Mushroomhead

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Info and Intro

A Heavy Metal band, formed out of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District, they have a reputation for an Avant-Garde sound which takes its influence from Heavy Metal, "Art Rock and Electro-Industrial, they also caught the attention of the Nu Metal / NWOAHM generation.


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Their imagery is also fairly individual, it features masks and costumes, they also have reasonably unique live shows, which are usually performed at smaller venues.

They have shifted over 2 million units worldwide, and have made 8 studio albums and 15 music videos.

Throughout their career, they have been through a number of changes in their lineup, with vocalist Jeffrey Hatrix, keyboardist Tom Schmitz and drummer Steve Felton remaining members from day one.

Albums List

1) Mushroomhead (1995)

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2) Superbuick (1996)

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3) M3 (1999)

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4) XX (2001)

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5) XIII (2003)

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6) Savior Sorrow (2006)

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7) Beautiful Stories for Ugly Children (2010)

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8) The Righteous & the Butterfly (2014)

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Members Name Check

  • Jeffrey Hatrix – vocals (1993–present)
  • Steve Felton – drums (1993–present)
  • Jason Popson – vocals (1993–2004, 2013–present)
  • Rick Thomas – turntables, samples, programming (2001–present); custom percussion (2006–present)
  • Tommy Church – guitar (2012–present)
  • Ryan Farrell – bass (2012–present)
  • Robbie Godsey – custom percussion (2013–present)
  • Jackie LaPonza – vocals (2014–present) (Touring Member)
  • Tom Schmitz – keyboard, samples (1993–2015)
  • John Sekula – guitar (1993–2001; died 2010)
  • Richie Moore – guitar (1993–1999)
  • Joe Kilcoyne – bass (1993–1995)
  • Joe Lenkey – turntables, samples (1993–1995)
  • Jack Kilcoyne – bass (1995–2012)
  • Marko Vukcevich – guitar (2001–2006), samples (1995–2001)
  • Dave Felton – guitar (1999–2012)
  • Waylon Reavis – vocals (2004–2015)
  • Daniel Fox – percussion (2006–2012)

External Links

www.mushroomhead.com

Live in Camden 30/03/16, reviewed and photographed by The Independent Voice