TheJamZone 2021 - Heavy Metal Music News Review

Why I 🧡 AC/DC's Powerage, by Aerosmith's Joe Perry
"I was introduced to AC/DC when we were lucky enough to have them open for us at shows on the Draw The Line tour in 1977. I was absolutely blown away the first time I saw them, and I've been a really big fan ever since. Even if you hadn't heard their songs before, when you saw them ... Read more at Metal Hammer Latest Content

Cognitive, Summoning The Lich, My Missing Half tour dates

Cognitive, Summoning The Lich, My Missing Half tour dates
/ Cognitive and Summoning The Lich will team up for a tour of the South this December. Also set to feature My Missing Half, the trek runs as follows: 12/1 Knoxville, TN @ The Open Chord12/2 Long Beach, MS @ Trax Bar and Grille12/3 Dallas, TX @ Ridglea Room12/4 San Antonio, TX @ Bonds Bar12/5 Corpus ... Read more at Lambgoat

MIKKEY DEE: 'When RONNIE JAMES DIO Passed Away, It Felt Like A Disaster'

MIKKEY DEE: 'When RONNIE JAMES DIO Passed Away, It Felt Like A Disaster'
In a new interview with Noise11.com 's Paul Cashmere, MÖTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee was asked if it's nice to see so many musicians around the world paying tribute to iconic MÖTÖRHEAD leader Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister in the years following his death. He ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

SLASH To Release New Single 'The River Is Rising' On Friday

SLASH To Release New Single 'The River Is Rising' On Friday
"The River Is Rising", the new single from SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS, will be released on October 22. A 33-second teaser video can be seen below. In the clip, guitarist Slash states: "This was the first time that we actually did all the guitars, bass and ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

L.A. GUNS Tease Music Video For New Single 'Get Along'
Long-running hard rockers L.A. GUNS will release their new studio album, "Checkered Past", on November 12 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official music video for the LP's third single, "Get Along", will be made available on Friday, October 22. A preview clip is available ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS Tease New Single "The River Is Rising"
Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators have just uploaded a tantalizing 33-second video to social media, which can be seen below.In the clip, Slash states, "This was the first time that we actually did all the guitars, bass, and drums live at the same time, and kept all... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Gibson Is Releasing CHUCK BERRY's Favorite ES-355 Guitar In Wine Red
For the past 127 years, Gibson - the iconic American instrument brand - has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound across genres of music and generations of players. Today, Gibson Custom Shop has announced the release of the limited-edition Chuck Berry 1970s ES-355 in Wine Red. A founding ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

MICHAEL MONROE - New Album Due Spring 2022

MICHAEL MONROE - New Album Due Spring 2022
Former Hanoi Rocks vocalist Michael Monroe has taken to social media with the following announcement:"In about two weeks, at the beginning of November, we're going to start recording the new Michael Monroe album! It's going to be released in the Spring 2022! "The as yet untitled ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

L.A. GUNS Preview New Single / Video "Get Along"
L.A. Guns will release their new album, Checkered Past, on November 12. Pre-order / save your copy on CD / Color Vinyl / Digital here. On October 22, the band will release another new track from the record, a song called "Get Along", a sneak peek has surfaced online:Written and... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist NIKKI SIXX Shares The First 21 Unboxing Video
Mötley Crüe / Sixx:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx will release his new memoir, The First 21: How I Became Nikki Sixx, on October 19 via Hachette Books. Pre-order here.Earlier today, October 18, Sixx shared the following unboxing video, treatiing fans to an early look at his new book... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Slaughter Bite Back at Manchester Rebellion Bar: 16th October 2021

Slaughter Bite Back at Manchester Rebellion Bar: 16th October 2021
Third time lucky brought the twice postponed Slaughter Bite Back show to Rebellion Bar, Manchester. The Freshies (Photo Credit: Michael Steff) The Freshies originally fronted by Chris Sievey, (famous for his alter ego Frank Sidebottom) opened the show. Chris sadly died in 2010 after battling cancer. ... Read more at PlanetMosh

Russian Circles were robbed of gear and equipment

Russian Circles were robbed of gear and equipment
Chicago's Russian Circles had their trailer broken into while it was parked at a Holiday Inn in Chowchilla, California. Much of their gear and equipment was stolen. The band has been traveling on tour opening for KoRn and System of a Down as part of their biggest tour to date. Here is ... Read more at Metal Insider

Vince Neil recovering after breaking ribs due to an on stage fall
Motley Crue's Vince Neil broke a few ribs after taking a fall off of a stage last Friday (15th) at the Monsters On The Mountain festival at LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The singer was performing "Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)" with his solo band when he stepped ... Read more at Metal Insider

