SHADOWS FALL To Perform At New York City In-Store

June 11, 2009

New England metallers SHADOWS FALL will take part in a special performance at J&R Music World in New York City on June 19. The band will also be available post-set for a meet-and-greet. This free event starts at 6:00 p.m. so be sure to get there early!

J&R Music World
23 Park Row
1st Floor,
New York, NY

SHADOWS FALL has added a new show to its summer itinerary. The band will be direct support to Maryland rockers CLUTCH on July 3 at the House of Blues in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Upcoming SHADOWS FALL shows:

June 14 - Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo
June 25 - Anchorage, AK - Chilkkoot Charlies
June 26 - Anchorage, AK - Club Millennium
July 03 - Atlantic City, NJ – House of Blues (with CLUTCH)

SHADOWS FALL' new album is tentatively due in September via the band's newly created record label, in conjunction with Warner Music Group's ILG and Ferret Music.

SHADOWS FALL vocalist Brian Fair recently spoke to Noisecreep about the band's decision to form their own label.

"We had an amazing run with Century Media that opened up many doors and taught us even more," he said. "This led to our decision to sign with a major label like Atlantic Records to see what that world was all about. We realized quickly that the entire music industry was in a state of flux and panic as sales figures and profits were dropping by huge percentages each year. It was time to change up the business model in a way that would help break the cycle of large unrecouped budgets and put the power and profits back in the hands of the band."

Fair continued, "In a traditional record deal, the band is fronted large amounts of money by the label and they control the spending for promotion and video that then must be paid back through album sales, leaving the band as the last ones to get paid as the money trickles in. In our current deal, we have the power of a major label distributor combined with the everyday input of an independent label that understands our music and scene."

Fair told Revolver magazine that the band's new songs are similar to those on 2007's "Threads of Life", though darker and almost ballad-free. "There's more like two half-ballads," he said. "There are some acoustic moments and some melodies that let the songs breathe, but there's old-school thrash as well. We've written a lot of fast stuff which is definitely going to be fun to play live."

"Threads of Life" was made available through Atlantic in the U.S. and Roadrunner Records in Europe.

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