Mudvayne is an American alternative metal band from Peoria IL The band was known for his use of make up especially in the beginning of their career The musical style first two albums were very innovative combination of different progressive metal elements now / heavy metal band is best identified by its strong drums, complex bass playing Mudvayne has sold more than 6000000 copies worldwide
Mudvayne's first album, which is generally considered their best album to date LD 50 was released in 2000 it received very positive criticism is most praised for his technical factors that were unusual for the rest of the bands in its genre album was # 1 on Top Heatseekers and sold over 500,000 copies in the first four months of release (ie certified gold by the RIAA) "You" the album's leadingthe only ones who won the first ever MTV2 Video Music Award in addition to "You" the album's other two and also a lot of other singles "Death Blooms" and "Nothing to Gein" paved the way for the album at that time, the band was recognizable to a bizarre image in 2001 the band released a live DVD titled "(L) ive (D) 50 Osage" which was filmed in 2001 in his hometown of Peoria DVD also went gold by the RIAA selling over 500,000 copies
Mudvayne is sophomore release The End of All Things to Come showed that the band was more than that can develop from a very commendable record successful band took a different approach to songwriting album sounded more compact with more progressive elements, this album also received a large echo in the public and also sold the gold to RIAAThe band's lead single "Not Falling" became an icon, let the band on this album the band changed its image from multicolored face paint to dress up as aliens you see in the video for "Not Falling" and several early shows in 2002 In 2003 with the launch by another successful single World So Cold the band abandoned their use of make up, this was the first video showing the band members without makeup Shortly after the band released another live DVD which was filmed at Summer Sanitarium Tour with Metallica and Linkin Park, entitled "All Access to All Things "On this DVD Chad Gray's voice was clear problems
Mudvayne's thirteenth album Lost and Found was released with the band members' real names and without gimmicks, however, Matt McDonough drummer to användnieither of the stunts in the future is not ruled out album was more mainstream nu-metal oriented but preserved essential Mudvayne progressive elements, it went gold by the RIAA shortly after it was released (it has sold more than 800,000 copies during the first four months of sales), "Happy? " the album's lead single was featured in various shows and was named both the No. 1 video of Headbangers Ball in 2005 and Billboard Monitor Active Rock Song of the Year The song was No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks for a week and reached No. 8 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, the single "Determined" got a Grammy for Best Metal Performance but lost to Slipknot's "Before I Forget" album other singles "[track artist = Mudvayne] Forget to Remember" and "Fall Into Sleep" was also popular "Forget to Remember "was featured in the horror film" Saw III "Small Silhouette" was chosen to "Masters of Horror" soundtrack "Lost And Found" is a best-selling Mudvayne albums to date
In November 2007 Mudvayne released a compilation CD consisting of rare demos and live Tracks performance that was picked by the fans The album also included an acoustic version of "Forget to Remember" a song from the upcoming album "Dull Boy & # 8221, and a cover of the Police's" King of Pain "
In November 2008, the new game It was released even more mainstream-oriented hard rock and the lead single "Do What You Do" was much playing time on radio for four months 215 000 copies sold of the album "The New Game" was received with less enthusiasm among critics
Mudvayne recent self-titled the disc came out in december 2009 album features more retro elements than the band's previous two albums and is considered by Matt McDonough "" The best record we've done since "All Things album artwork is made with a revolutionary way: the whole Art, Blacklight ink to make it visible only under UV light band mmalm got favorable reviews than "The New Game"