QUEENSRŸCHE's TODD LA TORRE On Drummer CASEY GRILLO: 'We Couldn't Ask For A Better Person To Do What He Does With Us'

QUEENSRŸCHE's TODD LA TORRE On Drummer CASEY GRILLO: 'We Couldn't Ask For A Better Person To Do What He Does With Us'
QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Casey Grillo celebrated his 45th birthday onstage with his bandmates this past Saturday, October 16 at Arcada Theater in St. Charles, Illinois. Before leading the audience in singing "Happy Birthday" to his longtime friend, QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

STAIND's AARON LEWIS Blasts U.S. Democratic Party: 'Quit Trying To Ruin My F**king Country'

STAIND's AARON LEWIS Blasts U.S. Democratic Party: 'Quit Trying To Ruin My F**king Country'
STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis has accused the U.S. Democratic Party of " trying to ruin" the country. The outspoken conservative rocker, who reinvented himself as a solo country artist in the last decade, voiced his views before performing his new single called "Am I The Only One" ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Mel Brooks is finally making 'History of the World Pt 2′ 40 years after 'Pt 1′
Mel Brooks is finally making 'History of the World Pt 2′ 40 years after 'Pt 1′ - Read more at BrooklynVegan

BAD WOLVES Give Fans Exclusive Preview Of New Album, Dear Monsters, In New Interactive Activation

BAD WOLVES Give Fans Exclusive Preview Of New Album, Dear Monsters, In New Interactive Activation
In anticipation of the forthcoming release of their third studio album, Dear Monsters, on October 29, Bad Wolves have launched an interactive digital campaign, giving fans exclusive sneak previews of their new music.The activation is now live here, where fans will be shown a series of graphics ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

OPERUS Debut "Lost" Music Video

OPERUS Debut "Lost" Music Video
Canadian epic symphonic metal band, Operus, have released a music video for their single "Lost", off their latest album, Score Of Nightmares, released through German label Pride & Joy Music during June 2020.The vision behind the new video is that of a journey through an inner self-crea ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

CAPRICORN To Release For The Restless Album In March

CAPRICORN To Release For The Restless Album In March
Capricorn is back with their second full-length album, For The Restless, offering 10 tracks of burning rock n' roll. The lineup for the new record consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Kristoffer Ekberg, bassist Pontus Blom, guitarist Peter Söderberg, and new drummer Tomas Eriksson (Impe ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

NEKROMANT Release "Behind The Veil Of Eyes" Music Video

NEKROMANT Release "Behind The Veil Of Eyes" Music Video
Swedish heavy metal power trio, Nekromant, will release their fourth full-length, Temple Of Haal, via their new label home of Despotz Records this December. The band have released a video for "Behind The Veil Of Eyes", which can be viewed below.Says the band: "This song is cold as... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

MEMORIA AVENUE Debut "Nathalia" Music Video

MEMORIA AVENUE Debut "Nathalia" Music Video
Memoria Avenue is a new melodic rock/AOR band from Norway showcasing an artistic union between guitarist Tor Talle and singer Jan Le'Brandt. The band's self-titled debut album will be released on November 5 via Frontiers Music Srl. Today, the band has released a music video for the song... ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

HYPOCRISY Reveals The Making Of "Dead World"

HYPOCRISY Reveals The Making Of "Dead World"
This behind-the-scenes clip is no less thrilling than the "Dead World" video itself. For those who enjoyed that zombie vibe, Peter Tägtgren and Hypocrisy now present, Making Of "Dead World". Enjoy a very juicy and bloody backstage.With governments finally admitting ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Jane’s Addiction, Etc. Members To Perform Sex Pistols & Lou Reed Songs During “Above Ground 3” Benefit Concert

Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Jane's Addiction, Etc. Members To Perform Sex Pistols & Lou Reed Songs During "Above Ground 3" Benefit Concert
Dave Navarro (Jane's Addiction) and Billy Morrison (Billy Idol) have revealed the artists that will be joining them at the third annual 'Above Ground' benefit concert. The event will take place at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, CA on December 20 and the duo will be performing the ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Khemmis debut new song and animated video

Khemmis debut new song and animated video
/ Khemmis have premiered an animated video created by Costin Chioreanu for new single "House of Cadmus," which appears on the group's upcoming album, Deceiver (out November 19). The clip can be found below. Vocalist/guitarist Phil Pendergast says of the new song: "'House of ... Read more at Lambgoat

Cognitive - To Perform Several U.S. Dates In December
Tech death metal force Cognitive announce a 12-date touring march, which will mainly cover Texas and Florida states with a couple exceptions. Support on the road will come from Summoning The Lich and My Missing Half. In other news, earlier this month, Cognitive have begun writing material for their ... Read more at Metal Storm News

