Megaforce Records

Megaforce Records

Official Website: http://www.megaforcerecords.com/

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The record label for several bands in the heavy metal, hardcore punk and thrash genres, including Anthrax, S.O.D., M.O.D., Mind Funk, Metallica, and Overkill, Raven, and have recently signed with Ministry and Mushroomhead. They will be the distributor of Five Finger Death Punch's debut release, The Way of the Fist

Megaforce Records began in 1982 as home for the recordings of Metallica. Since then, Megaforce has gone on to release the recordings of Anthrax, Manowar, King's X, Ace Frehley and many others. Megaforce Records is distributed in the US through Sony BMG Music Entertainment/ RED Distribution.

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Dr. Know talks about Bad Brains' 'Woodstock Sessions'
Legendary DC hardcore veterans Bad Brains played a unique show recently, recording a new EP in a studio in Woodstock, NY in front of approximately 70 people. Filling in for H.R. was Jamaican singer Jesse Royal. The EP is part of a series aptly titled, The Woodstock Sessions. Guitarist Dr. Know referred to it as a "recording gig. It's great to have participation with…
2015-06-01 11:00:01

Meat Puppets (midwest)
Meat Puppets have announced a run of midwestern tour dates in support of their new LP for Megaforce Records (and fourteenth full-length overall), Rat Farm. Click below to see the…
2013-06-06 15:00:01

Meat Puppets: "Down"
Phoenix, AZ's Meat Puppets have released a new song titled "Down" from their upcoming album, Rat Farm. It's due out April 16,…
2013-03-27 10:30:01

Meat Puppets (US)
Phoenix, AZ's Meat Puppets will be embarking on a U.S. tour this spring to promote their upcoming album. The aforementioned album, rumored to be titled Rat Farm, is tentatively set to be released in March although no concrete date has been given yet. You can click Read More for the…
2013-02-01 10:30:01

Bad Brains: 'Into the Future'
Bad Brains are streaming their forthcoming album Into the Future on Spinner. The album is due out November 20, 2012(Today!) via Megaforce Records. It is the follow-up to Build a…
2012-11-20 12:00:02

Bad Brains detail 'Into the Future'
Bad Brains have revealed the track listing to their anticipated new studio album Into the Future. It's due out November 20, 2012 and is the follow up to Build a Nation which ended a 12-year hiatus for the legendary hardcore band. You…
2012-10-26 11:00:01

Bad Brains unveil album art for 'Into the Future'
Bad Brains have unveiled the album art for their upcoming release, Into the Future , designed by the famous artist, Shepard Fairey. The new album, which is slated for a…
2012-10-12 11:30:02

Bad Brains / H2O
To coincide with the release of their next album on November 20, 2012, legendary hardcore pioneers Bad Brains have announced two dates in California. The band enlisted support from H2O who will open the shows in Los Angeles and Santa Ana. You can click Read More for the…
2012-10-05 12:30:02

Bad Brains announce new album, stream title track
Pioneering Washington D.C. hardcore act Bad Brains have announced that they will be releasing their new album, Into the Future, on November 20, 2012 via Megaforce Records. It will be the band's first new material since 2007's Build…
2012-09-27 12:00:01

Lit: "You Tonight"
Lit have posted another new song titled "You Tonight." The song is set to appear on their upcoming album, The View from the Bottom, which is being produced by Butch Walker and will be their first new album since 2004's Lit. It's due out June 19th, 2012 via Megaforce. Check it out on their…
2012-05-01 15:00:01

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