Lostprophets Sign To Fearless Records

LOSTPROPHETS SIGN TO FEARLESS RECORDS IN NORTH AMERICA
REVEAL DETAILS FOR UPCOMING ALBUM
WEAPONS SET TO RELEASE JUNE 19, 2012

Fearless Records is excited to announce the new addition to their family – Lostprophets have signed a North American deal with the label. The Welsh rockers have revealed the official artwork and tracklisting for their fifth full-length alum, Weapons, to be released in North America on June 19th, 2012 through Fearless Records.

Formed in Pontypridd, South Wales, the Welsh rock band have made their mark on both sides of the Atlantic with their blend of strong melodic choruses and aggressively edged rock. Through four previous albums – 2000’s fakesoundofprogress, 2004’s Start Something, 2006’s Liberation Transmission, and 2010’s The Betrayed – the band has grown, both in songwriting and success, stacking up a dozen or so top 40 singles and selling over 2 million albums worldwide. Recipients of Kerrang! Magazine’s 2010’s Classic Songwriters Award, Lostprophets have become one of the U.K.’s biggest rock bands, gracing countless magazine covers and headlining stages at Reading/Leeds and Download Festivals.

“With the business being as it is, and America being such a huge market to be absent from, we couldn’t be more flattered and excited that Fearless are giving us another crack at it – Another shot, if you will. Warped Tour will remind everyone – old fans and new – how good it is having Lostprophets on these shores. It’s been a long time since a UK rock band has made a real impact in America and we’re ready to carry that torch.” – Ian Watkins, Lead Vocals

Weapons will be the band’s first North American release since “Liberation Transmission”, and will be available on June 19th, 2012. The album was recorded in North Hollywood, CA at NRG Studios with producer Ken Andrews (A Perfect Circle, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club).

Get a taste of the new album by checking out Lostprophets’ new music video for “Bring ‘Em Down”.

Lostprophets – Bring ‘Em Down

Tracklist for Weapons follows:

1. Bring ‘Em Down
2. We Bring An Arsenal
3. Another Shot
4. Jesus Walks
5. A Song for Where I’m From
6. A Little Reminder That I’ll Never Forget
7. Better Off Dead
8. Heart on Loan
9. Somedays
10. Can’t Get Enough

In support of the new album, the band will kick off their headline tour through Europe next week, with support from Modstep and Young Guns, respectively, and continue their Stateside takeover throughout the summer on the Vans Warped Tour 2012 from July 12 – Aug 5.

Lostprophets with Modstep
Apr 15 – Dublin, Ireland @ Olympia Theatre
Apr 16 – Belfast, Ireland @ Ulster Hall
Apr 19 – Livepool, UK @ 02 Academy
Apr 20 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy
Apr 21 – Leeds, UK @ 02 Academy Leeds
Apr 23 – Brimingham, UK @ O2 Acamdemy Birmingham
Apr 24 – Aberdeen, UK @ Aberdeen Music Hall
Apr 25 – Glasgow, UK @ O2 Academy Glasgow
Apr 27 – Newcastle upon Tyne, UK @ 02 Academy Cardiff
Apr 28 – Cardiff, UK @ Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Apr 30 – Nottingham, UK @ Rock City
May 1 – Cambridge, UK @ Corn Exchange – Cambridge
May 2 – Southampton, UK @ Southampton Guildhall
May 4 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton

Lostprophets with Young Guns
May 6 – Koin, Germany @ Live Music Hall
May 7 – Bruxelles, Belgium @ Ancienne Belgique
May 8 – Paris, France @ Le Bataclan
May 10 – Hamburg, Germany @ Docks Hamburg
May 11 – Berlin, Germany @ Columbiahalle
May 13 – Munchen, Germany @ Backstage Werk
May 14 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Komplex457

VANS WARPED TOUR 2012
July 12 – Burgettstown, PA @ First Niagra Pavillion
July 13 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
July 14 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Ampitheater
July 15 – Montreal, QC @ Parc Jean-Drapeau
July 17 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 19 – Mansfield, MA @ Comcast Center
July 20 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
July 21 – Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
July 22 – Hartford, CT @ The Comcast Theatre
July 24 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
July 25 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
July 26 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Ampitheater at Lakewood
July 27 – Orlando, FL @ Cenral FL Fairgrounds
July 28 – Miami, FL @ Cruzan Ampitheater
July 29 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Vinoy Park
July 30 – Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Verizon Wireless Ampitheater
July 31 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
Aug 01 – Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Ampitheater
Aug 04 – Redmond, WA @ Marymoor Ampitheater
Aug 05 – Portland, OR @ Rose Quarter Riverfront

For more information, please contact:
Heather Gonzales | heather@fearlessrecords.com

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