The “America Under Plague” tour kicks off in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 11th, just days after DIAMOND PLATE wrap up their current five-week US tour with EAST OF THE WALL. Also appearing on the America Under Plague tour are Colorado power metallers CELLADOR.
DIAMOND PLATE comment:
“Back in the early days of us playing shows in Chicago, Hatchet would always be the band from California that we looked forward to bringing out to our scene the most. They even played Konrad’s 18th birthday show. Years later, we’re pumped to finally hit the road with our friends and bring heavy music to new scenes across the USA. The road for Diamond Plate doesn’t end in 2014!”
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Salem Rose Music Publishing has announced its publishing cooperation with HATCHET. This Bay Area, California quartet have been steadily building a compelling story for themselves the last 5 years between several DIY national tours and a 2008 debut on Metal Blade Records. Now with a revamped lineup and a new 3-song demo the band are seeking a new label to release the album.
“We had a great spark early on with Awaiting Evil, however the pure passion and hard work ethic that it truly takes to support it was not shared by all original members. We now have a stronger, mature, and musically tight 4-piece,” explains singer/guitarist Jules Ramos. “We are as a group and I personally excited to be working with Salem Rose Music. With Marco’s expertise and obvious great rep not only as a manager of bands like Warbringer & Bonded By Blood, his publishing roster showcases some great bands and all showing momentum in positive directions. I am confident we are in good hands and can’t wait to see what we can accomplish. A new label for our sophomore album is step one.”
Salem Rose Music began in 2007 as a management company handling the affairs of WARBRINGER, as well as establishing a Music Publishing division handling the administration of works for emerging artists including DIABOLIC, HEXEN, BLESSED CURSE (ex-Devastator), EMBRYONIC DEVOURMENT, AVENGER OF BLOOD, SEVENTH CALLING and more. Since the company, a creative venture from industry vet Marco Barbieri, which assists young bands in their ambitions, has begun managing additional artists, including ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, PATHOLOGY and BONDED BY BLOOD, as well as entertaining new avenues like promoting local shows/festivals, consulting and producing.
For more information, visit: www.myspace.com/hatchet2006 www.myspace.com/salemrosemusic
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