Iced Earth

Iced Earth

 

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Iced Earth is an American heavy metal band from Tampa, Florida. It was formed in 1984 under the name The Rose, then Purgatory[3] by guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer and original drummer Greg Seymour. Iced Earth released their debut album in 1990 and have since released eleven studio albums, four EPs, three compilations, three box sets, three live albums, eleven music videos and one cover album.

After releasing their first two studio albums in 1990 and 1991, respectively, Iced Earth took a three-year layoff from 1992 to 1995,[4] after which the band returned with new lead vocalist Matt Barlow. Iced Earth went on to release four studio albums with Barlow between 1995 and 2001, respectively; 1995's Burnt Offerings, 1996's The Dark Saga, 1998's Something Wicked This Way Comes and 2001's Horror Show.

After Horror Show, Barlow quit the band and joined the police force,[5] while Iced Earth continued on with Tim "Ripper" Owens, of Judas Priest fame, on vocals. With Owens, the band released two studio albums (2004's The Glorious Burden and 2007's Framing Armageddon). In late 2007, Matt Barlow rejoined the band.[6] Iced Earth recorded the album The Crucible of Man with Barlow in 2008. In 2011 Barlow left the band again.[7] Later that year, Into Eternity frontman Stu Block became Iced Earth's new lead vocalist. Dystopia, Block's first album with the group, was released in October 2011. It received a positive response; some critics called Dystopia one of Iced Earth's best albums.[8][9] Block's second album with the group, Plagues of Babylon, was released in January 2014.

Before arriving at their current lineup, Iced Earth has had numerous line-up changes, with founder Jon Schaffer staying as the last remaining member. As of 2013, there have been over twenty musicians in and out of Iced Earth since its formation in 1985 (see: List of Iced Earth band members for more details). Currently, the band is composed of rhythm guitarist Jon Schaffer, lead guitarist Jake Dreyer, singer Stu Block, bassist Luke Appleton and drummer Brent Smedley.

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Highlights10

Incorruptible
 
Incorruptible is the twelfth studio album by American heavy metal band Iced Earth.
Clear the Way
Song
Clear the Way is a song by musical group Iced Earth, released on June 9, 2017.
Great Heathen Army
Song
Great Heathen Army is a song by musical group Iced Earth, released on May 19, 2017.
Raven Wing
Song
Raven Wing is a song by musical group Iced Earth, released on April 29, 2017.

Photos - Iced Earth88

Popular Albums26

Popular Songs9

Popular Live Albums1

Minor Film Appearances & References4

Book References & Influences2

Music-Related Relationships17

Events4

Popular Tours1

Band Members3

Videos19

Spotify - Albums & Singles39

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts41

Markthalle
Hamburg (Altstadt), Germany
January 16, 2018
Schlachthof
Wiesbaden, Germany
January 17, 2018
Zeche
Bochum, Germany
January 18, 2018
Eventhall Airport Obertraubling
Obertraubling, Germany
January 19, 2018
Kaminwerk
Memmingen, Germany
January 20, 2018
Z 7
Pratteln, Switzerland
January 21, 2018
Principal Club
Thessaloniki, Greece
January 23, 2018
Fuzz Club
Athens, Greece
January 24, 2018
Deluxe
Indianapolis, United States
February 22, 2018
Bogarts
Cincinnati, United States
February 23, 2018
Mercury Ballroom
Louisville, United States
February 24, 2018
Turner Ballroom
Milwaukee, United States
February 25, 2018
Music Hall
Minneapolis, United States
February 26, 2018
Sokol Underground
Omaha, United States
February 27, 2018
Summit Music Hall
Denver, United States
February 28, 2018
Starlite Room
Edmonton, Canada
March 2, 2018
Marquee Beer Market & Stage
Calgary, Canada
March 3, 2018
Rickshaw Theater
Vancouver, Canada
March 4, 2018
El Corazon
Seattle, United States
March 5, 2018
Ace Of Spades
Sacramento, United States
March 7, 2018
Belasco Theater
Los Angeles, United States
March 8, 2018
House of Blues
San Diego, United States
March 9, 2018
Parish @ House of Blues
Anaheim, United States
March 10, 2018
The Pressroom
Phoenix, United States
March 11, 2018
Aztec Theatre
San Antonio, United States
March 13, 2018
House of Blues
Dallas, United States
March 14, 2018
House Of Blues
Houston, United States
March 15, 2018
Parish @ House of Blues
New Orleans, United States
March 16, 2018
The Masquerade
Atlanta, United States
March 17, 2018
Underground
Charlotte, United States
March 18, 2018
Baltimore Soundstage
Baltimore, United States
March 19, 2018
The Queen
Wilmington, United States
March 21, 2018
Gramercy Theatre
New York, United States
March 22, 2018
Brighton Music Hall
Allston, United States
March 23, 2018
Imperial Bell
Quebec City, Canada
March 24, 2018
Corona Theatre
Montreal, Canada
March 25, 2018
Phoenix Concert Theatre
Toronto, Canada
March 26, 2018
The Cambridge Room @ The House of Blues
Cleveland, United States
March 27, 2018
St. Andrew's Hall
Detroit, United States
March 28, 2018
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, United States
March 29, 2018
Festivalpark Stenehei
Dessel, Belgium
June 21, 2018

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