Former Iron Maiden Members Paul Di’Anno and Blaze Bayley Plus “Eddie” Creator Derek Riggs to be Inducted into Metal Hall of Fame 2021

The Metal Hall of Fame is proud to announce the induction of key members of the Iron Maiden family and history- original Iron Maiden singer Paul Di’Anno, Blaze Bayley, and iconic “Eddie” mascot creator Derek Riggs.

Paul Di’Anno wrote and sang on Maiden’s first two legendary albums. They are still considered by many Iron Maiden fans to be their favorites.

Blaze Bayley was hired following the departure of vocalist Bruce Dickinson in the 1990s. Bayley wrote and sang for Iron Maiden for five years and recorded two albums with the band. Blaze-era songs are still concert staples in the band’s set list today.

Derek Riggs is the genius behind the visual side of Iron Maiden. He created the iconic “Eddie” character, one of the most beloved mascots in history. Many can argue that a huge part of the band’s continuous global success is attributed to the sinister, gruesome, shape-shifting Eddie.

“We are excited to induct these three artists who have helped shape the legacy of Iron Maiden,” says Pat Gesualdo, Metal Hall of Fame President/CEO. Gesualdo also addressed the fan’s overwhelming demand to induct all former and current members of Iron Maiden. “Along with the band’s massive fanbase, we’ve wanted to induct all the members of the band for years. However, we’ve been waiting for the green light from management. Hopefully with the continued support and encouragement from fans throughout the world, we can induct all the members of Iron Maiden into the Metal Hall of Fame soon.”

Additional major updates and surprise inductions will be announced shortly. Due to the current health advisory, the 2021 Metal Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held online at a date to be announced.

About the Metal Hall of Fame:
The Metal Hall of Fame (The Most Important Night In Metal!!) holds the Annual Metal Hall of Fame Celebrity Charity Gala. It is dedicated to forever enshrining the iconic musicians and music industry executives responsible for making hard rock and heavy metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they continue to inspire fans throughout the world, from generation to generation. The Metal Hall of Fame is part of the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities). D.A.D. provides free therapy and advocacy services for special needs children and wounded veterans in health facilities, schools, and community centers in over 15 countries.

MOTÖRHEAD’s No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith Gets Anniversary Expansion

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Back in the Summer of 1981, MOTÖRHEAD got louder, dirtier and more universal, and you’re getting an invitation to relive this most glorious of achievements once again…

Following on from 2020’s year-long celebration of MOTÖRHEAD’s iconic Ace Of Spades album comes the live album to end all live albums, the undisputed definitive live record of all time: No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of this number one album, it is being presented in new deluxe editions. There will be hardback book-packs in two CD and triple LP formats, featuring a new venue demolishing remaster of the original album, bonus tracks and the previously unreleased – in its entirety – concert from Newcastle City Hall, March 30, 1981, the story of the album and many previously unseen photos. Also, the album will be released as a four CD box set of all three concerts recorded for the album released here in their entirety for the very first time and primed to gleefully shatter what’s left of your grateful eardrums.

Upon that original June 27th ’81 release, Lemmy is quoted as saying of No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith after it crashed into number one in the UK charts, “I knew it’d be the live one that went best, because we’re really a live band. You can’t listen to a record and find out what we’re about. You’ve got to see us.” No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith was MOTÖRHEAD’s first and only number one record in the UK and is still the most necessary live album of all time.

The No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith CD box set contains:

The No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith album, remastered from the original master tapes, featuring extra bonus tracks and newly unearthed, previously unreleased sound check recordings.
The three full recordings of the concerts that made up No Sleep, never before released in their entirety.
The story of No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith told through previously unpublished and new interviews with the people that were on the road at the time.
Never before seen photos and rare memorabilia.
Double sided, A3 concert posters from 1981.
Reproduction USA ’81 tour pass.
MOTÖRHEAD ‘England’ plectrum.
1981 European tour badge.
Reproduction Newcastle City Hall ticket.
Port Vale gig flyer post card.

MOTÖRHEAD in 1981 was a band of extremes; a flammable mix of non-stop celebration over their rising success and punishing graft, underscored by an inter-band powder-keg dynamic. After recording Ace Of Spades, it had shot to number four in the UK; the killer breakthrough after Overkill and Bomber had done essential groundwork, late 1980s Ace Up Your Sleeve UK tour was a triumphant lap of honour that spilled into the recording of No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith. The album took its title from an inscription painted on one of the trucks, referencing the 32 gigs they were playing with only two days off. The track listing ended up featuring three tracks from Ace Of Spades, five from Overkill, Bomber’s title track and two from their self-titled debut.

