Society 1

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Society 1
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Industrial metal
Years active 1999–Present
Labels InZane, Earache, Crash, DSN
Website www.society1music.com
Members Matt "The Lord" Zane
Dirt Von Karloff
Iorden Mitev
Maxxxwell Carlisle
Past members Alex Crescioni
Devin Norris
Justin Reynolds
Jame Potter
Sin Quirin
Dagon
Aleister
Adrian Ost
Paul Raven
Berzerk Kirk
Sik Rick
Eric Franklin
Ivan DePrume

Society 1 is an industrial metal band formed in the 1990s in Los Angeles, California by lead singer Matt Zane. They have released four studio albums, a live album, a compilation album, and a spoken word poetry album by vocalist Matt Zane. The band has also performed at several major festivals, including Download, where vocalist Matt Zane broke several records by performing the entire set suspended from four meat hooks through his back. Zane has performed while suspended on several other occasions. [1]

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Matt "The Lord" Zane is an American musician, suspension artist, actor, poet and author.

Meat hook

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Former members

Sin Quirin American musician

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References

  1. Sharpe-Young, Garry (December 5, 2005). New Wave of American Heavy Metal. Zonda Books Limited. p. 280. ISBN   978-0-9582684-0-0 . Retrieved May 2, 2010.
  2. Society 1's Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/society1/info, accessed 10 March 2013.
  3. 1 2 http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/new-society-1-ep-to-be-produced-by-former-fear-factory-drummer/