Congratulations to Wheeliebar
Thank you for participating in the competition to get your favorite band on the KISS tour.
The hard rock band, Wheeliebar, was formed in January, 1999. In the 10 years together, Wheeliebar has opened for national acts: Incubus, Sevendust, Trapt, Papa Roach, Cypress Hill, Living Colour, Blue Oyster Cult, Phantom Planet, Tantric, Custom, Local H, Smile Empty Soul, Silvertide, A New Revolution, DJ Hurricane (formerly with the Beastie Boys), D.R.I., Slaves On Dope, No Warning, Presence, Pigface, Bender, Animal (featuring former members of W.A.S.P. , Randy Piper and Chris Holmes).
Wheeliebar's music is currently getting airplay nationally (49 stations), debuting at number 42 on the metal radio charts on Friday Morning Quarterback, and a tie for the fifth most added band in metal for the week of July12th, 2003. They have played shows nationwide including Nashville, New York City, Milwaukee, Madison, Chicago, Kansas City, Boston and were selected as a finalist in the 2004 Budweiser Milwaukee Battle of the Bands. Out of 10,000 CDs and 140,000 songs submitted from 85 different countries,"High Volume Therapeutic", Wheeliebar's debut CD was nominated for "Best Metal CD" and the song "Sick With It" was nominated for "Best Metal Song" in the 2004 Just Plain Folks International Independent Music Awards, held at the Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana, California.
Wheeliebar's second CD was also nominated in 2005, and the song "Jellyfish" took second for best metal song and best metal lyrics. The music of Wheeliebar has also been featured in the documentary film, "The World's Best Prom" filmed by OVO out of New York City and it has been used as background music for an action computer video game as well. Wheeliebar's song "Sick With It" as well as other songs from the debut CD are featured in a motocross DVD by DirtTV out of Canada and a DVD by 346 Extremez from Wisconsin. Wheeliebar has taken full advantage of the internet, by selling CDs not only nationwide from New York to Pennsylvania to Texas to Oregon, but to as far away places as Germany, France, New Zealand, Iceland and the UK as well, building a fanbase worldwide.