Hard Rock/Metal / Rock
You think you know OTEP? Think again. With the release of The Ascension, their third full-length outing, the band challenged itself to avoid cliches and classifications and find a new landscape of sound and vision. "We said 'genre limits and music fads be damned, let's write music that is important to us and that motivates us," explains Otep Shamaya, the band's namesake and driving force. "I wanted to write songs we believe in and let nothing stop us from building the album we want to make." OTEP doesn't merely make records, the band creates musically intricate soundscapes of the soul ...
Alternative/Indie / Rock
With a menagerie of acknowledgements from the likes of Weekender Magazine, Electric City/Diamond City Magazine, Shinbone, LPMVoice, GarageBand.com, and XND Radio, OurAfter has stolen the hearts of moody rock lovers from Tampa to Chicago. Their single, "Karma" was hand-picked for the soundtrack of the independent film, Bloodlines, coming out this summer through THINKFilm, and now the buzz has built to the point that they find themselves bringing a new album to their loyal fans in the fall of 2008 titled "Tabula Rasa".<br>
OurAfter not only have their fingers on the pulse of what their fans desire, but ...
We started out as Alvis with only Nick and Jake. Then we added Aaron on bass to get more sound.
We combined our two bands of Alvis and soon to be started band Temp into this.
Its also pronounced Otis. "ud" in the greek language make a "t" sound.
Outis is Greek for "nobody".