Meet Crawling Manifest

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Formed in 2014 on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Crawling Manifest has released 2 EP's and 2 Full Length albums. After multiple line-up changes, live shows, and tours, remaining members Andrew Gladu and Trevor Layton made the decision to write new music taking influence from the bands they grew up listening to and combing a love of Death and Thrash metal into a powerful new sound. Their signature sound and offers something different and unique to their fans by creating and sharing original music that is unmistakably unique.

Crawling Manifest has shared the stage with established national acts such as Fleshgod Apocalypse, Soulfly, Soilwork, Shattered Sun, Battlecross, Goatwhore, Starkill, Rivers of Nihil, Black Fast, Vicious Rumors, Carach Angren, and Kataklysm. Most recently, the band performed at Full Terror Assault in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois on 9/11/2021.

 
 
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“The band has cut their teeth playing live with Fleshgod Apocalypse, Soulfly, Soilwork, Carach Angren, and Kataklysm, with founding members remaining members Andrew Gladu and Trevor Layton still driving the band since 2014. Fans from bands like Havok, Warbringer, Lamb of God, and Power Trip will love Crawling Manifest!” – Ghost Cult Mag

“The album is politically charged and there is a solid level of aggression in the vocals that means you can clearly hear that Gladu is fired up here, he’s not just spitting venom for the hell of it. The aforementioned “World War III” is a prime example being a f*** you to Billionaires who got there by exploiting the people who work their fingers to the bone to earn a crust from them, “Right To Refrain Silence” is a straight up fight song about the right to speak freely without being violated by the powers that be in response.” – Metal Noise

“You want thrash, you get no-frills thrash. This record also feels very honest, and gives the listener exactly what’s on the tin. Speaking of those riffs, they bring great pleasure. Crawling Manifest reveal their talent in writing short, punchy statements and drilling them into the listener’s head.” – Metal Utopia