See below for full details of the No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith releases and be sure to visit www.iMotorhead.com for news and updates!

CD BOX SET TRACKLISTING
NO SLEEP ‘TIL HAMMERSMITH

Ace of Spades
Stay Clean
Metropolis
The Hammer
Iron Horse
No Class
Overkill
(We Are) The Roadcrew
Capricorn
Bomber
Motörhead
Over The Top
Train Kept A Rollin’
Stay Clean (soundcheck)
Limb From Limb (soundcheck)
Iron Horse (Soundcheck)

LIVE AT NEWCASTLE CITY HALL 30/3/1981

Ace Of Spades
Stay Clean
Over The Top
Metropolis
Shoot You In The Back
The Hammer
Jailbait
Leaving Here
Iron Horse
Fire Fire
Capricorn
Too Late Too Late
No Class
(We Are) The Road Crew
Bite The Bullet
The Chase Is Better Than The Catch
Overkill
Bomber
Motörhead
LIVE AT NEWCASTLE CITY HALL 29/3/1981

Ace Of Spades
Stay Clean
Over The Top
Metropolis
Shoot You In The Back
The Hammer
Jailbait
Leaving Here
Fire Fire
Capricorn
Too Late Too Late
No Class
(We Are) The Road Crew
Bite The Bullet
The Chase Is Better Than The Catch
Overkill
Bomber
Motörhead

LIVE AT LEEDS QUEENS HALL
28/3/1981

Ace Of Spades
Stay Clean
Over The Top
Metropolis
Shoot You In The Back
The Hammer
Jailbait
Leaving Here
Fire Fire
Capricorn
Too Late Too Late
No Class
(We Are) The Road Crew
Bite The Bullet
The Chase Is Better Than The Catch
Overkill
Bomber
Motörhead

MOTÖRHEAD’s Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin Available Today via Silver Lining Music

