Tag: The Impossibility Of Reason

Documentary: Chimaira: Inside The Rehearsal Room 2023 Episode #2!

Who knows just how many times Cleveland Ohio Groove Metal act Chimaira will return, but while there is moonlight, music, love and romance… the band reformed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their seminal sophomore album “The Impossibility Of Reason” and play a few nights at The Angora. In the build up to that, they

Throwback: “Pure Hatred” by Chimaira!

If you haven’t already heard, there is a home town throwdown happening in Cleveland Ohio for the 20th Anniversary of “The Impossibility Of Reason” by Chimaira. That will take place in May with the band playing back to back nights at The Angora with Integrity, Ringworm, State Of Conviction and Solipsist all playing a part.

Interview: Chimaira talk electronics with Chris Spicuzza!

Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold interviews Chimaira electronics Guru Chris Spicuzza in the latest episode of his Everything You Love series and it might just be us but does he look like Alex Erian from Canadian Deathcore pioneers Despised Icon these days? An interview full.of nuggets of knowledge and nostalgia, you’re going to want to grab

Documentary: How “Implements Of Destruction” came to be with Chimaira!

The story of how “Implements Of Destruction“, the closing instrumental from the seminal sophomore album of Cleveland Ohio bruisers Chimaira is the topic of conversation that guitarist Rob Arnold has in store for us. It’s accompanied in this latest featurette by VHS footage of the band performing “Jade” from the bands debut “Pass Out Of

Bootleg: “Down Again” from Chimaira!

A bootleg in the traditional sense of the word, Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold shares VHS footage of the Cleveland Ohio bruisers playing single “Down Again” followed by an interview on FUSE TV on 30th June 2003 as the seminal “The Impossibility Of Reason” raised their profile with Roadrunner Records. The album is one that has

Throwback: “Resurrection” from Chimaira!

An album at the centre of the bands career in Groove Metal, it seems unbelievable that  “Resurrection” by Cleveland Ohio bruisers Chimaira has reached its fifteenth anniversary. Released in March March 2007 it was the bands first after exiting their contract with Roadrunner Records, something which the  documentary The Dehumanizing Process had pointed as as

Playthrough: “No Reason To Live” from Chimaira!

Putting the clock back to 2007, Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold has unveiled a guitar playthrough video for “No Reason To Live” from the bands fourth studio album “Resurrection“. The record saw the band make the leap from Roadrunner Records to Nuclear Blast with drummer Kevin Talley (now in Delphian) exit stage left to be replaced

Playthrough: “Stigmurder” from Chimaira!

Continuing his run of guitar playthrough videos for the critically acclaimed 2003 album “The Impossibility Of Reason“, Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold has tuned his ESP LTD KH-602 (that’s the Signature Series Kirk Hammett of Metallica model) into drop C (CGCFAD) for a run on “Stigmurder“. The album that put them on the map after the

Review: “Pass Out Of Existence” by Chimaira (20th Anniversary)

A whirlwind of dark emotions and introspections from Mark Hunter who plays the lover burned by a toxic on-off relationship, suffering depressive moods and suicidal thoughts, “Pass Out of Existence” is the largely overlooked major label debut from Cleveland Ohio bruisers Chimaira, despite selling 44k copies but did lay the ground work for the band

Playthrough: “Stigmurder” from Chimaira!

Chimaira lovers will once again delight as the main man Rob Arnold breaks down “Stigmurder” from their critically acclaimed sophomore album “The Impossibility Of Reason“. That serves not only to keep the bands name alive but also the possibility that should the health of drummer Andols Herrick improve sufficiently that they might one day record