Chicago, IL – (May 18, 2010)Chicago-based BURNHILL UNION RECORDS is proud to announce the signing of Florida melodic metal group EKOTREN, to their growing rock label.  EKOTREN is once again teaming up with producer Paul Trust (Endo, Diecast, Atom Smash) and are looking to release their sophomore record sometime before the end of the year. The band will be hitting the studio in early July to record the new album.
EKOTREN’s debut album, “Light The Fire”, was released by in February 2008. The CD’s lead single, “Light The Fire”, spent 32 weeks as one of the most requested songs on Sirius Satellite Radio, Hard Attack’s Devil’s Dozen, peaking at No. 3. The band has been on the road relentlessly since the release of the album and has shared the stage with the likes of Staind, Chevelle, Nonpoint, Flyleaf, Saliva, Ill Nino,  Diecast,  Bobaflex, Straight Line Stitch and others…
Keith Finnell (guitar) added the following statement “We are really excited to be working with Burnhill Union, and can’t wait to hit the studio in July to finish the album!”
BURNHILL UNION RECORDS, a Hard Rock/Metal label started earlier this year by partners Kym Affinito, Randy Kertz and Shaun Glass(ex-SOIL/current DIRGE WITHIN guitarist), the label current roster consist of AM Conspiracy and Rikets,   2010 will see further expansion for the label and great growth for artists already signed. 
For more information visit http://www.burnhillunion.com
EKOTREN’s Remaining Tour Dates:
May 19 2010 8:00P  The Mad Hatter Covington, Kentucky, US 
May 20 2010 8:00P  The Machine Shop w/Sick Puppies Flint, Michigan, US 
May 21 2010 8:00P  Underground Sandusky, Ohio, US 
May 22 2010 8:00P  Whammy Bar Peoria, Illinois
May 23 2010 8:00P  Phoenix Lounge Harrisburg, South Dako, US 
May 25 2010 8:00P  The Nestor Tavern Fargo, North Dako, US 
May 26 2010 8:00P  Knickerbockers Lincoln, Nebraska, US 
May 27 2010 8:00P  Blue Goat Salina, Kansas, US 
May 28 2010 8:00P  Otherside Event Center Tulsa, Oklahoma, US 
May 29 2010 8:00P  Outland Ballroom Springfield, Missouri, US 
Jun 1 2010 8:00P  The War Legion Underground Amarillo, Texas, US 
Jun 3 2010 8:00P  Big Fish Pub Tempe, Arizona, US 
Jun 4 2010 8:00P  Ramona Mainstage Ramona, California, US 
Jun 5 2010 10:00A  ROCKIN ROOTS 2010 Bakersfield, CA 
Jun 6 2010 8:00P  Cheyenne Saloon Las Vegas, Nevada, US 
Jun 8 2010 8:00P  Lizard Lounge Wichita, Kansas , US 
Jun 9 2010 8:00P  Bricktown Live Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US 
Jun 12 2010 8:00P  Backwoods Bar and Grill Fort Myers, Fl

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