Order of Chaos
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Order of Chaos

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Band Rock Metal


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"Taxi Review of Order of Chaos's "What Remains""

- "It's Heavy: this has energy and power."
- "There is melody: the parts are heavy yet still melodic. So many heavy bands forget that melody is important, but not Order of Chaos."
- The structure was very easy to follow and the parts were distinctive of each other.
- "Vocals rock. I love the tone of the voice."
- "I dig this - heavy music with melodic choruses."

This song scored all 8's and 9's..... on a 1-10 scale.
- Taxi

"Local Music Showcase"

April 11 – You can support local music from a variety of local bands when Charlotte’s Local Music Showcase goes down at Visulite Theatre on April 11. The show will feature bands like The Not Likelys, Transmission Fields, Order of Chaos, Crossfire, Junior Astronomers, and The Omega Cell. Plus, the showcase is a charity event for Muzak Heart & Soul Foundation – a non-profit organization that supports music education – so it’s for a good cause, too. 16 and up. $10. 7 p.m. Visulite Theatre, 1615 ....Elizabeth Ave. 704-358-9200. www.visulite.com - Creative Loafing/ Volume 23, Issue #05

"Showcase set for April 11"

A local music showcase will be held on April 11 at the Visulite Theatre. The event – dubbed simply Charlotte’s Local Music Showcase – is being organized by local musician Taylor Boucher as a way to get musicians, promoters, publicists, critics and just about anyone else who is musically involved all under one roof.
The bands performing are Transmission Fields, The Not Likelys, Order of Chaos, Crossfire, The Omega Cell, and Junior Astronomers. Other people participating include Creative Loafing, 106.5 The End, Triple S Booking & Promotions, FFM Promotions, Still Not Dead and more.

Tickets for the 18-and-up event are $10. Doors open at 7 p.m...

- Creative Loafing/ Volume 23, Issue #06

"CL previews upcoming shows"

Order of Chaos The ....Charlotte.... metal quartet has been making rounds of local and regional gin joints with their melodic, hard groove metal. The blokes have tightened the wares over the last couple of years and are ready to pounce with the release and celebration of the new recording tonight. The double bass drums and guitars oughta keep the party hoppings. With Wicked Jones and Claiming Redemption...... Tremont.... Music Hall...

- Samir Shukla

- Creative Loafing

"ORDER OF CHAOS In The Studio"

Amps 11 Magazine October, 2008

Charlotte area hard and heavy rockers Order of Chaos have been recording new tracks at Ocean Industries Studio in Charleston, SC. Shinedown bass player, Eric Bass, owns the studio along with fellow sound enginer, pro drummer, and magic maker Eric Rickert. "We are laying tracks with Rickert and Andy Yates while the album is being produced by Andy," related OOC lead vocalist (and AMPS11 contributor) Allan "Nasty" Starnes. "The album will be released in November 2008," he continued, "and we are planning a huge CD release party at Tremont Music Hall in November." More details soon. Check myspace.com/orderofchaosband and orderofchaosmusic.com for more info and updates.

- Debby Jennings
- Amps 11 Magazine

"Trifecta of Live Shows Scratch Itch"

Amps 11. August 2008
Trifecta of Live Shows Scratch Itch
By: A.C. Starnes

Looking for an event to scratch your live music itch? Of course your answer is yes! If you're reading AMPS 11 you are definitely a coinsurer of the Charlotte music panorama and will appreciate the following three August events. From pop rock, to amplified acoustic, to the evil heavy; it's all here for you in August.
Sat., Aug. 2: pop rock band —Starfish and Coffee— performs at Charlotte's Underground. These guys are from Atlanta, can be compared to Jimmy Eat World and Blink 182, and are on tour, so catch them while you can in the Charlotte area.
Starfish and Coffee is getting plenty of attention, due in part because Ross Childress, who fronts Starfish and Coffee on lead guitar/vocals is most widely known as the lead guitarist in the multi-platinum band Collective Soul Here's a chance to catch an "up and coming" act in an intimate Charlotte club setting, so go check out Starfish and Coffee live Aug. 2 at Charlotte's Underground, 4205 Monroe Road.
Go to mystarfishandcoffee.com for more on the band. For show information, call the club: 704-332-0074, or go to myspace.com/charlottes_underground. Wed., Aug. 20: one of Charlotte's most well-known, well-traveled musicians — Rayen Belchere — takes the stage at Amos Southend. Belchere's rock 'n' roll dreams have taken him around the world: from East Coast to the West Coast, from the U.S. t the Orient and back. These days, he describes himself as "The Acoustic Rockstar" and regardless, he is definitely a rockstar. I remember first seeing Belchere perform over thirteen years ago at a bar in Rock Hill, SC. He was fronting the band Lunatic Candy Kreep with a performance that has forever stuck in my memory. A dozen years later, on my own journey through the music scene he's a guy I look to, for direction.
If you want to put your hand on the true pulse of Charlotte's beautiful melodic side, go check out Rayen Belchere at Amos Southend on August 20th. For more information about the artist and the event, go to rayenbelchere.com and amossouthend.com.
Fri., Aug. 8: The last event to be mentioned is one that I am really excited about. Why, you ask? It is a FFM Promotions event involving my band Order of Chaos at Tremont Music Hall on Aug. 8. Light the fuse and back up because Charlotte's own, Order of Chaos takes the stage, detonating a show filled with the heavy stuff.
For this show, OOC will be playing all new material from a soon-to-be released album, hitting the shelves in late September. We've been working on the new material with engineer Andy Yates laying the tracks at Ocean Industries Studio in James Island, SC— an impressive studio owned by Eric Bass, the bass player from Shinedown.
The evening's lineup also includes Skinkage, Seventh Floor, and Blatant Disarray. Hailing from Raleigh, Blatant Disarray slams the stage first on the 8th with their tremendous heavy metal sound. They don't get down to the Queen City often, get there early, so you don't miss them.
Skinkage, a seasoned, thunderous metal band will have the crowd swirling, ears hurting, and leave 'em pleading for more. These guys have also been in the studio with Swift's own Jamie King at Basement Recording Studio. Their new album should be completed in late November. Much of what they will be shredding for this show will be on the upcoming release.
Doors open at 8 PM on Aug. 8 for Order of Chaos, Skinkage, Seventh Floor, Blatant Disarray at Tremont Music Hall, 400 West Tremont Ave., Charlotte. Call 704-343-9494 or go to tremontmusichall.com.
Check out ffmpromotions.com for all event details. Find our more on the bands at orderofchaosmusic.com, blatantdisarray. com, myspace.com/skinkage, myspsce.com/ayatesaudio, oceanindustriesstudios.com, myspace.com/breakupdafloor, and myspace.com/thebasementrecordingnc.
- Amps 11 Magazine

