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The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus reach 1.3 Billion streams, sign with Create Music Group

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Ed Bunker - NP!M PR and Marketing:


A+R Productions/Create Music Group

9 July 2020

Even in the midst of a global pandemic, an economic collapse and social justice unrest throughout the US and the world – we are all trying to find ways to celebrate and stay positive.


With that in mind, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus has two big reasons to feel upbeat, as they have reached a major milestone that few music artists achieve: They have passed 1.3 Billion verified audio streams for their career. In conjunction with this momentous achievement, the band is announcing a new partnership with Hollywood, CA based Create Music Group – who will be releasing their new “The Emergency EP” on August 21st.


Ron Winter, lead singer and founder of the band says: “17 years and more than 1.3 billion audio streams later - What can I say? 2020 has been a tough year and I am exhausted… But my heart is full of gratitude in this moment. All that we have learned has led us here. I am a full time Dad, part time rocker (currently laid off due to a global pandemic). I just want to Thank everyone that helped us along the way. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence helped us push “Face Down” to the mainstream and start tough conversations - not unlike today. Hopeless Records and the Take Action Tour helped us spread awareness and urgency about the importance of being vigilant in regards to mental health and suicide prevention and even brought me to Washington, DC to implore the government to treat these matters as life and death… Not a PR move".

He continues “To Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, YouTube and all the streaming services who have made being an independent band (for 10 years now) possible – we THANK YOU! We simply could not have done this without all of these people and respective companies. We also are blessed to have such loyal fans – we wouldn’t be here without you, and you deserve all of our gratitude as well. To anyone who is reading this bumping the new single (“Brace Yourself”) loud with the windows down so the neighbors can hear it, especially our friends at Active Rock radio - we are grateful! Also, to my new friends in the #BlackLivesMatter movement (which we have added to our above mentioned causes we support) we say “stay loud, we hear you.”


On the signing, Ron further states "We start a new chapter with Create Music as our distributor and I’m happy to report they support all of the above. Lastly and most important I want to thank my wife Angela. I would not have lived to see this day if she did not support me in getting help many years ago. God Bless!"


Mary Plotas – CMG Label Services, A&R Rock/Metal adds: “We are so thrilled to welcome The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus to the CMG Family! This band truly embodies what Rock/Emo music is supposed to do… make you feel the ineffable. Their newest single, “Brace Yourself” evokes just that! The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus confronts head on the seriousness of the pandemic, while shedding light on the importance of the safety measures in place. Our team is exhilarated about their signing and what the future holds for our new partnership".


The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus has amassed a large and loyal following over the years, and has more than 1.8 million followers across all Social Media platforms. "Brace Yourself" has received placement on curated playlists on all major streaming platforms and is fast approaching 1 million streams. The song is the follow up to "A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Called LA" – both of which will be on their upcoming EP. The bands Radio hits include "Face Down", "Pen & Paper", "Am I The Enemy", "The Awakening" and "On Becoming Willing". Along with the 1.3 billion audio streams, the band has amassed more than 250 Million views of their videos on Youtube. TRJA has released 5 full length albums: "Face Down" (2006), "Lonely Road" (2009), "Am I The Enemy" (2011), "4" (2014) and "The Awakening" (2018) ; 6 EPs and 20 singles.


The band has kept their loyal following through constant touring, and have played countless headlining tours along with featured appearances at some of the biggest festivals in the world. These include the Vans Warped Tour, Rock on the Range, Inkcarceration, Bamboozle and SXSW in the U.S.; Soundwave in Australia, and Radstock & Slam Dunk festivals in the UK.


About Create Music Group

Established in 2015, Create Music Group is a music technology company whose industry-leading platforms empower rights holders, distributors, artists and brands to identify and secure monetization opportunities and build new audiences. Create monetizes more than 12 billion monthly streams across all platforms. The company works with superstar artists, major and independent record labels and global brands. The company operates a number of media properties including the Top 10 TikTok channel, Flighthouse, which has more than 25 million followers and 2 Billion monthly views. Create Music Group’s headquarters, a 25,000 square foot creative campus in the heart of Hollywood, CA, is replete with state-of-the art recording studios, soundstages, offices and other production facilities.

