TheJamZone 2018 - Heavy Metal Music News Review
Danny Wimmer Presents Announces 10 Year Pact For Louisville’s Champions Park, Building On The Success Of Louder Than Life And Bourbon & Beyond

Danny Wimmer Presents Announces 10 Year Pact For Louisville's Champions Park, Building On The Success Of Louder Than Life And Bourbon & Beyond
Danny Wimmer Presents, Louisville / Jefferson County Metro Government, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau, And Louisville Water Company Announce 10 Year Pact For Louisville's Champions Park Building On The Success Of Music Festivals Louder Than Life And Bourbon & Beyond   ... Read more at Antihero Magazine

Amon Amarth's Mobile Game Doesn't Match Their Mettle

Amon Amarth's Mobile Game Doesn't Match Their Mettle
… Amon Amarth's self-titled phone game is confounding. There's a spirit of fun underpinning the enterprise; this is, after all, the same band that used to play live on a model of a Viking longship that spewed steam and had glowing red eyes. Also, it's the same band that ... Read more at Invisible Oranges - The Metal Blog

Grid City Magazine - Greber Return to the East Coast
Grid City Magazine - Greber Return to the East Coast - Read more at Asher Media Relations

Ace Frehley Added to KISS Kruise VIII Lineup

Ace Frehley Added to KISS Kruise VIII Lineup
For the past few years, Ace Frehley and KISS as a whole have had several run ins when it comes to playing together. Now, things are getting even more interesting, with the announcement that Ace Frehley will be joining this year's KISS Kruise VIII, where he will be joining as a ... Read more at Loudwire

Megadeth's 'So Far, So Good… So What': Their Underrated Masterpiece
Thirty years ago, metal was in great shape; check out our list of The Best Metal Albums of 1988 to refresh your memory. I'd argue, though, that Megadeth's  So Far... So Good... So What! -- released on Jan. 19, 1988 -- belongs on any list of the best records, of any genre, of ... Read more at Loudwire

Walking Papers' Jeff Angell Talks Validation From Famous Bandmates, a More 'Blistering' 'WP2′ Album

Walking Papers' Jeff Angell Talks Validation From Famous Bandmates, a More 'Blistering' 'WP2′ Album
Walking Papers arrived on the scene in 2012, mostly known for their famous rhythm section ( Duff McKagan and former Screaming Trees/Mad Season drummer Barrett Martin), but it wasn't long before fans started to appreciate the talents of the lesser known singer-guitarist Jeff Angell and ... Read more at Loudwire

Of Mice & Men 'Defy' the Odds and Overcome Lineup Change - Album Review
It has been a tumultuous few years for Of Mice & Men . The California metalcore band's 2014 effort,  Restoring Force , reached No. 4 on the Billboard 200. 2016's Cold World didn't do as well, only climbing to No. 20. But frontman Austin Carlile had struggled with ... Read more at Loudwire

Rush's Alex Lifeson: 'We're Basically Done'
Today, Canada, and the rest of the world, weeps. In December of 2015, Rush drummer Neil Peart  suggested he had retired , saying it was time to take himself "out of the game." Fans still clung on to hope that this was just in a large scale touring capacity or temporary at most, but ... Read more at Loudwire

Zakk Wylde Breaks Down the Difference Between a Riff and a Lick
Have you wondered what in the hell the difference between a riff and a lick is? We're here for you. When Zakk Wylde swung by our studio to discuss Black Label Society 's new album, Grimmest Hits , we knew he was the perfect guy to ask. He's a disciple of rock's greatest ... Read more at Loudwire

NETHERLANDS Premiere An Eerie New Jam "Deathless", And Release New Episode of Wacky Talk Show,Shame Party, Featuring KMFDM Guitarist
Brooklyn weirdo-rock band, Netherlands, has new music coming soon, and after listening to their new song "Deathless" I'm totally pumped for the rest! The upcoming EP, Hope Porn, is slated for release on February 9th via Records and Tapes Records.. From the immediate use of Fuzz bass ... Read more at Metal Injection

MACHINE HEAD Unveil "Kaleidoscope" Music Video
Subscribe to Metal Injection on The new single from Machine Head's upcoming album, Catharsis, was posted today, and it's a music video for "Kaleidoscope" - and it doesn't take a brain surgeon to figure out the concept of the video. Catharsis comes out January ... Read more at Metal Injection

BLAME GOD live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET)
BLAME GOD live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET) - Read more at Metal Injection

DEJECT live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET)
DEJECT live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET) - Read more at Metal Injection

NOISEM live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET)

