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New Album The Dead Of Night In Stores Now!

AOL AND TUNELAB TO DEBUT NEW EKOTREN ALBUM “THE DEAD OF NIGHT” Los Angeles, CA --- Burnhill Union Records is releasing the new Ekotren album The Dead Of Night today! In celebration of the new release, both AOL and TuneLab are streaming the new effort in it’s entirety at these locations: http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds/#/8 http://tunelab.com/2011/01/24/album-stream-ekotren/ The Dead Of Night was produced by Paul Trust (Diecast, Say Anything) this past summer and sees the band tighter than its ever been, stepping up BPM's, sharpening its riffs and throat tearing screams, capturing the energy and intensity that Ekotren puts out in every blood and sweat soaked performance. With an album the band couldn't be more proud of, Ekotren is currently on tour with Ill Nino in support of the new effort. Hailing from Cape Coral, FL the members of Ekotren are endlessly on tour. The band’s dedication and amazing live sound have gained them legions of new fans. Ekotren has shared the stage with acts such as: Staind, Chevelle, ill nino, (hed) pe, Powerman 5000, Straight Line Stitch, Diecast and others. Check out footage of the band in the studio by clicking the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAAcq_A3xBs TUESDAY, 1-18-11 GRAND RAPIDS, MI THE INTERSECTION WEDNESDAY, 1-19-11 PONTIAC, MI EAGLE THEATRE THURSDAY, 1-20-11 CHICAGO, IL REGGIES FRIDAY, 1-21-11 MILWAUKEE, WI THE RAVE SATURDAY, 1-22-11 DES MOINES, IA HOUSE OF BRICKS SUNDAY, 1-23-11 ST PAUL, MN STATION 4 TUESDAY, 1-25-11 DENVER, CO MARQUIS THEATRE THURSDAY, 1-27-11 LOS ANGELES, CA THE KEY CLUB SUNDAY, 1-30-11 FARMINGTON, NM TOP DECK TUESDAY, 2-01-11 SAN ANTONIO, TX BACKSTAGE LIVE WEDNESDAY, 2-02-11 BEAUMONT, TX THE GIG THURSDAY, 2-03-11 DALLAS, TX TREES FRIDAY, 2-04-11 HOUSTON, TX SCOUT BAR SATURDAY, 2-05-11 HOUMA, LA THE CITY CLUB MONDAY, 2-07-11 ATLANTA, GA MASQUERADE SUNDAY, 2-13-11 HARTFORD, CT WEBSTER THEATER TUESDAY, 2-15-11 WORCESTER, MA PALLADIUM WEDNESDAY, 2-16-11 POUGHKEEPSIE, NY THE CHANCE THURSDAY, 2-17 -11 NEW YORK CITY, NY SANTOS SATURDAY, 2-19-11 ALLENTOWN, PA CROC ROCK

AOL Noisecreep Premiers “The End Of The Day” Single

Ekotren’s ‘The End of the Day’ Is ‘Self-Empowered’ — Song Premiere If you’ve never heard of Ekotren, Noisecreep is happy to change that by premiering the brand new song ‘The End of the Day.’ The track is from the Cape Coral, Fla. band’s ‘The Dead of Night’ album, which is due out Jan. 25. Check out the stream at : http://www.noisecreep.com/2011/01/03/ekotren-the-end-of-the-day-song-premiere/

*‘RESTORE THE INSANITY’ TOUR *** MORE DATES TBA****

January 18 – Grand Rapid, MI – The Intersection 19 – Riverview, MI – The Rack N Roll 20 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s 21 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave 22 – Des Moines, IA – House Of Bricks 23 – St. Paul, MN – Station 4 25 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre 27 – Los Angeles, CA – Key Club 28 - Santa Rosa, CA. – Last Day Saloon 29 - Las Vegas, NV. -Feelgood’s 30 – Farmington, NM – Top Deck February 1 – San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live 2 – Beaumont, TX – The Gig 3 – Dallas, TX – Trees 4 – Houston, TX – Scout Bar 5 – Houma, LA – The City Club 7 – Atlanta, GA – Maquerade 10 – Norfolk, VA. – the Norva 11 – West Springfield, VA. – Jaxx 13 – Hartford, CT – Webster Theater 15 – Worcester, MA – Palladium 16 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance 17 – New York, NY – Santos 18 - Syracuse, NY. – The Westcott Theater 19 – Allentown, PA – Crock Rock

