SHARPTONE RECORDS SIGNS ALAZKA
WATCH THE VIDEO FOR THEIR NEW SINGLE, “EMPTY THRONE,” NOW!
April 7, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles based independent record label SharpTone Records announces today the signing of German melodic-hardcore act ALAZKA. The band joins the label’s burgeoning roster that includes acts such as Attila, Emmure, Miss May I, We Came As Romans and While She Sleeps among others.
In conjunction with the signing announcement, ALAZKA has debuted a video for their new single, “Empty Throne.” Watch it now at http://smarturl.it/AlazkaET.
Based in Western Germany, ALAZKA started their journey in 2012 as Burning Down Alaska. After a few personnel changes, they released their debut EP Values & Virtues in March 2015 via Redfield Records. Since then they have played four European tours, including their own headline tour and the “Impericon Never Say Die! Tour,“ as well as several well known festivals across Europe (With Full Force, Summer Breeze, Graspop Metal Meeting, Southside Festival e.g.). Further they have played support shows for Bands like Northlane, The Ghost Inside and Parkway Drive on several occasions. In January 2016 Kassim Auale joined the band as a second vocalist. He first appeared on the song “Blossom” which was released right before their first European headline tour. At the end of March 2017, the band announced that they have changed their name to ALAZKA, as they felt like the time had come to finally choose a name that fits the musical style and personality the band strived for, since their old name was something they had chosen back when the band was founded and most of the current members were not even a part of the band.
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