MOTÖRHEAD’s Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin, a previously unreleased recording from the 2012 Kings of The Road Tour, is available today via Silver Lining Music.
Recorded December 5, 2012, Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin captures Germany’s love affair with the Grammy award winning band as they play in front of 12,000 delirious, delighted and demented MOTÖRHEADfans at the Berlin Velodrom.
Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin is available on CD with a bonus live DVD, as a double vinyl set, box set (GSA Retail Exclusive and via D2C Worldwide Ex GSA, containing CD with bonus DVD in Digipak, double black vinyl gatefold album in 180 gm and MOTÖRHEAD branded passport cover) and via digital platforms.
Throughout Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin, MOTÖRHEAD’s powerful synergy boots its way through the speakers with the boisterous charm and dirty, dangerous, sweaty gusto that was the Lemmy Kilmister/Phil Campbell/Mikkey Dee trademark. From the unapologetically furious “I Know How to Die” to a deliciously raucous “Going to Brazil,” Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin is all about the thick, raw and liberating power of MOTÖRHEAD live, with longtime producer Cameron Webb bringing his mixing skills to the party as well as doing a 5.1 mix of the DVD. Further highlights include a favorably feral “Rock It,” a rudely raunchy “You Better Run” and a classic one-two haymaker of “Ace of Spades” and “Overkill.” The leading track from the album will be a cranium cracking “Over the Top,” a song which must be as close to definitive of this band as you’ll ever find.
A longtime favorite of heavy metal, punk rock and rock ‘n’ roll fans alike, MOTÖRHEAD also became unlikely media darlings around the globe. Early reviews of Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin have proven that five years after leader Lemmy Kilmister’s death, listeners are still ravenous for “new” MOTÖRHEAD music.
“…there’s something about live MOTÖRHEAD recordings that make listeners feel as though they’re in the crowd. The act’s many years of experience lent to a robust and confident performance. MOTÖRHEAD‘s passion was simply undeniable, clearly displayed here.”Blabbermouth
“‘Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin’ is a superb live album and DVD. It doesn’t get too much better than this.”New Noise
“This live performance shows MOTÖRHEAD at the top of their game, as they have been performing as a trio for over a decade at this point.”Classic Rock
“‘Louder Than Noise…Live in Berlin’ is a live album which shows everything for what MOTÖRHEAD stands. If you hear it, you’ll get a lot of fun and some real Rock’n’Roll feeling. It’s an honorable last release.”Whiskey-Soda.com
MOTÖRHEAD’s collective energy is as strong as it ever was and this is testament to the strength, depth and breadth of material they recorded throughout 40 illustrious years, across 22 studio albums. ‘Louder Than Noise …. Live In Berlin’ captures the very essence of this.”Metal Planet
“‘Louder than Noise…Live in Berlin’ (is) a presentation about which MOTÖRHEAD’s most devoted fans will make plenty of noise.” – Phil’s Picks
“You’d think Germans are the biggest fans of MOTÖRHEAD based on the reactions of the crowd at the band’s 2012 Berlin stop on the ‘Kings Of The Road’ tour. It’s beautifully captured on the new album ‘Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin,’ with 12,000 screaming fans and big hits displayed in all their glory.”Riff Magazine
“As another statement of how good MOTÖRHEAD is live, ‘Louder Than Noise…Live In Berlin’ is titled perfectly because in truth, only MOTÖRHEAD could be louder than noise.”Cryptic Rock
“Ultimately, ‘Louder Than Noise…’ is a great example of later years MOTÖRHEAD doing what they do best and sadly since the passing of Lemmy, this is the closest that we can get to enjoying the MOTÖRHEAD live experience.”Metal Digest
“Even six years removed from legendary vocalist Lemmy Kilmister’s passing, MOTÖRHEAD is still a name that is abuzz in the hard rock and heavy metal community.” – Dead Rhetoric
“…the one and only MOTÖRHEAD are back with a live record, entitled ‘Louder than Noise…Live in Berlin,’ which shows the legendary power trio at the height of their powers.”Vinyl Writer
Louder than Noise…Live in Berlin was captured by Herwig Meyszner, who has also produced concert films for the likes of Saxon, Exodus and Kreator, with a multi-camera no-shot-missed shoot that captures not just the energy onstage but the energy on the floor. In so many ways, Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin is a joyous celebration of Lemmy, Phil, Mikkey and this special night in Germany, and whether a collector completist or newbie to MOTÖRHEAD’s music, Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin is a welcome reminder of what real rock ‘n’ roll is truly about.
Louder Than Noise…Live in Berlin track listing: I Know How to Die – Live in Berlin 2012 Damage Case – Live in Berlin 2012 Stay Clean – Live in Berlin 2012 Metropolis – Live in Berlin 2012 Over the Top – Live in Berlin 2012 Doctor Rock – Live in Berlin 2012 String Theory – Live in Berlin 2012 The Chase Is Better Than the Catch – Live in Berlin 2012 Rock It – Live in Berlin 2012 You Better Run – Live in Berlin 2012 The One to Sing the Blues – Live in Berlin 2012 Going to Brazil – Live in Berlin 2012 Killed by Death – Live in Berlin 2012 Ace of Spades – Live in Berlin 2012 Overkill – Live in Berlin 2012
MOTÖRHEAD is: Lemmy Kilmister – Vocals/Bass Phil Campbell – Guitars Mikkey Dee – Drums

2021 Mentor Rocks Schedule Announced

Mentor, OH – The City of Mentor is pleased to announce the 2021 schedule for the popular Mentor Rocks summer concert series presented by Lake Health. Mentor Rocks is held Tuesday evenings from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the state-of-the-art Mentor Civic Amphitheater.  The concert series will run fourteen weeks this year from June 1 through August 31.

The 2021 Mentor Rocks Schedule is as follows:

Date Performer  
June 1 To Be Announced  
June 8 To Be Announced  
June 15 Nightrain: The Guns n Roses Experience Guns n Roses Tribute
June 22 Trippin’ Billies Dave Matthews Band Tribute
June 29 Cracker National Recording Artist
July 6 Hollywood Nights Bob Seger Tribute
July 13 KICK INXS Tribute
July 20 Tricky Dick and the Coverups Dance & Part Music
July 27 No Duh No Doubt Tribute
August 3 Ultimate Aldean Jason Aldean Tribute
August 10 Uptown Funk Bruno Mars Tribute
August 17 The Ten Band Pearl Jam Tribute
August 24 Queen Nation Queen Tribute
August 31 E5C4P3 Journey Tribute

Mentor Rocks is an all-ages event which promotes a festival-like atmosphere each week. In addition to great music, attendees can enjoy a great selection of food from area vendors as well as an assortment of beers and wines. The venue features lawn seating, so bring your own blankets or chairs. Outside food is permitted although outside alcohol is not. Coolers will be checked at the gate. Admission and parking are free of charge.

