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Rhino Bucket wants you to help record their new record! Be a part of the Rhino Bucket family, win friends, influence people!

The time has come for Rhino Bucket to record a new record and rather than the customary “pre-sale” that we usually do, we have decided to reach out further and involve everyone in the process.

Those of you not familiar with the band, they continue the tradition of bad ass boogie-rock ala AC/DC and ZZ Top. They were on a major label in the past, broke up for a while and resurrected the band a few years back. The Bucket has had songs in films ranging from Wayne’s World to The Wrestler - That’s a pretty long career span!

The funds we raise though Kickstarter will go directly to recording and promoting a new record. We have a great producer on-board with credits including Danzig, The Vines, and many more so the record is sure to be loud and proud.

The songs will be recorded in Los Angeles and we will be filming the event, editing clips together so you can see the progress and get a sneak peek of the songs as we go. We'll do as many updates as we can.

We have some great rewards, including some things we get asked for a lot –signed items, out of print records, etc. Local LA underground artist Todd Bemis will be doing a limited hand-screened poster signed and numbered by him and the band, and we recently discovered the multi-track tapes of Rhino Bucket live at the Coconut Teaszer in LA that will be available as a download as well.

And, as if that’s not enough, we have included an iPod Nano with the entire Rhino Bucket Catalog – that’s ALL six records (including the new one), Coconut Teaszer live, bonus tracks and previously unheard material.

We even have a special limited reward to sing background vocals on the record! We’ll send you a rough mix of the track, YOU shout out the vocals into computer microphone, webcam, cassette deck - whatever you have - send it to us and we’ll include you in the gang background vocals on the song! Now that’s badass.

The Bucket is ready to make a record, let’s do it together!

BTW, we are shooting for a pre- Xmas 2010 mailout of the rewards, but be aware that we need to raise the full amount or this promotion will be voided by Kickstarter, it's all or nuthin' here...

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    Five bucks will get you access to exclusive videos, photos and updates from the studio when recording begins, available only to kickstarter backers + a nod on the Acetate Records and Rhino Bucket website.

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    You get a digital download of the record BEFORE everyone else gets it, plus a thank you on the Rhino Bucket and Acetate Records website and digital booklet

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    Signed physical copy of the new record that you helped record, inscribed ("To [YOU]") + a download of the remastered & unreleased “Live at the Coconut Teaszer” EP, recorded in 1990 with original lineup. PLUS a personal thank you PRINTED on the artwork …and of course, all of the above.

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    YOU + 1 on the Rhino Bucket guest list (with a meet and greet) at the gig of your choice - anywhere in the WORLD. There will be full US and European tour dates in 2011 – you let us know the date… we make it happen. Plus a new Rhino Bucket t-shirt, hot off the press, a signed copy of the promo poster + all of the above.

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    Sweeten the 75 dollar pot a little by throwing in a limited edition hand screened poster, signed and numbered by LA artist Todd Bemis and Rhino Bucket... plus all of the above.

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    SING BACKGROUND VOCALS on one of the tracks! It’s GANG VOCAL so we know you can handle it, and you’ll be part of recording history with major bragging rights! Your name will appear on the album credits! We’ll send you more details, but the idea is you can record your voice on our answering machine, or send an MP3 and we’ll drop you in the track! PLUS you'll get a special video thank you from the band to YOU… and all of the above.

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    This will get you an iPod Nano, complete with the ENTIRE Rhino Bucket catalog, including WB releases, B-sides, bonus tracks, the new record and bonus “Live at the Coconut Teaszer” EP PLUS a complete set of handwritten lyrics from the record! ...and all the above

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