Heathen sign with Nuclear Blast
2012-05-05 by Voivod STAFF | 13 Comments
American tech thrashers Heathen have signed a deal with Nuclear Blast Records.

Founding member & guitarist Lee Altus commented on the closure of the deal as follows:

I’m really happy and couldn’t think of a better label for HEATHEN. I’ve known people at Nuclear Blast, some of whom have been fans of the band going as far back as the early demo days, and have been friends with them for many years. It’s amazing for me to think that throughout this band’s career, every album we recorded has been released on a different label. I can finally say that we have found home. Nuclear Blast has become a mecca for Bay Area thrash bands and we are happy to join our friends and partners in crime Exodus, Death Angel, Testament and Forbidden. Now it’s time to get to work on the new album!


On behalf of Nuclear Blast Records, Jaap Wagemaker made the following statement:

It is no secret that the staff of Nuclear Blast has a soft spot for thrash metal. We all grew up here with classics such as Breaking The Silence and Victims Of Deception, and who doesn’t remember that legendary tour from 1991 with SEPULTURA, SACRED REICH and HEATHEN destroying the stages night after night! We are totally stoked to announce that these legendary Bay Area Thrashers have inked a deal with us and are now label mates with EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL,TESTAMENT, FORBIDDEN, ANTHRAX, SEPULTURA, OVERKILL, KREATOR, DESTRUCTION and TANKARD!!! Since HEATHEN’s reunion for Thrash of the Titans, we had been following the band very closely over the last couple of years with first-hand information from Lee Altus – who is also swinging the axe in EXODUS – and what we heard from him made us very curious! After seeing HEATHEN play an amazing show at Rock Hard and their release of another classic album with The Evolution of Chaos, it was very clear to us that the band needed to become part of the Nuclear family as well. Seeing the band play several times at last year’s Thrashfest Classics, we were finally able to make this work!! With the signing of HEATHEN, another thrash dream has came true!! Welcome home guys!!!


Source:
http://metalassault.com/news/2012/04/10/heathen-signs-with-nuclear-blast/
Tagged: Heathen

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TheFinalEffortDrums
May 5th 2012
187 Comments


Cool! Proud of these guys. Great musicians.

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
May 5th 2012
6339 Comments


Finally...

Heathen sign to a label worthy of the band's merit.

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KILL
May 5th 2012
72280 Comments


awesome stuff

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KILL
May 5th 2012
72280 Comments


fag

FearThyEvil
May 5th 2012
12758 Comments


Nice.

austin888
May 5th 2012
332 Comments


Great news.

bloc
May 5th 2012
35024 Comments


Fantastic band.

Hopefully they ain't limited by the label or whatever...

Ovrot
May 6th 2012
10554 Comments


fuck yeah

TheNotrap
May 6th 2012
8132 Comments


sweet

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ThrashTillDeath94
May 6th 2012
617 Comments


Nuclear Blast is a good label. Good for them.

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Wolfhorde
May 6th 2012
13688 Comments


lol nuclear blast.

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CaptainDooRight
May 7th 2012
30334 Comments


Big stuff

YouGotLucky
May 7th 2012
946 Comments


lmfao at the pic



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