Kill the Alarm
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Kill the Alarm

New York City, New York, United States

New York City, New York, United States
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"Kill the Alarm"

Kill the Alarm has already assembled a small army of fans in New York, enough to sell out the Bowery Ballroom twice this year. Now the band, headed by impressive vocalist/song-writer Garen Gueyikian, has its sights set out-of-state in an attempt to disseminate its radio-ready rock. The group recently remastered its February 2007 release, "Fire Away," and made it available as a free download for fans who sign up for the band's e-mail list. In the past two weeks, more than 1,000 new fans have signed up. According to the act's management, "Fire Away," has sold between 3,000 and 4,000 copies. The group also has experienced a steady flow of merch sales. With the help of agent Alex Ross at Supreme Entertainment, the group hopes to tackle the live circuit in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., next; fans in Chicago might be treated to a couple of Kill the Alarm signature covers, like Usher's "U Got It Bad" or K's Choice's "Not an Addict" Nov. 1 at the Beat Kitchen. The band has toured with and opened for such mainstream rock acts as Pat McGee, Eve 6, Cowboy Mouth and Pete Francis of Dispatch. Kill the Alarm is writing and recording new material and also contributing a song to fund-raising organization Make a Wish Foundation's Christmas CD. "In a year, playing Irving Plaza would be an amazing next step," Gueyikian says. "We'll keep on writing as much as possible because the more you put out, the more of a chance that someone will pick it up."

Laura O'Connor, Billboard Magazine

- Billboard Magazine, 10/25/08


""Filled With Hits""

“Produced by Jon Kaplan (Lola Ray, The Damnwells, Gavin DeGraw), [KTA’s] debut album, Fire Away, is filled
with hits.”

- Kings of A&R


"catchy, accessible pop-rock tracks that are hard to beat"

“Fire Away...is filled with catchy, accessible pop-rock tracks that are hard to beat…a mix of Jimmy Eat World, 3
Doors Down and Matchbox 20…[and] will be highly welcome on your stereo this summer!”

- Kudos Magazine


"KTA has got a buzz going..."

“KTA has got a buzz going and it’s obvious why. Garen not only knows how to write songs, he’s got a huge rock voice that serves as the perfect medium for them. Examples are the Live-ish title track
and ‘Call on Me,’ which is like the love child of some of the Goo Goo Dolls’ and Matchbox 20’s biggest hits.”

- Bullz-eye.com


"Fire Away Review"

"Fire Away was mixed and engineered brilliantly. As the principal songwriter, Garen brings to us
a true desire to consistently bring to life one standout track after another. And he surrounded
himself with musicians that follow in that desire. Garen, Alex, Sean, Kyle and Justin deliver on
all counts. Fire Away is a knockout debut." - Hard Rock Haven


Discography

Fire Away (2007) (Produced by Jon Kaplan - Gavin Degraw, Maroon 5, Ingrid Michaelson, Jet Lag Gemini)

Against the Grain (2011) - TBD

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Fronted by New Jersey native, Garen Gueyikian, Kill The Alarm (KTA) is a band with deep rock roots. Their debut album, “Fire Away,” is filled with tracks that land under your skin and scratch their way out. The edgy stepchild of Green Day and Matchbox 20, KTA is already being called part of the new wave of rock to come out of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Kill the Alarm is already causing a stir, debuting at a string of New York City clubs, giving the city’s rock scene a shot in the arm.

Known for his deep, soulful voice, and powerful lyrics, Garen describes his sound as “intense and real.” With this debut album, he focused on bringing the live concert experience into the studio and has recorded tracks that tap the sound he has been seeking since he began songwriting.

Sold Out numerous shows in NYC at Bowery Ballroom, Mercury Lounge, and 2 Rocks Off Concert Cruises.

Featured on CW11 TV's "On the Radar" and Billboard Magazine's "Billboard Underground."

"Fire Away" charted at Radio at #15 on FMQB Submodern Charts

KTA music has been featured on multiple TV shows including: Keeping up with the Kardashian, Real World, Road Rules, America's Psychic Challenge, Dr. Steve-O, Dawson's Creek, Whittaker Bay, Teen Mom 2, and most recently, a CBS promo for The Amazing Race.

KTA music is currently one of the top played songs in the popular JamLegend online video game and the #1 played song of all time in Rhythm Racer 2 iPhone / iPad game with over 750,000 plays. In addition, KTA's music has recently been added to a Russian dance video game.

Live HD Video from 930 Club: http://www.vimeo.com/album/44290