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Coheed and Cambria

Coheed and Cambria at Central Park in 2005.
Background information
Origin New York, USA
Genres Alternative rock[1][2]
Progressive rock[1][2]
Years active 1995–present
Labels Sony BMG, Columbia, Equal Vision
Associated acts The Prize Fighter Inferno
Website coheedandcambria.com
Members
Claudio Sanchez
Travis Stever
Michael Todd
Chris Pennie
Former members
Josh Eppard
Nate Kelley
Jon Carleo

Coheed and Cambria is an American rock band from New York, formed in 1995.[3] The band was originally named "Shabütie"; however, the name was changed to "Coheed and Cambria" when drummer Nate Kelley departed. The band incorporates aspects of progressive rock, punk rock, heavy metal and post-hardcore.[1][2][4]

Coheed and Cambria's albums are concept albums that reveal a science fiction storyline called The Amory Wars, a series of story mediums (often comics) written by lead singer Claudio Sanchez. The band has released four studio albums, two live albums, and several special-edition releases, with their latest release being Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow in 2007. In 2008, the band held a four-day concert series, Neverender, during which they played their studio albums in succession. Their fifth studio album, Year of the Black Rainbow, which will be a prequel to the series, has a release date of April 13, 2010.

Contents

History

Shabütie (1995–2001)

In March 1995, Claudio Sanchez and Travis Stever's band Toxic Parents split and, together with Shawna Wirkus, formed the band Beautiful Loser. The band featured Stever on vocals and guitar, Sanchez on guitar, Kelley on drums and Jon Carleo on bass. The group was short-lived, breaking up by June 1995 after an argument over gas money.[5] Stever left the band, and the resulting trio was named Shabütie,[6] a word taken from African tribe chants that means "naked prey" in the film The Naked Prey.

The band spent nearly a year experimenting with a multitude of different musical styles, including punk rock, indie rock, acoustic rock, funk, and heavy metal. When Carleo left the band in August 1996, Kelley recruited Michael Todd to take his place. Todd, who was primarily a guitarist, picked up the bass specifically for Shabütie.[6][7] As Shabütie, the band wrote dozens of songs and released their first studio demo Plan to Take Over the World in 1999. The band also released The Penelope EP in 1999, shortly after which Stever rejoined the band.

Kelley left the band during a performance in late 1999, and Josh Eppard, then of the band 3, replaced him.[6][7] The band went on to release Delirium Trigger in 2000, still featuring Kelley on the drums, but listing Eppard in the liner notes.[8]

Starting out (2001–2006)

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Several songs that appeared on Delirium Trigger were part of a science fiction story written by Claudio Sanchez called The Bag.On.Line Adventures, which was later renamed The Amory Wars. Sanchez's side project originally developed during a 1998 trip to Paris, where the band members decided to rename themselves Coheed and Cambria, named after two of the story's protagonists, and adopted the concept story as a theme that would unify their future albums.[9][10] This side project also created Coheed's official logo, the Keywork, a symbol for the planetary alignment of the Amory Wars universe.[11]

In February 2002 the band released its first studio album The Second Stage Turbine Blade after signing with Equal Vision Records.[12] Influenced by the post-hardcore group At The Drive In,[13] the band's first release also featured a guest appearance from Dr.Know of the hardcore-punk band, Bad Brains, as well as the revised "Delirium Trigger", "33", and "Junesong Provision" from the Delirium Trigger EP. The band also released its first single and music video, "Devil in Jersey City".[13][14] The band eventually played several tour dates in the United States and Japan, as well as a brief stint on the 2002 Vans Warped Tour. In August 2002, Coheed and Cambria started working with manager Blaze James, who would help propel the band to larger stages and a wider fan base.[10][15]

"The Keywork", a commonly used logo for the band, symbolizes the energy stream between the planets in Coheed and Cambria's fictional universe.

