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ERRA join Sumerian Records roster, release new track

ERRA have officially signed with Sumerian Records and will be releasing a new EP titled Moments of Clarity via the label. The band have also released a new track from the EP titled “Dreamcatcher”, which you can check out above.

Below is the official statement made by the band to their Facebook which includes links to order the EP which will be released in “EXTREMELY limited” quantities.

New info on new Stick To Your Guns album

Stick To Your Guns have released some details concerning their upcoming release. The album will be titled Disobedient and is slated for release on February 10th via Sumerian Records. A teaser for the record has also been posted which you can see below.

Vocalist Jesse Barnett has commented on the record saying:

“Growing up in a world where we are taught to submit, blindly follow and unquestioningly comply, this album is a critique and unlearning of these Stepford mindsets. Where we should be glorifying doing what is right instead of what we’re told, we are only failing each other. Not anymore. Forever Disobedient.”

SoundCheck Hollywood closed down

In case you care but had not heard Soundcheck Hollywood, a metal and rock retail store opened by Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen, closed it’s doors for good as of September 1st. A post was made to the store’s Facebook on August 13th to announce the closing, which you can read below:

It always sucks when a store like this closes it’s doors. I know it’s not how music is sold anymore (if it’s sold at all because downloading) but there’s something about specialty stores like these that’s really awesome. Probably because they tend to carry underground stuff you sometimes can’t find elsewhere, even on the internet.

R.I.P. SoundCheck Hollywood

Asking Alexandria preview “Moving On” video

2 DAYS // #MovingOn @theaafamily

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Above, you can view the second clip of Asking Alexandria upcoming music video for the song “Moving On” on Thursday, August 28th. They’ve been teasing it the last couple of days with the above video clip and another posted to Sumerian’s Instagram on monday. The latter clip can be viewed below.

3 DAYS // #MovingOn @theaafamily

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All Shall Perish/Devil You Know guitarist Francesco Artusato has a killer new solo track!

In case you didn’t know, All Shall Perish/Devil You Know guitarist Francesco Artusato also has a solo project called The Francesco Artusato Project. Artusato will be releasing a new record titled Our Dying through Sumeria on October 8th and right now you can hear a new track called “Gates Of Reason”. If you’re into instrumental stuff I think you’ll definitely like this, but see for yourself.

Circa Survive join the Sumerian roster

Philadelphia’s Circa Survive has just inked a deal with Sumerian Records. Their first release with the label will be a deluxe edition of their most recent effort Violent Waves. The set is scheduled for September 9th and will include a DVD capturing their performance at The Shrine in Los Angeles last December. Below is a trailer for the upcoming release.

Vocalist Anthony Green said of the signing:

“We are so happy to be a part of the Sumerian family. To be able to have the same creative freedom as we did on our own plus the benefits of having their team helping us spread our music and message is a dream scenario.”

Sumerian founder Ash Avildsen commented:

“Today is one of the happiest and fulfilling days of my career and I think I speak for our entire staff when sharing that sentiment. Having Circa Survive join the Sumerian family is a dream come true. Their passion and approach of artistic transcendence as a band is exactly what we continue to strive for with Sumerian as a brand.
Their progressive, ethereal songwriting that conveys emotion in such a unique way has built them an incredible cult following while always staying true to themselves, which is the definition of musical success in my mind. Sumerian is honored to play a part in their career and vision. We hope to help them achieve even bigger goals while bringing their music to more new ears worldwide.”

Upon A Burning Body stream new album

Upon A Burning Body will be dropping their third studio album The World Is My Enemy Now this coming Tuesday (Aug. 12th). To help you decide whether you will be giving them your money the album is now streaming in full (stream after the jump).

The record will be out through Sumerian Records and features guest appearances from Trivium’s Matt Heafy (“Blood, Sweat And Tears”) and The Word Alive’s Tyler “Telle” Smith (“I’ve Earned My Time”).