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Nashville, United States (1992 – present)

Today Is The Day is an experimental rock/metal band founded by Steve Austin and Brad Elrod. The band saw its beginnings take root in Nashville, Tennessee in the early 1990s when Today Is The Day released their debut EP, entitled How To Win Friends And Influence People, in 1992. This self-financed release garnered the attention of Amphetamine Reptile Records (AmRep) who signed the band (at this time consisting of Austin on vocals and guitar, Brad Elrod on drums and percussion, and Mike Herrell on bass) in February 1993 and released the full-length Supernova later that year.

In September 1994, Today Is The Day saw its popularity in the metal underground gather steam with the release of their second album, entitled Willpower. That same year, Willpower was followed by the Clusterfuck ‘94 split EP with labelmates Chokebore and Guzzard. Today Is The Day made another appearance on 7” that year, as they contributed to the tenth volume of AmRep’s Dope-Guns-‘N-Fucking In The Streets 7” series with Brainiac and Steel Pole Bath Tub.

Today Is The Day’s eponymously-titled March 1996 effort furthered the band’s legacy within the metal community. This album was the first Today Is The Day release recorded at Austin’s own studio, Austin Enterprise, in Nashville. For this release, Steve Austin shifted the band’s sound slightly and opted to replace bassist Mike Herrell with keyboardist Scott Wexton. Today Is The Day would be the band’s final recording for AmRep.


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  • zkl2wwa

    For my ears 'Animal Mother' is TITD best album. Thank You Steve Austin!

    18 Oct 12:39am Reply
  • Jimsonisolation

    Does not disappoint. I even like that shitty sick your mouth song, I remember when that was released with Wetnurse crew and it was a bit shit.

    12 Oct 4:40pm Reply

    Man this is so good. Just makes me wish I could ask him what he was going for on the last one, cuz whatever it was it plain didn't work.

    9 Oct 5:22pm Reply
  • drmagg

    couple of songs could be better, but overall very solid record

    9 Oct 10:04am Reply
  • JavierGarciaCeb

    Steve Austin is Satan, the new album is fuckin' awesome!!!

    9 Oct 9:30am Reply
  • tuplawee

    Didn't expect Animal Mother to be this savage and interesting. Gud shyt.

    8 Oct 3:54pm Reply
  • doyleconspiracy

    New album is insane. He brought back the sounds from ITEOG.

    8 Oct 2:43am Reply

    Just added a bunch of old photos from "In the Eyes of God" DVD with the guys from Mastodon, check it out!

    7 Sep 10:35am Reply
  • drmagg

    @like WIllpower meets SWP@ --> Fucking awesome, basically.

    4 Sep 8:53pm Reply
  • nemuii

    New material teaser.

    21 Aug 1:09am Reply
  • Jimsonisolation

    That new shit is sounding like WIllpower meets SWP.

    20 Aug 6:55pm Reply
  • verbcake

    Just signed to Southern Lord, new album some time this year.

    8 Jun 5:14am Reply
  • alexlakisov

    два чаю

    15 May 12:31pm Reply
  • CancerLOL

    @Я по настоящему понял эту группу, когда обожрался кислоты, разъебал с ноги тачку и танцевал с ментами и потерпевшей под звучавшую в голове Argali. Никогда не забуду это соло.@

    15 May 12:24pm Reply
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  • Sutinen

    Love em

    8 Feb 6:10pm Reply
  • elchingolense

    Never fails to make me sweat.

    23 Jan 3:26am Reply
  • wreckyourself82

    working on new album. Steve Austin says it falls somewhere between TOTMS and ITEOG. God I hope this is true!

    21 Jan 10:52pm Reply
  • anjushkaa

    today is the day is fucking amazing!

    11 Jan 7:46pm Reply
  • drmagg

    Errm, guys. Raise your pants, will ya?

    1 Jan 10:03am Reply
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