Alt Strum News & Releases

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edited November 2013 in The Rock Band Network!/pages/Alt-Strum-Productions/107892072609806!/ASPproductions

Partners -- Nuclear Blast, Relapse Records, Echozone,Shelly Bay,Dyskfunctional Records LCC
Fastball Music,Big Machine Media,Organic Audio Recorders ,Red Rock Managment,Round Kid Records/Universal, E1 Entertainment,Basement Records

Songs released
77 Moving Picture Show - Bridge that Burns
76 Kamikaze - Dig Your Grave
75 Arch Enemy - Nemisis
74 We are the Illusion- The Podium(double bass)
73 All Shall Perish - Stabbing the Purge (double bass)
72 Eminence - Devils Boulevard (double bass)
71 Conflicted - Victor(ia)
70 Alien Ant Farm - Courage
69 Alien Ant Farm - Movies
68 All Shall Perish - Spineless
67 All Shall Perish - Stabbing the Purge Dissimulation
66 Eminence - Devil's Boulevard
65 Mastodon - Megladon (Double Bass)
64 Mastodon - Megladon
63- Alien Ant Farm -Glow
62 Pump- Low Life in the Fast Lane
61 Noah Engh - Preacher and Devil
60 INC -Rain (Double Bass)
59 INC-Rain
58 Ooops - Garden Of Eden
57 Kataklysm - At the Edge of the World (Double Bass)
56 Cephalic Carnage - Abraxas of Filth (Double Bass)
55 Dirge Within- Forever the Martyr (Double Bass)
54 Dying Fetus - Your Treachery Dies With You (Double Bass)
53 We are the Illusion - The Podium (Double Bass)
52 Dying Fetus - Your Treachery Dies With You
51 Decrepit Birth - The Resonance
50 Deadlock - The Brave/Agony Applause (Double Bass)
49 Poets of the Fall - Lift
48 Nova - Califorinia
47 Cephalic Carnage - Abraxas of Filth
46 Kataklysm - At the Edge of the World
45 Arkaea - Years in the Darkness (Double Bass)
44 Fiction Reform - Whites in there Eyes
43 Silent Descent - Beyond Grey (Double Bass)
42 Grieve for Tomorrow - Beauty is Deceiving
41 We are the Illusion- The Podium
40 Terra Terra Terra - Transmission Lost
39 Dirge Within - Forever the Martyr(double bass)
38 Kataklysm - Numb and Intoxicated (Double Bass)
37 Sonata Arctica - Flag in the Ground (Double Bass)
36 Dirge Within - Forever the Martyr
35 Arkaea - Years in the Darkness
34 Kataklysm - Determined (Double Bass)
33 Mike Orlando - Burn (Double Bass)
32 Deadlock - The Brave/The Agony Applause
31 Dirty Filthy Mugs - Another Round
30 Arkaea - Gone Tomorrow
29 Sonata Arctica -- Flag in the Ground
28 Kittie -- The Truth
27 Sabrosa Purr -- Fashion Kills
26 Kataklysm - Numb and Intoxicated
25 Hitman Blues Band -- Two Minute Warning
24 Silent Descent - Beyond Grey
23 Mike Orlando-- Burn
22 Charlie Drown -- Crazy X
21 Moving Picture Show -- Perfect World
20 Me Talk Pretty -- Wake Up T Mobile Artist of the Month Augest
19 OWL -- Violent Center Featuring Chris Wyse of The Cult
18 OWL -- Charmed Featuring Chris Wyse of The Cult
17 Noah Engh - Buy You A House
16 Your Horrible Smile -- Shot at the Title
15 Ronald Jenkees -- Guitar Sounds
14 C.J. Ramone -- Why Hall of Fame recording Artist
13 C.J. Ramone -- Do It To Me Hall of Fame recording Artist
12 Mile Marker Zero -- Laceration
11 Mile Marker Zero -- A Thousand Nights
10 Hyro Da Hero -- Dirty South Rock
9 Hyro da Hero -- Lights Out
8 Cosmic Tribe -- All I Want
7 Ashland Court -- Hell's Sweet Hands
6 Solarcade -- Rise
5 Kataklysm -- Determined (Vows of Vengeance)
4 (Damn) This Desert Air -- Ghost I Own
3 The Fire Violets -- Fence Jumper Featuring Chris Dye(Gordan) Joe Daniels (Local H)
2 The Fire Violets Dead to the World Featuring Chris Dye(Gordan) Joe Daniels (Local H)
1 Scotty Don't -- Refugee

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  • ToiJu_ToiJu_ Unsigned
    edited November 2010
    Is there more Poets of the Fall coming after Lift? I hope at least some of their other best known songs would come, like Carnival of Rust and War.
  • Nathaniel607Nathaniel607 Opening Act
    edited November 2010
    considering "Jerry Was a Race Car Driver" is played on SIX STRING FRETLESS BASS you can't really blame them.

