TheJamZone 2021 - Heavy Metal Music News Review

GODFLESH Songs of Love and Hate (Industrial Metal, 1996)
Review by Unitron - I could ramble on about how much I love this album and how much it's helped me though my life, but I'll keep things concise. This is Godflesh's peak, screaming with the most emotion while also having the catchiest hooks. It's depressive in such an honest way, ... Read more at MetalMusicArchives.com New Reviews

BLACK SABBATH Technical Ecstasy (Heavy Metal, 1976)

BLACK SABBATH Technical Ecstasy (Heavy Metal, 1976)
Review by Unitron - For the most part, the albums made by the original Black Sabbath lineup are considered untouchable legends in the world of rock and metal, that is until Technical Ecstasy. There's this idea that they just went straight from hot shit to just shit, no gradual decrease of ... Read more at MetalMusicArchives.com New Reviews

SHOOTYZ GROOVE Jammin' in Vicious Environments (Rap Metal, 1994)
Review by Unitron - Many rap metal bands were a lot more metal than hip hop, that's not to diss all those bands, Stuck Mojo is probably my favorite rap metal band but you could just as easily call them a thrash/groove band. From a standpoint of reaching the peak of what a genre can be, I'd ... Read more at MetalMusicArchives.com New Reviews

Why You'll See a 'Gigantic, Huge' Bull at Judas Priest Shows
Why You'll See a 'Gigantic, Huge' Bull at Judas Priest Shows - Read more at Ultimate Classic Rock

IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Announce Live Album; Preorders Available

IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Announce Live Album; Preorders Available
New York´s most infamous avant-garde black metal crew Imperial Triumphant are back with their opulent live release An Evening With Imperial Triumphant. Recorded in the notorious Slipper Room - New York City´s legendary variety theatre - the band proves their technical excellence and ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Sweden’s DEAF RAT Cover MADONNA Classic “Like A Prayer”

Sweden's DEAF RAT Cover MADONNA Classic "Like A Prayer"
In June 2022, Deaf Rat will be opening up as the support act for heavy metal icons Judas Priest in the world famous outdoor arena Dalhalla in Sweden. While waiting for the world to open up for live shows to happen again, the band is releasing a cover version of... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Metal Anarchy's New Music Showcase: Exclusive Q&A With The Ansible
Time for the next edition of Metal Anarchy's 'new music showcase,' the feature where I introduce you to artists that readers of this site may find interesting. This time I have an exclusive Q&A with The Ansible. METAL ANARCHY: Tell me a little about your band: THE ANSIBLE: We are ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Metal Anarchy’s New Music Showcase: Exclusive Q&A With After Hour Animals

Metal Anarchy's New Music Showcase: Exclusive Q&A With After Hour Animals
Time for the next edition of Metal Anarchy's 'new music showcase,' the feature where I introduce you to artists that readers of this site may find interesting. This time I have an exclusive Q&A with After Hour Animals. METAL ANARCHY: Tell me a little about your band: AFTER HOUR ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Generation Kill Premiere "Into The Black" Video
Generation Kill, the band featuring ex-Exodus vocalist Rob Dukes, have premiered a new video for their new song 'Into The Black.' This track will appear on the band's upcoming album 'MK-Ultra.' Dukes commented: 'The story 'Eight O'Clock In The Morning' ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Red Hot Chili Peppers Planning 2022 World Tour
Red Hot Chili Peppers are planning to head out on a world tour next year. The trek is expected to launch in June with the U.S. leg set for July. The tour will be the band's first since they reunited with guitarist John Frusciante. - Read more at Metal Anarchy

Ministry Postpone "Industrial Strength" Tour To Spring 2022
Ministry have postponed their 'Industrial Strength' tour once again due to the coronavirus pandemic. The trek is now scheduled to take place in spring 2022 with The Melvins and Corrosion Of Conformity set to open. Tour Dates: 03/06 Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Soundstage 03/08 Huntington, NY ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Demon Hunter Premiere "I Will Fail You (Resurrected)" Live Video
Demon Hunter have shared a new live video for 'I Will Fail You (Resurrected).' The footage is taken from the band's November 2020 livestream concert in which they performed their acoustic album 'Songs Of Death And Resurrection' in full at Dark Horse Studios in Franklin, TN. - Read more at Metal Anarchy

