Las Vegas, Nevada-based metallers HEMLOCK have inked a deal with Blind Prophecy Records. The band's new album is tentatively scheduled for release in early 2008.According to a press release, HEMLOCK "is a heavy and brutal onslaught of metal with an arsenal of catchy lyrics, creative breakdowns and melodic hooks. [The band] considers their real home to be on the road, continuing to carve a name for themselves in the underground. They have toured with the likes of SLAYER, HATEBREED, SOULFLY, OTEP, SLIPKNOT, LAMB OF GOD, DISTURBED, OBITUARY, CHIMAIRA, DROWNING POOL, HED(P.E.), SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SHADOWS FALL, SNOT, DEVILDRIVER, SEPULTURA, EXODUS, SEVENDUST, ARCH ENEMY and several more. Touring eight to nine months a years, HEMLOCK has done regional headlining tours in the Southwest and has also toured across the U.S. several times." For more information, visit www.myspace.com/hemlock.