STAGE 3 • 7:15 PM - 8 PM
Genre of Music // ALTERNATIVE METAL
Based out of // Newburgh, NY
MARTYR ART is an one-man Alternative Metal band, founded in 2004 by Joe Gagliardi III. As its main producer, singer, songwriter, multiinstrumentalist, and visual artist, Gagliardi is the only official member of Martyr Art and remains solely responsible for its direction. Martyr Arts’ music infuses a wide range of genres including Thrash, Electronic, Goth, Progressive, Djent, Groove, Grunge, Punk, Orchestral and Noise.
Since 2004, Martyr Art has released five full length albums, with the most recent being the criticallyacclaimed “Distorted Interpretations” (released in 2013). Martyr Art has also remixed established artists including Martin L. Gore (of Depeche Mode), Front 242 and Juno Reactor. Martyr Art has opened for international acts Drowning Pool, Corey Glover (of Living Colour), Saul Williams, Doyle (formerly of The Misfits/Danzig) and KMFDM. Joe (in his previous band Dislocate) co-headlined with international metal acts Crowbar, Machine Head and Fear Factory, just to name a few.
Martyr Art has also appeared in three consecutive issues of Guitar World Magazine (Jan-March 2011) in advertisements for Pick Guy Guitar Picks along side John 5 (Rob Zombie) and Suicide Silence. Martyr Art is currently endorsed by String Joy Guitar Strings, ColorCube Creative and Clayton Custom Guitar Picks.
Joe Gagliardi III : Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Sampling, Abnormalities, Production, Composer, Engineer, and Digital Media Artist