Official press release:Prosthetic Records
is pleased to announce the signing of Southern California metal band Antagonist
. Earning their keep in the local and national scene since 1998, and with two prior full-lengths to their credit, Antagonist has already logged time hit the road with the likes of Light This City, The Faceless, Winds of Plague, Silent Civilian, and fellow SoCal metallers The Funeral Pyre, among others.
The band's Prosthetic Records debut, set to be titled 'Exist,' will be produced by Fred Archambault
), and is the follow-up to 'An Envy of Innocence,' which saw a 2006 release via Dwell Records
. Tentatively slated for a summer 2008 release, 'Exist' will be recorded starting March 1. "We're very happy and excited to finally announce our signing with Prosthetic!" guitarist/vocalist Carlos Garcia says. "These guys have treated us like family since day one and they really believe in the music we're making. We're all very anxious to enter the studio and even more pumped to get out on the road and play all the new shit for everyone."
Live rehearsal footage of Antagonist playing clips from some of their new material, as well as prior material and live footage can be seen on the band's YouTube channel and on the band's official MySpace page
. Antagonist plans on touring heavily after the recording of 'Exist,' and details on venues and cities will be available shortly.