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Shreveport LA, United States (2007 – present)

iwrestledabearonce are a band from Shreveport, Louisiana that utilizes a variety of genres and musical influences. The band incorporate various styles of music and shuffle through them rapidly but they do maintain an overall sound with influence. Since their formation in 2007, they’ve released one self-titled EP within the same year via Tragic Hero Records and two full-length albums, It’s All Happening and Ruining it for Everybody, in 2009 and 2011 respectively, via Century Media. It’s All Happening was re-issued June 29, 2010 in a deluxe edition featuring a bonus remix CD and a DVD containing the promo videos for “See You In Shell” and “You Ain’t No Family”, the stems of “Tastes Like Kevin Bacon” and “You Ain’t No Family” for use with remixing, and more.

During Warped Tour 2012, it was announced that vocalist Krysta Cameron had become pregnant and would have to leave the band for the rest of the tour. She was replaced by friend Courtney LaPlante of Unicron for the remainder of the tour. However, bassist Mike Martin stated that same summer that Cameron would be permanently replaced by LaPlante. As of January 24, 2013 the band is writing music for their third studio album with LaPlante on vocals.

Current lineup:

Courtney LaPlante (vocals)
Steven Bradley (lead guitar, keyboards, samples, programming)
John Ganey (rhythm guitar, keyboards, samples, programming)
Mikey Montgomery (drums, backing vocals)
Mike “Rickshaw” Martin (bass)

Former members:
Krysta Cameron (vocals)

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  • hookbags

    One of the best band names ever!

    4 hours ago Reply
  • sammysaurus_

    Wrestling a bear isn't metal enough for you? [2]

    25 Jul 3:18am Reply
  • LucasLinoMota

    Wrestling a bear isn't metal enough for you?

    22 Jul 10:44pm Reply
  • bryantheqb

    why do metalcore bands have the most unmetal band names

    21 Jul 12:04am Reply
  • DesunotoK

    terrible band name but I listened to their debut album it's all happening and it was pretty damn good non boring stuff.

    20 Jul 9:04pm Reply
  • tfaaon

    can't wait to see them live. It must be loads of fun !

    16 Jul 2:52pm Reply
  • anotherChuck

    Последний альбом удивительно хорош!

    11 Jul 9:58am Reply
  • federicogambato

    mathcore?deathcore? maybe I can tag him as crabcore

    8 Jul 9:48am Reply
  • Abakanec

    оооочень странная бездарная хуетень

    6 Jul 1:51pm Reply
  • TTEOTD7

    been a fan from day 1 " Try not to suck any dick in the parking lot"

    3 Jul 4:47am Reply
  • SalvationDK

    Уж попизже митолики и ланыдельрей.

    30 Jun 6:19pm Reply
  • Hour_of_Chaos

    рзо4щ лз%&/)"ЕЩКЗЕЩКЗЕЩКЗ

    19 Jun 3:36pm Reply
  • fuuuuuuuunny

    заебала кукарекать )

    15 Jun 5:56am Reply
  • u_hurt_me

    Нахуй иди, мудак, слушай свою пидарасню а-ля MCR вкупе с Iwrestledabearonce и помалкивай

    12 Jun 4:31pm Reply
  • fuuuuuuuunny

    Охуеваю уже 7 лет, как ЭТО кто-то слушает. Пидарасы колхозные - сказал колхозный пидорас

    8 Jun 2:09pm Reply
  • u_hurt_me

    Охуеваю уже 7 лет, как ЭТО кто-то слушает. Пидарасы колхозные

    31 May 1:37pm Reply
  • uLiiqore

    Krysta, We miss you.

    30 May 11:56pm Reply
  • Parasitical

    Holy crap. I slept on this band since the EP. I am loving their latest!!

    30 May 4:20am Reply
  • bobo9390

    Also, I mentioned this band the other day and someone said "that band is still around?" I don't know if he was trying to sound like a hipster or if they've really dropped off that much in popularity.

    2 May 7:05pm Reply
  • bobo9390

    v agreed. Thank god hipsters have never had anything to do with metalcore bands.

    2 May 7:04pm Reply
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