Chimaira have broken up. I wish this wasn’t the case. I really, really dig this band. I’ve enjoyed them since I first heard of them, and enjoy every album they’ve made so far (Ok, the very newest one I haven’t gotten into yet if I’m being honest) and am genuinely sad to see them go.
Their 2009 album The Infection is genuinely a masterpeice, one of my all-time favourite records, and Coming Alive is the best live-product any band has put out so far in my opinion. I saw them live myself once and really enjoyed it.
I can be seen enjoying it, in the Orange Hatebreed t-shirt, here at many points:
I was planning on going and seeing them again soon. Damn.
Boo. Boo, I say!
If you are unfamiliar with them, some of my favourite songs:
And I do mean favourite songs, not even just favourite Chimaira songs, or favourite Metalcore songs, or whatever…
Hopefully they get back together with the classic line-up after a few years of being broken up and the financial situation of Metal bands improved (hey, we can always hope, right?).