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Monday, September 19, 2005

Here comes The Rocket Summer

It was only a matter of time before Militia Group indie favourites The Rocket Summer became "that band you loved before they went mainstream". In a deal announced recently, L.A. Reid and Paul Pontius of Island/DefJam records flew down to a show in Dallas, where Bryce Avery and Co's Hanson meets Dashboard styles wooed them into a gablillion dollar record contract. The Rocket Summer join an Island Records roster currently housing bands like U2, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Fall Out Boy, Thrice, Mariah Carey, Sum 41, Thursday, Hoobastank and more or less every other band ever.

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