THE VEER UNION LAUNCHES IPHONE APP, ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL TOUR DATES

“Divide The Blackened Sky” out this month on Rocket Science Ventures

VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver hard rock outfit, The Veer Union, has launched an official iPhone App to help keep fans updated with the latest TVU news, tour dates and multimedia as the band gears up for the release of its sophomore record, Divide The Blackened Sky, on March 26th (Rocket Science Ventures). The free App can be downloaded now through the iTunes store: http://itunes.apple.com/app/theveerunion/id505826683?mt=8.

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The band has also announced a handful of additional spring tour dates in support of Divide The Blackened Sky, including several festival appearances with the likes of Korn, Godsmack, Staind, Chevelle, Buckcherry and more.

Fans at UFEST in Mesa, Ariz. will be pleased to know that the group has confirmed a meet-and-greet/signing session to take place at the Zia Records tent following their performance.

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

!cid_8BD87A18-B184-4336-A2DF-225182BAEFF0Divide 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.  “Bitter End” is currently streaming on YouTube as a lyric video: http://youtu.be/7efeVHf2gNo. The infectious single has caught fire, and is pushing towards 35,000 views/listens in just one month’s time.  “Bitter End” can be purchased on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/bitter-end-single/id500487994, and is currently spinning on active rock stations across the country. Request it today!  The official “Bitter End” music video will premiere in the coming weeks; a teaser of the upcoming video can be seen online: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhGmSKdUIoQ.  Stay tuned to the official 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 for more information.

The Veer Union on tour…

3/24 – El Paso, TX @ Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
3/29 – Fostoria, OH @ The New Nest *
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 – San Antonio, 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 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 Baseball postseason 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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