TheJamZone 2022 - Heavy Metal Music News Review

Dio's 'Holy Diver' Returns in Four-CD Super Deluxe Edition
Dio's 'Holy Diver' Returns in Four-CD Super Deluxe Edition - Read more at Ultimate Classic Rock

When Queen Went Vaudeville With 'Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy'
When Queen Went Vaudeville With 'Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy' - Read more at Ultimate Classic Rock

Hear Chicago's Wistful New Song 'If This Is Goodbye'
Hear Chicago's Wistful New Song 'If This Is Goodbye' - Read more at Ultimate Classic Rock

How Foo Fighters Became a Band on 'The Colour and the Shape'
How Foo Fighters Became a Band on 'The Colour and the Shape' - Read more at Ultimate Classic Rock

Notable Releases of the Week (5/20)
Notable Releases of the Week (5/20) - Read more at BrooklynVegan

SOAK discusses the influences behind new LP 'If I Never Know You Like This Again'
SOAK discusses the influences behind new LP 'If I Never Know You Like This Again' - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Cola (ex-Ought) tell us about the inspirations behind their debut album 'Deep in View'
Cola (ex-Ought) tell us about the inspirations behind their debut album 'Deep in View' - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Imperial Triumphant announce new LP, share song ft. Voivod's Snake
Imperial Triumphant announce new LP, share song ft. Voivod's Snake - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Amyl & The Sniffers ripped up Brooklyn Steel w/ Upchuck & C.O.F.F.I.N. (pics)
Amyl & The Sniffers ripped up Brooklyn Steel w/ Upchuck & C.O.F.F.I.N. (pics) - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Jordana talks influences behind new LP 'Face the Wall'
Jordana talks influences behind new LP 'Face the Wall' - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Liz Lamere released her solo debut: watch the "Sin" video
Liz Lamere released her solo debut: watch the "Sin" video - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Sentenced 2 Die announce debut LP for Maggot Stomp, share 3-song promo
Sentenced 2 Die announce debut LP for Maggot Stomp, share 3-song promo - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Indie Basement (5/20): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more
Indie Basement (5/20): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Lou Barlow debuts new project with two-song single (listen)
Lou Barlow debuts new project with two-song single (listen) - Read more at BrooklynVegan

Bask's North Carolinian Post-Rock Wanders Through "Graveyard Fields" (Video Premiere)
Taken from the sessions for "Ramble Beyond," their 2017 album, the band's new single "Graveyard Fields" pairs excellently with shots of their home state in a new music video. Watch it here. Continue reading… - Read more at Invisible Oranges - The Metal Blog

OZZY OSBOURNE - "I Don't Want To Drink, Smoke Tobacco, Take Drugs Today, So Today's Going To Be Okay"
In a new interview with Classic Rock, Ozzy Osbourne talks about Black Sabbath, sobriety, burying the hatchet, beating the booze and sticking it to Lollapalooza. Read an excerpt below:Classic Rock: How has music helped you deal with the difficult times?Ozzy Osbourne: "Music is a good release ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

ZZ TOP Release "Tube Snake Boogie" In Advance Of Forthcoming RAW Album Release; Music Video Streaming

ZZ TOP Release "Tube Snake Boogie" In Advance Of Forthcoming RAW Album Release; Music Video Streaming
'Tube Snake Boogie', a track featured on ZZ Top's forthcoming RAW album is available today in advance of the album's July 22 release by Shelter Records/BMG.Like the other 11 selections on RAW, it was recorded at Gruene Hall in New Braunfels, TX.  The classic honky-tonk ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

DEEP PURPLE To Play In Jerusalem For First Time Ever This Weekend - "The Best Hummus Ever," Says ROGER GLOVER

DEEP PURPLE To Play In Jerusalem For First Time Ever This Weekend - "The Best Hummus Ever," Says ROGER GLOVER
Ahead of Deep Purple's concerts in Israel this weekend, bassist Roger Glover spoke with The Jerusalem Post.The band chose to launch its first major tour in over two years on May 22 in Tel Aviv's Menorah Mivtachim Arena. Ticket sales flew so briskly that a second date was added... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

