Nailbomb

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This article is about the heavy metal band, for the explosive anti-personnel device, see nail bomb
Nailbomb
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Background information
Origin Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Genres Thrash metal, industrial metal, groove metal, hardcore punk
Years active 1994–1995[1]
Labels Roadrunner
Associated acts Sepultura, Fudge Tunnel, Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, Theory of Ruin
Past members Max Cavalera
Alex Newport

Nailbomb was an English-American metal band. The band was formed as side project by Brazilian musician Max Cavalera of Sepultura, Cavalera Conspiracy and Soulfly and English musician Alex Newport of Fudge Tunnel.[2] The band recorded one studio album, Point Blank, and played one live performance before disbanding.[2]

History[edit]

Nailbomb hosted other musicians to play guest spots, including D.H. Peligro (Dead Kennedys), Max Cavalera's brother Igor Cavalera (Sepultura co-founder), and guitarist Dino Cazares (co-founder and guitarist of Fear Factory).[2] Nailbomb's second album, Proud to Commit Commercial Suicide, was a live recording capturing the band's appearance at the 1995 Dynamo Open Air Festival in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.[2]

Band members[edit]

Members[3]
Session members[3][4]
Live members[3]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
[5]
NLD
[6]
GER
[7]
Point Blank
  • Released: March 8, 1994[8]
  • Label: Roadrunner Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
62 70 63
Live albums
Title Album details
Proud to Commit Commercial Suicide
  • Released: October 24, 1995[9]
  • Label: Roadrunner Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Video albums
Title Album details Sales
Live at Dynamo
  • Released: November 8, 2005[10]
  • Label: Roadrunner Records
  • Formats: DVD

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/nailbomb-mn0000856763/biography
  2. ^ a b c d McIver, Joel (2002). Nu-Metal: The Next Generation of Rock & Punk. Omnibus Press. p. 89. ISBN 0-7119-9209-6. 
  3. ^ a b c "Band List, Industrial Metal, Nailbomb" at spirit-of-metal.com
  4. ^ "Life at Dynamo DVD 2005" at artistdirect.com
  5. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 387. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  6. ^ "Nailbomb Dutch Albums Chart". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  7. ^ "Nailbomb German Albums Chart". musicline.de. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  8. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/point-blank-mw0000111548
  9. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/proud-to-commit-commercial-suicide-mw0000178989
  10. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/live-at-dynamo-dvd-mw0001436523
  11. ^ "SOUNDSCAN Report: SOAD, RUSH, QOTSA, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, OZZFEST, CRADLE OF FILTH". www.blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 

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