Tag Archives: Century Media

Jon Schaffer to remain in jail throughout the week; label removes Iced Earth & Demons & Wizards from roster

Posted by on January 19, 2021

    After turning himself in, Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer will remain in police custody through at least this Friday (22nd). WISH-TV reports Schaffer, who turned himself in to the police on Sunday (17th) in Hamilton County, has since moved to Marion County Jail. The guitarist is now expected to go in front of “U.S. […]

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Misery Index sign with Century Media Records

Posted by on September 2, 2020

  Next year marks Misery Index’s twentieth anniversary as a band. To celebrate their milestone, the group plans on releasing their overall seventh studio album under their new label, Century Media Records, sometime in 2021. Today (2nd), the Maryland death metal act has announced signing with Century Media Records as they expressed their excitement: “We […]

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Century Media to host virtual ‘Isolation Festival’

Posted by on May 8, 2020

  Century Media Records has announced that they will be hosting a free virtual music festival. Dubbed ‘Isolation Festival, it is set to take place Thursday, May 14 on Century Media’s YouTube channel starting at 11AM PST/2PM EST and running for 24 hours. “Even though there is no way to fully replace a real live […]

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Reservoir Media buys Century Media’s publishing catalog

Posted by on June 7, 2017

Less than two years ago in Asugust of 2025, Sony purchased Century Media. Now, according to Billboard, Reservoir Media has acquired it’s publishing catalog. Century Media recently received its first platinum album with In This Moment’s Blood and artists who are currently signed to their roster include Insomnium, Arch Enemy, Deicide, Lacuna Coil, Iced Earth, and more. […]

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Video premiere: Broken Hope, “The Carrion Eaters”

Posted by on May 26, 2017

Next year, Chicago death metal standard bearers Broken Hope will celebrate their 30th anniversary. And with their seventh album, Mutilated and Assimilated, coming out on Century Media Records on June 23rd, we’re proud to premiere the video for “The Carrion Eaters.” The album was inspired by John Carpenter’s bleak 1982 horror film The Thing, and while the NSFW […]

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Body Count premiere new song “No Lives Matter”

Posted by on February 18, 2017

Last week we found out, Body Count are releasing the long anticipated album Bloodlust on March 31 via Century Media, featuring guest appearances from Randy Blythe (Lamb of God), Max Cavalera (Soulfly) and Dave Mustaine (Megadeth). We knew that they would premiere the new song “No Lives Matter” today, and thanks to Loudwire, the time has […]

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Before our CMJ listening party, check out a new Swallow the Sun track

Posted by on October 5, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/n2gDskxLLMc[/youtube] Is your calendar marked yet? October 16th (that’s next Friday!) is our CMJ Listening Party at the Acheron in Brooklyn. If you’re anywhere near there, “attend Metal Insider CMJ happy hour listening party” should be on it. If you’re not in the area, “mourn the fact that you’re not in the area for it” […]

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Century Media officially purchased by Sony

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Rumblings that a Sony was potentially going to acquire Century Media have been percolating since February. Yesterday, Music Business Worldwide reported it happened, and last night, Billboard got some more information about the purchase. While it was initially stated that the company was bought for $17 million, Billboard reports that Sony bought the company for around $20 million. That’s […]

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Did Sony just buy Century Media?

Posted by on August 24, 2015

It was rumored back in February that a major label was interested in acquiring Century Media. Now, according to a report from Music Business Worldwide, Sony has indeed bought the label for $17 million. Century Media, founded in 1988 in Germany, is the current home to In This Moment, At the Gates, Intronaut, Arch Enemy, Lacuna Coil and many […]

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Vattnet Viskar want you to join their Colony

Posted by on May 7, 2015

In case that, for some really strange reason,  you weren’t convinced about Vattnet Viskar’s new album after the title track they released earlier this month, here’s another track, which premiered via  Metal Injection, that will finish the job. This new track “Colony” has a different approach than the first single “Settler,” as it incorporates some progressive […]

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