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* Edsel Dope - lead vocals, programming

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* Edsel Dope - lead vocals, rhythm guitar, programming



* Adam Durham - lead guitar, backing vocals
* Matt Varley - bass, backing vocals
* Dylan Taraldsen - rhythm guitar
* Sean Stafford - keyboards, samples

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* Adam Durham Virus - lead guitar, backing vocals
* Matt Varley Acey Slade - bass, backing vocals
* Dylan Taraldsen - rhythm guitar
* Sean Stafford - keyboards, samples



* Acey Slade - bass, rhythm guitar, backing vocals

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* Acey Slade Tripp Eisen - bass, rhythm lead guitar, backing vocalsbass
* Sloane Gentry - lead guitar, bass



* Virus - lead guitar, backing vocals


* Edsel Dope - lead vocals, keyboards, programming

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* Edsel Dope - lead vocals, keyboards, programming




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* Sean Stafford - keyboards, samples


* Acey Slady - bass, rhythm guitar, backing vocals

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* Acey Slady Slade - bass, rhythm guitar, backing vocals


* Dylan Taraldsen - rhythm guitar, backing vocals

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* Dylan Taraldsen - rhythm guitar, backing vocals
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* Edsel Dope - lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, programming
* Nikk Dibs - lead guitar, backing vocals

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* Edsel Dope - lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, programming
* Nikk Dibs - lead guitar, backing vocals
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* Jerms Genske - bass, backing vocals

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* Jerms Genske Adam Durham - lead guitar, backing vocals
* Matt Varley
- bass, backing vocals
* Dylan Taraldsen - rhythm guitar, backing vocals




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* Nikk Dibs - lead guitar, bass, keyboards, backing vocals
* Jerms Genske - bass, backing vocals


'''Dope''' are a NuMetal / HardRock band with {{industrial}} influences who exploded onto the New York City club scene in the late '90s and have enjoyed a relative degree of popularity ever since. Headed by their [[FaceOfTheBand enigmatic frontman]] [[StageName Edsel Dope]], they have toured the globe relentlessly, and, as of the time of this writing, they have five studio albums to their name with a sixth due out this year.

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'''Dope''' are a NuMetal / HardRock band with {{industrial}} influences who exploded onto the New York City club scene in the late '90s and have enjoyed a relative degree of popularity ever since. Headed by their [[FaceOfTheBand enigmatic frontman]] [[StageName Edsel Dope]], they have toured the globe relentlessly, and, as of the time of this writing, they have five six studio albums to their name with a sixth seventh due out this year.



* CoverVersion: They've covered Billy Idol, Dead or Alive, Depeche Mode and N.W.A.

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* CoverVersion: They've They have covered Billy Idol, Dead or Alive, Depeche Mode and N.W.A.

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!!'''Members:'''
!!!Current:
* Edsel Dope - lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, programming
* Nikk Dibs - lead guitar, backing vocals
* Chris Warner - drums
* Jerms Genske - bass, backing vocals

!!!Former:
* Simon Dope - keyboards
* Acey Slady - bass, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
* Racci Shay - drums
* Virus - lead guitar, backing vocals


'''Dope''' are a NuMetal / HardRock band with {{industrial}} influences who exploded onto the New York City club scene in the late '90s and have enjoyed a relative degree of popularity ever since. Headed by their [[FaceOfTheBand enigmatic frontman]] [[StageName Edsel Dope]], they have toured the globe relentlessly, and, as of the time of this writing, they have five studio albums to their name with a sixth due out this year.

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'''Dope''' are a NuMetal / HardRock band with {{industrial}} influences who exploded onto the New York City club scene in the late '90s and have enjoyed a relative degree of popularity ever since. Headed by their [[FaceOfTheBand enigmatic frontman]] [[StageName Edsel Dope]], they have toured the globe relentlessly, and, as of the time of this writing, they have five studio albums to their name with a sixth due out this year.
year. Edsel tapped Nikk "Skumm" Dibs from the underground Electro-Metal beast Marazene Machine as he's no slouch when it comes to Industrial Metal. They're known for the covers and giving them a new frightening tone.



