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A semi-independent label started by former copywriter and RCA marketing/A&R executive Cees (pronounced "Case") Wessels. The first record on the label was a record from Jim Croce, but soon the label began buying international rights to American acts like Metallica and Megadeth and then signing their own metal and hardcore bands. The success of bands on the label attracted the interest of Island Def Jam, who bought half of the company for $33 million. The label has a roster heavily skewed towards metal - and is probably best known for acts like Slipknot and Fear Factory. However, it also releases a great deal of hardcore and crossover records from bands like Killswitch Engage and even released records from the post-Danzig Misfits.

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The Devil Wears Prada: "First Sight"
The Devil Wears Prada have posted a video for "First Sight." It's from their 2013 album,…
2013-10-04 13:30:01

The Devil Wears Prada: "Martyrs"
The Devil Wears Prada have posted the video for "Martyrs" from 8:18, their upcoming album due on September 13,…
2013-09-05 10:00:01

The Devil Wears Prada: "First Sight"
The Devil Wears Prada are streaming a new single from 8:18, their upcoming album due on September 13, 2013. Find it…
2013-08-29 15:00:01

The Devil Wears Prada: "Home for Grave"
The Devil Wears Prada has posted a stream of "Home for Grave." It's from 8:18 which is due out September 13,…
2013-08-16 16:00:01

The Devil Wears Prada: "Martyrs"
The Devil Wears Prada have released a new song, titled "Martyrs." The song will appear on the band's upcoming album 8:18, due out on September 13,…
2013-08-01 11:00:01

Mike D'Antonio (Killswitch Engage)
Armed with their new/old singer Jesse Leach and Disarm the Descent, Killswitch Engage is back in full force and better than ever as shown by their stellar new album, live show and attitude. Punknews interviewer Jason Epstein spoke to Killswitch Engage bassist Mike D'Antonio about Howard's departure, Jesse's return, the new album and the…
2013-06-24 20:00:01

The Devil Wears Prada to release new album in September
The Devil Wears Pradahave announced a September 17th release date for their new album via Roadrunner Records. The band released a teaser video for the album which may be seen under Read More.They last released Dead and Alive, a live album, in…
2013-06-17 11:00:01

Killswitch Engage: "In Due Time" (Lyric)
Killswitch Engage have posted a lyric video for "In Due Time." Last year, the band celebrated the 10th anniversary of Alive Or Just Breathing and…
2013-02-04 13:00:01

Killswitch Engage (Europe)
Killswitch Engage have booked a European tour set to kick off in April. Last year, the band celebrated the 10th anniversary of Alive Or Just Breathing and…
2013-02-01 10:00:01

Gojira / Devin Townsend Project / Atlas Moth
Gojira, The Devin Townsend Project and The Atlas Moth will kick off 2013 with a tour…
2012-10-23 10:00:01

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