EXODUS Signs New Management DealTuesday, 25th March 2014
Legendary Bay Area thrashers EXODUS has signed with Breaking Bands LLC and The Agency Group. Breaking Bands LLC is directed and founded by the powerhouse team of TESTAMENT vocalist and co-manager Chuck Billy, Adrenaline PR CEO Maria Ferrero, and former Megaforce Records and Crazed Management owners Jon and Marsha Zazula.
Ferrero states: “Working with EXODUS in this capacity has been an ongoing conversation that we finally solidified. The band and I have a continuous history, since 1984 to be exact. I am a true fan of their music, so I look forward to being a part of taking this band to the highest level.”
Maria asked us to join forces and manage bands together. When she told us our first project would be EXODUS there we’re smiles from cheek to cheek,” adds Jon Zazula. “EXODUS has been ready to explode for years and the time has come. 2014 will be the year that EXODUS blasts off to an unstoppable assent like never before. We can’t wait to be part of it.”
Chuck Billy adds, “I’m excited to be a part of this, I am forever Bonded By Blood!”
The Agency Group is known for booking some of today’s biggest and best artists. EXODUS is proudly represented by agents Dan Rozenblum in North and South America, and Tom Taaffe in Europe and Asia.
Rozenblum states: “EXODUS remains as one of my favorite bands of all time, and words cannot describe how pleased I am that we are now able to assist the band to reach fans around the globe.”
Taaffe adds: “EXODUS is one of the most integral bands in metal music from the last thirty years. The amount of bands that they have influenced is staggering. It’s great to be working with them and it’s an exciting prospect that The Agency Group will be taking them to all corners of the globe going forward.”
EXODUS recently announced its participation in a monumental upcoming tour with headliners SLAYER and additional special guests SUICIDAL TENDENCIES. This metalhead’s “dream tour” kicks off on May 9 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and hits six more cities, including a stop at the world-famous Rock On The Range festival on May 17 in Columbus, Ohio. Gary Holt will perform double-duty on this run as guitarist for his band EXODUS, while also filling in for SLAYER’s fallen guitarist Jeff Hanneman.