* CoverVersion: They've covered Billy Idol, Dead or Alive, Depeche Mode and N.W.A.

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* CoverVersion: They've covered Billy Idol, Dead or Alive, Depeche Mode Mode, Ministry (this one is [[https://youtu.be/zRb_SobRMO8 a nasty song]] itself frightening IronicEcho right down to the machine gun thrashing,) and N.W.A. The video for The Thieves is NightmareFuel. Nikk even commented on facebook, "This is going to be heavy as fukk!"



* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: Ranges from a 5 ("Sing") to a solid 8 ("Die MF Die").

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* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: Ranges from a 5 ("Sing") to a solid 8 ("Die MF Die"). Thieves is a 10. The hardest for a cover

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* SavedFromDevelopmentHell: "Bllod Money (part 1)" was released in 2016 after several years of recording.


'''Dope''' are a {{nu metal}} / {{hard rock}} band with {{industrial}} influences who exploded onto the New York City club scene in the late '90s and have enjoyed a relative degree of popularity ever since. Headed by their [[{{face of the band}} enigmatic frontman]] [[{{stage name}} Edsel Dope]], they have toured the globe relentlessly, and, as of the time of this writing, they have five studio albums to their name with a sixth due out this year.

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'''Dope''' are a {{nu metal}} NuMetal / {{hard rock}} HardRock band with {{industrial}} influences who exploded onto the New York City club scene in the late '90s and have enjoyed a relative degree of popularity ever since. Headed by their [[{{face of the band}} [[FaceOfTheBand enigmatic frontman]] [[{{stage name}} [[StageName Edsel Dope]], they have toured the globe relentlessly, and, as of the time of this writing, they have five studio albums to their name with a sixth due out this year.




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* [[{{Callandresponse song}} Call-and-response song]]: the live performances of "Die MF Die".
** ''"Say 'I'! Say 'I'!"''
** ''"'Burn, burn, burn motherfucker!' Say it!"''

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\n[[foldercontrol]]\n\n[[folder:Music Tropes]]\n!!Dope provides examples of:
* [[{{Callandresponse song}} Call-and-response song]]: BandOfRelatives: Edsel's brother, going by the name Simon Dope, used to be in the band.
* BreakupSong: "With or Without You" and "Always" are both good examples of the "teetering on the brink..." variety.
* CallAndResponseSong:
** The
live performances of "Die MF Die".
** ''"Say "Say 'I'! Say 'I'!"''
** ''"'Burn, "''Burn, burn, burn motherfucker!' motherfucker!'' Say it!"''it!"''
* CoverVersion: They've covered Billy Idol, Dead or Alive, Depeche Mode and N.W.A.
* DarkerAndEdgier: Their album ''No Regrets'' takes on a more traditional, modern heavy metal approach, with guitar solos and more aggressive drumming.
* FaceOfTheBand: Edsel.
* IAmSong: One of their songs off ''Group Therapy'' is entitled just that.
* IntercourseWithYou: "Let's Fuck", "Addiction", and "Sex Machine".
* LighterAndSofter: To many fans, their 2003 album ''Group Therapy''.
* LoveIsADrug: "Addiction".
-->''She's like cocaine, heroin, alcohol and vicodin...''
* LoveNostalgiaSong: "Always", lyrics from which can be seen on the top of this very page, although it is implied that Edsel is still in the relationship as he wrote the song.