EPK - WarCall - Dead End Pt. 2 (2021) (Plan B Music)
EPK - WarCall - Dead End Pt. 2 (2021) (Plan B Music) Publicist - Jon Asher - jon[@]ashermediarelations[.]com For fans Motorhead, Metallica, Dissection, Iron Maiden, Slayer EP Title: Dead End Pt. 2Release Date: November 26, 2021Label: Plan B MusicDistribution: Independent Facebook.com/warcallband | ... Read more at Asher Media Relations

John 5 Won a Prize for His First Childhood Halloween Costume
Halloween is an exciting time for children, especially since they know they get to go around collecting candy from the members of their neighborhoods. For John 5, his earliest memories of Halloween were rather unconventional - especially his first costume, which he won a prize for. "Hallow ... Read more at Loudwire

How Being '10 Percent Under-Rehearsed' Helps Metallica Live
Metallica are known for switching up their set lists each night and, in a new interview on The Eddie Trunk Podcast, drummer Lars Ulrich spoke about what still makes that such an exciting element of the band's live performances, how it keeps everyone "invigorated" and why being ... Read more at Loudwire

Poll: What's the Best Stone Sour Song? - Vote Now
What's the best Stone Sour song? That's what we want to find out from you in this week's Loudwire Nights Artist of the Week poll! Each week, we'll be asking you to choose your favorite track from a list of 10 of the biggest songs from the next Artist of the Week's ... Read more at Loudwire

Russian Circles Among Acts Who've Recently Had Gear Stolen
Touring acts have plenty of concerns to contend with these days, but recently there have been a rash of acts that have fallen victim to theft while out on the road. Russian Circles, who have been playing dates with System of a Down and Korn, fell victim last week while on tour as a bunch of gear ... Read more at Loudwire

