AM CONSPIRACY Frontman Featured In TATTOO Magazine

Former DROWNING POOL and current AM CONSPIRACY vocalist Jason "Gong" Jones, who works for Rock -N- Roll Tattoo and Piercing in Orlando, Florida, is featured in the February 2010 issue of Tattoo magazine.

"I just try to do good, solid tattoos," Jones is quoted as saying in the article. "I like old school and traditional in general, but at this point I'm also into taking cartoons and twisting them into something more realistic."

AM CONSPIRACY will release its self-titled debut album on January 12. Burnhill Union Records signed the hard-rocking group earlier in 2009 and the Chicago-based label is pleased to launch the record as their premiere release.

After teaming up with guitarists Drew Burke and Rob DeHaven drummer Dean Andrews and bassist Kenny Harrelson, Jones was ready to exorcise his demons in song. "This is the record we always wanted to make; the way we always wanted to make it," he explains. "It is what rock and roll should be: five guys in a room making honest, unadulterated music with no regard to the corporate machine."

From rock ballads like "Down" to hard-chargers like "Welt", AM CONSPIRACY's songs create a variety of moods, from profound sincerity to riotous mayhem. Drew explains, "One minute Gong's a little vulnerable and the next he's kicking your teeth in. One minute Dean and Kenny are laying down light melodic ideas and the next they're driving a mosh pit. That is how it works." The first single off the album, "Pictures", was mixed by Randy Staub (METALLICA, STONE SOUR, HINDER).

The band set out to create an album that was extremely diverse — something that didn't feature 13 versions of the same song — and came up with truly diverse tracks, each with its own signature grit and character. To back up the release on Burnhill Union Records, Gong explains that the plan is to "tour as much as we can and win the people over." To that end, the band head out on a headline run starting January 8 in Orlando, Florida, taking them to February.

Jones was the featured guest on the December 8, 2009 edition of the "All Knowing Force" web-based interview show. The 70-minute chat is available for download as an MP3 audio file at this location. It can also be streamed below.

For more information, go to www.myspace.com/amconspiracy.

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