Roadrunner Records

  1. Rush Signs With Roadrunner, Preps New Album for 2012: Exclusive

    August 31, 2011 11:30 AM EDT Rush is on the move. The prog rock legends behind "Tom Sawyer," "Fly By Night" and "The Spirit of Radio" have partnered up with Roadrunner Records after being doggedly pursued by the rock-heavy imprint. "After ye ...

  2. Roadrunner Records Launches New Comedy Imprint

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST On the heels of the label's full acquisition by Warner Music Group, Roadrunner Records is announcing a new comedy imprint. The first comic signed to the Roadrunner Comedy imprint is Doug Stanhope, whose album is slated for release in 2011. St ...

  3. Roadrunner HQ To Shed Up To 20 Staff

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Between 15 and 20 people will lose their jobs as a result of the full acquisition of Roadrunner Records by Warner Music Group last week. All of them are currently working at Roadrunner headquarters in Naarden in the Netherlands. The present headco ...

  4. Police: Slipknot Bassist Found Dead In Iowa hotel

    May 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Paul Gray, the bassist for Grammy-winning metal band Slipknot, was found dead Monday in an Iowa hotel room but foul play wasn't suspected, police said. A hotel employee found Gray, 38, dead in a room at the TownePlace Suites in Urbandale, a s ...

  5. Korn Signs To Roadrunner

    April 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Veteran hard rock act Korn has signed a worldwide recording deal with Roadrunner Records. The band's first release on the label will be its ninth studio set "Korn III -- Remember Who You Are," produced by Ross Robinson, who collabor ...

  6. Loud & Proud Readies Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'God & Guns'

    September 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In an industry where most executives are always chasing something new and sexy, Tom Lipsky has carved a successful niche working with veteran acts. Combining his appreciation for seasoned artists with an understanding of what fans want and loads o ...

  7. AMBC Divides Opinions Down Under

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The music business Down Under has a bright future. But none of the AustralAsian Music Business Conference's speakers could quite agree what that might be. That was the lingering impression from the 2009 AMBC event, which took place Aug. 20-22 ...

  8. Touring Panel: Developing New Acts Vital To Biz

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST At a time when album sales continue to plunge and artists turn to touring as their primary source of income, the development of newer acts is crucial to the future of the music business, according to the "Who Do You Love?" panel at the 5 ...

  9. Slipknot: Chaos Theory

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The moment is burned into the mind of Roadrunner Records president Jonas Nachsin. It was 1999, and his label had convinced Ozzfest organizers to put its newly signed band, Slipknot, on the festival's second stage. Curious to see the band in a ...

  10. Roadrunner, Lipsky Team For Joint Venture

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Roadrunner Records has partnered with music industry veteran Tom Lipsky to launch a joint venture label. The as-yet-unnamed label will focus on new recordings by established classic rock artists. Worldwide physical and digital distribution, market ...

  11. Roadrunner Signs Aussie Band Airbourne

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Roadrunner Records has signed Australian hard rock band Airbourne, and will release its debut album "Runnin' Wild" early 2008 in the United State and Europe. The album, released in its home territory through EMI Music Australia, ent ...

  12. CKY Races To Sign Global Deal With Roadrunner

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Netherlands-headquartered indie label Roadrunner Records has signed CKY, the Pennsylvania rock band, to a global deal. New releases are expected next year. The act, which released its debut album "Volume 1" in 1999 on U.S.-based Volcom E ...

  13. Roadrunner Names Senior Marketing VP

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Label vet most recently with Sanctuary. Madelyn Scarpulla has been named senior VP of marketing for Roadrunner Records. Based in New York, Scarpulla reports to the label's president Jonas Nachsin. Scarpulla has garnered a range of industry kn ...

  14. Warner/Chappell Launches Incubator Label

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former A&R exec to head initiative as GM. Warner/Chappell Music is branching out into the record business. The publisher has formed Perfect Game Recording Co., a new incubator designed to promote and develop emerging songwriter/artists. Pe ...

  15. Independent Trade Body Sets L.A. Meeting

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rose, Silverman, Gottlieb slated to attend. The American Assn. of Independent Music (A2IM) has firmed up details for its first West Coast meeting, to be held Monday, July 25, at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles. Acting president Don Rose will b ...

  16. AAIM Launches With New York Conclave

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie trade body reveals members, due procedures. Representatives from V2, Artemis, Smithsonian Folkways, Saddle Creek, Spin Art and Putumayo World Music were among the labels on hand for the official launch of the American Assn. of Independent Mu ...

  17. AAIM Launches With New York Conclave

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie trade body reveals members, due procedures. Representatives from V2, Artemis, Smithsonian Folkways, Saddle Creek, Spin Art and Putumayo World Music were among the labels on hand for the official launch of the American Assn. of Independent Mu ...

  18. Roadrunner Links With Digital Video Firm

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Roadrunner Records is the first international record company to sign up with Muzikplugger, a new U.K.-based service provider that specializes in distributing music videos digitally to TV broadcasters. LONDON -- Roadrunner Records is the first inte ...

  19. Roadrunner Links With Digital Video Firm

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Muzikplugger distributes to TV networks. Roadrunner Records is the first international record company to sign up with Muzikplugger, a new U.K.-based service provider that specializes in distributing music videos digitally to TV broadcasters. Durin ...