Tag Archives: Roadrunner

New rock label launched by former Roadrunner Records executives

Posted by on February 21, 2023

  A new rock record label has been launched by two former executives from Roadrunner Records.  Blue Grape Music, formed in 2022, is the brainchild of Roadrunner Records founder Cees Wessels and the company’s former head of A&R David Rath. The two formed the new label “to empower its artists with the support and tools […]

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Code Orange ads displayed in Times Square

Posted by on December 7, 2017

  In some recent awesome news, ads for metallic hardcore band Code Orange are being displayed in NYC’s Times Square. The band is currently nominated for “Best Metal Performance” at this years Grammy’s and the ads are spreading the word. Hahaha. Holy shit, this is in Times Square. @codeorangekids @rrusa pic.twitter.com/VE7AKxCyXO — Travis Reilly (@TravisReilly) […]

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Motionless In White debut new song “Eternally Yours”

Posted by on January 27, 2017

  We’ve heard about Motionless In White’s forthcoming album Graveyard Shift at their new home with Roadrunner Records, Today, we found out its arrival will be May 5th. The band released the new song “Eternally Yours,” featuring the album’s artwork designed by a fan. “Eternally Yours” is not the only song that will be on […]

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Interview: Mayhem co-founder John Reese talks booking, wish list, and if anyone is too extreme to book

Posted by on June 16, 2014

When the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival kicks off on July 5th, it will be entering its seventh year. While Ozzfest has existed in the United States for twice as long (even though it hasn’t taken place here since 2010), Mayhem has grown from an upstart to an established annual event. Co-founded by Warped Tour founder […]

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Trivium streaming new album ‘Vengeance Falls’

Posted by on October 7, 2013

Trivium is streaming their new album Vengeance Falls online via Roadrunner Records, a week ahead of the official release date October 15. While the guitar solos are still the tight symphonic passages Trivium is known for, the vocal execution and some of the main riffs are a little more, shall we say “Disturbing,” with obvious influence […]

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Join The ‘Road Crew’ And Help Promote Roadrunner Releases

Posted by on February 28, 2013

While it definitely went through some growing pains last year, Roadrunner Records appears to be going through a renaissance. Not only are they signing bands like Kvelertak and The Devil Wears Prada, they’ve also resuscitated their long-dormant street team, “Road Crew.” Starting with the recent Gojira and Stone Sour tours, the Road Crew has been helping the […]

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Kevin Lyman Confirms Mayhem Fest Cruise To Take Place In December [Updated]

Posted by on April 19, 2012

While details are still scant, Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival founder Kevin Lyman confirmed to Metal Insider that the Mayhem Festival cruise that Machine Head mentioned at the Golden Gods Awards is indeed happening. The floating festival will take place from December 7-10.”We are just excited to get to put this together,” he told us. “It has […]

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Members Of Converge, The Mars Volta Join Max Cavalera And Greg Puciato’s Project

Posted by on March 12, 2012

It’s been a while since we last heard about Max Cavalera and Greg Puciato’s Nailbomb-like project. And that’s understandable, since The Dillinger Escape Plan have been touring quite a bit and Cavalera has been working on Soulfly’s new album (which comes out tomorrow, March 13). However, it looks like their project is becoming an even […]

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Mutiny Within Taking ‘Indefinite Hiatus’

Posted by on October 11, 2011

This past Summer, it was revealed that both vocalist Chris Clancy and keyboardist Drew Stavola parted ways with Mutiny Within. Though the NJ prog-metalcore group had made efforts to find a new singer, Mutiny Within have ultimately decided to take a break, perhaps permanently. The remaining members of Mutiny Within announced that they would be […]

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Daath’s Eyal Levi: “I’m Sick And Tired Of The Way Metal Records Sound”

Posted by on December 6, 2010

In the past several years, Eyal Levi has made his name known throughout the metal community. While best known as the guitarist of Daath, earlier this year he branched out into instrumental music, releasing an album with Daath guitarist Emil Werstler as Levi/Werstler. In addition to his fretwork, he’s also a noted producer, and more […]

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