OZZY OSBOURNE's Daughter AIMÉE OSBOURNE Narrowly Escapes Deadly Recording Studio Fire

OZZY OSBOURNE's Daughter AIMÉE OSBOURNE Narrowly Escapes Deadly Recording Studio Fire
Aimée Osbourne, who makes dusky electropop music under the name ARO and is Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne's eldest daughter, escaped a deadly fire that claimed one life at a Hollywood recording studio Thursday night, reports Rolling Stone.According to an Instagram post by Sharon Osbourne (see ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

EVERGREY Releases New Single “Call Out The Dark”; Visualizer Streaming

EVERGREY Releases New Single "Call Out The Dark"; Visualizer Streaming
Celebrating over 25 years of metal mastery, chart-topping icons Evergrey have unveiled their eagerly longed for, thirteenth full-length, A Heartless Portrait (The Orphean Testament), today. To commemorate this massive next milestone in the band's history, Gothenburg's dark metal masters ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

70000 Tons Of Metal - Round 11 Sets Sail January 30 To February 3, 2023; Teaser Video
Save the date Sailors! 70000 Tons Of Metal, The Original, The World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise will set sail for Round 11 from Monday, January 30 to Friday, February 3, 2023.Organizers state: "We will be sailing out of Miami, Florida, the Cruise Capital of the World, to a brand... - Read more at Bravewords.com - News

QUEENSRŸCHE To Release Digital Noise Alliance Album In October; Teaser

QUEENSRŸCHE To Release Digital Noise Alliance Album In October; Teaser
Queensrÿche will release their 16th album, Digital Noise Alliance, on October 7 via Century Media Records. Returning as producer is Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who previously worked with the band on 2015's Condition Hüman and 2019's The Verdict.The band shared the news of ... Read more at Bravewords.com - News

Be Well - Hello Sun (2022)
Artist: Be Well Album: Hello Sun Released: 2022 Style: Melodic Hardcore Format: MP3 320Kbps Size: 42 Mb Tracklist: 01 - Treadless 02 - I Will Leave You with This 03 - An Endless Loop 04 - Hello Sun 05 - Only One Wish 06 - In the Shadow of Who You Thought I Was DOWNLOAD LINKS: RAPIDGATOR: DOWNLOAD ... Read more at New Album Releases ยป Metal

Arch Enemy premiere new single 'Sunset over the Empire'

Arch Enemy premiere new single 'Sunset over the Empire'
On July 29, Arch Enemy will release their eleventh studio album, Deceivers. Today, the band has unleashed an additional preview of the record in the form of new single, "Sunset over the Empire." The track can be heard below. advertisement Arch Enemy founder and chief songwriter Michael ... Read more at Lambgoat

Deftones' Stef Carpenter to miss upcoming tour: 'I'm just not ready to leave the country yet'

Deftones' Stef Carpenter to miss upcoming tour: 'I'm just not ready to leave the country yet'
When Deftones perform in Europe and the UK this summer, they will be without guitar player Stef Carpenter, who says, "I'm just not ready to leave home and leave the country yet." The band's "good friend," Lance Jackman, will be filling in. advertisement Carpenter ... Read more at Lambgoat

Upon A Burning Body - New Music Video Streaming Online
Deathcore bringers Upon A Burning Body are premiering a David Brodsky-directed music video for the track, "Code Of Honor". The latter appears on the band's recently released full length Fury. - Read more at Metal Storm News

Deftones' Stephen Carpenter To Sit Out European/UK Tour
Deftones' Stephen Carpenter will be sitting out the band's upcoming European/UK tour. The guitarist commented: 'As much as I would love to be on the road with my brothers, playing for all of our incredible international fans, I have decided to remain playing domestically for now. ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Metal Anarchy’s New Music Showcase: Exclusive Q&A With Locust Grove

