TheJamZone 2019 - Heavy Metal Music News Review

tours announced: Claudio Simonetti's Goblin, Sleep, Masked Intruder, Ari Lennox/Lizzo, more
tours announced: Claudio Simonetti's Goblin, Sleep, Masked Intruder, Ari Lennox/Lizzo, more - Read more at BrooklynVegan

CHAI & Bodega played Music Hall of Williamsburg (pics)
CHAI & Bodega played Music Hall of Williamsburg (pics) - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Drake sued by woman who "sustained a traumatic brain injury" at his MSG show
Drake sued by woman who "sustained a traumatic brain injury" at his MSG show - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Polaris Music Prize announces 2019 Shortlist
Polaris Music Prize announces 2019 Shortlist - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of Anthrax's Hellfest Set
Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of Anthrax's Hellfest Set - Read more at Metal Anarchy

Claudio Simonetti's Goblin Announces Tour Performing Dario Argento's Deep Red Score Along with the Film
Last week we told you that Claudio Simonetti's Goblin, following on the heels of last year's very special tour at which the band performed the score for Dario Argento's 1977 horror classic Suspiria during a full screening of the film, had announced a ... Read more at MetalSucks

THE DARK ELEMENT Featuring Former NIGHTWISH Vocalist, Ex-SONATA ARCTICA Guitarist To Release Songs The Night Sings Album In November; Artwork, Tracklisting Revealed

THE DARK ELEMENT Featuring Former NIGHTWISH Vocalist, Ex-SONATA ARCTICA Guitarist To Release Songs The Night Sings Album In November; Artwork, Tracklisting Revealed
The Dark Element, the project fronted by former Nightwish vocalist Anette Olzon, together with Finnish guitarist and songwriter Jani Liimatainen, will release the follow-up to their self-titled debut album, entitled Songs The Night Sings, on November 8 via Frontiers Music Srl.First single, pre-order ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

PRETTY MAIDS - Undress Your Madness Album Due In November; Details Revealed

PRETTY MAIDS - Undress Your Madness Album Due In November; Details Revealed
Denmark's Pretty Maids will release their new album, Undress Your Madness, on November 8 on CD/LP/digital via Frontiers Music Srl. First single, pre-orders, and more info coming soon.Tracklisting:"Intro""Serpentine""Firesoul Fly""Undress Your Madness" ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

SKILLET Premiers "Legendary" Music Video

SKILLET Premiers "Legendary" Music Video
Multi-platinum selling rockers, Skillet, have released a video for "Legendary", the single from their upcoming tenth full-length album, Victorious, due August 2 (Atlantic). Watch below:Victorious is available for pre-order now with special merchandise packages.Victorious tracklisting: ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Brave History July 16th, 2019 - DEEP PURPLE, NIGHT RANGER, DROWNING POOL, JOHNNY WINTER, STYX, JUDAS PRIEST, GOD FORBID, And More!

Brave History July 16th, 2019 - DEEP PURPLE, NIGHT RANGER, DROWNING POOL, JOHNNY WINTER, STYX, JUDAS PRIEST, GOD FORBID, And More!
R.I.P. Jonathan Douglas "Jon" Lord (DEEP PURPLE) - June 9th, 1941 - July 16th, 2012Happy 70th Birthday Alan Fitzgerald (NIGHT RANGER, SAMMY HAGAR, MONTROSE, GAMMA) - July 16th, 1949Happy 45th Birthday Ryan McCombs (DROWNING POOL, SOIL) - July 16th, 1974R.I.P. JOHNNY Dawson WINTER III: ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Rare Footage From Ozzfest 1999 Documentary Surfaces

Rare Footage From Ozzfest 1999 Documentary Surfaces
Footage has surfaced on YouTube from an unreleased 2001 documentary We Sold Our Souls For Rock 'N' Roll, which was filmed by The Decline Of Western Civilization director Penelope Spheeris at Ozzfest 1999.The bill that year featured Black Sabbath, Rob Zombie, Slayer, and Slipknot. The ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

we just posted a brand new podcast episode featuring Torche
Published on Jul 16, 2019 Support the Patreon here: http://bit.ly/TheVanflipLambgoat Presents: The Vanflip Podcast Episode #010Recorded July 9th, 2019 in Jacksonville, FL.Torche is an American heavy metal band from Miami, Florida. The group formed in 2004 and went on to release four full-length ... Read more at Lambgoat

