Obituary signed with Candelight Records.About the subject bassist Frank Watkins said;
"We are very excited to be part of Candlelight Records. This will mark a new chapter in death metal history." Vocalist John Tardy adds, "We are really looking forward to having a record company that wants to work with us. We feel rejuvenated and this new album is gonna be sick!" Drummer Donald Tardy comments, "We couldn't be more pumped about teaming up with Candlelight. It is an unbelievable feeling to know that a record company cares about our music as much as we do."