NOISEM live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET)
NOISEM live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET) - Read more at Metal Injection

NIGHT FEAR live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET)
NIGHT FEAR live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET) - Read more at Metal Injection

BAD WOLVES Release Cover of THE CRANBERRIES' "Zombie," All Proceeds To Be Donated To Dolores O'Riordan's Children
After we learned the disheartening news that Dolores O'Riordan, vocalist of seminal 90s Irish rock act The Cranberries, passed away suddenly earlier this week, we learned that she was set to record vocals for a new, metal version of their big hit "Zombie" to be released by the ... Read more at Metal Injection

SYNDROMES live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET)
SYNDROMES live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2018 (FULL SET) - Read more at Metal Injection

BLACKEST live at El Cortez, Jan. 11th, 2018

BLACKEST live at El Cortez, Jan. 11th, 2018
BLACKEST live at El Cortez, Jan. 11th, 2018 - Read more at Metal Injection

WREATH OF TONGUES live at El Cortez, Jan. 11th, 2018 (FULL SET)
WREATH OF TONGUES live at El Cortez, Jan. 11th, 2018 (FULL SET) - Read more at Metal Injection

PROSTITUTION live at El Cortez, Jan. 11th, 2018 (FULL SET)
PROSTITUTION live at El Cortez, Jan. 11th, 2018 (FULL SET) - Read more at Metal Injection

NERVESHATTER live at El Cortez, Jan. 11th, 2018 (FULL SET)

NERVESHATTER live at El Cortez, Jan. 11th, 2018 (FULL SET)
NERVESHATTER live at El Cortez, Jan. 11th, 2018 (FULL SET) - Read more at Metal Injection

19 Classic Metal Albums Celebrating Their 20th Anniversary in 2018

19 Classic Metal Albums Celebrating Their 20th Anniversary in 2018
As crazy as it is to me that 2008 was 10 years ago, it's even crazier to me that 1998 was 20 years ago. While most people don't quite remember the late 90s fondly, there were plenty of great releases in 1998 in the underground to counter-act what was going on "above ground." We ... Read more at Metal Injection

RUSH Guitarist ALEX LIFESON: 'We Have No Plans To Tour Or Record Any More. We're Basically Done'
RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson has confirmed that the band is unlikely to play any more shows or make new music. "It's been a little over two years since RUSH last toured," he told The Globe And Mail. "We have no plans to tour or record any more. We're basically done. After 41 ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

THE AMORETTES To Release 'Born To Break' Album In April
Scottish all-female hard rock trio THE AMORETTES will release its new album, "Born To Break", on April 6 via Steamhammer/SPV. The disc was produced by Luke Morley of U.K. arena rockers THUNDER and recorded and mixed by Nick Brine (THE DARKNESS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN). While today's ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

NECROPHOBIC: Listen To 'Mark Of The Necrogram' Title Track
Swedish extreme metallers NECROPHOBIC will release their eighth studio album, "Mark Of The Necrogram", on February 23 via Century Media Records. The disc is NECROPHOBIC's first for Century Media and it marks another step up on the staircase to the death metal throne, delivering ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Video Premiere: POP EVIL's 'Colors Bleed'

Video Premiere: POP EVIL's 'Colors Bleed'
POP EVIL's music video today for the song "Colors Bleed" can be seen below. The clip was once again directed by Columbia Tatone, who also helmed the recent "Waking Lions" video. "The #MeToo movement has been a paramount inspiration to my creative endeavors," says ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Rapper MACHINE GUN KELLY To Play TOMMY LEE In MÖTLEY CRÜE Biopic 'The Dirt'
According to Variety, rapper Machine Gun Kelly (real name: Colson Baker) has been tapped to play MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee in the film adaptation of the group's biography, "The Dirt - Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band". Kelly confirmed the news ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

L.A. GUNS To Release 'Made In Milan' CD, DVD And Blu-Ray In March
After more than a decade apart, Tracii Guns and Phil Lewis reunited in 2016 under the L.A. GUNS banner and released arguably the most critically praised album of their catalog, "The Missing Peace". With a newfound energy and the enthusiasm of the then-imminent release of "The Missing ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

THUNDER: 'The Thing I Want' Performance Clip From 'Stage' DVD

THUNDER: 'The Thing I Want' Performance Clip From 'Stage' DVD
On March 23, THUNDER will release the brand new live album, "Stage", through earMUSIC. "Stage" features hits from right across the band's career and includes fan-favorite classics, like "Backstreet Symphony", "Low Life In High Places" and "Love ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To – 1/19/18

