Elijah Blue Allman
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|Elijah Blue Allman|
|Also known as||P. Exeter Blue|
|Born||July 10, 1976|
|Origin||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Genres||Rock, industrial metal, nu metal|
|Associated acts||Deadsy, Elijah Blue and the Trapezoids|
Elijah Blue Allman (born July 10, 1976), known professionally as P. Exeter Blue, is a musician and the son of singer Cher and her second husband Gregg Allman, and half brother of Chaz Bono, Delilah Allman, Michael Allman, Layla Allman and Devon Allman. Through his mother Cher, Allman is of Armenian, Irish, English, and German ancestry. On December 1, 2013, he married the German singer Marieangela King.
Elijah Blue Allman is the singer and guitarist for the rock band Deadsy, which prior to their hiatus in April 2007, consisted of Alec Püre on drums, Dr. Nner on synthesizer, Carlton Megalodon on Ztar, and Jens Funke on bass. Deadsy released two albums: 2002's Commencement, and Phantasmagore, which came out on August 22, 2006. Many of the themes used by Allman in Deadsy have been heavily influenced by the 1955 film This Island Earth.
He was given his first guitar by Kiss bassist Gene Simmons, and at the age of 13 went on tour as a guitarist with Cher; he appears as a guitarist in the music video for her song "If I Could Turn Back Time". In 1994, he auditioned for the spot of guitarist for Nine Inch Nails, but ended up losing the spot to Robin Finck.
He has worked with Thirty Seconds to Mars for the band's self-titled debut album. Exeter has also provided guest vocals on a number of different songs for other bands including Orgy, Coal Chamber and Sugar Ray.
Allman has dated Bijou Phillips, Heather Graham, Kate Hudson, and Paris Hilton. He married Marieangela "Queenie" King, of the band KING and sister of Jazzy and Ruby King from the British pop duo Blonde Electra, on December 1, 2013.
- Demo (1995)
- Deadsy (1996)
- Commencement (1999, unreleased version)
- Commencement (2002)
- Phantasmagore (2006)
with Elijah Blue and the Trapezoids
Since starting Elijah Blue and the Trapezoids, Allman has released a few demos on his Myspace, but no news of an album have surfaced since 2008.
- "Haunted" (4:00)
- "White Knuckle Angel Face" (3:40)
- "Long Way Down" (3:21)
as featured musician
- Orgy - Candyass (1998, additional vocals and keyboards on "Revival")
- with Cher - Crimson & Clover (1999)
- Sugar Ray - 14:59 (1999, additional vocals on "Personal Space Invader")
- Coal Chamber - Chamber Music (1999, additional vocals and keyboards on "Shock the Monkey", additional vocals on "My Mercy")
- Orgy - Vapor Transmission (2000, additional vocals on "The Spectrum")
- "What's Going On" (2001, additional vocals on "What's Going On (Fred Durst's Reality Check Mix)")
- The Family Values Tour 2001 (2001, appears live on the Static-X song "Push It")
- Thirty Seconds to Mars - 30 Seconds to Mars (2002, plays guitar and bass on "Welcome to the Universe")
- Korn - Korn Kovers (2005, additional vocals on "Love My Way")
- Mickey Avalon - Loaded (2012, additional vocals on "Mickey's Girl", recorded in 2009)
- "Cher's wedding plans postponed over son's illness". The Arizona Republic. August 1, 2008. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
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- "Deadsy Frontman Releases Solo Music". Blabbermouth. May 30, 2007. Retrieved May 12, 2010.
- Kreis, Nick (May 25, 2011). "Celebrity Apocalypse: A Conversation With Artist Elijah Blue". The Huffington Post. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
- 30 Seconds to Mars (Booklet). Thirty Seconds to Mars. Europe: Immortal Records. 2002. 7243 8 12424 0 7.
- Beth Landman Keil; Deborah Mitchell (June 2, 1997). "Turns Out She'd Rather Eat Cash". New York.
- Stated in Howard Stern on Demand interview. Air date: August 23, 2006.
- David, Mark (April 26, 2010). "Elijah Blue Takes a Los In West Hollywood". Variety.
- Daniel, Hugo (February 5, 2014). "Cher's son Elijah Blue reveals rift with famous mother after he eloped to marry girl and his recovery from heroin addiction in explosive new interview". Mail Online.
- "Cher's Son Elijah Blue Allman Opens Up About Estranged Relationship With His Mom". Yahoo Celebrity. February 5, 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2015.