Elkland is an American band from Horseheads, New York formed in 2003. Originally named Goat Explosion, the group took a new name from the nearby town of Elkland, Pennsylvania. The band is on the Columbia Records label, a division of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. From April to June 2005, Elkland performed as the opening act for all concerts in Erasure's tour in North America. As of May 2006, Elkland had split, supposedly on what singer Jon Pierce has said were amicable terms.