Before we get to today's challenge, the eighth mission of the March of Scrubs, let's check out the artist spotlight for today, March 8th: Emergency Pizza Party:
Emergency Pizza Party, also well-known as "EPP," is an indie Hip Hop group based out of Orlando, Florida. Over the years, they've switched around a few members, but their current, awesome line-up is Benjamin Bear, MC Wreckshin, Betty Rebel, Sir-Up, and Funky49.
EPP’s lyrics and content consists of references to comics, movies, video games, and anything generally considered to be part of nerd or geek culture. Emergency Pizza Party are known to have a very unorthodox, sometimes silly, and wholly unique sound that is uncommon within the Nerdcore community.
In February of 2008, EPP joined the ranks of many other musicians to contribute to the 2008-RPM challenge. This contest would mark the release of their first full length LP, "Ughuuhghhhh," which received many positive reviews from critics and listeners alike.
Later that year, the band produced "Zombie Emergency Defense," or "Z.E.D." The theme of this album was inspired by an idea from a local Orlando business, A Comic Shop, for an organization designed to train citizens in case of a zombie apocalypse. The album was done in the spirit of a 1930’s radio drama and consisted of a narrator, skits, and songs to tell the story. A Comic Shop heavily promoted the album which was was released Tuesday, October 27th, and EPP performed it live in its entirety at A Comic Shop’s annual Halloween show “Zombie Dance.” It received stronger reviews than the first album and made their next release highly anticipated.
After an almost two year release hiatus, Emergency Pizza Party is back with what promises to be the first of two albums for the year 2010 which, without a doubt, is their best material to date. EPP and Scrub Club have teamed up to get these hot new tracks blowing up your stereo, so get the album "Shine Avenue" NOW to see how much EPP has evolved!
For social info and to download their 2 group albums and 12 featured albums for free, click right here.
And now, your mission awaits:
Today is YouTube Boost Day! Here's what we would love for you to do:
1. If you haven't already, please visit our official YouTube channel and click the "subscribe" button at the top. Our channel is the main vault of all Scrub Club artist and event-related videos, currently hosting over 350 clips and 850+ random favorites… In other words, there's plenty to watch!
2. Encourage your friends to view and subscribe to our channel via Facebook and Twitter.
True Soldier Extra Credit
You know what would be badass? If you went to our channel and picked 1-5 of your favorite Scrub Club videos (whether they be music videos, live concert clips, behind-the-scenes footage, video blogs, or random adventures), and posted them throughout the day on Facebook or Twitter. With Facebook's new Timeline layout, you can now hit "highlight" after posting the content to your wall (the highlight button looks like a star), and the video will be full-sized on your Timeline! Now THAT will get some attention.
And there you have it, challenge 8 of The March of Scrubs is complete! Stay tuned for more fresh updates about Emergency Pizza Party at different times today, and thank you so much for promoting. Much love to all of our Scrubby family out there!