SOCIETY 1 Ink Deal With EARACHE RECORDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Earache Records is proud to announce its newest worldwide signing: SOCIETY 1. Fronted by Hollywood extremist, Matt Zane, SOCIETY 1 are at the forefront of the new breed of L.A. metal bands. With a pounding industrial pulse, ballistic guitars and Matt Zane's unparallelled rage, SOCIETY 1 have inspired comparisons to MARILYN MANSON, MINISTRY, and PANTERA.

SOCIETY 1 first rose to notoriety in 1999 with their debut album, Slacker Jesus. In the years since, the band have toured relentlessly and earned massive press coverage through such media outlets as MTV, VH1, Billboard, Details, Rolling Stone, Spin, Revolver, and Kerrang!.

In addition to his role as frontman for SOCIETY 1, Matt Zane is a world-renowned director who revolutionized the adult film industry by merging the worlds of rock and porn (most notably in his Backstage Sluts video series.) Zane has also directed an independent film, recorded a spoken word album, and written a book, due out in 2004.

Earache US label boss, Al Dawson, had this to say about the SOCIETY 1 signing: "In his music, his films, and his everyday life, Matt Zane pushes boundaries and takes things to the next level. That's what Earache's been about since Day One. We are proud to be working with Matt and SOCIETY 1. I've known Matt for a few years now and I've seen how other labels don't have the balls to work with him. They can't handle an artist with the extreme vision and determination that Matt possesses. They can't handle the controversy a guy like Matt creates. We embrace that controversy."

SOCIETY 1 are now finishing work on their Earache debut, Exit Through Fear, set for release in early spring 2003.

Tags:

Posted in: News

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).