Chimaira originally re-released their 2001 album Pass Out Of Existence on vinyl, and now they've brought it to streaming services as well! The reissue features a handful of 2021 mixes of songs, a previously unreleased demo of "Taste My…," a cover of "Fascination Street" by The Cure, and an entire live album recorded in 2002. Stream it in full below.
As for the potential future of Chimaira, guitarist Rob Arnold said in an October 2020 interview that there were plans to do another reunion show and potentially more new material. Then the pandemic screwed everything up.
"We had the next 'Chimaira Christmas' show, which was gonna be Christmas of 2020… [It] had been booked, but it hadn't been announced yet. We weren't gonna announce it until probably mid-summer… We had already even started talking about setlists and stuff like that.
"And then along with that came the talks of 'hey, why don't we start writing some music and just start putting some riffs together and sending them back and forth?' and that didn't really get out of any infancy stage. There aren't any songs or anything yet that are in the archives or anything like that.
"That never really lifted off. Because right at that same moment is when COVID hit. And obviously everybody had to make huge adjustments right then. And just everything was put on hold. A few weeks later the show was canceled…"