California metal band Devildriver have signed to Napalm Records ending an 8 year relationship with Roadrunner Records. Devildriver is currently working on a new album tentatively set for release in 2013 and will be a follow up the the bands 2011 effort Beast. You can read the press release here.
Official press release:
The entire Napalm Records crew is honored to announce that American groove-metal powerhouse Devildriver has joined their ranks.
The legendary Los Angeles metal outfit, who has released a string of hard-hitting and ass-kicking albums since the early 2000s, have signed a worldwide record deal with the Austrian label. After 10 years of forging high-class metal songs and endless touring all over the world, the band – revolving around charismatic and legendary frontman Dez Fafara – is more alive than ever, and Napalm Records is proud that the band and label will work on another chapter in that illustrious and successful career.
A new Devildriver album is tentatively scheduled for a release in 2013 – get ready for a merciless rampage of monstrous grooves and brutal riffs!
Frontman Dez Fafara comments: “I am proud to announce Devildriver’s new partnership with Napalm Records! They have the passion and the drive we as a band were looking for! I’m looking forward to working together on Devildriver’s next release! Hail the groove!”
Markus Riedler (Napalm Records CEO) comments: “We are extremely excited to have this outstanding band on our label roster. Devildriver are a true metal monster full of primal energy and more than ready to conquer the world with their upcoming album that will be released in