Gods of the Earth is the second studio album by American heavy metal band The Sword, released in the United States on April 1, 2008. It gave the band their first experience of commercial success when it peaked at #102 on the Billboard 200 chart. The single released from the album was "Fire Lances of the Ancient Hyperzephyrians", which did not chart.
The Riverboat Gamblers is a punk rock band originally from Denton, Texas but now residing in Austin, Texas.
Fallbrooke have fully embraced the new media in their quest for rock stardom, as can be heard on their self-titled RMR Music Group debut and the first single, "Losin' It," an anthem that begins with ringing U2/Coldplay-style guitars before detailing a technology-fueled long-distance romance which takes place from start to finish on webcams.
Lipstick on the Mirror was the debut major album by Pop Evil released on August 12, 2008, and then re-released under Universal/Republic Records Pazzo Music on May 26, 2009. All the songs on their album were written by the entire band.
The band formed after the break-up of two other Manitoba bands, The Pets from Steinbach and Novillero from Winnipeg. In 2002 The Waking Eyes released a full-length album, Combing the Clouds. This was followed up by their 2004 album, Video Sound. The line up in the band changed when bassist Russ Duerksen left and Joey Penner was introduced.
Attack! Attack! is the eponymous debut album by Welsh alternative rock band Attack! Attack!. The album was released on October 5, 2008. The song "You and Me" is featured in the main setlist of Guitar Hero 5. Source: Wikipedia.
Rock band Everclear are offering a free download of their song "Jesus Was a Democrat".
"Tomorrow" is the third single by Los Angeles-based hard rock band Sixx:A.M.. It reached #33 on the U.S. Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks, not quite matching the #29 success of the previous single, "Pray for Me". This song is also featured in the soundtrack to the film 'Saw IV'. Source: Wikipedia.
F5 is a heavy metal band based out of Phoenix, Arizona which features Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson and ex-Megadeth drummer Jimmy DeGrasso. Founded in 2003, F5 quickly realized their mission to be heavy, but always melodic. With the creative flood gates wide open the group eagerly wrote scores of new songs and recorded their debut album A Drug For All Seasons with producer Ryan Greene, who is recognized for working with bands like Megadeth, Bad Religion, and NOFX. In 2008, F5 finished their highly anticipated second album and enlisted the talents of veteran drummer Jimmy DeGrasso to round out the new recording and touring lineup. With producer Ryan Greene at the helm, the band's new album The Reckoning was released in 2008 via OarFin Distribution (Koch). Source: Wikipedia.
Check out this free download of the track "Mental Health" from the album Phoenix, the seventh studio release by American punk rock band Zebrahead.
From Wikipedia: Full Fathom Five is a live album by the band Clutch. The full name of the album is Full Fathom Five: Audio Field Recordings, differentiating from the accompanying DVD release Full Fathom Five: Video Field Recordings. The album was released on September 9, 2008. All tracks were recorded in late 2007 and early 2008 in four cities: Pittsburgh, PA; Sayreville, NJ; Boulder, CO; and Sydney, Australia.