[Tuesday, May 24, 2005]

Willowtip is proud to announce a number of new signings to the label:

Pittsburgh grind power-house Circle of Dead Children has resigned to Willowtip Records. The label will be releasing the bands brand new mcd, "Zero Comfort Margin"on July 12th . Zero Comfort Margin contains 15 brand new songs from CODC and was recorded and produced by Steve Austin at his own Austin Enterprise studio. Sound samples and artwork can be viewed at

Hailing from France , the extremely technical and brutal death/tech/thrash outfit now known as Gorod has signed to Willowtip. Formerly known as Gorgasm ( France ) the band has changed their name to Gorod to avoid confusion with the US based Gorgasm. The debut full length from Gorod "Neurotripsicks" previously only available in Europe will be issued in North America with 2 brand new tracks and an all new layout on July 12th. Expect a brand new full length from Gorod to be released sometime in 2006. You can preview material from Gorod at the willowtip myspace page

Willowtip has licensed the new full length from NYC's The Dying Light for release in North America . Featuring former members of Cattlepress, Dim Mak, Ripping Corpse, and Hemlock the sophomore album from TDL titled "The Killing Plan" will be issued on July 26th. The Killing Plan was recorded and produced by Eric Rutan at his Manna Studios in Florida .

Hailing from Winnipeg , Manitoba Canada , instrumental gurus Electro Quarterstaff are also a new addition to the Willowtip roster. The band is currently finishing the writing of their full length to be recorded later this year. Please visit for info and demo mp3s.

Super fast, super pissed off Texas grinders Kill The Client are yet another band to be welcomed at Willowtip. The band is currently working on new material that will be released on their debut full length for Willowtip expected to be recorded in June. Kill the Client will also be appearing at this years Mayland Deathfest, Boston Doom and Grind Fest, and on a number of dates with Internal Bleeding and Bodies in the Gears of the Apparatus. For me information and mp3's from the band please check out their website at

Grindcore legends Phobia are another new addition to the ever growing Willowtip roster. With a slew of releases under their belt on many different labels including Relapse, Necropolis, Deep Six, and more Phobia have established themselves as one of the greatest and most respected grindcore bands in the world. The band is currently on a west cost tour with Rotten Sound and will still being writing material for their full length on Willowtip to be released later this year.

And in other Willowtip news…

Neuraxis are currently in the process of recording their new full length, entitled "Trilateral Progression". A release date is set for September 13.