Scarborough metal band celebrates second global record deal

A Scarborough metal band is celebrating securing a second international record deal.

By Sarah Fitton
Thursday, 9th July 2020, 11:59 am
Scarborough metal group Ante-Inferno
Scarborough metal group Ante-Inferno

Ante-Inferno has signed to Germany's Vendetta Records - but say they will be staying in Scarborough for now.

Drummer Gary Stephenson said: “We won't be leaving Scarborough, or the UK any time soon.

“Most of the communication is done online these days.

"But, joining Vendetta Records will almost certainly raise the profile of the band, especially in mainland Europe, and we are hoping to be playing live shows over there in the coming months and years.”

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    The band comprises Kai Beanland on vocals and guitar, Mateo Zabawa on guitar and Gary on drums, with a fourth member - Nate Lewis - on bass for live shows.

    This deal comes after the band agreed a world-wide release by UKEM Records for their debut album, Fane, earlier this year.

    Gary said: “Vendetta Records contacted the band a couple of weeks ago.

    "We were already aware the label existed - I had actually purchased one of their records only a week prior - so it was a nice surprise to see they had messaged the band.

    “They had received our debut album and expressed interest in releasing the band's follow-up record.

    “They are a very respected label within our scene, and they match the same values as the band, so it didn't take us long to decide that this would be a great move for us.”

    Click here for more details about the band and their upcoming release.

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