Tag Archives: Dez Fafara

Interview: DevilDriver’s Davier Perez discusses tour life challenges, road playlists, and favorite eats

Posted by on October 30, 2023

  DevilDriver just wrapped up the second leg of their Double Trouble tour with Cradle of Filth. Metal Insider caught up with drummer Davier Perez to discuss road life, post pandemic touring challenges, favorite eats, and more.    How has the tour been so far? So far I have been having a blast, playing in […]

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Dez Fafara set to release autobiography ‘Loco: Chaos, Calamity, And Coal Chamber’ in September

Posted by on May 10, 2023

  Get ready to dive into the world of Dez Fafara, the legendary frontman of Coal Chamber and DevilDriver. On September 15th, Rare Bird Books will release the first volume of his highly anticipated autobiography, co-written by Fafara and accomplished writer Joel McIver. Titled ‘Loco: Chaos, Calamity, And Coal Chamber,’ this book will take readers […]

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Devildriver announce lineup changes; hint at upcoming fall tour

Posted by on July 20, 2022

  Devildriver have revealed changes to their lineup! Following the departure of bassist Diego’  Ashes’ Ibarra, these groove metal giants welcomed original bassist Jon Miller after over a decade-long absence. Additionally, the band has recruited guitarist Alex Lee (Holy Grail) to the fold, officially replacing Neal Tiemann. The current lineup now consists of Dez Fafara […]

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DevilDriver’s Dez Fafara reveals 10 Songs he’s most proud of writing

Posted by on December 1, 2020

    Dez Fafara of DevilDriver and Coal Chamber shared the top 10 songs he’s most proud of with Metal Hammer and provided explanations for each track. Making the cut was Coal Chamber’s “Loco” with Fafara citing it as the song that got them signed. “I genuinely believe that ‘Loco‘ is the reason Coal Chamber […]

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Devildriver are “Wishing” on new song

Posted by on September 25, 2020

  Devildriver have released their fourth single, “Wishing” from their upcoming album Dealing With Demons I scheduled for Friday October 2nd via Napalm Records. Frontman Dez Fafara spoke about writing the song with American Songwriter and how it tackles loneliness after finding out his wife Anahstasia Fafara was diagnosed with skin cancer. Fortunately, the cancer was removed during […]

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Devildriver drop new video for “Nest Of Vipers”

Posted by on August 13, 2020

Devildriver are gearing up to release their upcoming double album, Dealing With Demons and have dropped their third single, “Nest of Vipers.” Lending a hand with the lyrics was guitarist Neal Tiemann, which is the first time in the band’s career where frontman and mastermind, Dez Fafara wasn’t the sole lyricist. “This is my first co-written lyric on […]

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Mushroomhead & Drowning Pool to replace DevilDriver on upcoming Static-X tour

Posted by on October 24, 2019

DevilDriver has announced that they will be dropping off from the fall 2019 leg of Static-X’s “Wisconsin Death Trip” 20th-anniversary tour. The band had also dropped out from the first-ever Megadeth Cruise. Frontman Dez Fafara will be taking care of his wife, Anahstasia as she battles her fight with cancer. Dez went ahead and posted the following […]

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Static-X’s ‘Wisconsin Death Trip’ 20th Anniversary tour is the nostalgia every nu-metalhead needs right now

Posted by on June 20, 2019

Yes, the metal community can be split between nu metal and everything else. However, if you include every single subgenre in metal, there are many different flavors not everyone will agree on. WIth that being said, Static-X kicked off the Wisconsin Death Trip 20th anniversary tour (check out the second leg of dates here) on […]

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Dez Fafara calls shenanigans amidst Coal Chamber reunion rumors

Posted by on May 16, 2019

DevilDriver frontman Dez Fafara has responded to reports of a Coal Camber reunion calling one report “So far off base,” using #Clickbait to punctuate his point. The reports originated when Fafara posted a cryptic Tweet that said: “Few guests coming up in LA that might know those tunes real well and 90 tickets left FAIR […]

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Coal Chamber members reunite in LA

Posted by on May 13, 2019

It seems Devildriver frontman Dez Fafara had a fun Friday night as he met up with his former Coal Chamber bandmates guitarist Miguel “Meegs” Rascón and bassist Nadja Peulen. Fafara posted the picture on his instagram captioning “About last night ‘WE’ …have no apologies.” Peulen also shared the same picture with her Instagram and wrote: […]

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