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Tag Archives: Al Dawson

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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March Is Metal Month: Earache’s Al Dawson Talks About Signing Criteria, Retail, Spotify; Win An Earache Prize Pack

Posted by on March 22, 2012

How does an Australian wind up running the American arm of influential UK metal label Earache? It’s kind of a long story, but Al Dawson was more than happy to oblige. Starting out as a tape trader in the ’80s (he was thanked on a 1984 compilation by Pushead), he eventually visited the UK, where […]

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‘Behind The Suit And Tie’ Documentary Peeks Behind The Metal Industry Curtain

Posted by on February 17, 2010

Behind The Suit and Tie, a long-in-the-making documentary on the metal industry, appears to finally be on the brink of release, as a six-minute trailer has been released: The film features one-on-one interviews with many notable who’s whos of the metal scene (including many of our friends and participants in the No Label Needed series) […]

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