Picks Of The Month: Your May 2017 Playlist

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in May 2017. The days are getting warmer, the sun is staying out longer, and May…

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Kelly Clarkson’s May 2017 Studio Updates: Sassy Songs On New Album

Kelly Clarkson is hard at work recording her 7th studio album. After 14 years with RCA, she signed with Atlantic Records last summer, and her next album is going to be soulful and urban rather than the pop rock we’re used to hearing from her. She shared plenty of studio updates along the way, and…

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Evanescence Starts Recording ‘Synthesis’ – See Studio Sneak Peeks

Two weeks ago, Evanescence frontwoman Amy Lee finally revealed the band's exciting new project: an album called Synthesis. The upcoming album, out this fall, will reimagine known and loved Evanescence songs with a new orchestral, electronic twist. Now, Evanescence is sharing fans in the recording process. They just started recording the orchestra for the new…

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Lana Del Rey Confirms July Release Date For ‘Lust For Life’

For weeks Lana Del Rey fans have been wondering when her new album, Lust For Life, will be out. Rumors circulated that it might be out this Friday, on May 26th. Some major publications even presented this as the actual release date, despite no confirmation from Lana or her team. But now we can finally lay…

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We’ve Updated Our URL

Hey everyone. We just wanted to let you all know that Hidden Jams has updated its URL! For the last two years, we've been at hiddenjams.com. Today, all of our content is now available at hiddenjams.com. The "music" is out of our URL, but it's still our main focus. All of our content should automatically…

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Muse Announces Reissue Of First Two Albums, ‘Origin Of Muse,’ Out This Fall

In a new interview with Stryker, Muse frontman Matt Bellamy announced that the band is preparing an exciting new project. They are preparing a rerelease of their first two albums along with rarities and unheard demos. In 1999, Muse released their debut album, Showbiz. It was followed by Origin Of Symmetry in 2001. Their upcoming reissue is…

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Lana Del Rey & The Weeknd Team Up In New “Lust For Life” Music Video

Last month, Lana Del Rey shared her new duet with The Weeknd, "Lust For Life," the title track from her upcoming album. Today, we get to see the pair together in the retro new music video. Listen closely and you'll hear some of the lyrics come to life. The video starts with Lana performing the song, accompanied…

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Garbage Is Back In The Studio Recording A “Depressing” New Song

It hasn't even been a full year since Garbage released their last album, Strange Little Birds, and already the band is working on new music. With a summer Rage And Rapture Tour with Blondie already announced, it makes sense that Garbage may want to include a new song on the setlist. Today, frontwoman Shirley Manson shared a picture…

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Lana Del Rey Performs New ‘Lust For Life’ Song, “Cherry”

Lana Del Rey has been sharing new songs left and right lately! Her latest offering is a live performance of a new Lust For Life song called "Cherry." She performed it yesterday at the KROQ Weenie Roast y Fiesta in California. "Cherry" is another love song, this time about the way love can make you feel invincible and…

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Shakira Shares New ‘El Dorado’ Ballad, “Nada”

Last week, Shakira announced that her new album, El Dorado, will be out on May 26th. Following a fun music video for "Me Enamoré" last Friday and a sneak peek of "Toneladas" earlier this week, Shakira is now generously sharing another new ballad. "Nada" is the second song on El Dorado, and it shows Shakira…

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Muse Talk About “Dig Down” & Upcoming 8th Studio Album

Yesterday Muse released a brand new song called "Dig Down" along with an action-packed music video. Frontman Matt Bellamy and drummer Dom Howard also sat down with Zane Lowe to talk about the new song and upcoming album. They spoke to MistaJam and Stryker as well, and Matt confirmed some extra details on Twitter. First things…

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Shirley Manson Sings On New ‘American Gods’ Song, “Queen Of The Bored”

Garbage's Shirley Manson is making her return to television. Not as an actor this time, but rather as the voice singing over the American Gods soundtrack. Starz just premiered a new show called American Gods, based on Neil Gaiman's 2001 novel of the same name. Composer Brian Reitzell teamed up with Shirley Manson for "Queen…

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Grunge Singers Gone Too Soon: A Curse Or A Coincidence?

Early this morning, news broke that Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell had died. He was only 52 years old, and apparently committed suicide by hanging. It is shocking and devastating news, and already many musicians and fans have spoken about the sorrow of such a loss. RIP, Chris Cornell. This is, sadly, not the first grunge…

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Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness Made A Crazy Video For “So Close”

If you thought Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness' last video for "Fire Escape" was weird, wait until you see his new "So Close" music video. "So Close" was one of the songs Andrew shared ahead of his new album, Zombies On Broadway, the second under his Wilderness moniker. (Before that, he was the frontman of…

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Muse Shares Music Video For New Single, “Dig Down”

After a bit of teasing, last week Muse announced their new single "Dig Down." Today, we get to hear the new song and watch its music video. "Dig Down" is an inspirational slow jam, taking the vibe of "Madness" and the effortless cool of Queen, and throwing in some lines about believing in yourself. The…

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Shakira Offers Sneak Peek Of New Song, “Toneladas”

