Flint, Michigan's KING 810 Signs With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Flint, Michigan's KING 810 has inked a deal with Roadrunner Records. The band's "Proem" EP is currently streaming in its entirety on RoadrunnerRecords.com and you can stream and download the track "Fat Around The Heart" now at KING810.com.

"Proem" will be made available on iTunes on May 13. This collection preludes the band's full-length debut slated for later this summer.

Flint, the forgotten city, is where KING 810 calls home and it's the dystopian dwelling that sets the backdrop for the "Proem". With no mayor to preside over the bereft community and a minuscule police force, Flint teaches its young to fend for themselves.

"Proem" is an embodiment of KING 810's life within this pressure cooker, a glimpse into the personal account of this disappearing metropolis where tree branches live longer than the children do. The EP traces the band's Midwest survival, stirred by frontman David Gunn's examination of his own existence and the dying kingdom around him.

KING 810 is set to debut new material at Columbus, Ohio's Rock On The Range on May 17, followed by a performance at the Download festival in the U.K. on June 15. KING 810 will then traverse the U.S. on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and release its Roadrunner debut album this August.

king810band_638

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to delete postings that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to block users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. To report any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, please send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.