Jamey Jasta

Born 7 August 1977.

Biography

Jamey Jasta (born James Shanahan; August 7, 1977)[citation needed] is an American musician from New Haven, Connecticut, best known as the lead vocalist of the metallic hardcore band Hatebreed and sludge metal band Kingdom of Sorrow. Jasta also fronts Hardcore band Icepick and on July 25 (Europe)/26th (US) released the album Jasta featuring guest appearances from well-known metal artists.

Jasta also 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 also 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.

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