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Review: Chimaira – Crown of Phantoms

Review: Chimaira – Crown of Phantoms

Sporting a new lineup that includes much of Atlanta chuggers Dååth, Chimaira have returned with a seventh full-length—to mixed results. While Crown of Phantoms features much of the band’s signature stomp-and-strangle aggression, and some especially scathing lyrics from frontman Mark Hunter, the loss of former guitarist Rob Arnold (to Six Feet Under, no less) is […]

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Guest Blog: Chimaira Frontman Mark Hunter, “Breathe”

Mark Hunter is the vocalist and founding member of Cleveland metal act Chimaira. For more than a decade, Chimaira has been imposing its gravity on the metal community by continually touring the globe and selling more than a million albums worldwide. Their brand of heavy music has evolved and transcended both itself and the trends […]

Chimaira Premiere New Music Video, “No Mercy”

Chimaira Premiere New Music Video, “No Mercy”

Their new album Crown of Phantom hits stores on July 30!

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Guest Blog: Chimaira Frontman Mark Hunter, “Adapt”

Mark Hunter is the vocalist and founding member of Cleveland metal act Chimaira. For more than a decade, Chimaira has been imposing its gravity on the metal community by continually touring the globe and selling more than a million albums worldwide. Their brand of heavy music has evolved and transcended both itself and the trends […]

Tenafly Viper, Featuring Members of Chimaira, Mushroomhead, and the Autumn Offering, Premiere New Song, “Reno”

Tenafly Viper, Featuring Members of Chimaira, Mushroomhead, and the Autumn Offering, Premiere New Song, “Reno”

Tenafly Viper, which features Mushroomhead vocalist Waylon Reavis and drummer Steve “Skinny” Felton, ex-Chimaira bassist Jim LaMarca, and Tommy Church, formerly of the Autumn Offering, released their debut album, The Queen, The Night, & The Liars, yesterday. Today they’re proud to premiere online the song, “Reno,” from the record. Check it out below and let […]

Poll: What Is the Song of the Year?

Poll: What Is the Song of the Year?

Revolver‘s 100th issue hits newsstands on December 13 (but it’s available here right now), and, in addition to our list of the 100 Greatest Living Rock Stars, it contains our list of the 20 Best Albums of 2011. We’ve already announced that Korn have taken Album of the Year honors for their innovative and controversial […]

Chimaira Guitarists Quit Band

Chimaira Guitarists Quit Band

Chimaira frontman Mark Hunter has released a statement revealing that both the band’s guitarists, Rob Arnold and Matt DeVries, have decided to leave the band at the end of this year. The pair will play their last show with the group at Chimaira’s annual hometown Christmas show in Cleveland, on December 30. Hunter posted the […]

Revocation Tour Diary, Part Three: Sucking Iron, Steel Panther, and Vinnie Paul’s Strip Club

Revocation Tour Diary, Part Three: Sucking Iron, Steel Panther, and Vinnie Paul’s Strip Club

Boston death/thrash metallers Revocation are currently traveling the U.S. in support of their recently released third album Chaos of Forms, on the Jägermeister Presents tour with Chimaira (see all the dates here). Drummer Phil Dubois-Coyne is keeping a blog for us so we don’t miss out on anything that goes down, both onstage and off. […]

Revocation Tour Diary, Part 1: Jägermeister, Tattoo Infections, and Cheesesteaks

Revocation Tour Diary, Part 1: Jägermeister, Tattoo Infections, and Cheesesteaks

Boston death/thrash metallers Revocation are currently traveling the U.S. in support of their recently released third album Chaos of Forms (Relapse), on the Jägermeister Presents tour with Chimaira (see all the dates here). Beginning with this post, drummer Phil Dubois-Coyne is keeping a blog for us so we don’t miss out on anything that goes […]

Chimaira and Unearth to Headline Jägermeister Presents Tour

Chimaira and Unearth to Headline Jägermeister Presents Tour

This fall’s Jägermeister Presents Tour is set to feature the headlining tandem of Chimaira (pictured left) and Unearth. The tour gets underway on October 10, headlined by Chimaira, while Unearth join as co-headliners on November 16. Both bands are playing behind new albums; Chimaira’s The Age of Hell and Unearth’s Darkness in the Light. Also […]