Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jeff Bridges is an actor and musician who is arguably best known as "The Dude" from the 1998 cult classic The Big Lebowski. Also renowned for his role as Kevin Flynn in the 1982 science fiction classic Tron, and 2010's Tron: Legacy, as well as his Academy Award-winning performance for Best Actor in Crazy Heart, he often intertwines his work in films with music, including covering Johnny Cash's "Ring of Fire" for the opening credits of The Contender. Bridges released his debut studio album Be Here Soon, in 2000, followed by his eponymous album in 2011,and has performed live with the likes of Bob Dylan and Neko Case.
Issues is a metalcore band from Atlanta, Georgia that blends an aggressive post-hardcore instrumental style with nu-metal lyrical syncopation to create a unique sound that fits in well amid the plethora of other bands in the American hard rock community.Founded in 2012, the group didn't waste any time recording its debut EP, Black Diamonds, which was released in the same year. Having since spent a good deal of time on the road, playing concert halls and music festivals around the country, the band has managed to spread its sonic seed and build a fairly sizable fan base in the process.