All American Rejects
The All-American Rejects are a Stillwater, Oklahoma based band whose incomparable sound fuses modern power pop music with drum loops, rock guitar and infectious melodies and harmonies. The duo that is known as The All-American Rejects is Tyson Ritter (vocals, bass) and Nick Wheeler (guitars, drums, keyboards, & programming). The band released their first independent album in the spring of 2000 securing spins on Oklahoma radio creating a massive local fan base. The songs compiling the album attracted opportunities for the duo such as mass local radio and press exposure, licensing on MTV’s Undressed, and opening bill for The Flaming Lips and Caroline’s Spine. In the summer of 2001, The All-American Rejects released the E.P. Same Girl, New Songs and set out to tour the Midwest. By the end of the tour, the band had signed a recording contract with Doghouse Records (The Get Up Kids, River City High). The All-American Rejects recorded their international debut album with producer Tim O’Heir (Superdrag, SamIAm, Sebadoh) in Brooklyn, NY. During this time, the band also filmed a music video for their first single “Swing, Swing”. Their self-titled debut will hit stores October 15th .