When Knives Go Skyward
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Below is our complete When Knives Go Skyward news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza has officially announced the addition of guitarist Josh Travis to their line-up. Hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, Travis has previously done time in The Goddamn Rodeo and When Knives Go Skyward, and is currently doing vocals for U.K. band Monuments. You can listen to some of his material online here.
Chad Kapper (vocalist of When Knives Go Skyward), Keith Riley (guitarist, ex-Rules For Ransom) and Brian Sankus (bassist of When Knives Go Skyward) are now playing in a new St. Louis, MO band called A Dark Orbit. The group compares their output to "Knut/Will Haven/Pelican/OldManGloom mixed with the abrasivness of WKGS/Engineer/The Minor Times." You can check out their MySpace page, although audio has yet to be uploaded - it his said to be coming soon.
When Knives Go Skyward are finishing up work on their debut album, "A Thousand Miles Of Rope." The vocal tracking will be finished later this week, at which point they will begin mixing and mastering the record. According to the band, they are "on the verge" of signing a European record deal and are in talks with a handful of labels for American distribution.
Just a week after announcing that they'd changed their name to Deign, When Knives Go Skyward has changed their mind and will retain their name. The group has released the following statement:
"After we made the switch, we got a lot people telling us that they wanted the old name back. We never knew that that many people really cared about the name so much. Since we loved the old name and established ourselves with it, we decided to keep it for now and try to work with the potential labels who want us to change it. Thanks again to everyone who spoke up."
St. Louis band When Knives Go Skyward has officially changed their name to Deign. According to the band, "Labels felt [our name] was too cliche and too long. Whatever, we loved it and so did many, but we were apprently being held back because of it. So we came up with this and now it's off to the races."
Meanwhile, the group has been in talks with an undisclosed UK label for the release of their new EP, which will consist of 6-7 songs. Deign is also solidifying plans to release their debut album as well.
When Knives Go Skyward are currently recording their debut full-length. The group is currently mulling over a few potential record labels. Meanwhile, they are now being managed by A Life Once Lost vocalist Robert Meadows.