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Origin Redlands, California, U.S.
Genres Metalcore, hardcore punk
Years active 2002–2009
Labels Facedown
Associated acts Sleeping Giant, Impending Doom, DARASUUM
Website www.xdeathstarx.com
Past members Eric Gregson
Jason Keller
Josh Highland
Tommy Green
Ryan Gregson
Brandon Trahan (B-town)
Ryan "The Dog"
J.R. Bermuda (Little Ryan)
Issac Bueno
Manny Contreras
Ryan Moger
Daniel Myerscough
Kevin Davis (Kevy-D)
BeeJay Hamell

xDEATHSTARx /ˈdɛθstɑr/ was an American Christian metalcore band from Redlands, California. All of the members are straight edge and they incorporate both Christian and straight edge themes within their music, with their view of the loss of values in modern society. The group released its first album in 2004[1] and is currently signed to Facedown Records.[2] xDEATHSTARx has recorded two full length albums[3] and two independent EPs on independent record labels, including Facedown Records, Life Sentence Records, and I Witness Media. The band features three full time vocalists as well as a total three guitarists; one of which is bass.[4] They have appeared on The Discovery Channel’s Jesse James' Monster Garage.[2] In 2008, they released a remastered version of their debut album, which had been out of print.[5] In March 2009 the band announced they were breaking up and moving on their separate ways.[6]

It is rumored that the band members are vegans[7] as its bio mentions a "ThanksVegan" feast in Redlands, CA.;[8] In March 2009, the band announced that their final show would take place on April 4 at Facedown Fest 2009 in California.[9]

All of the members of Sleeping Giant, were former members of xDEATHSTARx



  • The Triumph (2004, Life Sentence Records)
  • We Are the Threat (2007, Facedown Records)
  • The Triumph (2008, Facedown Records (re-release, remastered, new artwork))


Compilation appearances[edit]

  • Rise Up: Hardcore '03
  • Punk Rock is Your Friend: Kung Fu Records Sampler No. 6


  1. ^ Review of The Triumph, Aversion.com
  2. ^ a b "Family - *xDEATHSTARx*". Facedownrecords.com. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Xdeathstarx". Xdeathstarx. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  4. ^ We Are The Threat : HollywoodJesus.com : Music Reviews, Previews and Spiritual Commentary
  5. ^ Review of The Threat. Alternative Press No. 246 (January 2009), p. 127.
  6. ^ "xDeathstarx calls it quits". Metalunderground.com. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  7. ^ We Are the Threat review, Jesus Freak Hideout
  8. ^ "Official bio at". Facedownrecords.com. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  9. ^ "xDeathstarx calls it quits". Lambgoat. March 4, 2009. Retrieved March 4, 2009. 

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