Twelve Foot Ninja wins Golden Gods Award

Twelve Foot Ninja has received the Best New Talent award at this year’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards, America’s only hard rock and heavy metal awards show. With the winners determined by the fans, the Australian group beat out fellow nominees Deafheaven, Scar The Martyr, ††† (Crosses), Heaven’s Basement and Issues for the award. The Syndicate’s publicity and metal radio teams have been working together to spread the word about Twelve ...
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Good Luck to Our VMA Nominees!

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday, August 25. MTV announced the nominees for each award this week through Instagram video and Vine. We are happy to say we have worked with the following nominees and wish them all the best of luck in August: Zedd ft. Foxes - "Clarity" (Artists to Watch) The Weeknd - "Wicked Games" (Artists to Watch) (Best Visual ...
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We Butter The Bread With Butter Announces First Ever North American Tour

The Syndicate has been working with Germany’s We Butter The Bread With Butter in support of its new album Goldkinder, to be released in the U.S. on August 13. Despite having a sizable U.S. fanbase from previous releases (even cracking the iTunes Top 50 with 2010's Der Tag an dem die Welt unterging), the group has yet to step foot in the States. That all changes in September, though, as We ...
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The Front Bottoms Kicking Off National Tour

Fresh off the release of their second full-length album, Talon of the Hawk, The Front Bottoms will kick off their national tour on June 1st with a hometown show at Maxwells in Hoboken, NJ. The 30-date tour will include a string of dates with A Great Big Pile of Leaves, a return to WXPN's World Cafe, and a New York show in support of Bad Books. Talon of the Hawk was released on 4/21 ...
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Syn 15 Flashback Friday: The Syndicate Moves Heaven And Hell

Without Black Sabbath, metal as we know it wouldn't exist, as they pretty much invented the genre with the release of their debut album in 1970. Already a legend in his own right, Ronnie James Dio joined Sabbath in 1980 for a pair of albums before launching a successful solo career. The mythical singer rejoined Sabbath twice more, once for 1992’s Dehumanizer and again for 2009’s The Devil You Know under ...
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SYN 15 Flashback Friday: M83 is nominated for a Grammy

On August 16, 2011, French electronic band M83 debuted the track “Midnight City” online to critical acclaim. That same day, The Syndicate began the radio push in setting up for the release of Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, the band’s sixth studio album on Mute Records. Having worked with the band in the past, we knew there was going to be an immediate home for them at college and alternative ...
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SYN 15 Flashback Friday: Muse is Introduced to an American Audience

Back in 1999, The Syndicate was hired to promote the debut album Showbiz by Muse on Maverick Records. Leading off the campaign with the Muscle Museum EP, our job was to introduce the then-unknown UK band to North American college radio. The album received a strong early reaction from the college radio community and, even though Muse didn’t break commercially in the United States until a few ...
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JUNO Awards Announce 2013 Nominees

The nominations for the 2013 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences in Toronto Tuesday, February 19th. Mumford & Sons were nominated for International Album of the Year, Billy Talent for Single of the Year, The Weeknd for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, and many more were announced. We had the pleasure of collaborating with these artists and several more nominees this past year. The award ...
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