Black Map

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Black Map
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Background information
Origin San Francisco, California, United States
Associated acts Dredg, Far, The Trophy Fire
  • Mark Engles
  • Chris Robyn
  • Ben Flanagan

Black Map (stylized as BL∀CK MAP) is an American post-hardcore supergroup based out of San Francisco, California. The trio consists of Ben Flanagan on bass and vocals, Chris Robyn on drums and Mark Engles on guitar. The band most recently has toured with Chevelle,[1] Bush,[2] and Circa Survive.[3]

Black Map formed following a hiatus from the members' respective bands:[4][5] Dredg (guitarist Mark Engles), Far (drummer Chris Robyn), and The Trophy Fire (vocalist/guitarist Ben Flanagan). The band's first release was a four song EP, titled Driver, released in February 2014.[6] On October 27, 2014, the band's debut LP, ...And We Explode, was released through Minus Head Records.[7] Their second full length album, In Droves, was released on March 10, 2017. through their current label EOne.[8] On February 9th 2018 Black Map released a four song EP, titled Trace the Path.



  • Driver (2014)
  • Trace The Path (2018)

Studio albums[edit]

Singles Run Rabbit Run. #31 US mainstream rock charts[9]


  1. ^ "Black Map & The Dead Deads Added To Bush & Chevelle Summer Tour". The PRP. Blastbeat Network. Retrieved November 16, 2016.
  2. ^ "Black Map & The Dead Deads Added To Bush & Chevelle Summer Tour | – Metal And Hardcore News Plus Reviews And More". 2016-06-10. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
  3. ^ "BLACK MAP are Playing Some Shows in Germany with CIRCA SURVIVE". Ryan's Rock Show. 2015-05-22. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
  4. ^ "Interview: Dino Campanella / dredg". RockOko. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
  5. ^ "Interview: Black Map Talk About The Origin of Their Name and Plans For a Full Length - New Noise Magazine". New Noise Magazine. 2014-04-03. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
  6. ^ "Black Map - Driver EP - Reviews - Alternative Press". Alternative Press. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
  7. ^ "...And We Explode by Black Map". iTunes. Apple. Retrieved November 16, 2016.
  8. ^ "Black Map to release new album". Retrieved 2016-12-02.
  9. ^ "Black Map - Chart history | Billboard". Retrieved 2017-06-17.

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