Tag Archives: Chimaira

DevilDriver has a name and release date for new album

Posted by on November 19, 2015

DevilDriver vocalist Dez Fafara said they’d be recording a new album in October and November, and he’s a man of his word. According to Metal Hammer, Fafara has announced that album number seven will be called Trust No One, and it will come out on May 13th, 2016. Said Fafara on the new album, “Trust No One is filled […]

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DevilDriver set to record new album in October

Posted by on June 29, 2015

Last October, in the midst of Dez Fafara spending more time with his former band, Coal Chamber, DevilDriver lost their guitarist and drummer. Both were soon replaced by guitarsist Neal Tiemann of Burn Halo, and drummer Austin D’Amond from Chimaira. Since then they’ve been hard at work, and as Fafara posted recently on Instagram (see below), they’ll be in the studio […]

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The metal world pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Posted by on February 27, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, who many knew simply as Mr. Spock from the Star Trek TV and film series died at the age of 83 earlier today (27). Nimoy announced this past year that he suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy confirmed her husband passed due to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Last year Nimoy […]

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DevilDriver finds new drummer

Posted by on January 7, 2015

Austin D’Amond, who left Chimaira back in September of 2014, is the new drummer for DevilDriver, taking the place of John Boecklin, who left the band in October. Said D’Amond of the news: “Thanks everyone for all the support through my career. Without you all I would’ve never made it this far. I promise to give […]

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Chimaira release music video post-breakup

Posted by on January 5, 2015

One of the most notable metal band breakups from 2014 may have been Cleveland, Ohio’s Chimaira. After fifteen years, seven albums, and several lineup changes in the last three to four years of their existence, the metalcore sextet called it quits last fall, immediately following the conclusion of The Artery Metal Tour with The Plot […]

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Shaun Glass, Chuck Wepfer leave Broken Hope

Posted by on December 24, 2014

It was a welcome surprise and comeback when Broken Hope released Omen of Disease, their first album since 1999, last year. It was also somewhat of a surprise to see the death metal band reincarnated considering that two of its members, Shaun Glass and Chuck Wepfer, were also in Dirge Within, a much more commercial […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: shocking moments of 2014

Posted by on December 22, 2014

2014 was filled with lots of great new albums (as you likely noticed from our Top 10 list). Yet like every year, 2014 had plenty of shocking moments; incidents and events that took the metal community by complete surprise. With that in mind, the Metal Insider crew continues the tradition of listing the top ten […]

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God Forbid’s Doc Coyle comments on recent metal band breakups

Posted by on September 9, 2014

Doc Coyle, the co-founding guitarist of New Jersey’s now-deceased God Forbid, shared his thoughts on the recent break-ups of Bleeding Through, Shadows Fall, and recently Chimaira via his Rebel Noise blog. He includes God Forbid in what he calls the “Big 4 of Quitters,” a tongue in cheek reference to these once mighty metal bands calling it […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Which newly broken-up band will you miss the most?

Posted by on September 5, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. After the sudden departure of… well, everyone but Mark Hunter, Chimaira has officially come to an end. This came just a few weeks after […]

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Chimaira officially disbands

Posted by on September 4, 2014

It’s been a few days since Chimaira went from a six-piece band to a five-piece, then to a  one piece. With vocalist/band leader Mark Hunter the sole remaining member of the band, he’s decided to end the band. In a statement on the band’s website, it says the following: After fifteen full blown as ripping […]

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