TheJamZone 2018 - Heavy Metal Music News Review

Primordial - Release New Video
Primordial have released a video for the song "To Hell Or The Hangman" taken from their forthcoming album, Exile Amongst The Ruins, due out on March 30th via Metal Blade Records. Just like the first single, "Stolen Years", the video was directed by Costin Chioreanu and you can ... Read more at Metal Storm News

Yell Magazine! Vantablack Warship, The Blacker Than Black Interview
Yell Magazine! Vantablack Warship, The Blacker Than Black Interview - Read more at Asher Media Relations

Kenny Omega To Join Chris Jericho's 'Rock N Wrestling Rager at Sea'
Hot on the heels of Alpha vs. Omega, one of the most talked about wrestling matches in recent memory, wrestling legend/Fozzy singer, Chris Jericho, is welcoming Kenny Omega to the already-packed inaugural voyage of his Rock 'N' Wrestling Rager at Sea. "After having the best match of ... Read more at Loudwire

10 Unforgettable Cliff Burton Moments
There are few metal musicians as universally beloved as late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton . Having written and performed on Metallica's heaviest and most timeless material, Burton will be forever known as a metal god, thus, we salute the four-string titan with this Loud List. We went deep to ... Read more at Loudwire

Coheed and Cambria + Taking Back Sunday Announce Summer 2018 U.S. Co-Headlining Tour

Coheed and Cambria + Taking Back Sunday Announce Summer 2018 U.S. Co-Headlining Tour
Coheed and Cambria and Taking Back Sunday  will get quite familiar this summer as the two bands will co-headline U.S. amphitheaters this summer. The bands just announced a 28-city tour that starts off July 6 in Miami and continues through an Aug. 12 finale in Phoenix. Joining the two acts on ... Read more at Loudwire

NEKROKRAFT Are Here to Mosh Your Face Off With A Ballsy Blackened Thrash Assault!
Raging over-the-top blackened thrash metal band, Nekrokraft clearly understand the desire to mosh faces off. This is a group with the same sort of punk inspired 'fuck you' attitude that made the genre so great in the first place. Defined by high powered riffs, demented vocals and stellar ... Read more at Metal Injection

Better Late Than Trevor: Obituarist Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder's 100 Favorite Metal Releases of 2017
Hey Freaks!  Here is a whopper of a year end list to get you googling while I finish up the return of The Obituarist.  Even though I ducked out of doing the column for a while, it was truly an absolutely phenomenal year for heavy music, especially if you like it dark and dissonant. It was ... Read more at Metal Injection

Tech-Death Tuesday: Devour DECRESCENT's Full-Throttle Nightmare Feast Of A Debut, Blackened Bequest
Hey there tech fiends, it's that time of the week again. Before we dive into today's focus, here's the usual reminder that if you're looking for more sick music, all prior editions of this series can be perused here. Decrescent hail from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and on their ... Read more at Metal Injection

Video Premiere: PRIMORDIAL's 'To Hell Or The Hangman'
"To Hell Or The Hangman", the new video from Irish pagan metallers PRIMORDIAL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Exile Amongst The Ruins", which will be released on March 30 through Metal Blade Records. The band teamed with producer Ola ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

COHEED AND CAMBRIA And TAKING BACK SUNDAY Announce U.S. Summer Co-Headline Tour
American rock bands COHEED AND CAMBRIA and TAKING BACK SUNDAY today announced their upcoming summer co-headlining amphitheater tour. The 28-city U.S. outing, produced by Live Nation, will begin on Friday, July 6 in Miami, Florida and make stops in Atlanta, Nashville, Boston, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

GIBSON BRANDS In Process Of Refinancing Of Company's Bonds
Gibson Brands, Inc. has announced that it has met all current obligations to the bondholders, is in the process of arranging a new credit facility to replace the bonds, and fully expects the bonds to be refinanced in the ordinary course of business. Gibson chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz said, ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

ANVIL Announces Spring 2018 U.S. Tour
Canadian metal legends ANVIL will embark on a U.S. tour in late spring. The trek starts May 2 in Buffalo, New York and runs through June 16 in Canton, Ohio. Tour dates: May 02 - Buffalo, NY @ Buffalo Iron Works May 03 - New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge May 04 - Boston, MA @ Middle East May 05 - ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Discusses His 'Unique' Drumming Style: 'I've Never Been Very Interested In Ability'
In a recent interview with Polar Music Prize, METALLICA's Lars Ulrich was asked to describe his "totally unique way of playing drums." He responded (see video below): "To me, it's always about the song and the band first. And the drums, or the guitars, or whatever else is ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Insect Ark - Marrow Hymns
The most interesting thing about metal as a genre is just how liberal the definition of the genre is. It's a genre that encourages experimentation and invites reinterpretation. At a certain point, one has to argue whether something isn't metal. As a result, metal fans benefit from having ... Read more at Heavy Blog Is Heavy

