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Friday, October 15, 2010


From Top Dollar PR:-

CD Features Ten Original Tracks Spanning Multiple Rock Genres;

DVD Features Behind-The-Scenes Recording Of Album and Technical How-To-Play Video


New York - October 12th, 2010 - Steve Ouimette, critically acclaimed guitarist and
composer, today announced he will release his debut solo album "EPIC" with Sumthing
Else Music Works, the award-winning industry leader for licensing and distributing
video game soundtracks. Best known for his covers for the highly successful Guitar
Hero® series as well as the memorable guitar performances on hi-octane original
video game scores such as Red Steel(TM)2, "EPIC" showcases Steve's diverse repertoire
and is laden with extraordinary musicianship, performed across a wide range of styles
that marry cinematic elements with over-the-top guitars. "EPIC" will be released
as a CD/DVD on October 26th, 2010 to retail outlets through Sumthing Else Music
Works, and will also be available for digital download on Sumthing Digital, Amazon MP3 and iTunes®.

"Sumthing's philosophy for artist-driven music coupled with their commitment and
track record in the video game world made them the ideal partner for releasing
my debut solo album," said Steve Ouimette. "The label has been incredibly supportive
of my music and in helping to bring this album to life. I hope gamers and guitar
music fans everywhere will enjoy these original tracks as much as I had composing,
playing and recording them."

Sumthing Else Music Works is the world's leading music label for gamers dedicated
to releasing the latest and greatest soundtracks from gaming's biggest franchises
including Halo®, God of War®, Fable®, Gears of War®,Hitman(TM), Mass Effect(TM),
Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Uncharted as well as exciting new properties such
as Alan Wake(TM), Borderlands(TM), Darksiders(TM) and InFamous. Sumthing's release
of the Halo® 2 Original Soundtrack Volume One is the best-selling original video
game soundtrack to date. Sumthing has boosted its commitment to enhancing gamers'
overall experience by acquiring many new titles to complement its current catalog
of releases and is now recognized as the leader in this newly emerging music genre.
Andy Uterano, President of Sumthing Else Music Works, commented, "Sumthing is a
creative outlet and distributor for various independent artists and numerous innovative
music projects. We're always interested in championing unique music talent and we're
excited to be releasing Steve's debut solo album to his fans throughout the gaming
community and beyond."

A lifelong guitarist, composer and recording studio veteran, Steve Ouimette's passion
for guitars, and the recording studio lifestyle took him on an experiential musical
journey; from graduating with a B.A. in composition to owning various recording
studios and a career in the video game space. Ouimette's expertise and love of playing
music along with his experience in the video games industry led him to form his
own music production company in 2005 and subsequently a long-standing association
with the world-renowned Guitar Hero franchise. Steve Ouimette's inspiration for
"EPIC" combines his guitar prowess and eclectic musical influences with the rich
heritage of classic and modern rock music genres.
"EPIC" Track Listing

"Speaking In Tongues"
"El Toro"
"Lou's Revenge"
"I Saw God"
"Fear And Reverence"
"This Is Scorpion Gulch"
"The Divining Witch"
"Mr. Bones"
"Neverending Fog"
"A Dark Reversal"
Bonus Tracks (from Guitar Hero®)
"The Devil Went Down To Georgia"
"We Three Kings"
"Dueling Banjos"
"Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"
Produced and engineered by Steve Ouimette, he also performs guitars as well as bass,
keys and programming, with Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, Bob Seger, John Fogerty,
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Santana) on drums. The bonus track covers are made available with
the kind permission of Activision Publishing, Inc. The recording diaries and instructional
videos featured on the DVD are also written, created and produced by Steve Ouimette.

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