UK rockers Mallory Knox have signed a new deal with Columbia across the pond, in a move that band manager Stuart Gilli Ross has described as “the right time to make the next step in America”.
The band, which is managed by Raw Power Management and signed to RCA in the UK, will work alongside the same team the has driven fellow UK rock outfit Bring Me The Horizon on the other side of the Atlantic. The band has been signed with Sony Worldwide since the release of their latest album Asymmetry, which was released on Epic and has so far sold 29,062 copies.
According to Ross, the band made the move to RCA in the UK because Asymmetry “didn’t really have a frontline Sony label behind it at the time.”
Now, with a frontline Sony label backing them in the UK and the US, Ross believes it’s the right time for the group to leave their stamp on the American market.
“The move to Columbia is welcomed with open arms,” he told Music Week. “They feel they have a good shot in the American market. The band’s had some success there in previous years touring, so they’ve laid some foundation and we and the Columbia team felt that now was the right time to make the next step in America and represent some British rock.”
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