It’s now a decade since Billboard-charting rock icons King’s X released a new album, in part due to health issues. However, the band’s planned hiatus didn’t last long and following live appearances they have now signed a global deal with Golden Robot Records that will see their long-awaited new album released worldwide in 2019 via their partners in the USA, Europe and Japan.
“I’m really excited to release the next King’s X album with Mark, Derek and the crew at Golden Robot!” said vocalist and bassist Doug (dUG) Pinnick, “May the groove be with us all!” Alongside guitarist Ty Tabor and drummer Jerry Gaskill the three have never changed their line-up, a rarity in the music world and a testament to the band as musicians and friends.
“When we started to talk to King’s X about signing with Golden Robot in the USA and we met dUg in LA a few times, I knew 100% that we would end up working with them. I’m loving the fact they are still the original members and I really believe this new album will be there best yet! It’s incredible how many people inside the industry – and I’m talking about very well-known musicians – love these guys and can’t wait for a new album. We are all very excited indeed,” said Mark Alexander-Erber, Group Founder and President.
Golden Robot Records now own four record labels and have teams in every major market in the world: Sydney, Los Angeles, New York, Hamburg, London, Tokyo and Auckland. With globally experienced music industry veterans heading up key roles in A&R, management, marketing and publicity. Not least Derek Shulman, who is their Executive Chairman of Worldwide Expansion.
“I am delighted to finally be able to work with one the most respected, creative rock bands of the past 30+ years.” Shulman said “King’s X is not only a superb rock band with an ardent fan base, but are also a ‘musician musicians’ band. Golden Robot Records is determined to finally help King’s X receive the worldwide recognition it fully deserves.”
Reflecting on his health and looking towards the future drummer Gaskill declared: “It’s been a while since we’ve made a record. During that time, I’ve been thinking, when and if we make a new record, I want it to be the best we can do. I want to believe in it. I want to make it great, whatever it takes. I don’t want to just make another King’s X record. I think and hope that we are in that place. I think and hope its time and I feel good about the team we’ll be working with at Golden Robot Records. I’m going do my best. Let’s do this thing.”
Look for King’s X’s long awaited new album to appear sometime in 2019.