    Looks okay to me though.
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited November 2010
    New act we are working on at ASP


    Tantric is a post-grunge band from Louisville, Kentucky, that was formed by three former members of Days of the New, Jesse Vest, Todd Whitener, and Matt Taul, with the addition of Merge singer, Hugo Ferreira. They were signed to Maverick Records in 1999, and recorded their self-titled debut with producer, Tobey Wright in 2000. The record was released in February 2001, which debuted at #193 on the Billboard 200. The record eventually went platinum, largely on the strength of the single "Breakdown" and the band's extensive touring with the likes of Kid Rock and Creed. Follow-up singles "Astounded" and a remixed version of "Mourning" also fared well.On March 9 2009, Tantric announced through MySpace that their new album will be entitled Mind Control and that the band were in the process of recording the album. Produced by Brett Hestla (Creed), they announced a release date of August 4, and it was released in stores, as well as all digital retailers.

  • NoThru22NoThru22 Road Warrior
    edited November 2010
    Wow, a platinum artist (especially after debuting at 193.) Impressive.
  • Nathaniel607Nathaniel607 Opening Act
    edited November 2010
    Goddamnit, it won't let me edit that wrong post.

    Well, anyways...


    Also, when are we getting some more Orlando? I'm looking forward to it!
  • kingtonyxkingtonyx Unofficial
    edited November 2010
    lots of good stuff here, Tantric should be a popular one

    are you guys doing the older hits or newer songs?
  • k-mack-mac Road Warrior
    edited November 2010
    It's great to finally see the Hitman Blues Band's first song appear - I've already downloaded it. The only thing it's missing is the keys. It'd be aweoms if you wait to put their other songs up until RBN 2.0 so we can get some keys - the organ is an essential part of these blues songs, and it'd be awesome to be able to learn and play these songs!
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited November 2010
    Out Today! Hitman Blues Band!

    A veteran New York blues player, Russell "Hitman" Alexander has performed at clubs and venues ranging from after-hours dives in the Alphabet City section of Manhattan (back when even the police wouldn't get out of their squad cars) and late night bars in Harlem, to the Royal Ball for the Prince of Malta and the Quad centennial Ball for the Prince of Spain.
    He has had three successful tours of the U.K. (2004, 2005, and 2006), and one in Europe (summer of 2008), playing at numerous clubs and festivals. This included the Great British R&B Festival at Colne, the Eel Pie Club, The Limelight Theater, the BluesExpress Festival in Luxembourg, and many others.
    Hitman says “Over the last twenty five years, I’ve been fortunate to have played with or opposite great musicians, on more stages, and with more great acts than I could ever hope for." This includes Johnny Copeland, Lavette Jackson, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, The Coasters, The Ink Spots, and Whitney Houston

    Formed in 1986, The Hitman Blues Band played all over the New York metro area before moving on to the UK, Europe, and the rest of the US Eastern Seaboard. While the personnel have changed over the years due to touring demands (except for Russell "Hitman" Alexander), the line-up has always been top notch players with the fire and experience needed to lift up the audience. With four critically acclaimed CDs and extremely successful UK and European tours, The Hitman Blues Band is ready to expand into new markets throughout the US and the rest of the world.
  • NoThru22NoThru22 Road Warrior
    edited November 2010
    Are you guys authoring pro drums in any of your songs?
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited November 2010
    New ones that have not been in the system for over 6 months.
  • NoThru22NoThru22 Road Warrior
    edited November 2010
    How about Silent Descent - Beyond Grey? Are there any of your songs missing from my thread?
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited November 2010
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited November 2010
    Just in time for your Thanksgiving Mosh Potatoes!

    Silent Descent -- Beyond Grey

    Combining metal with trance and synth, they are viewed by many as an innovative band. Their sound can be described as a mixture of melodic death metal and trance music.

    In 2007 the band entered the Radio global unsigned band awards, winning the "Symphonic rock or Metal" category, and selected by Judges to receive the "Supreme Silver" award (4th overall in the contest).[1] The following year the band won the Kerrang!/MCN Unsigned Live competition .[2] In August 2008, Silent Descent were featured in metal and alternative music magazine Metal Hammer who proclaimed them "...the trance metal juggernaught the world has been waiting for." In September 2009 Silent Descent sold out the Camden Underworld along with Alestorm.

    The band performed at the Bloodstock Open Air music festival on 17 August 2008[3] and headlined Thursday night's Boardie Takeover at Download festival in 2009[4] and 2010.

    Silent Descent have released two examples of new music due to be released officially in mid-2010; Psychotic Euphoric[5] and Bring-In-Sanity[6].

