Lobster Records has signed Rosematter; below is the press release:
Press ReleaseLobster Records is pleased to announce our newest signing, ROSEMATTER, from York, PA. Combine the pop saavy of Fall Out Boy, the energy of No Doubt and the sincerity of Jimmy Eat World and you get something close to ROSEMATTER. Five talented musicians have come together to play songs that move both your feet and heart. With an explosive live show, catchy melodies, and incredible breakdowns, ROSEMATTER will be making plenty of top lists for the new year.

After spending the summer playing shows all over the nation, ROSEMATTER is currently home writing their Lobster Records debut, which is to be released...
Rohan Kohli on 08/16/06 - 01:41 PM
Classic Case have signed to Fearless Records. You can read the press release below.
Press ReleaseClassic Case, a five-piece rock band from North Carolina, may be new to the Fearless Records family but are veterans in the music industry. Having two recordings under their belt and experience with rigorous touring they are ready to create their greatest album yet. Classic Case creates music that is dynamic and full of tension and release through a mix of challenging song writing and a manipulation of rock.

Classic Case is made up of vocalist Jared Draughon, guitarist/vocalist Josh Moore, guitarist Mitchell Marlon, bassist Eric Mendelson and drummer Durijan Lang (Glassjaw).
Jared Kaufman on 08/15/06 - 10:09 AM
Interpol has signed to Capitol Records.
Rohan Kohli on 08/14/06 - 10:25 PM
The re-formed Shai Hulud has officially signed to Metal Blade Records.

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Katie Schmitz on 08/09/06 - 03:52 AM
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.

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Katie Schmitz on 08/08/06 - 06:58 PM
Rohan Kohli on 08/06/06 - 03:08 PM
Chicago's The Ponys have signed to Matador Records. Matador will be releasing their third album sometime in 2007.
Paul Tao on 08/06/06 - 11:19 AM
Blinded Black has signed to Sidecho Records; a message from the band is below:
MessageHey guys, After years and countless hrs. of hard work and detication Blinded Black is proud to announce that we have signed to Sidecho Records (Tokyo Rose, Sherwood, Mc Lars). We would like to thank every one of our fans and friends for pushing us to the limit and although we know we are just beginning we still feel we have taken another huge step. So thank you all very much. Heres what you can expect from us within the next few months, we will begin to finish our full length debut album September 4th with producer Marc McClusky in Chicago. After recording we will be shooting a music video and taking a...
Ryan Imhof on 08/04/06 - 05:21 AM
Photo Finish Records has signed Envy On The Coast. The press release is below.
Envy On The Coast Press ReleaseEnvy on the Coast will be the first official release from Photo Finish Records, the new label founded by Matt Galle, the booking agent for My Chemical Romance, Taking Back Sunday, and manager of Producer Matt Squire (Panic! At The Disco). Photo Finish Records introduced ourselves with a stage at this year’s Bamboozle Festival in New Jersey and a SXSW showcase w/ shirts for a cure.
Envy On The Coast presents the next wave of music from Long Island, NY as recently declared by Newsday. They take influence from other Long Island bands Glassjaw, Taking Back Sunday, Brand New etc.,...
Jon Foucart on 08/02/06 - 01:26 PM
Rohan Kohli on 07/28/06 - 05:26 PM
Jade Tree has signed Richmond, VA's Cloak/Dagger. Click here to check out a song called "Daggers Daggers."
Rohan Kohli on 07/28/06 - 01:25 PM
Dashboard Confessional has signed with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG). Read more below.
DetailsUniversal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), in a highly competitive situation, announced today the signing of rock group Dashboard Confessional front man and founder, Chris Carrabba, to an exclusive, worldwide co-publishing deal. The band's new album Dusk and Summer (Vagrant) enters at No. 2 this week on the Billboard 200 top albums chart

