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Rikets Signs to Burnhill Union Records

Chicago-based BURNHILL UNION Records recently announced the signing of RIKETS to their growing rock label. The band’s debut album “All American Cult” will be released under the Burnhill Union name this April 2010, after which the band will embark on a live tour around the country.

After completing a distribution deal with E1 Distribution in November, Burnhill Union Records steadily began growing their roster, beginning with the signing of rockers AM CONSPIRACY, featuring former Drowning Pool vocalist Jason "Gong" Jones. Burnhill Union Records was formed earlier this year by partners, Kym Affinito, Randy Kertz, and Shaun Glass (ex-SOIL, Current DIRGE WITHIN guitarist).

After spending eighteen months on an extremely hectic tour, RIKETS’ founding member Scott Rose (vocals) had a chance meeting with Burnhill Union partner, Shaun Glass, and by December 2009, a deal was set in place. Scott explains, "Without a label home to release the album in the beginning, we did what we do best and toured. We didn’t have any other option. We toured so much that we noticed we had the ‘Sevendust Syndrome’ - you could see us in your town every 3 months."

Check out some of Rikets' music on their MySpace page.

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1. OklahomaDude writes:

These guys used to open almost every show i went to. I'm not a huge fan but they put on a good enough show that I went to a few of their headline gigs. It will be interesting to see how big they get. I don't really know how popular they are outside of the Oklahoma City area. Anyone see or listen to them thats from somewhere outside of Oklahoma?

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2. killernofiller writes:

Yup, here in Greensboro, but never saw 'em live.....this is the same band that had an album called "anything for the devil"a few years back, right? Checked 'em out on youtube, thought they were pretty decent. I'll give their new one a listen when it comes out. I need something new.

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3. killernofiller writes:

That's Greensboro, NC, by the way.....

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4. oklahoma dude is a tool writes:

Oklahoma ? are you serious? the band put out a album before it even played a show in oklahoma, rikets is all over the place,i guess its true what they say, if your from oklahoma you have no clue about anything till five years after its happened. And they have never "opened" every show you went to, because they rarely ever play oklahoma because their too bust touring everywhere else and the only times they opened shows in oklahoma was kattfest,dischorus,and bullet for my valentine.I know i have been to every rikets show in oklahoma. Rikets is not from oklahoma,some of the members just live there.

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5. rikets junkie writes:

rikets is the future of music,ive been to 4 shows in three states and they always pummel every band on the bill.

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6. ALPHA OMEGA writes:

THIS BAND IS THE BEST LIVE BAND EVER!

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7. Rockstarprincessxxx writes:

their singer is sooooooo hot!

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8. firebreather writes:

best band evr!

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