EKOTREN SIGNS DEAL WITH BURNHILL UNION RECORDS

Chicago, IL – (May 18, 2010)Chicago-based BURNHILL UNION RECORDS is proud to announce the signing of Florida melodic metal group EKOTREN, to their growing rock label. EKOTREN is once again teaming up with producer Paul Trust (Endo, Diecast, Atom Smash) and are looking to release their sophomore record sometime before the end of the year. The band will be hitting the studio in early July to record the new album. EKOTREN’s debut album, “Light The Fire”, was released by in February 2008. The CD’s lead single, “Light The Fire”, spent 32 weeks as one of the most requested songs on Sirius Satellite Radio, Hard Attack’s Devil’s Dozen, peaking at No. 3. The band has been on the road relentlessly since the release of the album and has shared the stage with the likes of Staind, Chevelle, Nonpoint, Flyleaf, Saliva, Ill Nino, Diecast, Bobaflex, Straight Line Stitch and others… Keith Finnell (guitar) added the following statement “We are really excited to be working with Burnhill Union, and can’t wait to hit the studio in July to finish the album!” BURNHILL UNION RECORDS, a Hard Rock/Metal label started earlier this year by partners Kym Affinito, Randy Kertz and Shaun Glass(ex-SOIL/current DIRGE WITHIN guitarist), the label current roster consist of AM Conspiracy and Rikets, 2010 will see further expansion for the label and great growth for artists already signed. For more information visit http://www.burnhillunion.com

EkoTren Release Video For "Chupacabra" & Embark On Brew-Tality Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:EkoTren Release Video For "Chupacabra" & Embark On Brew-Tality Tour Featuring Bleed The Sky, Straight Line Stitch and Within Chaos.Cape Coral, FL based EkoTren has released the video for the track "Chupacabra" online at the following location http://www. metalsucks. net/?p=6046 The video was directed by Eddie Karam, and animated by Ricco Paiva at The Edge Factory. "Our manager Eddie has been talking about doing an animation video for a while, he has this friend who is just an amazing artist and he always wanted to work on a music video," says EkoTren frontman John Sheldon. "We wanted to do something different and honestly to us ’Chupacabra’ is one of those songs that only animation could pull it off. We really loved the way the video came out and hopefully so will our fans." EkoTren has carved their name deep into the scene with the release of their Paul Trust (Diecast, Endo) produced debut album "Light The Fire", which was released by Blind Prophecy Records. The album’s lead single "Light The Fire" spent a whopping 27 weeks as one of the most requested songs on Sirius Hard Attack’s Devils Dozen, peaking at 3. The band has been on the road relentlessly since the release of the album on tours alongside Ill Nino, Scum of the Earth, Diecast, Mower, Droid and Bobaflex. EkoTren gearing up for the Brew-Tality Tour 2008 featuring Bleed The Sky, Straight Line Stitch and Within Chaos at the end of July. Dates are as follows: Jul 29 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ The Clubhouse Tempe, Arizona Jul 30 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ The Jumping Turtle San Marcos, California Jul 31 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Knitting Factory Hollywood, California Aug 1 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ cheyenne saloon Las Vegas, Nevada Aug 2 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Gator’s Farmington, New Mexico Aug 4 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Eagles Club Sheridan Aug 5 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ FOE Riverton, Wyoming Aug 6 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ The Oriental Theater Denver,, Colorado Aug 7 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Lizard Lounge Wichita, Kansas Aug 8 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Big Papa’s Pour House Oklahoma City Aug 9 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ The Otherside Tulsa, Oklahoma Aug 10 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Rockstar Nightclub St.Louis, Missouri Aug 11 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ George’s Majestic Lounge Fayetteville Aug 13 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ The Village Little Little Rock, Arkansas Aug 15 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Station 4 St. Paul, Minnesota Aug 16 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Tops N Tails creve coeur, Illinois Aug 17 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Doubles Green Bay, Wisconsin Aug 18 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Underground sandusky, Minnesota Aug 19 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Machine Shop Flint Aug 20 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Wreck Room Toronto, Ontario Aug 21 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ The Ritz Warren, Michigan Aug 22 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Peabody’s Cleveland, Ohio Aug 23 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ AlrosaVilla Columbus, Ohio Aug 24 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Monkey Bar Huntington, West Virginia Aug 25 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Croc Rock Allentown, Pennsylvania Aug 26 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Chasers Keansburg, New Jersey Aug 27 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Knitting Factory New York, New York Aug 29 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Jester’s Pub Fayetteville, North Carolina Aug 30 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ Ground Zero Spartanburg, South Carolina Aug 31 2008 7:00P Brew-Tality Tour @ HOOLIGANS MUSIC HALL Jacksonville, North Carolina Other EkoTren Upcoming Shows: Jul 27 2008 RockFest @ Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds Sep 1 2008 6:00P Masquerade w/ Bleed The Sky Atlanta, Georgia Sep 5 2008 7:00P Rockstarz All Ages Fort Myers, Florida Sep 26 2008 12:00P Indianapolis Metal Fest II Indianapolis, Indiana For more info visit the bands myspace at www. myspace. com/ekotren

EKOTREN SIK WORLD CONTEST & CHUPACABRA E-CARD REVEALED!

