Independent distributor Fontana has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Sonicstar Records. The label is the newly formed independent entertainment company led by Scooter Ward and Toby McDonald.

Ward is also the lead singer for metal band Cold. The label's first release is another Ward project, the Killer and the Star, whose debut album will be released in late June.

Other upcoming releases from Sonicstar will be a number of new offerings from Cold including a new studio album, a B-sides and rarities album, and a long form DVD.