The Algorithm and Skyharbor sign to Basick Records (updated)


Basick Records reports that French solo artist Remi Gallego, AKA The Algorithm, and India-based band Skyharbor have signed to the label.

The Algorithm is gearing up to release a new single titled 'Tr0jans', which will include new versions of 'Isometry' and 'Antikythera Mechanism' as well as a new song, in early 2012. Skyharbor will release their debut album 'Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos' around the same time. The album was announced to be delayed earlier, but no reason was given at that point. It will feature guest appearances by Daniel Tompkins (ex-TesseracT), Marty Friedman (ex-Megadeth), Vishal J. Singh (Amogh Symphony) and Sunneith Revankar(Bhayanak Maut).

UPDATE: The Algorithm has also released a new version of the track 'Isometry', which is available for streaming and for free download from his SoundCloud page. Listen below.

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Synthetic Breed sign to Rogue Records America


Rogue Records America have announced that they have signed Australian band Synthetic Breed. They also state: "In an effort to bring something fresh to the North American audience Rogue Records America will be selling both 'Perpetual Motion Machine' and the band’s explosive 2007 debut 'Catatonic' as a double album set." The band have recently announced Mares Refalaeda as their new vocalist.

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The Safety Fire sign to Inside Out Music


UK-based The Safety Fire report that they have signed a record deal with Inside Out Music, a division of Century Media Records. Other artists on their roster include Devin Townsend, James Labrie, Pain of Salvation and Kings X. Watch the announcement video below.

Friend For A Foe sign to Myriad records, debut EP details announced


Heavy Blog Is Heavy reports that Friend For A Foe have signed to Myriad Records. Their debut EP has been renamed to 'Source of Isolation' (previously 'The Sky and the Fall') and will feature seven tracks, instead of eight as previously announced (the track 'Formulaic Transition' has been dropped). The EP will be released on October 1st, and will be available for free / pay what you want download from Myriad Records's bandcamp page. A preproduction version of the track 'For Less' was posted in May this year. View the track listing for the EP below.

01. Intro
02. The Sky & The Fall
03. Idle Hands
04. For Less
05. Vultaggio
06. Niacin
07. Fallout

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The Schoenberg Automaton sign to Myriad Records


The Schoenberg Automaton have announced on Facebook that they have inked a deal with newly founded label Myriad Records. The band are also digitally re-releasing their self-titled debut EP, which is now available for download on the Myriad Records Bandcamp page in a pay-what-you-want scheme. They have also indicated that they are working on a full-length album.

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Download The Schoenberg Automaton's self-titled EP from Bandcamp.

Vildhjarta: signing announcement video


Vildhjarta have published a short video following the recent announcement of their signing to Century Media Records. Watch it below. The video also contains a snippet of new material. The band will be releasing their long awaited full-length debut album before the end of this year.

Vildhjarta may sign to Century Media Records


A recent post on Century Media Records's Facebook page may indicate that they are planning to sign Vildhjarta. The post consists of only one word, 'THALL', which is often associated with the band. Another possible, but less likely explanation is that it is related to Uneven Structure signing to Basick Records, with whom Century Media have a distribution deal. The Facebook post has received reactions from members of both bands.

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Uneven Structure sign to Basick Records, video update


Basick Records report that they have signed Uneven Structure. 'Februus', the band's debut full-length album which they have been working on for a while now, will be released before the end of this year.

Guitarist Igor 'Eggeh' Omodei comments: "We are so glad to be working with Basick, a label that completely understands and allows us the creative freedom we are looking for. We've endured a lot of hard work and effort in order to create 'Februus' and it's a great pleasure to know that we can count on Barley's team to push things forward and nail its release in perfect conditions. THALL."

A video update accompanying the signing announcement has been uploaded to Basick Records' YouTube channel. Watch it below. It features some footage from the band's second ever live performance in Bern, Switzerland on April 30th. Uneven Structure's debut EP '8' was released in December 2009 and is available for free download.

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Basick Records: free 10-track sampler available


Basick Records has released a free sampler featuring 10 tracks by artists in their roster, including the recently (re-)signed Circles and The Arusha Accord. The sampler can be downloaded by posting it on Twitter or Facebook. Basick Records has teamed up with Century Media Records for distribution in North America.

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Volumes sign to Mediaskare records, debut EP announced


Volumes report that they have signed to Mediaskare records. The band's long awaited 6-track debut EP 'The Concept of Dreaming', which they had already finished recording a while back, will be released on November 16th. It is now available for preordering. More information and three tracks from the EP are available on the band's Myspace page.

Listen to the tracks on Myspace.

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