* {{Lighter and softer}}: To many fans, their 2003 album ''Group Therapy''.
* {{Darker and edgier}}: Their album ''No Regrets'' takes on a more traditonal, modern heavy metal approach, with guitar solos and more aggressive drumming.
* {{Surprisingly gentle song}}: "Sing", and "Another Day Goes By", both off ''Group Therapy''
* {{Repurposed pop song}}: Dead or Alive's hit '80s single "You Spin Me 'round" was covered for the ''{{American Psycho}}'' film soundtrack.
** MisattributedSong: It was Dope who recorded this version, not Music/MarilynManson.
* {{Cover version}}: They've covered Billy Idol, Dead or Alive, Depeche Mode and N.W.A.
* [[{{Iam song}} "I Am" song]]: one of their songs off ''Group Therapy'' is entitled just that.
* {{Title only chorus}}: "Let's Fuck", off ''American Apathy'', and "Die MF Die" of course.
* {{Breakup song}}: "With or Without You" and "Always" are both good examples of the "teetering on the brink..." variety.
* {{Love nostalgia song}}: "Always", lyrics from which can be seen on the top of this very page, although it is implied that Edsel is still in the relationship as he wrote the song.
* {{Love is a drug}}: "Addiction".
** ''She's like cocaine, heroin, alcohol and vicodin...''
* {{Intercourse with you}}: "Let's Fuck", "Addiction", and "Sex Machine".
* {{Pep talk song}}: In a way, "Take Your Best Shot".
* {{Rockstar song}}: Inverted, with "Debonaire".
* {{Mohs scale of rock and metal hardness}}: Ranges from a 5 ("Sing") to a solid 8 ("Die MF Die").
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* [[{{SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll}} Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll]]: As far as the sex and rock 'n' roll are concerned, Dope are covered. But interestingly, the band derived their name from the fact that they actually sold drugs to afford their instruments back in the early days.
* {{Face of the band}}: Edsel.
* {{Stage name}}: Edsel Dope's birth name is Brian Charles Ebejer.
* {{Band of relatives}}: Edsel's brother, going by the name Simon Dope, used to be in the band.
* {{Lolicon}}: Former guitarist Tripp Eisen, also of Static-X fame, was charged with sexual assault of underage girls on at least two occasions, in the span of ''a couple of weeks''.
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* {{Lighter and softer}}: To many fans, their 2003 album ''Group Therapy''.
* {{Darker and edgier}}:
MisattributedSong: Their album ''No Regrets'' takes on cover of "You Spin Me Round" is commonly thought to be done by Music/MarilynManson.
* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: Ranges from
a more traditonal, modern heavy metal approach, 5 ("Sing") to a solid 8 ("Die MF Die").
* PepTalkSong: In a way, "Take Your Best Shot".
* RepurposedPopSong: Dead or Alive's hit '80s single "You Spin Me 'round" was covered by them for the ''Film/AmericanPsycho'' soundtrack.
* RockstarSong: Inverted,
with guitar solos and more aggressive drumming.
"Debonaire".
* {{Surprisingly gentle song}}: StageName: Edsel Dope's birth name is Brian Charles Ebejer.
* SurprisinglyGentleSong:
"Sing", and "Another Day Goes By", both off ''Group Therapy''
* {{Repurposed pop song}}: Dead or Alive's hit '80s single "You Spin Me 'round" was covered for the ''{{American Psycho}}'' film soundtrack.
TitleOnlyChorus:
** MisattributedSong: It was Dope who recorded this version, not Music/MarilynManson.
* {{Cover version}}: They've covered Billy Idol, Dead or Alive, Depeche Mode and N.W.A.
* [[{{Iam song}} "I Am" song]]: one of their songs off ''Group Therapy'' is entitled just that.
* {{Title only chorus}}:
"Let's Fuck", off ''American Apathy'', and Apathy''
**
"Die MF Die" of course.
* {{Breakup song}}: "With or Without You" and "Always" are both good examples of the "teetering on the brink..." variety.
* {{Love nostalgia song}}: "Always", lyrics from which can be seen on the top of this very page, although it is implied that Edsel is still in the relationship as he wrote the song.
* {{Love is a drug}}: "Addiction".
** ''She's like cocaine, heroin, alcohol and vicodin...''
* {{Intercourse with you}}: "Let's Fuck", "Addiction", and "Sex Machine".
* {{Pep talk song}}: In a way, "Take Your Best Shot".
* {{Rockstar song}}: Inverted, with "Debonaire".
* {{Mohs scale of rock and metal hardness}}: Ranges from a 5 ("Sing") to a solid 8 ("Die MF Die").
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[[folder:Band Tropes]]
* [[{{SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll}} Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll]]: As far as the sex and rock 'n' roll are concerned, Dope are covered. But interestingly, the band derived their name from the fact that they actually sold drugs to afford their instruments back in the early days.
* {{Face of the band}}: Edsel.
* {{Stage name}}: Edsel Dope's birth name is Brian Charles Ebejer.
* {{Band of relatives}}: Edsel's brother, going by the name Simon Dope, used to be in the band.
* {{Lolicon}}: Former guitarist Tripp Eisen, also of Static-X fame, was charged with sexual assault of underage girls on at least two occasions, in the span of ''a couple of weeks''.
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Die".
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** MisattributedSong: It was Dope who recorded this version, not Music/MarilynManson.


