Rob Zombie Manager to Start New Record Label, Madball Want Stolen Guitars Back + More News
Veteran artist manager Andy Gould (Rob Zombie, Pantera) will be starting a new record label focused on hard rock artists. Named T-Boy Records, the label will fall under the Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) umbrella. Gould got his start in the music industry working for Beatles producer George Martin in their native England. His distinguished career has found Gould guiding the careers of Morrissey, Kool & the Gang, Guns N’ Roses and Primus, among others.
T-Boy’s first signings have yet to be revealed. [Hits]
To celebrate its fifth anniversary, Divebomb Records is giving away a 43-song digital comp, featuring a track from nearly every release they’ve issued since their inception, along with some tracks from forthcoming releases scheduled for 2013. So download it ASAP. Go here to grab your 43 free songs from Divebomb. Don’t forget to thank ‘em on your way out. [Press Release]
The annual Rock Star Energy Drink Mayhem Festival will have four stages this year and announce the lineup on March 18. Check out the teaser video below, which should get you pumped for the next round of Mayhem, which has been laying waste to cities since 2008.
Watch Mayhem Video Teaser
Hatebreed and Revolver have teamed up to offer a cost-effective way to increase your metal intake. For a limited time, you can order a CD and download of the ‘Breed’s new album The Divinity of Purpose, out Jan. 29, which will include a one-year subscription to the World’s Loudest Rock magazine. Order here.
Madball want their stolen guitars back. The NYHC band had some axes jacked at a show this weekend. Below is their plea for the safe return of their equipment. Keep your eyes open for ‘em if you reside in the area where the guitars were stolen.
“We would like to reach out to you, our fans and supporters for your help right now. We had some band equipment stolen this past weekend, including some of our guitars which are irreplaceable. If you’re a fan of Madball, or just someone who would like to help, please keep your eyes open for these guitars that we will post pictures of. Check your local guitar store, pawn shop, anywhere someone might look to turn these into cash. This happened in the NY area, so that’s the focus of our attention, but New Jersey, Connecticut, anywhere is a possibility. If you come across these, please contact us ASAP so we can pursue further action. Thanks!” [Lambgoat]
Oceano are working on their new album, which they are calling Incisions. It is the follow up to 2010′s Contagion. To give you a taste of what you’re in for, the band has released a lyric video for the new song “Slow Murder,” which is slated to appear on the record. Enjoy this brutal taste of what’s to come.
Watch ‘Slow Murder’ Lyric Video