What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To - 1/19/18
For those who missed our last installment, We post biweekly updates covering what the staff at Heavy Blog have been spinning. Given the amount of time we spend on the site telling you about music that does not fall neatly into the confines of conventional 'metal,' it should come as no ... Read more at Heavy Blog Is Heavy

NECROPHOBIC Streaming Title Track Of Upcoming Mark Of The Necrogram Album; More LP Details Revealed
NECROPHOBIC Streaming Title Track Of Upcoming Mark Of The Necrogram Album; More LP Details Revealed
"HellspawnInto the darkA devil's child of the wastelandHellbornHe lights the sparkIgnite the flames of the Necrogram'The title track of Necrophobic's upcoming studio album, Mark Of The Necrogram, has been released today. Listen to the song below.Mark Of The Necrogram, ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
L.A. GUNS - Made In Milan Due In March On CD/DVD, Blu-Ray, Vinyl & Digital
L.A. GUNS - Made In Milan Due In March On CD/DVD, Blu-Ray, Vinyl & Digital
After more than a decade apart, Tracii Guns and Phil Lewis reunited under the L.A. Guns' banner and in 2017, and released the album The Missing Peace.With a new found energy and the enthusiasm of the then imminent release of The Missing Peace, L.A. Guns stormed onto... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News
THUNDER Premier "The Thing I Want" Video From Upcoming Live Release
THUNDER Premier "The Thing I Want" Video From Upcoming Live Release
On March 23rd, Thunder will release the brand new live set, Stage, via earMUSIC. A video for "The Thing I Want" from the release is available for streaming below.Stage features hits from right across the band's career and includes fan-favorite classics, like "Backstreet Symphony, ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Debut "Condemned To The Gallows" Music Video
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Debut "Condemned To The Gallows" Music Video
One of progressive metal's most ground-breaking and innovative artists is unquestionably Between The Buried And Me, who after 15 years as a band continues to push themselves to new dimensions with their song-writing. The newest accomplishment, adding to their vast catalog, is the conceptual, ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
BLEED FROM WITHIN To Release Era Album In April; "Alive" Music Video Streaming
BLEED FROM WITHIN To Release Era Album In April; "Alive" Music Video Streaming
Glasgow, Scotland-based metallers, Bleed From Within, are back. Five years in the making, Era marks the return of the Scottish quintet.The album, due for release on April 6th and available for pre-order here, was recorded at Middle Farm Studios and Bleed From Within headquarters between March - ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
DEF LEPPARD's Full Catalog Now Available For Streaming / Download Across All Digital Platforms; "We Felt We'd Been Left Out Of The Digital Party," Says PHIL COLLEN
DEF LEPPARD's Full Catalog Now Available For Streaming / Download Across All Digital Platforms; "We Felt We'd Been Left Out Of The Digital Party," Says PHIL COLLEN
Beginning today around the world, legendary British rock icons Def Leppard debut their full recording catalog worldwide via streaming and download platforms. One of the last multi-platinum selling acts to be made available on streaming and download, music fans from all corners of the globe can now ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
KIP WINGER - Solo Box Set Collection Due In March
KIP WINGER - Solo Box Set Collection Due In March
March 23rd will see the release of a box set collecting all the solo works of acclaimed Grammy nominated composer Kip Winger into one collection. The set will be comprised of Kip's solo albums, including:· This Conversation Seems Like A Dream (1997)· Down Incognito (1998)· ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
KAMELOT Reveal New Album Title; European Shows Announced
KAMELOT Reveal New Album Title; European Shows Announced
Kamelot are set to release a brand new masterpiece in 2018 and now the band has unveiled the album's title: The Shadow Theory.The Shadow Theory is coming this spring via Napalm Records. The new album features all the signature elements of Kamelot and also sees the band step out... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News
AN NCS ALBUM PREMIERE (AND A REVIEW):  LAST LEGION — “MUSPELHEIM”
AN NCS ALBUM PREMIERE (AND A REVIEW): LAST LEGION - "MUSPELHEIM"
Almost five years to the day after the release of their debut album, Edge of the World, the New York melodic death metal band Last Legion have returned with a new full-length, and in a word, it's glorious. Although the album was officially released earlier this week, we're bringing ... Read more at NO CLEAN SINGING
HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY:  “ARSON”
HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY: "ARSON"
(Andy Synn reviews the new album by the Austrian band Harakiri For the Sky, which will be released by AOP Records on February 16th.) If you're a long-time follower of the site you may have picked up on an ongoing war of words between some of our writers about how to properly categorise ... Read more at NO CLEAN SINGING
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