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'Press Release' November 1, 2007

‘METROPOLIS’ was formed in November 2003.

’Metropolis’ is a group of five Prescott area musicians who have been playing music for most of their lives.
Metropolis is not limited to just one genre. Styles of music include: A perfect blend of Country music from the 60’s to present and Classic Rock. Our members are diverse enough in age and deep enough musically to cross most genres when the entertainment requires it.

‘Metropolis’ provides exciting, multi-dynamic, audience engaging, entertainment for your event.

AriZona’s ‘Heart-Beat’ 4 Live Entertainment - METROPOLIS

Howie RoXX (booking contact)
Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals, Brass, Strings, Booking, Promotion, Media Creation.
Originally from Chicago, Illinois. He has lived in the Quad-City area since 1977. Howie has performed with club bands in Chicago, Los Angeles and the Quad-City area. 

Craig Alden
Lead Vocals, Guitar
Long-time Prescott Valley resident has performed with many local bands as ‘Smokin’ Gun’ and has opened for such greats as the ‘Drifters’, ‘Montgomery-Gentry’ and ‘Perfect Stranger’. Craig has entertained audiences around the state since 1995!

Ian Michaels
Lead Guitar, Vocals, Drums, Arranger, Sound and recording production.

This Prescott, Arizona native has performed with many local bands around the Quad-City area. Ian brings his rock ‘n’ roll licks to accent the sounds of ‘Metropolis’. He performed in the Battle of the Bands 3 years ago with his band ‘Just Cause’ and for ‘Metropolis’ in 2004 and 2005. He also currently plays with Slip Theory a local Quad-City band.

Steve Rivera
Bass Guitar
Steve is a Prescott, Arizona native. He's back from a year in Nashville after playing in studios as a session player, songwriting, recording and music production. Steve was the bass player for Metropolis in 2004. He also was the bass player for "3 of A Kind" We are glad to have him back in the Quad-City area.

Dan Carlson
Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Prescott resident Dan Carlson has played with a few local bands and throughout the Southwest. The last band was 'Slinger'. 'Slinger' played all over the Quad-City area for 2 years. His life-long drumming and session/recording experience make 'Metropolis' a well rounded-experienced cover band. 


 P O BOX 25544 
 Prescott Valley, AZ 86312

 Phone 928-710-0338

Venues Covered by Metropolis;

  • Battle of the Bands --- Prescott Valley ---  2004, 2005, 2007 (Booked for 2008)
  • Prescott Valley Days --- June, 2004
  • Roadhouse 69 --- July 2004
  • Televised benefit "Heritage Zoo Telethon”  (KAZ-TV channel 7) August, 2004
  • Yavapai County Fair --- September, 2004
  • Televised benefit "Boys and Girls Club Telethon  (televised channel 13) Oct., 2004
  • Yavapai County Contractors Assn. @ Prescott Resort -- November, 2004
  • Lyzzards  ---  March, 2005
  • Winsock  ---  March, 2005
  • Bagdad Rodeo  ---  April, 2005
  • Appeared on  ---  KAZ-TV channel 7  (May 2004. 2005, 2007)
  • Appeared on  ---  KFPB 93.4 FM, KPPV 106.7 FM, KQNA 1130 AM (2004 – 2007)
  • Parties (Weddings, Anniversaries etc)

*Last Update 11/01//2007