About Bullets and Octane

Bullets and Octane are a hard rock band originally from St. Louis, Missouri and now based in Southern California . They originate from the band Ultrafink . The band has been touring in Europe and North America since December 31, 1998, playing as a support band for Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, Social Distortion, Bad Religion, Eagles of Death Metal and Flogging Molly, CKY , amongst others, as well as headlining their own tours.

In 2003 Bullets and Octane released an EP, called One Night Stand Rock N' Roll Band on Criterion Records which is owned by their long-time hometown friend, and Sex N Violence frontman, Jeremy Miller, In 2003 they released their first and only DVD The Revelry also on Criterion Records. In 2004, they released their second EP, Bullets 'N' Octane on Criterion before later in the year releasing their first album which was also titled The Revelry on Criterion Records, , which featured some remastered/re-recorded tracks off their EPs.

Their second album, In the Mouth of the Young, was released in April 2006 on the band's first Major Record label, Sony BMG/RCA Records. The band also released a cover of Billy Idol's "Rebel Yell" for a local So-Cal Sampler, which also featured as a hidden track at the end of their self-titled EP, and an unreleased original B-Side "Mannequin", which is from the "One Night Stand Rock'n'Roll Band" days, was leaked onto the Internet shortly after. The band toured with the Family Values Tour 2006, along with such bands as Dir En Grey, Korn, Flyleaf, Stone Sour and Deftones. While this marked the first time opening up to such a large audience, they were previously support to Avenged Sevenfold on their City Of Evil Tour.

Bullets and Octane gained a steady growing fan base, most notably in California, and also a large portion in Europe due to touring and distribution.

Their Song "Pirates" was included in the 2005 video game MX vs. ATV Unleashed.

After releasing one album with RCA, the band left their record label and began working with ARES records for their next album, Song for the Underdog, which was released in June 2007 while on tour with Unwritten Law. The CD became available on iTunes after June.

They undertook a UK tour throughout October 2007 With The Knives.

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