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Chimaira

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Cleveland, Ohio
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1998
Genre:
Groove/Nu-Metal/Metalcore
Lyrical themes:
Misanthropy, Hatred, Personal Struggles, Stress
Last label:
eOne
Years active:
1998-2014, 2017
Chimaira started off primarily playing nu metal, but later shifted their sound to a more groove metal-oriented style as first heard evident on their second album, The Impossibility of Reason. Vocalist Mark Hunter hated the band being labelled as "nu metal/rap metal" with the statement "People were comparing us to Korn, but we never came from anywhere like that... we grew up on Slayer, Machine ...
Last known
Rob Arnold Guitars (lead) (1998-2011, 2017)
See also: WretchedPain, The Elite, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Common Thread, ex-Sanctum
Mark Hunter Vocals (1998-2014, 2017)
See also: ex-High Point, ex-Roadrunner United, ex-Skipline, ex-The Demonic Knights of Aberosh
Jim LaMarca Bass (2000-2010, 2017)
See also: ex-Sacrifix, Highpoint, ex-Skipline, ex-Tenafly Viper
Chris Spicuzza Keyboards, Electronics, Programming, Vocals (backing) (2001-2011, 2017)
Matt DeVries Guitars (2002-2011, 2017)
See also: ex-Nitro (live), ex-Ringworm, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Lamb of God (live), ex-Unearth (live), ex-Fear Factory, ex-Ascension, ex-DescEnsioN
Austin D'Amond Drums (2011-2014, 2017)
See also: DevilDriver, Bleed the Sky, The Elite, ex-Enfuneration
Past
Andrew "AE" Ermlick Bass (1998-1999)
Andols Herrick Drums (1998-2003, 2006-2010, 2017)
See also: ex-Roadrunner United, ex-The Demonic Knights of Aberosh
Jason Genaro Drums (1998)
Jason Hager Guitars (lead) (1998-1999), Guitars (rhythm) (1999-2002)
See also: ex-Years of Fire, ex-Ascension (USA)
Rob Lesniak Bass (2000)
See also: Order 66, ex-Sodomized, ex-Embalmer, ex-Limbsplitter, ex-Necrotic Disgorgement, ex-Nunslaughter, ex-Thou Shalt Not (live), ex-Afterlight, ex-Decrepit, ex-Dislimb
Richard Evensand Drums (2003-2004)
See also: Demonoid, Reignsaw, Sorcerer, ex-Dog Faced Gods, ex-Ebony Tears, ex-Southpaw, Toehider, ex-Sectu, ex-Therion, ex-Black Majesty (live), ex-Soilwork (live)
Kevin Talley Drums (2004-2006)
See also: 13 Dead, Busted Guts, Criminal Element, Embrace the Dawn, Feared, Grot, Instigate, Martyred, Nothnegal, Snipers of Babel, Sylencer, The Bastard Within, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Castrofate, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Suffocation, ex-Them, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-Worlds Divide, ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Gath, ex-Knuckle Deep
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)
Matt Szlachta Guitars (2011-2014)
See also: Broken Hope, ex-Dirge Within
Sean Zatorsky Keyboards, Electronics, Programming, Vocals (backing) (2011-2014)
See also: Nekrotik Flesh, Sinsaenum, WretchedPain, Dååth
Past (Live)
Emil Werstler Guitars (rhythm) (2009)
See also: Levi / Werstler, Dååth, Austrian Death Machine (live), ex-Dirtnap, ex-Unearth (live)
Rob Arnold Guitars (lead) (1998-2011, 2017)
See also: WretchedPain, The Elite, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Common Thread, ex-Sanctum
Mark Hunter Vocals (1998-2014, 2017)
See also: ex-High Point, ex-Roadrunner United, ex-Skipline, ex-The Demonic Knights of Aberosh
Jim LaMarca Bass (2000-2010, 2017)
See also: ex-Sacrifix, Highpoint, ex-Skipline, ex-Tenafly Viper
Chris Spicuzza Keyboards, Electronics, Programming, Vocals (backing) (2001-2011, 2017)
Matt DeVries Guitars (2002-2011, 2017)
See also: ex-Nitro (live), ex-Ringworm, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Lamb of God (live), ex-Unearth (live), ex-Fear Factory, ex-Ascension, ex-DescEnsioN
Austin D'Amond Drums (2011-2014, 2017)
See also: DevilDriver, Bleed the Sky, The Elite, ex-Enfuneration
Andrew "AE" Ermlick Bass (1998-1999)
Andols Herrick Drums (1998-2003, 2006-2010, 2017)
See also: ex-Roadrunner United, ex-The Demonic Knights of Aberosh
Jason Genaro Drums (1998)
Jason Hager Guitars (lead) (1998-1999), Guitars (rhythm) (1999-2002)
See also: ex-Years of Fire, ex-Ascension (USA)
Rob Lesniak Bass (2000)
See also: Order 66, ex-Sodomized, ex-Embalmer, ex-Limbsplitter, ex-Necrotic Disgorgement, ex-Nunslaughter, ex-Thou Shalt Not (live), ex-Afterlight, ex-Decrepit, ex-Dislimb
Richard Evensand Drums (2003-2004)
See also: Demonoid, Reignsaw, Sorcerer, ex-Dog Faced Gods, ex-Ebony Tears, ex-Southpaw, Toehider, ex-Sectu, ex-Therion, ex-Black Majesty (live), ex-Soilwork (live)
Kevin Talley Drums (2004-2006)
See also: 13 Dead, Busted Guts, Criminal Element, Embrace the Dawn, Feared, Grot, Instigate, Martyred, Nothnegal, Snipers of Babel, Sylencer, The Bastard Within, Dååth, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Castrofate, ex-Consumned, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Implore, ex-Misery Index, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Suffocation, ex-Them, ex-WretchedPain, ex-Absence of the Sacred (live), ex-Battlecross (live), ex-Cattle Decapitation (live), ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Hate Eternal (live), ex-M.O.D. (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-The Red Chord (live), ex-Worlds Divide, ex-All the Way to the Bank, ex-Gath, ex-Knuckle Deep
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)
Matt Szlachta Guitars (2011-2014)
See also: Broken Hope, ex-Dirge Within
Sean Zatorsky Keyboards, Electronics, Programming, Vocals (backing) (2011-2014)
See also: Nekrotik Flesh, Sinsaenum, WretchedPain, 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: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2003-05-07 14:29:29 Last modified on: 2020-07-28 13:23:30