Der Melodic Metal Act Across The Sun (Portland, Oregon) hat einen Vertrag bei Metal Blade Records unterschrieben. Across The Sun haben die letzten vier Jahre damit verbracht, die USA zu betouren und ihre drei EPs zu promoten: This War (2006), Storms Weathered (2008) und ihr letztes Lebenszeichen Pestilence & Rapture (2009), das vom Indie Label Authentik Ink veröffentlicht worden ist.
Across The Sun-Sänger Brandon Davis: "We are beyond ecstatic to be signing with Metal Blade Records! They are coming up on 30 years as the best metal label on the planet, and we are honored to now be a part of that history. This really is a dream come true for us, as we have made this band our lives' work. It's so amazing seeing our hard work and dedication culminate with this once in a lifetime opportunity, we are truly blessed. Our upcoming tour promises to be a great time every single night, we hope to see you all at a show this summer and beyond!" Drummer Alan Ashcraft fügt hinzu: "Metal Blade is a great fit for us, because their familiarity with metal music is unrivalled. Across The Sun is at its strongest, and is capable of anything. With such a great label behind us, we're confident that metal fans will have some amazing things to look forward to."