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January 05, 2005 14:23 ET

Grunge Era Indie Rock Entrepreneur Jason Frost Signs Record Deal.

Jason Frost & The Love Junkies sign a worldwide licensing, manufacturing, retail distribution and commercial radio promo contract with L.A.'s Statue Records, the west coast's largest major independent Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor, Lifestyle Editor, Media Editor, News Editor, World News Editor LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 5, 2005) - Jason Frost & The Love Junkies sign a worldwide licensing, manufacturing, retail distribution and commercial radio promo contract with L.A.'s Statue Records, the west coast's largest major independent record label, owned and operated by Geoffrey Emery (former Steppenwolf Keyboardist). Statue Records will be releasing the band's CD "Threesome" on the Statue record label and providing retail store placement, commercial radio promotion and digital media downloads. Licensing of material for film and television will remain available through the Jason Frost publishing company, A Frosty J Production (ASCAP).

Jason Frost is a songwriter whose roots stem from the Seattle grunge movement of the early-to-mid nineties which included bands such as Nirvana, Screaming Trees, Marcy Playground and others. Splitting costs and sharing warehouse space formerly rented and occupied by Nirvana with his then college dorm roommate John Wozniak of the Marcy Playground (known for their Billboard hit "Sex & Candy") he developed a keen understanding and interest in the music business. While John moved on to become more active in the music scene at large, Jason chose to place a lower priority on music making at the time to finish up his education while still remaining an active participant in the local independent rock artist community. Believing strongly in helping those less fortunate, he has and continues to assist in organizing and promoting benefit concerts to raise money for charities at both a local and national level. Over the years, he has worked with many well known musicians as a collaborator and stage crew technician.

Jason Frost & The Love Junkies songwriter and guitarist, Jason Frost reports that he is looking forward to working with Statue Records and says, "This non-exclusive contract allows us to continue to be in control of our music, while also benefiting from Statue's retail and distribution expertise. They will help in bringing our music to a whole new level of visibility, including directly to those fans who buy music exclusively at local retail outlets. Statue's commitment to working each release the old fashioned way by hitting the phones, street and knocking on radio station doors is just what is needed for our music to reach a greater audience of listeners."

Threesome, originally slated to be a three-song CD sampler, now has 2 added bonus songs and a tracklist consisting of "Going to Hollywood", "Come on Darling", "Sugar Daddy", "Johnny So Bored" and "We're Old Kings" giving this CD album debut on Statue Records a little something extra for fans to enjoy.

First track is a tribute to the metal sound of the late 80's to early 90's. The metal edged tribute "Going to Hollywood" features a special guest guitar lead solo by Vaughn of E.V. Loud who is currently touring with Audie Desbrow the original drummer from legendary rock band Great White.

"Come on Darling" captures a more contemporary alternative pop rock sound, while the acoustic song "Sugar Daddy" captures the classic offbeat flavor and humor of Jason Frost and the Love Junkies.

Bonus track "Johnny So Bored" is a satirical song inspired, previously released and originally written for and about Jason Frost's longtime friend and old college roommate John Wozniak of the Marcy Playground, best known for their chart-topping Billboard hit "Sex and Candy" which still holds the record with 20 weeks at number one on the Rock charts.

The additional bonus track "We're Old Kings" remixed by DJ Nervous reveals a darker side to Jason Frost & The Love Junkies music, having to do with reincarnation and rebirth. As always, with each new manifestation of Jason Frost, rock music fans can expect to be further entertained and enlightened.

In addition, Jason Frost recently announced that his newly formed publishing company A Frosty J Production is seeking new material from songwriters and bands to promote and license for radio, film and TV. Submission mailing address and details for inclusion on upcoming worldwide Frosty J Music Compilation CD's and promotions are listed at the FrostyJ.com Publisher website.

A number of photos from Morrison Music's eighth annual Rock 4 X-Mas 2004 Christmas charity event has been posted at FrostyJ.com Video section of website and at the main Morrison Music Rock4XMAS.com website. The holiday concert, which took place in Long Island, NY, featured performances by bandmembers from Great White, Anthrax, Zebra, Quiet Riot, Pink Floyd, Ozzy Osbourne, Metal Church, King Kobra, Rod Stewart & Vanilla Fudge, Mountain & Frehley's Comet, Yngwie Malmsteen, Blue Oyster Cult, Keel, Orleans, Lou Gramm, Cher & Drive She Said, Shadows of Knight, XYZ, Enuff Z' Nuff, Geezer Butler Band, Doom Society, Savatage and many more. Proceeds from the event went to the Nassau Suffolk Coalition for the Homeless & Fire/Rescue Widows and Children fund of Long Island. Rock 4 X-Mas Foundation organizes events to benefit the less fortunate during the winter holidays. Over the past eight years, the Rock 4 X-Mas Foundation has raised money and provided entertainment for families in need throughout the United States of America. Many rock and roll music legends have joined and teamed up with the foundation over the years, putting on some very memorable concert performances for audiences in select cities throughout North America.

A Frosty J Production (ASCAP) is a international music publishing firm offering competitive pricing and quick turnaround of professional audio & video sound engineering projects and music licensing for film, TV, radio, videogames, Internet, live performances, commercials and other available soundtracking multimedia markets. At their helm is Jason Frost, who has the experience, dedication, entrepreneurial leadership and respect of some of the most well known names in the music and film industry. Frosty J's staffed network consists of creative and professional audio sound and visual engineering specialists ready to meet any project deadline and exceed even the very best expectations. A Frosty J Production retains a staff of highly skilled musicians as part of their own in-house songwriting and composing team so that they can arm clients with newer sounds, fresher beats and better background music than the competition. A Frosty J Production (ASCAP) is growing everyday and is already part of a largely expanding network of newly created partnerships extending into the areas of film, TV, radio, soundtracking, production, promotion, manufacturing, distribution, press relations, management and artist development.

Related Links:

www.frostyj.com
www.jasonfrost.com
www.lovejunkies.com
www.statuerecords.com
www.rock4xmas.com

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