DARKTHRONE Arctic Thunder (Black Metal, 2016)

DARKTHRONE Arctic Thunder (Black Metal, 2016)
Review by Warthur - The Underground Resistance saw Darkthrone adopt a sort of "blackened heavy metal" approach, combining their usual grim darkness with juicy riffs reminiscent of the more hard-edged 1980s traditional heavy metal bands. It was pretty good too - a sort of return to the ... Read more at MetalMusicArchives.com New Reviews

DARKTHRONE Old Star (Black Metal, 2019)

DARKTHRONE Old Star (Black Metal, 2019)
Review by Warthur - Perhaps Arctic Thunder was just something Darkthrone had to get out of their system - a necessary creative purging before moving on to this. Old Star sounds much more like the followup to The Underground Resistance that a lot of us were expecting than Arctic Thunder does. ... Read more at MetalMusicArchives.com New Reviews

Metallica Praise Latin Pop Star for Cover of 'Seek and Destroy'
Metallica have yielded some of the top cover songs in metal over the years, but it's time for someone to flip the script. Latin rock star Juanes decided to put his take on a Metallica classic and he ended up getting the band's stamp of approval. Juanes brought out a cover of Metallica ... Read more at Loudwire

Insomnium Announce New Album 'Heart Like a Grave'
Insomnium have announced the release of their next melodeath work, Heart Like a Grave. The Finnish band's eighth album will drop Oct. 4 via Century Media Records. Insomnium's body of work in the 2010s is one of metal's most excellent, with One for Sorrow (2011), Shadows of the Dying ... Read more at Loudwire

Tonight, the LIVECAST Will Not Call Out Maynard

Tonight, the LIVECAST Will Not Call Out Maynard
We're not Hailey Bieber, we're the Metal Injection Livecast and we're live tonight, talking about the week in metal and beyond. Tune in for the fun. So tune in, tonight starting at 6:30pm Eastern (3:30PM Pacific Time, 11:30pm in London, 8:30am Wed in Sydney) and going until 8PM ... Read more at Metal Injection

Watch Pro-Shot Video Of ANTHRAX's HELLFEST Performance
ARTE Concert has uploaded professionally filmed video footage of ANTHRAX's June 23 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France. Check it out below. ANTHRAX performed the song "Now It's Dark" live for the first time in more than 27 years on June 8 at Batschkapp in Frankfurt, ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Watch QUEENSRŸCHE Singer TODD LA TORRE Record Drums For Band's Latest Album, 'The Verdict'
A short video of QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre laying down the drum tracks for the band's latest album, "The Verdict", can be seen below. Released in March via Century Media Records, the disc was produced, mixed, and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE: 'METALLICA Is One Of The Most Important Bands For Me'
In a recent interview with Impericon, GHOST leader Tobias Forge was asked to name his top three favorite bands of all time. He responded (see video below): "I like a lot of different music. If I was to make a top 20, I would have a hard time. Let's say the bands that [have] meant the most ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

METALLICA Praises JUANES's Cover Of 'Seek & Destroy'
METALLICA has praised Juanes's cover version of the band's song "Seek & Destroy". Earlier this month, the Latin rock star performed the "Kill 'Em All" classic at Rock Al Parque festival in Bogota, Colombia. Video footage of his rendition - complete with ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

AS I LAY DYING To Release 'Shaped By Fire' Album In September
According to a since-removed listing on the Nuclear Blast web site, AS I LAY DYING will release its new album, "Shaped By Fire", on September 20 via the German heavy metal record label. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Burn To Emerge 02. Blinded 03. Shaped By Fire 04. ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

METALLICA: Pro-Shot Video Of 'Frantic' Performance From Copenhagen
Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Frantic" live on July 11 at Telia Parken in Copenhagen, Denmark can be seen below. METALLICA played "Frantic" for the first time in eight years when it kicked off the spring/summer 2019 European leg of its ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

