Citizenship : United States
Nu - metal from a provincial American town Peoria (Illinois) gathered his gang in 1996. In order to somehow stand out from the crowd of guys we took them silly nicknames - Kad (Chad Gray, vocals), Gurrg (Greg Tribett, guitar), char (Matt McDonough, drums).
Nymetallers provincial American town Peoria (Illinois) gathered his gang in 1996. In order to somehow stand out from the crowd of guys we took them silly nicknames - Kad (Chad Gray, vocals), Gurrg (Greg Tribett, guitar), char (Matt McDonough, drums). Who was the first bass player - it is unknown, but it is not so important ,because it was soon replaced by Riknov (Ryan Martini) . The first album, "Kill I Oughta" they released on their money in 1997. What a violent reaction from the audience, this release is not caused, and "Mudvayne" made a major breakthrough in 2000 after concluding a contract with "Epic Records".
For the recording of the album "L.D.50 " (translation - a lethal dose for 50 people out of 100) , the band went to Vancouver, where he enrolled at the disposal of Garth Richardson, known for his work with " Kittie " and " Rage against the machine ".
The material for the songs of this album was inspired by Stanley Kubrick film " 2001 : A Space Odyssey. " The recording process was moving very hard, But the guys did their best, and it was deservedly appreciated by the public. The album debuted at the 113th position of the charts "Billboard", and some time later, its circulation exceeded half a million mark. "Mudvayne" made a global tour of the States in the company of colleagues "Slipknot" workshop, which added them to the next portion of popularity.Incidentally, in the scenic image of the group it was similar to slipknotovtsev his aggressive make-up and fancy costumes.
In 2001, the team was invited to participate in the festival "Ozzfest". Besides "Mudvayne" part of the company "System of a down" all the same "Slipknot" on tour "Pledge Of Allegience".Based on this tour was released live album assembly, which includes two tracks madveynovtsev - "Under My Skin" and "Pharamaecopia".
After that they visited England, where he warmed up "One minute silence". In the wake of the growing popularity of the group "Epic Records" re-released "Kill I Oughta" under the new name "Beginning Of All Things To End",supplementing it with a couple of new tracks, "L.D. 50 " and "Dig". Incidentally, the video shot for the last song received the 2001 prize of "MTV2 Video Award". In 2002, "Mudvayne" recorded a new album, "The End Of All Things To Come". Work on the plate was the active participation of prog -rock producer David Botrilla ("King Crimson", "Tool"),and this is reflected in the sound of the album. disk style can be described as a cross between Ny and progressive metal.
Especially interesting to have the composition "World So Cold", "Shadow of a Man", "Not Falling", "(Per) Version of Truth", "Mercy, Severity" and "A Key to Nothing".In the first week sales of 80,000 copies was sold out "The End Of All Things To Come", and broke the record in the top twenty charts billbordovskih.