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Category Archives: Label Moves

Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt discusses leaving Roadrunner, starting band’s own record label

Posted by on November 28, 2017

Opeth frontman, Mikael Åkerfeldt sat down with Overdrive and discussed the band’s recent change in record labels. Since, 2005’s Ghost Reveries the band spent a decade with Roadrunner Records. However, their latest album, Sorceress, was released through their own label, Moderbolaget, and licensed through Nuclear Blast. During the interview, Åkerfeldt cites a bad experience with Roadrunner as […]

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Whitesnake jumps to Rhino, self titled album getting a reissue

Posted by on August 17, 2017

It’s hard to believe that Whitesnake’s self-titled 1987 album is 30 years old. One of the most iconic images of ’80s metal is the video for the #1 Billboard single “Here I Go Again,” which featured actress Tawny Kitaen doing gymnastics on the hood of future husband and Whitesnake frontman David Coverdale’s white Jaguar. “Still […]

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Sevendust sign with Rise Records

Posted by on July 10, 2017

For the last eleven years, Sevendust have had their own label, 7Bros. They’ve said that doing things themselves has made them more money that being with a label, but it’s a lot more labor-intensive. As Morgan Rose told us a few years ago:  This is no tour support, there is no money given to us. […]

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A Perfect Circle sign worldwide deal with BMG

Posted by on March 30, 2017

We’ve known since the beginning of the year that a new album from A Perfect Circle, their first album of original material since their sophomore album, 2003’s 13th Step, would be coming this year.. And while we didn’t know what label the album would be coming out on, we do now. The group, the brainchild of […]

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eOne signs CKY, new album coming this Summer

Posted by on March 30, 2017

Just the mention of the name CKY will probably bring you back to a simpler place, to the days of MTV after they stopped playing actual music videos, but before reality shows like The Hills and Jersey Shore that had no actual basis in reality. The Westchester, PA based group was more or less the house band of Jackass, mainly because […]

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