Zomba Pub Inks Brand New Deal

DreamWorks act working on third album.

Zomba Music Publishing has signed Brand New, in a deal that includes all catalog and future material.

The rock/punk quartet, which has a new recording deal with DreamWorks/Interscope, is working on its third album, slated for release in early 2005.

Brand New's debut, "Your Favorite Weapon," was released in 2001 on Triple Crown. Its 2003 follow-up, "Deja Entendu" (Triple Crown/Razor & Tie), debuted at No. 63 on The Billboard 200 and has sold nearly 385,000 units in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.