[Cover photo credit to @reflex.productions]
The Heavy Metal/Viking Metal artist and Jonathan Young has announced the details of his upcoming album, titled Children of the Night. It will be released on October 13th, 2023 via Judge and Jury Records, the label founded by the Grammy-winning Producer Howard Benson and Three Days Grace’s drummer Neil Sanderson.
Children of Night will be composed of 12 tracks featuring the performances of all-star guests like Matthew K. Heafy (Trivium, Ibaraki), Barry Stock (Three Days Grace), Caleb Hyles, Colm R. McGuinness, Lauren Babic,and RichaadEB.
Children of Night is Jonathan Young’s first full length project with Judge and Jury Records and features a wide range of musical talent from Heavy Metal to Irish Folk music. The result is a “fantastical journey.”
Jonathan Young is someone who showcases writing, producing, and playing every instrument himself, and he likes combining elements from fantasy worlds with cinematic Heavy Metal, focusing on making videos to deliver his music.
While rising to self-made success online, he released Starship Velociraptor in 2021, an 11-song Heavy Metal fantasy space opera.
Attracting the attention of producer Howard Benson and Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace, Jonathan Young now co-produces music alongside them as a member of their production team at Judge & Jury Records, including Children of Night.