Hot new recording artists Honor Society, the first band signed to Jonas Brothers’ joint venture label with Disney’s Hollywood Records, will perform during the largest Disney fan gathering ever, D23 EXPO on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (2:00-4:00 p.m.) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The band’s debut album, “Fashionably Late,” will release on September 15 and its first single, “Over You,” is now rolling out on radio stations nationwide.
Delivering an R&B/pop/rock sound, skilled musicianship, energetic live shows and a sense of style, Honor Society was named a breakout band to watch by Rolling Stone, identified as Buzzworthy Artists by MTV and opened for one of the most popular tour this year, Jonas Brother World Tour 2009 with Jordin Sparks.
Honor Society built its substantial and loyal fan base by utilizing social networks including Twitter, You Tube and over 3.5 million music plays on MySpace (www.myspace.com/honorsociety).
Their hit single, “Where Are You Now?,” is #16 on the Radio Disney Top 30 and appears on the soundtrack to “Bandslam.” The band is currently headlining a club tour, The Full Moon Crazy Tour, and recently sold out New York’s famed Fillmore Theater at Irving Plaza and L.A.’s House of Blues on Sunset Boulevard. Their “Fashionably Late” nationwide concert tours begins in September.
Honor Society is: Michael Bruno (lead vocals, guitar), Andrew Lee (bass, backing vocals), Alexander Noyes (drums) and Jason Rosen (keyboards, guitar, backing vocals).
Sunday afternoon at D23 EXPO will also feature popular radio personality Ernie D from Radio Disney, the 24-hour contemporary hits radio network and the only radio broadcaster for kids and families, and “A Magical Afternoon with ‘Wizards of Waverly Place,’” with the entire cast of the series — Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone, Maria Canals-Barrera and David DeLuise, plus series executive producers Todd Greenwald and Peter Murietta. The Radio Disney Road Crew will be on hand with the “JONAS” Fan Van, playing music and inviting young fans to win prizes.
Jonas Brothers and Hollywood Records Team Up to Release, Fashionably Late, Debut Album From Honor Society
NEW YORK, Aug. 18 — Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas and Nick Jonas of the Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling band, Jonas Brothers, today announced they would team up with Hollywood Records to release Fashionably Late, the debut album from one of this summer’s hottest new band, Honor Society (www.myspace.com/honorsociety). Co-Written and Co-Produced by Honor Society and John Fields, and Executive Produced by Jonas Brothers, Fashionably Late is due for release on September 15, 2009. Honor Society is signed to a new “joint venture” record label to be owned by Jonas Brothers and Hollywood Records.
“Hollywood Records has been an incredible partner for us as a band,” say the Jonas Brothers. “Working with exciting new talent and producing music for them is a natural evolution in our careers and we couldn’t be more excited to have our friends from Honor Society be one of the first artists we will help launch.”
Added Disney Music Group Chairman Bob Cavallo, “We are delighted to form this label with the Jonas Brothers. Kevin, Joe and Nick have a keen ability to find and nurture talent, even guiding them through the studio as songwriters and producers. Their talents are truly impressive.”
Honor Society’s infectious new summer song and their first official single, “Where Are You Now,” was released on July 21. The single is taken from the soundtrack to the upcoming film, BANDSLAM (Summit Entertainment and Walden Media) starring Aly Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, Gaelen Connell and Lisa Kudrow which premieres in theatres on August 14. See link below to watch the video for “Where Are You Now.”