Posts Tagged ‘sign’

HitTheLights 2012

Hit The Lights Sign To Pure Noise Records

Earlier this morning, Hit the Lights officially announced that they are now a part of the Pure Noise Records family, and additionally will be releasing a new album later this year. It will act as a follow-up to 2012’s Invicta.

In the coming months, the four-piece will be kicking off the Skip School, Start Fights Tour with the help of Major League, Light Years, Brigades, and July. For a full list of dates, click through the jump below.

Hit the Lights have shown their impressive chops for writing catchy hooks  more times than I can count, and …

Taking Back Sunday

Taking Back Sunday To Release New Album In 2014 On Hopeless Records

The headline says it all. Today in a Facebook post, Taking Back Sunday said simply: “We are excited to announce that our next studio album will be out in 2014 on Hopeless Records. Okay now back to work on it.” This will be the band’s first release of all new material since 2011′s Taking Back Sunday (doubling as their second album since the return of the original lineup), and their first release overall since the acoustic live album from the Tell All Your Friends 10 tour came out earlier this year.

While there is no set release …

fromindianlakes 2013

From Indian Lakes Sign To Triple Crown Records

From Indian Lakes have announced their signing to Triple Crown Records! Congratulations to the California natives. Read the official press release below and watch out for news on From Indian Lakes in the weeks to come.

“Yosemite Valley, CA indie rockers From Indian Lakes have signed with Triple Crown Records. The label will reissue the band’s 2012 self-released, debut full length, Able Bodies, on vinyl in mid-October. The band will begin recording their Triple Crown debut in early 2014.

From Indian Lakes have toured the country several times, including tours with Lydia, The Dangerous Summer and recently a co-headline run …

Carnifex 2013

Nuclear Blast Records Sign Carnifex; Label Debut Set For 2014

Metal veterans Carnifex have announced today that they have signed onto the Nuclear Blast Records family. Congratulations to the entire band on this great news!

The band will enter the studio this month to begin recording their label debut, which is slated to drop in the beginning of 2014.

Carnifex ended their hiatus last month and announced that they will be heading to Europe on the Never Say Die! tour, replacing Miss May I, playing alongside bands like Betraying The Martyrs, Emmure, I Killed The Prom Queen and more. The entire touring itinerary can be found on our UTG post

yo-gotti 2013

Yo Gotti States He Did Not Sign To T.I.’s Label

In an interview at the BET Awards, Yo Gotti clears up the misunderstanding that he was signed to T.I.’s label, Hustle Gang. Gotti states he is currently signed to himself with CMG (L.A. Reid / Epic Records). Read the short quote below and check out the interview segment on the red carpet through the jump!

“No, no. T.I. the big homie. Salute to T.I. and Hustle Gang,” he said. “But, I am signed to myself with CMG. We got a partnership with L.A. Reid and Epic. That whole thing, the blogs just went crazy. They put their own words in

AFI BAND 2013

AFI Signs Onto Republic Records

You heard it from us, AFI have signed to Republic Records to release their ninth full length album later this fall. The record, which has yet to have been titled, was recorded in Los Angeles’ East West Studios with Gil Norton and Andrew Scheps.

For those who haven’t been on the up-and-up with these scene heavyweights, this news isn’t a complete surprise seeing as how AFI has been putting out teaser videos such as “Silence” and “Convergence” over the past few months, and after it had been announced that the quartet will be appearing at this

Darkhorse 2013

Easy Killer Records Sign Darkhorse

Rochester rock outfit Darkhorse have announced their official signing to Easy Killer Records. Congratulations to the entire band on the great news!

The band is planning to release their new album in August so be on the lookout for streams, tour dates, and more in the coming weeks. Go give them a listen now over on Facebook.

“We are beyond excited to welcome Darkhorse to the Easy Killer Records. We expect big things from these guys. Get ready for a brand new album in August 2013!”

Get Scared 2013

Get Scared Sign To Fearless Records

Get Scared announced to their fan base today that they have signed to Fearless Records. Congratulations to the entire group!

Check out the brief message from Get Scared on the signing below and welcome them to the team. New album coming out in the fall of 2013.

“We are so incredibly excited to be part of such a great family, and cannot wait to show you our new album that will be coming out on the same label as some of our favorite bands. This is the record we have always wanted to put out and we are so thankful

Strawberry Girls 2013

Strawberry Girls Sign To Tragic Hero Records

Salinas, California rock outfit Strawberry Girls are very pleased to announce their signing to Tragic Hero Records today. Congratulations to the entire band on this exciting news!

If you are unfamiliar, Strawberry Girls released their debut album French Ghetto earlier this year. Appearances on the record come from Kurt Travis (A Lot Like Birds), Nic Newsham (Gatsbys American Dream) and more.

The experimental rock group told us that they were extremely eager about the deal that they penned a few weeks back. “Tommy is really stoked on us,” said guitarist Zachary Garren. “He believes in our band

Action Bronson 2013

Is Action Bronson Signed To Top Dawg Entertainment?

In the past hour UTG has watched the Tweets come in from Top Dawg Entertainment members ScHoolboy Q and Ab-Soul. They have welcomed XXL 2013 Freshman class leader Action Bronson to the family.

TDE’s president, Punch, has yet to confirm if Bronson signed with the label so now we play the waiting game. Check out the Tweets past the jump welcoming Action Bronson to the team. Under The Gun will update this post as soon as the word is revealed so keep it locked right here.

Shy, Low 2013

Shy, Low Sign With Spartan Records; Stream New Song

Richmond, VA’s Shy, Low have announced their signing to Spartan Records (Over The Ocean) today. Congratulations to the entire band on the fantastic news!

Their forthcoming two song EP, Binary Opposition, clocks in at 25 minutes and will be released digitally and on 12” vinyl on June 25. This material was recorded at the legendary Inner Ear Recording Studios, outside of Washington, DC. Purchase right here. Shy, Low have also announced a run of touring dates coming up this summer in support of the release.

Click through to listen to the band’s new 12-minute instrumental song “Presence” by …

the swellers 2012

No Sleep Records Signs The Swellers

Flint, Michigan rock outfit The Swellers have announced today that they signed to No Sleep Records. Congratulations to the entire group on this great occasion! Get ready for a brand new album from The Swellers this fall.

Watch the announcement video after the link provided and check out the short statement below from the guys.

After a year as a completely independent band, we’re excited to join forces with some good friends.