Following extensive touring with groups Breaking Pangaea, Linkin Park, The Used, and Slipknot, in October 2003 the band released its second studio album In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth:3, also on Equal Vision Records.[13][14] Featuring the singles "A Favor House Atlantic" and "Blood Red Summer" and corresponding videos which received airtime on MTV, the band supplemented the release by touring with various artists such as Thursday, Thrice, AFI, and Rainer Maria. Coheed and Cambria also made its second appearance on the Warped Tour and performed additional European shows.[14] The album peaked at #52 on the Billboard charts and was certified Gold by the RIAA.[16][17] The band also supported the release by filming an August 2004 concert at New Jersey's Starland Ballroom. The performance was converted into the band's first live DVD, Live at the Starland Ballroom, which was released in March 2005.

The success of In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 attracted the attention of the record label Columbia Records,[12] with whom they signed a multi-album contract.[18][19] The band stopped touring to record their third studio album and first major-label release Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness in early 2005 for a September 2005 release.

Their most commercially successful album to date, Good Apollo Volume One has sold almost 1 million copies and peaked at #7 on the Billboard charts.[20][21] The album represented a departure from their previous melodic post-hardcore influenced rock toward a progressive rock sound. The single "Welcome Home" was described by John A. Hanson as "a heavily Led Zeppelin-influenced metal tune".[22] The band supported the album with American and European tours accompanied by The Blood Brothers, Circa Survive, Dredg, Head Automatica, and Avenged Sevenfold, tours culminating in the release of the exclusive iTunes EP Kerrang!/XFM UK Acoustic Sessions and their second live DVD The Last Supper: Live at Hammerstein Ballroom.[23]

Departures and No World for Tomorrow (2006–2009)

Claudio Sanchez released an album from his side-project The Prize Fighter Inferno in October 2006 titled My Brother's Blood Machine. Like Coheed and Cambria's albums, it was a concept album, related to Coheed and Cambria via a character that appears in both stories: Jesse, "The Prize Fighter Inferno". The album was intended to be a prequel to the Coheed and Cambria albums.[24] Claudio says "when we were called Shabütie, the initial idea for Coheed and Cambria was to be an acoustic/electronic side project. So I guess The Prize Fighter Inferno is kind of the original idea for Coheed and Cambria."[25]

In early November 2006, Josh Eppard and Michael Todd left the band for personal reasons, forcing Matt Williams and the band's drum technician, Michael Petrak, to fill out temporarily the band's rhythm section for a handful of shows.[26] In April 2007, bassist Michael Todd rejoined Coheed and Cambria, and the band entered the Los Angeles-based studio with new producer Nick Raskulinecz. The following June Chris Pennie, formerly of the Dillinger Escape Plan, joined Coheed and Cambria as its drummer, but due to contractual restrictions with his previous record label, Pennie did not appear on the band's fourth release.[1] Instead, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins recorded the drums, making use of several ideas Pennie had previously written in correspondence with Sanchez.[1]

Claudio Sanchez during the Kerrang! Tour 2008

The band's fourth studio album, and second release with Columbia Records, Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow, was released in October 2007, debuting at number 6 on the Billboard charts.[27] The album's first single, "The Running Free", was released to radio in August 2007. The second single was "Feathers" with a video starring Rena Riffel.[28] The band has continued touring, headlining portions of the 2007 Warped Tour,[29] a tour supported by Clutch and The Fall of Troy, and opened for Linkin Park's 25-city U.S. tour, which forced the cancellation of Coheed and Cambria's performances on Australia's Soundwave Festival.[30][31] In addition to the return of Todd on bass and new drummer Pennie, the band also recruited a touring keyboardist and backup vocalists for its live performances.[32]

In November 2007, their song "Welcome Home" was included as a playable track in the video game Rock Band,[33] and a cover of their song "Ten Speed (of God's Blood & Burial)" was later made available as a download for Rock Band. In 2009 two more songs were made available for download, The Running Free and A Favor House Atlantic, for the video game Rock Band.[34] Additionally, "Welcome Home" was used extensively in the trailers and commercials for the game.

