Kowloon Walled City Ink New Deal

Kowloon Walled City

I happen to dig Kowloon Walled City. Often, when my iTunes is in shuffle mode, one of their songs will come up, reminding me just how awesome they are. I should really listen to them more. Luckily, the band’s got new music coming, which will help me in my quest. Neurot Recordings has signed the […]

Grave Pleasures Signs With Sony

Grave Pleasures

This should work out well. The band that used to call itself Beastmilk has inked a new recording contract with Sony Music. Grave Pleasures will be heading into the studio this May with award-winning producer Tom Dalgety to begin recording, with an eye towards releasing it this September. The band has a new drummer, Uno […]

Auras Sign New Deal


Who? Auras. They’re from Canada. They’re progressive, it seems. I don’t know ‘em. Maybe they’re good. I don’t know. I was busy all day with my day job, so I didn’t have (and still don’t have time) to go see if they’re worth while. But it was a slow news day. Entertainment One Music/Good Fight […]

Metal Blade Signs The Great Discord


Another Swedish band has been signed by Metal Blade Records. The Great Discord inked a deal with the label for their impending new album Duende, which will be out June 2. I had never heard of this band before today. I am not sure I dig them after hearing the following song, which is called […]

Cut Up Signs Label Deal

Cut Up

Cut Up, a band boasting current and former members of Vomitory, Coldworker, and Fetus Stench, has signed with Metal Blade. The death metal act are plotting a summer release for their new album. Says drummer Tobias Gustafsson: “I am very happy, proud, honored and excited to team up with Metal Blade Records once again, this […]

Twitching Tongues Signs With Metal Blade

Twitching Tongues

A new album is on the way from Twitching Tongues, who just signed with Metal Blade. Vocalist Colin Young said of the worldwide deal: “We’re unbelievably excited to be on such a great roster of current and classic bands. To be on the label that released ‘Hell Awaits,’ ‘Nightfall,’ ‘Those Once Loyal’ and others is […]

Overkill Signs New Deal, Announces Symphony X Trek


Nuclear Blast has done it again. They’ve signed another iconic metal band, adding Overkill to its already impressive roster. The band’s first release through Nuclear Blast will be a box set, featuring selections from Overkill’s back catalogue. That box will be ready to open this fall. Overkill’s manager John Finberg spoke on the new deal. […]

Rob Halford Inks Deal With Sony


It was announced today that Rob Halford has signed a worldwide rights deal with Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings. The Judas Priest and Fight frontman’s new agreement will include individual album catalog titles and audio-visual releases. Upcoming Rob Halford anthology titles will include an Essential and Playlist collection with plans for a definitive Complete […]

Ex-Slayer Drummer’s Meshiaak Signs Deal

Jon Dette

Former Testament and Slayer drummer Jon Dette has a band called Meshiaak and they have signed a record deal with Mascot Label Group. Meshiaak also includes ex-4Arm singer Danny Tomb and Teramaze guitarist Dean Wells. The band will begin tracking its new album next week. The record, to be called Alliance Of Thieves, will be […]

Black Cobra Inks New Deal

Black Cobra

Season of Mist has signed Black Cobra to its illustrious roster. The American sludge act will hit a recording studio soon to start tracking their Season of Mist debut, which the label plans to release later in the year. Black Cobra commented: “We are very excited to be on Season of Mist with such a […]