Uproar Festival Calls on Jane’s Addiction, Alice in Chains, Coheed and Cambria
: April 23, 2013
This year’s incarnation of the traveling Uproar Festival will feature Jane’s Addiction, Alice in Chains and, Coheed and Cambria.
The fourth annual version of the tour will kic ...
Coheed and Cambria Line Up Club, Theatre Dates
: November 09, 2012
There’s a lot for Coheed and Cambria fans to get excited about right now, including two new albums to be released in less than six months and, now, a new tour.
The headlining ...
Coheed and Cambria Flesh Out Spring Tour Schedule
: March 01, 2012
After already announcing a summer tour supporting Iron Maiden, as well as shows at the Beale Street and Hangout music festivals, Coheed and Cambria have announced a headlining tour ...
Iron Maiden Grab Alice Cooper, Coheed and Cambria for Summer Tour
: February 16, 2012
Iron Maiden will spend most of this summer on the road in North America, and they’re bringing Alice Cooper and Coheed and Cambria along for the ride.
The tour will kick off in ...
coheed and cambria Biography
The American rock band Coheed and Cambria was established in 1995 in Nyack, New York. The music of the group incorporates elements of punk rock, progressive rock, post-hardcore and metal. Current band members include Claudio Sanchez (guitarist, lead vocalist), Josh Eppard (backing vocalist, keyboards, drums), Travis Stever (backing vocalist, guitar, lap steel) and Zach cooper (backing vocalist, bass).
The band's albums are all concept albums, narrating a science fiction story entitled "The Armory Wars." Claudio Sanchez, the band's lead singer, wrote the story. It has been turn into a comic book series and full-length novel. Coheed and Cambria have released three live albums, six studio albums as well as several special-edition sets.
Major influences of the band include Thin Lizzy, Queen, Misfits, The Police, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, in addition to At the Drive-In, a post-hardcore band, Iron Maiden, the heavy metal band, and the punk rock sounds of Bad Brains and the Misfits. The lyrics of Coheed and Cambria are based on Sanchez' story "The Armory Wars." It shares similarities with other stories like Star Wars.
The style of the band is often referred to as progressive rock. Songs like "Three Evils" and "Blood Red Summer" contain pop rock elements and contain original and creative riffs. Their sound has also been characterized as post hardcore and new prog.
The band has received several music awards. In 2004 they were awared two MTVU Woodie Awards for Best Album and Best Live Performance. In 2006 they won the Best Album award from the Metal Hammer Awards. In 2008 they won Best Music Video from the Kerrang! Awards.