The band prepared a four-month world tour beginning in January 2008.[35] They later headlined at The Bamboozle 2008 music festival.[36]

The band headlined the 2008 Kerrang! Tour in the U.K., where the band performed and recorded a cover of "The Trooper" by Iron Maiden, which is featured on Kerrang!'s Iron Maiden tribute album, Maiden Heaven, that came with the July 16 issue.[37] They were nominated for Best International Band and Best Music Video (for Feathers) in the 2008 Kerrang! Awards.[38]

In October and November 2008, the band played at Neverender, a four-night concert series in which the band played one album per night. The event was held in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and in London in early December.[39] Neverender: Children of The Fence Edition, a CD/DVD box set of their Neverender performance, was released on March 24, 2009.[40]

Year of the Black Rainbow (2009-onward)

Coheed and Cambria toured through most of early 2009. Between January and March, they toured with Slipknot and Trivium on the Slipknot-headlined All Hope Is Gone tour. In August 2009, Coheed and Cambria toured in support of Heaven & Hell on their "Heaven & Hell" tour.[41] On September 16, 2009, they performed at the Puyallup Fair alongside Brand New and Jaguar Love. In October they performed at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas.[42] They also performed at the Wacken Open Air festival, at the UK leg of the Sonisphere Festival tour,[43] and at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago.[44]

Coheed and Cambria has recently finished their fifth studio album Year of the Black Rainbow, with a confirmed release date of April 13, 2010[45]. It will be a prequel to the series.[46] A novel will be released to accompany the album co-written by Sanchez and Peter David.[47] The first track from the new album, "The Broken", was released on iTunes on February 9, 2010. "Here We Are Juggernaut" became available for streaming on MySpace on March 4, 2010 and will also become available on iTunes March 9, 2010.

Influences

Sanchez has several times stated he is envious of his father's era of music, and that the band is influenced by groups of that era, such as Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Police, Misfits, Queen, and Thin Lizzy. Apart from these roots in classic rock, Sanchez also acknowledges an eclectic array of influences, including post-hardcore group At the Drive-In, and heavy metal pioneers Iron Maiden.[13][48][49] Contrary to rumors, bassist Michael Todd said the band was not influenced by Saga and that he had never heard of that group.[50] Many draw similarities between Rush and Coheed and Cambria,[51][52] but Josh Eppard stated in an interview that neither he nor the other band members were Rush fans or influenced by Rush. They began listening to Rush after their second album.[52] Influences of punk rock have been cited as well, especially the Misfits and Bad Brains. Dr. Know of Bad Brains plays a guitar solo on the track "Time Consumer" from Second Stage Turbine Blade. Sanchez and Stever's early band Toxic Parents drew many similarites from Jane's Addiction and Misfits.[53] Sanchez has stated that The Amory Wars, the story on which Coheed and Cambria base its lyrics, has similarities to other stories, especially to the Star Wars trilogy. For example, when the character Coheed returns home to his wife Cambria, she says, "Somehow I’ve always known," a line that Princess Leia said to Luke Skywalker in Return of the Jedi.[54][55]

Genre

The band's style is described as progressive rock by Equal Vision,[56] Spin,[57] and Allmusic,[1] but others have described the band as emo.[4][24][58][59][60][61] Songs such as "Blood Red Summer" and the aforementioned "Three Evils (Embodied in Love and Shadow)" have been noted in many reviews of the band to also contain several elements of pop, as exemplified by one review by Sputnikmusic, which says "Coheed and Cambria manage to bring new life to a dying genre, and mix up the standard pop-punk scheme with creative and original riffs." [62] Most sources cite the band as new prog;[63] Piero Scaruffi said the band "carried out a historical fusion of the progressive-rock tradition and the emo-core tradition on their debut album".[citation needed]

