Northstar

There are at least three artists with this name: 1) Northstar was an American alternative punk rock band formed in 1997 in Huntsville, Alabama. Since the beginning they have had around 5 guitarists and 3 different bassists, have been a 3 piece, 5 piece, and a 4 piece, and have had two different singers. Being from Alabama, where there is no rock scene, they decided to start touring around the country in 2000. They booked their first tour, bought a van, and set out on the road. ...show more

There are at least three artists with this name: 1) Northstar was an American alternative punk rock band formed in 1997 in Huntsville, Alabama. Since the beginning they have had around 5 guitarists and 3 different bassists, have been a 3 piece, 5 piece, and a 4 piece, and have had two different singers. Being from Alabama, where there is no rock scene, they decided to start touring around the country in 2000. They booked their first tour, bought a van, and set out on the road.

Since then, they have been on 5 tours. After two years of polishing their do-it-yourself skills of booking, promoting, and producing everything that is Northstar, the band ended up signing a deal in June of 2002 with Triple Crown Records in New York. Northstar broke up in April 2005. Nicolas Torres and Tyler Odom created Cassino.

The demos for Cassino were recorded with Matt Squire and used drummer Will Noon, of Straylight Run fame. 2) Northstar is a hip hop group consisting of Christ Bearer and Meko The Pharoah. Wu-Tang Clan affiliate. Used to record with fellow Californian group Black Knights as Black Knights Of The North Star, and indeed the two groups were initially signed as such to Wu-Tang Records. ...show less