    My personal Thanksgiving Anthem
    From Nuclear Blast records

    Kataklysm -- Numb and Intoxocated


    [I]So here we are today with tours in over 19 countries around the world, TV appearances expanding in 11 years of existence of blood & sweat, Kataklysm are back to prove that aging brings experience that make great leaders, Kataklysm are at the top of they're form and have evolved into a powerhouse that will crush all ! A new chapter is born.. a new era in extreme music.. be prepared for Kataklysm's deadly grip!!

    Kataklysm have long been known for their perfectly crafted, intensely catchy and anthemic songs and their pummeling live shows. But on Heaven's Venom, the vitriol and aggression contained takes things to another dimension. Their catchy riffs remain intact and their talent is undeniable, but this is the kind of album that turns casual fans into diehard, bloodthirsty maniacs!
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited November 2010
    Happy Thanksgiving from ASP

    New band in testing from us

    Decrepit Birth was formed in 2001 by Matt Sotelo - guitars, Bill Robinson - vocals, and Derek Boyer bass. Originally the intention was to play devastating, brutal, technical death metal, mixed with influences from the early 1990 Florida death metal scene. Since Matt and Derek had at one time both played in Southern California band, DEPRECATED, it was easy for the two of them to begin collaborating on material for the first full length Decrepit Birth album And Time Begins.

    Decrepit Birth was able to catch the attention of Nuclear Blast Records, which was a label the band really wanted to work with for years. After negations, they happily signed on with Nuclear Blast in Spring of 2008. The band is currently touring in support of the new album and is also writing new music, which can only be described as an evolved version of what we did on Diminishing Between Worlds.
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited December 2010
    New release From my bud Will Love!

    Sabrosa Purr -- Fashion Kills Official Vid

    [B][I]Sabrosa Purr are a genre-defying band from Los Angeles, California, composed of Will Love, Jeff Mendel, Angie Mattson and Mahsa Zargaran. They released their self-produced d
  • NoThru22NoThru22 Road Warrior
    edited December 2010
    Does this song include pro drums?

    EDIT: I see that it doesn't. Bad ASP! Bad!
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited December 2010
    lol Ill owe you a shot of Cafe Patron! It was in the system way to long.

    Sonata and Kittie will both have Pro-Drums if that helps!
  • NoThru22NoThru22 Road Warrior
    edited December 2010
    ASPRon;4205130 said:
    lol Ill owe you a shot of Cafe Patron! It was in the system way to long.

    Sonata and Kittie will both have Pro-Drums if that helps!
    I am happy to hear about Sonata but I don't accept the too long excuse. Songs came out in July that had pro drums!
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited December 2010

    (Damn) This Desert Air ( Alternative rockers from Wayne, NJ, creating a buzz within the Rock Band Network community. The group describes its sound as alternative rock with a hint of the maturity of prog rock combined with the angst of punk rock. I’d say it’s a combination of Chevelle and Taproot. Their track “Ghost I Own” is available for Rock Band and has been downloaded 287 times already in just over a month. They’ll be on an upcoming HUM tribute CD as well. Pay close attention to these guys as they continue to grow and develop their sound. Tracks to check out on their MySpace page: “Ghost I Own” and “Calling Orion
  • NoThru22NoThru22 Road Warrior
    edited December 2010
    Are there any more Arctica Sonata songs in the pipeline?
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited December 2010
    Im sure they will be more Sonata.

    Out in error 404 atm with pro drums

    Kittie -- The Truth[I][B]

    "We wanted this to be a behemoth of an album, a real beast," says Kittie front woman Morgan Lander of In The Black, the fifth studio album of her band's decade-long career as metal's reigning femme fatales. The band delivered true on their promise, creating a 12-track behemoth of unapologetic metal splendor, forging bone-crushing music and penetrating vocals into a snarling beast of blunt force trauma. And better yet, they did it without any drama.

    Tara McLeod, Kittie's acclaimed guitarist returns with a prodigious second studio effort. "Tara comes from a different school of music, she's more influenced by blues and jazz, and as we evolve as a band we definitely play off of each other," Morgan says of her fellow guitarist. "They complement each other really well," adds Mercedes, the band's drummer, "and it was really nice to have someone be able to come to practice with a solo for a song or a cool riff. It was nice to have a third party offering suggestions." Also familiar to fans is bassist Ivy Vujic, who has been in the band for two years, making this the most dynamic and engaging lineup in Kittie's history. And their chemistry shows!

