DcTalk member plans int'l dates.

Kevin Max, best known for his work with groundbreaking Christian trio dcTalk, has signed a recording deal with Orange County, Calif.-based Northern Records. Max will begin recording his label debut in the spring.

Booked by CAA, Max has a busy touring schedule in the coming year, including appearances in Brazil in January, headlining New Zealand's Noise Conference in April and a 10-city trek through Europe in May.