Coal Chamber

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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1993.

Coal Chamber are led by gruff vocalist Dez Fafara and operate in territory somewhere between the traditional hard riffing of Black Sabbath and the sensationalist techno rock of Marilyn Manson. Fafara met guitarist Miguel "Meegs' Rascon through a classified ad, and they later added drummer Mike Cox and bass player Rayna Foss, the room-mate of Fafara's future wife.

They signed to Roadrunner Records in 1995 after being recommended by Dino Cazares of Fear Factory, and received widespread exposure in the metal press as that label's hottest new property since Machine Head. Their debut attained further strong reviews.
Their sophomore set, 1999's Chamber Music, was boosted by the inclusion of their highly popular cover version of Peter Gabriel's "Shock The Monkey", featuring Ozzy Osbourne on vocals. Foss, who gave birth to her daughter by Morgan Rose of Sevendust the same year, was temporarily replaced by Nadja Peulen. The arrangement became permanent in 2002. The band was further unsettled when Cox departed the same September. Coal Chamber split in 2003.

In late 2011 it was announced that Coal Chamber would be reformed.
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Albums

none Coal Chamber - Demo 1994 album art Coal Chamber Demo 1994(Cass) Not On Label (Coal Chamber Self-Released) none US 1994 Sell This Version
RRHG-9038 (RR 8863) Coal Chamber - Coal Chamber album art Coal Chamber Coal Chamber (Album) Roadrunner Records RRHG-9038 (RR 8863) Philippines 1997 Sell This Version
RR 8659-2 Coal Chamber - Chamber Music album art Coal Chamber Chamber Music (Album) Roadrunner Records RR 8659-2 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
RRD 8484-4 Coal Chamber - Dark Days album art Coal Chamber Dark Days (Album) Roadrunner Records RRD 8484-4 US 2002 Sell This Version
NPR 585 LTD/BB Coal Chamber - Rivals album art Coal Chamber Rivals (Album) Napalm Records NPR 585 LTD/BB USA & Europe 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

RR PROMO 260 Coal Chamber - Big Truck album art Coal Chamber Big Truck (Single) Roadrunner Records RR PROMO 260 US 1997 Sell This Version
RRV PROMO 314 Coal Chamber - Loco album art Coal Chamber Loco (Single) Roadrunner Records RRV PROMO 314 US 1997 Sell This Version
CMCDJ 87288-2 Coal Chamber - Blisters album art Coal Chamber Blisters(CD, Single, Promo) CMC International Records CMCDJ 87288-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
RR PROMO 338 Coal Chamber - Sway (The Roof Is On Fire) album art Coal Chamber Sway (The Roof Is On Fire)(CD, Single, Promo) Roadrunner Records RR PROMO 338 US 1998 Sell This Version
SAMP2145 Coal Chamber - Tyler's Song album art Coal Chamber Tyler's Song (Single) Roadrunner Records SAMP2145 Australia 1999 Sell This Version
RR PROMO 426 Coal Chamber - Notion album art Coal Chamber Notion (Single) Roadrunner Records RR PROMO 426 US 1999 Sell This Version
RR Promo 478 Coal Chamber - Shock The Monkey album art Coal Chamber Featuring Ozzy Osbourne Coal Chamber Featuring Ozzy Osbourne - Shock The Monkey (Single, Maxi) Roadrunner Records, Roadrunner Records, Roadrunner Records RR Promo 478 US 1999 Sell This Version
UMCR-04737-2 Coal Chamber - Fiend album art Coal Chamber Fiend (Single) Roadrunner Records UMCR-04737-2 Canada 2002 Sell This Version
RDRR 10026-2 Coal Chamber - Dark Sides From Dark Days - Unreleased & Live album art Coal Chamber Dark Sides From Dark Days - Unreleased & Live(CD, Single, Promo) Roadrunner Records RDRR 10026-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
10271 Coal Chamber - I.O.U. Nothing album art Coal Chamber I.O.U. Nothing(CD, Single) Napalm Records 10271 US 2015 Sell This Version

Compilations

MR-497-4 Coal Chamber - Giving The Devil His Due album art Coal Chamber Giving The Devil His Due (Comp, Album) Roadrunner Records MR-497-4 Ukraine 2003 Sell This Version
RR 8259-2 Coal Chamber - The Best Of Coal Chamber album art Coal Chamber The Best Of Coal Chamber (Comp) Roadrunner Records RR 8259-2 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
1686176102 Coal Chamber - The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1997-2003 album art Coal Chamber The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1997-2003(Box, Comp + CD, Album, RE + CD, Album, RE + CD, Al) Roadrunner Records 1686176102 Europe 2013 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Coal Chamber - Demo 1996 album art Coal Chamber Demo 1996(Cass) Not On Label (Coal Chamber Self-Released) none US 1996 Sell This Version
none Coal Chamber - Coal Chamber album art Coal Chamber Coal Chamber(Cass, Promo) Roadrunner Records, Chop 'Em Out none UK 1997 Sell This Version
RR PROMO 240, RR 240-4PR Coal Chamber - 2 Song Sampler album art Coal Chamber 2 Song Sampler(Cass, Smplr) Roadrunner Records, Roadrunner Records RR PROMO 240, RR 240-4PR US 1997 Sell This Version
RR PROMO 458 Coal Chamber - Livin' La Vida Loco Tour album art Coal Chamber Livin' La Vida Loco Tour(CD, Ltd, Promo, Smplr) Roadrunner Records RR PROMO 458 US 1999 Sell This Version
STS-01 Coal Chamber - Setting The Stage album art Slipknot, Coal Chamber Slipknot, Coal Chamber - Setting The Stage(Cass, Pro) Attic STS-01 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
RR Promo 424 Coal Chamber - Notion/Tragedy/No Home album art Coal Chamber Notion/Tragedy/No Home(CD, Promo, Smplr) Roadrunner Records RR Promo 424 US 1999 Sell This Version
RDRR 10018-2 Coal Chamber - Selections From Dark Days album art Coal Chamber Selections From Dark Days Roadrunner Records RDRR 10018-2 US 2002 Sell This Version