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Scorpion Child

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Years active  2006–present
Record label  Nuclear Blast
Labels  Nuclear Blast
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Past members  Chris Hodge Shaun Avants Asa Savage Jeremy Cruz Dave Finner Erick Sanger Shawn Alvear Tom "The Mole" Frank
Origin  Austin, Texas, United States (2006)
Albums  Acid Roulette, Scorpion Child
Members  Aryn Jonathan Black, Jon Rice, Christopher Jay Cowart
Genres  Hard rock, Psychedelic rock, Blues rock, Heavy metal
Similar  Rival Sons, Red Fang, The Sword, HELLYEAH, Crobot

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Scorpion Child is an American rock band from Austin, Texas, formed in 2006.


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Scorpion Child aka "The Child" is composed of Aryn Jonathan Black (vocals), Christopher Jay Cowart (lead guitar), Alec Padron (bass) and Jon Rice (drums). Signed to German-based independent label Nuclear Blast, the group released their self-titled debut album in 2013, which was produced, recorded, and arranged by Grammy-nominated producer Chris “Frenchie” Smith.

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"The Child" is commonly categorized as early 1970s Krautrock and psychedelic rock with a modern heavy metal twist and is heavily influenced by groups such as Rainbow, Pentagram, and Lucifer's Friend.

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The self-titled album by "The Child" debuted at #26 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart & #99 on the Hard Music Album chart. The single "Polygon of Eyes" off the LP was the iTunes “SINGLE OF THE WEEK” for the week of June 25, 2013. Scorpion Child have since been nominated in 2013 as the "Best New Band" for Classic Rock Magazine's "Classic Rock Roll Of Honour."

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On February 5, 2014, it was announced that rhythm guitarist Tom Frank and drummer Shawn Alvear have departed the band, and former Job for a Cowboy drummer Jon "The Charn" Rice would be Alvear's replacement. The band has stated that they would not be finding a replacement rhythm guitarist. In March of 2015,the band announced that they added heavy organ keyboardist AJ Vincent to the lineup. On January 22, 2016 it was announced that drummer Jon 'The Charn' Rice had rejoined his former band.


Studio albums
  • Scorpion Child (2013)
  • Acid Roulette (2016)
  • Singles
  • Livin with a Witch 7" (2010)
  • Polygon of Eyes 7" (2013)
  • EPs
  • Thy Southern Sting (2009)
  • Songs

    She Sings - I KillAcid Roulette · 2016
    Polygon of EyesScorpion Child · 2013
    My Woman in BlackAcid Roulette · 2016


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