"Chris Carrabba is one of the finest songwriter/artists of our generation and we are thrilled that he and Dashboard Confessional are joining the UMPG family. Chris is already experiencing great success in the Film/TV area, and we look forward to...
Jared Kaufman on 07/28/06 - 07:37 AM
Buffalo, NY-based By Autumn's End have signed to Hand of Hope Records. Expect a debut release hopefully in March of 2007.
Tony Pascarella on 07/21/06 - 09:02 PM
Riot Squad Records has signed The Black Parade. The band's site will fully launch soon.
Jared Kaufman on 07/19/06 - 11:08 AM
Vagrant has signed Alexisonfire. The label will release the bands new album, Crisis, on August 22nd. The press release is below.
AOF Sign To VagrantJuly 5, 2006) ­ Vagrant Records today announces that the company will release CRISIS, the third full-length disc from rock band ALEXISONFIRE. The St. Catharines, Ontario-based quintet have set August 22, 2006 as the release date for Crisis, the highly anticipated follow-up to the band's breakthrough sophomore release Watch Out!, which reached Gold sales certification in only 12 weeks. Crisis was recorded at the famed Metalworks Studios and Silo Recording Studios and was produced by Julius "Juice" Butty.

"We are excited to release the new...
Jon Foucart on 07/05/06 - 11:06 AM
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.

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Katie Schmitz on 07/03/06 - 02:18 PM
Life in Your Way has signed with Solid State Records. They will be recording their new album in the fall with GGGarth. Expect their new album out in 2007.

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Katie Schmitz on 06/28/06 - 09:56 AM
Abacus Recordings has officially annouced the signing of Boston hardcore/punk band Righteous Jams.
Abacus' MessageRighteous Jams fuse modern day hardcore with hardcore heroes from the past like the Cro Mags and SSD, and an incorporation of an element of rock that sets the band apart from the pack

The group recently entered the Atomic Studios with Dean Baltulonis (Sick of it All, Most Precious Blood) to record a new album titled Business As Usual. Look for the record to hit stores this fall!

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Katie Schmitz on 06/27/06 - 04:40 PM
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.
Paul Tao on 06/23/06 - 08:32 AM
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.

Katie Schmitz on 06/21/06 - 07:12 AM
Orange County natives, Faulter, have chosen to make Abacus Recordings their label home.
Faulter SignedThe endearing gentlemen of Faulter have been hard at work the past few years becoming one of the most sought after unsigned bands in the country. Producer Jon St. James known for his work with the Ataris, Social Distortion, and Face To Face amongst others, immediately saw the bands talent and mass potential when he heard their first demo and teamed up with the band to help them produce their self-released album Darling Buds Of May that Abacus Recordings will be making available nationally on September 19th. Soaring anthems and heart swooning melodies full of genuine emotion show...
Katie Schmitz on 06/17/06 - 07:20 AM
Ryan Imhof on 06/16/06 - 01:22 PM
Polyvinyl Records has signed Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin. I saw them play last night with Sound Team; it was an excellent show and I recommend people to check out both bands.
Paul Tao on 06/16/06 - 01:17 PM
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.

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Frank Giaramita on 06/15/06 - 05:48 AM
Credential Recordings has signed Future of Forestry. More details about their upcoming release will be announced soon.
Ryan Imhof on 06/13/06 - 01:52 PM
Immortal Records has signed Louisiana's Tyler Read.
Rohan Kohli on 06/12/06 - 01:15 PM
Rohan Kohli on 06/05/06 - 09:54 PM
The Militia Group has signed Jill Cunniff, former lead singer of Luscious Jackson, and will be releasing her debut album later this year.
Rohan Kohli on 06/05/06 - 09:49 PM
Reignition Recordings has signed The Static Age and will be releasing their new 9-song EP Blank Screens (produced by Michael Birnbaum and Chris Bittner) in the early Fall.
Rohan Kohli on 06/03/06 - 08:43 PM
Phase 9 has signed to Capitol Records.
Rohan Kohli on 05/29/06 - 06:41 PM
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).
Paul Tao on 05/25/06 - 06:41 AM
Sidecho Records has signed 1090 Club. The band's new album, Shipwrecked of Shores, is set for release on September 19th.
Rohan Kohli on 05/22/06 - 10:20 PM
Wax on Radio has signed with Downtown Records; below is a message from the band:
MessageWe are proud to announce our signing to Downtown Records, home of Gnarls Barkley, Eagles Of Death Metal, & Art Brut. We have remixed 'Exposition' with Mark Needham (Fleetwood Mac, Cake, Say Anything, The Killers, We Are Scientists) and will be adding 3 or 4 more songs to make a full length for release at the end of August. There will be new art too.