HALESTORM And IN THIS MOMENT Announce US Co-Headline Tour

HALESTORM And IN THIS MOMENT Announce US Co-Headline Tour
Halestorm have announced details of a milestone North American tour showcasing all female-fronted hard rock outfits. The dates - co-headlined by In This Moment - begin April 30th at Houston, TX's White Oak Lawn and then travels through mid-May. See itinerary below.Support throughout the trek ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

EARTHLESS Release Black Heaven Video Trailer #7: About Guitar Instruction

EARTHLESS Release Black Heaven Video Trailer #7: About Guitar Instruction
San Diego-based trio Earthless return with the full-length album Black Heaven on March 16th via Nuclear Blast. A seventh album trailer can be seen below:Black Heaven was recorded at Rancho de la Luna in Joshua Tree, CA with Dave Catching (Eagles Of Death Metal) handling production. Pre... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT Perform New Song "Backwater Zoo" Live At YouTube Space, London; Video

THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT Perform New Song "Backwater Zoo" Live At YouTube Space, London; Video
British rock and rollers The Temperance Movement released their new record, A Deeper Cut, on February 16th via Earache. In the new video below, the band perform the album track "Backwater Zoo" live at YouTube Space, London:A Deeper Cut features 12 brand new songs, which draw on the band ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

ANVIL To Tour The US In May / June

ANVIL To Tour The US In May / June
Canadian Metal heroes Anvil are currently thrashing their way across Europe in support of their new release, Pounding The Pavement. As soon as the European devastation ends the band will be ready to return to North America and have announced their next North American tour.The tour starts May 2nd... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Streaming New Song "The Art Of Letting Go"

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Streaming New Song "The Art Of Letting Go"
Stone Temple Pilots are streaming the new song "The Art Of Letting Go", featured on the band's new self-titled album, out March 16th. Listen to the track below.Stone Temple Pilots marks the band's first album with the new lead singer, Jeff Gutt. Despite being one of the best... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS Featuring Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist ADRIAN VANDENBERG Release "Reputation" Lyric Video

VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS Featuring Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist ADRIAN VANDENBERG Release "Reputation" Lyric Video
Vandenberg's Moonkings, featuring former Vandenberg and Whitesnake guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, have releases a lyric video for the song "Reputation", featured on their new album, MKII, available via Mascot Label Group.Watch the clip below, and order the new album at this location.Tra ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

TERROR UNIVERSAL Premieres Slasher Flick-Inspired Music Video For "Through The Mirrors"

TERROR UNIVERSAL Premieres Slasher Flick-Inspired Music Video For "Through The Mirrors"
Masked metal supergroup Terror Universal recently unleashed their debut full-length album, entitled Make Them Bleed, via Minus Head Records. Today, the band is "thrilled" to reveal their brand new slasher flick-inspired video for the song "Through the Mirrors". The clip, ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

CHILDREN OF BODOM Featured In New Dream Tour Episode; Video

CHILDREN OF BODOM Featured In New Dream Tour Episode; Video
In a new episode of the Digital Tour Bus series, Dream Tour, Children Of Bodom discusses their ultimate tour lineup. Watch below:Current Children Of Bodom tour dates are listed below:June7 - Rockfest - Hyvinkaa, Finland23 - Hellfest - Clisson, FranceJuly6 - Metalhead Meeting - Bucharest, Romania22 - ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

THE WILD! Debut "Best In The West" Music Video

THE WILD! Debut "Best In The West" Music Video
Canadian rock outlaws, The Wild!, have debuted a brand new video for the single "Best In The West". Directed by long-time band collaborator Stuey Kubrick, this is the third music video the band has released from their latest LP, Wild At Heart."An accurate depiction of life on a... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Coheed And Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, & The Story So Far Announce 2018 Tour

Coheed And Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, & The Story So Far Announce 2018 Tour
Coheed And Cambria and Taking Back Sunday have announced a 2018 co-headlining tour. The Story So Far will serve as support. Tour Dates: 07/06 Miami, FL - Bayfront Park Amphitheater 07/07 Tampa, FL - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre 07/08 Jacksonville, FL - Daily's Place 07/10 Atlanta, GA - ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Gus G. To Release New Album "Fearless" In April
Gus G. (Firewind, ex-Ozzy Osbourne) has announced that his new album 'Fearless' will be released on April 20. That effort finds the guitarist joined by vocalist/bassist Dennis Ward (Pink Cream 69, Unisonic) and drummer Will Hunt (Evanescence). 'Fearless' Track Listing: 01. ' ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Between The Buried And Me Preview New Song "Millions"
Between The Buried And Me have posted a preview for their new song 'Millions.' This track is from the band's new album 'Automata I,' which will be released on March 9. That effort is part one of their two-part album 'Automata.' The second part will be released ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Coheed and Cambria and Taking Back Sunday Announce Co-Headlining Tour
Coheed and Cambria, one of those not-quite-a-metal bands I'm somehow obligated to cover, have announced a big summer co-headlining tour with Taking Back Sunday. Support for the shows will come from The Story So Far. Support for Claudio Sanchez's hair will come from a tractor-trailer. ... Read more at MetalSucks

