Killbot (band)

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Killbot
Killbot.jpg
Killbot photo by Fadewood Studios/Terrence W. Blanton/Devin Taylor
Background information
Genres Dubstep, electronica, drum and bass, moombahton
Years active 2012 (2012)—present
Labels Dim Mak
Associated acts Korn
Website www.killbotofficial.com
Members JDevil (Jonathan Davis)
Nick Suddarth

Killbot is an American electronic dance music trio formed in January 2012.[1] The lineup includes JDevil (Jonathan Davis of Korn and Jonathan Davis and the SFA fame),[2] and Sluggo (Nick Suddarth). Killbot's music is a fusion of dubstep, electro, drum and bass, and moombahton.

History[edit]

The band's first release, "I'll Fuck It", debuted on Spin's official website on September 28, 2012.[3] Another track, "Wrecked", was world premiered on Dubstep.net on October 8, 2012.[4] "Feel Alive" debuted on ARTISTdirect on October 22, 2012.[5] Their debut EP, Sound Surgery, was released via Dim Mak Records on October 22, 2012, peaking at number two on the iTunes dance chart within the first 24 hours of availability.[6] The "Sound Surgery" EP was named #9 on ARTISTdirect Top 10 Albums of 2012.[7]

In April 2014, the trio posted a status update that their next album is currently under production and is nearing completion.[8] The month after, they posted a comment made by Sluggo quoting; "On my way to Los Angeles to Finish the Killbot album, with iwrestledabearonce's Steven Bradley!".[9]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title EP details Peak chart positions
US
Dance

[10]
US
Heat.

[11]
Sound Surgery 13 19

Remixes[edit]

Song Original artist
Coming Undone Korn[12]
Empty Hearted Designer Drugs & Alvin Risk[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Killbot". Dim Mak Records. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  2. ^ "JDevil". Dim Mak Records. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  3. ^ Christopher R. Weingarten (2012-09-28). "Hear Korn Frontman Jonathan Davis' New EDM Project Killbot". Spin. BUZZMEDIA. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  4. ^ "Wrecked by Killbot (Forthcoming on Dim Mak Records) - Dubstep.NET World-Premiere". dubstep.net. 2012-10-08. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  5. ^ "KILLBOT Debut "Feel Alive" on ARTISTdirect.com". ARTISTDirect. 2012-10-22. Retrieved 2012-10-22. 
  6. ^ "Killbot ‘Sound Surgery’ – No. 2 on iTunes Dance & Dirtyphonics Premiere of ‘DIRTY’ w/ Remixes!". electronicdancemusic.com. 2012-10-23. Retrieved 2012-11-04. 
  7. ^ "ARTISTDirect Top 10 Albums of 2012". ARTISTdirect. 2012-12-11. Retrieved 2012-12-12. 
  8. ^ "Album Progress April 2014". Facebook. Killbot. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Steven Bradley". Facebook. Killbot. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 
  10. ^ "Top Electronic Albums – Issue Date: 2012-11-10". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 8, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Top Heatseekers – Issue Date: 2012-11-10". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 8, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Jonathan Davis’ Killbot Remixes Korn’s “Coming Undone”, Free Download/Stream Available". ThePRP.com. The PRP. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  13. ^ "Empty Hearted remix release". Facebook.com. Killbot. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 

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