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Reign Supreme signs with Mediaskare Records

Friday, July 15, 2011 10:29 AM PT


Philadelphia, PA based band Reign Supreme has signed with Mediaskare Records and will release their upcoming EP 'Sky Burial' later this year through the label. "All the bands I know on Mediaskare love being on the label. That was pretty much enough for me," commented vocalist Jay Pepito. He added, "We just want to work with a label that will bend over backwards to help us achieve our goals as a band, we feel like Mediaskare is that label."

The band will soon enter the studio with producer Will Putney (For Today, After The Burial) to begin recording the EP.

"Sky Burial comes from the Tibetan tradition of bringing the dead to a mountain, or other place where vultures gather. The vultures and other animals consume the corpse, and hence, it becomes a vessel to feed and care for these creatures," explained Pepito on the title for the EP. "It's a cool idea, wherein your empty shell of a person becomes of some utility to some other thing, and I just found the idea of that fascinating; it makes more sense to me than embalming the dead in an attempt to preserve some self-imposed idea of what they were like in life, and then tossing that homemade mannequin into a pine box, and letting it rot. It seems to me to be more pragmatic, to let yourself be the thing that sustains your ecosystem. It reminds us that we are just animals, that we are not special because of our smart cars and Facebook, and that we, in a sense, are simply carrion."

Speaking to what they want their fans to get out of 'Sky Burial,' the band stated, "We just want them to enjoy it. We hope that it brings emotions out in them, and that our music becomes the soundtrack to some of the best years of their lives. There is no socio-political agenda with us, we are just angry, and want to rage."


29 comments


7/15/2011 10:39:03 AM
lol

7/15/2011 10:40:20 AM
Next week we will be seeing "Reign Supreme breaks up"

7/15/2011 10:43:42 AM
"we are just angry, and want to rage" ...and what does any of that have to do with all that lion king circle of life talk up there?...anyway, will get this.

7/15/2011 10:52:31 AM
i confess to enjoying this band, but the less i know about what they're thinking and issuing in press releases, the better

7/15/2011 11:01:36 AM
A non-CA band signing to Mediaskare...nice.

7/15/2011 11:02:28 AM
sucks for them, but I will listen

7/15/2011 11:08:26 AM
this band couldn't be anymore terrible

7/15/2011 11:27:20 AM
last album was good. i'll buy this.

7/15/2011 11:40:40 AM
Mother Superior is the most played track on my ipod. I furiously look forward to this new disc.

7/15/2011 12:13:22 PM
their songs with heavy ass production will rule. will download.

7/15/2011 12:20:10 PM
I actually give a shit about this. Looking forward to their next release

7/15/2011 12:25:07 PM
man, i liked reign supreme too...

7/15/2011 12:27:02 PM
damn you baron!

7/15/2011 12:34:06 PM
What was that about bending over backwards? gay.

7/15/2011 1:02:03 PM
terrible music ughh.

7/15/2011 1:20:34 PM
what?

7/15/2011 2:07:53 PM
awesome news!!!

7/15/2011 3:52:09 PM
fixed cost / cm = break even point

7/15/2011 5:53:26 PM
deep thoughts.....by jack handey

7/15/2011 6:12:00 PM
This just seems weird to me!!! Band is awesome though!

7/15/2011 7:23:27 PM
Whoever his friends are that are in mediaskare bands that told him that they love the label...........LIED to him. bend over backwards my ass.

7/15/2011 10:21:39 PM
An EP...? How disappointing. HOW ABOUT A fckING FULL-LENGTH?!!!

7/16/2011 12:07:31 AM
seriously, why are they still a band?

7/16/2011 6:13:39 AM
what an awkward terrible choice.

7/16/2011 8:49:07 AM
Lolemmure 7/15/2011 6:12:00 PM This just seems weird to me!!! Band is awesome though! why does this seem weird to you? reign supreme is a metalcore band and mediaskare signs predominantly metalcore bands.

7/16/2011 11:24:05 AM
*insert my usual pole smoking comment here* this band is so terrible they don't deserve me putting time into thinking of a clever way to say that they smoke pole

7/17/2011 9:52:30 AM
love Reign Supreme, stoked to hear their new stuff. fck the haters

7/18/2011 3:32:31 PM
these guys are legit. stoked to hear.

7/19/2011 4:11:33 PM
who the fck did they talk to from mediaskare that was "happy" with their service? i love this band, but this press release makes them sound like fcking idiots. mediaskare will fck them over just like everyone else. i'm bummed.