Relapse Records has announced the signing of the Pacific Northwest death/doom/sludge quartet USNEA. The band is currently recording its sophomore full-length album at Haywire Studios with producer Jared "Fester" See for a late 2014 release.
Commented USNEA in a statement: "We are stoked and honored to sign with Relapse and join the ranks of fellow heavy acts (and buddies) COUGH, INDIAN, INTER ARMA, PRIMITIVE MAN, CHRISTIAN MISTRESS, NUX VOMICA, LORD DYING and so many more.
"Relapse has put out some incredible, seriously solid heavy albums over the past 20-plus years and we couldn't be happier having them release our next album. On top of that, everyone at Relapse has been awesome and supportive and couldn't be nicer folks."
Formed in 2011, USNEA released its eponymous debut last year via Orca Wolf Records.
USNEA will hit the road in August for a short run of West Coast dates that includes shows with LYCUS and BELL WITCH. The tour is in support of USNEA's upcoming split seven-inch single with Germany's RUINS, to be released on Halo Of Flies Records in North America and Twisted Chords in Europe.
Zeke Rogers - Drums
Joel Williams - Bass, Vocals
Johnny Lovingood - Guitar
Justin Cory - Guitar, Vocals
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