TheJamZone 2019 - Heavy Metal Music News Review

Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - November 2019
Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - November 2019 - Read more at Metal Storm Articles

Forgotten Tomb - In The Studio, Recording New Album
Italy's Forgotten Tomb are currently stationed in the studio, where the recording process of the upcoming studio effort is in the full swing. Drums and guitars are completed, bass and vocals are up next. The follow-up to 2017's We Owe You Nothing will be out in April, 2020 via Agonia ... Read more at Metal Storm News

Bonded - Launch New Song And Video
Bonded, the new thrash metal group by former Sodom members Bernd "Bernemann" Kost (guitars) and Markus "Makka" Freiwald (drums), recently announced the release of their debut album, Rest In Violence (January 17th, 2020 via Century Media Records). Now, the German five-piece ... Read more at Metal Storm News

Rob Halford Counts Blues Album, Musical Among Items on 'To-Do' List
Judas Priest continue to rock along as one of metal's most enduring acts, but as Rob Halford gets older, he admits he still has a few items he'd like to check off before he retires. Speaking with Pure Grain Audio's Paltrocast (as heard in the player below), the singer discusses ... Read more at Loudwire

Bruce Dickinson Interested in Iron Maiden Orchestral Adaptations
Can you imagine Iron Maiden's music played with an orchestra? Singer Bruce Dickinson can, and he revealed during a Q&A session at Dublin's National Stadium that he's had some talks about bringing the music to the stage with orchestral backing. However, he adds that it likely ... Read more at Loudwire

Former Black Veil Brides Bassist Ashley Purdy Resurfaces With Solo Song 'Nowhere'
Back in November, Black Veil Brides and bassist Ashley Purdy made their split official. Now, a month later, Purdy has resurfaced with his first solo track, a song called "Nowhere." The song is a slow-building rocker, starting with a hypnotic vocal that builds with intensity as it heads ... Read more at Loudwire

Glenn Danzig Finishes Filming on Vampire Spaghetti Western
Glenn Danzig is still making the rounds supporting his Verotika film, but confirmed during a recent Philadelphia screening that he's completed filming on his next movie, which is being described as a "vampire spaghetti western." As seen in the footage captured by Rock N Roll ... Read more at Loudwire

GLENN DANZIG Talks Next Film Project - "A Vampire Spaghetti Western" (Video)

GLENN DANZIG Talks Next Film Project - "A Vampire Spaghetti Western" (Video)
Glenn Danzig discussed his next film project - what he calls "a vampire spaghetti western" - during a Q&A; session on December 13th at the Philadelphia Film Center. It is the follow-up to his directorial debut, Verotika, which was premiered back in June. Check out the Q&A; below.Da ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

GHOST Mastermind TOBIAS FORGE Talks Guitar Riffs - "JAMES HETFIELD Is Definitely One Of The Best Guitar Players That Has Ever Walked This Earth"

GHOST Mastermind TOBIAS FORGE Talks Guitar Riffs - "JAMES HETFIELD Is Definitely One Of The Best Guitar Players That Has Ever Walked This Earth"
Ghost mastermind Tobias Forge recently guested on Gear Factor talk about riffs and guitars, sharing some of his top musical influences along the way. Check out the video below.Forge: "One riff that just came out of nowhere, one of the most economical riffs I've ever heard, and so fun... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

BLACK VEIL BRIDES Guitarist JAKE PITTS Posts "Saints Of The Blood" Playthrough Video

BLACK VEIL BRIDES Guitarist JAKE PITTS Posts "Saints Of The Blood" Playthrough Video
In the clip below, Jake Pitts from Black Veil Brides does a guitar playthrough video for "Saints Of The Blood", one of the two new songs on the band's new release, The Night.Black Veil Brides recently released two new songs, "The Vengeance" and "Saints Of The Blood ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

SACRED REICH Frontman PHIL RIND On The Return Of Former MACHINE HEAD Drummer DAVE McCLAIN - "He's Been Getting Better For 23 Years"

