Jesus Piece is an American metalcore band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, formed in 2015. They have toured with acts such as Code Orange, Knocked Loose, and Ghostemane within the past couple of years. The band formed in 2015 with the current line up consisting of Aaron Heard on vocals, along with guitarists David Updike and John DiStefano, bassist Anthony Marinaro and drummer Luis Aponte. They self-released their first demo/EP in the same year, followed by a self-released EP in the summer of 2016. In 2017, they did a split EP with Malice at the Palace which was released through Bridge Nine Records. In 2018, the band signed to Southern Lord Records and released their full-length debut Only Self on August 24 of that year. Only Self received positive reviews from critics being noted for its punishing and heavy sound. In March 2020, it was announced that they will be supporting Code Orange's headlining tour this year along with Show Me the Body, Year of the Knife, and Machine Girl. Pitchfork's Andy O'Connor described their sound and his opening thoughts with "Jesus Piece rage at the nexus of hardcore, death metal, industrial, and ’90s metalcore. They’re part of a new metalcore movement that proves that experimentation and succinct, clobbering riffs can not only coexist, but make for natural partners. On their first full-length, Only Self, they make the case that such should be the new tradition.''