Shaman's Harvest

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Shaman's Harvest
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Background information
Origin Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
Genres Post-grunge, hard rock, alternative metal
Years active 1996 (1996)–present
Labels Mascot Records, Tribal Records
Members
  • Nathan Hunt
  • Josh Hamler
  • Matt Fisher
  • Adam Zemanek
  • Derrick Shipp

Shaman's Harvest is an American rock band from Jefferson City, Missouri. Bassist Matt Fisher, singer Nathan "Drake" Hunt, and guitarist Josh Hamler founded the band in 1996. Ryan Tomlinson joined the band on lead guitar for their 2009 album Shine. Shaman's Harvest released their fifth full-length album titled Smokin' Hearts & Broken Guns on September 16, 2014. This release marked their debut on Mascot Records.[1]

History[edit]

The band released three albums in their early years: Last Call for Goose Creek (1999), Synergy (2002), and March of the Bastards (2006). In 2009, the single "Dragonfly" reached #16 on Billboard's Active Rock chart, #9 at Heritage Rock, and #34 on Billboard's Rock Songs chart.[2] The single sold over 130,000 copies and the album sold 33,000+ copies. The song appeared on the soundtrack of the motion picture Legendary.

In early 2010, Shaman's Harvest recorded "Broken Dreams" as the theme song for wrestler Drew McIntyre of the WWE. They continued that relationship, supplying "End of Days" as the entrance track for Wade Barrett and The Corre. They also created the promo song "And Then There Was Darkness" for Bray Wyatt and The Undertaker for their fight at Wrestlemania 31. Their song "Anger" appears in the feature film No One Lives.[3][4][5]

During the recording of their album Smokin' Hearts & Broken Guns, Hunt was diagnosed with throat cancer and received treatment during the recording of the album. Lead guitarist Ryan Tomlinson left the group in September 2014 to concentrate on his band Driving Wheel. He was replaced by guitarist Derrick Shipp for the tour supporting Smokin' Hearts & Broken Guns. Joe Harrington joined on drums following the release of "Smokin' Hearts & Broken Guns". He left in August 2015 and Jeff Nations (of Rookie Of The Year) filled in before Adam Zemanek joined on drums in October 2015.

Members[edit]

  • Nathan Hunt – lead vocals
  • Josh Hamler – rhythm guitar
  • Matt Fisher – bass
  • Derrick Shipp – lead guitar
  • Adam Zemanek - drums

Former members[edit]

  • Ryan Tomlinson - lead guitar
  • Jay Pelzer - lead guitar
  • Adam Hunt - lead guitar
  • Ryan Turnbull - drums
  • Craig Wingate - drums
  • Lance Bennett - drums
  • Joe Harrington - drums
  • Jeff Nations - drums (sub)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak Positions Album
U.S. Main. U.S. Rock
"March of the Bastards" 2006 March of the Bastards
"The Offering"
"Dragonfly" 2009 18 34 Shine
"Shine" 2010
"Here It Comes" 2013 34 Smokin' Hearts & Broken Guns
"Dangerous" 2014 27
"Dirty Diana" 2015 28
"In Chains" 12
"The Come Up" 2017 25 Red Hands Black Deeds

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