Unto Others Announce Fall Tour With Blood Star

Unto Others Announce Fall Tour With Blood Star
Unto Others have announced a fall headlining tour. Blood Star will open. Tour Dates: 10/31 Portland, OR - TBA 11/01 Seattle, WA -The Crocodile 11/02 Boise, ID - The Shredder 11/03 Salt Lake City, UT - The Beehive 11/05 Denver, CO - HQ Denver 11/06 Kansas City, MO - TBA 11/07 Minneapolis, MN - 7th ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Megadeth, Lamb Of God, & Trivium Postpone Upcoming Canadian Shows To 2022
Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium and Hatebreed have postponed the Canadian dates on their 'Metal Tour Of The Year.' The following shows have been impacted: 09/30 Toronto, ON - Budweiser Stage 10/01 Laval, QC - Place Bell 10/02 Quebec City, QC - Centre Videotron The dates will be rescheduled ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

When Norm Macdonald Made His 'SNL' Weekend Update Debut
When Norm Macdonald Made His 'SNL' Weekend Update Debut - Read more at Ultimate Classic Rock

NORTHTALE Release New Single "Only Human"; Preorders For Eternal Flame Live
In August 2019, power metal newcomers Northtale released their successful first album Welcome To Paradise. After their debut show at Sabaton Open Air in Sweden followed by shows in Japan, the band underwent a lineup change and after months of auditions, the new vocalist, Guilherme Hirose from Sao ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

THE NOCTAMBULANT Sign To Non Serviam Records
U.S. melodic black metal band The Noctambulant have inked a deal with the Dutch label Non Serviam Records.Their new album will be released autumn 2021 as a physical CD Digipak and through all digital platforms.Comment by The Noctambulant: 'To become a part of the Non Serviam Records... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

LORDI Release Thrash Metal Influenced Single "Abracadaver"
Lordi has released a new thrash metal influenced single, 'Abracadaver'.Lordi doing thrash metal? After 2020's Killection already featured a song, Abracadaver is a whole album full of '90s thrash and speed metal inspired songs. Heavy riffs are guaranteed to make every fan of ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Fit For An Autopsy Premiere “Far From Heaven” Video, Reveal Details For New Album “Oh What The Future Holds”

Fit For An Autopsy Premiere "Far From Heaven" Video, Reveal Details For New Album "Oh What The Future Holds"
Fit For An Autopsy have premiered a new video for their new song 'Far From Heaven.' This track is from the band's new album 'Oh What The Future Holds,' which will be released on January 14. The group commented: 'This song felt like a worthy introduction to premiere the ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Pathology Premiere New Song "As The Entrails Wither"
Pathology have premiered a new song titled 'As The Entrails Wither.' This track is from the band's new album 'The Everlasting Plague,' which will be released on November 19. Dave Astor commented: 'We're stoked to release our newest single, 'As The Entrails ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Fit For An Autopsy - New Album On The Way
Deathcore six-piece Fit For An Autopsy proudly announce the release of their sixth full-length album, titled Oh What The Future Holds. The record arrives on January 14, 2022 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Far From Heaven" single serves as the first taste of what to expect. It's ... Read more at Metal Storm News

Guns N' Roses - 'Hard Skool' Single Revealed
Guns N' Roses - 'Hard Skool' Single Revealed - Read more at Metal Storm News

Rob Halford Explains Why Judas Priest Have Giant Bull Onstage
Judas Priest's 50 Heavy Metal Years tour is finally in action after being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Rob Halford has gone into a bit of detail about their current stage setup - including the giant inflatable bull they have on the stage. "Judas Priest became ... Read more at Loudwire

Album Review: DROTT Orcus
Hailing from Bergen, Norway, Drott is composed of Arve Isdal (Enslaved), Ivar Thormodsæter (Ulver), and musician Matias Monsen who has played with and arranged music for artists like Aurora, Sondre Lerche, and Madrugada. With their debut album Orcus, Drott rolls out an ambitious slab of ... Read more at Metal Injection

