SEEKINGRhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Background Singer.
"Entertainment Industry Related Events & Accomplishments"
? Non stop touring from June 2009 - Current covered 47 states over 100,000 miles and played over 400 shows. This included 21 dates on Vans Warped Tour 2011,high school & college performances to thousands of students to achieve a solid fan base, Club to Club touring, Hot topic in stores, and more. The band has successfully followed tours such as Bamboozle Roadshow, Vans Warped Tour 2010, Honda Civic Tour, Jonas Bros, & Fearless Friends Tour hustling cds in lines. All past tour dates viewable at .sonicbids/westland.
? Feature articles appeared in Substream Magazine (December 2009 and August 2010 issues), Hit Quarters, Highwire Daze, "Don't Take It Personal" CD review in Behind The Hype. Westland was selected by Alternative Press as one out of four bands of the month in issue #268.
? Westland won Our Stage & John Lennon Song Contest NAMM Fly Away Selected from over 1,000 bands to play 2010 Winter NAMM Anaheim Convention Center Ourstage NAMM Flyaway on Wanna Play Stage at Lennon Bus Plaza. Friday January 15, 2010.
? The single off their debut album "Cold Sweat" was heard on ESPN Westland single ?Cold Sweat? has received a multitude of airplay on ESPN?s ?Big Monday College Hoops?.
? #1 in Popular Vote 2010 Motel 6 Rock Yourself To Sleep Tour from thousands of bands across the United States to open for Every Avenue on the 2010 Rock Your Self To Sleep Tour.
? Eugene Foley / Foley Entertainment, Inc. "Westland is one of the hardest working groups that I've ever encountered. Their outstanding songs and energetic live shows match their work ethic. This is a group worthy of your attention."
? Fox TV 56 & CBS TV 29 Morning Show Live Monday Feb 8, 2010. Bakersfield, CA
? KMPH Fox TV 26 (Live interview & performance) Friday Feb 19, 2010. Fresno, CA.
? Artist Of The Week .hitquarters ://.hitquarters/index.php3?page=a/artists.php&id=26956
? Artist Of The Week .Alternativemusicscene ? Featured Live Performance & Interview DJ Rosstar?s Punk Rock Show, Los Angeles, CA
January 13, 2010 ://thepunkrockshow/2010/westland-and-title-fight/
? Featured Live Performance & Interview Idobi Radios The Gunz Show, NY, NY July 21, 2010 ://idobi/radio/shows/the-gunz-show/
? Featured Interview New Music Inferno Radio July 26, 2010 ://.blogtalkradio/newmusicinferno/2010/07/26/new-music-inferno-with-special-guests-a-face-for- radio-and-westland
Featured Interview on Berklee Groove ://.berkleegroove/2009/10/08/westland- storms-the-pop-punk-scene/
? Featured Interview on Fearless Radio September 22, 2010 ://fearlessradio
? Debut Music Video ?I?ll Pray For You? Directed By: Chris Cullari Santa Monica, CA
? Featured Interview on Fearless Radio March 31, 2011
? Featured Interview on The Gunz Show (idobi radio) April 6th, 2011
? 35 Show USA Fall Tour started late August 2010 with Rookie of the Year, Scarlet Grey, and IT Boys.
? Charted at #129 on Billboard?s Heatseekers Chart as of 9/29/10
? Charted at #132 on Billboard?s Heatseekers Chart as of 12/22/10
? Charted at #1 on Billboard?s Heatseekers Northeast Chart as of 12/29/10 (above Major Label artist ? Neon Trees ?
? Westland has sold over 18,000 copies of ?Don?t Take It Personal? Over 8,000 have been reported to Nielson Sound Scan.
? Released exclusive song for free download on Purevolume 12/20/10 & featured on the front page of purevolume from 12/20/10 ? 12/27/10
? Direct Support for We The Kings January 1st 2010 Showcase Live, Foxboro Ma. Sold out hometown show with 1,000 people in attendance.
? Over 7,400+ LIKES/Fans on /Westlandmusic
? Launched 8 week National Music Video Campaign with Trendsetter Marketing April ? June 2011: Premiered on Buzznet April 4th 2011,Featured on front page of AOLMusic April 7th 2011,picked up by Princess Cruise lines April 14th 2011,picked up by all 600 Journeys retail locations April 30th 2011,Footlocker retail locations May 20011.
? Launched 8 week National College Radio Campaign with Tinderbox Music March ? May 2011 Charted Multiple times on numerous stations while staying in Heavy and Medium rotation.
? Signed with Degy Booking International as full time college booker. .degy Showcasing at Naca.
? Closed Syncronization agreements with: MTV,E!,OXYGEN,& SHOWTIME (As Of 5/23/11)
TEEN WOLF,WORLD OF JENKS,THE HARD TIMES OF AJ BERGER,REAL WORLD,FANTASY FACTORY,NITRO CIRCUS,SADDLE RANCH,PARENTAL CONTROL.
MARRIED TO ROCK,KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS,KHOLE AND KOURTNEY TAKE ON MIAMI,KIM AND KOURTNEY TAKE NYC,KHOLE AND LAMAR.
BAD GIRLS CLUB,BAD GIRLS NEED LOVE TOO
THE REAL L WORLD
*WESTLAND has played along side: Simple Plan, The Ready Set, Every Avenue, Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, A Day To Remember and many more while on Vans Warped Tour 2011.
*30 Date US & CANADA TOUR 9/8 ? 10/30: SUBSTREAM MUSIC PRESS PRESENTS TOUR FEATURING: WESTLAND / TRANSMIT NOW / FLORAL TERRACE
*VIP BAND AT HONDA CIVIC TOUR FEATURING BLINK 182 / MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE 9/15/11 FIRST NIAGARA PAVILLION, BURGETTSTOWN PA
*PICKED UP BY MERCH NOW
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Mar 17 2012
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Years together:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 2-3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 4-5 nights a week
- 29 years
Every single piece of music I have ever heard.
Members Of Band
Aaron Bonus -Lead Vocal/ Song Writer
Everything and anything one would need to be a national touring acted.
say what you want
say what you want Track number: 3 Year: 2009 Album: "dont take it personal" Genre: Alternative
Looking for musicians who are serious about touring and working in a real business related band. This is not a fun buddy jam band! The current purpose is to finish recording e.p with big name producer and shopping it by a big name entertainment lawyer to all major labels. We have all parties involved and under contract. If you think your the greatest and expect to be treated so, please do not contact us. If you have a great talent and want to use it for business/creative money- making act, then email firstname.lastname@example.org
must be at least 21
must have image
must be able to afford his or her own day to day expenses prior to signing
must be able to travel the country
must be able to travel to merrimac, ma for rehearsal
must provide performance video and picture
must have social skills
must be ready to sign to major label with in six months
must be able to perform on the 2012 vans warped tour in July