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US nu metal pioneers Korn spawned quite a few imitators in their path, such as the California-based Adema, but there was a legitimate reason why the two bands sounded so similar - original vocalist Mark ‘Marky’ Chavez (15 November 1978, Bakersfield, California, USA) is Korn lead singer Jonathan Davis’ younger half-brother. Adema emerged from the same spawning ground as Korn, Bakersfield, California, and formed during the late 90s, when Chavez began playing with several other local musicians, including Dave DeRoo (b. 3 September 1974, Bakersfield, California, USA; bass) and Tim Fluckey (b. 23 January 1974, Illinois, USA; guitar). When second guitarist Mike Ransom (b. 12 April 1977, USA) and drummer Kris Kohls (b. Bakersfield, California, USA; ex-Videodrone) signed on, the final pieces to the Adema puzzle were in place, which resulted in a recording contract with the Arista Records label. The quintet relocated to a secluded section of northern...

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