MEGADETH And LAMB OF GOD: Canadian 'The Metal Tour Of The Year' Shows Postponed To Spring 2022

MEGADETH And LAMB OF GOD: Canadian 'The Metal Tour Of The Year' Shows Postponed To Spring 2022
The last three shows of "The Metal Tour Of The Year", featuring MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD, have been postponed to spring 2022. Says MEGADETH: "The final three shows of 'The Metal Tour Of The Year' in Toronto, Laval and Quebec City will unfortunately be postponed to Spring ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

GENE SIMMONS Sells Beverly Hills Mansion For $16 Million

GENE SIMMONS Sells Beverly Hills Mansion For $16 Million
According to TMZ, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has sold Los Angeles mansion for $16 million. Last fall, Simmons put the Beverly Hills house on the market for $22 million. He later relisted it for $25 million after it never sold and he reportedly invested a lot of money in making improvements. ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Rolling Stones Shows Will Still Have Charlie Watts' Stamp on Them
Rolling Stones Shows Will Still Have Charlie Watts' Stamp on Them - Read more at Ultimate Classic Rock

Tour news: Yumi Zouma, Amber Mark, Every Time I Die, Bad Religion, more
Tour news: Yumi Zouma, Amber Mark, Every Time I Die, Bad Religion, more - Read more at BrooklynVegan

