Have you ever wanted to record an album with a world-famous rock star? Well, now you may have the chance. Methods of Mayhem, fronted by Tommy Lee (drummer for Mötley Crüe) is working on a new album, and they are looking for fresh ideas. Here is some information from the Roadrunner Records press release:
Methods of Mayhem is inviting fans, musicians, maniacs, and anyone with a great idea to help record their upcoming album. Participants will also have the opportunity to perform with the band at their record release show. The album, entitled Public Mayhem, is set for release in early 2010.
Starting on October 5, isolated instrument tracks, or stands, will be posted on the website www.thepublicrecord.com. Participants can download the stems and add their own musical ideas, including original recordings, sound mixes, arrangements, and more. Stems will be available via a wide range of formats including RiffWorks ,WAV, Logic, GarageBand Pro Tools, and the Four Track 3.0 iPhone application.
A charitable donation will be made on behalf of all participants to the MusiCares Foundation®. Established by The Recording Academy® in 1989, MusiCares® provides emergency health and human services and addiction recovery resources to music people in need. Whether artists or other industry professionals, MusiCares is there with a safety net of support for those who have given the gift of music to our lives.
Following the launch, video and sound updates will be posted at ThePublicRecord.com featuring submission highlights and weekly giveaways for the best audio and video entries.