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Egypt Central Biography


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Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee
Years Active: –present
Genres: Post-grunge, Alternative Rock, Hard Rock


Egypt Central is an American alternative metal band formed in 2002 in Memphis, Tennessee. Current members include, vocalist John Falls, drummer Blake Allison, guitarist Jeff James and bassist Joey Chicago.

Egypt Central's self-titled debut album was recorded with producer Josh Abraham in Los Angeles. It experienced many delays, eventually being released by Fat Lady Music in January 2008. The album reached #37 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart. Two singles were released to promote the album, “You Make Me Sick” and “Taking You Down.” “You Make Me Sick” reached #21 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and “Taking You Down” peaked at #37.

Egypt Central completed work on their second studio album entitled, “White Rabbit” in December 2010 with producer Skidd Mills which was released in May 2011. The album's title track was released as the first single, peaking at #20 on the Mainstream Rock chart. On the Billboard Independent Albums chart, “White Rabbit,” reached #12 as well as #78 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart.