I, The Breather – “Life Reaper”

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Dec 292014

Life Reaper (300)I, The Breather is a metalcore band from Baltimore, Maryland. After their first self-released EP “I, The Breather”, they signed to Sumerian Records where they released two other albums, “These Are My Sins: (2010) and “Truth and Purpose” (2012).

After a few lineup changes during the years where only Shawn Spann (vocals) remained as a founding member, they released another album this year, called: “Life Reaper”.  Let’s take a look, or listen, at it.

What I notice instantly is that they are not afraid to use electronical influences on this album. The first song ‘Setting:Sun’ is full of it but also of some heavy breakdowns and the typical chugging at the guitarstrings. Almost the same can be said for the next song ‘Soul:Seek’ , the big difference is that this song has a catchy chorus. Continue reading »

Oct 272014

I The Breather (600)Baltimore, Maryland-based metallers I The Breather will tour Europe this fall with support from Shoot The Girl First and Novelists. The trek goes through several countries and kicks off Nov. 28 in Belgium and will end on Dec. 22 in Russia, all dates and locations are listed below.

The band’s third and latest album “Life Reaper” was released on July 15, 2014 by Sumerian Records. It was produced by the band and Century band members Ricky Armellino, Grant McFarland, Carson Slovak.

Vocalist Shawn Spann was featured on The Royal’s last album “Dreamcatchers” on the song ‘Halfhearted’.

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