EXODUS Gets Personal With New Song "The Years Of Death And Dying"
Exodus is now streaming their new single "The Years Of Death And Dying," whose lyrical content got increasingly personal for the band. According to Exodus drummer Tom Hunting, the single was originally a poem about death that only hit harder as friends and family began to pass away. ... Read more at Metal Injection
A View From The Top Of The World - DREAM THEATER
DREAM THEATER's most recent album, 2019's "Distance over Time", showcased a band that was gracefully aging, three decades into its career. The record was a retreat from the grandiose prog ambitions of 2016's "The Astonishing". The final result was an infectiously ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET
NIKKI SIXX On Moving To Wyoming With His Wife And Daughter: 'It Was One Of The Greatest Things We've Done'
NIKKI SIXX On Moving To Wyoming With His Wife And Daughter: 'It Was One Of The Greatest Things We've Done'
MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx spoke to the "Lipps Service With Scott Lipps" podcast about his recent decision to leave Southern California, where he had lived for more than four decades, and relocate to Wyoming, the least populous U.S. state. He said (as transcribed by ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET
COREY TAYLOR, DAVE NAVARRO, PERRY FARRELL, BILLY IDOL, Others To Take Part In 'Above Ground' Benefit Concert
COREY TAYLOR, DAVE NAVARRO, PERRY FARRELL, BILLY IDOL, Others To Take Part In 'Above Ground' Benefit Concert
Guitarists Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Billy Morrison (BILLY IDOL) and an all-star band are gearing up for the third "Above Ground" benefit concert on December 20 at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, California. After sitting out 2020 because of COVID-19, Navarro and Morrison ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET
John Grant, Ásgeir & more playing Iceland Airwaves in-person/streaming ‘Live from Reykjavik’ event
John Grant, Ásgeir & more playing Iceland Airwaves in-person/streaming 'Live from Reykjavik' event
John Grant, Ásgeir & more playing Iceland Airwaves in-person/streaming 'Live from Reykjavik' event - Read more at BrooklynVegan
Japanese Breakfast wrapped up four-night Brooklyn run (pics, video, setlists)
Japanese Breakfast wrapped up four-night Brooklyn run (pics, video, setlists) - Read more at BrooklynVegan
Laura Stevenson covered "Harvest Moon" w/ Jeff Rosenstock at Brooklyn show (pics, video, setlist)
Laura Stevenson covered "Harvest Moon" w/ Jeff Rosenstock at Brooklyn show (pics, video, setlist) - Read more at BrooklynVegan
CHAI, SASAMI & MICHELLE supporting Mitski on 2022 tour
CHAI, SASAMI & MICHELLE supporting Mitski on 2022 tour - Read more at BrooklynVegan
GVSB, Make-Up & Edsel members form Zwei Null Zwei, opening for Come in Brooklyn
GVSB, Make-Up & Edsel members form Zwei Null Zwei, opening for Come in Brooklyn - Read more at BrooklynVegan
SAVAK share 2 new songs, touring (dates with Archers of Loaf)
SAVAK share 2 new songs, touring (dates with Archers of Loaf) - Read more at BrooklynVegan
CHAOSFEAR Breaking Rules And Paradigms On Upcoming EP
CHAOSFEAR Breaking Rules And Paradigms On Upcoming EP
Since returning to active duty in 2018, Brazilian thrash metal band, ChaosFear, have released several singles, EPs and especially Be The Light In Dark Day", an album that clearly showed a significant evolution of their old thrash metal sound into something more dense, melancholic and modern, ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
SYMPHONY X Guitarist MICHAEL ROMEO To InsideOut Music; War Of The Worlds, Part II To Arrive In February; Audio Samples Streaming
SYMPHONY X Guitarist MICHAEL ROMEO To InsideOut Music; War Of The Worlds, Part II To Arrive In February; Audio Samples Streaming
InsideOutMusic has announced the signing of legendary Symphony X guitarist, Michael Romeo, for the release of his upcoming album, War Of The Worlds, Part II. The follow up to his 2018 album, War Of The Worlds, Part 1, will be released on February 4, 2022.For WOTW2, Romeo welcomed a... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News
SEPULTURA - European Quadra Tour Postponed To 2022
SEPULTURA - European Quadra Tour Postponed To 2022
Brazilian metallers, Sepultura, have announced the postponement of the European leg of their Quadra tour.Says the band: "Even though the world is slowly opening up and shows are starting to take place, there is still too much uncertainty with the ever-changing rules between the different ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
JON ANDERSON Tells The Story Of YES And Their Prog Rock Classic "Roundabout"; Video
JON ANDERSON Tells The Story Of YES And Their Prog Rock Classic "Roundabout"; Video
Professor Of Rock has shared the new video below, along with the following message:"Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer, Jon Anderson, tells the story of the band YES and their 70s progressive rock classic hit 'Roundabout'. In a zoom interview he takes us through the process of writing it ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
ALIEN WEAPONRY Release "Hatupatu" Guitar Playthrough Video
ALIEN WEAPONRY Release "Hatupatu" Guitar Playthrough Video
Alien Weaponry recently issued their sophomore release, Tangaroa, via Napalm Records. Today, the band share a guitar playthrough for the third single from the album, "Hatupatu". Watch below:Watch the "Hatupatu" music video below, and order the new album here.Tangaroa ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
Watch System Of A Down debut their two new songs live for the first time
Watch System Of A Down debut their two new songs live for the first time
System Of A Down made their live return on October 15 at the T-Mobile Arena in Los Vegas, Nevada, marking their first show since July 2019. During the performance, the Armenian metallers debuted the two new singles Genocidal Humanoidz and Protect The Land, which were both released in November last ... Read more at Metal Hammer Latest Content
Wolfgang Van Halen hits back at fans over using VH initials: "Last I checked it was my f**cking name"
Wolfgang Van Halen has once again found himself victim to the wrath of disgruntled Van Halen fans as he battles it out online over his right to not include his father's songs within his live sets. The musician previously shut down a fan over the request earlier this year, when the fan in ... Read more at Metal Hammer Latest Content
Paul Stanley’s Longtime Guitar Tech Dies Of COVID-19
Paul Stanley's Longtime Guitar Tech Dies Of COVID-19
Francis Stueber, the longtime guitar tech of KISS' Paul Stanley, has passed away following a battle with COVID-19. Stanley issued the following statement: 'My dear friend, buddy and guitar tech for 20 years, Fran Stueber died yesterday suddenly of Covid. Both on and offstage I depended on ... Read more at Metal Anarchy
Sepultura, Sacred Reich, & Crowbar Reschedule European/UK Tour For 2022
Sepultura, Sacred Reich, & Crowbar Reschedule European/UK Tour For 2022
Sepultura have postponed their European/UK tour with Sacred Reich and Crowbar. The trek is now scheduled for fall 2022. 2022 Tour Dates: 10/20 Copenhagen, DEN - Amager Bio 10/21 Leipzig, GER - Hellraiser 10/22 Zlin, CZE - Hala Datart 10/23 Wroclaw, POL - A2 10/25 Vienna, AUT - Arena 10/26 Budapest, ... Read more at Metal Anarchy
Original Carcass Drummer Ken Owen Auctioning Off Drum Kit Used On “Necroticism – Descanting The Insalubrious” And “Heartwork”
Original Carcass Drummer Ken Owen Auctioning Off Drum Kit Used On "Necroticism - Descanting The Insalubrious" And "Heartwork"
Original Carcass drummer Ken Owen is auctioning off the drum kit he used on 'Necroticism - Descanting The Insalubrious,' 'Heartwork,' and more in an effort to raise money for a new computer. The set will also come with a framed certificate of authenticity signed by Owen, a ... Read more at Metal Anarchy
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