry Club in Melbourne on May 27 & 28. These shows should not be missed.

Mar. 28, 2002

News Update

The Ipecac cupboards are filling up. In addition to a Fall release from Isis, we can also confirm upcoming 2002 full lengths from the Ruins, Dälek and Yuka Honda. We will announce release dates as soon as we get em.

Mar. 20, 2002

News Update

The Melvins tour dates are trickling in. Check the calendar section to get the first few. We will have a song sample up from the new CD HOSTILE AMBIENT TAKEOVER soon!

Mar. 6, 2002

News Update

The time has finally come! Now you can give us more of your hard earned money. On March 7, 2002 (US time), the legendary store finally opens! We always keep our promises. Just a few items to start, but more to come. Don't forget you can buy CDs from the links in the discography section.
Check the calendar section for 2 of the 3 warm up dates(April 9 & 11) for the Melvins Australian (with TOOL) & North American tour. The full US tour will begin on May 12th in the northwest. More dates coming soon.
Now stop reading and grab mom's credit card!!!!

Feb. 28, 2002

News Update

Our old buddies, (Grammy winners)TOOL, have done it again. Check the calendar section for TOOL/Melvins dates!!! This time it's Australia/New Zealand!!!! This will coincide with the official release of the Melvins new sudio CD HOSTILE AMBIENT TAKEOVER, priced to sell in Australia too!!! Thanks again TOOL!!!!!!! More dates to come.

Feb. 26, 2002

News Update

Sneak preview time!!!! 2 tracks from the upcoming live Fantômasmelvins Big Band, MILLENNIUM MONSTERWORKS (IPC 19) CD are up. The Melvins song "Hooch" and the Fantômas hit "She's a Puker" are available to get a taste of this monumental performance. The full CD is due out in early April celebrating Ipecac's 3rd birthday!!!! Enjoy!!!

Feb. 25, 2002

News Update

The news leaked out, contracts are not signed yet, the band has not gotten their million dollar check yet, but it is safe to say that the mighty ISIS has been added to the Ipecac roster. Look for a full length release in September. To get a taste of these Massachusetts based HEAVY hitters check out their last full length CLESTIAL or more recent Ep SGNL>05. We welcome ISIS, who have been described as "A garbage disposal rhythmically chewing through your skull." Yeah, we are down with that!!!!

Jan. 30, 2002

News Update

HELP Here we are again in need of a keyboard. We have our bacjup but now we need to backup our backup. Anyone in Australia or Europe that can track down a Roland DJ 70 Mark II with SCSI and 32 MB RAM please let us know. THANKS!!!

Jan. 29, 2002

News Update

Here's the latest. The openers for the European Tomahawk tour are Dalek for all but the last 3 shows. eX-Girl will support on the last 3.
The Millennium New Years FantômasMelvins Big Band live CD (IPC 19)is still scheduled for April 2nd.
The new Melvins studio album, HOSTILE AMBIENT TAKEOVER (IPC 20) is scheduled for April 16th followed by a HUGE US tour. The will also be releasing a series of 7 , 7 inch singles. A single from each track on the CD. We will post the track listing soon.
In May we will be releasing the new Steroid Maximus CD ECTOPIA (IPC 28). This is a project by Jim Foetus Thirwell.
In June we might see the triumphant return of Skeleton Key on Ipecac!!!!
Stay tuned for some preview tracks of the next couple of releases and tour dates.