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Tag Archives: EMI

Century Media And Earache Records Announce U.S. Licensing Deal

Posted by on January 29, 2013

It’s been announced today that Century Media Records is partnering with Earache Records for a new licensing agreement. The three year deal will see Century Media handling all of Earache’s physical product distribution in the U.S. Earache previously partnered with Caroline Distribution/EMI for distribution. Earache’s U.S. label boss Al Dawson had the following to say […]

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MuseBox Exec Josh Eldridge Launches Gravedancer

Posted by on March 27, 2012

MuseBox VP of marketing Josh Eldridge has launched a new metal label called Gravedancer Records, teaming up with EMI for worldwide distribution. We’ll be interviewing Eldridge about his new label later this week.

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Adrenaline Mob Release Sample Of Duran Duran Cover Featuring Lzzy Hale

Posted by on February 28, 2012

There were a few surprises that occurred during Adrenaline Mob’s debut show in NYC last Summer. The most memorable one, though, was their cover of Duran Duran’s “Come Undone.” It took me and fellow fans in attendance a few seconds to realize what exactly we were hearing. But to say that Mike Portnoy and gang […]

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Slash Reveals Details Regarding Sophomore Solo Album, Announces U.S. Tour

Posted by on February 16, 2012

While all eyes are still on the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony this April, Guns N’ Roses fans have another thing to look forward to this Spring: a new album from Slash. The guitarist has revealed the cover artwork for his sophomore album Apocalyptic Love. It’s also been confirmed that the album will […]

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Adrenaline Mob Release New Music Video For “Undaunted”

Posted by on January 19, 2012

Adrenaline Mob, featuring ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy and Symphony X singer Russell Allen, have released a new music video for “Undaunted.”

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Google Music Reportedly Inks Deals With Sony, EMI

Posted by on November 16, 2011

Ahead of their scheduled launch today, Google Music has apparently reached deals with Sony and EMI, leaving Warner Music Group the sole holdout, according to Bloomberg.

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The Big Four Become The Big Three… Labels

Posted by on November 11, 2011

Oh, you thought we were talking about the bands? Nope, they’re still intact. However, EMI’s recorded music division has been sold to Vivendi, who owns the Universal Music Group. The $1.9 billion sale of the label group from Citigroup comes ahead of the expected sale of EMI’s more lucrative music publishing division to an investment group […]

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WMG Out Of the Running To Buy EMI

Posted by on November 1, 2011

Like a spurned girl at a high school dance, EMI just can’t get picked up. Last week, there were two main suitors in the bidding war for the label group and publishing company, Universal Music Group and Len Blavatnik, who owns Warner Music Group. Now, both label groups are out of the running. Universal dropped […]

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Citigroup Likely To Sell EMI In Two Parts, Bidding Starts To Heat Up

Posted by on October 27, 2011

Though the record industry as a whole is going through a rough time, EMI has especially experienced its fair share of trouble. That’s why it’s no surprise that Citigroup Bank is anxious to sell the famed label less than a year after acquiring it from equity firm Terra Firma. And while there were reports floating […]

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Win Megadeth’s “Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying” Deluxe Edition Box Set!

Posted by on July 11, 2011

After 25 years, Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying not only remains as one of Megadeth’s defining albums, but also as one of the most vital metal albums of all time. So to celebrate the 25th anniversary of this classic, EMI and Capitol Records are re-releasing the album in multiple remastered deluxe packages. While each package […]

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