|Origin||Davison, Michigan United States|
|Labels||Equal Vision, Warner Bros.|
|Associated acts||Cinematic Sunrise, Isles & Glaciers, The Sound of Animals Fighting, D.R.U.G.S., Yesterdays Rising, In Fear and Faith|
|Past members||Derrick Frost|
Chiodos (pronounced // chee-OH-dohz) is an American post hardcore band. They formed in Davison, Michigan in 2001. The band was first known as "The Chiodos Bros." This was a tribute to the filmmakers Stephen, Charles, and Edward Chiodo. Chiodos released their first full-length album on July 26, 2005. It was titled All's Well That Ends Well. Their second album was titled Bone Palace Ballet.
It was released in North America on September 4, 2007. Later on, Warner Bros. Records released Bone Palace Ballet in the United Kingdom on January 26, 2009. It debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200.
It also reached number 1 on the Independent Albums chart. In 2010, they released their third studio titled Illuminaudio. This is the first album without lead vocalist Craig Owens. Chiodos has not said why they let Owens leave the band. On February 2, 2010, Chiodos announced Brandon Bolmer from Yesterday's Rising would be their new lead vocalist. Illuminaudio has received very positive reviews. It reached #37 on the Billboard 200 and #5 on Top Alternative Albums.
Band members[change | change source]
- Pat McManaman - rhythm guitar (since 2001)
- Bradley Bell - keyboards, synthesizers, piano, backing vocals (since 2001)
- Matt Goddard - bass guitar (since 2001)
- Jason Hale - lead guitar (since 2004)
- Brandon Bolmer - lead vocals (since 2010)
- Tanner Wayne - drums (since 2010)
- Craig Owens - lead vocals (2001–2009)
- Crosby Clark - drums (2002–2004)
- Dane Spencer - lead guitar (2002–2003)
- Patrick "Chip" Kelly - lead guitar (2003–2004)
- Derrick Frost - drums (2004–2009)
- Mike Catalano - drums (2009)
Discography[change | change source]
- The Chiodos Bros. (2001)
- The Best Way to Ruin Your Life (2002)
- The Heartless Control Everything (2003)
- Studio albums
References[change | change source]
- "Chiodos - Bone Palace Ballet + Tour Dates | rock". ilikemusic.com. 2009-02-23. Retrieved 2010-06-27.
- "Chiodos Announce UK Release For Bone Palace Bullet And February Tour Dates". Komodo Rock. 2009-01-23. Retrieved 2010-06-27.
- "Chiodos 'Bone Palace Ballet Grand Coda' album". Musicremedy.com. 2008-10-28. Retrieved 2010-06-27.
- (Created by Dionna Lashley) lead singer stated himself while being interviewed by Alternative Press (Alternative Press Podcast #18)
- "Chiodos - Main". MTV. Retrieved December 14, 2007.
- Billboard.com - Artist Chart History - Chiodos
- Sciarretto, Amy (August 19, 2010). "Chiodos, 'Illuminaudio' -- New Album". Noisecreep. AOL Music. Retrieved August 19, 2010.