So that Mentor Rocks can be safely enjoyed by everyone, social distancing among non-household members and other health and safety protocols will be practiced on the Amphitheater grounds this summer.  The following guidelines will be observed:

  • If you are sick, or experiencing symptoms that may be related to coronavirus, please do not attend.
  • Amphitheater grounds will be fenced off and attendance will be STRICTLY limited to 4,000 persons at all times.
  • Attendees will be responsible for maintaining a social distance of no less than six feet from those not in their immediate household while on amphitheater grounds.
  • One-way entrances and exits will be established.
  • No standing or congregating of any kind in front of the stage/railing area will be permitted.
  • Walking paths will be marked through amphitheater grounds.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be present and available for use by all attendees.
  • All restrooms will be sanitized immediately prior to the start of each event.
  • Amphitheater grounds will open at 5:00 PM. No early drop-off/setup of chairs will be permitted as entry is not guaranteed. Personal items which are placed on the field before 5:00 PM will be removed and placed outside of the fence perimeter. The City of Mentor is not responsible for lost, stolen, or misplaced items.
  • No tents, shelters of any kind, or umbrellas larger than personal size will be permitted.
  • The food truck area will be expanded to reduce congestion, and social distancing in line is required.

These events are being conducted in accordance with procedures and protocol reviewed and approved by the Lake County General Health District and are subject to change.  We encourage all attendees to observe these rules so that the program may continue uninterrupted throughout the remainder of the season.  The Mentor Civic Center Complex is a public space.  It is up to the individual to determine his or her level of comfort and acceptable risk when entering the grounds. If you are concerned about public gatherings, do not attend.

Additional rules and information may be posted as they become available. Learn more at www.mentorrocks.info.

The Mentor Civic Amphitheater is located at 8600 Munson Road in Mentor, Ohio.

Madame Mayhem Releases New Single “Cruel Heart” & Official Music Video

MADAME MAYHEM released her new single “Cruel Heart” to all digital platforms! The single was co-written by Madame Mayhem and Keith Wallen (of Breaking Benjamin).

The video can be seen at this link https://youtu.be/p-0Wi8xfBk4

“This was one of the first songs Keith Wallen and I wrote together. I always have such a great experience co-writing with Keith. I remember listening to this demo on my way home after we finished writing and just getting so excited to share it. I have been patiently waiting for the right moment to release this single and I think now is as good a time as any! This song is near and dear to my heart and I am excited for the world to hear it!” says Madame Mayhem.

She adds, “I performed this song live on tour a few times prior to recording it, which only makes this release even more special because of the excitement the crowds had for “Cruel Heart” hearing it for the first time as an unknown song. I remember having conversations with fans after the shows about how much they connected with it, which means so much to me! I hope the song continues to connect with people through this release.”

This song was produced and arranged by Johnny K (Disturbed, Megadeth, Sevendust, Finger Eleven), who also played bass on the track. Lead vocals and backing vocals were performed by Madame Mayhem, Keith Wallen performed guitars and backing vocals and Jason “JBomb” Harrison was on drums.

Those who yearn for the electric catharsis of loud guitars, driving rhythms, hypnotic
hooks, and the strength of shared experience have a new muse in Madame Mayhem.

The Manhattan born singer/songwriter takes charge of her own anxiety, hurt, and alienation, crushing it with sheer force of will, then channeling the remaining ether into pulse-pounding anthems, instantly connecting with anyone who has struggled.

She has toured with Sevendust, Memphis May Fire, Fozzy, Nonpoint and Doro. Across three exceedingly well-received albums – Ready for Me (2017), Now You Know (2015), and White Noise (2012) –Madame Mayhem worked with Russ “Satchel” Parrish (Steel Panther), Corey Lowery (Seether), Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), and Troy McLawhorn (Evanescence) to name just a few. Her 2019 single “Broken” was co-written with Keith Wallen (Breaking Benjamin) and features her longtime friends and collaborators Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big) and Ray Luzier (Korn).

