News•July 24, 2012 10:14 AM ET•3,531 views
Nuclear Blast Records signs Orchid
Nuclear Blast Records has officially announced the worldwide signing of San Francisco, CA "doom rockers" Orchid. The band commented: "After many months of talking to different labels about our future, we're very excited to announce that we've decided to join forces with Nuclear Blast. We've been working on new material on and off for the last year and we're feeling really good about the new songs. It seems like they're a continuation in the same tradition of the material on our first full length, 'Capricorn,' but also, show some new sides of our music that should surprise everyone and show that Orchid isn't a band that just wants to keep making the same album over and over. We're really excited for everyone to hear it!" Commented Nuclear Blast head of A&R, Andy Siry: "Ever since we first heard of Orchid and witnessed their perfect way of bringing back the glorious days of rock music, we knew we had to work with this amazing band. After meeting them on their most recent European tour we literally were blown away by their stunningly intense performance! So here we are, proud as f*ck, welcoming one of the most hopefully and authentic bands to the Nuclear Blast family. Every single one at the label loves Orchid and so will you! Check them out!" http://www.facebook.com/orchidsf And just in case there's any confusion, this group has nothing to do with the acclaimed Massachusetts screamo band Orchid, who disbanded in 2002.
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