SACRED REICH Frontman PHIL RIND On The Return Of Former MACHINE HEAD Drummer DAVE McCLAIN - "He's Been Getting Better For 23 Years"
Mick Burgess at Metal Express Radio sat down with Sacred Reich frontman Phil Rind before the band's recent Newcastle show to talk about the band's tour, the making of The Awakening (their first new studio album in 23 years) and the new line-up that has seen the return of... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Annihilator - Release Video For 'Armed To The Teeth'
Canadian thrash metallers Annihilator have released a music video for "Armed To The Teeth", which is taken from the band's upcoming album, Ballistic, Sadistic, due on January 24th, 2020 via Silver Lining Music. Watch it now below. - Read more at Metal Storm News

Mortiis Premiere New Song & Music Video "A Dark Horizon" From Upcoming New Album "Spirit of Rebellion"
Mortiis Premiere New Song & Music Video "A Dark Horizon" From Upcoming New Album "Spirit of Rebellion" Oslo, Norway based Mortiis premiere a new song and music video entitled "A Dark Horizon", taken from their upcoming new album "Spirit of Rebellion", ... Read more at MetalUnderground.com

Former Fallujah Vocalist Hofmann Teams Up w/ The Zenith Passage & Decrepit Birth Members For Muldrotha
Former Fallujah Vocalist Hofmann Teams Up w/ The Zenith Passage & Decrepit Birth Members For Muldrotha Ex-Fallujah vocalist Alex Hofmann joins his former bandmate drummer Andrew Baird in Muldrotha, alongside guitarist Rob Maramonte (The Zenith Passage) and bassist Sean Martinez (Decrepit Birth). ... Read more at MetalUnderground.com

DAYSEEKER Van, Trailer and Equipment Stolen

DAYSEEKER Van, Trailer and Equipment Stolen
[ 159 views ] Dayseeker had their van and trailer stolen last night in Fullerton, CA with most of the band's equipment inside.Dayseeker have provided the following statement and details: "Our van and trailer were stolen last night in Fullerton, CA. It had most of our equipment (list ... Read more at Lambgoat

Filming Concludes For Glenn Danzig's Vampire Spaghetti Western
Glenn Danzig has officially finished the filming process for his upcoming vampire spaghetti western. This will be the frontman's second film, following 'Verotika,' which was released earlier this year. Danzig said the following about the vampire movie during a Q&A session at the ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Watch Kids Cover White Zombie's "Thunder Kiss '65"
Watch Kids Cover White Zombie's "Thunder Kiss '65" - Read more at Metal Anarchy

Bruce Dickinson On The Possibility Of Performing Iron Maiden Songs With An Orchestra: "You Never Know"
According to Eonmusic, Bruce Dickinson discussed the possibility of performing Iron Maiden songs with an orchestra during his spoken word event in Dublin, Ireland. The frontman revealed that the idea came about after he performed at the 50th anniversary celebration for late Deep Purple keyboardist ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

QUEEN's BRIAN MAY Says U.K. Election Result Is 'A Wake-Up Call For Us'
QUEEN guitarist Brian May has weighed in on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party's resounding victory in the United Kingdom's general elections on Thursday, saying that he believes that "this election result is a wake-up call for us." Johnson has repeatedly ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Solar Sons – Subliminal Criminal (2019)

Solar Sons - Subliminal Criminal (2019)
Artist: Solar SonsAlbum: Subliminal CriminalReleased: 2019Style: Progressive MetalFormat: MP3 320KbpsSize: 117 Mb Tracklist: 01 - Worlds Unknown 02 - Crimson Sky 03 - Just a Ride 04 - Into the Beyond 05 - Jormungandr 06 - Apophis 07 - Mother of Pearl 08 - Subliminal CriminalDOWNLOAD LINKS: ... Read more at New Album Releases ยป Metal

