Elijah Blue Allman_311013
Member of Deadsy
American musician Elijah Blue Allman is widely known as the son of Cher
and Gregg Allman. He performed with Deadsy from 1995 until the band
went on a hiatus in 2007. He continues on with his solo project Elijah
Blue and the Trapezoids. Elijah also has worked with other bands and
artists as a featured musician. He provided guitar and bass on 30
Seconds to Mars' song “Welcome to the Universe,” which was
included in the band's self titled debut album (2002).
Childhood and Family:
Elijah Blue Allman was born on July 10, 1976, in Beverly Hills,
California. He is the son of musician and actress Cher and her second
husband Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band. He
has five half brothers: Chaz Bono, Delilah Allman, Michael Allman,
Layla Allman and Devon Allman. He is of Armenian, Irish, English,
German, and Cherokee ancestry from his mother's side.
Welcome to the Universe
Elijah Blue Allman received her first guitar from Kiss bassist Gene
Simmons. He then began touring with her mother at age 13. In 1994, at
age 18, he auditioned for the place as guitarist for Nine Inch Nails
but eventually lost the place to Robin Finck.
In 1995, Elijah started the Goth Rock band, Deadsy, along with Alec
Püre, Carlton Megalodon and Jens Funke. The band has released
three studio albums: “Deadsy” (1996),
“Commencement” (2002) and “Phantasmagore”
(2006), and several singles like “The Elements” (1997),
“The Key to Gramercy Park” / “Mansion World”
(2001), “Brand New Love” (2002) and “Friends”
(2006). It has been in hiatus since 2007.
In early 2008, Elijah began her solo project under the name Elijah Blue and the Trapezoids.
Elijah has been worked as a featured musician for many years. He has
provided guest vocals on many songs for various bands including, Orgy,
Coal Chamber, Sugar Ray and Korn. He plays bass and guitar on the song
“Welcome to the Universe” by 30 Seconds to Mars.
Currently working as a contemporary artist, Elijah had his first solo exhibition at Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles in 2010.