THE DARKNESS Premier Music Video For New Single "Jussy's Girl"
THE DARKNESS Premier Music Video For New Single "Jussy's Girl"
The Darkness - frontman/guitarist Justin Hawkins, guitarist/producer Dan Hawkins, bassist Frankie Poullain, drummer Rufus Taylor - will release their new album, Motorheart, on November 19 via Cooking Vinyl. A video for the new single, "Jussy's Girl", is available for streaming below.M ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
PATHOLOGY – “As The Entrails Wither” Lyric Video Streaming
PATHOLOGY - "As The Entrails Wither" Lyric Video Streaming
Gore fueled death metallers, Pathology, return with their 11th studio album, The Everlasting Plague, which will be released on November 19 via Nuclear Blast. New single and lyric video, "As The Entrails Wither", is streaming below.Pathology's Dave Astor comments, "We're ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
JOHN CORABI Talks MÖTLEY CRÜE - "I Wish They Left Me Out Of The Dirt Movie"
80's Glam Metalcast caught with former Mötley Crüe vocalist John Corabi to discuss his new single 'Cosi Bella', his relationship with his ex-bandmates, his new book, and more.On his new song 'Cosi Bella - So Beautiful' and more new music that's on the way: ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News
Nonpoint Release Cover Of Prince's "When Doves Cry"
Nonpoint have officially released their cover of Prince's 'When Doves Cry.' The band recorded the track after it was chosen through a fan-voted contest. Elias Soriano commented: 'Our fans throughout the years have always had a quiet romance with the songs we like to cover. ... Read more at Metal Anarchy
Every Time I Die Announce Fall Tour With ’68 & Candy
Every Time I Die Announce Fall Tour With '68 & Candy
Every Time I Die have announced a fall tour with '68 and Candy. The band will be touring in support of their new album 'Radical' (out October 22). Tour Dates: 11/04 Columbus, OH - The King Of Clubs 11/05 Grand Rapids, Mi - Pyramid Scheme 11/06 St. Louis, MO - The Red Flag 11/07 Iowa ... Read more at Metal Anarchy
Norm Macdonald Plays Tommy Lee, Rob Halford Picks His Favorite Metal Songs, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week
The MetalSucks Playlist - Week of September 18 - September 24, 2021 Did you miss some of this week's top stories in the world of metal? Catch up below: That's all for now. We'll check in periodically over the weekend as usual and be right back at it full-bore next week. - Read more at MetalSucks
Imperial Triumphant to release new live album
Imperial Triumphant to release new live album
/ Official press release: New York's most infamous avant-garde black metal band Imperial Triumphant are back with their opulent live release, An Evening With Imperial Triumphant, out November 26th. Recorded in the notorious Slipper Room, New York City's legendary variety theatre, the band ... Read more at Lambgoat
Ousted fan crashed car into club during P.O.D. show
Ousted fan crashed car into club during P.O.D. show
Two people are in custody for their involvement in crashing a car into a nightclub where P.O.D., From Ashes to New, and All Good Things were performing. Birmingham Police say that the suspects allegedly drove their car into the Zydeco Bar Tuesday night and then fled the scene. Witnesses said ... Read more at Metal Insider
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor talks about Joey Jordison’s tragic passing
Slipknot's Corey Taylor talks about Joey Jordison's tragic passing
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor spoke openly about Joey Jordison and his passing. Jordison was a founding member of Slipknot along with percussionist Shawn M. Crahan and bassist Paul Grey. Taylor would join the band in 1997 and go on to record 6 studio albums with them. While talking to Eddie ... Read more at Metal Insider
Marilyn Manson: unidentified woman files amended rape and death threat lawsuit after recent dismissal
Marilyn Manson: unidentified woman files amended rape and death threat lawsuit after recent dismissal
The unidentified woman who had her lawsuit against shock rocker, Marilyn Manson, dismissed by a judge recently has refiled her suit against him. The original lawsuit was dismissed by a California Superior Court Judge because of concerns over the statute of limitations having expired as well ... Read more at Metal Insider
Pirate Metal Originators Running Wild Sail for Glory on New Song
Pirate metal originators Running Wild, led by creative visionary and singer/guitarist Rock 'n' Rolf, have released the triumphant "The Shellback," the third single off their 17th studio album, Blood on Blood. This track serves as a prequel to the band's 1994 classic, ... Read more at Loudwire
Megadeth + Lamb of God Tour Postponing Canadian Dates Until 2022
The "Metal Tour of the Year" will not be wrapping up in Canada after all. Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium and Hatebreed are currently in the homestretch of the tour, but Megadeth revealed via social media that the final three dates of the run, all in Canada, have been pushed to 2022. " ... Read more at Loudwire
A List of 15 Times Rock Bands Were Featured on 'Jeopardy!'
Looks like knowing your rock 'n' roll history can really pay off, especially while playing 'Jeopardy!' Five Finger Death Punch were recently featured on the TV show, and they're not the only rock band either. Bands such as Metallica, Pantera, Rob Zombie, and ... Read more at Loudwire
COREY TAYLOR On His COVID-19 Battle: It Was 'The Sickest I've Ever Been In My Life'
COREY TAYLOR On His COVID-19 Battle: It Was 'The Sickest I've Ever Been In My Life'
Corey Taylor said that his breakthrough case of COVID-19 produced symptoms that made him "the sickest" he had ever been in his life, and he credited the vaccine for keeping him out of the hospital. The 47-year-old SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer, who is fully vaccinated, was forced to call ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET
K.K. DOWNING Says ROB HALFORD Wanted To Form New Three-Guitar Metal Band With Him A Decade Ago
K.K. DOWNING Says ROB HALFORD Wanted To Form New Three-Guitar Metal Band With Him A Decade Ago
Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing, who officially left the group in 2011, said that there was talk, around a decade ago, of him continuing to collaborate with some of his former bandmates on other projects. "Not many people know that, but [PRIEST singer] Rob [Halford] and his manager ... Read more at BLABBERMOUTH.NET
Chili Peppers' 'Blood Sugar Sex Magik' Gets Cut Down to Size
Chili Peppers' 'Blood Sugar Sex Magik' Gets Cut Down to Size - Read more at Ultimate Classic Rock
Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis, James Brown Bandleader, Dead at 80
Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis, James Brown Bandleader, Dead at 80 - Read more at Ultimate Classic Rock
Screaming Females cover The Selecter's "Too Much Pressure" for comic series
Screaming Females cover The Selecter's "Too Much Pressure" for comic series - Read more at BrooklynVegan
BAM's free R&B Fest 2021 lineup: Valerie June, Matthew Whitaker, more
BAM's free R&B Fest 2021 lineup: Valerie June, Matthew Whitaker, more - Read more at BrooklynVegan
David Gilmour shares "Yet Another Movie" demo ahead of Pink Floyd 'Momentary Lapse…' reissue
David Gilmour shares "Yet Another Movie" demo ahead of Pink Floyd 'Momentary Lapse…' reissue - Read more at BrooklynVegan
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