Blind Prophecy Records Sets Up Worldwide Distribution Deals
Independent metal label Blind Prophecy Records has set into motion a takeover of global proportions. After mere months in the market, label Presidents James and Shelley McComas sealed distribution deals in all of North America (Caroline through Candlelight Records), Europe (European affiliates through Plastic Head) and Japan (Asian Alliance). Kicking off with the first two releases this October (Japan) and November (North America, Europe) for Scarpoint and Pain Principle, Blind Prophecy Records will serve up the sickest new metal albums in these regions.
Established in 2007 out of Ft Myers, FL, the husband and wife team have searched far and wide for standout aggressive acts to sign to the label. After scouring the scene, Blind Prophecy quickly struck gold, adding genuine metal gems from urban U.S. (Years of Fire, Cleveland, OH) to Eastern Europe (Scarpoint, Stockholm, Sweden). Their growing roster features a sturdy line-up of metal bands set to swarm the planet, each with a distinctive sound.
Blind Prophecy's roster is fully loaded with artists experienced in the scene and in the studio. Years of Fire, co-founded by guitarst Jason Hager of Chimaira fame, also features the former bassist of Ringworm. Members of Pain Principle ran a lengthy jaunt with Andrew WK. In addition, Blind Prophecy bands have teamed up with top-of-the-line producers. Swedish act Scarpoint crafted their upcoming album alongside Daniel Bergstrand (Meshuggah, In Flames) while Pain Principle recorded with Eric Rutan (Hate Eternal, Goatwhore, Cannibal Corpse) and End of the Rope is slated to hit the studio with Jim Morris (Lacuna Coil, Trans-Siberian Orchestra). Blind Prophecy's newest addition, EkoTren. teamed up with Paul Trust (Diecast, Endo) for their 2007 EP, 'Destroying the American Dream,' and will join Trust again for their upcoming full-length debut. At press time the label is in negotiation with two larger artists. With a stellar starting line-up and ambitious intentions, Blind Prophecy Records and is quickly becoming a global force to be reckoned with.
Planned releases from Blind Prophecy Records (available worldwide) include:
Scarpoint – The Silence We Deserve – 10/10/07 (Japan) 11/06/07 (Europe & North America)
Pain Principle – Waiting for the Flies – 10/10/07 (Japan) 11/06/07 (Europe & North America)
Coming 2008: EkoTren, End of the Rope, Years of Fire
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