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Chimaira

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Cleveland, Ohio
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1998
Genre:
Groove/Post-Thrash Metal/Metalcore
Lyrical themes:
Misanthropy, Internal Struggles, Hatred
Last label:
E1 Entertainment
Years active:
1998-2014
Chimaira originally started as a nu-metal band, but later shifted to a groove metal/metalcore sound by their second album. The frontman Mark Hunter hated being labelled as "nu-metal/rap metal" because he claims that "People were comparing us to Korn, but we never came from anywhere like that... we grew up on Slayer, Machine Head, Metallica, In Flames... we basically grew up listening to true ...
Last known
Mark Hunter Vocals (1998-2014)
See also: ex-High Point, ex-Roadrunner United, ex-Skipline, ex-The Demonic Knights of Aberosh
Past
Andrew "AE" Ermlick Bass (1998-1999)
Jason Genaro Drums (1998)
Andols Herrick Drums (1998-2003, 2006-2010)
See also: ex-Roadrunner United, ex-The Demonic Knights of Aberosh
Jason Hager Guitars (lead) (1998-1999), Guitars (rhythm) (1999-2002)
See also: ex-Years of Fire, ex-Ascension (USA)
Rob Arnold Guitars (lead) (1998-2011)
See also: The Elite, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Common Thread, ex-Sanctum
Rob Lesniak Bass (2000)
See also: Limbsplitter, Order 66, ex-Embalmer, ex-Necrotic Disgorgement, ex-Thou Shalt Not (live), ex-Nunslaughter, ex-Afterlight, ex-Decrepit, ex-Dislimb
Jim LaMarca Bass (2000-2010)
See also: ex-Sacrifix, Highpoint, ex-Skipline, ex-Tenafly Viper
Chris Spicuzza Electronics, Vocals (backing) (2002-2011)
Matt DeVries Guitars (2002-2011)
See also: ex-Fear Factory, ex-Ringworm, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Lamb of God (live), ex-Unearth (live), ex-Ascension, ex-DescEnsioN
Richard Evensand Drums (2003-2004)
See also: Demonoid, Sectu, ex-Dog Faced Gods, ex-Ebony Tears, ex-Southpaw, Toehider, ex-Sorcerer, ex-Therion, ex-Black Majesty (live), ex-Soilwork (live)
Kevin Talley Drums (2004-2006)
See also: Castrofate, Feared, Grot, Nothnegal, Suffocation, Sylencer, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misanthrope Monarch, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Throes (live)
Jeremy Creamer Bass (2011-2014)
See also: Dååth
Emil Werstler Bass (2011-2012), Guitars (2012-2014)
See also: Levi / Werstler, Dååth, Austrian Death Machine (live), ex-Dirtnap, ex-Unearth (live)
Austin D'amond Drums (2011-2014)
See also: DevilDriver, Bleed the Sky, The Elite, ex-Enfuneration
Matt Szlachta Guitars (2011-2014)
See also: Broken Hope, ex-Dirge Within
Sean Zatorsky Keyboards (2011-2014)
See also: Dååth
Past (Live)
Emil Werstler Guitars (rhythm) (2009)
See also: Levi / Werstler, Dååth, Austrian Death Machine (live), ex-Dirtnap, ex-Unearth (live)
Mark Hunter Vocals (1998-2014)
See also: ex-High Point, ex-Roadrunner United, ex-Skipline, ex-The Demonic Knights of Aberosh
Andrew "AE" Ermlick Bass (1998-1999)
Jason Genaro Drums (1998)
Andols Herrick Drums (1998-2003, 2006-2010)
See also: ex-Roadrunner United, ex-The Demonic Knights of Aberosh
Jason Hager Guitars (lead) (1998-1999), Guitars (rhythm) (1999-2002)
See also: ex-Years of Fire, ex-Ascension (USA)
Rob Arnold Guitars (lead) (1998-2011)
See also: The Elite, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Common Thread, ex-Sanctum
Rob Lesniak Bass (2000)
See also: Limbsplitter, Order 66, ex-Embalmer, ex-Necrotic Disgorgement, ex-Thou Shalt Not (live), ex-Nunslaughter, ex-Afterlight, ex-Decrepit, ex-Dislimb
Jim LaMarca Bass (2000-2010)
See also: ex-Sacrifix, Highpoint, ex-Skipline, ex-Tenafly Viper
Chris Spicuzza Electronics, Vocals (backing) (2002-2011)
Matt DeVries Guitars (2002-2011)
See also: ex-Fear Factory, ex-Ringworm, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Lamb of God (live), ex-Unearth (live), ex-Ascension, ex-DescEnsioN
Richard Evensand Drums (2003-2004)
See also: Demonoid, Sectu, ex-Dog Faced Gods, ex-Ebony Tears, ex-Southpaw, Toehider, ex-Sorcerer, ex-Therion, ex-Black Majesty (live), ex-Soilwork (live)
Kevin Talley Drums (2004-2006)
See also: Castrofate, Feared, Grot, Nothnegal, Suffocation, Sylencer, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misanthrope Monarch, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Throes (live)
Jeremy Creamer Bass (2011-2014)
See also: Dååth
Emil Werstler Bass (2011-2012), Guitars (2012-2014)
See also: Levi / Werstler, Dååth, Austrian Death Machine (live), ex-Dirtnap, ex-Unearth (live)
Austin D'amond Drums (2011-2014)
See also: DevilDriver, Bleed the Sky, The Elite, ex-Enfuneration
Matt Szlachta Guitars (2011-2014)
See also: Broken Hope, ex-Dirge Within
Sean Zatorsky Keyboards (2011-2014)
See also: Dååth
Past
Emil Werstler Guitars (rhythm) (2009)
See also: Levi / Werstler, Dååth, Austrian Death Machine (live), ex-Dirtnap, ex-Unearth (live)
Added by: UltraBoris Modified by: extreme Sounds Blog
Added on: 2003-05-07 14:29:29 Last modified on: 2015-07-30 01:48:19