Disturbed released their breakout debut The Sickness in 2000 and immediately began infecting heavy metal with hit singles like “Stupify” and “Down with the Sickness.” Their follow-up, Believe (2002) debuted at Number One on Billboard’s Top 200 chart. Current bassist John Moyer joined the band in 2003 and their next three releases, Ten Thousand Fists (2005), Indestructible (2008), and Asylum (2010) each also debuted at Number One, making Disturbed one of only 5 rock bands in history to have 4 consecutive releases debut at Number One. The band has sold in excess of 11 million records worldwide and had eight No.1 singles at Active Rock Radio including “Stricken”, “Land of Confusion”, “Indestructible”, “The Night”, and “The Animal”. Smash hit “Inside the Fire” garnered the band their first Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance in 2009. Their most recent release was the B-side compilation album The Lost Children (2011). In October 2011, the band went on an indefinite hiatus.
Art of Anarchy- hard rock supergroup formed in 2011.[The band features twin brothers Jon and Vince Votta on guitar and drums, current Disturbed bassist John Moyer, and Guns N’ Roses‘ Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal as co-guitarist & producer, and former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver vocalist Scott Weiland on vocals. website, Facebook,
Adrenaline Mob is the mafia built around metal heroes Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, Transatlantic), Russell Allen (Symphony X, Allen/Lande, Star One), Mike Olando (Sonic Stomp) and John Moyer (Disturbed). A-Mob’s debut album, Omerta, was released March 13, 2012 and was followed up by the release of the music video for the song “Indifferent”.
The Union Underground was a nu metal/industrial rock band based out of San Antonio, Texas. They released one major label album, An Education in Rebellion, in July 2000 which featured the hit single “Turn Me on ‘Mr. Deadman’. The band released their debut major label album An Education in Rebellion on July 18, 2000. The album sold nearly 400,000 copies with hit singles including “Turn Me On ‘Mr. Deadman'” and “Revolution Man”. In March 2002, The Union Underground released the song “Across the Nation” which was used by the World Wrestling Federation, now known as World Wrestling Entertainment as the theme song for their RAW brand until October 2006. Following the song’s release, it earned extensive airplay nationwide. On June 25, 2002, the band released Live…One Nation Underground, a compilation of live performances. This would be their final release before their label, Portrait, folded in 2002 and The Union Underground disbanded.
Soak formed in 1994 in Austin, TX and in 1996 signed with Interscope Records. Soak’s self-titled debut was released in 1997 on which they managed to carve out a sonic niche of their own with songs such as “Me Compassionate” and “Shuttergut (Caroline)”. In 1997, their single, “Me Compassionate”, was featured on the American Werewolf in Paris soundtrack. The band toured extensively in Texas and throughout the US between 1996 and 1999.