NKD Mag - Issue #37 (July 2014)

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CHIODOS Words by TARA DEVINCENZO Photos by CATHERINE POWELL

Two’s company, three’s a crowd, but the synergy of six is unstoppable. Now on tour with their latest album Devil, Chiodos is back to the original sextet and learning from their past struggles. Devil is kind of like the original band’s phoenix rising from the ashes. After their second full-length album Bone Palace Ballet, the band announced Craig Owens would no longer be the lead singer or, as fans deemed him, the face of the band. “Everyone is their own entity, and when you put that into a group, it makes it what it is,” says drummer Derrick Frost, who also left the band around the same time Owens did. “When you lose those elements it’s very apparent.” After the third full-length album, featuring a new lead singer and drummer, Chiodos had lost its true self and gradually started moving back to the original NKDMAG.COM

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