Members

Current
  • Claudio Sanchez – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, theremin, programming, lyrics (1995–present)
  • Travis Stever – lead and rhythm guitar, lap steel guitar, backing vocals, synthesizer (1995, 1999–present)
  • Michael Todd – bass, backing vocals (1996–2006, 2007–present)
  • Chris Pennie – drums, percussion (2007–present)[1]
Touring
  • Dave Parker – keyboards, guitar (2005–2006)
  • Matt Williams – bass (2006)
  • Michael Petrak – drums, backing vocals (2006)
  • Wes Styles – keyboards, backing vocals (2007–present)
Former
  • Josh Eppard – drums, percussion, backing vocals, keyboards (2000–2006)
  • Nate Kelley – drums, percussion (1995–2000)
  • Jon Carleo – bass (1995–1996)
Session members
  • Taylor Hawkins – drums, percussion (Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow)
  • Danny Louis – keyboards (Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness, In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3)
  • Rami Jaffee – keyboards (Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow)
  • Dr.Know – guitar (The Second Stage Turbine Blade) on the song "Time Consumer"
  • Chondra Echert – backing vocals on "Gravemakers & Gunslingers"

Discography

  • 2002: The Second Stage Turbine Blade
  • 2003: In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
  • 2005: Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
  • 2007: Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow
  • 2010: Year of the Black Rainbow

Awards

Year Award Category
2004 MTVU Woodie Award Soundtrack of My Life Woodie (Best Album) (In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3)[64]
2004 MTVU Woodie Award The Road Woodie (Best Live Performance)[64]
2006 Metal Hammer Awards Best Album (Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness)[65]
2008 Kerrang! Awards Best Music Video ("Feathers")[38]

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Coheed and Cambria (sometimes abbreviated to "Coheed," "CO & CA" or "C&C") is an American rock band from New York. Coheed and Cambria have made four studio albums, two live albums, and some special albums. Their studio albums are concept albums, showing one story broken into parts. The band wants to make five albums telling the story of The Amory Wars. Now, four albums have been released: The Second Stage Turbine Blade, In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3, Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness, and Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow, and Year of the Black Rainbow. These albums make the first, second, third, and fourth part of the four-part story of Coheed and Cambria. The albums have been made out of order; the second part was made first, and the first part has been made last.

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History

Early Days (1995)

When a band called Toxic Parents, with Claudio Sanchez and Travis Stever in it, broke up about the same time as Nate Kelley's band, Moe & The Boogie Cats, the members of these bands came together to form a new band in March 1995. This band was called Beautiful Loser. It had Travis Stever singing and playing guitar, Claudio Sanchez on guitar, Nate Kelley on drums and Jon Carleo on bass. The group did not last long, it broke up in June of 1995; they had an argument about gas money. Stever left the band, and Kelley was kicked out, but he came back when Sanchez asked him to. Without Stever, the band only had three people, so Sanchez started to sing and play guitar.

Shabütie

They changed their name to Shabütie, a chant taken from the film "The Naked Prey". The band constantly changed and experimented with different genres and styles, never properly deciding a set genre. When Carleo left the band in August 1996, Kelley asked Michael Todd to join the band, who he had worked with in an acoustic project called "Esme 9". Todd, a guitar player, started playing bass because of Shabütie.

Coheed and Cambria (2000 — 2006)

After Kelley left, Sanchez and the other people picked Josh Eppard, who was in the band "3", to take his place. In 2001, shortly after The Delirium Trigger EP was made, they changed their name to Coheed and Cambria and Shabütie was finished. The band was now a four piece: Claudio Sanchez, (lead vocals/guitar), Travis Stever, (backup vocals/guitar), Michael Todd, (backup vocals/bass guitar), and Josh Eppard, (drums). When playing live, Dave Parker (keyboards/guitar), sometimes plays too.