We are all extremely excited to be a part of such an amazing growing label. Stay tuned for more news. We'll have more to come very soon.
Rohan Kohli on 05/13/06 - 08:41 PM
Abacus has signed Arms of Orion.
Rohan Kohli on 05/10/06 - 09:25 PM
Brazil has signed to Immortal Records and will begin recording their new album this week with Dave Fridmann (Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse).
Rohan Kohli on 05/08/06 - 04:07 PM
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.
Tour Dates6/24 Lancaster, CA – Cedar Centre
6/25 San Bernadino, CA – The Redrum Lounge
6/26 Las Vegas, NV – Rock N’ Java
6/29 El Paso, TX – Chic’s
6/30 San Antonio, TX – Funtown
7/01 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
7/03 Dallas, TX – The TAC Room
7/04 Oklahoma City, OK – The Glasnost
7/06 Johnson City, TN – The Hideaway
7/08 Valdosta, GA – Vito’s
7/09 Port Charlotte, FL...
Ryan Imhof on 05/07/06 - 05:36 AM
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.
Rohan Kohli on 05/03/06 - 10:44 AM
Barsuk Records has signed UK artist Jim Nori. His debut album, Tower of Love, will be released in early August.
Ryan Imhof on 05/02/06 - 03:38 PM
Hot Cross has signed with Hope Division records (ActionReaction, sub - label of Equal Vision). Check out the press release below:
Hope Divison Welcome Hot CrossWe are proud to welcome Hot Cross to the Hope Divison/Equal Vision Records roster. Hot Cross have posted two new demo tracks on their MySpace page, "Existence" and "Rejoinder". Their first full length in three years, and debut for Hope Division, entitled Risk Revival, will appear in October. For more information, and a brief history of the band, visit www.myspace.com/hotcross.
Pat Marquez on 05/02/06 - 09:45 AM
World Artist Records has signed Celestina from Long Island, NY. A four song EP will be out via World Artist Records June 20th for free. The CD will be avaiable at a yet to be named website for free download of the artwork and songs.
Ryan Imhof on 05/01/06 - 12:08 PM
Carbon Copy Media has signed Signal Home. Below is a message from label owner JT Woodruff of Hawthorne Heights:
MessageCARBON COPY MEDIA would like to welcome Meadville, Pennsylvania's own SIGNAL HOME. This band is a melodic punk rock revival, and a huge breath of fresh air for me. I have always loved bands like Hot Water Music, Rise Against, and Good Riddance and I think SIGNAL HOME gives me the same type of feelings. I hope that the rest of the indie music scene agrees with me, because kids should be listening to more bands like this.

check SIGNAL HOME out at www.purevolume.com/signalhome

Rohan Kohli on 04/30/06 - 10:56 AM
Emerald Moon Records have signed Inferis from Buffalo, NY. Their 6-song debut, Fear the Engineer, will release on May 16th through EMR. Preorder it here and receive a free shirt (while supplies last).
Tony Pascarella on 04/29/06 - 10:16 PM
Victory Records has signed New York's Endwell.
Paul Tao on 04/28/06 - 11:59 AM
Eulogy Recordings has signed Will To Live. The band's debut for the label is tentatively scheduled to be out in October.
Jon Foucart on 04/27/06 - 01:47 PM
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).
Rohan Kohli on 04/26/06 - 07:27 AM
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