Posts Tagged ‘Chimaira’

NEWS: Chimaira call it a day!

After a rather turbulent week in which all members but vocalist Mark Hunter departed from the band, metalcore heavyweights Chimaira have decided to call it a day. The band posted a statement via their Facebook page regarding the split which you can read below:

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NEWS: Rise To Remain replace Chimaira for Takedown Festival 2014!

British metalcore troupe Rise To Remain have stepped in to replace Chimaira‘s slot at this month’s Takedown Festival, who have regretably been forced to pull out of their entire UK/EU headline tour due to vocalist Mark Hunter falling ill. You can read a statement from Mark below:

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NEWS: Takedown Festival confirms six more acts for 2014, inculding Kids In Glass Houses, Jamie Lenman and Chimaira!

Southampton’s Takedown Festival has released the names of six more bands confirmed to play their 2014 event. Check out the new additions and full lineup so far below.

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NEWS: Roadrunner Records to release ‘XXX: Three Decades Of Roadrunner Records’ boxset!

Roadrunner Records are celebrating over thirty years as one of the most highly regarded labels in heavy metal and hard rock history by releasing a 4CD boxset, titled ‘XXX: Three Decades Of Roadrunner Records’, which will be released on September 30th 2013. The tracklisting can be viewed below:

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ALBUM: Chimaira – Crown Of Phantoms

Release Date: July 30th, 2013
Label: E1 Music


Chimaira return with yet another new line-up but a revitalised sound that packs a fearsome punch, loaded with grooves and unyielding brutality. Now, Chimaira are a band that have been around since the infamous New Wave of American Heavy Metal, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Lamb Of God, Machine Head and Killswitch Engage, to name but a few. During this time, they carved out a name for themselves with their trademarked brand of groove-laden heaviness, culminating in a catalogue of metal anthems, including 2007’s critically acclaimed, ‘Resurrection’.

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VIDEO: Chimaira – All That’s Left Is Blood

Metalcore heroes Chimaira have released the video for their new track ‘All That’s Left Is Blood’. Give it a watch below.

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NEWS: Chimaira post trailer for upcoming album, ‘Crown Of Phantoms’!

Metallers Chimaira have posted a trailer for their upcoming new album ‘Crown Of Phantoms’. Check it out below.

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NEWS: Revoker to support Chimaira on March UK tour!

Welsh metalheads Revoker are excited to announce they’ll be hitting the road in March in support of Chimaira for their headline UK tour. All 17 dates of the run can be found below:

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ALBUM: Chimaira – The Age Of Hell

Release Date: August 16th, 2011
Label: Nuclear Blast Records


Chimaira have been top of the heavy metal scene for some time now with their instantly recognisable and suitably epic sound. They are one of the hardest working bands around as ‘The Age Of Hell’ is their tenth record. For someone who hasn’t listened to them before, this isn’t your generic metalcore, there is something almost operatic about their sound with soaring guitar riffs and solos, heavy blast beat drumming and vocals that are both throat-shredding and harmonious making for a truly interesting listen.

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NEWS: Hammerfest IV announce their first five bands!

The forthcoming Hammerfest have announced the first five bands on their line-up for the 2012 weekend (March 16th-17th). Bands announced for the festival thus far are Anthrax, Paradise Lost, Chimaira, Lawnmower Deth and Fury UK.

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