Them Evils

"Where Ya Gonna Crash Tonight?"

After 2 years of touring their previous release “Rollin’ Stoned and Livin’ Free”, Them Evils are kicking things up a notch with tales from the road with new single Where Ya Gonna Crash Tonight?” - with a special acoustic preview @ Loudwire.   “Where Ya Gonna Crash Tonight?” is their most upbeat track to date featuring heavy guitar tones, pounding drum sounds, and catchy vocal melodies that stand alone from the band’s previous work. Song was co-written with Kevin "Thrasher" Gruft (Escape The Fate) Aaron Edwards (Sick Puppies, Black Veil Brides) and produced by Jim Kaufman (Danny Worsnop, The Black Moods, Night Riots).  Early playlist adds include Spotify All New Rock, Apple Music Breaking Hard Rock, and Pandora New Rock Now and New Music Now, among others.

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

"Brace Yourself"

With over 1.3 Billion verified audio streams during their career, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus continues to climb the ladder of success with emotive new track "Brace Yourself", the soundtrack of the great Pandemic of 2020.  Current placements include 10 different Spotify curated playlists including "Rock Hard" and Apple Music "Breaking Hard Rock",  The Riff, and Rock Workout ; more than 3.1 million views of the lyric video on Youtube.  Active Rock Radio campaign happening now!

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Bands In Town:

Motive Black


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Moon Fever


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King Falcon

"Shake! Shake! Shake!"

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The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

"A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Called LA"

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus are kicking off 2020 with the release of their first original new music since 2018, a nod to their emo roots called “A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Called LA.” . The track is off to a fast start with adds on 5 Spotify curated playlists, Pandora New Rock, LiveXLive, idobi Radio and more!  "ALTAIAGCLA" is the first song off their forthcoming "The Emergency" EP, to be released later this year.  The band has also announced a spring headlining tour and summer festival dates, and several shows in Australia with Boys Like Girls.




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September Mourning

Volume III EP

September Mourning is kicking off 2020 with new EP, "Volume III" - a video for "Overdose" premiered @ Alternative Press.  The band played more than 150 live shows in 2019, and new tour starts Feb. 7th

Connect and listen to September Mourning

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The Veer Union

Covers Collection, Vol. 1

The Veer Union are wrapping up a productive 2019 with a new LP, "Covers Collection, Vol. 1" - available everywhere 12/20/19.  Featured tracks include 1st single "I'm So Sick" (Flyleaf cover) and 2nd single and video for "Nightmare" (Halsey) that premiered at Loudwire.

Connect and listen to The Veer Union

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September Mourning

"Hiding From Heaven"

Road warriors September Mourning are gearing up for fall tours as direct support for Twizted and Sons of Texas with the release of an animated video for new single "Hiding From Heaven", that premiered @ Loudwire and has been added to Spotify’s “Rock Hard” and Apple Music – “Breaking Hard Rock” playlists.  The song was produced by 5-time Grammy Award winning Chris Lord-Alge; along with Josh Napert, & Nick Scott. The track will be included on the band's forthcoming EP, “Volume III”, which is set to drop on Dec. 13th.

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

"Shooting Star" (Radio Mix 2019)

It's been a long but fruitful journey for Alternative Rockers The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, who are 16 years into their career and still going strong. They have released a new single and video for "Shooting Star" (Radio Mix 2019) It's made an impact early on Spotify with an add on their All New Rock playlist.  They are true "Road Warriors" and have already played 80 shows in 2019 - catch them live when they come to your town!

Savage After Midnight

"Heartless Machine"

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"Simple Man"

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Savage After Midnight

"10 Feet Tall"

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"Something's Happening"

Eclectic Alt-Pop artist Defoe was born in Southern California and grew up on the golden oldies that played on her father's radio, classical music, and motion picture soundtracks. Patsy Cline, Connie Frances, The Beach Boys, the Beatles, and the Motown sound - along with composers such as Ennio Morricone - informed her developing musical tastes. With the release of the cinematic video for genre-bending song "Something's Happening", she is bringing those influences and more to bear as she takes her career to the next level.



missyou draws from a broad spectrum of influences, and paints an aural picture using the best elements of Rock, Alternative, Urban and Pop music to create a unique and eclectic sound. The New York based band has just released their new single and video for "notthatdeep", which has garnered early praise from Alternative Press and Substream Magazine, among others.

