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Rye Coalition Biography


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Birth Place: New Jersey, USA
Years Active: 1994-present
Genres: Hard Rock, Post-hardcore


Rye Coalition is a hard rock band based in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. The band has released four full length albums, three EPs, a split 12" with Karp, and several 7" records.

Rye Coalition has released most of their albums on the Tiger Style or Gern Blandsten Records labels. The band's most recent album, ''Curses'', was produced by Dave Grohl. The album name refers to the band's 2003 deal to sign w

ith the ill-fated Dreamworks Records. After Dreamworks Records was sold to Universal/Vivendi, the band ended up "jumping from one sinking ship to another", eventually ending up at Interscope Records. Interscope paid to record ''Curses'', but the Rye Coalition was dissatisfied with the label. By mid-2004, Rye Coalition had managed to sever ties with the label and keep the rights to ''Curses'', which they released on Gern Blandsten.