In 2017, the album Breaking the World was released, with Jered Threatin performing all instruments. He added that, "While [Jered] may try to spin all this as an elaborate hoax of sorts, I can assure you, knowing my brother, that this indeed was a failed attempt at entering the music industry. Founded by Jered Threatin, real name Jered Eames,[4] it gained notoriety in November 2018 for its European tour, playing to largely empty venues.
Be Part of the Illusion. In 2015, Threatin released a single, "Living Is Dying". While performing one of the songs, Jered would regularly hand his microphone to one of the mannequins to "sing" his lyrics on a backing track. Threatin has been labelled a "fake band" by the music press and described as a vanity project of its founder.

[16] MetalSucks investigated further, identifying Threatin as Eames and documenting his internet presence, including extensive fake record labels, booking companies and management companies, all registered to the same GoDaddy account. Following the break up of Saetith and a brief period with Abigail Williams, he moved to California in 2012 and began the band Threatin as a solo project, for which he adopted the name Jered Threatin. This claim was later proved false by the BBC, who found the emails in question were sent after the failure of the tour. [10] He formed the black metal band Saetith there with his older brother Scott. Threatin is an American rock band from Los Angeles. "[23] Scott Eames, Jered's brother and member of Thy Antichrist, who had previously played with his brother in Saetith, released a statement to distance himself from his brother's actions. [11] However, the tour achieved widespread news coverage when it became known that the shows had been played to empty rooms. In 2015, Threatin released a single, "Living Is Dying". "[21], On November 14, Threatin issued a statement reading, "What is Fake News? A maximum of 60 people were reported to have attended, with a significant number leaving before the end of the 45-minute show. "[23][24] In December, Threatin admitted the hoax and claimed to have sent emails to reporters exposing the hoax on the first day of the tour to build the controversy.
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