Wednesday, March 6, 2013

While She Waits signs with TMG Records

WHILE SHE WAITS is a new rising force in hard rock, formed by members of Phoenix-area mainstay bands The Tommy Gibbons Project (Tommy Gibbons, guitar, backing vocals) and Contrary to Reason (James Cole, vocals). The band is pleased to announce their new record deal with Oklahoma City, OK based record label TMG Records. The band is working on new music now to be released with TMG Records later this year.

“We’re excited to be signed with TMG Records,” states WHILE SHE WAITS vocalist James Cole. “We’ll be working with them on a full distribution and manufacturing deal, so you’ll see us in major music retailers and stores like Walmart, Best Buy and more. TMG Records is seeing great success with many of their current artists, so we’re glad to be part of that great track record and the TMG family as a whole.”

“We expect big things from WHILE SHE WAITS and we’re really happy to have them join us at TMG Records,” states TMG Records A&R representative Luke Johns. “What stands out to us about WHILE SHE WAITS is their great alternative and classic rock sound, but more than anything, we love their energy. We get hundreds of submissions every week from bands wanting us to check them out, but what’s really unique about WHILE SHE WAITS, beyond what we normally hear and even beyond what’s popular right in hard rock right now, is that their music hits hard and never stops. The music is intelligent, well written and really draws you in with how catchy it is.”

Stay tuned for more information coming soon on the band’s upcoming full-length album.

WHILE SHE WAITS will be performing select shows in the Southwest U.S. this March. See below for all confirmed tour dates:

3/16 – Tempe, AZ @ Club 910 – No Cover Magazine Cancer Benefit
3/22 – Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS w/ Smile Empty Soul
3/23 – Glendale, AZ @ Kimmy’z on Greenway
3/30 – Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky A Go Go w/ Soil

As mentioned above, WHILE SHE WAITS was formed in 2012 by guitarist Tommy Gibbons (The Tommy Gibbons Project) and vocalist James Cole (Contrary to Reason). The dou soon brought on Tim Rooen on guitar (Lost In Lies), Blake Jordan on bass (Unforseen), and Aaron Belk on drums (The Tommy Gibbons Project). WHILE SHE WAITSbrings the influences of Volbeat, Godsmack, Stone Temple Pilots, Blackstone Cherry and more fused with their upbeat Southern rock styles.

WHILE SHE WAITS is endorsed by KranK Amplifiers, Swiss Picks, Jackson Guitars and have performed with bands like Godsmack, Orgy, Smile Empty Soul, Queesnreich, Spineshank, Fuel, Soil, God Forbid, Shadows Fall, Quiet Riot, Bang Tango, The Veer Union and Mike Kerr.

James Cole- vocals
Tommy Gibbons- lead guitars, backing vocals
Timothy Rooen- rhythm guitars
Aaron Belk- drums, backing vocals
Blake Jordan- bass

For more information on WHILE SHE WAITS, visit

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