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Tag Archives: Chimaira

Interview: Chimaira’s Mark Hunter on ‘Down Again’ documentary about mental illness

Posted by on October 11, 2018

Yesterday (10th) was World Mental Health Day, which marked the release of the short documentary Down Again. The film is based on Chimaira vocalist Mark Hunter’s battle with bipolar disorder (watch it here). Hunter met director Nick Cavalier on a panel speaking about Mental Health and Creativity during the Acting Out! Festival in Cleveland back […]

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Revolver reveal their 20 essential nu metal albums

Posted by on July 26, 2018

Revolver has released their top 20 essential nu metal albums. While we have blatantly forgotten about five bands in this subgenre, we do remember many influential records as well. Revolver’s list is surprising since they are missing a few important groups including such Coal Chamber and arguably Rage Against the Machine. Check out their list […]

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Former Chimaira drummer facing undiagnosed medical conditions, seeks help

Posted by on March 16, 2017

It’s been three years since Chimaira broke up, and over the band’s 16-year career, they had a total of five drummers. However, the drummer that spent the most time in the band was Andols Herrick how played in the band from 1999-2003 and again for five years starting in 2006. The reason we bring Herrick […]

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Sinsaenum guitarist Fred Leclercq’s 10 favorite horror films

Posted by on November 21, 2016

The metal world was taken by surprise earlier this year when Sinsaenum, featuring Dragonforce guitarist Fred Leclercq and Slipknot/Vimic drummer Joey Jordison, along with current and former members of Mayhem and Chimaira, respectively, released their debut album Echoes of the Tortured. If you think that a power metal guitarist isn’t capable of writing a death […]

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Devildriver show you their night sky with new track

Posted by on May 6, 2016

In one week, Devildriver will be unleashing their seventh album, and first in three years, Trust No One. This is kind of a reboot for the band, as frontman Dez Fafara took some time last year to release a reunion album with Coal Chamber. In the time off, the band has also undergone some lineup changes, […]

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Here’s covers of the whole ‘Master of Puppets’ album

Posted by on March 3, 2016

Today one of the most important albums in the history of metal was released. It was the album that broke Metallica, and while it never made it higher than 29 on the charts, quietly went gold. Actually, there was nothing quiet about it. According to Billboard, Master sold 300,000 copies in it’s first three weeks. […]

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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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