Everett, WA. –
Drown Mary was formed in January 2000. Having parted ways in late 2006 with previous vocalist and Sampler, they joined forces with long time friend and seasoned vocalist James Hilkey. James, no stranger to the music scene used to front the Seattle based bands Agony Of Deceit and Hatefist.
The infamous quartet has shared the stage with Slayer, Hatebreed, Arch Enemy, Disturbed, Killswitch Engage (Direct support in Hawaii), Zakk Wylde, Bloodsimple, Otep, Droid, A New Revolution, Type O Negative, 3 Inches Of Blood, Ill Nino, Opiate For The Masses, Asesino, Possessed, Sadistic Intent, Skinlab, Vader, Kataklysm, Destruction, The Absence, Speed.Kill.Hate, Death Angel, Nevermore, Zeke, Downset, 36 Crazyfists, Dry Kill Logic, Metal Church, Fishbone, Static X, Arithmatic Of War and Soil.
The band has drummed up sponsorship from worldwide powerhouse Jagermeister and were invited to play on the 2003, 2006 and 2008 installment of the Jagermeister Music Tour. They were also invited to play on the WA. Date of the 1st annual Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival opening the Jagermeister stage.
The band successfully completed a west coast tour in mid August of 08. Drown Mary finished a music video for the song Last Chance Given which can be viewed in the video section. The bands song Policy Of Loss has been put into rotation on Sirius Satellite radios liquid Metal on CH. 27.
Recently voted winner for Best Metal Band at the 1st Annual Hot Rocks Music Awards Show in Seattle WA. on March 15th, 2009!
They are currently seeking management and a booking agency to help further their career.
Detached - 2003 (Self Released, Sold Out, 1000 Copies). 300 Sold in Europe via Hawino Records.
3 Song Sampler from Jagermeister - 2004. 1000 handed out at various shows.
Collapse - 2005 (Never Released) Hawino Records goes Bankrupt.
The song Heave was on the East Pack Resistance tour Comp handed out to thousands on the tour with Sick Of It All and others throughout Europe in 2004.
The song Last Chance Given was on the Sinister Music Vol. 2 comp handed out to thousands at the 2006 Ozzfest.
4 Song Sampler from Jagermeister - Out Now, Free at shows.
They shot a video for the song Last Chance Given. (See Video Section)
6 Song EP - In Process now, due out fall/winter of 09.
They have played on the following Jagermeister Music Tours:
2003 in Portland Or. with Slayer, Hatebreed and Arch Enemy.
2006 in Spokane WA. And Seattle WA. With Disturbed and Bloodsimple.
2008 in Spokane WA. With Hatebreed, Type O Negative and 3 Inches Of Blood.
The band was direct support for Killswitch Engage in Honolulu Hawaii Oct. 26th 2006. The band also Headlined a 10 band Metal Fest while in Hawaii on Halloween.
Drown Mary opened the Jagermeister stage for the 1st annual Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest in Auburn WA. July 9th.
Drown Mary has done 2 Northwest tours with Asesino.
They completed a successfull 2 week west coast tour in mid Aug of 08.
The band plans to be on a European tour in 2009.
They get radio airplay on Seattle's KISW 99.9 fm on Metal Shop and Loud and Local.
They are also on rotation on Sirius/XM Satellite radios Liquid Metal on channel 27.
Winner for Best Metal Band of 2009 at the 1st Annual Hot Rocks Music Awards Show in Seattle WA. on March 15th, 2009!
We typically play an 8-9 song setlist which averages around 30-40 minutes unless we are headlining then we will play a couple more songs most likely. We are all original and play no covers.