MP3 The Radical Thought Resistance - Empowered Species
Contemporary Hard Rock a la Incubus, Sevendust and influenced by live Breakbeat, Electronica and conscious thought.
7 MP3 Songs
ROCK: Hard Rock, ROCK: Modern Rock
The Radical Thought Resistance or simply "RTR" forges a fresh Hard Rock sound by combining elements of Electronica with heavy guitar riffs, soulful vocals and socially conscious lyrics.
RTR vocalist Freedom Bremner has worked with Moby, singing lead on "At least we tried," which can be found on Moby''s CD "18." Freedom was also a finalist on CBS Television''s "StarSearch", where he took the nation by storm with his soulful renditions of Sting''s "If You Love Somebody Set Them Free" and The Doobie Brothers "Long Train Running."
Before playing in RTR, Aki and Howard led a band that was featured on the cable TV show "Farmclub" and were also Discmakers Independent Music World Series East Coast Regional Finalists. Howard also worked on Living Colour vocalist Corey Glover''s solo CD release entitled "Hymns", co-writing and playing drums on several songs. Additionally, Howard was profiled in the June 2003 edition of Modern Drummer magazine where they referred to the "RTR" drum tracks as "dynamic" and "demonstrating speed, facility and creative energy."
RTR has been making a name for themselves in NYC where audiences are not only impressed by their live show but most importantly their songs. RTR takes special care in writing and arranging the songs so a mass audience will be able to appreciate the message and the grooves.
With thought provoking lyrics, a ground breaking approach in style and energetic live shows, RTR is a fresh approach to hard rock in today''s music landscape. Their debut EP CD entitled "Empowered Species" was released in July 2002.