Droid (sometimes typeset as -D-R-O-I-D- or DROID as to fit their official logo) is an American Heavy metal/Death metal band from Long Beach, California. They are currently signed to Korn member James "Munky" Shaffer's record label Emotional Syphon Records. The band was signed to the record label after Shaffer watched them perform live at the world renowned Whiskey-A-Go-Go. The band would also accompany Korn and Limp Bizkit on their 2003 Back 2 Basic's tour, as well as the 2006 and 2007 installments of the Family Values Tour. Droid have also worked as the backing musician's for Korn bassist Fieldy's side project Fieldy's Dreams. The band has been voted 2007 newcomer of the year at The Gauntlet, and the music video for Fueled By Hate was voted the No. 11 video of 2007 on MTV2's Headbangers Ball. It has been recently announced by the band that Duke has left DROID. They have acquired new bassist Ryan Burchfield. Droid has released a single available for download, "Condemn the Weak" on Droidmusic.com. Droid's song God of Anger was featured on the FOX television series Bones in Season 4 episode 21. The band is currently on indefinite hiatus, focusing on other elements in their personal lives.
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