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Latest Jinjer News

Below is our complete Jinjer news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Religious Fanatics Shut Down Metal Festival

The Tbilisi Jam Fest in Georgia (the country, not the state) was apparently shut down last night by religious protesters. The Ukraine-based band Jinjer comments:

"Well, friends, there is some bad news worth sharing!!! For the first time over several years Jinjer's performance was cancelled today due to the attack by religious fanatics. Tbilisi JAM Fest was disrupted because the monastery not far away (about 1 km away) didn't like it, the priests brought an angry crowd of believers and assaulted the festival area!!!

"Even though the festival had all necessary permissions by local authorities, the fanatics just cut off the electricity. The most shocking was that the police was just standing aside and watching... It is sad to realize that in Georgia, the country which seemed to be civilized, RELIGION has MORE POWER than the LAW.

"We really hope that the orginizers will be able to find an alternative location and JINJER will be albe to play tomorrow before we fly back to Ukraine."

The show is apparently being rescheduled for tonight, however, with the organizers of the festival posting this message online: "Tbilisi JAM! Fest 2016 WILL be held tonight! Preventive measures (during preparational period) make us reveal the location a bit later. Get ready to have fun and lots of good music!" More...

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Jinjer Premieres New Music Video "Words Of Wisdom"

Jinjer premieres a new song entitled "Words Of Wisdom", taken from the upcoming new third album "King Of Everything", which will be out in stores through Napalm Records on July 29th, 2016.

Check out now "Words Of Wisdom" below.

The full "King Of Everything" track listing is as follows: More...

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Jinjer Posts Album Recording Webisode

Jinjer is gearing up to release third full-length album & Napalm Records debut "King Of Everything" on July 27th, 2016.

The band has now delivered a tasty insight of the recording process with the first in a series of webisodes, available below. The full "King Of Everything" track listing is as follows:

1. Prologue
2. Captain Clock
3. Words of Wisdom
4. Just Another
5. I Speak Astronomy
6. Sit Stay Roll Over
7. Under the Dome
8. Dip a Sail
9. Pisces
10. Beggars' Dance More...

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Jinjer Inks Deal With Napalm

Napalm Records just issued the following announcement about inking a record deal with Ukrainian act Jinjer:

"This is how to start a great New Year! Ukraine based Jinjer creates an explosive mixture of groove metal and hardcore flavored with progressive elements. Since 2013, when this 4 piece were acknowledged as the Best Ukrainian Metal Band, they have managed to keep the leadership on the alternative stage in their country. Now the band takes the next step and signs a worldwide record deal with Napalm Records."

Jinjer celebrates the collaboration by stating: "We are delighted to announce that Jinjer has signed with one of the most influential metal label in the whole world - Napalm Records. Our next album will be released under their monumental mark! In February the band is entering the studio... and we cannot even describe what we feel about the new songs we are composing at the moment, joining Napalm Records family and the whole bunch of opportunities waiting for us ahead. That's gonna be terrific. It's definitely a new page of Jinjer's story. We are determined to do everything in order to meet the expectations which the fans and the label put on us"

At the moment the band is working hard on a third long-play album, which will be released via Napalm Records - stay tuned for more info. More...

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Jinjer Posts "Sit Stay Roll Over" Video

Ukrainian metal band Jinjer just dropped a video for the devastating track "Sit Stay Roll Over," which was filmed by Volodymyr Shtun and recorded at Morton Studio.

"Sit Stay Roll Over" is the first song off an upcoming EP schedule to drop later this fall. The band comments: "This song is another milestone on the creative way of Jinjer turning one more page in their story. The band has gone more into death metal, extreme metal and groove metal genres remaining progressive elements though stepping aside from metalcore features inherent to previous albums." More...

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Jinjer Issues Year-End Recap

Ukrainian outfit Jinjer has checked in with the following year-end recap to fans and announcement about working on new material:

"Friends, 2013 is coming to its end. It has given us so much, so many events, so many new comrades and friends.

"The Madness Tour in March, it seems that at least 5 years have passed since then but it was just 9 months ago! The year was damn full of success - eventually ending up with Jinjer being the best Ukrainian metal band of 2013! But we ain't going to stop.

"Working hard on the new record and new video, we are sure that 2014 will be even more fruitful, more fertile, and of course as crazy as hell with dozens of Jinjer shows. By the way to break a secret we are working now on a big European tour, so comrades from Poland, Germany, Czech, France, Switzerland - get ready for the hell!

"We'd like to thank you for your support, again we want to remember that our fans will always be our most valuable asset. Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria and Russia - four new countries, which experienced Jinjer invasion this year, thanks a lot for your hospitality and bunch of unforgettable impressions!

"Comrades, we wish you a Happy New Year! See you soon and stay tuned!" More...

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Jinjer Releases New Music Video

Ukraine based, female-fronted band Jinjer has posted a new music video online for "Scissors." The clip was filmed by PiCoi in Bingo Club, Kiev in October and can be viewed below. For more info on Jinjer, head over to the band's Facebook profile here. Jinjer is:

Vocals: Tatiana Shmaylyuk
Bass: Eugene Abduhanov
Guitar: Dmitry Oksen
Guitar: Roman Ibramhalilov
Drum: Alexandr Koziychuk

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