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The Outliers / Blog

August 24th, 2016

Hi everyone! It's been well over a year since our last update and so much has happened. We've officially became named The Outliers shortly after Tyler and Jake joined forces. We released our very first EP called "An Uprising" that was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Ryan Mey of Darkwave Audio. We dropped the album in January 2016 and had the greatest turn out we could have imaginded. Unfortunately Tyler had been gone for 6 months prior to the release. Having said that, a year ago we came to terms in letting Tyler go due to scheduling conflicts with his other activities he had going on in his life. We brought Brad back in October 2015 and started playing shows like a mad man getting back out to the world. In March 2016 Jake decided that he he had too much going on in his life that he needed to part ways and venture on with his life. We quickly met a Jerad Walters and had him in playing shows in no time. Right now we are currently writing our new album due to release in 2017 called 'Millenials". We are recording this new album with Corey Alexander of QUA Productions. We are really excited to introduce this album to the world. We are confident that this cd is going to make want to hit repeat in your cd players. The current line up is hopefully the last one and it lists. Brad Hayes on Vox Eric Wondergem Guitar/Vox Zach Deabay Guitar/Vox Jerad Walters Bass and Brandon Wondergem drums. Thank all of your much needed and appreciated support. From the bottom of our hearts it really means the absolute world to us and we 100% could not be as successful as we have been without any of you. Thank you!

February 27th, 2015

Hey everyone, Eric here to kind of give you an up to date blog on how things have been going for us. Our now former bass player Alyssa has left on matters from within the band and has been replaced by original AISB bass player and former Above The Abyss bass player Jacob Wellman. We are very excited to have him back with us. In January we decided to part ways with now former vocalist Brad due to some issues in the band but he has quickly recovered and started his own project and we couldn't be more happier for him. We have filled his position with former vocalist of Above The Abyss Tyler Pickard who's first show with us will be March 7th at Billy's Lounge in Grand Rapids, MI and we hope all of you can make it out to support us in this battle and give Tyler one hell of a "Welcome to the AISB family" We are gonna lay low for shows after the March 7th show to get Tyler 110% ready to blow your minds! On the music aspect of things we have started our full LP recording process with Ryan Mey of Darkwave Audio and will be delivering a full LP album to you guys as soon as we can. Stay posted for our song "Legend" which should be due to release in lyric video form midway into spring is our goal. Our merch line is starting to grow some make sure you are coming out to support! We can't thank all of you enough for the support through our thick and thin times! Stay classy

November 20th, 2014

Sup guys, here's an update of what's going on with us! We placed in the top 5 for the battle of the bands we played in October at The Music Factory, we find out if we won the whole thing in January so fingers crossed for that!! Since then we have been making it a goal to have atleast 2 brand new songs done a month. Success so far...for we should have our 4th new song finished by December. Right now our finished new songs are "Scrodus Fleedum", "Buried Truth" and "Legend" the 4th is yet to be named. We are however putting a hold on new song writing through December to focus on a killer set list for our upcoming shows December 23rd, 2014 at The Intersection for the Nightmare Before Xmas show and January 24th, 2015 at The Music Factory for 6 Prong Paws CD Release show! That's it for now keep updated with our posts and keep spreading the word!!!

October 5th, 2014

Since July, we have 2 new songs recorded "Rise The Fallen' and "My Last Goodbye". We parted ways with one of the 2 singers we had and have almost completed 2 brand new songs we will be introducing to the fans live in a few short weeks. "Buried Truth" and "Scrodus Fleedum" We have been picked up my the Brace Yourself! Management family and are personally being managed by Kam Mead (The drummer of Michigan metal band "It Lies Within" )

What's New!

Here's a quick up to date since the last blog!!! Bill (the singer that took over for Paul) decided to bail on one of the biggest shows of our careers with Psychostick in our home town of Jackson, MI which made it to where we pretty much will never play at home again! Since then Bill is gone and we obtained our 2 new vocalists Brad Hayes and Jon Rodriguez! We have let go of all of our old recordings and started creating more. Right now our song "Rise the Fallen" is up and available for download! We will be hitting studio very shortly to finish 2 more songs to complete our 3 song demo!!

New AISB Frontman!

As most of you knew or are about to know, Paul left us during our summer break that we were going to use to write new songs for our awesome fans!! So instead of getting all of our songs done we spent over half of our break looking for a new front man. We went through 2 people before we found Bill Doran. He managed to learn 4 old songs and 2 new songs in a matter of 3 and a half weeks. He is phenomenal and a very great addition the band. He showed everybody what he's made of at his first show and our first show back on Nov. 1st at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI and lets just say he blew everybody's mind that night!! Welcome Bill to the As I Said Before family!!

Heading towards the top!!!!

As I Said Before has come along way since we have first started, and now with the help of fans we are going places we have only dreamed about. We just reached the highest point on the Reverbnation Metal charts that we have ever been. As I Said Before is now ranked the 2nd Best Metal Band in the Grand Rapids area, this is a phenomenal accomplishment that the band is baffled buy. We only have one goal in our eyes now and that is to be number one and with the help of all of our incredible fans, i know that its only a matter of time before we top the Grand Rapids metal charts. We thank all of our fans from the bottom of our hearts and say thank you for supporting us, and keep spreading the word to everyone you know to like our pages and subscribe to us because with your help there is nothing that this band will not accomplish!

Help Us Reach the Top

We have progressed so much since the band was officially formed in 2010 and we thank you fans so much it means so much to us! We ask u to keep it up and help us reach the top cuz without you fans we couldn't accomplish anything in this music business thank you so much!

Battle of the Bands

We are currently in a contest for a free music video hosted by Greater Creater Collective and we need ALL your votes. There are a bunch of great bands on the list and AISB is currently running in 3rd. Please keep the votes coming, we appreciate every single one:)