Last week, Shakira announced that her new album, El Dorado, will be out on May 26th. The album will include 13 tracks, and though we've heard five singles from it already, today fans get to hear a snippet of the closing track. "Toneladas" is the final song on El Dorado, and from the preview below,…

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Lana Del Rey Details Political New Song, “God Bless America”

Lana Del Rey is getting ready to release her new album, Lust For Life. So far we've heard its title track (featuring The Weeknd) as well as "Love," the lead single. The album is rumored out on May 26th (though it could be pushed to June or July). Meanwhile, Lana has been slowly revealing small…

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Avril Lavigne Officially Begins Production For New Album

At the beginning of March, Avril Lavigne announced that she has signed with BMG to release her upcoming sixth album, which she promises will come out sometime in 2017. As she told Billboard in the announcement, she’s been pushing herself as a songwriter, and has at least one song in mind that may be the lead…

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Lana Del Rey Surprise Releases New Song, “Coachella – Woodstock In My Mind”

Lana Del Rey is full of surprises! Today she shared a brand new song called "Coachella - Woodstock In My Mind," a song she wrote just weeks ago. She wrote "Coachella - Woodstock In My Mind" on her way back from Coachella just last month. At the time, she had shared a clip of her singing…

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Music Matchup: Vote For Your Favorite Song Called “Invincible”

“Invincible” is a surprisingly popular song title. It’s an even more popular name among singles. So we picked out four songs that share the name. Kelly Clarkson's song is the most recent. She released "Invincible" as the second single from Piece By Piece in spring 2015. It was one of two songs on the album…

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See Shakira’s Playful “Me Enamoré” Music Video

Last month, Shakira released her new single, "Me Enamoré," off her upcoming album El Dorado. Today, the fun love songs gets the video treatment. The music video starts with Shakira waking up to a messy room, the final traces of a too-fun night. Shakira then takes us on a local adventure, playing basketball at the…

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Review: Paramore’s Excellent ‘After Laughter’ Masks Depression With Cheery New Wave

As with all great art, Paramore's new album After Laughter is an expression of real life and real feelings. It reflects what's been going on in the three band members' lives, from the personal to the public. We can only guess at what has happened in their personal lives, but a few things we do know for sure.…

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Shakira Confirms New Album ‘El Dorado’ Out May 26th

Rumors have been buzzing about Shakira's upcoming 11th studio album, and today she officially made the announcement: Her new album El Dorado will be out on May 26th! So far we've heard a few singles from the album. "Chantaje" (featuring Maluma) came out last fall, and last month we got to hear "Me Enamoré". (Its…

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Muse Announces New Single “Dig Down,” Out May 18th

Earlier this week, Muse revealed that a new single was "coming soon" when they released a pair of video teasers. They have now confirmed that "Dig Down" will be out on May 18th. This will be Muse's first new song since they released their album Drones in 2015. "Dig Down" may also be the first taste…

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‘Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk’ To Premiere May 31st

Three years ago, Green Day revealed they were working on a documentary, tentatively called EAST BAY: By The Punx, For The Punx, About The Punx. The name has since changed, and now Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk is set to premiere at the San Francisco Documentary Film Festival on May 31st. Executive…

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Evanescence Announces New Album ‘Synthesis’

After months of teasing a new special project, Evanescence has finally announced their new album and tour. This fall, the band will release Synthesis. But this isn't your ordinary new Evanescence album. As frontwoman Amy Lee explains, the album takes their previously-released songs and reimagines them as more orchestral or electronic compositions. They are not…

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Welcome To… Ellie Goulding: 25 Songs You Need In Your Pop Collection

We've all heard of Ellie Goulding. You've certainly heard her breakthrough hit, "Lights," and probably songs like "Burn," "I Need Your Love," and "Love Me Like You Do." But what else do you know about this talented songstress from the suburbs of England? Ellie Goulding has been playing music since she was young, and her…

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Avril Lavigne Studio Updates: March-May 2017

At the beginning of March, Avril Lavigne announced that she has signed with BMG to release her upcoming sixth album, which she promises will come out sometime in 2017. As she told Billboard in the announcement, she's been pushing herself as a songwriter, and has at least one song in mind that may be the lead…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day With These Songs For Mom

Guess what time of year it is. That's right, it's the time when we celebrate the wonderful mothers in our lives. Mother's Day is when we give thanks to the moms who raised us, taught us almost everything we know, and continue to guide us even as we get older ourselves. And with such important role…

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Hear Clip Of ‘Charming’ Song “Trophy Boy” By Avril Lavigne, Ashley Tisdale, & G.E.M.

Back in 2015, news broke that some well-known pop singers will be lending their vocal talents to a new princess movie called Charming. Avril Lavigne voices Snow White, Ashley Tisdale is Cinderella, and G.E.M. acts as Sleeping Beauty. Meanwhile, Demi Lovato is voicing the leading lady, Lenore. Our starring Prince Philippe Charming is played by…

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Muse Tease New Music And Video “Coming Soon”

Last month, Muse frontman Matt Bellamy posted a short video declaring that a new song was coming soon. Now, a full month later, and the message has been repeated and expanded. Muse just shared a short teaser video for this upcoming music, still "coming soon." But the teaser clip also shows brief shots of a video…

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