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on January 22, 2015 - 1:44am

With more than a century of experience in discovering and nurturing iconic recording artists, Parlophone is among the most famous and prestigious companies in the history of the music industry. The London-based PLG (Parlophone Label Group) joined Warner Music Group in 2013, bringing to the WMG family such artists as Coldplay, David Guetta, Lily Allen, Kylie Minogue, Damon Albarn, and the world-renowned EMI Classics label.


on January 22, 2015 - 1:43am

Established in 1960, Reprise Records is now an imprint under the Warner Bros. Records (WBR) umbrella, home to a diverse array of artists, including Neil Young, Tom Petty, Green Day, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, and others. They join an illustrious Reprise history that has included the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac, Eric Clapton, and Randy Newman. Originally formed by Frank Sinatra as a label that would give artists freedom and creative control, the early Reprise roster also included fellow Rat Pack members Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr., among others. Warner Bros.


on January 22, 2015 - 1:41am

Warner Music Group is home to one of the most extraordinary, timeless bodies of work in music history, spanning decades of cultural history and virtually every genre. As the keeper of the company’s rich legacy, Rhino Entertainment develops and promotes this collection across multiple media platforms. Established in 1978, Rhino evolved into the world’s premier reissue label, setting the standard for excellence in both the physical and digital worlds.


on January 22, 2015 - 1:39am

2016 will mark the 50th anniversary of Sire Records. Since its founding by industry legend Seymour Stein – who remains at the helm – and Richard Gotterher, Sire has lived at the cutting edge of modern music. The Sire vision continues today with Delta Rae, Ben Fields, Residual Kid, Cold Fronts, and others. In 1976, ten years after its formation, Sire joined the Warner Music Group family and quickly became a pioneering force on the emerging punk and new wave scene, signing such groundbreaking artists as the Ramones and Talking Heads.

Roadrunner Records

on January 22, 2015 - 1:38am

The name Roadrunner has defined authentic, no-compromise hard rock and metal music for over three decades. The Roadrunner roster of today boasts an impressively diverse array of artists, among them Slipknot, Rush, Theory of a Deadman, Killswitch Engage, Stone Sour, Dream Theater, Amity Affliction, and Trivium. Roadrunner’s roots stretch back to 1980, when the company started out as an independent Dutch importer of heavy metal albums.