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IWrestledABearOnce Announcees Lineup Changes

Louisiana based experimental metallers IWrestledABearOnce has announced that band members Ryan Pearson (drums), Brian Dozier (bass) and John Ganey (guitars/programming) have all parted ways with the band.

A message from the band reads as follows: "Wellll we didn't think it was too big of a deal, buttt for those asking about the new members thing...

"Being on tour and signing to a label and being poor and living in a van for all of eternity and blah blah isn't for everyone. you've probably noticed that most full-time touring bands go through member changes and.. well.. shit happens.. we still love john/brian/ryan, but life goes on and iWaBo will continue until we all fall apart or die in an epic van/plane crash!

"That said.. we have 3 new members that you might not recognize from the original line-up and the "tastes like kevin bacon" video! after much searching, we feel that we have found the perfect touring/writing line-up and i don't think things will be changing again.

"First is mikey on drums... mikey is a sexual beast and enjoys long walks on the beach as well as spooning.

"Next is mim on guitar... she is krysta's sister and she shreds balls. period. the end.

"Anndd finally we have dave on bass. he is a beast and makes love to the bass like it's an underage malaysian prostitute.

"If you are for some reason worried about these changes, then you shouldn't be. ask anyone who has seen us live lately or come to a show and hang out yourself! we wouldn't be picking new members who sucked ass... well.. not who sucked any more ass than the rest of us...

Anyway.. thanks for the support! we will be on tour until halloween, so you should come hang out with us! after that, we will be locking ourselves away to write/record the new full length!"

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1. psyOpus:) writes:

has anyone ever noticed that this band has a tendency to have a heavy beginning, a mellow center(with singing), then a heavy ending with some weird sounds of pop culture references in there somewhere? I'm not dissing the band, but it seems like a trend that would be better to break.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 3:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. SHREDDER13 writes:

^ I actually stumbled upon this band while searching for bear wrestling vids on youtube. I tried listening to their music but, I couldn't adapt to their style. I honestly think this band is completely horrible!...just my opinion...

NP - Motorhead - "Killed By Death"

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 4:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. ZT writes:

....WHO?

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 4:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. XWigglesX writes:

Lol one of my friends likes this one a fair bit. The chick is hot.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 4:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. SHREDDER13 writes:

^ Don't bother checking em' out dude...
Unless you like effortless noise. It's like they just close their eyes and randomly hit a set of notes on their instruments.

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# Oct 8, 2008 @ 4:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. SHREDDER13 writes:

Wiggles - Yeah she is...that's probably the only reason this band is still active. I don't hate this band or have anything against the members, I just find their music to lack of effort. I respect the fact that they are trying hard to succeed but I doubt anything will happen.

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# Oct 8, 2008 @ 5:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. XWigglesX writes:

Ah fair enough. My favorite is Candace from WoJ.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 5:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. ZT writes:

"Unless you like effortless noise. It's like they just close their eyes and randomly hit a set of notes on their instruments."

Yeah, that seems to be the "artistic" thing to do with bands these days....

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 6:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. brandedcfh420 writes:

i google imaged this band and i dont see how you find her hot....kinda pretty, very do-able!!!

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 8:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Drewbacca writes:

It's definently not effortless noise. It's grindcore. Which is essentially formulated noise. If you see any of these bands such as I wrestled a bear once, Psyopus, The red chord, ect. live, they are not only absurdly talented but you hear every note from their cds at the show. Which implies that it isn't at all random. If you don't like chaotic, angry, insane music then grindcore simply isn't for you. The thing I like about IWABO is that Krysta has an amazing singing voice and they switch it up and make it melodic amongst the chaos. Not for everyone though.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 9:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. XWigglesX writes:

Anyone heard anything by Graf Orlock? They are pretty good. Cinema-Grind. All of the songs have a sample from a movie and then each song is lyrics from whatever movie the quote is from. Love it. Good live band too.

# Oct 8, 2008 @ 10:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. garret writes:

shredder13, u can stop commenting now, we get the point that u dont like grind.....
this band is amazingly talented and i also love the fact that a female vocalist is better than most male ones......

peace

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