It’s been a whirlwind start in 2011 for Satellites & Sirens and it’s only three months into the new year! Let’s start with two impressive Dove nominations for the band, Rock/Contemporary Album Of The Year (2010 self-titled debut CD) and Rock Recorded Song Of The Year (“Anchor”) that is featured on their innovative 80’s infused self-titled project and the song shot to #13 on the CHR chart.
“We are all honored and excited to be nominated for two Dove Awards,” Satellites & Sirens. “it’s encouraging for all of us, as we’ve spent the last year touring in support of our record. To be nominated alongside such well established and successful artists is an amazing blessing. Additionally, our moms are proud.”
Besides receiving their first Dove nominations in two major categories, Satellites & Sirens recently signed with one of the hardest working and artist friendly management firms in the industry, Eaglemont Entertainment (Jason Gray, High Valley). Led by industry veteran, Jeff Berry, the company offers a hands-on approach to management that is developed to support the personality of each artist.
“We are so excited to be working with Satellites & Sirens,” says Berry, Vice President of Eaglemont Entertainment. “I’ve been following the group for several years, ever since I was introduced to them when they were recording their first album. I’ve always been interested in working with them from day one. They are a great live band, They have a great work ethic, and I truly feel that the best days are still to come.”
“Having known Jeff Berry for years now, we are excited to be able to work with him and the whole Eaglemont Team,” adds Satellites & Sirens. “The team is highly motivated and supportive of who we are as a band and as individuals. We believe that God is bringing pieces of the puzzle together to create a rewarding year for the band and Eaglemont.”
About Satellites & Sirens
The band was formed in a unique way in 2006, when lead singer Geoff Hunker developed the group through ads on Craigslist. Hunker was eventually joined by Jonathan Dimmel (drums), David Troyer (guitar), and Dave Willey (bass/synth) and the band quickly bonded as friends and musicians and honed their skills with live performances. The group signed with Word Records in 2008 and the label released two EPs on Satellites & Sirens in 2009 before releasing the debut self-titled CD in March 2010. One more EP followed in May 2010. The new album was greeted with a strong response as MTV featured the band as its “Needle In The Haystack” spotlight artist last summer. Satellites & Sirens continues an active tour schedule and connecting with their numerous fans across the country. For more information on the group please visit, www.satelliteandsirens.com.
About Eaglemont Entertainment
Eaglemont Entertainment is an artist management company based in Franklin, Tennessee. It shares offices and ownership with Centricity Music and Centricity Publishing, while operating as an independent agency. The firm opened in December 2007 as Centricity Management and was renamed Eaglemont Entertainment in January 2010. The company’s purpose is to create a family atmosphere that is committed to its artists and continually strives to enable the long term goals for each one of them. The entire staff works as a great team and includes Chris Hamilton, who served three years in A&R at Centricity Music and Walt Smith, who has toured extensively and still currently travels with Jeremy Camp. The current roster includes Jason Gray, High Valley, Satellites & Sirens, Sixteen Cities, Me in Motion and Joshua Seller. For more information on Eaglemont Entertainment please visit online at www.eaglemontentertainment.com.