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Ohio Rockers MOLLO RILLA Reveal New Video for “Night Fang” Single

Ohio-based rockers MOLLO RILLA have revealed a new video for the single “Night Fang” from the band’s sophomore album, Viva El Camino, due out December 4 via Seeing Red Records.
“The song is a fictitious story about a band of troublesome misfits hunting down a mischievous werewolf,” explains vocalist/guitarist Marco Ciofani. “Once tracked down, the group discovers the werewolf is not what they imagined at all, and a raucous party ensues! Although entirely mythical and fabricated, the story teaches the age old lesson, ‘never judge a book by its cover’ and respect, celebrate and appreciate others differences and accept those for who (or in this case ‘what’) they are.”
Watch the “Night Fang” video today via BraveWords at http://bravewords.com/news/exclusive-mollo-rilla-premieres-night-fang-video. The single is available at https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/mollorilla/night-fang.
On Viva El Camino, the follow up to the band’s stunning 2019 self-titled debut, MOLLO RILLA ups the ante. The quartet flew to Los Angeles to work with renown engineer Bil Lane (Bob DylanJackson Browne) and producer/engineer Andrew Murdock (aka Mudrock), whose credits include Godsmack and Powerman 5000 and many more, at the Hobby Shop Recording Studio West. Viva El Camino is available for pre-order at https://mollorilla.bandcamp.com/.
Viva El Camino track listing:1-The Raven2-El Camino3-Night Fang4-Pendelum5-Lock & Load6-Mike Angelo7-Let Go Pt. 18-Bliss9-Rage the Day10-Let Go Pt. 2
Since MOLLO RILLA’s inception, the group’s core mission is one of musical freedom – and simply creating damn fine rock music. Together, the group effortlessly blends styles from Latin to rockabilly, surf to hip hop, and even Disco. MOLLO RILLA’s lyrical themes focus on feelings, thoughts and beliefs on freedom, fantasy, faith and, of course, love.
No stranger to the music industry, main lyricist and songwriter Ciofani was previously signed as a songwriter under Roundhill publishing in Nashville. For a year he co-wrote songs with artists all around the city, including former members of Cage the Elephant’s Lincoln Parish. Disenchanted with Nashville and writing music for others, Ciofani returned to his hometown of Cleveland to create something all his own, and in 2017 he found the perfect musicians to compliment his unique writing style. May 2019 saw the release of MOLLO RILLA’s independent debut, followed by extensive touring that spring and summer. Another single, “Sangria,” was released in the fall of 2019 and received airplay on Cleveland’s iHeart Radio station, 100.7 WMMS. Based on the buzz surrounding their debut album, MOLLO RILLA was invited to share the stage with such luminaries as WeezerHalestorm and Static X at the 2020 Inkcarceration Festival, which ultimately was thwarted by COVID-19.
MOLLO RILLA is:Marco Ciofani – lead vocals, guitarSimeon Ruple – keyboards, vocalsAustin Adams – bass, vocalsJoey Shannon – drums, vocals
MOLLO RILLA online:www.mollorilla.comwww.facebook.com/mollorillawww.instagram.com/mollorillahttps://mollorilla.bandcamp.com

Famed Comic Book Creator Ted Sikora Launches New Kickstarter Campaign!

Cleveland , Ohio – The man behind the magic Ted Sikora is at it again this time with a new project and campaign .

PUNCHLINE & The VAUDE-VILLAINS: Issue #1

A heavyweight boxer turned super-powered, clown-assassin steps into the ring to fight for his very soul!

Drayton Hayes was a heavyweight boxer who was a number one contender for the belt when his career was abruptly sabotaged. He hit skid row, but was starting to make a comeback when he was kidnapped by a bizarre troupe of scoundrels calling themselves the Vaude-Villains. The mysterious mobsters convinced Drayton to join them, and he underwent a transformation which turned him into a super-powered murderous clown named Punchline!  The character was an instant fan-favorite after his debut in issue #1 of Tap Dance Killer (April of 2018.) 

Punchline is about to meet the main superhero from our universe, Apama, for the ultimate throwdown. Then we’re introducing a new nemesis from beyond the grave that will dual Punchline to the death for his very soul. 

Punchline and the Vaude-Villains is a series that turns on a dime from horror to comedy, and from the super-heroic to the dark and supernatural. No knowledge of previous stories is required to enjoy this series. (Although there are rewards that bundle all of our previous stories.)