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS Drummer BRENT FITZ Mourns Death Of Childhood Friend
SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS drummer Brent Fitz is mourning the death of his childhood friend who was killed yesterday (Friday, December 13) in a car crash. Allan Poapst, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer, died after being involved in a head-on collision when an ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

THE WHO's 'Who' Is Band's Highest-Charting Album In U.K. In 38 Years
THE WHO's latest album, "Who", entered the U.K. chart at position No. 3, becoming the band's highest-charting U.K. LP in 38 years. "Who" is THE WHO's first set of new material since 2006's "Endless Wire", which debuted at No. 9 in November of that ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

BRING ME THE HORIZON Frontman Calls DONALD TRUMP 'The Ugliest Human' The World Has Ever Seen
BRING ME THE HORIZON singer Oli Sykes has slammed Donald Trump as "the ugliest human this world has ever seen" after the U.S. president again publicly mocked teen climate crisis activist Greta Thunberg. Trump tweeted Thursday it was "ridiculous" Time magazine named Thunberg its ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Poison The Well To Release 20th Anniversary Vinyl Pressing Of "The Opposite Of December"
Poison The Well will be releasing a limited edition 20th anniversary vinyl pressing of 'The Opposite of December… A Season of Separation' next month. The effort, which will be available on blue marble vinyl and transparent blue vinyl, can be pre-ordered HERE and it is expected to ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Apocalyptica Release New Video ‘En Route To Mayhem’

Apocalyptica Release New Video 'En Route To Mayhem'
PRE ORDER HERE Finland's multi-Platinum cello-rock band Apocalyptica have released the video for 'En Route To Mayhem', which will transport the viewer to a fantastical post-humanity future. This imaginary world is barren, dusty, and littered with broken pieces of things once ... Read more at PlanetMosh

THOSE DAMN CROWS share official video for Set In Stone

THOSE DAMN CROWS share official video for Set In Stone
I first went to a gig in 1981, Gillan at Leeds University. I've been a regular gig goer ever since. I haven't kept count of how many gigs I've been to over the intervening years, but it's a lot! My favourite bands are AC/DC then, in no particular order, Anti-Nowhere League, ... Read more at PlanetMosh

STARMEN unleash video for “Ready To Give Me Your Love”

STARMEN unleash video for "Ready To Give Me Your Love"
New exploding Swedish hardrock outfit Starmen, have just released their 2nd single/video "Ready To Give Me Your Love" which is the second single and video of the coming studio-album "Welcome To My World". To follow up the release, touring begins in spring/summer 2020, where the ... Read more at PlanetMosh

JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD On Reuniting With K.K. Downing - “I’m Not Going To Answer That Question, It’s Like A Little Stick Of Dynamite”

JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD On Reuniting With K.K. Downing - "I'm Not Going To Answer That Question, It's Like A Little Stick Of Dynamite"
Legendary Judas Priest singer Rob Halford spoke with 'Metal' Tim from BraveWords about his holiday album Celestial and many other topics including new Priest music, their Rock N' Roll Hall Of Fame nomination, the status of former guitarist K.K. Downing, Glenn Tipton's current ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

BravePicks 2019 - WHITESNAKE's Flesh & Blood #18
As Dark Angel famously said, 'Time Does Not Heal', but it certainly moves fast and here we are again, staring at our annual BravePicks countdown where the devout scribes at BraveWords get to stand up and shout! 2019, yet another banner year for extreme music, whether you call it heavy... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Brave History December 14th, 2019 - AC/DC, MELIAH RAGE, FIREHOUSE, SHOTGUN MESSIAH, ALICE COOPER, KATATONIA, MOTÖRHEAD
Happy 70th Birthday Cliff Williams (AC/DC) - December 14th, 1949Happy Birthday Mike Munro (MELIAH RAGE) - December 14thHappy 60th Birthday Carl "C.J." Snare (FIREHOUSE) - December 14th, 1959Happy 53rd Birthday Thim 'Tim' Sköld (SHOTGUN MESSIAH, SKOLD, KMFDM, MARILYN MANSON) ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

