Origin: Shreveport, LA, USA
Genres: Metalcore
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Iwrestledabearonce  


As heard on 2011's Ruining It For Everybody, Louisiana's oddly-named Iwrestledabearonce specializes in jumpy, chaotic, experimental metalcore/mathcore. Kudos to the guys for some pretty impressive musicianship and inventive song titles, though the neverending supply of riffs and tempo changes are a bit much at times.

Current Members

Courtney LaPlante

vocals

Steven Bradley

guitars/programming

Mike Stringer

guitars/programming

Mike Martin

bass

Mike Montgomery

drums

Former Members/Guests

Krysta Cameron

vocals

John Ganey

guitars/programming

Brian Dozier

bass

Dave Branch

bass


Discography



(EP) Iwrestledabearonce 
2007 Tragic Hero
  1. Ulrich Firelord: Breaker of Mountains
  2. Alaskan Flounder Basket
  3. Vlork: Mighty Wielder of Sheep
  4. Still Jolly After All These Years
  5. Corey Feldman Holocaust
  6. Firelord Ulrich (Remix by Dada Yakuza)
  • Krysta Cameron
  • Steven Bradley
  • John Ganey
  • Brian Dozier




It's All Happening 
2009 Century Media
  1. You Ain't No Family
  2. White Water in the Morning
  3. Danger in the Manger
  4. I'm Cold and There Are Wolves After Me
  5. Tastes Like Kevin Bacon
  6. The Cat's Pajamas
  7. Pazuzu for the Win
  8. Black-Eyed Bush
  9. Eli Cash vs. the Godless Savages
  10. See You in Shell
  • Krysta Cameron
  • Steven Bradley
  • John Ganey
  • Dave Branch
  • Mike Montgomery




Ruining It For Everybody 
2011 Century Media
  1. Next Visible Delicious
  2. You Know That Ainít Them Dogs' Real Voices
  3. Deodorant Canít Fix Ugly
  4. This Head Music Makes My Eyes Rain
  5. It Is ďBroĒ Isnít It?
  6. Gold Jacket, Green Jacket
  7. Break It Down Camacho
  8. Stay to the Right
  9. Iím Gonna Shoot
  10. Karate Nipples
  11. Button It Up
  • Krysta Cameron
  • Steven Bradley
  • John Ganey
  • Mike Martin
  • Mike Montgomery

Reviews:   Sputnik Music 



Late For Nothing 
2013 Century Media
  1. Thunder Chunky
  2. Letters to Stallone
  3. Snake Charmer
  4. Boat Paddle
  5. Firebees
  6. Mind the Gap
  7. Carnage Asada
  8. The Map
  9. That's a Horse of a Different Color
  10. I'd Buy That for a Dollar
  11. Inside Job
  12. It Don't Make Me No Nevermind
  • Courtney LaPlante
  • Steven Bradley
  • John Ganey
  • Mike Martin
  • Mike Montgomery

Reviews:   Sputnik Music 



Hail Mary 
2015 Artery
  1. Gift of Death
  2. Remain Calm
  3. Green Eyes
  4. Erase It All
  5. Curse the Spot
  6. Doomed to Fail, Pt. 1
  7. Doomed to Fail, Pt. 2
  8. Killed to Death
  9. Trips
  10. Man of Virtue
  11. Carbon Copy
  12. Wade in the Water
  13. We All Float Down Here
  14. Your God Is Too Small
  • Courtney LaPlante
  • Steven Bradley
  • Mike Stringer
  • Mike Martin
  • Mike Montgomery


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