    With total domestic sales in excess of 1.25 million, Kittie also approached the recording of In the Black as complete free agents, for their first time ever, writing and recording a record with absolutely no outside influences breathing down their necks. The results will make your skin crawl and the hair on the back of your neck stand at attention[/I][/B]
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited December 2010
    Also in Error 404

    Sonata Arctica-- Flag in the Ground

    [B][I]Sonata Arctica was born in 1996 on the edge of the world, in the northern Finnish town of Kemi. The very first incarnation of the band was named Tricky Beans. As Tricky Beans, the group produced three demos (Friend till the End, Agre Pamppers and PeaceMaker) and played twice in Jyrki S
  • JoshVanHalen87JoshVanHalen87 Road Warrior
    edited December 2010
    thank you soo much for Sonata Arctica, i would buy that song 1000000 times just to get more SA, anyways, thanks a lot!!
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited December 2010
  • NoThru22NoThru22 Road Warrior
    edited December 2010
    Flag in the Ground is amazing on pro drums but my leg feels like it's going to fall off now, thanks.
  • DragoonXDDragoonXD Road Warrior
    edited December 2010
    NoThru22;4213962 said:
    Flag in the Ground is amazing on pro drums but my leg feels like it's going to fall off now, thanks.
    If you think your leg is going to fall off from that, wait til you play "The Truth". I cannot play that fast bass for that long with one pedal.
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited December 2010
    New Band heading to the Network from ASPro

    Only fitting we anounce this today (R.I.P. Dime ) They are one of the biggest influences on Pantera's music and where hanging out with Dime and Phil when they got signed way back when!

    The Indestructible Noise Command

    I.N.C., a thrasher band of "mythical" proportions, emerged in the 1980s as a heavy metal frontrunner. They covered CARS tunes, were there when PANTERA got signed, hit #1 on the U.S. college metal charts, stole the U.K. #2 import slot out from underneath AEROSMITH and released two records which won them solid reviews. There they were. And now? They're back for more.

    I.N.C. (a.k.a. INDESTRUCTIBLE NOISE COMMAND) is poised to bleed heavy aggression and pump a mega dose of adrenalin into today's metal landscape against a backdrop of sound bites and imagery inspired by interviews with German computer programmer and admitted cannibal Armin Meiwes.

    [I]Our new material is far more brutal than our original stuff. Our lyrics are darker, are style is edgier and we're more musically and vocally aggressive," says guitarist and songwriter Erik Barath. "Dennis Leeflang is our new drummer; he's played with Lita Ford. Sam Roon (of HUNG) is our new bassist. That means Dennis (Gergely) can go completely wild on vocals.

    "The band will be different in all the right ways, but we've stayed true enough to our old-school flavor to keep the 'kids' happy. We don't imagine our original fans want or expect us to simply regurgitate what they heard on 'Razorback' [1987] or 'The Visitor' [1988]. That said, yeah, we're open to reworking some of our old hits so that we can include them on our upcoming, third album."

    The tracks for the new CD, entitled"Bleed the Line", will be laid down throughout the summer to emerge as a six-song demo recording.

    The first song will be testing shortly is "Rain", one of I.N.C.'s newest songs, uses machine-gun delivery and buzzsaw riffs to deliver a hefty dose of hard-core thrash. ."Also features A wicked solo by Ron "Bumblefoot" Thai.[/I]
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited December 2010
    Link for Sabrosa Purr
    and if by chance you are in L.A. there opening for Camp Freddy tom night !
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited December 2010
    New artist we will be bringing to the Network!

    Circa Now

    Circa Now was formed in 2007 by lead guitarist and vocalist Josh Pann. Circa Now takes its name from the great Rocket from the Crypt album, Circa Now.
    Circa Now is Josh Pann on lead guitar and vocals, thunderous Scotty Stover on bass and vocals, and hard hitting Justin Botello on drums.

    Circa Now recorded their first album 100 WATTS at Sushifish Studios in San Diego. 100 WATTS was nominated for Best Rock Album at the 2008 at the San Diego Music Awards. In 2010 Circa Now garnered another nomination for Best Rock Album for Hotter Than A Pistol. Circa Now has headlined many successful gigs at the finest venues in California, including The Whiskey a Go Go, The Key Club opening for Steel Panther, The Casbah, The House of Blues and San Diego City Fest. Other highlights include winning The Freedom Session Battle Of The Bands in 2008.

    Internationally recognized record producer Alan Sanderson produced Circa Now’s new CD entitled “Hotter Than A Pistol”. Alan has significant credits that include the Rolling Stones, Weezer, Elvis Costello and other well known artists.

    The Big Takeover said; (November 2010 Issue 67) Along with equally incendiary Dirty Sweet, “Hotter Than A Pistol” Circa Now’s new album is a high octane, 70’s inspired blues rock powder keg.

    Circa Now continues to rumble stages all around the southwest spreading their infectious brand of "Rock n Roll."
  • ASPRonASPRon Opening Act
    edited December 2010

    Another new Artist former Deathrow recording artist Early Girl !

    Her debut will be on April 5th 2011 !

    produced by Brian Dobbs who's credits include AC/DC,Aerosmith,Metallica,The Cult and many more.
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