Metal Anarchy's New Music Showcase: Exclusive Q&A With Locust Grove
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 Locust Grove. METAL ANARCHY: Tell me a little about your band: LOCUST GROVE: We ... Read more at Metal Anarchy

Def Leppard Premiere New Song "Fire It Up"
Def Leppard Premiere New Song "Fire It Up" - Read more at Metal Anarchy

Rockshots Records - Out Now! SANDNESS New Album "Play Your Part" + New Video "Someone So Bad"
NEWS RELEASE Montreal, QC - May 20, 2022 ​ Rockshots Records - Out Now! SANDNESS New Album 'Play Your Part' + New Video 'Someone So Bad' Italian classic 80's hair metal-inspired band SANDNESS fourth studio album entitled 'Pla ... Read more at Asher Media Relations

Rockshots Records - Karmic Link Posts Cyberpunk Lyric Video "The Tone of C"
NEWS RELEASE Montreal, QC - May 20, 2022 ​ Rockshots Records - Karmic Link Posts Cyberpunk Lyric Video 'The Tone of C' Karmic Link return with a new cyberpunk video for the song 'The Tone of C' from their album 'Dark Metropolis', ... Read more at Asher Media Relations
Gerard Way Wears Bloodstained Suit at My Chemical Romance Show
My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way "is wearing a white suit covered in fake blood." That's how one concertgoer put it on Twitter this week. The MCR fan shared a photo of the lead vocalist and emo icon onstage at My Chem's first U.K. arena show of their 2022 ... Read more at Loudwire
Ghost's Nameless Ghouls Have Been Identified, See Unmasked Photo
Ghost just completed a European leg of their ongoing tour in support of their new album, Imperator and the lineup of nameless ghouls and their real identities have been revealed. The band now employs a total of eight backing musicians, which puts them in league with the mighty Slipknot ... Read more at Loudwire
Def Leppard Debut New Stadium-Ready Song 'Fire It Up'
Def Leppard are a week away from the May 27 release of their new album, Diamond Star Halos, and they've just shared what is presumably the last advance single, "Fire It Up." The track appears third on the album, Def Leppard's first since issuing their self-titled record in ... Read more at Loudwire
Vince Neil Joins 'Stadium Tour' Opener Classless Act on New Song
Classless Act will get a prime spotlight this summer on "The Stadium Tour" with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett, but today (May 20) they're in the spotlight with an assist from Motley Crue's Vince Neil on the song "Classless Act." The song was produced ... Read more at Loudwire
Power Trip Guitarist Addresses the Future, Working on New Music
The 2020 death of Power Trip vocalist Riley Gale came as a shock to many, with the band emerging in prior years as one of the brightest hopes for metal's future. While many have wondered what the future will hold for the group, guitarist Blake Ibanez has cryptically tipped what's on his ... Read more at Loudwire
Arch Enemy Are Here to Watch the World Burn on "Sunset Over the Empire"
July will see Swedish melodic death metallers Arch Enemy drop their new full-length album, Deceivers. So far, the band have released several singles from the album, from the rip-roaring "Deceiver, Deceiver" to the theatrical "House of Mirrors" the mid-paced "Handshake With ... Read more at MetalSucks
Hear Chester Bennington on New Grey Daze Song
Chester Bennington's early band from his old stomping grounds in Phoenix, Grey Daze, are preparing to release a new album, aptly titled The Phoenix. It features contributions from Bennington, the late Linkin Park singer who died in 2017, including on the anthemic "Starting to ... Read more at Loudwire
Ghost Fans Reveal Current Nameless Ghouls' Identities After Tour Photographer Posts Unmasked Photo
A big part of the appeal of Swedish occult rockers Ghost is the mystique surrounding them. With rotating fictional frontmen and a legion of masked 'Nameless Ghouls' as backing musicians, the band work hard to present an air of mystery. But now, after their official tour photographer ... Read more at MetalSucks
Deftones Guitarist Stephen Carpenter to Sit Out of UK/European Tour: "I'm Just Not Ready to Leave Home or the Country Yet"
For those of you who don't remember, Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter is an avowed conspiracy theorist, who believes the Earth is flat, thinks 9/11 didn't happen, and is vehemently anti-vaccine. Now, Carpenter has announced that he will miss the band's upcoming UK and European ... Read more at MetalSucks
