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Darkest Hour Inks Deal With E1 Records

Washington, D.C. based act Darkest Hour has signed with E1 Music in North America, joining artists such as Hatebreed, High On Fire, Overkill, among others. The band will enter the studio to record new material to be released early next year. "We couldn't be more excited to announce that Darkest Hour has found a new home with E1 Music," says founding guitarist Mike Schleibaum. Formed in 1995, the band has seen their share of experiences over the years. "When we started the band we were just a couple of rejects with one collective dream, rock the world with our bastard combination of punk and metal!"

Schleibaum continues, "It has truly been the ride of a lifetime. From playing our first punk shows in the basements of Washington DC to touring all over the world, the band has really grown up across generations of punk, metal, and hardcore kids."

After spending nearly a decade with Victory records, the band looks forward to the next chapter in their already full impact history. Schleibaum concludes, "It's time for the next metamorphosis: enter our new partners, the good people at E1 Music. We have been hard at work on our E1 debut for months now. More news will follow but rest assured we have found a new home with E1 and can't wait to open the next chapter!"

E1's VP of metal Scott Givens adds, "Adding Darkest Hour to the ever growing E1 Metal roster shows the company’s continued commitment to the genre. They are an amazing band with an amazing future."

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1. n0thinghead writes:

awesome. can't wait for a new album. rlly hope to catch them live some day. soon. funny how E1's VP talks about them almost as if they're some new band or something lol

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2. FearTheReaper writes:

I turned away after Kris Norris left the band. I'm not a fan of their "thrashier" material.

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3. n0thinghead writes:

^^^ i absolutely loved 'deliver us'.

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4. stuff writes:

The Eternal Return was a really good album imo but then again I liked all darkest hours albums

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5. onepauly writes:

The Tides on the last album was just awesome ! cant wait to hear their new album

# Apr 13, 2010 @ 2:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. RTB writes:

I luv the thrashier part...sorry...
Am a fan as well, havent seen them in a few years live but when i did they were awesome (SOG)...to me each lp has gotten better and better....
They play tommorow night 35min away from me, and i gotta work.....F**K!

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7. n0thinghead writes:

^^^ lol that sux. kool that u've seen them live tho. lucky basturd >.> i rlly would like to see them some day.

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8. kid_on_a_bike writes:

Darkest Hour \m/

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