Hardcore/metal band Beneath The Sky has signed with Victory Records. The group formed in mid-2004 in Cincinnati, OH and then self-released a four-song demo in January of 2005. The band released an EP this past May.
Willowtip Records has announced the signing of death/grind outfit Malignancy. The Yonkers, NY based band is set to record their Willowtip debut full-length, Inhuman Grotesqueries, in mid-August at The Carriage House studios in Connecticut. It will contain twelve tracks of what the band promises to be their most accomplished, complex, and overall, most brutal work to date. Artwork is being created by Tony Koehl. The album is expected to hit streets late this year.
Congratulations to Voxtrot for signing to new label Playlouder Records (who recently signed Serena Maneesh). Playlouder is part of the Beggars Group, which includes labels such as 4AD, Matador, XL and more.
Negative Progression Records have announced the signing of San Jose, California, band Conway. The band, who feature ex-members of Plans For Revenge and A Break From Breathing, will record their full-length debut later this year for a 2007 release.
Epitaph has signed Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio's side project, Heavens. Check out the band's first single, title track "Patent Pending", at Epitaph.com. The band's debut, Patent Pending, hits shelves on August 22nd.
Fearless Records has signed A Static Lullaby. The band will be releasing their Fearless Records debut album on September 26th. Listen to the band's new demos at their Myspace. The band will be entering the studio in a couple weeks to record their new album with producer Steve Evetts (Saves the Day, He Is Legend).
A Dying Dream has signed to Mediaskare Records. The band will release their re-mixed EP, Now or Never, featuring a new track called "For What It's Worth" on July 11th. The record will also contain live behind the scenes footage and have new artwork. This summer, the band will head out with Fate 13; tour dates are below.
Fearless Records has signed Los Angeles based indie rock band The Outline. The band's debut full length, You Smash It, We'll Build Around It, produced by Chris Fudurich (Nada Surf, Simple Minds), will be released on July 11th, 2006. Visit The Outline's MySpace page to hear songs off the upcoming album.
Vagrant Records has signed the recently re-formed Lemonheads and will be releasing the band's 8th studio album sometime this Fall. The record is being co-produced by Evan Dando, the band's singer, songwriter, and guitarist, and Bill Stevenson (Black Flag, Descendents).