SOUNDGARDEN: 'Live From The Artists Den' Unboxing Video
On February 17, 2013, SOUNDGARDEN concluded a sold-out U.S. winter tour in support of "King Animal", its first studio album in over sixteen years, with a special "Live From The Artists Den" taping at the Wiltern in Los Angeles. SOUNDGARDEN mixed new songs with classic radio hits ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Watch CANDLEMASS Perform At Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival
Fan-filmed video footage of CANDLEMASS's July 13 performance at the Bang Your Head!!! festival in Balingen, Germany can be seen below. CANDLEMASS's 12th album, "The Door To Doom", was released in February via Napalm Records. The disc includes the song "Astorolus - The Great ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

PRETTY MAIDS To Release 'Undress Your Madness' Album In November
Danish hard rock veterans PRETTY MAIDS will release their new album, "Undress Your Madness", on November 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Intro 02. Serpentine 03. Firesoul Fly 04. Undress Your Madness 05. Will You Still Kiss Me (If I See You ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

BIFF BYFORD: Why SAXON Never Made It Big In America
Biff Byford has explained why he believes SAXON never achieved the same kind of commercial success in America as fellow British bands IRON MAIDEN and DEF LEPPARD. Although SAXON is widely recognized as one of New Wave Of British Heavy Metal's pioneering exponents, the band has failed to mirror ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

SHADES OF BLACK:  NIGHTFELL, UNMENSCH, ORM

SHADES OF BLACK: NIGHTFELL, UNMENSCH, ORM
This is a rare mid-week edition of a column that usually appears on Sunday. This didn't happen by design. I was trying to select some new songs for a SEEN AND HEARD post, and by chance it happened that three of them - these three - were shades of black metal. So I decided to collect ... Read more at NO CLEAN SINGING

