1998 in Cleveland, OH


Chimaira /kˈmɪərə/ is an American heavy metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1998, the group is a notable member of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal scene. The band's name is derived from the word Chimera, a monstrous creature in Greek mythology. Throughout its history, the band have endured numerous line-up changes, leaving vocalist Mark Hunter as the only original member. ... (see more)