Your Chance to Die is a melodic death metal band from South Carolina. Playing together since 2007, they have developed an unique sound which blends traditional death metal with beautiful melodic interludes. YCTD sports a group of talented musicians coming from a range of influences from power metal to southern thrash metal. Missi Avila (vocals) leads the band, proving that female death metal vocals can be just as brutal as the opposite gender. Coca Avila and Chase Crouch (guitars) carry the band through ear catching leads and harmonizing riffs. Daniel Todd (drums) has been with the band since its early beginnings and is making a name for himself as one of the best metal drummers in the genre. Josh Crawley (bass), newly added to the band has added extra depth and talent to YCTD in just a few short months.
In 2011 Your Chance to Die released it’s first official album with Red Cord Records entitled ‘Suscitacio Somnus’, recorded and produced by Jamie King (Between the Buried and Me, The Human Abstract, For Today) This full length album has received very strong reviews and has topped iTunes and FYE stores as best selling metal album in its first week. The official video for the song ‘Requiem for the Blessed Damned’ has also been released through Red Cord Records. This video received almost 2000 views in its first week on YouTube. Both the album and video continue to gain momentum as more and more fans are catching on to YCTD. They are a very hard working band and have a strong fan base in the southeastern United States.Curious fans always stay to hear this female fronted death metal band, and always leave impressed and begging for more. As Outburn magazine stated ‘this band is one to look out for, for years to come!’