Jay Lamm is the singer, bassist, keyboardist, programmer, and exclusive song writer for the mercurial metal band, Cea Serin. Cea Serin was signed to Nightmare Records for the U.S. release of their album “…where memories combine…” and signed to Heavencross Records for the album’s release for the rest of the world in 2004. Cea Serin recently finished work on the recording of the newest album.
Outside the world of metal music, Jay Lamm has worked as a songwriter and recording artist for several movies, TV shows, commercials and even planetarium productions. His first film was “Broken Promise” by Kevin White which quickly led to a couple of short films, selected original songs in Travis Williams’ “Danceworld: Revelations,” original music for the TV show “Planet Buzz” and more short film work.
Aside from his original work Jay Lamm has also performed with other bands in both a live and studio environment, providing keyboards, bass, backing vocals, or whatever eclectic needs a recording artist might have. His most recent work was with the female-fronted gothic metal band Menagerie where he performed as a keyboardist and backing vocalist on their newest album “In Moderation.”
In 2008 Jay Lamm began to push his solo album to planetariums around the country. His solo CD is filled with new age music geared towards planetarium original productions. Currently there are several planetariums in the country using his CD “Form and Void: A Digital Universe” for their in-house music.
Jay Lamm was recently the touring bassist with the Cirque Dreams production called “Pop Goes the Rock.” The national tour ran from Feb. 18th till mid-May 2012 and featured Jay Lamm on stage as a bassist as well as providing some vocals. This year he will be reprising his role as “Ace” with Cirque Dreams “Rocks” for a summer tour starting in Cancun, Mexico.
Outside the world of music Jay Lamm is also a painter and a writer. His paintings combine recorded music that couple along with their visual representations. He also published an essay on the Slovenian/Italian band Devil Doll several years back.
Charon Coin Press will be releasing “State of Horror: Louisiana” on March 31 2015, containing J. Lamm’s short story, “The Bells of Rue la Barriere.”