Recent times (2006—)

Josh Eppard could not play at Coheed and Cambria's June 9 slot at the Download Festival in the UK because he was ill. A few days later, the band canceled the Barcelona and Essen parts of their European tour.

In November 2006, it was announced that both Josh Eppard and Mic Todd had left the band.

A few months after, Mic Todd returned to work on the No World For Tomorrow with the band.

It was announced a few days before the band embarked on Warped Tour '07 that Chris Pennie, the former drummer for Dillinger Escape Plan, is working with the band in studio.

The band debuted their first single from No World For Tomorrow, The Running Free during Warped Tour '07.


In July, a website registered to Sony appeared on the internet, www.noworldfortomorrow.com. This website contained a countdown.

After this countdown ended, a message was released and another countdown appeared. This showed that a message would be released weekly. An archive of the messages released can be found here.

On October 23, 2007 The band's forth studio album was released under the name "Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow" It was met with positive reviews from online zines such as Rollingstone.com and Absolutepunk.net.

Influences and similarities

Sanchez has said that he is influenced by bands like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Yes and many people say that they sound like Rush. But, Claudio Sanchez has said that he never listened to the band until he heard people say that they sounded like each other. Metal Hammer magazine called the band the "new Led Zeppelin" on the front cover of issue 153. They also have hardcore punk influences such as Bad Brains and The Misfits. Claudio also said in an interview he learned to play guitar by listening to the Misfits' Legacy of Brutality.

Other projects

  • The Amory Wars (previously called The Bag On Line Adventures) — Claudio Sanchez's comic book series telling the story of Coheed and Cambria. Gus Vasquez also worked on the books. The series began on June 6, 2007. An Amory Wars sketchbook with character profiles and sample art has already come out.
  • Weerd Science — Josh Eppard's hip-hop side project. The only album to come out, Friends and Nervous Breakdowns, came out on March 22nd, 2005.
  • The Prize Fighter Inferno — Side-project of Claudio Sanchez. The first album "My Brother's Blood Machine" came out on Halloween (October 31st, 2006. Its story is loosely tied in to The Amory Wars as it contains one or more of the same characters.
  • Fire Deuce — Travis Stever's side-project, that has released two EPs, "Children of the Deuce" and "Deep Down and Dirty EP" which was only available online when bought with Children Of The Deuce.
  • The English Panther — Travis Stever's solo side-project. The first self-titled album was released digitally on iTunes on January 25, 2007.
  • Rosie Barbra & The Family Massacre" Claudio's new project with his wife to be, the only songs know to date are The Echomaker, first played at Neverender Londan, and a demo version of The Road & The Damned.

Members

Current members

  • Claudio Sanchez - Lead Vocals, Guitar
  • Travis Stever - Lead Guitar, Lap Steel, Backup Vocals
  • Chris Pennie - Drums
  • Michael Todd - Bass guitar, Backup Vocals

Past members

Discography

Work done as Shabűtie is noted.

Studio albums

The Coheed and Cambria albums are coming out out of sequence; the last album to come out will be the first part of the series. The first CD made was The Second Stage Turbine Blade, the second part in the story, the third and fourth parts came out next. The next album has been called "Most Anticipated Album of 2007" by the Alternative Press magazine. The February 2007 issue of Kerrang! says, "Among the songs that may or may not appear on the album are 'Gravemakers And Gunslingers' and 'The Hound Of Blood And Rank.'" Also, the issue says that a release should come out in either late spring or early summer.

