Indie Bands News

Irish Rockers Wounds Sign to Razor & Tie

New Album, Die Young, To Be Released On November 25th

Band To Tour This Fall With Finch

(New York, NY) –Woundshas signed to Razor & Tie for a multi-album deal that will see the release of a new studio album, Die Young, in North America on November 25th. The Irish rockers are in North America this Fall and will hit the road opening for Finch. The band also played the first two Riot Fests in Toronto and Chicago last week and will play Denver this week (tour dates below).

Watch the Wounds Album Trailer Here:

Aidan Cooganof Wounds comments, “We are very excited and f***ing honored to be a part of a great label and roster. Looking forward to working with Razor & Tie and getting our music out there.”

Razor & Tie A&R Executive Mike Gitter adds, “Wounds are bigger, brasher and ballsier than a mere punk rock band. Think the Undertones on angel dust or Black Flag on a Bad Seeds bender. Add to that a riveting presence that erupts from frontman Aidan Coogan: you can’t take your eyes off him. So good it f***ing hurts.”

Dublin based Wounds have released one EP Dead Dead F***ing Dead to rave reviews and have showcased their blistering live shows for the last few years all over the world. The band began work on their debut full length album, but was cut short when guitarist James Coogan fell from a four story balcony. He was on life support for three months with a number of months in intensive care & recovery. Loosing full sight in one eye and going through reconstructive surgery, James proved the doctors wrong who said he would never pick up a guitar again.

After heartache and dark times, they finished what they had started and completed their debut album with lyrics inspired by the events that shaped the band into what they are today. The band has toured with Billy Talent, Cancer Bats, Enter Shikari, Bring Me The Horizon and has had notable slots at festivals such as The Great Escape, Slam Dunk Festival, SXSW and Download Festival. Wounds are Craig McCann, and brothers Aidan & James Coogan. The band is managed by Andrew Kelly at Its For Friends and represented for touring by Justin Hirschman at Artist Group International.

Wounds Tour Dates

September 21 –Denver, CO – Riot Fest Denver – Mile High Stadium

FINCH Tour Dates

w/ Finch and Maps & Atlases

October 8 – Las Vegas, NV – Hard Rock
October 10 – Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
October 11 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
October 13 – Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights
October 14 – Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
October 15 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrews
October 17 – Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls
October 18 – New York, NY – Gramercy Theater
October 19 – Philadelphia, PA – EFC
October 20 – Boston, MA – Paradise
October 22 – Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
October 23 – Raleigh, MC – Lincoln Theater
October 24 – Jacksonville, FL – Freebird
October 25 – Orlando, FL – The Beacham
October 26 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
October 28 – Houston, TX – Warehouse
October 29 – San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live
October 30 – Austin, TX – Red 7
November 1 – Tucson, AZ – TBD
November 2 –Phoenix, AZ – Joes Grotto
November 5 – San Francisco, CA – Slims
November 6 – Sacramento, CA – Slims
November 7 – Los Angeles, CA – Roxy
November 8 – Ventura, CA – Ventura Theatre

Wounds Links

Source- Razor and Tie Publicity


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