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If Hope Dies


Metal-leaning hardcore device If Wish Dies met up in the summertime of 1998 around vocalist Alan French, guitarists Thad Jackson and Aaron Conti, bassist Gary Mann (aka Gary Manowar), and drummer Brandon Wakeham. Centered from Auburn, NY, the people took impact from regional heroes Manowar and performed around for a couple years before issuing their debut recording, Siege Products for Spiritual Decrease, through Diehard Information in Dec 2002. Conti exited following a record’s launch, and was changed on acoustic guitar by Fred Cardinal. If Wish Dies continuing honing their audio and live display with places on many years of Syracuse’s Hellfest, and by posting gigs with rings like In Flames, Lamb of God, and Soilwork. They authorized to Ironclad Recordings within the springtime of 2003, along with a yr later THE BOTTOM Is Hurrying Up to meet up Us premiered with distribution through Metallic Blade. Cardinal after that took his keep; Tim Seib packed his shoes for any 12 months before guitarist Brian Ward became a member of on permanently. Existence in Ruin adopted in March 2006, however the quintet’s lineup didn’t stay steady for lengthy. Jackson departed that springtime, and Naren Ananda inserted by August. Nonetheless it all didn’t actually matter since with the year’s end, If Wish Dies had opted on hiatus.

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Full Name If Hope Dies
Music Songs A Prayer to Afflict the Comfortable, Anthem for the Unemployable, Roddy Piper's Magic Sunglasses, Nuked From Orbit, The Taker Thunderbolt, Water Into Wine Cooler, Who Died and Made Us King?, Fear Will Keep Them in Line, Burned Out, The Ultimate Nullifier, Shop Till You Drop, Time Is Not on Our Side, Some Skynyrd, Sugar, Free Donuts, Dead Reckoning, So It Goes, Marked for Death, The Hungry Ghost, Let Freedom Ring, R.I.P. Cuba Gooding Jr., Life in Ruin, Cursus Honororum, By the Time You Read This, The Null Set, Dellamorte, Dellamore, Siege Equipment for Spiritual Decline, Father Figure, Death of a Salesman, Power of the Dragon's Wings
Albums The Ground Is Rushing Up to Meet Us, Life in Ruin, Siege Equipment for Spiritual Decline

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