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Norma Jean

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There are several artists named Norma Jean, the by far most popular being a metalcore/mathcore band from Douglasville, Georgia, U.S.A. (1). Norma Jean is also a country singer from Wellston, Oklahoma (2).

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Norma Jean is a metalcore/ mathcore band from Douglasville, Georgia, USA- a suburb of Atlanta. They were originally known as Luti-Kriss. They released two albums: an EP (titled 5ep) in 2000, and a full-length release, Throwing Myself on March 13, 2001. After the release of Throwing Myself, the band changed their name to Norma Jean to avoid confusion with rapper Ludacris.

Their original vocalist, Josh Scogin, left the band right after the release of Bless the Martyr and Kiss the Child and went on to start The Chariot. He was temporarily replaced by Brad Norris, who was then replaced by Cory Brandan, formerly of Eso-Charis, Living Sacrifice, Uses Fire, and The Handshake Murders.

On August 13, 2002, the band released Bless the Martyr and Kiss the Child on Solid State Records which inculded released single ‘Face:Face’ with the video directed by Darren Doane. They released their second album in March of 2005, titled O God, the Aftermath. almost exactly a year later, they re-released O’God as a Deluxe edition CD\DVD combo with a few hours of recording and tour footage as well as three music videos for Bayonetwork, Liarsenic, and Absentimental.

Norma Jean’s third studio album, Redeemer, was released on September 12, 2006, under Solid State records. This was the third studio album since changing their name. shortly after, they released a music video for the song “Blueprints for Future Homes” which was directed by the same Swedish twins that directed “Liarsenic”

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  • MoogInRow

    The Anti-Mother and Meridional? really? like i mean Wrongdoers i could definitely get behind being one of their best records, but The Anti-Mother and Meridional are far from being the best Norma Jean albums, while i agree that all of the songs off of Meridional are great, that whole album lacked cohesiveness and just felt like a giant mess to listen to from start to end, a total lack of flow between the tracks and just complete misdirection, im not saying it was an awful album, but it could of been improved with more direction within the album. The Anti-Mother though is definitely the weakest out of all Norma Jean records, it focuses much more on more mainstream qualities and i just dont feel that that sort of sound works as well with Norma Jean, i still do enjoy it like any other sound that Norma Jean has done but its definitely not a sound id like to hear Norma Jean play around with some more.

    6 Feb 1:34am Reply
  • Ravuongaku

    Norma Jean's Drum Set got stolen: http://www.metalsucks.net/2015/02/03/crappy-week-for-norma-jeans-cory-brandan-band-robbed-daughter-in-hospital/

    4 Feb 3:50pm Reply
  • doki-doki-doki-

    i like Redeemer the best [3] one of the best metalcore albums tbh

    29 Dec 2014 Reply
  • zomboalien

    The Anti Mother, Wrongdoers and Meridional are the best for me (2)

    10 Dec 2014 Reply
  • bobo9390

    i like Redeemer the best [2] definitely

    10 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Aki_Kato

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    31 Oct 2014 Reply
  • MoogInRow

    i like Redeemer the best, its noisy, chaotic and catchy all at the same time, fuckin love it

    20 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Dream-core

    Meridional, The Anti Mother and Wrongdoers are the best for me. These albums got a lot of cacthy songs. Bur Bless the Martyr and kiss the child is also great work. The song Face: Face brought me into Norma Jean.

    20 Oct 2014 Reply
  • R-Mac

    bless the martyr kiss the child is still their best album. it has the most character. o god the aftermath is damn good in its own right, but it's more technically impressive than it is sentimentally awesome. if that makes any sense. in other words, you flip shit to the songs on bless the martyr. you groove and admire the complexity of the songs on o god. both are great for two different reasons, but bless the martyr is more special.

    18 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Abscurat

    Check out this: https://septa.bandcamp.com/album/destroyer

    14 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Satan1st

    3 Oct 2014 Reply
  • jdzielinski

    Funeral Singer is amazing

    23 Aug 2014 Reply
  • CPwn

    did even know about them playing in my town last night thankfully i noticed a hour beforehand

    16 Aug 2014 Reply
  • PutridBastard

    I need to see them live again for the third time, can't get enough!

    14 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Alexburne

    For "Norma Jean", "Every Time I Die", "Stray From the Path" fans http://theburnernoise.bandcamp.com/releases

    8 Aug 2014 Reply
  • sheeeef

    luv forever кароч

    6 Aug 2014 Reply
  • hardcorepuppy89

    He sounds a little like Buddy from Senses Fail.

    6 Aug 2014 Reply
  • hardcorepuppy89

    Loving the new stuff.

    6 Aug 2014 Reply
  • introvertical

    I don't know why but it's been forever since I've listened to this band. Meridional is the shit.

    29 Jul 2014 Reply
  • grandisbeaten

    первые два альбома охеренные да и последний норм, а вот остальные как-то не вкатили

    27 Jul 2014 Reply
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