Nettwerk Acquires Robot Of The Century Music
January 22, 2015 at 11:02 AM (PT)
NETTWERK MUSIC GROUP has acquired ROBOT OF THE CENTURY MUSIC, an independent music publishing imprint originally founded by former ROADRUNNER RECORDS Chairman CEES WESSELS.
Under the acquisition, NETTWERK’s teams throughout NORTH AMERICA and EUROPE will work directly with the songwriters on the ROBOT OF THE CENTURY roster, which includes such rock performer/songwriters as YOUNG THE GIANT, BLACK STONE CHERRY, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's JESSE LEACH and TRIVIUM.
NETTWERK Pres./COO SIMON MORTIMER-LAMB commented: “We are very excited to welcome the ROBOT OF THE CENTURY roster of artists and songwriters to NETTWERK. They have established themselves as some of the best in their genre and have achieved a global reach. We look forward to utilizing our teams throughout the world to ensure their continued growth and success.”
ROBOT OF THE CENTURY Pres. DOUGLAS KEOGH added: "The artists of ROBOT OF THE CENTURY, carrying the legacy of ROADRUNNER RECORDS, have a new home with NETTWERK that shares the same foundation for success: hands-on ownership, self-determination, teamwork and vision. As NETTWERK further establishes its global strategy and embraces growth in their roster and repertoire, these artists will enjoy a new team with the same core values that helped launch their careers. Onward and upward!"