NSFW Video: Wargasm Bust Out the "D.R.I.L.D.O." On the First Date. What Do You Do?
Right now, UK nu-industrial-metal-core band Wargasm are making big waves. The band's high-octane live show, pounding tunes, and unflinching desire to embrace kink and chaos have endeared them to acts like Korn and Limb Bizkit (with whom they're currently on tour). Now, the band have ... Read more at MetalSucks
THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From CAVE IN, SEPTICFLESH & More Out Today 5/20
This week's new heavy metal releases include epic metal in various forms, "Baroque-influenced" metal, and more! To the metals… Blut Aus Nord - Disharmonium - Undreamable Abysses Genre: Black/avant-garde metalOrigin: Mondeville, FranceLabel: Debemur Morti Advertisement. ... Read more at Metal Injection
DREAM THEATER'S JAMES LABRIE Is Open To Working With MIKE PORTNOY
In a new interview with Loaded Radio, Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie talked about the potential of working together once again with former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy. "I think anything is possible," he said. "Listen, Mike and I are in a great place. We've been ... Read more at Metal Injection
POWER TRIP Guitarist Says Fans Should "Keep Their Eyes Peeled" For New Music
Power Trip vocalist Riley Gale passed away suddenly in August 2020. The band broke their silence in March 2021, saying that Power Trip does want to continue on, but "we just are not sure what that looks like at this time." Now it seems they might have a clearer picture. Advertisement. ... Read more at Metal Injection
GHOST Photographer Reveals Band's Current Live Lineup
Ghost just wrapped up the European leg of their tour with Twin Temple and Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats. Band photographer Ryan Chang has posted a picture of everyone involved with the tour, which unveiled the (not-so-secret) live lineup of Ghost. One that should jump out to any metal fan is ... Read more at Metal Injection
TRIBULATION Wins Second Swedish GRAMMIS Award
Purveyors of dark ambient metal Tribulation has won their second Grammis Award, which are the Swedish equivalent to the Grammys in the United States. In 2018, the band won the award for their album Down Below. This time around, the band has been honored with the best hard rock/heavy metal Grammis ... Read more at Metal Injection
DIO's Holy Diver Getting Deluxe Reissue With Unreleased Live Album & Outtakes
Dio's classic 1983 album Holy Diver is getting a deluxe reissue with quite a few goodies! The CD and digital versions of the reissue will include a newly-remixed version of the album by Joe Barresi (Tool, Slipknot, etc.), a remaster of the original mix, a never-before-heard live album at the ... Read more at Metal Injection
STEPHEN CARPENTER To Sit Out DEFTONES' International Shows: "I'm Not Ready To Leave Home"
Deftones will hit the road in Europe this June for a handful of festival and tour dates, though you won't be seeing guitarist Stephen Carpenter with them. Carpenter has taken to Instagram to announce that he's "not ready to leave home and leave the country yet" and will have ... Read more at Metal Injection
Welcome To Rockville Recap: Day One
Welcome To Rockville Recap: Day One
Welcome To Rockville Day One Recap: Defying a punishing heat wave, thousands of sonically starved rock fanatics descend upon Daytona. The following recap and ensuing photos are all by our columnist and photographer, Joel Barrios. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. Though always billed as a ... Read more at Metal Injection
MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL Guests On New CLASSLESS ACT Single
MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL Guests On New CLASSLESS ACT Single
Classless Act is now streaming their new single named after themselves, and featuring Mötley Crüe vocalist Vince Neil in the choruses. Which makes perfect sense considering Classless Act is clearly going for that down-and-dirty sorta hair metal vibe, from their music to the John Orphan-dir ... Read more at Metal Injection
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