Vice Records will put out the next Raveonettes album following their previous history with Columbia/Sony. 1990s Seattle band Candlebox has a new record deal with Silent Majority Group, a label with distribution via Independent Label Group/Warner.
UK A&R: Tommy Sparks on the A&R hot sheet? If you like The Cars and more of that retro synth-rock pop.
Writer John Shanks (Melissa Etheridge, Backstreet Boys, Michelle Branch) signed to Sony/ATV Publishing (Music Week).