Tag Archives: Scar the Martyr

Top 7 metal debut albums of 2013

Posted by on January 31, 2023

  2013 was a year full of exciting releases in the Metal scene. Black Sabbath dropped their last full-length album to date, “13”, re-uniting the classic lineup of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler (sans Bill Ward due to health reasons) after some 35-odd years. Ghost continued to raise eyebrows with their sophomore effort […]

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Guitarist Kris Norris calls out Joey Jordison after Vimic departure

Posted by on November 11, 2016

A few months back, ex-Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison announced his new band Vimic which was formed out of the ashes of his previous Scar the Martyr. The band has been revealing big plans of releasing a new album at some point next year, and even a world tour which includes a European run that will […]

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Vimic see everything in new video

Posted by on May 16, 2016

A few weeks ago, We got to hear the first new music from Vimic, the band formed from the ashes of Scar the Martyr. The band, essentially founded by former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison, features the majority of StM’s lineup, but with a different singer, Kalen Chase. The band debuted a song called “Simple Skeletons” […]

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Joey Jordison rebrands Scar the Martyr as VIMIC, debuts new song

Posted by on May 5, 2016

For a while, drummer Joey Jordison was synonymous with Slipknot. Then he left the band (or was pushed) in 2013 and started his own project, Scar the Martyr. The band released an album, toured, then singer Henry Derek joined Act of Defiance, a band with former Megadeth members. StM’s keyboard player also left, which gave Jordison […]

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Act of Defiance defiantly streaming debut album

Posted by on August 20, 2015

Less than a year after leaving Megadeth, guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover formed a new band and are now streaming their debut album Birth and the Burial. Due out August 21 (pre-order here) on Metal Blade, this is the first release from group, which also features vocalist Henry Derek from Scar the Martyr and bassist Matt Bachand from Shadows Fall. Said Shawn Drover of the […]

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Act of Defiance (post-Megadeth/Scar the Martyr/Shadows Fall) unveil new song

Posted by on July 14, 2015

The metal world was thrown for a loop last year when Megadeth’s guitarist, Chris Broderick and drummer, Shawn Drover, abruptly left the band. It was then revealed that the two would be joining former Scar the Martyr singer Henry Derek and Shadows Fall bassist Matt Bachand for a new band Act of Defiance. With the […]

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Dave Mustaine calls out the “two quitters” in Golden God acceptance speech

Posted by on June 16, 2015

Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine was already crowned this year’s “Golden God,” by Metal Hammer Magazine, and last night he was able to give his acceptance speech (after shooting a few selfies). Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian introduced Mustaine, who gave a quick speech that will surely ruffle some heavy metal feathers. Said Mustaine upon accepting his “Golden God” award, “I made […]

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Former Megadeth members commit Act of Defiance

Posted by on February 26, 2015

We’d known that former Megadeth members Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover, after leaving the band last year, had formed a new project. Then we’d learned that former Scar the Martyr singer Henry Derek and current Shadows Fall bassist Matt Bachand had joined the project. Now the band has a name, Act of Defiance, and a […]

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Drover and Broderick find their bass player

Posted by on January 26, 2015

Drummer Shawn Drover and guitarist Chris Broderick, both formerly of Megadeth, have finally found a bass player for their new band. It’s Matt Bachand, the founding rhythm guitarist of Shadows Fall. Said Drover, in the statement to BraveWords: “I am leaving on Saturday for Hartford, CT, to begin drum tracks on the new record I am doing with […]

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Scar the Martyr are doing something

Posted by on January 14, 2015

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison’s project Scar the Martyr. In fact, the most we’d heard about it was that lead singer Henry Derek Bonner had left the band (speaking of which, he’s doing ok following the car accident he was in earlier this week). It appears […]

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