Sophomore record out next month on Rocket Science Ventures
VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver alternative rock outfit, The Veer Union, is proud to announce that its sophomore album, Divide The Blackened Sky, will hit stores on March 27th, courtesy of Rocket Science Ventures. The band will unleash the 10-track full-length just days before embarking on a US tour with My Darkest Days – The Veer Union’s first trek south of the border since 2010. “Our new record, Divide The Blackened Sky, is a much darker and heavier effort than our previous works,” said vocalist, Crispin Earl. “It depicts all the hard times we have been through over the last couple of years.” In addition to the newly revealed release date, The Veer Union has also unveiled the cover art and track list for the forthcoming album – an adrenaline-pumping collection of modern rock anthems that will stand as the long-awaited follow-up to the 2009 debut, Against The Grain.
2. Bitter End
3. I Will Remain
4. Buried In The Ground
5. Inside Our Scars
6. Live Another Day
7. Divide The Blackened Sky
8. Silent Gun
9. Last Days Of Life
Divide The Blackened Sky was recorded at VanHowes Studios, Greenhouse Studios and Renegade Studios in Vancouver, BC. The majority of the album was self-produced and recorded by the band. In addition, production on the first single, “Bitter End,” was handled by world-renowned producer, Brian Howes (Nickelback, Hinder, Skillet, Puddle Of Mudd, Rev Theory), and was mixed by Jay Van Poederooyen. Cover art comes courtesy of Jeff Ojeda at Harmonic Concepts. A lyric video for the new single, “Bitter End,” can be streamed on YouTube at: http://youtu.be/7efeVHf2gNo. Added Earl, “The first single, ‘Bitter End,’ describes Eric [Schraeder, guitar/vocals] and I finding the inner strength to persevere through seemingly impossible times to once again do what we love most, which is creating music.” “Bitter End” will hit the iTunes Store for digital download on February 14th. Stay tuned to the official The Veer Union Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/theveerunion and Rocket Science Ventures website: http:// www.rocketscienceventures.com for more information. The Veer Union w/ My Darkest Days…
3/30 – South Bend, IN @ Club Fever
3/31 – Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere’s
4/02 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
4/03 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
4/04 – Rochester, MN @ The Wicked Moose
4/06 – Sault Sainte Marie, MI @ Kewadin Casino Showroom
4/07 – Dubuque, IA @ Courtside
The Veer Union online…
About The Veer Union…
The Veer Union made its mark in 2009 with the top 10 hit single, “Seasons,” off the debut album, Against The Grain, which peaked at #7 and was the longest charting rock song for a new artist all year. It became the theme song for the 2009 Stanley Cup winners, the Pittsburgh Penguins, and was also featured in all Major League Baseball postseason telecasts, as well as the NFL, NASCAR, ESPN, WWE, NHL and more. The second single, “Youth of Yesterday,” was the highest added song to rock radio the ﬁrst week of its release.
The Veer Union has toured the US for over a year in support of Against The Grain, hitting major cities across the nation. The band has played shows and festivals with the likes of Staind, Hinder, Theory of A Deadman, Korn, Breaking Benjamin, Framing Hanley, 30 Seconds to Mars, Flyleaf and many more.
About Rocket Science Ventures…
Developed in 2004 as a new model solution for artists and management, the Rocket Science mission is to provide a full-service label-type experience to artists and management in the rapidly evolving digital and physical marketplace.