* {{Signature song}}: Definitely, without a doubt, "Die MF Die". It has been used in everything from [[{{fanvid}} AMV]]s to [[{{incessantmusicmadness}} interrogation music]] played for prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.

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** ''"'Burn, burn, burn motherfucker!' Say it!"''

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->''"Let's go back to the start like it used to be / Before you fell apart and you blamed it on me / Back when you were my friend - do you remember back then? / All the plans that we made - can we get back to those days?"''
[[center:~"Always"]]

'''Dope''' are a {{nu metal}} / {{hard rock}} band with {{industrial}} influences who exploded onto the New York City club scene in the late '90s and have enjoyed a relative degree of popularity ever since. Headed by their [[{{face of the band}} enigmatic frontman]] [[{{stage name}} Edsel Dope]], they have toured the globe relentlessly, and, as of the time of this writing, they have five studio albums to their name with a sixth due out this year.

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[[folder:Music Tropes]]
*{{Signature song}}: Definitely, without a doubt, "Die MF Die". It has been used in everything from [[{{fanvid}} AMV]]s to [[{{incessantmusicmadness}} interrogation music]] played for prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
*[[{{Callandresponse song}} Call-and-response song]]: the live performances of "Die MF Die".
**''"Say 'I'! Say 'I'!"''
*{{Medley}}: "Die, Boom, Bang, Burn, Fuck", off ''No Regrets''.
*{{Lighter and softer}}: To many fans, their 2003 album ''Group Therapy''.
*{{Darker and edgier}}: Their album ''No Regrets'' takes on a more traditonal, modern heavy metal approach, with guitar solos and more aggressive drumming.
*{{Surprisingly gentle song}}: "Sing", and "Another Day Goes By", both off ''Group Therapy''
*{{Repurposed pop song}}: Dead or Alive's hit '80s single "You Spin Me 'round" was covered for the ''{{American Psycho}}'' film soundtrack.
*{{Cover version}}: They've covered Billy Idol, Dead or Alive, Depeche Mode and N.W.A.
*[[{{Iam song}} "I Am" song]]: one of their songs off ''Group Therapy'' is entitled just that.
*{{Title only chorus}}: "Let's Fuck", off ''American Apathy'', and "Die MF Die" of course.
*{{Breakup song}}: "With or Without You" and "Always" are both good examples of the "teetering on the brink..." variety.
*{{Love nostalgia song}}: "Always", lyrics from which can be seen on the top of this very page, although it is implied that Edsel is still in the relationship as he wrote the song.
*{{Love is a drug}}: "Addiction".
**''She's like cocaine, heroin, alcohol and vicodin...''
*{{Intercourse with you}}: "Let's Fuck", "Addiction", and "Sex Machine".
*{{Pep talk song}}: In a way, "Take Your Best Shot".
*{{Rockstar song}}: Inverted, with "Debonaire".
*{{Mohs scale of rock and metal hardness}}: Ranges from a 5 ("Sing") to a solid 8 ("Die MF Die").
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[[folder:Band Tropes]]
*[[{{SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll}} Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll]]: As far as the sex and rock 'n' roll are concerned, Dope are covered. But interestingly, the band derived their name from the fact that they actually sold drugs to afford their instruments back in the early days.
*{{Face of the band}}: Edsel.
*{{Stage name}}: Edsel Dope's birth name is Brian Charles Ebejer.
*{{Band of relatives}}: Edsel's brother, going by the name Simon Dope, used to be in the band.
*{{Lolicon}}: Former guitarist Tripp Eisen, also of Static-X fame, was charged with sexual assault of underage girls on at least two occasions, in the span of ''a couple of weeks''.
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