Wind-up Records

  1. Alan Meltzer, Late Wind-Up Records Founder, Left $1.5 Million to Chauffeur, Doorman

    January 31, 2012 10:50 AM EST Alan Meltzer, who founded Wind-Up Records with his ex-wife and died suddenly of undisclosed causes in October at the age of 67, left behind a considerable fortune in his will. But few probably expected him to leave a large percentage of that fortu ...

  2. Alan Meltzer -- Late Wind-Up Records Founder, Three-Time Industry Success Story -- Remembered by Friends & Family

    November 02, 2011 6:15 PM EDT Alan Meltzer, who passed away Oct. 31, was a triple platinum music executive. He hit it big the first time out building a small CD wholesale business into a super one-stop, which he sold and ultimately realized about $30 million from; he invested ...

  3. Backbeat: Evanescence Rocks New York, Has Spinal Tap Moment Backstage

    November 02, 2011 1:53 PM EDT Evanescence's Amy Lee gives former Wind-Up Records exec Diana Meltzer a hug while surrounded by (from left) Evanescence bassist Tim McCord, drummer Will Hunt, and guitarists Troy McLawhorn and Terry Balsamo. Meltzer's ex-husband, label c ...

  4. Alan Meltzer, Founder of Wind-Up Records, Dies at 67

    October 31, 2011 9:31 PM EDT Alan Meltzer, the founder and former chairman of Wind-up Entertainment, passed away over the weekend, it was announced on Monday (Oct. 31). He was 67. Meltzer along with his wife Diana formed New York-based Wind-Up Records in 1997 after purchasing ...

  5. Wind-Up Records Signs With EMI Outside North America

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up Records, home of Creed, Evanescence and Seether, has signed a marketing and distribution deal with EMI Music Germany for the world outside North America. The first release expected under the new deal will be an album from the reformed Cree ...

  6. Lionsgate, Wind-Up Form Publishing Venture

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Filmed entertainment studio Lionsgate and Wind-Up Records have announced a joint publishing venture. The deal continues Lionsgate's expansion in to the music publishing business. Under the terms of the deal, Lionsgate will have an option to b ...

  7. Wind-up, Porter-Gentry Team For Durrance Push

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Wind-up Records has teamed up with Nashville-based development company Porter-Gentry Productions to help promote and market new Wind-up country act Eric Durrance. Under the new partnership, Wind-up will work with Porter-Gentry Productions' Be ...

  8. Canada's Ole In Deal With Five K

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Canadian music publisher ole has inked a deal with Victor Murgatroyd's newly launched Five K Entertainment Group. Murgatroyd's Five K Entertainment Group will find and develop artists under a new agreement with J Records. Murgatroyd will ...

  9. Wind-Up Records Makes Mobile Push

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up Records has tapped mobile media firm Airborne Entertainment to create a line of ringtones, ringback tones and an over-the-air full-song download service for its top acts, including Evanescence, Seether and Finger Eleven. Wind-Up has been p ...

  10. Lerner Exits Wind-Up

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Wind-up Records confirms executive Steve Lerner has left the company. Lerner, who has been with the label from some of its earliest days, served stints as president and CEO over the course of his nine-year tenure. Wind-up said in a st ...

  11. Report: EMI Looks To Buy Wind Up

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal could be for as much as $125 million. Britain's EMI Group is in advanced discussions to purchase independent record company Wind-Up Records for as much as $125 million in cash and shares, according to the New York Post on Wednesday, citi ...

  12. Sony BMG, Wind-up Extend Ties

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Wind-up Records have extended their international licensing agreement. Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Wind-up Records have extended their international licensing agreement. Sony Music Entertainment has had an int ...

  13. Wind-Up In 'Bachelor' Suit

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Label's Bob Guiney in hot water over promotion flap The production company behind ABC reality show "The Bachelor" is suing Wind-Up Records and one of the label's artists, Bob Guiney, for breach of contract. In the suit, filed D ...

  14. Wind-Up In 'Bachelor' Suit

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST The production company behind ABC reality show "The Bachelor" is suing Wind-Up Records and one of the label's artists, Bob Guiney, for breach of contract. The production company behind ABC reality show "The Bachelor" is su ...