Formerly in the group Relevent, Michael E. Woodruff adopted the stage moniker "Angel" after joining the new incarnation of heavy metal group Motograter.
Motograter is an American nu metal band. They are best known for their homemade instrument the "motograter" - designed with industrial cable and guitar pieces that creates a very deep bass sound. The "motograter" instrument originally took place of the original bass guitar but now accompanies it. The band is also known for painting themselves in a tribal style body paint for concerts. Motograter was founded in San Antonio, Texas in 1995 by Bruce "Grater" Butler playing the Motograter, Joey "Smur" Krzywonski on percussion, Chris "Crispy" Binns on drums, and Zak "The Waz" Ward on vocals.
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Motograter is an American nu metal band formed in 1995. They are best known for their homemade instrument, the "motograter", designed with industrial cable and guitar pieces that creates a unique bass sound. The band is also known for painting themselves in a tribal style body paint for live concerts.
Under the band's original line-up, they released two EPs, Hugh Chardon and Indy. Original singer, Zak Ward left the band in 2002, replacing him with Ivan "Ghost" Moody and released their so-far only studio album, Motograter in 2003. The band went under hiatus in 2005, played a one-time reunion show in 2006, until permanently reformed under a new line-up in 2008. They released the EP, Pre-Release in 2009, and toured until the band's split up in 2011. A new line-up was announced in early 2012, confirming Jhode Romero as the new singer, but are currently in hiatus.