  • Survey will give you option to have them signed or not.
  • This collector’s edition is only offered through Kickstarter. 
  • 48 pages, full color, glossy paper.
  • Main cover by series artist Donny Hadiwidjaja 
  • Variant cover by David Abrevaya 
  • Planned as a five issue series
  • Collector’s edition extras include layouts, pencils & script pages

To learn more about it and to be part of comic history check out the official link.https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/herotomorrow/punchline-and-the-vaude-villains-issue-1

LAMB OF GOD Rips Through New Album with Surgical Precision in Streaming Concert Friday Night

The mighty LAMB OF GOD returned to the stage with a vengeance Friday night for the first ever live performance of the band’s latest, self-titled album via a worldwide stream.
LAMB OF GOD will present a second stream on Friday, September 25, where the group will perform their landmark 2004 album, Ashes of the Wake, in its entirety for the first time. Like the first stream, the set will feature an encore including fan favorites as well as songs that have not been performed in years. Tickets and an exclusive merch bundle are available now at: http://watch.lamb-of-god.com
LAMB OF GOD’s fierce, surgical precision-performance of Lamb Of God on Friday was followed by the unearthing of LAMB OF GOD favorites for the encore including “Ruin,” “Contractor,” “512” and the debut live performance of “The Death of Us,” a new song the band wrote and recorded in quarantine for the Bill & Ted Face The Music movie and soundtrack.
In addition to LAMB OF GOD’s fiery return to the stage in their native Richmond, VA, the stream featured a pre-show hosted by Jose Mangin, featuring exclusive interviews with members of the band and a brand new full production 30 minute opening set from Bleed from Within.

LAMB OF GOD will present a second stream next Friday, September 28, where the group will perform through their landmark 2004 RIAA certified Gold album, Ashes of the Wake, for the first time ever in its entirety. Like the first stream, the set will feature an encore including fan favorites as well as songs that have not been performed in years.
Jose Mangin will once again host a pre-show for Friday September 25’s global stream, scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. EDT/1 p.m. PDT, and will feature an opening set by Whitechapel, who will air the pre-recorded live portion of their Brotherhood of the Blade DVD from 2015.
The LAMB OF GOD stream is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. EDT/2 p.m. PDT. Livestream tickets will be $15 per show and are on-sale now at http://watch.lamb-of-god.com. Streams will be available to watch video-on-demand through 11:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday for fans who purchase a ticket. Additionally, the band is offering ticket and limited-edition merch bundles, plus an exclusive merchandise store available only to ticket holders during the stream.  For more information including tickets and merch bundles, visit at http://watch.lamb-of-god.com
LAMB OF GOD propelled heavy metal into the new millennium two decades ago with the prophetically titled New American Gospel. They followed with 2003’s As the Palaces Burn, which made the Rolling Stone list of the Top 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time. Ashes of the Wake (2004) was the first LAMB OF GOD album to be certified gold by the RIAA, followed by Sacrament (2006), which debuted in Billboard’s Top 10. Wrath (2009) earned the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hard Rock, Rock, and Tastemaker charts and was No. 2 on the Billboard 200. Those No. 1 positions were repeated with Resolution (2012). VII: Sturm und Drang (2015) debuted at No. 3 in North America and in the Top 5 in several countries. The single “512” from VII: Sturm und Drang received a Grammy nod for the “Best Metal Performance,” making it LAMB OF GOD’s fifth Grammy nomination.
A true collaboration between all members of the band, LAMB OF GOD’s eighth studio album is an amalgam of each individual’s contributions, blended to create a singular style. Guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler fuel the album with a mountain of riffs, taking what Lamb of God are known for, and unbelievably, upping the ante to new levels. The rhythm section of John Campbell, looming large as a rhythmic shadow, and drummer Art Cruz, who makes his studio debut with LAMB OF GOD here on this record, underpin the proceedings with passion, sweat and expansive dynamics. Vocalist D. Randall Blythe is as angry, insightful, and informed as ever. Never one to shrink from facing the darker aspects of our nature head-on, Blythe delivers with no punches pulled, and as only he and Lamb of God can in 2020.
LAMB OF GOD‘s co-headline tour with Megadeth plus special guests Trivium and In Flames has been postponed to 2021. For new dates and tickets visit: http://metaltouroftheyear.com
LAMB OF GOD is: D. Randall Blythe – Vocals Mark Morton – Guitar Willie Adler – Guitar John Campbell – Bass Art Cruz – Drums
LAMB OF GOD online:www.lamb-of-god.comwww.facebook.com/lambofgodhttps://twitter.com/lambofgodhttp://instagram.com/lambofgod

