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Jager Henry to Release Debut EP 'Heart of Thorns' on August 23rd

Video For Debut Single “HEART OF THORNS” FT. LIL LOTUS

Can Be Seen Here

Pre-Order Physical EP Or Pre-Save Digital Configuration Here

Today is the day I first learned that John Bonham's familial line of music is carried on not just through his son Jason, but now through his grandson Jager Henry. I was further surprised to learn that this isn't new, and "Heart of Thorns" is simply the lead single from a new EP.

Now that my own personal naivete is out of the way, I'm excited to proclaim that this is a great track! Naturally, I also dove into some of his prior work, including singles "Freak Show" and "Bleed" to get a better taste of what Jager Henry's sound is all about. These songs are an instant add to my playlist, with an upbeat rock/alternative sound, reminiscent of modern Machine Gun Kelly.

If you're reading this and also a bit caught by surprise, give these tracks a quick listen! Check out the full press release below.

(New York, NY) – Stepping out from the shadows of family history is always a challenge, but when your surname is that of two of the most famous drummers in musical history, the task can be even more daunting. For Jager Henry – son of Jason Bonham/grandson of John Bonham – carving his own path has always been in his blood. Choosing to showcase his creativity via being a vocalist and songwriter is never more apparent than on his debut EP HEART OF THORNS – scheduled for release on August 23rd via Born Sad Records. The 8-track EP is the perfect launching pad to introduce Jager to the world. The new EP - now available for pre-save via all digital service providers and for pre-order in physical configurations – can be found here:

From the ethereal opening of “PREFACE” to the frenetic outro of “MORTAL SACRIFICE,” Jager Henry compiles a collection of songs that showcase his numerous musical influences. Tracks like “DÉJÀ VU,” “Lighthouse” and “Bite Down” all complement the marrying of electronic, industrial, rock and metal that Jager Henry does so well. The first single is the title track “HEART OF THORNS” which features LIL LOTUS – another newcomer who has been getting a loyal following online garnering almost 200,00 monthly listeners on Spotify. The video for the first single is a vision and concept created by Jager Henry and can be seen here:

The track listing for 'HEART OF THORNS' is: 



3)    DEJA Vu






Jager Henry will be bringing the HEART OF THORNS EP to the masses when he performs at the upcoming Louder Than Life (September 27) and Aftershock (October 13) festivals this year. He recently wrapped a Spring tour opening for his father’s JBLZE (Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening) where he won over the audience nightly with his energetic live performances. More tour dates will be announced in the near future and all touring and ticket information can be found at

Jager Henry (Photo Credit: Jessica Christian)

About Jager Henry

Music medicates even the deepest wounds. Jager Henry not only harnesses this power in his songs, but he also transmits it out loud through an intriguing and infectious hybrid of rock, metal, and alternative. One moment, he might scream straight from the gut over gnashing distortion only to enrapture with an airy melody in the next. He unassumingly continues one of the most respected bloodlines in rock ‘n’ roll history as the son of powerhouse drummer Jason Bonham and the grandson of Led Zeppelin drum icon John Bonham, yet he heeds his own calling as a frontman and songwriter. Clear intent defines his 2024 self-titled independent debut EP, HEART OF THORNS..

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