Scar the Martyr

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Scar the Martyr
OriginUnited States
GenresIndustrial metal, heavy metal
Years active2013–present
LabelsRoadrunner
Associated actsSlipknot, Blood Promise, Darkest Hour, Strapping Young Lad, Zimmers Hole, Tenet, A Cancerous Affair, Blisskill, World Under Blood, Blush Response
Websitehttp://www.scarthemartyr.com/
MembersHenry Derek
Joey Jordison
Kris Norris
Jed Simon
Joey Blush
Kyle Konkiel
Past membersChris Vrenna
 
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Scar the Martyr
OriginUnited States
GenresIndustrial metal, heavy metal
Years active2013–present
LabelsRoadrunner
Associated actsSlipknot, Blood Promise, Darkest Hour, Strapping Young Lad, Zimmers Hole, Tenet, A Cancerous Affair, Blisskill, World Under Blood, Blush Response
Websitehttp://www.scarthemartyr.com/
MembersHenry Derek
Joey Jordison
Kris Norris
Jed Simon
Joey Blush
Kyle Konkiel
Past membersChris Vrenna

Scar the Martyr is an American heavy metal band consisting of Henry Derek, Joey Jordison, Kris Norris, Jed Simon, Kyle Konkiel and Joey Blush.

History[edit]

The band was formed in 2013 as a side project for former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison. The group was announced in April 2013 by Jordison and was shown to feature former Strapping Young Lad guitarist Jed Simon and former Darkest Hour guitarist Kris Norris.[1] In June 2013 the group announced its name and full lineup, which included former Nine Inch Nails drummer Chris Vrenna on keyboards, who only stayed in the band as a session member for the bands début album,[2] and relatively unknown vocalist Henry Derek Bonner.[3] Their first album was released on October 1, 2013.[4]

On the 19th of September 2013 A free online only EP was released for download exclusively through Revolver Magazine's website requiring a password that can be found on Roadrunner Record's website. The EP contained 4 tracks 2 of which were the album tracks "Blood Host" and "Soul Disintegration". The other 2 were exclusive to the EP and not available anywhere else entitled "After The Fall" and "Trinity Of Lies".[5]

Prior to Jordison leaving Slipknot, this was considered a side project, however after he left Slipknot, he stated that his primary focus is now Scar the Martyr, effectively making it his primary project.[6] During touring, bassist Kyle Kokiel (formely of In This Moment) and keyboardist Joey Blush (from Blush Response) joined the band as permanent members.[7]

Members[edit]

Current lineup[7][edit]

Session members[edit]

Discography[edit]

Scar the Martyr discography
Releases
Studio albums1
EPs2
Music videos2

Studio Albums[edit]

YearDetails
2013Scar the Martyr

EPs[edit]

YearDetails
2013Revolver EP[5]
Metal Hammer EP[8]

Music videos[edit]

YearSongAlbumDirectorTypeLink
2013"Blood Host"Scar the MartyrMark Eshleman[9]Performance[1]
"Soul Disintegration"Vlad Tolstov[10]Narrative[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joey Jordison and Jed Simon are Working on a New Project Together MetalSucks April 24, 2013
  2. ^ a b "Scar the Martyrs lineup in the studio for Début album". Blabbermouth.net. Blabbermouth. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Joey Jordison’s New Band Has a Name Now MetalSucks June 21, 2013
  4. ^ Drummer's SCAR THE MARTYR To Release Debut Album In October Blabbermouth.net July 24, 2013
  5. ^ a b "Free Scar The Martyr EP". BlabberMouth. 
  6. ^ "Drummer Joey Jordison leaves Slipknot". Nme.com. NME. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "SCAR THE MARTYR Featuring Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON: Manchester Footage Available". Blabbermouth.net. Blabbermouth. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Scar The Martyr – Metal Hammer Ep". 
  9. ^ Chad Childers (17 September 2013). "SCAR THE MARTYR, ‘BLOOD HOST’ – EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE" (News post). Loudwire.com. Loudwire. Retrieved 25 December 2013. "Director Mark Eshleman let the cameras roll in the band’s Des Moines..." 
  10. ^ "Scar The Martyr - Soul Disintegration [Official Music Video] HD". Vimeo.com. Vlad Tolstov Productions. Retrieved 25 December 2013.