Updated March 2022
The Rock Warrior THOR has always shaken the very halls of Valhalla itself with inspiring anthemic Metal as powerful as the enchanted warhammer Mjolnir itself! Now he will be taking taking us on a thunderous, epic quest with his upcoming tour and new albums "Space Glider" and "Keep the Dogs Away" Volume II onCleopatra Records.
This new release is going to be unleashed in 2023, and heralds several legs of an upcoming tour.
Jon Mikl THOR is an enduring icon of glam rock/metal, and one of the true originators of rock theatre. THOR’s enviable career got off the ground with his appearance on the Merv Griffin Show in 1973 and he has maintained a steady pace ever since. Over the last three decades, THOR has explored the tongue-in-cheek Sweet/Mott the Hoople/Bowie stylings, hard hitting metal moves of the 80’s, and flirting briefly with Nu-Rock/Metal in the late 90’s.
THOR first made waves in the bodybuilding world, becoming Mr. Canada, Mr. USA and Mr. Universe always using heavy music as an intensive training tool. He blended his powerful physique with powerful rock, and thus began this amazing cult legend’s long reign in the hazy area between superstardom and the dark underground.
Along the way he has become a movie actor and producer, turning out collectible classics like “Rock & Roll Nightmare”, “Zombie Nightmare”, “Graveyard”, and others. Most recently, THOR appeared in the as himself in the internationally acclaimed award winning documentary "I am Thor". Thor will be starring in the new movie "Pact of Vengeance" (Keep checking www.thorcentral.com for updates).
THOR is still an immensely powerful man in incredible shape and a dedicate performer. THOR's most recent tours across North America and Europe caused a sensation. THOR has successfully managed to re-invent himself once again. The legions of fans are still there and new generations are finding out for themselves that THOR is just as cool now as he ever was in 1978, 1985.
THOR was voted one of the World's Greatest 100 Frontmen of All Time in the UK’s Classic Rock Magazine – a list compiled by polling professional Rock journalists.
THOR continues to write, co-produce albums such as "Metal Avenger, Beyond the Pain Barrier, Hammer of Justice, Christmas in Valhalla, Rising, Alliance.
On certain occasions, THOR has granted the power of the hammer to worthy band members and individuals. There have been World tours performed by the Sons of THOR....Ikon, Zon Thor, FinThor and more.
Who will wield the hammer in 2022? Band members John Leibel, Ted Jedlicki, Kevin Stuart Swain, Frank Soda, Rick Fabio will be going on tour in 2022 to promote the new movie and albums. Ikon- Son of THOR will be on lead vocals for Europe and Australia. For North America Zon-Son of THOR will sing a searing brand of Heavy Metal.
THOR's treasured stage armor has been donated to the famous Thor/Devo Museum in Raleigh, North Carolina to be archived by Michael Pilmer aka "Thundergeek".