September Mourning


Rising Hard Rock comic heroes September Mourning have released their most melodic and powerful song yet in "Unholy".   The song is having an immediate impact and has been added out of the gate at Spotify Rock Hard playlist and Apple Music Breaking Hard Rock.  Now on tour, check out their live show!

Charming Liars

"Bare Bones" EP

Los Angeles alternative band Charming Liars are continuing their breakout year in 2019 with the release of an acoustic EP, "Bare Bones". The band recently toured Europe with The Faim and are now on an extended run as support for Angels & Airwaves.  Their video for "Something Dark" has been nominated for "Best Independent Music Video" for the 2019 HMMA Awards

Sunflower Dead

"Turn Away" (Radio Edit)

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Detroit Rock veterans Kaleido have released a single & video "Pretending" - an emotional and empowering song about mental health issues - it premiered at New Noise.   The song is from their new EP, "NO RLY...I'M FINE" .  The song has made a big impact @ Spotify, where it can currently be heard on both the "Fierce Femmes" and "Heavy Queens" playlists, and also on Apple Music's "Breaking Hard Rock playlist. The band just played to 20,000 people at the Van's Warped Tour 25th anniversary show in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 29th.

The Veer Union

"Save Yourself"

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Charming Liars

"Time To Start"

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Order/Save the "Thought, Flesh and Bone" album here!

The Veer Union

Living Not Alive

The Veer Union scorching single is in SiriusXM Octane "Test Drive" and video "Living Not Alive" premiered @ Kerrang; the video was been nominated as "Best Independent Music Video" by the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.  The song is being featured on key playlists @ Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music and more and more. New tour dates coming in the 1st quarter of 2019.


"Save Myself"

Messer's "Save Myself" peaked at #28 on the Mediabase and BDS Active rock charts. It is featured on @ Spotify Rock Hard playlist and debuted @ #1 at Slacker Radio New Rock Now channel!  The band has played more than 100 dates in 2018. 

Loudwire: “Dallas upstarts Messer have emerged as one of the bands starting to break through at Rock radio in 2018”.

AXS: “In a sea of cookie-cutter bands looking to make a mark on the Active Rock scene, Dallas-based Messer sets itself apart from its contemporaries. The Texas hard rock quintet highly melodic and catchy sound could quickly vault them alongside the likes of Halestorm, Shinedown, and Pop Evil.”

New single and video being released in January, new tour dates begin in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Charming Liars

"Something Dark"

2nd single for rising Alternative rockers Charming Liars comes roaring out of the gate with adds to Spotify "New Noise Playlist"Music Choice Alternative, Slacker Radio "New Alternative Now" station, and idobi Radio Anthm channel.  On tour now with Welshly Arms

Them Evils

Got Me Rockin'

Southern California rockers Them Evils have started off fast and are accelerating rapidly. The band is endorsed by no less an icon than Zakk Wylde, who had them open for Zakk Sabbath in 2017.  They've toured with The Pretty Reckless and Alter Bridge; they have hit the stage at some of the biggest Rock festivals in the US – including Louder Than Life, High Elevation and Aftershock.  The band's new single "Got Me Rockin'" is being featured on Key Rock playlist @ Spotify, Apple Music. Google Play Music, Youtube, Slacker Radio and more. New EP "Rollin' Stoned and Livin' Free" is now available everywhere - recorded and produced by Kato Khandwala (The Pretty Reckless, Blondie, Drowning Pool, Pierce the Veil). The band just wrapped up a 45 date national tour that included stops @ Welcome To Rockville, Carolina Rebellion, and main stage @ Rock On The Range.

The Veer Union

Numb (Acoustic)

Haunting cover of Linkin Park's "Numb" is the lead track from upcoming "Decade II: Rock & Acoustic" album, available everywhere August 31st.   Massive early response on the song @ Spotify and Apple Music; video has over 115,000 views on Youtube and 500,000 + views on Facebook.