Release Date Title U.S. Chart Positions U.S. Sales
February 5, 2002 The Second Stage Turbine Blade
Part Two of The Amory Wars
October 7, 2003 In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
Part Three of The Amory Wars
#52 (Bllboard 200), #1 (Heatseekers) Gold
September 20, 2005 Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
Part Four of The Amory Wars (Volume 1)
#7 Platinum
October 23, 2007 Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow
Part Four of The Amory Wars (Volume 2)
#6

DVDs

  • Live at the Starland Ballroom (2005)
  • The Last Supper: Live at Hammerstein Ballroom (2006)

Other Songs

A cover of Night Ranger's 'Sister Christian' was released by the band via the bands official website as an MP3 download as a Christmas present to their fans. Similarly, a cover of The Band's "I Shall Be Released" was uploaded onto the bands MySpace page as a Christmas Present to their fans in 2006. The band also used to play a cover of Iron Maiden's "The Trooper" at concerts. A song called "The Glass" was in the process of being written for the movie Spiderman 2's soundtrack, but the song was not finished in time and it was scrapped. Many Shabütie songs are circulated on the internet. Some were recorded in a studio, but others were recorded on a 4-track, resulting in poor quality audio. There is also a live bootleg on the internet of a song played by Shabütie that fans named "Nauraushaun". It was assumed that this song was one song in full, but former drummer Nate Kelley has recently told fans that the song was in fact two songs played in a medley. These two songs are "Origins" and "Life Without You". These two songs were never recorded except for the bootleg that has been circulating, although "Life Without You" was almost recorded instead of "Cassiopeia". In the end the band decided they liked "Cassiopeia" more and this was recorded instead.

EPs & Other Albums

Year Title Label
1999 Plan to Take Over the World (as Shabűtie) Wisteria Records
1999 The Penelope EP (as Shabűtie) Wisteria Records
2000 Delirium Trigger (as Shabűtie) Wisteria Records
2004 Live at the Starland Ballroom EVR/Columbia
2004 Live at La Zona Rosa EVR/Columbia
2005 Live at the Avalon EVR/Columbia
2006 Kerrang! / XFM UK Acoustic Sessions iTunes Exclusive

Singles

Year Title Label Album
2003 "Devil in Jersey City" Equal Vision The Second Stage Turbine Blade
2004 "A Favor House Atlantic" Equal Vision/Columbia In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
2004 "Blood Red Summer" Equal Vision/Columbia In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
2005 "The Suffering" Equal Vision/Columbia Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Vol. 1: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
2005 "Welcome Home" Equal Vision/Columbia Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Vol. 1: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
2006 "Ten Speed (Of God's Blood and Burial)" Equal Vision/Columbia Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Vol. 1: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
2007 "The Running Free" Equal Vision/Columbia Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Vol. 2: No World For Tomorrow
2008 "Feathers" Equal Vision/Columbia Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Vol. 2: No World For Tomorrow
2010 "The Broken" Equal Vision/Columbia Year of the Black Rainbow

Chart Positions

Year Title Chart positions Album
Modern Rock Tracks chart|Modern Rock Mainstream Rock Tracks|Mainstream Rock Billboard Hot 100|Hot 100 UK Singles
2004 A Favor House Atlantic 13 40 In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
2005 Blood Red Summer 29 In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
2005 The Suffering 16 29 60 Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Vol. 1: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
2006 Welcome Home 36 24 Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Vol. 1: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness

Music videos

Year Video Album
2003 Delirium Trigger The Second Stage Turbine Blade Features on the In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 bonus DVD.
2003 Devil in Jersey City The Second Stage Turbine Blade
2003 Devil in Jersey City (alternative video) The Second Stage Turbine Blade Features on the In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 bonus DVD.
2004 A Favor House Atlantic In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
2004 Blood Red Summer In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
2005 Welcome Home Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
2005 The Suffering Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
2006 Ten Speed (Of God's Blood and Burial) Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
2006 The Willing Well IV: the Final Cut Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness Made by Sanchez and his girlfriend and released unofficially.
2007 The Running Free Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Vol. 2: No World For Tomorrow
2008 Feathers Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Vol. 2: No World For Tomorrow
2008 Gravemakers & Gunslingers Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Vol. 2: No World For Tomorrow Made by Sanchez and features clips from live performances.


A series of six vignettes that showcase music from Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness were made and are on the albums' special edition bonus DVD.

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