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Chimaira


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Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Years Active: Since 1998
Genres: Metalcore, Groove Metal, Nu Metal

Chimaira is an American heavy metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1998, the group is a notable member of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal scene. The band's name is derived from the word Chimera, a monstrous creature in Greek mythology. Their musical style is mainly groove metal, tied-along with metalcore, industrial metal, nu metal and death metal influences. Their first release was the independently issued 2000 debut EP, “This Present Darkness,” which sold 10,000 copies. After signing to Roadrunner Records, they released a 14-track debut full-length, “Pass out of Existence,” in August 2001. In May 2003, the band released their next album “The Impossibility of Reason... Continue Bio >>


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