THE VEER UNION, GIBSON GUITARS TEAM UP FOR "THE ULTIMATE GIBSON GUITAR" GIVEAWAY

Sophomore record “Divide The Blackened Sky” out now on Rocket Science Ventures

VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver hard rock outfit, The Veer Union, has teamed up with Gibson Guitars for “The Ultimate Gibson Guitar” giveaway. Fans can sign up for free on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/Hks0nX for the chance to win a Gibson Melody Maker Flying V guitar, as well as an assortment of other Gibson gear and accessories, including a guitar strap, picks, strings, hat and t-shirt.

The Veer Union is currently on tour in support of its sophomore full-length record, Divide The Blackened Sky, which released on Monday via Rocket Science Ventures.

The blistering, 10-track offering that Loudwire.com says is, “jam-packed with a blend of teeth-grating rhythms and commercial melodies that are heavy enough to appeal to the hard rock fan while rarely too vicious or overindulgent,” can be purchased on iTunes: http://bit.ly/GURBEE.

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The track list for Divide The Blackened Sky is…

1. Borderline

2. Bitter End

3. I Will Remain

4. Buried In The Ground

5. Inside Our Scars

6. Live Another Day

7. Divide The Blackened Sky

8. Silent Gun

9. Last Days Of Life

10. Stolen

Divide The Blackened Sky was recorded at VanHowes Studios, Greenhouse Studios and Renegade Studios in Vancouver, BC – a record vocalist, Crispin Earl, proclaims to be, “a much darker and heavier effort than our previous works. It depicts all the hard times we have been through over the last couple of years.”

The majority of the album was self-produced and recorded by the band. In addition, production on the first single, “Bitter End,” was handled by world-renowned producer, Brian Howes (Nickelback, Hinder, Skillet, Puddle Of Mudd, Rev Theory), and was mixed by Jay Van Poederooyen.

Cover art comes courtesy of Jeff Ojeda at Harmonic Concepts.

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The Veer Union recently kicked off an extensive run of U.S. tour-dates in support of Divide The Blackened Sky. The band will spend the next two-plus months on the road, playing club shows and festivals with the likes of Korn, Staind, Godsmack, My Darkest Days, Smile Empty Soul and more.

Stay up to date with the latest TVU news, tour dates and multimedia with the official TVU iPhone App, available for free via the iTunes store: http://itunes.apple.com/app/theveerunion/id505826683?mt=8.

For all the latest info online, head to The Veer Union Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/theveerunion, The Veer Union website: http://www.theveerunion.com and Rocket Science Ventures website: http:// www.rocketscienceventures.com.

Be sure to catch The Veer Union on tour this spring in support of Divide The Blackened Sky.\

The Veer Union on tour…

3/30 – South Bend, IN @ Club Fever *

3/31 – Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere’s *

4/02 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note *

4/03 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s *

4/04 – Rochester, MN @ The Wicked Moose *

4/06 – Sault Sainte Marie, MI @ Kewadin Casino Showroom *

4/07 – Dubuque, IA @ Courtside *

4/10 – South Barrington, IL @ Penny Road Pub

4/11 – Ottawa, IL @ Luciana’s Rural Resort

4/12 – Clinton Township, MI @ The Detroit Pub

4/13 – Madison, WI @ RSR Stage

4/14 – Rockford, IL @ Bar 3

4/17 – Merriam, KS @ Aftershock Bar and Grill

4/20 – Lubbock, TX @ Lonestar Amphitheater (w/ Korn, Chevelle, Buckcherry)

4/21 – SanAntonio, TX @ St. Mary’s University (Fiesta Oyster Bake w/ Buckcherry)

4/22 – Wichita Falls, TX @ Kay Yeager Coliseum  (w/ Chevelle, Buckcherry)

4/25 – Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep (w/ Cavo, Janus)

4/26 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater (w/ Cavo, Janus)

4/28 – Mesa, AZ @ Mesa Riverview Park (UFEST w/ Godsmack, Staind, Chevelle)

5/01 – Abilene, TX @ The Lucky Mule (w/ Cavo, Janus)

* w/ My Darkest Days

The Veer Union w/ Smile Empty Soul…

5/04 – Riverside, CA @ The Vibe

5/05 – Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto

5/06 – Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon

5/07 – W.Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky A Go Go

5/08 – Santa Clara, CA @ The Avalon

5/09 – Redding, CA @ Johnny’s Cat House

5/11 – Sparks, NV @ The New Oasis

5/12 – Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk

5/13 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater

5/14 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon

5/16 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Sound

5/17 – Denver, CO @ Moe’s

5/18 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Sunshine Studios

5/19 – Keaney, NE @ The Garage

5/20 – Kansas City, MO @ Aftershock

5/22 – Sauget, IL @ Pops

5/23 – Des Moines, IA @ House Of Bricks

5/24 – Madison, WI @ RSR Stage

5/25 – Flint, MI @ Machine Shop

5/26 – Bolingbrook, IL @ Tailgators

5/27 – Newport, KY @ Thompson House

5/29 – Parkersburg, WV @ Marietta Brewing Co.

5/30 – Louisville, KY @ The Vernon Club

5/31 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys

6/01 – Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall

6/02 – Towson, MD @ Recher Theatre

6/03 – Springfield, VA @ Empire

6/04 – Raleigh, NC @ The Berkeley Cafe

6/05 – Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligan’s

6/06 – Cocoa, FL @ 321 Local

6/07 – Lake Worth, FL @ Speakeasy Lounge

6/08 – St. Petersburg, FL @ The Local

6/09 – Jacksonville, FL @ Brewsters Pit

6/10 – Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern

6/11 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

6/12 – Nashville, TN @ 12 And Porter

6/13 – Little Rock, AR @ Juanitas

6/14 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory

The Veer Union online…

http://www.facebook.com/theveerunion

http://www.myspace.com/theveerunion

http://www.twitter.com/theveerunion

http://www.theveerunion.com

About The Veer Union…

The Veer Union made its mark in 2009 with the top 10 hit single, “Seasons,” off the debut album, Against The Grain, which peaked at #7 and was the longest charting rock song for a new artist all year. It became the theme song for the 2009 Stanley Cup winners, the Pittsburgh Penguins, and was also featured in all Major League Baseballpostseason telecasts, as well as the NFL, NASCAR, ESPN, WWE, NHL and more. The second single, “Youth of Yesterday,” was the highest added song to rock radio the first week of its release.

The Veer Union has toured the US for over a year in support of Against The Grain, hitting major cities across the nation. The band has played shows and festivals with the likes of Staind, Hinder, Theory of A Deadman, Korn, Breaking Benjamin, Framing Hanley, 30 Seconds to Mars, Flyleaf and many more.

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