"Put Some Order to Chaos at Money Show"

Put Some Order to Chaos at Money Show
- By Debby Jet Jennings

Time to transport through a progressive portal via Order of Chaos Saturday at The Money, 111 S. Cherry Road, Rock Hill. Grunge with heavy rock is stylishly distorted in the sound of this four-man band.
The members are Matt, drums; Mrz, guitars; and Mims, bass; fronted by Allan "Nasty" Starnes. The band rocks an edge with Southern sass for a mesmeric manifestation.

Their myspace profile reveals song diversity — "Fall of Man" takes a somewhat Ministry stand, or is that White Zombie? "In The Day" is a throwback to some late '60s psychedelic quandary, while "Land of the Boogieman" is a boogie rock throwdown. "Scarred" is some sort of crazy lost tribal trip, ancient and primeval, as if this band might create its own mythology.

The members maintain that they "called the band a name representative of the ultimate human desire and the ultimate human fallacy." The sound is unruly with a meticulous systematic aim. Order of Chaos will perform with Coefficient of Restitution and Wells of Elam. Call The Money at 329-2710 or go to orderochaos music.com and myspace.com / orderofchaosband.
- The Herald


Beautiful Evil EP 2009.
Nothing Seed 2006.



Order of Chaos is a four piece loud and heavy Rock band from Charlotte, NC playing “crazy, fist-raising, country boy, monster noise.� The band formed in 2005 and has since become known on the Carolina music scene for their tremendous stage energy and after-hours alcohol encouraged behavior. However, with their latest independent release titled “Beautiful Evil EP� OoC has now established themselves as an unvarying power with their sound as well as their performance among the Carolina music community.
The chaotic creation started to rage when Allan “Nasty� Starnes, Matt Johnson, and Stephen “Mimz� Mims came together with guitarist Kersey “Mrz� Martin, who replaced the original guitarist. This final OoC line-up has been writing, creating, and exploding on stage since 2007.
The sound has been described in reviews as “melodic, heavy,� and as “hard groove metal with energy and power.� In a Taxi review, the song What Remains was described as "there is melody: the parts are heavy yet still melodic. So many heavy bands forget that melody is important, but not Order of Chaos." Debbie “Jet� Jennings with Amps 11 Magazine describes the OoC sound as; “grungy with heavy rock is stylishly distorted,� and goes on to say “the band rocks an edge with Southern sass for a mesmeric manifestation.� With the heavy double bass drum action, beautifully distorted guitars, and vocal melodies; Order of Chaos is developing a new spin on the heavy rock sound. The sound at moments has been compared to Deftones, Chevelle, Limp Bizkit, Ministry, and Zombie; while the presentation of the OoC product on stage is compared to none.
The band recently built a studio in Charlotte, NC as one of the next steps to continue to develop the sound and spread the Order of Chaos name. New material is constantly strived for while working with producer Andy Yates on their next independent release coming in early 2010. With these most recent injections into the Chaos machine the sound and delivery continues to aggressively expand with no end in sight.
Order of Chaos is a band of brothers who continue to outlast the revolving door of bands that come and go. They are dedicated to vigorously pushing their way through the musical ranks with the expectation of achieving the “rock star dream� of distinguishing themselves from the masses of other bands. As OoC continues to pay their dues the prize shines much brighter, the dedication to succeed grows larger, and the feeling that the prize will be reached grows to a sensation of destiny.