Year Of The Rat Records

London, United Kingdom

London
United Kingdom

Press Releases

Music

Memorist release new single ‘Slither’ and announce EP release details

UK alt-metal band Memorist have announced they will release their debut EP entitled 'ONI//KIJO' via Year Of The Rat Records on the 12th November 2021.

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MEMORIST release 2nd single 'Second Sequence' on Year Of The Rat Records

Memorist have released a new single with visualiser via Dreambound and Metal Injection and the track will be out on all streaming platforms on the 6th August.

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Lastelle perform live at St Mary's Church and announce new tour dates

Lastelle perform live at St Mary's Church and announce new tour dates. The live video was premiered with the Youtube channel Dreambound and is now available to watch back.

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MEMORIST to release first single on Year Of The Rat Records

MEMORIST will release their first single on Year Of The Rat Records on July 9.  Titled "The Empiric", the single is influenced by the likes of Deftones, Northlane and Hans Zimmer, and is a calling card to the industrial, synthesiser-laced sound that they have strived to achieve since the roaring success of their initial three singles. 

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MEMORIST sign to Year Of The Rat Records

MEMORIST - so named due to frontman Jon's inability to forget - are a six-piece alternative metal outfit that craft powerful emotional journeys for the listener, through Jon's personal experiences and perceived injustices.

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Midgar release album 'Unity' on Year Of The Rat Records

Midgar became the third band to join Year Of The Rat Records last year, joining Lastelle and The Young Hearts on the labels roster. Previous singles ‘We Don’t Make The Rules’ ‘Sunburn’, ‘Nemesis’, and ‘Paradise’ all picked up a plethora of coverage with Kerrang Radio as ‘Featured Artist Of The Week’, RTE2XM, Amazing Radio, Alyx Plays Punk, Endeavour FM, BT TV, Moshville Times, ERB Magazine, Gig Radar, Crowd Salat, ARFM, Hardbeat and Total Rock Radio, as well as landing official playlisting with Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Deezer and Pandora. The album is out 25th June 2021 with the focus track ‘Isle Of Glass’ - Isle Of Glass is a much softer ballad type track and shows the band’s more vulnerable side. 

About Us

Year Of The Rat Records was set up by James Illsley in the Summer of 2020, in the midst of a national lockdown in London, UK.

Having run Saviour Management since 2013, James is experienced and well connected within the music industry.

In the ever-changing music industry, Year Of The Rat Records offers artists fair royalty splits in return for label services, expertise, press, radio, networking, and marketing, to help take its artists to the next level. Our artists have seen great success with DSP playlisting across the board at Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Deezer, Pandora, Youtube Music and more.

Our artists have landed radio and press with BBC, Kerrang, Triple J, Idobi, Rock Sound, Alternative Press, Knotfest, Metal Hammer, DSCVRD and many other respected publications.

Locations

London
London
United Kingdom