Universal Music Germany, Napalm Records Sign Distribution Partnership Deal
Universal Music Germany and Napalm Records have signed a long term
distribution partnership deal. The news was officially announced by both
companies yesterday, August 6th. From now on, Universal Music will
distribute all Napalm Records long players in Germany, Austria and
Founder and CEO Napalm Records Handels GmbH Markus Riedler
commented: "For Napalm Records, the distribution deal with Universal is
both – a challenge and an incentive. In addition, it will lead to a lot
more metal and rock in the home of Universal. Along with Universal we
want to further improve our strengths, find trends in the Metal and Rock
scene, establish newcomers and to take care of international acts.
Napalm Records, the independent rock and metal label joining forces with
the strongest partner in the music business, will present the market
with lots of surprises. We look forward to this exciting co-operation
and are happy about the trust put in our label. Thanks a lot to the
whole Universal team!"
Senior Vice President Universal Music GmbH Tom Bohne further
commented: "Markus and his Napalm Records team are one of the big names
in the metal scene. With Universal Music, Napalm Records shall become
the leading brand of the genre. I look forward to the cooperation and I
am sure that it will be exciting, successful and loud."