Blind Prophecy recording artists EKOTREN have released the “Attack Of The Chupacabra” ecard. Scope it out and get more info on the band at www.blindprophecyrecords.com/chupa/. The fine folks at Sik World Clothing have hooked up with the band to bring you the, the fans, a chance to win Ekotren and Sik World merch with the “SIK WORLD EKOTREN SWEEPSTAKES”. Enter to win at www.sikworld.com/contests.php. Their latest video for “Tranquilized” has been gaining lots of buzz in the metal press and radio world, check it out here http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=34571051. The bands latest offering Light The Fire supplies this crushing track and 10 others, including “Chupacabra”, is in stores now! Currently on the “SLEAZE ACROSS AMERIKA” tour with SCUM OF THE EARTH (Riggs of Rob Zombie fame), stay tuned as the band will announce a brand new tour with very special friends very soon. Jun 6 2008 -FIREWATER Dallas, Texas Jun 8 2008 - DOC HOLIDAYS Amarillo, Texas Jun 9 2008 – CAIN’S BALLROOM Tulsa, Oklahoma Jun 10 2008 – THE CONSERVATORY Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Jun 11 2008 - LIZARD LOUNGE Wichita, Kansas Jun 12 2008 - FOXTOWN CITY LIMITS Mulberry, Kansas

EkoTren Releases New Video For Tranquilized

EkoTren Releases New Video For Tranquilized Florida hard rockers EkoTren have released a new video for "Tranquilized" the first single from their debut album "Light The Fire." The video was shot in early February in New Jersey by David Brodsky from MyGoodEye, who has worked with bands like God Forbid, Suicide Silence, Strapping Young Lad, The Red Chord and many others. The video was posted today and can be found at the following location: http://myspacetv.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=34571051 EkoTren has kept busy since recording their debut album in October of last year. They toured in Nov./Dec. with Diecast and Mower, then in Jan./Feb. with Ill Nino, Droid and Bobaflex, and are currently out with Scum Of The Earth (featuring Riggs from White Zombie) and Rikets. "Light The Fire" was released Feb. 19 and the band has been on tour since. Its title track "Light The Fire" reaches its 15th week on the Devil's Dozen weekly countdown on Sirius Hard Attack, among bands like Testament, Meshuggah, and Cavalera Conspiracy where it currently sits at #4. Meanwhile, the radio single, "Tranquilized," is hitting active radio all over the country. For more info visit www.ekotren.com or www.myspace.com/ekotren

We are n. 3 on Sirius 27 Hard Attack's Devils Dozen this week!

We would like to thank everyone who has been voting for us everyday! you guys rock and because of you we have now gone 11 weeks on the countdown and we have moved up to 3 this week! so please keep requesting and help us to get to 1! Call the "Bloodline" at 1-877-337-4748 and press 1, then 27 then when prompted press 1 to leave your official request, and again when prompted hit "356"(eko) then hit 1 to confirm the vote. This is how the devil decide what songs make the list. The Devil's Dozen Saturdays 5 pm ET Rebroadcast Wednesdays 10 am ET Join members of the Hard Attack staff as they blast out the week's most requested songs in a countdown show for the heathen in all of us. Click Below and Request "Light The Fire" on Hard Attack! This weeks devils dozen results 1 Calvera Conspiracy - Inflikted 2 Testament - More Than Meets The Eye 3 EkoTren - Light The Fire 4 Machine Head - Slanderous 5 Meshuggah - Bleed 6 Polkadot Cadaver - A Wolf In Jesus Skin 7 Monsters Of The Deep 8 Three Suns And One Star 9 Signs You Should Leave 10 Ill Nino - Finger Painting (With The Enemy) 11 Death Angel - Sonic Beatdown 12 Kingdom Of Sorrow - Hear This Prayer For Her

New Live Footage Posted Online

Video footage of us performing the title track of our new album, "Light The Fire", at Club Ricochet in Fort Myers, Florida on March 8, 2008 can be viewed below. "Light The Fire" has been on Sirius Hard Attack's Devil's Dozen for five weeks straight, and it currently sits at No. 7 on the countdown. "Light The Fire" was released on February 19 via Blind Prophecy Records. video located at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiXxLlitNnM

EKOTREN’S DEBUT CD AVAILABLE NOW WORLDWIDE; VIDEO DETAILS REVEALED

A new era begins. LIGHT THE FIRE, the long-awaited full-length by Florida metalcore band EKOTREN, was released on February 19 in North America, February 20 in Japan, and February 25 in Europe. The first single “Tranquilized” has been tearing across the airwaves, earning titles as Most Added Band on FMQB and #4 on CMJ’s Loud Rock charts. EKOTREN is slated to shoot a video for the song with David Brodsky [My Good Eye], who has directed for some of the biggest up-and-coming names including Strapping Young Lad, Suicide Silence, and the Red Chord. On a rare day off during their national tour with Ill Nino, the video will be shot on February 25 in New Jersey and is tentatively set for a March premiere. Title track “Light The Fire” has made a big impact on Sirius satellite radio, currently standing at #8 on the Devil’s Dozen (Sirius Hard Attack’s Weekly Top Songs Countdown). EKOTREN will be on tour with Ill Nino and Droid until March 2nd and will celebrate their homecoming with a CD release party on March 8th at Club Ricochet in Fort Myers, Florida. LINKS: www.ekotren.com www.myspace.com/ekotren www.blindprophecyrecords.com www.myspace.com/blindprophecyrecords