Tuesday, February 18, 2014
BLASTER RECORDS INKS DEAL WITH MONTGOMERY GENTRY
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Tuesday, February 18, 2014) – Blaster Records has signed Platinum-selling, award-winning country music duo Montgomery Gentry to their artist roster. Michael Knox (Jason Aldean, Trace Adkins, Thomas Rhett and the ABC hit show Nashville) has been tapped to produce their new album expected for release in 2014; Knox previously produced the duo’s Top 10 single “Where I Come From.”
“We couldn’t be more thrilled about welcoming Montgomery Gentry to the Blaster Records family,” shares Derek Simon, President of Blaster Records. “Eddie and Troy are proven hit makers and consummate professionals. We can’t wait to get started and look forward to a very successful run together.”
Gentry echoes Simon’s sentiment noting, "Eddie and I couldn't be more excited to be on the Blaster roster. Signing with these guys was a no brainer for us when we saw the team they have to put around us. It's a great bunch of people that we look forward to working with." Montgomery adds, “Man, I can't say enough about the Blaster guys and we haven't even cut the album yet! I can already tell this is going to be an awesome ride!
Montgomery Gentry is comprised of Troy Gentry and Eddie Montgomery who, together, have celebrated multiple awards and nominations from the CMA, ACM, and GRAMMYs. They have released more than 20 charted singles, with anthems like "My Town" and "Hell Yeah" becoming indelible parts of the honky-tonk landscape. They have hit the top of the singles charts five times, with "If You Ever Stop Loving Me," "Something To Be Proud Of," "Lucky Man," "Back When I Knew It All" and "Roll With Me."
Montgomery Gentry joins Chuck Wicks, Hank Williams Jr., Aaron Lewis, Jared Ashley, Brother Trouble and more on the label’s roster.
Blaster Records is distributed through Warner Music Nashville. Montgomery Gentry is managed by Dennis Entertainment’s John Dennis and booked by WME’s Greg Oswald.
For more information visit www.montgomerygentry.com and www.blasterentertainment.com.