Japan's YOUTHQUAKE Signs With WORMHOLEDEATH
Japanese death/thrash masters YOUTHQUAKE have inked a deal with Wormholedeath. The band, which has been existence for 22 years and has released 10 studio albums so far, will have its latest CD, "Beyond The Void Of Black", made available in Europe on December 30.
Legendary X JAPAN guitarist Hide saw great potential in YOUTHQUAKE and the band signed with Extacy Records, the label owned by X JAPAN drummer Yoshiki, in 1994.
Commented Masa Kishimoto: "I have worked with [YOUTHQUAKE for] [more than] 10 years as label and management. I feel very honor they signed worldwide deal with Wormholedeath and are starting new collaboration with Wormholedeath. The band and me are looking forward to touring in Europe one day."
Added Wormholedeath's A&R and label manager Worm: "When we started our Japanese division, we were stoken about the great amount of feedback created by our label in Japan and now we reached our first goal: signing such an important band, that has such a big name and career in that country is something amazing. We were so proud to know that the band wanted to work with us. We will start promoting YOUTHQUAKE with their current album, 'Beyond The Void Of Black', in Europe to open doors to their upcoming release."
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