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Band Announces Signing With Napalm Records

Napalm Records is pleased to announce the signing of Los Angeles, California’s COAL CHAMBER, a band that stood as leaders at the forefront of new genres, constantly reinventing their sound and not fitting any mold except their own.   With sold out tours and millions of records sold, COAL CHAMBER owned “The Scene” from the mid nineties until their tumultuous breakup in May of 2002.  Now they have returned to take their place at the top where they once were and intend to be there for years to come.  Call it what you want  ~ “The Return,” “The Second Coming of…,” but no matter what you call it, be prepared for COAL CHAMBER to rule again.

Dez, 2013, photo by Francois Poulin for FW

Dez, 2013, photo by Francois Poulin for FW


Following a 12-plus year breakup the band reunited in 2011 and 2013 for Festival shows as well as an extensive North American tour. Now all four members of COAL CHAMBER (Dez Fafara, Nadja Peulen, Mikey Cox, Meegs) have decided the time was right to start in on a new COAL CHAMBER album.  The band is currently working on the new material that they hope to release next year.

Nadja, 2013, photo by Francois Poulin for FW

Nadja, 2013, photo by Francois Poulin for FW

Dez Fafara said about their new record and signing with Napalm Records, “How many times do you get a second chance at anything in life? We toured the world, it was insane and crowds came out in force and we had a blast! For this I’m so appreciative!  Now….. It’s time to release a NEW COAL CHAMBER RECORD! The Vibe between us all is positive AND we’ve assembled a killer team around us! Now with NAPALM RECORDS on board get ready for a heavy, explosion from COAL CHAMBER! We’ve evolved and so has the music,from the demo music I’ve heard you’re gonnasink your TEETH into this! Stay tuned!” 

Nadja added, “It’s been a long time coming but the wait is over!  There are no words to describe how excited I am to be working on the new COAL CHAMBER record!!!  I can’t wait to see all your faces when we rock this album out! XO!”


Mikey, 2013, photo by Francois Poulin for FW

Mikey, 2013, photo by Francois Poulin for FW

Echoing his bandmates’ excitement and acknowledgment that they are all in the right place to start this new chapter together, Mikey Cox shared that “This is the first time in a long time that writing and recording a record feels right. Extremely grateful and excited for this new chapter in the world of COAL CHAMBER!! New music from CC is something we can’t wait to share with the many loyal fans that have stuck it out through everything!!! The evolution of COAL CHAMBER has begun!”  


And Meegs summed it all up with, “I’m so excited to be making music with my brothers and sister, and to the loyal fans who’ve been waiting for this! It’s been a long time coming, but the pieces of the puzzle are finally aligned right. The friendship, the camaraderie, the vibe of the band is perfect now. Can’t wait to unleash on the world!”


Napalm Records Vice President Thomas Caser sounded just as excited as the band:  “Rarely do you get the chance to work with a band that has been a pioneer of a whole genre. We are thrilled and proud to get this chance with COAL CHAMBER! A new chapter of the band’s history is being written and Napalm Records is committed to make it the most successful!”

More info regarding the new album will be revealed soon…and not to give away any secrets, but early next year we just might be bringing you live coverage of Coal Chamber on tour!

2013, photo by Francois Poulin for FW

2013, photo by Francois Poulin for FW



Meegs, 2013, photo by Francois Poulin for FW

Meegs, 2013, photo by Francois Poulin for FW


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