Gemini Syndrome


Gemini Syndrome is an American alternative metal band formed in 2010[1] in Los Angeles, California. The band currently consists of vocalist Aaron Nordstrom,[2] drummer Brian Steele Medina, Miguel "Meegs" Rascon, Nicholas Paul Arnold, and bassist Alessandro "(AP)" Paveri.[3] Their debut album, titled Lux, was released in September 2013. Reviewers drew comparisons to bands like Mudvayne, Five Finger Death Punch, and Tool.[1] Four singles spawned from Lux: "Pleasure and Pain," "Left of Me," "Basement," and "Stardust," which peaked at no. 19 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.[4]

Gemini Syndrome
Gemini Syndrome vocalist Aaron Nordstrom
Gemini Syndrome vocalist Aaron Nordstrom
Background information
OriginLos Angeles, California, United States
GenresAlternative metal, nu metal, hard rock, post-grunge[1]
Years active2010–present
LabelsWarner Bros., Another Century, Century Media Records
Websitegeminisyndrome.com
MembersAaron Nordstrom
Brian Steele Medina
Alessandro Paveri
Miguel "Meegs" Rascón
Nicholas Paul Arnold
Past membersMike Salerno
Rich Juzwick
Charles Lee Salvaggio
Daniel Sahagún

Gemini Syndrome released their sophomore album, Memento Mori, on August 16, 2016, which hit #1 on Billboard Heatseakers Charts [5] Five singles spawned from Memento Mori: "Eternity,[6]""Anonymous,[7]" "Alive Inside,"[8]" "Sorry Not Sorry,[9]" and "Remember We Die," which reached no. 24, and spent 20 weeks on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. [10]

In a press release in September 13, 2017, the band announced that Miguel "Meegs" Rascón (formerly of Coal Chamber) joined the band,[11] replacing both Daniel Sahagún and Charles Lee Salvaggio.[12]

In August 2018, the group performed throughout the United States with American rock band Messer.[13]

On December 17, 2019, the band released a video announcing a new album and that the first single is expected to be released early in 2020.[14]

On July 23, 2021, the band announced their third album 3rd Degree - The Raising to be released on October 15, 2021. The album will feature the three previously released singles, "Die With Me," "IDK," and "Reintegration," along with a newly released single "Abandoned."[15]

MembersEdit

Current members

  • Aaron Nordstrom – vocals (2010–present)
  • Brian Steele Medina – drums (2010–present)
  • Alessandro Paveri – bass (2010–present)
  • Miguel "Meegs" Rascón – guitars (2017–present)
  • Nicholas Paul Arnold – guitars/backup vocals (2017–present)

Former members

  • Mike Salerno – guitars (2010–2016)
  • Rich Juzwick – guitars (2010–2016)
  • Charles Lee Salvaggio – guitars (2016–2017)
  • Daniel Sahagún – guitars (2016–2017)

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[16]
US
Hard
[17]
US
Heat.

[18]
US
Indie.
[19]
US
Rock
[20]
Lux 150 8 3 44
Memento Mori[21] 115[22] 3 1[23] 8 8
3rd Degree - The Raising [24] - - - - -
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

SinglesEdit

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
Main.
Rock

[25]
"Pleasure and Pain" 2012 Lux
"Left of Me" 2013
"Basement"
"Stardust" 19
"Remember We Die" 2016 24 Memento Mori
"Eternity"[6]
"Sorry Not Sorry" 2017 40
"Reintegration" 2020 3rd Degree - The Raising
"IDK" 2021
"Die With Me" 23
"Abandoned"

Music VideosEdit

Title Year Director Album
"Pleasure and Pain" 2012 unknown Lux
"Basement" 2013
"Stardust"
"Remember We Die" 2016 Brian Cox Memento Mori
"Sorry Not Sorry" 2017
"Reintegration" 2020 3rd Degree - The Raising
"IDK" 2021
"Die With Me"
"Abandoned"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Artist Biography by James Christopher Monger. "Gemini Syndrome | Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-07-31.
  2. ^ "Gemini Syndrome, 'Lux' - Exclusive Album Stream Premiere". Noisecreep.com. 2013-09-03. Retrieved 2014-07-19.
  3. ^ Borges, Arly; Venable, Kevin (October 18, 2013). "LUX, THE DEBUT LP FROM GEMINI SYNDROME". Audio360.org. Archived from the original on June 9, 2015. Retrieved June 11, 2015.
  4. ^ "Gemini Syndrome - complete achievements (Albums)". Spirit of Metal Webzine. Retrieved February 20, 2015.
  5. ^ "Gemini Syndrome Memento Mori Chart History". Billboard.com.
  6. ^ a b "Gemini Syndrome Unleash Crushing New Song 'Eternity'". Loudwire.
  7. ^ "Gemini Syndrome Reveal 'Memento Mori' Details, Issue Video". Loudwire.
  8. ^ "Gemini Syndrome's 'Alive Inside' Lyric Video: Exclusive Premiere". Billboard.com.
  9. ^ "Gemini Syndrome, 'Sorry Not Sorry' – Exclusive Video Premiere". Loudwire.com.
  10. ^ "Gemini Syndrome Remember We Die Chart History". Billboard.com.
  11. ^ "Gemini Syndrome Book Fall 2017 Tour, Plan New Album + Welcome Guitarist Meegs Rascon". Loudwire.com.
  12. ^ "Gemini Syndrome". Facebook.com.
  13. ^ "MESSER". Facebook.com. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  14. ^ "Gemini Syndrome [LET THERE BE LIGHT]". www.youtube.com. YouTube. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  15. ^ "Gemini Syndrome - 3rd Degree - the Raising CD Digipack + Digital Download | Shop the Century Media Official Store".
  16. ^ "Gemini Syndrome - Billboard 200 Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  17. ^ "Gemini Syndrome - Hard Rock Albums Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  18. ^ "Gemini Syndrome - Heatseeker Albums Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  19. ^ "Gemini Syndrome - Heatseeker Independent Albums Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  20. ^ "Gemini Syndrome - Heatseeker Top Rock Albums Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  21. ^ "GEMINI SYNDROME To Release 'Memento Mori' Album In August". Blabbermouth.net. June 25, 2016. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
  22. ^ "The Billboard 200 - Charts - Billboard JAPAN". billboard-japan.com. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  23. ^ "Another Century - Gemini Syndrome: : New Album 'Memento Mori' Debuts At No. 1 in Heatseekers Chart!". anothercentury.com. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  24. ^ "3rd Degree - the Raising CD Digipak PRE-ORDER".
  25. ^ "Gemini Syndrome - Mainstream Rock Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved June 2, 2021.

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