A Slightly More Nuanced, Moderately Less Angry Response to Phil Labonte's Argument Against Stricter Gun Control Laws
Yesterday, after learning that Phil Labonte had posted a lengthy video online arguing against more stringent gun control laws, I completely lost my shit. I mean, I was mad. I'm not going to apologize for that because if anything is worth being mad about, it's people ... Read more at MetalSucks

The Wild! Prove Why They're the 'Best in the West' - Exclusive Video Premiere
If you love old school rock 'n' roll, then the new video from The Wild!  (debuting right here at Loudwire) should give you faith that the legends of old aren't the only ones keeping the flags flying. The AC/DC connection is inescapable as frontman and guitarist Dylan ... Read more at Loudwire
Billy Corgan Reveals Titles to Eight Smashing Pumpkins Tracks + Solo Album Progress
Billy Corgan Reveals Titles to Eight Smashing Pumpkins Tracks + Solo Album Progress
We know Billy Corgan 's been working on new music and we know Smashing Pumpkins have a tour on the books for this summer, but do those things tie together? In a new social media post from Corgan, the singer reveals that he's been working on a mix of Smashing Pumpkins and ... Read more at Loudwire
Attila's Chris Fronzak Addresses All the 'Beefs' in 'Callout 2′
Attila stirred things up a little last week with the release of " Callout 2 ," a track that lived up to its name with singer Chris Fronzak giving plenty of "fucks" about people, places and things that supposedly grabbed his ire. But the track is partially done in jest and ... Read more at Loudwire
THE GHOST INSIDE Vocalist Laments Not Being Able To Play Shows
THE GHOST INSIDE Vocalist Laments Not Being Able To Play Shows
The Ghost Inside was involved in a bus crash that killed two drivers and severely injured the band to the point where they're still undergoing treatments and surgeries as a result. The Ghost Inside initially wanted to play Warped Tour 2017 as a welcome back for themselves, but were ... Read more at Metal Injection
AILS (Former Members of LUDICRA) Announce New Album With The Release Of First Single "The Echoes Waned"
Former Ludicra members, Laurie Shanaman and Christy Cather, are back with an all new project joined by Sam Abend (Abrupt, Desolation), Colby Bryn (2084, One In The Chamber), and Jason Miller (Phantom Limbs). The new formation known as AILS are about to release a killer new debut! Exploring the ... Read more at Metal Injection
RIP JNCO Jeans (Again) - Wide-Legged Denim Creators Announce They Are Going Out Of Business
JNCO jeans attempted a comeback in 2015, though that effort seemed like more of a re-launch and rebranding effort if anything. JNCO was founded in 1985, hit their peak in 1998, and then the company closed their main factory in 2000 after serious declining sales. The jeans have been sold online ... Read more at Metal Injection
PERIPHERY Guitarists Are Working On A New Project Called FOUR SECONDS AGO
Periphery guitarists Misha Mansoor and Jake Bowen appear to be focusing their efforts a little bit on a new project called Four Seconds Ago. Both guitarists began sharing previews of what to expect from the project recently on their Instagrams, and from what we can gather the project won't ... Read more at Metal Injection
MELVINS Want You To "Stop Moving To Florida," Say So In A New Song
Melvins new album Pinkus Abortion Technician is yet another experimental installment of insanity from a band who you've come to expect nothing less from. The album features bassists Jeff Pinkus (Butthole Surfers) and Steven McDonald (Red Kross, OFF!) playing together on every song, ... Read more at Metal Injection
Nergal Offers Tease of New BEHEMOTH Music
Behemoth is just about wrapped up recording their new album, which frontman and guitarist Nergal recently revealed features a children's choir. While we're still likely a ways away from getting a single from the album, you can check out a little snippet of the band's new music below ... Read more at Metal Injection
AVENGED SEVENFOLD With Death Metal Drumming Sounds Awesome
Subscribe to Metal Injection on Samus Paulicelli had the idea to make Avenged Sevenfold sound even heavier with some death metal drumming, and the resulting sound is awesome. This is this same dude who played that Metallica cover with dildos AND he wrote that fart metal song, so we can ... Read more at Metal Injection
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