Killeen, Texas-based act KRITICKILL have reportedly turned down a record deal offer from 604 Records, the label venture headed by NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger and his longtime attorney Jonathan Simkin.Although no specific reason was given for their decision, the group are said to have ended contract negotiations with the label on the advice of their attorney. KRITICKILL will perform their next A&R showcase gig at the Hard Rock Cafe in Dallas, Texas on Feb. 28. Consisting of Dave Irons (vocals), Todd Gardner (drums), Donny Morse (guitars), and Bryan Koestens (bass), KRITICKILL have been together since 1997 and have opened for such national acts such as FEAR FACTORY, KITTIE, DROWNING POOL, THE UNION UNDERGROUND, NONPOINT, HATEBREED, NO ONE, and AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE. A self-financed full-length CD, entitled "Trust", was released last February. For more information on KRITICKILL, visit their official web site at this location.