The Union Underground Biography
This San Antonio, Texas USA-based Alternative-Metal outfit was formed in the late '90s by vocalist + guitarist Bryan Scott, guitarist Patrick Kennison, bass player John Moyer and drummer Josh Memolo.
"An Education In Rebellion" marked their debut project with
Portrait Records, the album rose to the #2 spot on The Billboard Heatseekers
chart upon its mid-2000 release and reached #130 on The Billboard 200;
the first single, "Turn Me On 'Mr. Deadman'", enjoyed a six-months
chart run on The Mainstream Rock Tracks peaking at #11; it was followed
by "Killing The Fly" which held the #13 spot on the same chart.
The band's debut CD included one more Active Rock top 30 hit, "Revolution
In the fall, the Texan quartet supported Marilyn Manson and performed on the Ozzfest tour in 2001.
In spring 2002 The Union Underground recorded "Across The Nation (Raw Theme)" for the "WWF Forceable Entry" compilation, the single became their fourth Mainstream Rock top 30 hit.
A few months later was released the live-EP "Live...One Nation Underground" before the band dissolved.
By early 2005 John Moyer joined the Chicago-based Metal act Disturbed.