Drive and the determination to succeed is one half of the force behind STEMM.The other is their gripping sense of rhythm and insightful lyrics.Without fear of bearing their souls, their music addresses issues that all can relate to and crosses over throughout alternative, metal, and hardcore genres. This has given them the ability to reach through and appeal to a wide and eclectic audience of all ages.
With relentless efforts towards each phase of their growth western New Yorks STEMM has solidly progressed and achieved an impressive reach throughout their region as well as across the country and overseas.This has given them the opportunity to play such famed venues as The Whisky-A-Go-Go, The Downtown and The Agora Theater and also take to part in high profile shows such as New England Metal and Hard Core Fest and Hell Fest.They became part of the Jager Music family in November of 2004 and have participated as Jager Tour support for two consecutive tours thus far. Their persistence and professionalism has brought about full artist endorsements from reputable companies such as ESP Guitars, Mesa Boogie, Regal Tip and Remo Heads.
After penningthe themesong for the The Ultimate Fighting Championship, STEMMestablished their name as the soundtrack for the extreme sport with their music defining the visuals of the UFC in every television broadcast and pay-per-view event since 2002.The notoriety STEMM attained through the UFC recently brought a new Canadian television network known as The Fight Network, to offer a broadcast deal with STEMM toprovide the music throughout the broadcasts, web site, and commercials for the network.
Other achievements include:
*The only unsigned band on a nationally released Nitrus Records/NoName Worldwide compilation CD UFC Ultimate Beatdowns Volume 1 also featuring Slayer, Damage Plan, Fear Factory, Killswitch Engage and many more cutting edge metal acts.
*TOUR in support for national recording artists, Chimaira, Mushroomhead, Trivium and Bleed The Sky.Guest vocals from Chimairas vocalist, Mark Hunter, can also be heard on the STEMM demo and will be released on the upcoming full length CD Songs for The Incurable Heart. (Courtesy of Road Runner Records)
*Music featured on PLAYSTATION 2 and X-BOX video games,MX World Tour: Featuring Jamie Little,Tapout 2and Sudden Impact.Also on FOX SPORTS television program As Real As It Gets featuring The Ultimate Fighting Championship.
*In regular rotation on the Satellite TV Metal Music channel, MUSICCHOICE.com, where they ranked as high as ..3 on the Metal Charts over signed artists.
*Receiving Light Rotation on commercial alternative station WEDG 103.3 The Edge and included as a permanent fixture on the specialty shows NextWave and Shades Of Metal. The band ranked between ..1 and ..3 on The Edges Top 8 @ 8 for four solid weeks and remained on the chart as one of 8 since April 2005.
The band has independently toured from coast to coast and performed with various national acts such as: Damage Plan, Run-DMC, D-12, Sevendust, The Used, Alter Bridge, Our Lady Peace, Sepultura, Ministry, Soulfly, Mushroomhead, Chimaira, Ill Nino, MachineHead, Cold, Static-X, Taproot, The Tea Party, Snapcase, Hatebreed, Default, Biohazard, Every Time I Die, Bleed The Sky, Manntis, Brand New Sin, E-Town Concrete,Trivium, Soil, 40 Below Summer, Reveille, Primer 55, Flaw, Puya, Jimmy Eat World, Sum 41, Gravity Kills, Nothingface, Vision of Disorder, Stereomud, Slaves on Dope, Finger Eleven, Good Charlotte, Dog Fashion Disco, Motograter, Factory-81 among others
STEMMs aggressive promotional techniques and absolute determination to command attention guarantees they are an up-and-coming band to watch.