Gatecreeper

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Gatecreeper
OriginArizona, U.S.
GenresDeath metal
Years active2013 (2013)–present
LabelsRelapse
Associated actsSpirit Adrift
Websitegatecreeper.bandcamp.com
Members
  • Chase Mason
  • Eric Wagner
  • Sean Mears
  • Matt Arrebollo
  • Nate Garrett
Past members
  • Max Nattsblod

Gatecreeper is an American death metal band from Phoenix, Tempe and Tucson, Arizona.

History[edit]

Gatecreeper released a self-titled four song EP in 2014.[1] In 2015, Gatecreeper released a split with the band Take Over and Destroy.[2][3] In 2016, the band was featured on a split with Homewrecker, Outer Heaven, and Scorched.[4][5] In 2016, Gatecreeper released a split with the band Young and in the Way.[6][7]

In 2016, Gatecreeper released their debut full-length album on Relapse Records titled Sonoran Depravation.[8][9][10][11]

In 2015, Gatecreeper played the first show at The Rebel Lounge—former site of the Mason Jar—with The Atlas Moth and Take Over and Destroy.[12]

In August of 2019, Gatecreeper announced their new album Deserted, due for release October 4, 2019 on Relapse Records. [13]

Band members[edit]

Current
  • Chase Mason - vocals (2013-present)
  • Eric Wagner - guitars (2013-present)
  • Sean Mears - bass (2013-present)
  • Matt Arrebollo - drums (2013-present)
  • Nate Garrett - guitars (2015-present)
Former
  • Max Nattsblod - guitars (2013-2015)
Touring members
  • Josh Hall - drums (2017-present)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

  • Sonoran Depravation (2016, Relapse)
  • Deserted (2019, Relapse)

EPs and splits

  • Gatecreeper (2014, King Of The Monsters, Protagonist Music)
  • Gatecreeper, Take Over and Destroy (President Gator, Common Wall Media LLC)
  • Gatecreeper, Homewrecker, Outer Heaven, Scorched (Escapist Records)
  • Gatecreeper, Young and in the Way (2016, A389 Recordings)
  • Sweltering Madness (2017, Closed Casket Activities)
  • Gatecreeper, Iron Reagan (2018, Relapse Records)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bennett, J. "Gatecreeper on Death Metal and Heroin Addiction". Clrvynt. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  2. ^ Hughes, Eric. "Take Over And Destroy / Gatecreeper - Split // Limited to 250 Blood Red & 250 Black Vinyl 7" / Sly Vinyl Exclusive Interview". Slyvinyl. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Take Over And Destroy Premiere New Song, "Subterfuge"". Revolver. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  4. ^ Mehling, Shane. "Enjoy a Buffet of Death with Streams from Gatecreeper, Homewrecker, Outer Heaven and Scorched". Decibel. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Here's A Gatecreeper/Homewrecker/Outer Heaven/Scorched Four-Way Split To Murder Your Thursday". MetalSucks. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  6. ^ Yardley, Miranda. "Listen to the Gatecreeper/Young And In The Way split". Terrorizer. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Listen to Gatecreeper and Young and in the Way Cover Pentagram and Candlemass". MetalSucks. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  8. ^ O'Connor, Andy. "Gatecreeper: Sonoran Depravation". Pitchfork. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  9. ^ Suarez, Gary. "Gatecreeper's 'Sonoran Depravation' Drags Death Metal Out Into the Desert". Vice. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  10. ^ Driedger, Nate. "Album Review: GATECREEPER Sonoran Depravation". Metal Injection. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  11. ^ Rosenberg, Axl. "Don't Deprive Yourself, Stream Gatecreeper's Sonoran Depravation". MetalSucks. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  12. ^ "Rebel Lounge opens in Phoenix's former Mason Jar". azcentral. Retrieved 2019-07-02.
  13. ^ "Gatecreeper announce new album Deserted, unleash "Boiled Over": Stream". Consequence of Sound. 2019-08-07. Retrieved 2019-08-25.