“THE JEREMY EDGE PROJECT” WITH SPECIAL GUESTS RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM

FORMER CANDLELIGHT RED GUITARIST TEAMS UP WITH DEKO ENTERTAINMENT AND  RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM “THE JEREMY EDGE PROJECT”, WITH GUESTS BRANDON YEAGLEY (CROBOT), JOSH SMITH AND BRETT HESTLA
Former Candlelight Red guitarist Jeremy Edge has just released his debut album through Deko Entertainment for his new project, the Jeremy Edge Project. It is available for streaming and download, as well as all major online outlets on both CD and Limited Edition Vinyl. Deko Entertainment president Bruce Pucciarello states this about Jeremy, “Smoothest axe and a complex rediscovery of the bluesy genre that serves as the foundation of all rock.  Jeremy is here to let us know how we are going to drive that car in 2020.  Top down, radio playing the perfect tune.  Crank it up baby…here he goes…” 

After 4 top 50 Active Rock singles with CLR, he is breaking a long hiatus by releasing an album that is a departure stylistically with more blues based, guitar based rock. On the stylistic direction, Jeremy says, “I have for years wanted to do something that puts me back in touch with my early influences, growing up and learning guitar – SRV, Hendrix, Billy Gibbons, Blackmore, Iommi, Page etc. But I did not want to do a retro album per se. I wanted this to be a melting pot of influences”, and the critics are taking notice.

“An intro to Firedancer opens with an example of Edge’s innate ability to work around his fretboard with a blistering instrumental segue into Firedancer with a funky riff and soulful singing….The Jeremy edge project is a welcome introduction for this upcoming guitarist and his talented guests. It is a refreshing alternative with solid songwriting .”

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In the coming weeks the track “Firedancer” will be debuted with a full length music video with Edge in the lead vocal position for the first time. Jeremy also enlisted the help of some fellow musicians for this project – Brandon Yeagley from Crobot and Brett Hestla from Dark New Day / Virgos Merlot both sing lead vocals on three tracks, legendary blues guitarist Josh Smith does dueling solos with Jeremy on the track “Lies”, and bassist John Delowery, drummer Dave Shaffer, and keyboardist Jeremy Baum on Hammond B3 organ round out the instrumentation.

The album features 9 tracks – varying from bluesy and soulful ballads to in your face rock grooves with blazing guitar. This album was recorded and mixed by Grammy nominated engineer Mike Feretti (Sevendust, Hell Yeah!, etc…) in Ringwood, NJ – who has also worked with Jeremy in the past with Candlelight Red.

There are limited edition bundles (while supplies last), which can be ordered via: https://tinyurl.com/y6x6ut45

Bundle Includes:
– One (1) The Jeremy Edge Project – “Self-Titled” Vinyl / or CD
– One (1) The Jeremy Edge Project Tee
– One (1) The Jeremy Edge Project Pick
– One (1) Digital Download of “Firedancer”

“Lies” was the first track released from the debut “Jeremy Edge Project” in June, and the lyric video can be seen here:  https://youtu.be/R-u04w7PiBY

“I wanted to do a heavy, slow blues in the vein of “Tea for One” by Zeppelin. Not exactly like that but a similar vibe to it. I wanted it to have the extended, bar room, blues jam type of feel and capture that on record. This song needed 2 guitars to do that!”.

For this track vocal duties were served up by vocalist Brandon Yeagley and additional guitars by blues guitarist master Josh Smith. While Brandon delivers a dynamic vocal performance, Edge and Smith trade leads. Smith, opens the song with a hook on the Telecaster and sets up the ending dueling jam at the end of the song. Edge providing contrast with the Les Paul and wah wah to Smith’s signature tone.

‘The Jeremy Edge Project’ track listing:

Firedancer Intro 
Firedancer 
Hot Lava [Featuring Brandon Yeagley of Crobot] 
Sing My Blues [Featuring Brandon Yeagley of Crobot] 
Breath Holding In [Featuring Brett Hestla] 
Lies [Featuring Josh Smith & Brandon Yeagley of Crobot] 
Indifferent [Featuring Brett Hestla] 
Outlive Yesterday [Featuring Brett Hestla] 
Sunrise 

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Jeremyedge.com
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www.dekoentertainment.com