South African musician Johnny Clegg, RIP
South African musician Johnny Clegg, RIP - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Mark Lanegan and Not Waving team for new LP (listen to "The Broken Man")
Mark Lanegan and Not Waving team for new LP (listen to "The Broken Man") - Read more at BrooklynVegan
Frankie Cosmos & Lina Tullgren touring together, share new songs
Frankie Cosmos & Lina Tullgren touring together, share new songs - Read more at BrooklynVegan
Torche – Admission
Torche - Admission
On this blog, we're frequently talking about really dark music. Obviously, we cover black metal and death metal. But there's also the subgenres like dissonant black metal or brutal death metal. Another heavy hitter is grindcore which can sound equally evil (and personally way tougher than ... Read more at Heavy Blog Is Heavy
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BI•AS (Ex-Korn/Core 10) Release New Song "Hesitation"
BI•AS (Ex-Korn/Core 10) Release New Song "Hesitation" - Read more at Metal Anarchy
Vein Announce North American Tour With Soft Kill, Higher Power, Etc.
Vein Announce North American Tour With Soft Kill, Higher Power, Etc.
Vein have announced a North American tour with Soft Kill and Higher Power. Modern Color, Dead Heat, Silenus, and Narrow Head will also perform on select dates. Tour Dates: With Modern Color: 09/04 Montreal, QC - Theatre Fairmount 09/05 Toronto, ON - Velvet Underground 09/06 Buffalo, NY - Rec Room ... Read more at Metal Anarchy
HELLYEAH Share Second Webisode For New Album "Welcome Home"
HELLYEAH have shared the second webisode for their new album 'Welcome Home' (out September 27). The latest clip features Tom Maxwell discussing the struggles of moving forward following the death of Vinnie Paul. - Read more at Metal Anarchy
The Primals (Darkest Hour, Etc.) Premiere "Hello Cruel World" Video
The Primals (Darkest Hour, ex-Dead To Fall, etc.) have premiered a new video for their song 'Hello Cruel World.' This track is from the band's debut album 'All Love Is True Love.' [via Louder Than War] - Read more at Metal Anarchy
As I Lay Dying Rumored To Release New Album "Shaped By Fire" In September
It looks like As I Lay Dying may be releasing a new album titled 'Shaped By Fire' on September 20. The news was revealed in a since removed product listing on the Nuclear Blast webstore. 'Shaped By Fire' Track Listing: 01. 'Burn To Emerge' 02. 'Blinded' 03. ... Read more at Metal Anarchy
LIFE OF AGONY World Tour to start in the UK
Hard rock and crossover metal veterans LIFE OF AGONY are putting the finishing touches on their hard-hitting, emotional concept album The Sound of Scars, due out this Fall on Napalm Records! Produced by Sylvia Massy (Tool, System of a Down), whose work has received multiple Grammy Awards and ... Read more at PlanetMosh
+LIVE+ announce ‘Throwing Copper’ ale!!
+LIVE+ announce 'Throwing Copper' ale!!
Seminal rock band +LIVE+ has joined forces with the Southern California-based brewing company ALOSTA BREWING for the creation of the band's first craft beer "THROWING COPPER ALE." It's named in honor of the band's landmark 8X multi-platinum album THROWING COPPER which is ... Read more at PlanetMosh
Absolva’s Chris & Luke Appleton Video Interview at SOS Festival 14 July 2019
Absolva's Chris & Luke Appleton Video Interview at SOS Festival 14 July 2019
So what has Absolva's Chris and Luke Appleton been up lately? The brothers took five to chat to Planetmosh. From touring Europe together, we got up to date about their individual projects, and what music they have out right now and are planning. To find out more on what they have in store, ... Read more at PlanetMosh
Atlas Video Interview at SOS Festival 14 July 2019
Atlas Video Interview at SOS Festival 14 July 2019
Melodic hard rockers, Atlas, joins PlanetMosh for a video chat at SOS Festival. To find out more about Atlas and what they have planned watch the video here:   to find out more about Atlas check the link below: https://www.facebook.com/atlasprojectuk   sharing is sexy Facebook WhatsApp ... Read more at PlanetMosh
Massive: Video Interview at SOS Festival 14 July 2019
Massive: Video Interview at SOS Festival 14 July 2019
Australia's Massive join PlanetMosh for a good chat about the bands current 'Rebuild Destroy' tour and life on the road. To find out more of the band's antics, and who has the most annoying habits in the band watch the video interview here: Useful links to find out more about ... Read more at PlanetMosh
This Video of The Ghost Inside Fans Moshing to "Bohemian Rhapsody" is Everything
Just how triumphant was The Ghost Inside's return to the stage this past weekend? Their first performance since the horrific 2015 bus crash that caused life-altering injuries to several members was absolutely electric, by all accounts, and I can think of no better example than this: video of ... Read more at MetalSucks
Poll: Are You Excited for Rob Zombie's 3 from Hell?
We are exactly one month away from the first screenings of 3 from Hell, Rob Zombie's eagerly anticipated sequel to House of 1,000 Corpses and The Devil's Rejects. The full trailer was released yesterday, so by now you've likely watched it a few times, gleaned whatever story details ... Read more at MetalSucks
Mudvayne Bassist Ryan Martinie Shares His Thoughts on the "Brbr-DENG" Memes and Videos
If you were of age when Mudvayne's breakthrough hit "Dig" took over the airwaves in 2000, you were probably a bit confused, but also tickled, by the emergence of the "brbr-DENG" meme last year. Coined from an onomatopoeia mimicking the sounds of Ryan Martinie's iconic ... Read more at MetalSucks
METALLICA Get "Frantic" In Copenhagen; HQ Live Video
METALLICA Get "Frantic" In Copenhagen; HQ Live Video
MetallicaTV has uploaded this footage of Metallica performing the St. Anger album cut, "Frantic". The clip was filmed at Telia Parken in Copenhagen, Denmark on July 11.Metallica performs tonight, Tuesday, July 16, at Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Find the band ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
ERIC BELL Announces "Remembering - The Autobiography Before During And After THIN LIZZY"; Hardback And Audiobook Due In September
ERIC BELL Announces "Remembering - The Autobiography Before During And After THIN LIZZY"; Hardback And Audiobook Due In September
Founding Thin Lizzy guitarist, Eric Bell, will release his new autobiography, Remembering - The Autobiography Before During And After Thin Lizzy, as hardback and audiobook (narrated by Eric Bell) in September via his exclusive production team, Of The Edge Productions. Signed copies now available ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
AC/DC Breaks Social Media Silence With Video Celebrating 40 Years Of Highway To Hell
After over two years of social media silence, AC/DC's Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages have all been updated to include the video below, which includes the simple tagline: "Celebrate with us all month long! âš¡ï¸Â#H2H40"Highway To ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
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