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Vocalist Danny Brian of Laconic has issued the following announcement about the band going on indefinite hiatus:
"Hey everyone. As you may have noticed, our page has been inactive for quite awhile after our last show in June. Some of you may be wondering whats going on with us, some of you may not be. Either way, its time to fill everyone in on whats been happening. The truth is, we consider our fans our family and friends, and you deserve to know whats going on with Laconic, so first off, we apologize for keeping you in the dark.
"Now heres the deal: Laconic has been playing music as a band for over 10 years. We've accomplished alot as a band, and we have done things other bands can only dream about. We've been able to live out fantasies that all of us have been dreaming of since we were children.
"I dont want to drag this out in anyway or waste anyones time, but the short and skinny is that, after all this time, after 10 years, after thousands and thousands of dollars, after countless hours, being involved in a failed industry, failed friendships, failed relationships, missing out on family time, all of those things combined, has made us step back and realize that, for some of us, this isnt the life we choose to live anymore.
"What people need to realize, is that being in a band that you run as a business is not necessarily fun. The only part of being in an established band thats fun is actually playing the music. But even playing one show requires months of planning, ticket selling, advertising, marketing, promoting, traveling, missing work, etc, etc. It became old after 10 years, and for some of us, have realized that there are more important things in life. More...
Swimming With Sharks Records is proud to announce the signing of Laconic from Phoenix, Arizona. The band’s latest album, "For The Life Of One," was recently recorded by producer Ben Schigel (Chimaira, Drowning Pool, Breaking Benjamin). According to a press release, fans of Killswitch Engage, As I Lay Dying, Five Finger Death Punch, and All That Remains will immediately identify with the band’s melodic metal approach.
Frontman, Danny Brian states: “We are beyond excited for what the future brings with our partnership with Swimming With Sharks Records. The label owner, Noah Robertson, is an extremely hard working and passionate individual, and that is hard to find in the industry these days. Our fans and us know that this has been a long time coming. We’ve been waiting for the right move and to work with the right people before we just settled. We couldn’t be happier to be part of the SWS family, and we look forward to seeing everyone out on the road and beyond!”
Swimming With Sharks Records founder, Noah “Shark” Robertson states: “Laconic is truly an amazing band and their music deserves to be heard by the masses. From the moment I discovered this band, I haven’t been able to stop listening. We couldn’t be happier to add such a talented band to our artist roster. Soon, the world will know the name, Laconic!”
The band is set to release a debut music video for the song “Bridge Burner” very soon and has a number of live performances lined up, including a direct support slot for The Devil Wears Prada, June 27th at Top Deck in Farmington, New Mexico.