Droid (band)

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Droid
Origin Long Beach, California, United States
Genres Groove metal , metalcore
Years active 1997 - 2010
Labels Emotional Syphon Recordings
Associated acts The Deadlights Corporate Avenger
Website Official site
Members Jamie Teissere
Bruce Childress
Nick McWells
Ryan Burchfield
Past members Duke
James Eason
Dirt E
Bryan
FIL

Droid (sometimes typeset as -D-R-O-I-D- or DROID as to fit their official logo) is an American Heavy metal/Death metal band from Long Beach, California. They are currently signed to Korn member James "Munky" Shaffer's record label Emotional Syphon Records. The band was signed to the record label after Shaffer watched them perform live at the world renowned Whiskey-A-Go-Go.[1] The band would also accompany Korn and Limp Bizkit on their 2003 Back 2 Basic's tour, as well as the 2006 and 2007 installments of the Family Values Tour.[2] Droid have also worked as the backing musician's for Korn bassist Fieldy's side project Fieldy's Dreams.[3] The band has been voted 2007 newcomer of the year at The Gauntlet, and the music video for Fueled By Hate was voted the No. 11 video of 2007 on MTV2's Headbangers Ball.[4][5] It has been recently announced by the band that Duke has left DROID. They have acquired new bassist Ryan Burchfield. Droid has released a single available for download, "Condemn the Weak" on Droidmusic.com. Droid's song God of Anger was featured on the FOX television series Bones in Season 4 episode 21.[6] The band is currently on indefinite hiatus, focusing on other elements in their personal lives.

Discography[edit]

Title Release date Label Tracklisting
Demo 2001 Independent Tracklisting

1.Burning Skies
2.Escpae
3.Induce
4.Dissolve

Demo 2002 Independent Tracklisting

1.Leave This Behind

Arizona EP 2002 Independent Tracklisting

1.Priceless
2.Escpae
3.Silence
4.This Day
5.Four Walls Black

Swallow the Cure 2003 Independent Tracklisting

1.Swallow the cure
2.Four Walls Black
3.Leave This Behind
4.Delay
5.Silence
6.Dissolve
7.Priceless
8.Escape
9.This Day
10.Burning Skies
11.Instrumental

Swallow the Cure 2006 Emotional Syphon Records
Droid July 10, 2007 Emotional Syphon Records Tracklisting

1.The Resurrection
2.Fueled By Hate
3.God Of Anger
4.Built To Last
5.No Gods No Masters
6.Withdrawals Of Me
7.Vengeance Is Mine
8.For The Following
9.Behind Dead Eyes
10.Salt The Graves
11.Together We Die
12. My Oath

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Members[edit]

Current line-up[edit]

Jamie Teissere – guitar (1997 - current)
Bruce Childress - guitar (1997 - current)
Nick McWells – drums (2005 - current)
Ryan Burchfield - bass (2007 - current)

Ex-members[edit]

James Eason – vocals (1997–2010)
Duke - bass (2005–2007)
Fil Rebellato - drums (2002–2004)
Bryan - bass (2002–2004)
Dirt E - bass (2001, 2004–2005) Alan Mendoza(Band Founder) - Bass guitar (1996–2000)

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