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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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  • 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
  • AegisInYaSoul

    Similiar to Knut and Godflesh. This shit is going to be crazy.

    12 Dec 2013 Reply
  • AvertedTrope

    Apparently similar to both Neurosis and Pig Destroyer. I'm interested.

    29 Nov 2013 Reply
  • _duif

    gave a boner? who to?

    22 Oct 2013 Reply
  • clubanddeform

    this banf has such am obvioys boner for noetzche that its like giving a speech in front of hundreds of people whilev you gave a boner

    7 Jul 2013 Reply
  • drmagg

    yea, please clear that for me too.

    6 Jul 2013 Reply
  • cyb1rd

    why this band is so awesome?

    3 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Fresh_Veggies

    prolly sadness will prevail bruh

    19 Jun 2013 Reply
  • bvnches

    Most ambitious album?

    19 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Fresh_Veggies

    some truly rare cooking music stay based my friends

    6 Jun 2013 Reply
  • DeviousDVO

    Steve Austin could really benefit from a massage and some stress-release candles. (2)

    4 Jun 2013 Reply
  • juftjrjkry

    Good guys

    5 Apr 2013 Reply
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