Born Apr 14, 1970
Age 45
Genres Trance + Industri...
Instruments Bass guitar + Per...
Performed With Subkulture Music ...
Record Label FiXT Music
Other Names Albert, Scott

Scott Albert, now known as Klayton, is a multi-instrumentalist musician formerly of New York City and currently of Detroit, Michigan who has led several cult status underground bands and has performed under a variety of stage names since the early 1990s. He is best known for his current project, Celldweller.… Read More

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1970 Birth Born in 1970.


1990 20 Years Old Klayton's primary band throughout the 1990s was Circle of Dust, an industrial metal outfit he formed in 1990. Circle of Dust got signed to R.E.X. Records, a small label that concerned itself primarily with underground Christian metal in the late 80s and early 90s. Despite heavy touring and some notable success in the underground industrial metal scene, Circle of Dust released only two proper albums, those being a self-titled debut in 1992 and a posthumous collection called Disengage in 1998. … Read More
1992 22 Years Old The only Brainchild album, Mindwarp, was released shortly after the debut Circle of Dust album in 1992 and featured even heavier thrash metal influences. … Read More
1994 24 Years Old While Circle of Dust was touring in 1994/1995, Klayton had been contacted on a number of occasions by illusionist Criss Angel, who wanted to collaborate on a magic show.
1995 25 Years Old 1 More Event
When R.E.X.'s legal troubles prevented Klayton from recording or touring in 1995, he put the band to rest and began writing with Angel. … Read More
1996 26 Years Old Again, in 1996, Klayton appeared on a tribute to Stryper under the slightly altered name Cell Dweller.
1998 28 Years Old By 1998, when Klayton had begun working with Criss Angel, he had changed his name from Scott Albert to Klay Scott, explaining in an interview that the name had been given to him by Angel for his ability to "take sounds and shape them as if they were clay". … Read More
Klayton, previously having used Celldweller only as an occasional production moniker, turned the entity into a full-fledged solo band after parting ways with Criss Angel in 1999 and released a five song limited edition teaser EP that same year. … Read More


2000 30 Years Old 1 More Event
However, by 2000, all mention of Klayton had been erased from the Criss Angel website and a complete trilogy of albums, including a re-issue of the first album, were released only under the name Criss Angel as the extended soundtrack for his Amystika show. … Read More
2006 36 Years Old Several years later, however, it appeared that the two had made amends, as Klayton recorded and remixed a new theme song for Angel's Mindfreak show in 2006. … Read More
2008 38 Years Old In 2008, Celldweller released Soundtrack to the Voices in My Head Vol. 1, a collection of works that Klayton felt were more apt for theatrical use than main album material. … Read More
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