Scottish rock band Gun sign worldwide services deal with Cooking Vinyl16 November 2023 - Press release
COOKING VINYL are proud to announce the signing of legendary Scottish rock band GUN to a worldwide artist services deal, with new music planned for release in 2024.
"We're thrilled to join Cooking Vinyl, a label we deeply respect for its exceptional roster. It's an honour to be part of this family, and we're confident our new album 'Hombres' will resonate with fans. Looking forward to a fruitful journey together." – Paul McManus, Gun drummer
"Signing Gun to Cooking Vinyl marks a significant milestone. The band's talent and the label's history of nurturing great acts promise an exciting future." – Brendan Moon, Gun's manager
"I am very proud to welcome Scottish rock royalty to Cooking Vinyl. Not only have they endured the good and bad times, they have now, in their 34th year, come up with the best album of their career. Gun deserve your attention" – Rob Collins, Cooking Vinyl M.D MTV
EMA award winners GUN were formed in Scotland by guitarist Giuliano Gizzi. During their lauded career GUN have achieved 3 UK Top 20 albums and 8 UK Top 40 singles including a cover of Cameo's Word Up which reached the UK Top 10 and charted all over Europe.
GUN has toured extensively over the years most notably with The Rolling Stones on their Steel Wheels / Urban Jungle tours. GUN enjoyed chart success in 2022 with 'The Calton Songs', clocking in at #2 on the Scottish album chart, #6 on the UK indie chart, and #13 on the UK physical albums chart.
GUN also received two major awards last November, the band was honoured with the Rock Legend award at Hard Rock Hell in Great Yarmouth and the Hard Rock Café Legends award at the Scottish Music Awards, the flagship event for the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy charity.