Saturday, 22nd March 2014
The Underworld, 174 Camden High Street, Camden, NW1 0NEChimaira (pronounced /kaɪˈmɪərə/) is an American metal band from Cleveland, Ohio, formed in 1998
The band is a notable member of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal
Their band name is derived from the word Chimera, a monstrous creature in Greek mythology
They play a style of mainly groove metal, with some metalcore, industrial metal, and death metal influences
For more than a decade, Chimaira has been imposing its gravity on the metal community by continually touring the globe and selling more than a million albums worldwide
Their brand of heavy music has evolved and transcended both itself and the trends while maintaining its persistent, bludgeoning force
In 2013, Chimaira continues to direct the masses & define a dark future with their new album, "Crown of Phantoms."