May 11, 2016


Sum 41 Sign New Label Deal for Comeback Album

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Burak Cingi/Redferns

Last summer, we learned that, since recovering from rehab, Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley has become dedicated to releasing new music. His band launched a PledgeMusic profile to fund the project, and fans came out in droves. Fast forward to December and Whibley dropped a few teases of new tunes. When we talked to the guy at the top of this year, he said Sum 41 has written a handful of songs and are looking for a label. Today, they've found one.

Alternative Press reports that the Canadian pop-punk band has signed to Hopeless Records for its upcoming comeback record, the same label home to New Found Glory and All Time Low.

Whibley said of the move:

“It’s crazy to think that we started this band 20 years ago and so much has happened, and it all happened really fast. When I look back at everything it still feels like it’s all so recent. I think this a good thing because it still feels like there is still so much to do... which is why I am excited for a new album and to be releasing it with Hopeless Records.”

Revisit our interview with the guy here. Make sure to click through our list of the 11 strongest pop-punk debuts of all time.