Preorder the album now!


Hate Me

"Hate Me" is the 3rd hit single from SiriusXM Octane "Artist Discovery Of The Year" Ded.  They just completed their first tour of Europe that included performances at the Download Festivals in UK and France, and With Full Force in Germany.  Next up is Rockfest in Wisconsin and the Hard Feelings Tour with Bless The Fall and The Word Alive.


Make This Life

Dallas rockers Messer are one of the true artist development stories as an independent in 2018, as single "Make This Life" made it to #27 @ Active Rock Radio, as well as at Music Choice Rock; Spotify Rock Hard Playlist, Apple Music Breaking Hard Rock, Amazon Music Fresh Rock Playlist, Google Play Music Today's Heavy Rock radio, Pandora New Rock and Slacker Radio New Rock Now channel.  Already played 80 dates so far this year, Warped Tour dates in July.

Available now everywhere!




"Remember The Enemy"

Ded is SiriusXM Octane's "Artist Discovery Of The Year" for 2017!  "Remember The Enemy" is the 2nd hit single and follow up to "Anti-Everything" from highly reviewed "Mis-An-thrope" album.  Video produced and directed by Fred Durst. Now available @ Apple Music; ; Spotify ; Amazon Music and Google Play Music. On tour with In This Moment and P.O.D.

Dylan Scott

"My Girl"

Congratulations to Dylan Scott on his first #1 single @ Country Radio with "My Girl"!   Over 80 million streams and 750,000 albums sold to date.

Self titled debut album on sale now @ iTunes!

Thousand Foot Krutch

"Untraveled Roads" (Live)

Legendary Canadian Hard Rock icons Thousand Foot Krutch are back with their first live album in 6 years!  Recorded on the 2017 Winter Jam tour in front of more than 500,000 fans, "Untraveled Roads" contains 8 of their last 9 Active Rock Radio hits.  This is a must-have collection that shows the energy and power of one of the most dynamic live bands on the circuit today. Available everywhere on 9/15!

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"Anti-Everything" comes in at #8 on SiriusXM Octane's Top 10 tracks for 2017!
Now playing on Spotify's "Rock Hard" playlist; Apple Music's "Breaking Hard Rock" and "A-List - Hard Rock" playlist, Google Play Music "Today's Heavy Rock",   Reached #1 on @SiriusXM Octane Big Uns" chart!   Fred Durst directed video premiered @ Loudwire; appearing @ Carolina Rebellion, Rock On The Range, Rocklahoma, Chicago Open Air and Houston Open Air; Rise Above Fest, Louder The Life and OZZFEST vs KNOTFEST. Toured with Korn in July & August.  Debut album "Mis-An-Thrope" dropped on 7/21/17

Lacey Sturm - "Rot"

Former Flyleaf vocalist releases intense new single and video with Exclusive Premiere @ Yahoo Music!

Debut solo album "Life Screams" debuted @ #1 on the Billboard Hard Rock charts - first female to ever claim that honor!

Lee Brice - "I Don't Dance"

6 #1 singles in a row at Country Radio!

"I Don't Dance" album certified Platinum!

Thousand Foot Krutch - "Push"

New, compelling Lyric Video Premiere @ Revolver!

Follow-up single to Active Rock Top 10 smash "Running With Giants" is now Top 30 @ Active Rock!

Thousand Foot Krutch - "Exhale" album

New LP "Exhale" debuts @ #2 on Rock Album chart and Top 20 overall!

New single "Push" already climbing @ Active Rock!  "Running With Giants" single Top 15 @ Active Rock,  Featured on Spotify's "Rock Hard" playlist:

Lee Brice

“I Drive Your Truck”

"I Drive Your Truck" - CMA Winner for "Song Of The Year"

Caroline Jones

"Tough Guys"

Country Stomper from up-and-coming artist Caroline Jones - Rolling Stone Country's "Artist To Watch 2017" ;  Top 20 @ SiriusXM "The Highway".  iHeartRadio Featured artist, CMT "Artist Discovery" program, video Premiere @ with over 1 million views so far!  #1 for 6 weeks and counting on CMT's "12 Pack Countdown"!

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