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Lehighton hard rock band Another Day Dawns signs with Century Media Records for their next album



NEPA Stage Staff

Excerpt from a press release:

After recently opening for multi-platinum alternative rockers Fuel, fellow Lehigh Valley Pennsylvanians Another Day Dawns announced they have signed to Century Media Records in partnership with The Orchard.

“Honestly, this is a dream come true,” frontman Dakota Sean began.

“We have been working towards this goal since we were kids practicing basement blankets. The fact that Century Media believes in us enough to sign and support us is such an amazing feeling. To have their full support, as well as the support of all of our fans, who have been with us since day one, is inspiring and part of what keeps us going.

The Lehighton-based hard rock band joins artists like Napalm Death, Dream Theater, Queensrÿche, Corrosion of Conformity, Buckcherry, The Pretty Reckless, Body Count, Lacuna Coil, Dark Tranquility, Arch Enemy, Devin Townsend, Eyehategod, At the Gates , Sick by It All, Butcher Babies, Fozzy, Suicide Silence, Adrenaline Mob, Deicide, Sanctuary and many more on the largely heavy metal record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment.

“We are happy to announce our cooperation with Another Day Dawns. Their combination of youthful energy, songwriting and passionate delivery – in addition to the hard work they’ve done on the road and the success they’ve already had on the radio – portends an exciting and bright future together. said Philipp Schulte. , director of Century Media.

Formed in 2010, Another Day Dawns continues to be the most talked about up-and-coming rock band in the Northeast Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The band, which includes lead singer Dakota Sean, guitarist Tyler Ritter, bassist Jerome Betz and drummer Nick McGeehan, reached No. 10 on Billboard’s Northeast Heatseekers chart with their self-released debut EP, “A Different Life.” , just four months after it was released in 2019. The lead single, “Taste of Heaven,” reached No. 28 on the BDS/Billboard Radio Charts and No. 40 on the Medibase Active Rock Chart, cementing their foundation in the music market. active rock.

ADD became the first rock band from the state of Pennsylvania to chart on the Mediabase Active Rock Top 40 as an unsigned act without any major label or independent representation, and they did it again with songs from their upcoming EP, “Stranger”, which was released on January 31, 2020. It was produced by Joe Rickard (Starset, Joyous Wolf, Red, Diamante) and included collaborations with Grammy Hall of Fame songwriter Desmond Child (Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, KISS).

Over the past few years they have played non-stop with bands such as Atreyu, Issues, Starset, Buckcherry, Sevendust, Hinder and Cold and performed at festivals such as Louder Than Life, Aftershock and Blue Ridge Rock Festival, creating a strong following with over 20,000 followers on their social media accounts and hundreds of thousands of streams.

The band’s latest single, “Look at You”, was released on August 20, 2021. They are currently in the studio working on their new album and Century Media debut.

“Honestly, it’s still settling in – every little step we take further into this just creates more and more excitement. We wanted this from the very beginning, and now the bands that inspired me, who I never imagined would be in the same category, are our label mates. We’re definitely more ready than ever to be the band we’ve always dreamed of being, and I have no doubt that we’re capable of delivering the album that will establish us as such,” Ritter said.

“It’s beyond exciting that Century Media is giving us the opportunity to finally do this. We are very grateful to them and to all those who supported us. It’s been a long period of hard work, and it’s only getting bigger now – we all feel the sea change these years have led to.

See photos of Another Day Dawns from Another Day Dawns opening for Sponge in Scranton in 2019 here and learn more about them in an in-depth interview with the entire band on Episode 82 of the NEPA Scene podcast. who also premiered their single “Psycho:”