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Jamey Jasta performing in 2018
|Birth name||James Vincent Shanahan|
|Born||August 7, 1977|
|Origin||New Haven, Connecticut, United States|
|Genres||Metalcore, hardcore punk, sludge metal|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, musician, television personality|
|Associated acts||Hatebreed, Kingdom of Sorrow , Icepick, Jasta 14, Necro, Jasta, Dee Snider|
Jamey Jasta (born James Vincent Shanahan; August 7, 1977)is an American musician from New Haven, Connecticut, best known as the lead vocalist of the hardcore band Hatebreed and sludge metal band Kingdom of Sorrow. Jasta also fronts metalcore band Icepick. Prior to Hatebreed, Jasta fronted the hardcore band Jasta 14.
Jasta owns Stillborn Records, a hardcore and metal-based record label from West Haven, and "rock themed apparel" line called Hatewear.
In 2011, Jasta released a solo album entitled Jasta , collaborating with Randy Blythe and Mark Morton (Lamb of God), Zakk Wylde, Philip Labonte (All That Remains), and Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying).
Jasta was the host for MTV's Headbanger's Ball from 2003–2007.
Jasta created the music for "Stat of the Day" for the nationally syndicated radio and TV talk show, The Dan Patrick Show . Jasta appeared on air with Dan Patrick on January 25, 2013 discussing the making of the song.
He refrains from smoking, drinking, and doing drugs but does not associate himself with the straight edge subculture.
On August 14, 2014 Jamey Jasta launched the Jasta Show podcast.He has had guests such as Rob Halford, Vinnie Paul, Nick Diaz, Ice T, and Kirk Hammett.
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| Studio album by |
|Released||July 26, 2011|
|Recorded||January–April 2011 at Dexter Lab Recording LLC, Milford, CT|
44:10 (Deluxe Bonus Edition)
|Label||eOne Music, Century Media Records|
|Singles from Jasta|
Jasta is the debut solo album from American vocalist Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed and Kingdom of Sorrow, released on July 26, 2011, through eOne Music.In Europe album was released via Century Media Records.
All lyrics written by Jasta; all music composed by Jasta.
|1.||"Walk That Path Alone"||2:16|
|2.||"Mourn the Illusion"||3:14|
|3.||"Screams from the Sanctuary"||3:04|
|4.||"Nothing They Say"||4:01|
|5.||"Anthem of the Freedom Fighter"||3:41|
|6.||"Something You Should Know" (feat. Phil Labonte)||2:53|
|7.||"Set You Adrift"||3:23|
|8.||"Enslaved, Dead Or Depraved" (feat. Randy Blythe)||3:04|
|9.||"With a Resounding Voice" (feat. Tim Lambesis)||3:05|
|10.||"The Fearless Must Endure" (feat. Zakk Wylde)||3:13|
|11.||"Heart of A Warrior" (feat. Mike Vallely)||1:58|
|12.||"Death Bestowed" (feat. Mark Morton)||3:32|
|13.||"Bury Me With My Beliefs"||3:32|
|14.||"The Fearless Must Endure (Shredathon Version)" (feat. Zakk Wylde)||3:14|
|US Billboard 200||132|
|US Independent Albums (Billboard)||23|
|US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)||34|
|US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)||10|
|US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)||1|
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Jamey Jasta was also one of the hosts in the Chi Cheng's fundraiser song along with his band guitarist Wayne Lozinack. The song was produced by Korn bassist Fieldy to help to contribute to the Cheng Family.
Q: are you straight edge?
Jamey Jasta: i'm not interested in being associated with labels and I have no idea what straight edge even considered in 2013 but if you are asking me if i drink booze or smoke cigs, I dont drink booze or smoke cigs or do any drugs.