MUSIC NEWS: Flyleaf Signs to Loud & Proud

FLYLEAF, the five-piece, multi-platinum alternative band from Texas, has officially signed with Loud & Proud Records.

Currently in the studio in Los Angeles with producer Don Gilmore (Pearl Jam, Linkin Park, Bullet For My Valentine, Avril Lavigne),  the group--KRISTEN MAY (vocals), SAMEER BHATACHARYA (guitars), JARED HARTMANN (guitars), PAT SEALS (bass), JAMES CULPEPPER (drums)--will release their fourth full length studio album in September.

"We are inspired by Flyleaf's new music and equally inspired by the band members' character and conviction," says Tom Lipsky, Owner and President of Loud & Proud Records.  "We have confidence in their future and are excited that they have placed their trust in Loud & Proud to be their global label partner."

"Flyleaf is privileged and thankful to be joining forces with Loud & Proud," explains guitarist SAMEER BHATACHARYA. "There is something very special in this new Flyleaf album that resonates in our hearts. We're excited for the new release and our upcoming tours starting this fall."

"Flyleaf has been blessed to have crossed paths with Loud & Proud," adds bassist PAT SEALS. "We are thrilled to be releasing our new record with such a progressive label that seeks to serve the music."  

"I'm so happy to be partners with Loud and Proud, this will be a good team for us," adds vocalist KRISTEN MAYLoud and Proud gives us the freedom creatively to grow and stay true to who we are while having the support of an inspired team, we can't wait for the journey ahead."

In early 2014 the group began a Pledge campaign for their new album with producer Don Gilmore; by February 2, 2014 the album was fully funded. Fans can visit to pre-order the new album and find VIP packages for the forthcoming fall tour.  The band will release their first single in July and look to tour in early fall to support the release of the new album.

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