Brandan Schieppati

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Brandan Schieppati
Birth name Brandan Schieppati
Also known as Sheep
Born (1980-08-03) August 3, 1980 (age 33)
Origin Newport Beach, California
Genres Melodic death metal, symphonic black metal, hardcore punk, metalcore, punk rock, acoustic rock
Occupations Musician, Songwriter, composer
Instruments guitar
vocals
Years active 1994–present
Associated acts Bleeding Through
Sorrow (band)
Die Die My Darling
Eighteen Visions
The Innocent
The Mistake
Throwdown
Combichrist
Motionless in White

Brandan Schieppati (born August 3, 1980, Newport Beach, California) is the singer of metalcore band Bleeding Through. He is Straight Edge and lives in Orange County. In June 2002, Brandan's jaw was broken in a fight after a show. He went through surgery the next day. Though this resulted in Bleeding Through canceling their tour in support of Portrait of the Goddess, he recovered quickly enough to play at Hellfest 2002.[1]

Career[edit]

Brandan has been in Eighteen Visions, Throwdown, Bleeding Through, The Mistake and Die Die My Darling, a Misfits cover band from which nothing has been released. He has recently formed a new band along with Brooks Wackerman of Bad Religion, Ryan Sinn formerly of The Distillers and Dave Nassie of No Use for a Name called The Innocent. Brandan is also the vocalist for a sideproject called "Suffer Well" with Mick Kenney (Anaal Nathrakh) and Trevor Friedrich (Combichrist, ex- 18 Visions), on drums.

He contributed guest vocals on the track "The Architects of Repulsion" on Australian deathcore band The Red Shore's debut album Unconsecrated. Also on AFI's Decemberunderground (2006) and Tiger Army's Music From Regions Beyond as backing vocals. Also performing guest vocals on the track "Widowmaker" on Psyclon Nine's album "We The Fallen". He also has featured in The band Miss May I's new album Monument, on a bonus iTunes track from pre-orders. Schieppati was also featured in the song "If It's Dead, We'll Kill It" by metal band Motionless In White

He has recently become manager of the Los Angeles born band, letlive

He is currently working on a side project with Atreyu frontman, Alex Varkatzas called 'I Am War'. Alex has described the music they are making together as "brutal heavy short fast blasts of metallic hardcore punk".

Discography[edit]

with I Am War
  • Outlive You All (Razor & Tie, 2012)
with Suffer Well
  • For Today, For Yesterday, For Everyday (Century Media, 2011)
with Bleeding Through
with Eighteen Visions
with Throwdown

Guest appearances[edit]

References[edit]

Brandan is also the owner of Rise Above Fitness, a gym located in Huntington Beach. Brandan has also developed an apparel line for RAF and sells shirts, tank tops, hats, sweatshirts, and women's leggings.