Tag Archives: Pat Egan

Metal Insider’s top 20 stories of 2013

Posted by on January 3, 2014

As we close the books on the first Friday of 2014, we thought it might be fun to take a look back at the biggest stories on Metal Insider that ran in 2013. Sure, some of them are closely related to each other, others are huge and exclusive stories, others are gossipy and others, well, […]

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Online Auction Launched For Pat Egan’s Family

Posted by on March 5, 2013

It’s been a tough month for the coworkers, friends and especially family of Relapse Director of Sales Pat Egan, who passed away a few weeks ago due to complications from pneumonia. However, all of those people can take solace in knowing that they’re doing the best they can to cope and banding together to help […]

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Unreleased Pig Destroyer EP Released To Benefit Relapse Employee’s Family

Posted by on March 4, 2013

As we mentioned on Friday, Pig Destroyer have released a two-song EP from the Phantom Limb sessions, with the proceeds going directly towards the college fund of Pat Egan’s daughter Katie. Beloved by bands, his label, and his friends and family both in and out of the music industry, Egan died on February 18th from pneumonia-related illnesses. […]

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“Patlapse” Tribute Album A Success, More Ways To Help Coming Soon

Posted by on March 1, 2013

As Relapse Records and the metal community at large continues to mourn the loss of the label’s director of sales Pat Egan, the compilation that was set up to benefit his family is proving to be successful. Patlapse, a 20-track compilation featuring a large segment of the label’s roster that Egan was involved with over the […]

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Big Brother’s Adam Poch Recaps Survivor 26 – Week 2

Posted by on February 21, 2013

Big Brother 13 2nd runner-up Adam Poch is recapping Survivor Caramoan – Fans vs. Favorites for us, focusing on Matt “the Beard” Bischoff – BMX salesman & lead singer of the metal band Moonbow. Welcome to my weekly Survivor 26 Caramoan Fans vs. Favorites recap. I will be focusing on Matt “the Beard” Bischoff – BMX salesman & lead singer […]

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Relapse Releases Compilation To Benefit Pat Egan’s Family

Posted by on February 20, 2013

As we mentioned on Monday, Relapse director of retail sales and marketing and New York City metal fixture Pat Egan passed away earlier this week in a hospital after suffering complications from pneumonia. He touched the lives of many that he met, including countless bands he worked with. But as a lifelong metalhead, Egan loved […]

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Funeral And Memorial Fund Information For Pat Egan

Posted by on February 19, 2013

In the sad and untimely wake of the passing of Relapse’s Pat Egan, details for his funeral services have been released. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to his daughter’s college fund. Find information on both here.

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Relapse Records Director Of Sales Pat Egan Passes Away

Posted by on February 18, 2013

The New York area has lost a pillar of its metal community, as Relapse Records director of  retail sales and marketing Pat Egan has passed away. Egan had been in a hospital for the last several months after suffering complications from pneumonia. He’d been showing signs of improvement as recently as last week, and had […]

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Relapse Records’ Director Of Sales Responds To Grooveshark

Posted by on October 17, 2011

This past Friday (October 14), we shared an email thread between Robert Fripp, his team, and Grooveshark that Digital Music News were cc’d on. The emails chronicled Fripp’s struggle to get King Crimson’s material and his solo work removed from the streaming service. As it turns out, though, Fripp isn’t the only one who has […]

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NARM Metal Meetup Is One Week From Today

Posted by on May 4, 2011

If you’re in the Los Angeles area and have any desire to learn about the business and retail side of the metal music industry, you’re going to want to attend the Metal Meetup, taking place at the 2011 NARM Convention on Wednesday May 11 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Metal Insider […]

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