It’s All Happening

Iwrestledabearonce–touring the U.S. with Otep now and preparing to bring their one-of-a-kind, fearless live show to the Vans Warped Tour from July 20-August 15–have just released the It’s All Happening (Century Media Records) three disc deluxe reissue CD, which includes the It’s All Remixed bonus CD and DVD, featuring a variety of remixes and exclusive video. The It’s All Happening bonus DVD includes song stems for listeners to create their own remixes as well as in-studio webisodes, tour journals, music videos and additional video content. In addition, five lucky fans will find an IWABO “Golden Ticket” inside the CD packaging. This will grant the winner and a guest access to three IWABO shows of their choice, a meet and greet with the band, IWABO merchandise and memorabilia.

On It’s All Happening, the Shreveport, LA quintet–now transplanted to Birmingham, AL–embrace elements of grindcore, electronica, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll and even a little country for a chaotic aural concoction that’s as intoxicating as it is incendiary, including the single and video “Tastes Like Kevin Bacon” which burned up the Sirius Hard Attack charts, achieved massive amounts of views on YouTube and is now available for Rock Band 2 on the Rock Band Network.

Produced by Ryan Boesch (Norma Jean) and recorded in Ross Robinson’s Venice Beach studio, It’s All Happening segues from guitarists Steven Bradley and John Ganey’s syncopated spastic riffs to dance floor ready rhythms and beats courtesy of bassist Mike “Rickshaw” Martin and drummer MikeyMontgomery. Above this explosion of styles, vocalist Krysta Cameron screams with precise brutality, before crooning out hauntingly ethereal passages. On cuts like “Danger in the Manger” and “You Ain’t No Family,” her voice swings like a sledgehammer from bludgeoning to beautiful. The band’s charm lies in their sonic sense of ADD–catapulting “The Cat’s Pajamas” and “Pazuzu For The Win” from battle-ready math metal to danceable hip hop doused in jazz for good measure.

Fans can check out the band’s “See You In Shell” video–also found on the DVD–at Iwrestledabearonce are also offering limited edition “See You In Shell” video t-shirts at the IWABO webstore (

Catch Iwrestledabearonce on the road in the following cities:

Date City Venue

The Spectacular Massacre Tour w/ Otep, Stray From The Path and Bury Tomorrow:
July 1 Vineland, NJ Hangar 84
July 2 Jermyn, PA Eleanor Rigby’s
July 3 Pittsburgh, PA The Irish Center
July 5 Eden, NC Modelo Bay
July 6 Spartanburg, SC Ground Zero
July 7 Fayetteville, NC The Rock Shop
July 8 Charleston, SC Oasis Bar & Grill
July 9 Jacksonville, FL The Pit (solo date)
July 11 Tallahassee, FL Floyd’s Music Store
July 12 Pensacola, FL Seville Quarter
July 14 New Orleans, LA The Parish @ House Of Blues
July 15 Memphis, TN New Daisy Theatre
July 16 Salina, KS The Blue Goat
Vans Warped Tour:
July 20 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
July 21 Virginia Beach, VA Virginia Beach Amphitheatre
July 22 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 23 St. Petersburg, FL Vinoy Park
July 24 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
July 25 Orlando, FL Firestone Amphitheatre @ The Lot
July 26 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
July 28 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
July 29 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheatre
July 30 Detroit, MI Comerica Park
July 31 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Aug 1 Shakopee, MN Canterbury Park
Aug 2 Bonner Springs, KS Sandstone Amphitheatre
Aug 5 Edmonton, AB Northlands Grounds
Aug 7 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State Fairgrounds
Aug 8 Denver, CO Invesco Field
Aug 10 San Diego, CA Cricket Amphitheatre
Aug 11 Pomona, CA Pomona Fairplex
Aug 12 Marysville, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Aug 13 Nampa, ID Idaho Centre Amphitheatre
Aug 14 George, WA The Gorge Amphitheater
Aug 15 Hillsboro, OR Washington County Fairgrounds

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