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The Black Maria Pro


Genres: Post Hardcore / Rock

Location: Canada

Stats: 5,285 fans / 471,275 plays / 26 plays today





4 tracks

Members: Chris, Theo, Alan, Mike and Derek

IN STORES 9.05.06
"A Shared History of Tragedy"

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As a catalyst for generations of great art, music and literature, psychic pain and anxiety are not uncommon. Under the relentless strain of the road, many a rock musician has battled crippling paranoia and dark thoughts. The Black Maria stand out from the pack by creating music of epic beauty and fierce power, transforming fear and psychic brutality into songs that explode from the speakers with a symphonic vengeance.

A Shared History of Tragedy refers to the lives of The Black Maria, in a line pulled from the acclaimed drama "Six Feet Under". Vocalist Chris Gray felt it perfectly characterized their experiences, explaining, "In the last year of touring, we have learned more about ourselves and the kind of men we are than you could possibly imagine. We have worked, sacrificed, won and lost more than most trying to live a sometimes impossible dream. We shared in all of this together." The Black Maria assimilates the orchestral elements, electronics and off-beat song effect experiments on their 2005 debut, Lead Us To Reason, and marries them to their hard rock base, creating a gorgeous, layered musical framework that walks the razor edge of rock genres toward their own precise statement...READ MORE HERE.

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  • Xavier ☮ (@Xaviercamejo) said:
    new cd please! Aug 30
  • Ryan From Vendetta Skies said:
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  • Josh Gunn-Hill said:
    Sick stuff Jun 01
  • idprluis7 said:
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  • rosesforthedead777 said:
    Give these guys a listen! New song up, Free Downloads on all! http://www.purevolume.com/switchbladesforsweethearts May 17
  • ROCKINDIE21 said:
    THE BLACK MARIA Rocks. Guys, your music and performance are great ! Peace and Success 4 ever !..........LUIS * Oct 25
  • Snuggleblade said:
    purevolume.com/snuggleblade Oct 10
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    I've got all your albums on my ipod :] Jul 09
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  • TaylorMAYHEM said:
    I like the style of your sound. :] Feb 26
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    Hey guys, what up? Hey check out my sound @ www.purevolume.com/ysmirnah , and lemme know if u like it or not ok? God bless ya'all Jan 26
  • torma said:
    You guys have always been one of my favourites. Keep it up. Nov 29
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  • ron_777 said:
    NICE Sep 25

Lead Us to Reason

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A Shared History Of Tragedy

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