Tag: Chimaira

Playthrough: “Pictures In The Gold Room” from Chimaira!

So much more than a playthrough, the man, the myth, the legend that is Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold has given us a full on guitar lesson for “Pictures In The Gold Room” from the bands sophomore major label record “The Impossibility of Reason“. Incase the imagery doesn’t give it away, the song lyrically takes its

Review: “XILX” by Crawling Chaos

Almost a year ago, Italian Death Metallers Crawling Chaos re-entered the studio to record their second full-length, “XLIX”, a concept album inspired by Machiavelli’s notorious book “The Prince”. Once again opting to record with Simone Mularoni (Ultra-Violence, Void Of Sleep, From The Depths), who also mixed and produced the affair. That was December 2019, a decade after the

Review: “The Blindness of Faith” by In Malice’s Wake

Returning with their fifth album since their 2008 debut “Eternal Nightfall“, Shaun Farrugia (Vocals and Guitars), Leigh Bartley (Lead Guitars), Karl Watterson (Bass) and Mark Farrugia (Drums) are considered veterans of a Melbourne Australia Metal scene that has given us a wealth of bands over that time. Their band In Malice’s Wake is renowned for

Bootleg: Ill Nino in New York!

On their “Revolution Revolución” debut album tour in 2001, Latin American infused Nu-Metal act Ill Nino played Wetlands Preserve on 28th August. That run saw the band joined by Roadrunner Records label mates Chimaira and their vocalist Mark Hunter joined them on stage nightly for a cover of “Eye For An Eye” by Soulfly as well

Review: “Shallow Graves” by Malfested

A brand new Death Metal band forged in the fires of Kortrijk, Belgium and taking influence from 90’s Death Metal bands like Edge of Sanity, Bloodbath and Deicide are Malfested. Formed in the year of the great plague that has been 2020, they have tirelessly worked to bring a mix of New and Old Death

Review: “Self Titled” by Angel Rising

A Melodic Death Metal project that came to life in 2018, Angel Rising started out as the solo project of multi-instrumentalist Listenangel, who is joined by drummer Kevin Talley (ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Suffocation, ex-Chimaira) and vocal paring Hermyth and M Fox. Some may know Listenangel from his YouTube days, specializing in guitar shredding, virtuosos guitar solos,

Bootleg: Chimaira in Chicago!

15th July 2002 in Chicago Illinois saw Cleveland Ohio bruisers Chimaira take the stage with Prong and Danzig and their full set was captured on Digital 8 Tape at the barricade, resurrected by Liberated Tape Archive. The set itself is from the bands “Pass Out of Existence” era with the original line up and includes

Documentary: Behind The Scenes of Chimaira Christmas 10!

Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold has been producing amazing quantities of quality behind the scenes footage of the band which hasn’t seen the light of day since it was filmed for whatever reason. Today is no different as he travels back in the Bill and Ted phone booth to 2009 and Chimaira Christmas 10. Pre-Show and

Bootleg: Chimaira in Minneapolis!

Another pro-shot full set from Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold’s personal archive sees the band decimate Minneapolis Minnesota back in 2004 with new drummer Kevin Talley on board. The set is from “The Impossibility of Reason” touring cycle and is shot in multicam style with cuts like “Sp Lit” and “Power Trip” being particularly impressive.