Living Colour are one of the successful bands of the crossover metal genre. They formed in New York in 1984 and signed to Epic Records in1988, then released their first album Vivid which included the hit "Cult of Personality" and released two more albums (Time's Upand Stain) and one EP (Biscuits). The band broke up in 1994 and guitarist Vernon Reid released a solo album in 1996. The bandreformed in 2001 and played their first concert since the break up. They then singed a deal with Sanctuary Records and released their fourthalbum Collide�scope in late 2003. Six years later in September of 2009, Living Colour released their 5th album 'The Chair in theDoorway'.