Philadelphia hardcore metal band A LIFE ONCE LOST have inked a deal with Ferret Records. The group will enter Trax East studios in South River, NJ with producer Eric Rachel in January to begin recording their sophomore album, "Hunter", tentatively due in the spring. The follow-up to 2003's "A Great Artist" (Deathwish Inc.) will feature artwork by Paul Ramano (MASTODON). In addition, Deathwish Inc. and Ferret will be re-releasing "A Great Artist" in 2005 with additional artwork by Jacob Bannon.
A LIFE ONCE LOST have picked up some dates on the upcoming FEAR FACTORY/LAMB OF GOD tour as well as a number of weekend runs. A list of all currently confirmed shows can be found here.