Spider One

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Spider One
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Background information
Birth name Michael David Cummings
Also known as Spider One, Spyder Zombie, MC Spider
Born (1968-08-25) August 25, 1968 (age 46)
Haverhill, Massachusetts, U.S.
Genres Hard rock, alternative metal, industrial metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, writer, producer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1990–present
Associated acts Powerman 5000, Rob Zombie, White Zombie
Website http://www.powerman5000.com

Michael David Cummings, better known by his stage name Spider One, (born August 25, 1968) is a musician; the lead singer, founding and only consistent member of the Boston-based metal band Powerman 5000, host of FEARnet.com's "on the fly", and owner of Megatronic Records. His most notable hit to-date has been "When Worlds Collide", featured on Tonight the Stars Revolt!.

Spider One is the brother of singer/filmmaker Rob Zombie. He hopes to enter the field of filmmaking as well. Spider's television series Death Valley aired on MTV in 2011.[1] Rob and Spider's styles have often been a source for comparison.

Early life[edit]

Michael David Cummings was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, he is the second of two sons. His older brother Robert Bartleh Cummings was born on January 12, 1965 and is better known as Rob Zombie, musician and film director.

In 1991, Cummings dropped out of art school, bought a cheap 4-track home studio and drum machine and recorded Much Evil with producer Lamar Lowder. Building on local success, Spider One's band Powerman 5000 was born.

Style[edit]

Spider's vocalization style is based in spoken word or chanting.[2]

Discography[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Death Valley Producer 12 Episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ DiVincenzo, Alex (November 2, 2009). "Spider One Interview". Horror-101.com. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 
  2. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/tonight-the-stars-revolt-r423738/review

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