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The Chariot

Atlanta-based post-hardcore/alternative metal act the Chariot is a showcase for singer Josh Scogin. Formerly frontman for the popular Christian nu-metallers Norma Jean (originally known as Luti-Kriss, before Dirty South rapper Ludacris eclipsed their limited popularity), Scogin left Norma Jean for undisclosed personal reasons in 2003, following the release of their second album. Largely dispensing with the rap-rock and nu-metal aspects of Norma Jean in favor of a punkier metalcore direction, Scogin almost immediately formed the Chariot with members of other area metal and CCM groups. The original lineup of the Chariot consisted of Scogin, singer and guitarist Keller Harbin, guitarist Tony Medina, bassist Joshua Beiser, and drummer Jeff Carter. Signing to the popular Christian indie rock label Solid State Records in 2004, the band debuted later that year with the almost operatically titled Everything Is Alive, Everything Is Breathing, Nothing Is Dead and Nothing Is Bleeding. Following the subsequent release of a live DVD, Ladies and Gentlemen, the Chariot, Medina and Carter left the band; new drummer Mark Nicks debuted on the 2005 EP Unsung, but was replaced by Jake Ryan before sessions began for the band's second full-length, The Fiancee. After the album was recorded, Beiser and Harbin left the Chariot (Harbin joining Every Time I Die) and were replaced by Jon Terry and Dan Eaton in time for an extensive North American package tour with other bands from the Solid State Records roster. Delayed by the rapid changeover in band personnel, The Fiancee eventually surfaced in early April 2007 with new bassist Jon "KC Wolf" Kindler on board. Terry and Eaton's time in the band would be short-lived, with the pair being replaced by Bryan Russell Taylor and Stephen Harrison before the release of the band's 2010 album, Long Live. Taylor would be the next casualty of the Chariot's revolving-door lineup, with replacement Brandon Henderson coming on board in 2011. Further lineup changes found Kindler leaving the band to attend college with Henderson and Harrison taking over bass duties in the studio. The Chariot's fifth album, One Wing, featuring production from the band's longtime engineer/producer Matt Gordon, arrived in 2012. ~ Stewart Mason
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  1.   Song
  2.   Back to Back
  3.   Never 1 by Chariot
  4.   Daggers
  5.   Sargent Savage (Die Interviewer (Germanickly Speaking))
  6.   In
  7.   Forget
  8.   The Company, The Comfort, The Grave
  9.   Andy Sundwall
  10.   The Bullet Never Lies, And Will Prove All Things (An Allegory of ...)
  11.   First
  12.   The Audience
  13.   Calvin Makenzie
  14.   Impress.
  15.   Abandon.
  16.   They Faced Each Other
  17.   And Shot Each Other
  18.   Then Came To Kill
  19.   Good Night My Lady, And a Forever Farewell
  20.   Robert Rios
  21.   The City
  22.   Before There Was Atlanta, There Was Douglasville
  23.   Mrs. Montgomery Alabama Iii.
  24.   The Two Dead Boys
  25.   Die Interviewer (I Am Only Speaking in German)
  26.   Not
  27.   Need:
  28.   Evan Perks
  29.   Your
  30.   Yanni Depp
  31.   Love
  32.   Teach:
  33.   The Earth
  34.   Dialogue With a Question Mark
  35.   The Trumpet
  36.   Yellow Dress: Locked Knees
  37.   And Then, Came Then
  38.   Cheek
  39.   They Drew Their Swords
  40.   And
  41.   Someday, In the Event That Mankind Actually Figures Out What It Is ... by Chariot
  42.   Giveth
  43.   The Heavens
  44.   Speak
  45.   Kenny Gibler (Play the Piano Like a Disease)
  46.   Tongues
  47.   The Deaf Policemen
  48.   Phil Cosby (Before There Was Atlanta, There Was Douglasville)
  49.   David De La Hoz by Dan Smith
  50.   The King
  51.   Heard This Noise
  52.   If Wishes Were Horses More Beggars Would Ride Them
  53.   Evolve:
  54.   Oversea
  55.   Donnie Cash (The Company, the Comfort, the Grave)
  56.   Vin Affleck (Goodnight My Lady and a Forever Farewell)
  57.   Forgive Me Nashville
  58.   Never I
  59.   It Is Usually the Boys Who Cry Wolf That Grow Up to Be the Men Who Cry

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