Vs The Earth is a four piece power pop-punk band from Baltimore, MD. Vs. the earth incorporates a sound, energy, and look that makes them a total entertainment package. Their regional popularity spans from Florida to New York City, with their success leading to the occasional West coast trip as well. Vs. the earth has played with national acts such as The Gin Blossoms, Quiet Riot, Fuel, Panic! at the Disco, Jude, Caroline Spine, Kix, Breaking Benjimen, and Michelle Branch (along with a few others). A few other accomplishments include wining the Budweiser National Sponsorship: Bud True Music Band, having the singles "Still Remember You," and "Carolina Sky" chosen as a finalist in VH1s Save the Music - Song of the Year contest. The band also launched vstheearth.com in 2001, which has received over 300,000 hits. Myspace plays surpassing 160,000. #57 in pop/punk and #66 in powerpop in listens.
Contact; Gary Hutson (410) 960-2108
VH1 Song of the Year Finalist
LOCAL BALTIMORE BAND, VS THE EARTH, GETS NATIONAL ATTENTION
Adam Marino of vs the Earth recently received the honor of being named Finalist by the Song of the Year
( http://www.songoftheyear.com/ ) songwriting contest. Song of the Year is an international songwriting contest supporting VH-1’s Save the Music Foundation. The Song of the Year judges are some of the biggest names in music including many Grammy Award winners.
Song of the Year is excited to recognize Adam Marino for his exceptional songwriting ability for the song “Still Remember You”. Adam competed against songwriters from all over the world for this honor. When asked what inspired the song Adam commented that it was “9-11”. “I just wanted to give something back to those who had loss so much”. “I went out on the porch on September 11th and the song just wrote itself”.
Currently Adam is concentrating on his music career while hoping to get a record deal with the band, vs the Earth.
You can find more information about Adam Marino of vs the Earth at
visiting their electronic press kit at http://www.sonicbids.com/vstheEarth
Vs The Earth is a four piece power pop-punk band from Baltimore, MD. Over the last four years, the band has grown their fan base from regional in Maryland and Pennsylvania to a loyal following that spans the East Coast from NYC to Florida. With over thirty original songs to their credit, VTE plays to an average of 1,200 people a week, having played over 250 shows in 2005 to a total of 75,000 fans! The band is on target to double those numbers in 2006.
www.vstheearth.com saw 260,000 unique hits in 2005; averaging 350 visits per day, an increase of 35% since 2004. Site traffic continues to increase as the band grows. www.vstheearth.com is a very dynamic website among fans, featuring a photo gallery, a calendar, set lists and a very active guest book, check it out.
Music Gorilla.com, a music industry site for up and coming new artists, has featured (5) #1 Vs The Earth songs.
Among the 1,000+ songs from 200+ bands on Music Gorilla, Vs The Earth has been listened to 30,000 times. Music Gorilla president Alexia Helfand attests the remarkable statistics to fan loyalty, but also to the strength of the material. “Visitors to MusicGorilla.com, whether they are looking for a particular artist or just surfing, can’t help but take note that vs the Earth is always at the top. Curiosity drives them to listen, and the quality of the songs keeps them there.”
Vs The Earth has produced and sold over 15,000 CDs and DVDs in 2005.
Another landmark accomplishment for Vs The Earth is their championship of the Budweiser “True Music” band competition. The band won the Mid-Atlantic regional contest, and then went on to gain the national title in 2004.
VH1 Save the Music - Song of the Year Finalist for "Still Remember You"
Contact: Gary Hutson
Lunch Box ep (2002)
10 Songs . . . 6 Great, 3 Good, 1 Decent (2003)
Self Titled Red CD (2004)
Self Title Blue CD (2004)
DVD Live @ The Recher Theatre (2004)
vs the Earth - Self Title (2005)