Lost Society Sign With Nuclear Blast Records
Finnish thrash outfit Lost Society have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast. The official press release announcing their addition to the label can be found below:
“Thrash is not dead – and the youngsters of LOST SOCIETY are living proof of it! Founded early in 2010 by thrash/speed metal enthusiast Samy Elbanna in the Finnish town of Jyväskylä, the front man gathered an ensemble of passionate allies around him to establish a band soon to become known as one of the most energetic newcomers Scandinavia had seen in years
After numerous gigs around Finland, earning themselves great feedback for their extraordinarily strong stage presence, LOST SOCIETY decided to take part in the world-renowned GBOB (Global Battle Of the Bands). After they had won the preliminary decision round in their hometown, they were invited to the finals held in Helsinki, where they prevailed against 13 contestants and emerged victorious. The grand finals of GBOB 2012 will take place at “The Scala” in London on the 9th of December with 18 bands from all over the world.
Nuclear Blast Records are stoked to announce the signing of LOST SOCIETY! Nuclear Blast A&R Jaap Wagemaker comments:
“Nuclear Blast has a very long history when it comes to signing new bands from Finland and transforming them into household names. Once in a while a new band comes along that is so driven, energetic, powerful, enthusiastic, passionate and professional that you immediately see their potential to make the breakthrough.”
LOST SOCIETY have already recorded their debut album at the famous Sonic Pump Studios together with producer Nino Laurenne. The record is scheduled for a release via Nuclear Blast in spring 2013 and doubtlessly will be a real highlight for all fans of speed and thrash metal.
LOST SOCIETY are equally enthralled:
“We are more than happy to announce that we’ve been signed to Nuclear Blast and we’re looking forward a lot to cooperating with the label. Our debut album will be an old-school thrash oriented one that’ll surely leave a lasting impression!”
Click here to watch the band’s performance at the Finnish GBOB finals and check out the youngsters’ skills.
Samy Elbanna – vocals & guitar
Arttu Lesonen – guitar
Mirko Lehtinen – bass
Ossi Paananen – drums”