Minneapolis, Minnesota deathcore-cum-melodeath outfit With Dead Hands Rising (often abbreviated "WDHR") formed in 2001 and
parted ways in 2009. Their eight-year run produced two full-length albums, a critically-acclaimed EP, and a split with Wings of
Scarlet and Tears Will Drown in addition to a demo released the year of the band's formation. At the time of the band's break.
up, WDHR consisted of Daniel Koppy on drums, Ben Kippley on bass, Logan Branjord, Ty Inhofer, and Alex "Bames" Kelly on
guitars, and Burke VanRaalte on vocals. Ex-members of Darkest Hour, Dead to Fall, The Body Beneath, Blue Ox, Bastard Saint,
and Devilinside served brief stints in WDHR's sound over the years.