Metal Blade Records

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Metal Blade Records
FoonderBrian Slagel
Distributor(s)RED Distribution (US)
Warner Bros. Records (1988–1993, US)
WEA (Ootside the US)
Riot Entertainment (Australie)
GenreVarious metal subgenres
Kintra o oreeginUnitit States
LocationAgoura Hills, Californie

Metal Blade Records is a record label which wis foondit bi Brian Slagel in 1982. The U.S. corporate office for Metal Blade is locatit in Agoura Hills, Californie. It haes offices in Germany, Japan, Canadae, an the Unitit Kinrick. The label is distributit in the U.S. bi Sony BMG Music Entertainment/RED Distribution. It wis distributit bi Warner Bros. Records in the Unitit States frae 1988 tae 1993.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Metal Blade Records wis foondit bi Brian Slagel, who at the time wis a record store employee in suburban Los Angeles, as a wey tae increase the recognition o local metal baunds. The label's first release wis a compilation album cried The New Heavy Metal Revue presents Metal Massacre, an includit Metallica, Ratt, an Black 'N Blue.[1]

Metal Blade airtists that hae appeared on the Billboard Top 200 chairt include The Goo Goo Dolls, Amon Amarth, Trouble, As I Lay Dying, Behemoth, The Black Dahlia Murder, Slayer, Cannibal Corpse, Fates Warning (the first Metal Blade baund tae hae achievit this), Tactics, Lizzy Borden, Anvil, Gwar, King Diamond, Job for a Cowboy, Whitechapel, Armored Saint, The Red Chord, Unearth, Between the Buried and Me, D.R.I. an Corrosion of Conformity.

Frae 1985 tae 1998, Metal Blade haed a sublabel cried Death Records, which released recordins bi D.R.I., Corrosion of Conformity, Cryptic Slaughter, The Mentors, Cannibal Corpse, Atheist, Angkor Wat, Loss for Words an Dark Funeral.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Features". Retrieved 15 August 2012.
  2. "Death Records (3) - CDs and Vinyl at Discogs". Retrieved 15 August 2012.

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