Alien Ant Farm

The SoCal alt-metal foursome Alien Ant Farm formed in 1996 with the raging singer/songwriter Dryden Mitchell, guitarist Terry Corso, bassist Tye Zamora, and drummer Mike Cosgrove. All were bored with their day jobs and sought something else to break them from corporate norms. Music allowed them to freely express themselves, and a friendship was born. They independently released their quirky debut, Greatest Hits, toward the end of the '90s and soon enough noise surrounded the band. It won the award for Best Independent Album at the 1999 L.A. Music Awards and Alien Ant Farm found themselves striking a deal with Papa Roach's New Noize, which is partners with DreamWorks.

Two years later they made their major-label introduction with ANThology, issued in March 2001. Debut single "Smooth Criminal" was a funky metal mix of Michael Jackson's original song, and pop kids of the TRL generation loved it. The song hit number one on the modern rock charts, and the album eventually went platinum. A year later, between tours of Europe, the band was back in the studio recording new music. Their new song "Bug Bites" was featured in the Tobey Maguire flick Spiderman in May 2002. But while traveling in Spain to a gig in Portugal that same month, the band's bus collided with a truck, killing their driver, Christopher Holland. The band and crew members suffered various injuries as well, most seriously Mitchell, who fractured his C2 vertebra. Thankfully, he came out of surgery able to walk, though suffered some nerve damage and a slight loss of motion.

Committed to getting back to work and pushing the incident aside, Alien Ant Farm hit the studio to record their follow-up record. truANT was issued in May 2003, right as Dreamworks was dissolving as a label. As a result, the album barely made a splash on the U.S. charts, though the single "These Days" managed to crack the Top 30. Guitarist Corso subsequently exited the group and was replaced by Joe Hill. Zamora next left for college after recording of the band's fourth effort wrapped. Up in the Attic appeared in July 2006 on New Door Records, as hardcore vet Alex Barreto (Chain of Strength, Inside Out) entered on bass. Alien Ant Farm simultaneously released the DVD BUSted, which included music videos, live footage, and a candid documentary. ~ MacKenzie Wilson, All Music Guide


Tulsa based Hip-Hop/R & B/Punk/Whatever we feel like fusing.

The Ridgelands

Ever wonder what it would be like if the ninja turtles drank and sort of played instruments instead of fighting crime? Yeah? Well then we're your band. We are The Ridgelands, we aint got nothin' to lose... cept your respect. But we probably lost that when you stumbled across our page.


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Chicago's skate punk rockers, THE RIDGELANDS, debut there brand new EP "Corey Webster Must Die!!!", theme from the film "Thrashin'". Combining young, snotty and out of control 90's Lookout Records style era Punk Rock in vein of early Green Day, Screeching Weasel, and the Queers. Critical Mass rated "Corey Webster Must Die!!!" 4/5 stars. Check it out!!! -
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Music, pizza, skateboarding, steak beats, broads, 40's

Kick Tree

"KICK TREE could be considered a venues dream come true and nightmare all in one. Their vulgarity in lyricism pairs nicely with their punk rock persona. Their music isn't farfetch'd from the early days of Green Day, but comes with a much louder, aggressive live show that just can't seem to be ignored. My synopsis of KICK TREE is to expect very big things for their future, as they very well could be the sleeping giant waiting to revise, and rekindle the spirit of punk rock music."

Kick Tree is a 5-piece, high energy rock band from the Tulsa, OK area. Starting originally in 2009 in Claremore, OK as a 3-piece with a raw punk rock sound, our sound has developed over time into a great mix of rock'n roll with a punk attitude. We bring an exciting and fun show to any stage we play. Our first full length album "Family Ties" is set to be released in 2014 following their 2013 EP release "Nuclear Winter".

Kick Tree has been selected to play:
w/ Bowling For Soup (2x) (Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa, OK)
w/ Badfish (3x) (Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa, OK)
w/ Alien Ant Farm (The Vanguard in Tulsa, OK)
Rocklahoma 2013
Rocklahoma 2014 Hard Rock Stage (Played with: Truckfighters, Nothing More, Lacuna Coil, Thousand Foot Krutch, The Pretty Reckless and Hell Yeah)
SXSW 2014
Oklahoma Main Stage Tulsa State Fair 2012
2014 97.5 KMOD Rocklahoma Madness Battle of the Bands Winner
97.5 KMOD Friday Morning Live
on 97.5 KMOD in Tulsa, OK
on Z104.5 The Edge in Tulsa, OK
Z104.5 Homegroan Showcase @ Cain's Ballroom 2012
Z104.5 4th of July After Party 2012
Ink Life Tour 2012 Battle of The Bands Winner (Oklahoma City)
Free Tulsa 2012

Kick Tree includes: Shua Fontenot on lead vox, Skylar Blue Banning on lead guitar, THE Barrett Smith on rhythm guitar, Nait Adams on bass and Matt "McStix" Childers on drums.

"The Naming of Kick Tree":
The name “Kick Tree” came about when we had our first show and were still nameless. Shua asked his, at the time, 3 year old son what we should name the band. He said Green Day.... and we said well that’s taken bud do you have any other ideas? He then said, as matter of fact as a three year old can “Kick Tree”. We asked, “KICK TREE?? Why buddy??”and he simply said, “Well, you can kick trees!”....DONE....We are Kick Tree

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Alien Ant Farm with SocietySociety, Summer on Titan, The Ridgelands, Kick Tree

Wednesday, August 28 · Doors 6:00 PM / Show 7:00 PM at The Vanguard