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Otep Shamaya is a singer-songwriter, poet, author and artist. She is best known as the lead vocalist of the metal band Otep.

Otep Shamaya made her debut in 2000 with the self name band, Otep, and released the EP Jihad. Otep's full length album, Sevas Tra, was released in June 2002. Other albums that followed House of Secrets (July 2004), The Ascension (October 2007), Smash the Control Machine ( August 2009), Atavist (April 2011) and Hydra (January 2013).

Otep Shamaya has made appearances on HBO's Def Poetry, and made a brief appearance in the movie The Thirst. Read more...