REST IN PEACE: Chimaira (1998-2014)

After facing the troubles of a revolving door lineup for years which eventually led to the recent departure of five of Chimaira‘s six members, founding vocalist Mark Hunter has decided to finally put the band to rest. The band’s official website and Facebook now contain a final message from Hunter which reads: After fifteen full […]

UTG TV: Chimaira At The Gramercy Theatre

“Even though I can smell death, I take steps to avoid it.” Mark the words of Chimaira vocalist Mark Hunter. This July, Chimaira released their seventh studio album, entitled Crown of Phantoms. It had been two years since the band’s last release and featured an entirely different lineup than previous records. Currently, Chimaira only features […]

Asking Alexandria Announce Headlining Tour

Asking Alexandria have announced their next headlining tour which has been dubbed the ‘Don’t Pray For Us’ tour. They will be supported by bands like Whitechapel, Motionless In White, Chimaira and I Killed The Prom Queen. The official tour dates are expected to be announced by the band on March 1, so be sure to […]

Celebrate Christmas With Chimaira

Chimaira has not played a show in the United States this year, but are finally planning to break their streak this December. On December 29, the 13th annual Chimaira Christmas will take place at Cleveland’s House Of Blues. Frontman Mark Hunter commented about the show: “Cleveland’s had Chimaira’s back since the beginning – they’ve weathered the storms- […]

Chimaira Frontman Comments On Band’s Future

Chimaira frontman Mark Hunter has taken to the group’s Facebook with a lengthy update for fans regarding the group’s member changes and outlook on the future. We would generally tease an article like this with details about the band’s recent efforts and projects, but this time I think it’s best to let Mark’s words speak […]

Chimaira Announce New Bassist And Guitarist

Ohio’s Chimaira have revealed two new members of the group and we think you will enjoy this line-up. They have added guitarists Matt Szlachta (Dirge Within) and Jeremy Creamer (Dååth) to the mix. This will definitely influence the band’s sound for the better. Check out the official statements from Chimaira below and comment on if […]

Rob Arnold And Matt DeVries Leave Chimaira

Chimaira vocalist Mark Hunter has unveiled that the group will be losing their guitarists Rob Arnold and Matt DeVries. A loss for them but we are hopefully will recover with two more greats like these guys. UTG will fill you in on the latest happenings of Chimaira soon. Hunter had this to say about Rob […]

Chimaira/ Revocation announce official tour dates

Chimaira and Revocation have announced the entire listing of tour dates for their run with Impending Doom and Rise To Remain. Check them all out by simply clicking past the jump. Let UTG know if you will be attending any of these dates! Tour Dates: 10/12: Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero 10/14: Joliet, IL @ Mojoes […]

Initial Dates For Chimaira & Impending Doom Tour Revealed

This Fall may be the most jam-packed touring season in history. There are not only a ton of tours criss-crossing the country, but every bill comes packed with 5-45 (okay, maybe we’re exaggerating) bands that ensure fans will get their money’s worth. One of the Fall’s most anticipated heavy outings will undoubtedly be Chimaira‘s upcoming […]