NewsFebruary 8, 2007 1:19 PM ET6,929 views

Relapse Records signs Genghis Tron

Relapse Records has officially announced the signing of avant-garde rock extremists Genghis Tron. Upon signing, Genghis Tron commented: "We're incredibly excited to be joining the Relapse family. The three of us have been huge fans of the label since the dawn of time and we can't wait to work with them on our future releases." The new Philadelphia transplants (Mookie Singerman, Michael Sochynsky, and Hamilton Jordan, Jr.) released the full-length "Dead Mountain Mouth" last year with Crucial Blast Records and are currently writing the follow-up and Relapse debut. “We're currently building a bold, psychedelic bridge to Godcity studios where we'll be recording our next album in August with Kurt Ballou." comments the band. "Thanks to some serious unemployment we've been fully immersed in erecting said bridge--working 8 hours or more a day, seven days a week on new material. It's sounding insane and awesome and entirely indescribable. We're stoked." The band's latest material can be heard via the band Myspace page.


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chrisd 2/8/2007 10:21:08 AM

first post!

chrisd 2/8/2007 10:21:29 AM

i'm so proud of my accomplishments in life. oh, and good band.

WORSTGAYHEAD 2/8/2007 10:29:54 AM


bolognapony 2/8/2007 10:37:46 AM

More like Gimmick Tron

bullshitbuffet 2/8/2007 10:41:15 AM

r.i.p. genghis tron

Dr_Radiation 2/8/2007 10:41:56 AM

Hi we're Genghis Tron.. we've signed to a label that will do absolutely nothing for us!

onemeansquid 2/8/2007 11:09:46 AM

i guess this is aright, they'll do more on relapse then on crucial blast. awesome band

holycitybradley 2/8/2007 11:15:57 AM

I think everyone saw this coming

hannah 2/8/2007 11:17:46 AM

good band aweeesome news!

adam_oshkosh 2/8/2007 11:21:22 AM

fck YEA! good news

tama812 2/8/2007 11:25:40 AM

Insanely awesome band! Good for them.

jesusfish 2/8/2007 12:27:36 PM

I havent been this excited since I found out the taking back sunday was recording a new one, this is awesome, christ be praised!!!

Duluth_Corsage 2/8/2007 12:30:15 PM

Kurt Ballou never sleeps

Godfatherofsoul 2/8/2007 12:50:44 PM

Why in the hell, when there's bands like Hour of penance out there unsigned, Nile mk II! Steaming pile of gay.

boonster 2/8/2007 12:59:45 PM

with genghis tron on relapse is good news, but the fact that kurt ballou is working on their next album is great news

ion_stasi 2/8/2007 1:09:05 PM

their drummer is like a machine. And by "like" I mean "".

PukeSkywalker 2/8/2007 1:30:05 PM

this is ridiculously cool relapse is the classiest label in loud music

BAMRightINThePisser 2/8/2007 2:22:42 PM

These guys are beyond interesting. Good band. Good for them.

CJBXZ 2/8/2007 2:31:40 PM

yeah, so this gave me a boner, but left me with a lonely wood.... waiting for the album to actually nut one out.

Akuma 2/8/2007 2:49:23 PM

shit band. shit news.

BalconyCollapse 2/8/2007 3:10:31 PM

relapse has ben on a signing frenzy lately. good move.

toweringinferno 2/8/2007 3:27:59 PM

i'm really happy for these guys. crucial wasn't a big enough label for them

Hellaween 2/8/2007 3:28:55 PM

Good label for a good band. This news made my day

phobophile 2/8/2007 3:50:47 PM

great band and awesome fcking dudes. exciting news!

Omegaman 2/8/2007 3:59:31 PM


BruceWayne 2/8/2007 6:27:09 PM


deadwithfear 2/8/2007 6:39:53 PM

this is fantasmical

Lambgay 2/8/2007 6:49:01 PM

beens fans since the dawn of gay.

vaginaface 2/8/2007 8:28:04 PM

awesome band

electrodrop 2/8/2007 8:53:09 PM

Exciting news, good label and good band.

ronniefuckingdobbs 2/8/2007 9:29:12 PM

yay for genghis pr0n

pandemon 2/8/2007 11:10:38 PM

shit band, fcking douchebags.

hitlerwasemo 2/9/2007 2:40:20 AM

Figured. I do not like their crucial blast record at all, the first mini was awesome. Just a bunch of posers that wanted to attrackt attention with the mini and then go soft on a CD to sign with a cool label.

devilondemand 2/9/2007 4:42:36 AM


rickrock 2/9/2007 6:47:19 AM

I liked the first record better, but they're still cool in my book. The next CD should be just as interesting.

vertigo_index 2/9/2007 8:59:19 AM

yay! relapse signs genghis tron to initiate scenester ploy!

CuntSnot 2/9/2007 9:09:56 AM

pure shit band, but they fit on Relapse I suppose...

mechabobzilla 2/9/2007 10:10:15 AM

this band are meh!

mefuckyeah 2/9/2007 1:32:26 PM

This suprised me less than anna nicole smith dying

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