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Matt Barlow

Matt Barlow

Real/full name:
Matthew Barlow
53 (born Mar 10th, 1970)
Place of birth:
United States (Biloxi, Mississippi)


Matt is the husband of Kate Barlow, the brother of Jim Barlow, and the brother-in-law of Iced Earth founder Jon Schaffer.


Works for the police force.

He quit Iced Earth in 2003, citing (in former bandmate Jon Schaffer's words) that he'd "be happier doing some good in the real world rather than living the illusion of something as shallow as a 'rock star'". Part of Barlow's official statement to those who'd potentially find his decision difficult to understand at the time: "I feel pity that they must live through ...

Ashes of Ares

Vocals (2012-present)

2013 Ashes of Ares Vocals
2018 Well of Souls Vocals
2020 Throne of Iniquity (EP) Vocals
2022 Emperors and Fools Vocals

First State Force Band


Matt Barlow / Jonah Weingarten


Schaffer / Barlow Project

Vocals (2020)

2020 Winter Nights (EP) Vocals (lead, backing)


Vocals (1988-1993)

1993 Driven by Hate (Demo) Vocals

Iced Earth

Vocals (1993-2003, 2007-2011)

1995 Burnt Offerings Lyrics (track 3), Vocals (lead) (as "Matthew Barlow")
1996 The Dark Saga Vocals (lead), Lyrics (tracks 5, 7) (as "Matthew Barlow")
1997 Days of Purgatory Vocals
1998 Something Wicked This Way Comes Vocals (lead), Lyrics (tracks 1, 5, 7, 8)
1999 The Melancholy E.P. (EP) Vocals (lead)
1999 Alive in Athens (Live album) Vocals (lead)
2001 Horror Show Lyrics (tracks 3-7), Vocals (lead)
2002 Tribute to the Gods Vocals (lead) (as "Matthew Barlow")
2006 Alive in Athens (Video) Vocals (lead)
2008 I Walk Among You (Single) Vocals (lead)
2008 The Crucible of Man (Something Wicked - Part 2) Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 3, 10-12) (as "Matthew Barlow")
2011 Festivals of the Wicked (Video) Vocals (disc 1, tracks 2-17; disc 2, tracks 1-15)
2011 Festivals of the Wicked (Video) Vocals (Tracks 3-1 to 3-4, 3-9 to 3-12)
2020 I Died for You (Single) Vocals
2020 Burnt Offerings (Single) Vocals
2020 Pure Evil (Single) Vocals
2020 Reaping Stone (Single) Vocals
2020 Dracula (Single) Vocals, Lyrics (track 2)
2023 I Walk Among You (EP) Vocals
2023 Hellrider / I Walk Among You (Compilation) Vocals (Tracks 4 to 9)
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Vocals (2007-2008)

2008 Immortal Vocals


2013 Ancestral Energy Vocals
2015 The Furthest Reaches Vocals (as "The Keepers")

Iced Earth

2003 The Reckoning (EP) Vocals (backing)
2004 The Glorious Burden Vocals (backing)


2020 Epitaph Vocals (track 12)

Iced Earth

2004 The Glorious Burden Lyrics (tracks 4, 7)


2008 Immortal Producer (vocals)
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