20 years ago today this album was released and ushered in a new era of metalcore
I don't listen to much hardcore. While I have a certain respect for what bands like Hatebreed and Sick Of It All do, I think they too often just go charging forward and forget about things like writing interesting and memorable songs. So when it comes to hardcore, most of the time I'd ... Read more at Lambgoat
Wolvennest - To Tour Europe With Saturnalia Temple And Dread Sovereign
Belgium six-piece Wolvennest have revealed that they'll be heading out on the road in second half of February, 2020. They present a string of confirmed European tour dates, on which they will perform together with Swedes Saturnalia Temple and Irish doomers Dread Sovereign. - Read more at Metal Storm News
Vulcano - Unleash New Video
Brazil legends Vulcano share a brand new video and track from their eleventh studio album, Eye In Hell, to be released on 13th of March, 2020 through Mighty Music. "Bride Of Satan" is the first glimpse of what you can hear on their upcoming full-length offering. - Read more at Metal Storm News
HORRIFIC DEMISE Excruciating Extermination (Death Metal, 2019)
HORRIFIC DEMISE Excruciating Extermination (Death Metal, 2019)
Review by Kev Rowland - Guitarist/vocalist Matt Bishop first started coming up with ideas for this band as long ago as 2005, but it only really started gaining traction when he teamed up with guitarist Tony Tipton (Necrotic Disgorgement, Regurgitation) in 2013. Gradually the current line-up came ... Read more at MetalMusicArchives.com New Reviews
GLENN DANZIG's Vampire Spaghetti Western Completes Filming: 'It's Pretty Crazy,' He Says
Glenn Danzig has completed filming his next movie. It is the follow-up to his "Verotika" feature film directorial debut, which received its premiere in June. Glenn spoke about his new project during a question-and-answer session for the Philadelphia screening of "Verotika" on ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET
Watch MATT SORUM And BILLY F. GIBBONS Play Special Concert For Charity
THE BFG THREE, featuring Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ TOP), Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) and Mike Flanigin, performed last night (Friday, December 13) at Norwood Space Center in Norwood, Massachusetts. All proceeds from the gig supported Music Drives Us, a Norwood-based nonprofit ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET
Comedian ANDY DICK Attends AS I LAY DYING Concert In Los Angeles
Comedian Andy Dick attended last night's (Friday, December 13) AS I LAY DYING concert at the Regent in Los Angeles, California. It is not clear if Dick is a fan of AS I LAY DYING's music or if he had other reasons for being up at the show, but he ended up posting several photos of the ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET
Wille Edwards Releases single ‘Houses on the Sand’
Wille Edwards Releases single 'Houses on the Sand'
Wille and the Bandits' Frontman Releases single and reveals video 'Houses on the Sand' to Help the Homeless:  Video, Single and EP Now Out! In the cold, grey, rainy lead-up to Christmas, Wille Edwards - Cornwall-based musician, eclectic songwriter, and ... Read more at PlanetMosh
INFECTED RAIN ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN SUMMER TOUR FOR 2020!
INFECTED RAIN ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN SUMMER TOUR FOR 2020!
Moldovan up and coming, extreme metal outfit, INFECTED RAIN, took the heavy music world by storm when they released their blistering new album 'ENDORPHIN ' this year with Napalm Records. The band, fronted by extraordinary multi-talented vocalist Lena, unleashes fierce s ... Read more at PlanetMosh
BRUCE DICKINSON Having Discussions To Perform IRON MAIDEN’s “Empire Of The Clouds” With Orchestra
BRUCE DICKINSON Having Discussions To Perform IRON MAIDEN's "Empire Of The Clouds" With Orchestra
Bruce Dickinson has revealed that he has been in discussions about bringing Iron Maiden's epic 'Empire Of The Clouds' (from 2016's The Book Of Souls) to the live stage along with other Maiden classics, in complete with orchestral setting. Dickinson, a huge Deep Purple fan whose ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
