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Elevator 22

Formed: 2001
From: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Elevator 22 News

Below is our complete Elevator 22 news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Elevator 22 Calls It Quits

Canadian metal band, Elevator 22 has decided to call it quits. The band has provided the following explanation:

"After nearly nine years as one of the pillars of heavy metal madness in Hamilton, Ontario, Elevator 22 has finally called it a day. This past May 15th marked the final show for Elevator 22. The band has broken up quietly and amicably and the best reason we can provide right now is that Elevator 22 has simply run its course. After nearly a decade together, musical tastes and band chemistry are bound to change. Moreover, after slogging it out for nearly ten years, it’s time to vacate the niche we’ve inhabited and let the newcomers have a shot." More...

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Members of Elevator 22 Form Side Project

Members of Ontario extreme metallers, Elevator 22,
(www.myspace.com/elevator22) have formed a side project entitled "That Boy Ain't Right" featuring Curtis Smythe on guitar/vocals and Mike Durham on drums.

Rough demos can be heard at the band's MySpace Page.

The project is seeking a bassist and a 2nd guitarist to play live shows. Any one intrested should contact Curtis through the band's MySpace page or email at e22cs@hotmail.com.

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Elevator 22 Announces Series of Shows

Hamilton, Ontario based death metallers, Elevator 22, have announced the following local show dates:

01/24 - Siesta Noveaux - Sherbourne, ON - with BATTLESOUL, TERRORHORSE, Knee Dead In The Dead, Abyssal Throne
03/13 - The Absinthe - Hamilton, ON - with GEORGIAN SKULL, THE EXALTED PILEDRIVER
03/13 - St.thomas - venue - tba $5, all ages – with NOTHING LEFT FOR TOMORROW
04/10 - Absinthe – Hamilton, ON – with AQUILA and MISGUIDED AGRESSION

For more information about Elevator 22 and song samples check out their MySpace page.

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Elevator 22 Finalize New Album Track Listing

Canadian metallers, Elevator 22, issue the following album update on their MySpace page:


"The album is finally done, but the mix you’ll hear on myspace is only a rough mix. We’ll be heading back to the studio to finish up the mixing very soon. There is no release date for the cd yet. "

"The track listing is as follows:

1. It Sent Me Screaming
2. Orthologous Pair
3. Bullet Belt Ballad
4. Thrashwhore
5. Parallel
6. Live To Die
7. Schizothemia
8. In Thirds" More...

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Elevator 22 Issue Another Studio Update

Canadian metallers, Elevator 22, issue the following studio update on their Myspace page:

"Greetings, its been quite the busy month for us and we have been working hard. Mike did a great job tracking the drums for 8 songs in two days. Casey and I took about three sessions each to complete all the guitar tracks and they are sounding crushing! Bart did all his bass parts in one session and the bass sounds huge! Bart is doing an amazing job tracking the vocals, this time around we've done lots of multi-tracking and vocal harmonies. This week, we start the editing and mixing. We are all very excited about this album. Check back often for more news and new songs posted very soon."

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Elevator 22 Guitarists' Gear Stolen

Canadian metallers, Elevator 22, issue the following update on their Myspace page regarding the loss of their guitarists' equipment:

"If any one has any information regarding a stolen road case belonging to guitarists curtis smythe and casey reaper, please let me know. This case contained some equipment that was currently in use during our album in the process of being recorded. It was stolen from a vehicle some time last night between 1:30am and 6:00am. along with the road case a wallet and two cases of beer were taken. Whom ever stole the wallet used the credit card that was in the wallet to purchase some Mc Donalds food."

"The road case is gray, with the Elevator 22 logo on it in black. in the case was a line 6 foot controller a BBE sonic maximizer, assorted patchcords, power cords and guitar accessories. If you have any information please, contact:"



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Elevator 22 Issue Studio Update

Canadian metallers, Elevator 22, issue the following update on their Myspace page:

"E22 have finished tracking drums this past weekend. Mike did a splendid job banging out the tracks. Currently we're tracking guitars and so far everything appears to be running on schedule."

"We'll keep you posted as things progress."


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Elevator 22 Reveal New Album Track Listing

Ontario, Canada based Death/thrash metallers, Elevator 22, issue the following update on their Myspace page:
"Howdy heavy metal fans."

"We have been working hard on pre-production demos for the new album and they are sounding amazing, this album will defiantly be a new level for us."

"The track listing will be:"

"ThrashWhore, Bullet Belt Ballad, It sent me screaming, Parallel, Orthologous Pair, Schizothemia, Live to Die, and one track yet to be titled."

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