Chris Hakius
Chris performing live with OM.
Background information
Birth Name Christopher Louis Hakius
Born 14 December 1971
Occupation Musician (Former); Truck Driver
Genres Stoner Metal, Doom Metal, Hard Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Instrument(s) Drums
Years active 1989 - 1996, 1998 - 2008, 2009
Labels Earache, Tupelo, Southern Lord Records, Rise Above Records, The Music Cartel, Holy Mountain
Associated acts Sleep, Om, The Sabians

Chris Hakius is a former drummer best known for his tenure in Sleep and Om.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Asbestos Death[edit | edit source]

Chris joined Al Cisneros, Tom Choi and Matt Pike to form Asbestos Death in 1989, with their first show being at a high school talent show. The band would play sporadically in the California and release two 7" records before renaming themselves as Sleep in 1990.

Sleep[edit | edit source]

See Sleep.

The Sabians[edit | edit source]

See The Sabians.

Om[edit | edit source]

See Om.

Bands[edit | edit source]

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

Chris Hakius has retired from music on two occasions, once in roughly 1996 to take up a job as a truck driver and a second time in 2009 to raise a family and resume his job as a truck driver. He currently lives in California with his wife Rachel and has one child.

Discography[edit | edit source]

Asbestosdeath[edit | edit source]

Sleep[edit | edit source]

The Sabians[edit | edit source]

Om[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  V·T·E  Sleep
Current Members  Al CisnerosMatt PikeJason Roeder
Past Members Chris HakiusJustin Marler
Albums Volume OneSleep's Holy MountainJerusalemDopesmokerThe Sciences
Live Albums Sleep Live at Third Man Records
Extended Plays & Singles Volume TwoThe ClarityLeagues Beneath
Associated Bands and Artists AsbestosdeathDejection, UncleanOmHigh on FireNeurosisKalasThe SabiansShrinebuilderDenver Colorado 09.05.10Billy AndersonArik RoperDavid V. D'andrea
V·T·E Om
Current Members Al CisnerosEmil AmosTyler Trotter
Past Members Chris HakiusRobert Aiki Aubrey Lowe
Studio Albums Variations on a ThemeConference of the BirdsPilgrimageGod Is GoodAdvaitic Songs
Splits Inerrant Rays of Infallible Sun (Blackship Shrinebuilder)Om / Six Organs of Admittance
Singles Gebel BarkalAddis DubplateGethsemane Dubplate
Live Albums Live at JerusalemLive ConferenceLiveBBC Radio 1
Associated Bands and Artists SleepThe SabiansShrinebuilderGrailsPhantom Family HaloHoly Mountain RecordsBilly AndersonDavid V. D'andrea
V·T·E Shrinebuilder
Past Members Al CisnerosScott KellyScott WeinrichDale CroverChris Hakius
Studio Albums Shrinebuilder
Singles Coextinction Release 3
Live Albums L•i•v•e
Associated Bands and Artists NeurosisTribes of NeurotThe ObsessedSpirit CaravanSaint VitusSleepOmAsbestosdeathMelvins
V·T·E The Sabians
Members Chris HakiusJustin MarlerPatrick HuertaRachel Huerta
Studio Albums Beauty For AshesShiver
Associated Bands and Artists SleepOmShrinebuilderAsbestosdeathThe Music Cartel
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