Former NEVERMORE / SANCTUARY Bassist James Sheppard Launches THE DEAD HEART COLLECTIVE
Former NEVERMORE / SANCTUARY Bassist James Sheppard Launches THE DEAD HEART COLLECTIVE
Former Nevermore and Sanctuary bassist James Sheppard has launched a new project called The Dead Heart Collective, featuring 'otherworldly music and paintings that were inspired and delivered to him by his long time partner and friend, WD.' WD being his former bandmate, late ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
SEEN AND HEARD ON A SATURDAY:  CARCASS, GODTHRYMM, THE HU, PSYCHOTIC WALTZ, BOHREN & DER CLUB OF GORE, KËKHT ARÄKH
SEEN AND HEARD ON A SATURDAY: CARCASS, GODTHRYMM, THE HU, PSYCHOTIC WALTZ, BOHREN & DER CLUB OF GORE, KËKHT ARÄKH
Friday nights are usually perilous for yours truly, and tend to portend ugly Saturday mornings. Last night, however, I was a good lad. After only a moderate amount of drinking to celebrate the end of the work week I made it home at a reasonable hour, only to discover that my spouse had ... Read more at NO CLEAN SINGING
Coheed & Cambria get the Christmas spirit with new video for Toys
Coheed & Cambria get the Christmas spirit with new video for Toys
US prog rockers Coheed And Cambria have released a new video for Toys, subtitled An Unheavenly Christmas Carol. The song is taken from the band's most recent album The Unheavenly Creatures. You can watch the video in full below. "I've wanted to 'toy' with a Santa story for ... Read more at Metal Hammer Latest Content
Metal Hammer writers' top metal albums of 2019
Well, that's it. 2019 is almost over. There have been some phenomenal releases from the biggest metal bands in the past 12 months, including two Billboard chart topping metal records, Slipknot's We Are Not Your Kind (which kicked Ed Sheeran off the number one spot) and Tool's first ... Read more at Metal Hammer Latest Content
Comedian & Actor Andy Dick Attends AS I LAY DYING Show and Hangs with Tim Lambesis
Comedian & Actor Andy Dick Attends AS I LAY DYING Show and Hangs with Tim Lambesis
[ 302 views ] Andy Dick attended last night's As I Lay Dying (with Emmure and After The Burial) show at the Regent in Los Angeles, California last night (December 13).I have no idea who or what brought him to an As I Lay Dying show, but you can check out some photos courtesy of Mr. Dick below. ... Read more at Lambgoat
DEMONS & WIZARDS (ICED EARTH, BLIND GUARDIAN) Releases First Song Since 2005 "Diabolic"
Demons & Wizards, the band featuring Iced Earth vocalist and guitarist Jon Schaffer alongside Blind Guardian vocalist Hansi Kürsch, will release their first new album in 15 years titled III on February 21. You can finally hear what the band has been up to all this time via ... Read more at Metal Injection
Riley's Top 20 Albums of 2019
Riley's Top 20 Albums of 2019
cue that epic intro song from 2001: A Space Odyssey Hoorah, one more year down the drain and fifty flippin' music releases have been chosen by yours truly! Despite listening to and whittling down my favorites out of a heck ton of full-length albums, EPs, and non-metal releases, there still is ... Read more at Metal Injection
JUDAS PRIEST To Begin Writing New Album Early 2020
Judas Priest will embark on their 50th anniversary tour in 2020, which we've learned may or may not feature some of the band's ex-members and will dig very deep into the band's back catalog. There were also rumblings of Judas Priest planning the followup to their much-loved 2018 ... Read more at Metal Injection
RAGE Thrashes About In New Song "Chasing The Twilight Zone"
German thrash legends Rage are streaming their new track "Chasing The Twilight Zone" right now. The song opens with a nod to the theme song of the 1959 TV show before launching into a full-on thrash attack. Rage will release their new album Wings of Rage on January 10. Subscribe to Metal ... Read more at Metal Injection
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